Lawyers Irina Dimitriu and Mihnea Galgotiu-Sararu, promoted to Deloitte Romania partners

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Lawyers Irina Dimitriu and Mihnea Galgotiu-Sararu, promoted to Deloitte Romania partners

3 June 2024

Lawyers Irina Dimitriu and Mihnea Galgotiu-Sararu, who have been for several years Partners at Reff & Associates, the law firm affiliated to the Deloitte Legal network, have been promoted to Deloitte Romania partners, effective as of June 2024.

“I congratulate Irina and Mihnea for their remarkable ascension to partnership. I trust they will serve our clients with integrity and grow our teams with unwavering dedication. Even though they have different professional paths and areas of expertise, I am confident that they are both driven by the same leadership values on which our organizational culture is built – continuous professional development, respect, focus on nurturing well-being inside our teams and commitment to fostering an inclusive and diverse culture,” said Alexandru Reff, Country Managing Partner, Deloitte Romania and Moldova.

Irina Dimitriu, who has been a Partner with Reff & Associates, the law firm affiliated to the Deloitte Legal network, since 2016, has now also become a member of the Deloitte Romania team of partners. With over 19 years of experience, she is highly skilled in the acquisition, financing and development of large real estate projects, having assisted both private Romanian and foreign clients. Her key areas of expertise include transaction structuring, energy and infrastructure developments, construction, urbanism and permitting, as well as coordinating due diligence teams. She is also the leader of the Real Estate industry in Deloitte Romania. Irina is recognized as Leading Individual in real estate by international rankings such as Legal 500. She is an active contributor and permanent invitee in the board of the Association of Real Estate Investors (AREI), which comprises the top industry players on the market, and holds a bachelor’s degree in law from the University of Bucharest.

Mihnea Galgotiu-Sararu, a lawyer with over 15 years of experience in dispute resolution cases, joined the firm in 2019 and contributed to the transformation of the entire practice into a market leader in its area. He became a Partner with Reff & Associates in 2020 and, since 2023, went on to focus on developing the commercial and administrative dispute resolution practice, while also serving as leader for Deloitte Legal Central Europe (CE) Dispute Resolution Expertise Group. Following his promotion, we has also become a member of the Deloitte team of partners. He has assisted market leaders in various sectors, coordinated complex administrative and commercial dispute resolution projects, international arbitration proceedings and cross-border disputes. He was named Next Generation Partner by Legal 500 in both Dispute Resolution and Tax Litigation categories and among the world’s highly regarded practitioners in Tax Controversy by International Tax Review. He is a summa cum laude graduate from the Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest.

Reff & Associates | Deloitte Legal is recognized as a leading law firm in Romania for the quality of services and ability to deliver solutions on complex legal matters. The areas of practice include banking and finance, competition, employment, energy and environment, insolvency, legal management consulting, litigation, corporate, mergers and acquisitions, public sector and real estate, as well as optimization of legal processes and the adoption of new technologies. The firm represents in Romania Deloitte Legal, a global network with more than 2,500 lawyers in 80 countries.