We are a full-service Romanian law firm, advising a vast array of international and local clients from world-wide corporations, financial institutions, investment funds, public authorities and State-owned companies. We are particularly skilled in assisting foreign investors establishing a local presence in Romania and in expanding their businesses in the entire Central and Eastern Europe.

The vast expertise of the founding partners, their professional achievements over the last 18 years combined with the potential of the local and regional market lead VILAU | ASSOCIATES to set up a new landmark of professionalism, value and success on the legal market. We have a strong fully-integrated efficient and flexible team with a solid academic background and multidisciplinary capabilities that have been awarded multiple times.

We are applying a business perspective to clients’ needs. We make it our first priority to know the context in which you do business – your market, your competitors, your industry.

We are committed to providing tailored solutions in a cost effective manner to achieve measurable outcomes for our clients. Our focus is without compromise, on you and your legal needs.


A strong legal team, made of excellent professionals, with solid academic background and professional experience in handling numerous mandates consisting of legal advice, assistance and representation in courts of law and arbitration. Moreover, the professional track record of our attorneys stands out for their seriousness, perseverance, dedication to the highest standards of professional ethics, loyalty, respect and balance.

Qualified and experienced auxiliary staff, ensuring the logistics for the projects entrusted by the clients.

Acquaintance with the market on which our clients activate, as well as with each client’s business. Thus, our legal advice is always tailored with the client’s actual needs.

Coordinated work both between us and with our client’s teams.

An efficient and flexible approach in terms of setting the resources for each project. The legal teams assigned for our client’s projects are formed depending on the particulars of the project and our lawyers ‘expertise, for an efficient and cost-effective management of mandates.

Availability: Our lawyers are available at all times.


We are specialized in Corporate & Commercial (including mergers & acquisitions and privatizations); Competition and State Aid; Regulation and Investigation; Real Estate, Environment, Town Planning & Constructions; Banking & Finance Insurance & Capital Markets, Energy, Natural Resources & Utilities; Public Projects (Public Procurement, Concessions, PPP and EU Funding); Employment, Intellectual Property; Communication & IT; Restructuring and Insolvency, Litigation and Arbitration.