Mareș & Mareș and Dolea & Co announced they have concluded a strategic alliance aimed at providing integrated legal services in Romania and the Republic of Moldova in the field of white collar crime, investigations, international disputes, as well as commercial and investment arbitration.
“In these areas, clients need assistance on the legal systems in two or more jurisdictions and our partnership distinguishes on the market through swifter and more flexible solutions, at the same quality standard on both Romanian and Moldavian legal matters. Moreover, we have the resources and capabilities to adapt to any request, so that anyone, whether they are local entrepreneurs, multinational companies or individuals, can benefit from the most appropriate defence strategies and an fair balance between two essential elements: cost and added value“, declared Mihai Mareș, founding partner of Mareș & Mareș.
“Considering Mihai’s involvement in some of the most sophisticated local and cross-border cases and our experience in arbitration, including with a Magic Circle firm, this collaboration offers us considerable strengths: international exposure, integrated teams, qualitatively and functionally specialized exclusively in white collar crime, litigation and arbitration, access to best practices and cooperation with some of the best and most respected global alliances in the field “, added Sorin Dolea, founding partner of Dolea & Co.
Over the past decade, Mareș & Mareș has managed several high profile white collar crime files involving Romanian and Moldavian businessmen and companies, in fields such as pharmaceuticals, retail, construction, automotive.
Dolea & Co was founded this year by Sorin Dolea, a respected Moldavian lawyer specializing in investment and commercial arbitration. The firm brings together the best experts in international disputes, criminal law, economic and corporate crime, with practice in continental and Anglo-Saxon law systems. Dolea & Co manages litigation in various industries, including construction, banking, insurance, media and telecom, pharmaceuticals.
About Mihai Mareș:
One of the best and most respected white collar crime lawyers in Romania, Mihai specializes exclusively on criminal defense for senior executives, entrepreneurs, major industrial groups, financial institutions and large international and domestic companies. He represents clients before The National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA), The Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT) and other Romanian courts, in a wide range of matters involving money laundering, fraud, bribery and other forms of corporate misconduct. With a Ph.D. in criminal procedure from the Romanian Academy’s Legal Institute, Mihai regularly publishes articles and studies on criminal law and criminal procedure and participates in international and national conferences related to these fields. With a Ph.D. in criminal procedure from the Romanian Academy’s Legal Institute, Mihai regularly publishes articles and studies on criminal law and criminal procedure and participates in international and national conferences related to these fields.
About Sorin Dolea:
Sorin is acknowledged by clients for his experience and specialization in investment and commercial arbitration. While working with some of the largest international law firms (including Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP’s offices in Vienna and Frankfurt), Sorin has represented clients from various industries before prestigious courts such as the London Court of Arbitration (LCIA), The Arbitration Court of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the Vienna International Arbitration Center (VIAC). A Ph.D. candidate in international law at the State University of Moldova, Sorin has an impressive academic record, which includes: a degree from the University of Geneva and the Institute of International Relations and Development in Geneva, law training courses from the Hague Academy of International Law and the Paris Arbitration Academy. Sorin is also the author of over 20 articles on international arbitration.