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Associate Partners and Senior Managing Associates

Learn more about the Associate Partners and Senior Managing Associates team at Reff & Associates.

Irina Dimitriu

Associate Partner

Irina is an Associate Partner with Reff & Associates and Head of the Real Estate practice. Before joining Reff & Associates in 2016, she worked for 11 years with another leading law firm in Romania, advising local and international reputed real estate investors and developers and having been involved in some of the most complex and large real estate projects in the country.  

With over 12 years of experience in real estate law, she provides tailored and pragmatic legal advice based on her in-depth knowledge of the industry.

She is highly experienced in acquisition, financing and development of high-profile real estate projects. Her key areas of expertise include transaction structuring and implementation, energy & infrastructure developments, construction (including drafting FIDIC agreements and claims assessment), urbanism and permitting, as well as coordinating due diligence teams.

Legal 500 directory quotes client feedback about Irina as being a „smart solution-finder”.

Irina is a Member of the Bucharest Bar since 2006.

Area of practice: Real Estate

Diana Fejer

Senior Managing Associate

Diana is Senior Managing Associate with Reff & Associates and serves clients primarily in the M&A, Corporate and Commercial Law practices.

Having more than 12 years of experience as a lawyer, she coordinates M&A projects assisting both sell side and buy side clients during the due diligence phase, structuring the transaction and acquisition process. She also assisted clients during business and corporate reorganization and restructuring processes by helping them in assessing all implications, designing the process and implementing it both from procedural and operational perspective.

Diana provides ongoing advice to clients on commercial and corporate law aspects, including drafting and negotiation of commercial contracts, implementation of regular corporate operations, designing and implementing corporate governance rules, drafting legal opinions and memoranda on aspects related to commercial and corporate law.

Areas of practice: Corporate, commercial & M&A

Alina Tihan

Senior Managing Associate

Alina is Senior Managing Associate with Reff & Associates and has been part of the legal team since 2017. She serves clients primarily in transactional and regulatory financing practices.

With 18 years of experience as lawyer and more than 10 years of experience in transactional work (covering both financings in Romania and cross-border financings) and regulatory financing work, she advises on all aspects of banking transactions. She covers a broad spectrum of lending and loan facility restructurings (consensual and non-consensual), transfer of portfolios of (performing and non – performing) loan assets, operation of banking and operators on the financial markets, European directives and regulations on banks, capital markets and financial instruments.

Furthermore, she has substantial experience in working on complex, multi-jurisdictional financing transactions throughout CEE and beyond, regularly coordinating teams of local counsels.

Alina is a confirmed lawyer and member of Bucharest Bar since 1999.

Areas of practice: Banking & Finance