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Anca Simeria and Iuliana Bidalache Make Partner at Popescu & Asociatii

Anca Simeria and Iuliana Bidalache Make Partner at Popescu & Asociatii

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Former Managing Associates Anca Simeria and Iuliana Bidalache have been promoted to Partner at Popescu & Asociatii, starting on January 1, 2022.

Simeria leads the firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions and Capital Markets practices, also contributing to the development of the Employment, Compensations, and Benefits practice at Popescu & Asociatii. She joined the firm in 2019 as a Managing Associate. Prior to that, she was a Senior Associate at Musat & Asociatii from 2016 to 2019. Earlier, she worked for Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii first as a Trainee and later as an Associate, between 2012 and 2016.

"This promotion represents the most important step in my development as a professional in the legal field, and I am glad to have the trust and support of my colleagues," Simeria said of the appointment. 

Bidalache heads the Restructuring and Insolvency practice at Popescu & Asociatii. She is also an Insolvency Partner at the affiliated insolvency company, Popescu Insolvency. Bidalache has been with Popescu & Asociatii for almost three years, having first joined as a Managing Associate in 2019. Earlier, she worked at Musat & Asociatii as a Senior Associate, from 2015 to 2017, and as a Managing Associate, between 2017 and 2019. She also worked as an Attorney-at-Law at BDO Business Restructuring, between 2012 and 2014.

"I am lucky to have alongside a united team, on which I can rely every time, which I appreciate, and with whom I want to build for the long term," Bidalache added.

"Iuliana and Anca are excellent strengths for Popescu & Asociatii," Partner Octavian Popescu commented. "We are very glad to have them in the management structure of the company, being founding members and contributing significantly to today's success. The extraordinary skills they have, together with the significant experience in their areas of expertise, allow us to highlight once again our capabilities in Corporate and Commercial, Mergers and Acquisitions, Capital Markets, and Restructuring and Insolvency."

Popescu & Asociatii at a Glance

Popescu & Asociatii is a top Romanian business law firm founded to provide premium integrated services to premium businesses, both in Romania and abroad, in all the relevant areas of practice, and especially in all industries of interest for active economic players.

Established as a full-service law firm, Popescu & Asociatii genuinely combines the expertise and exposure in the consultancy field with high level of strategic capabilities and experience in trials and court rooms, to provide state-of-art advice and representation both in local and cross border deals and files. The firm acts for corporation, local companies, banks and financial corporations, as well as for investment funds and entrepreneurs in all the areas of law: Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate and Commercial/Mergers and Acquisitions, Competition and Antitrust, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Compensations and Benefits, Energy and Natural Resources, Environment, Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals, Intellectual Property and GDPR, IT, Telecom & Media, Infrastructure, PPP and Public Procurement, Prevention, Compliance and White-Collar Crime, Real Estate and Construction, Restructuring and Insolvency, Transport Law.

Our mission is to deliver strategic, excellent and innovative legal and business solutions. Excellence, collaboration, and innovation are at the core of the way we work, with each other and with our clients. We focus on building long-term relationships and we do this by staying true to our founding principles: to provide client service and the highest standards, always keeping in mind work ethics, integrity and the responsibility towards our clients businesses, deals and cases that they entrusting us.

Popescu & Asociatii is ranked and recognized among outstanding law firms in Romania by all the high-profile legal directories researching the Romanian market, Chambers & Partners, Legal 500 EMEA, IFLR 1000 Financial and Corporate and Benchmark Litigation Europe edition. In addition, the firm received Best Litigation Law Firm in Romania award and has been recognized as one of the best White-Collar Crime Romanian law firms, based on our outstanding experience and market recognition in Romania, at the Legal Annual Awards Gala.

More information about Popescu & Asociatii can be found here.