Ijdelea & Associates promotes a work culture in which determination and remarkable results are always recognized and rewarded, and our latest promotions reflect their great achievements. We are proud to share that Ancuța Pop and Siranuș Hahamian enter the firm’s Partnership, Alexandra Ciambur-Laza was promoted to Managing Associate and Alexandru Popescu and Lorena Vasvari became Senior Associates.
Ancuța Pop joined the firm in 2021 as coordinator of the dispute resolution group. An experienced and persuasive litigator backed by over 13 years of practice-area expertise spanning civil and commercial litigation and arbitration, complex administrative law and employment disputes as well as real estate and construction matters. An excellent communicator and strategist, she boasts an outstanding success rate of over 90%. Prior to joining the firm, Ancuța worked for more than 11 years at one of the top law firms in Romania.
Siranuș Hahamian has been with the firm since 2020 when she started coordinating the real estate and construction and project finance groups. A highly versed lawyer, valued by clients for her fully encompassing and sound legal advice, Siranus has in-depth expertise on acquisitions and disposal of real estate, commercial leasing and property management, investment and development of real estate projects, as well as on banking and finance area, negotiation of various types of credit facilities and RBLs, securing debt, equity, and complex project financing, post-acquisition and post-financing restructuring matters and security structures. Owing to her extensive experience she also provides invaluable support to the firm’s M&A team.
A recent addition to the firm’s team, Alexandra Ciambur-Laza is a highly skilled dispute resolution lawyer with over 9 years of experience in civil, commercial, real estate and contentious-administrative litigation as well as employment law disputes and TUPE cases. She successfully assisted clients in complex cases, enforcement procedures and debt recovery measures. Clients and colleagues appreciate Alexandra for her thorough mind, her focus, and creative solutions.
Alexandru Popescu is an exceptionally talented lawyer, having been with the firm since 2018. His work focuses on energy and natural resources and the entire spectrum of regulatory, compliance and licensing issues as well as on ESG matters. Very hands-on and result oriented, Alexandru contributed to successful first-to-market permitting procedures undertaken for our clients.
An outstandingly bright and driven lawyer, Lorena Vasvari joined the firm in 2021 as part of the firm’s corporate and commercial and M&A practices. She also provides support to the regulatory and compliance and real estate & construction law practices of the firm. Lorena’s consultancy practice is bolstered by her arbitration expertise, having been involved in numerous international and complex arbitration cases under the rules of major arbitral institutions.
“Congratulations to all our colleagues on their well-deserved promotions. I am delighted to stand by such outstanding legal professionals. Since 2008 when the firm was established, we have tried and tested various structures and I trust this is the best one yet.”, said Managing Partner Oana Ijdelea.
Ijdelea & Associates is a law firm at the forefront of the Romanian legal services market. The firm supports domestic and international investors with integrated legal services and solutions, having a special focus on the following sectors: M&A, Energy & Natural Resources, Project Finance, Corporate & Commercial, Regulatory & Compliance, Real Estate & Construction and Dispute Resolution. The accomplishments of the firm’s team are confirmed by the client portfolio, the domestic and international recognition as well as the affiliation to TAG Law, as an exclusive member for Romania.