Ciucan and Associates

Professional excellence is the cornerstone of our business relations.

The main activities undertaken by our lawyers include:

•Preparation of standard draft contracts for real estate acquisition used for the development of the downstream network of an oil distribution company including negotiation of the contractual package for the acquisition of the relevant pieces of real estate
•Preparation of standard models of contracts for rentin commercial spaces used for developing the "proximity store concept" retail network of a Dutch investor in Romania, including the negotiation of contract package for renting property relevant activities that involved

- Drafting legal opinions, due diligence reports and memoirs about the legal status of the buildings that were to be rented
- Drafting pre-contracts, sale – purchase contracts, lease contracts, mortgage contracts and assistance before the notary public to sign and authenticate all contract types
- Checking the technical and legal regime of the property with the competent public authorities
- Drafting and negotiating general terms of lease contracts (lease pre-contract - Head of Terms) dealing with the spaces located in malls and / or shopping centers
- Drafting and negotiating contracts involving the lease of commercial spaces located inside malls and / or shopping centers
- Participation in signing the lease contracts

•Legal assistance granted to a UK based investment fund in relation to certain aspects concerning the acquisition of a large piece of real estate for the development of a retail park in Romania
•Legal assistance of a large Austrian property fund in connection with the acquisition of a logistics operations center including due diligence on the relevant pieces of real estate 
•Legal assistance granted to a group of companies active in the oil sector in connection with the acquisition of the oilfield Lumbaqui in Ecuador
•Legal analysis of the real estate related matters and impact thereof on a development project intended to be carried on by an airport operator with a view to extend the airport infrastructure (including by building a logistic park)
•Legal assistance granted to an international manufacturer of electronic devices in connection with the acquisition of a piece of real estate and the construction of a 13 hectares manufacturing plant 
•Legal assistance granted to a refinery in relation to the negotiation and execution of turn key, BOT and BOOT contracts
• Legal assistance granted to a group of companies in the oil sector (including holding company that owns) in structuring a lease-back transaction of approximately EUR 180 million
• Permanent advice given to one of the most important clients of our company for all the projects of office buildings / residential areas in Romania in relation to aspects concerning lease contracts, general contractor contracts, joint venture agreements, on issues regarding re- financing, banking etc.
•Legal assistance granted to the defendant in an arbitration process with respect to a general contractor FIDIC contract with a value of EUR 10,500,000
•Legal assistance granted in relation to the sale of a land area of 5 ha in Ploiesti to an important retail company of Germany, amounting to EUR 1,500,000, including assistance relating to the procedures of due diligence, conclusion of the sale – purchase contract and assistance granted with respect different zoning procedures; legal assistance on real estate acquisition, conclusion of rental and management contracts, advice on getting permits and on regulatory issues for the developers of shopping centers, office buildings, industrial parks, plots of land, residential projects, hotel industry