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German Desk

Our German desk is comprised by a team of native level German speakers from a large number of legal practice areas across our firm. The desk is coordinated by senior specialists with a wealth of professional experience in their areas, both in Germany and Romania.

Our German Desk experts

Our advisers are trained to offer advice in internationally oriented and project tailored teams, with a strong track record in cross-border transactions.


What we offer to our German clients? Round the clock legal and business advice by linguistically and culturally German oriented legal experts.


Let our sound legal expertise accompany you towards success and get in touch with our experts to get outstanding service tailored to your needs, in the language that you speak!

Meet our experts

Heading the German desk at SAA, is Irina Petre, Partner and Head of the Energy and Natural Resources practice area. Irina's roots are Austrian and she has spent several years practicing law in a number of firms in Germany. She received her LLM from the University of Trier in the state of Rhineland-Pfalz and she’s is a certified German language translator by the Goethe Institute.


Corneliu Popa, the Co-Head of our firm's Real Estate practice area, is and another integral member of the German desk. Having graduated from the German school of Bucharest, with his German speaking family background and more than 20 years of experience in international law firms, Corneliu is confident in advising and legally assisting our clients with their needs, in native level German.

Irina Petre

Irina Petre

PartnerIrina brings her exceptional experience and skills to new clients, whilst also enabling existing clients to benefit from the wide range of supporting advice and representation that the firm now provides.See profile
Corneliu Popa

Corneliu Popa

PartnerCorneliu is a highly regarded lawyer with over 20 years experience in the Romanian and German legal markets. He is acting Co-head of our real estate practice alongside Managing Partner, Silviu Stratulat.See profile

If you need legal solutions within shortest time, our German Desk offers practical and project-tailored legal support, even if aspects of other legal systems need to be considered.

With a solid and trustworthy Best Friends law office network in other jurisdictions, our legal advisers are increasingly acting in complex jurisdictions.

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