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BGI Romania

Balms Romania & Asociatii

BGI Romania

Balms & Asociatii is a full service Romanian law firm and one of the international offices of the Spanish Group Balms Abogados. It is also part and founding member of Balms Group International, BGI, a network of independent law firms present in more than 20 countries throughout Europe, North and South America, Africa and Asia.

We offer a comprehensive, tailor-made service of the highest quality that distinguishes our firm. With over 20 years of experience in the law field, comprehensive service, personalized treatment, thorough analysis of all matters and the specialization and continuous training of our partners and professionals are the pillars on which the work of Balms & Asociatii is based, striving for excellence and the absolute satisfaction of our clients.

Balms & Asociatii offers a wide-range of quality legal services, custom-made to fulfil the expectations and needs of each of our clients in all spheres of Private and Public Law. Our advantage over other law firms in Romania is the possession of know-how and our links between the local reality and the international community. The members of our staff have deep roots into Romanian culture, its traditions and people. They always consider the best juridical solution according to the plans and objectives of the client.

The collaboration among international and Romanian lawyers enables us to efficiently combine knowledge of the local reality with the know-how of professionals throughout the offices that make up the network of Balms Group.

Areas of expertise
  • Litigation
  • General Corporate and Company Law
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Criminal Law
  • Banking and finance
  • Energy
  • Real Estate
  • Commercial Law
  • Competition law
  • Copyright and Intellectual Property Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Employment Law and immigration
  • Mediation and arbitration
  • Public procurement
  • Taxation
Our team
Juan Luis Balmaseda de Ahumada y Díez

Juan Luis Balmaseda de Ahumada y Díez
Senior Partner

Bachelor of Arts in Law, Universidad Complutense, Madrid. Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Universidad Complutense, Madrid. Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, Universidad Complutense, Madrid. Master in Tax Law, I.E.E., Madrid. Master in International Law, University of Berkely, USA. Master in European Community Law, Universidad Complutense, Madrid. Planning Law Course from the Málaga Bar Association. Founding Partner of Balms Abogados. Founding Partner of Balms Group International (BGI). Founder, Honorary President and Vice President of Fundación Balms para la Infancia. Honorary Member of the Bulgarian-Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Bulgaria. Specialized in Foreign Investments, International Law, Civil Law, Urban and Community Law. Languages: Spanish, English, French and Portuguese.

Julio Aguado Arrabé

Julio Aguado Arrabé
Senior Partner

Bachelor of Arts in Law, Universidad Autónoma, Madrid. Administrative Law Degree, Facultad de Derecho, Málaga. Planning Law Degree from the Bar Association of Malaga. Specialized in Company law, Mortgage Law and Litigation. Founding Partner of Balms Abogados. Founder of Balms Group International (BGI). Languages: Spanish, English and French.

Katja Blackmer

Katja Blackmer
Partner / Lawyer

1985 Magister Juris and Doctor Juris, Law School, University of Vienna, Austria. 1986 Legal Department, Raiffeisen Leasing, Vienna, Austria. 1987 – 1994 Head of Legal Department Raiffeisen Leasing, Vienna, Austria. Since 1995, Balms Abogados, Marbella, Spain Since 2000, Partner of Balms Abogados, Marbella. 2009 – 2010 Graduation of Seminar “Spanish Law for Foreign Lawyers” at Alcalá de Henares University, Madrid. 2010 Homologation of Austrian title “Doctor at Law” with Spanish Law Degree at Alcalá de Henares University, Madrid. 2010 Registration as member of the Malaga Law Society, Spain.

Óscar Gómez Monasterio

Óscar Gómez Monasterio
Partner / Lawyer

Bachelor of Arts in Law, Universidad de Sevilla. Master in Legal Advice to Enterprises by ICADE, P. Universidad Comillas (Madrid). Litigation Department. Specialized: Civil Litigation and Labor Law. Languages : Spanish and English.

Jorge Martín Losa

Jorge Martín Losa
Partner / Lawyer

Bachelor of Arts in Law, Universidad Complutense, Madrid. Master in Business Law. Master in Labor Law , Escuela Jurídica Federico de Castro (Centro Universitario Villanueva adscrito a la UCM). Legal Practice Course at the School Federico de Castro (Centro Universitario Villanueva attached to the UCM). Business Law Course (PW Coopers). Languages : Spanish and English.

Dragos Visan

Dragos Visan
Managing Partner

Dragos Visan is the Managing Partner of Balms & Asociatii Romania. He is specialized in corporate law, competition and M&A and is also involved in the development and implementation of the legal framework and have succeeded to resolve disputes of any nature faced by the clients. Also he has a wide experience in banking area, Dragos served as coordinator of the corporate department of a prestigious bank in Romania. In addition, he has gained a wide reputation by concluding major transactions on real estate market and has been handling a wide variety of complexed transactions covering legal and regulatory issues in purchase and sale, concession, property insurance, public works, property development and investment. He is a member of the National Union of Bars in Romania and also an active member of the Romanian Association for the Study of Comparative Law and Private International Law. He speaks English fluently.

Location

Bucharest

Balms Romania & Asociatii
BGI Romania
office@balms.ro
www.balmsabogados.com

Tel. +40 21 2321018
Fax +40 21 2321018
8-10 Anton Pann Street.
3rd District
030796 Bucharest
Romania

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