Ramona Volciuc-Ionescu, Partner at Volciuc-Ionescu SCA is the exclusive winner in the International Law Office (ILO) Client Choice Awards 2016 "Energy and Natural Resources – Romania" category. The awards ceremony took place in London on 10 February.
Established in 2005, the Client Choice awards recognise partners around the world that stand apart for the excellent client service they provide. The criteria for the awards focus on the ability to add real value to clients’ business, including the quality of legal advice provided, commercial awareness, effective communication, response time, value for money and sharing of expertise. These awards survey senior corporate counsel only, with this year’s winners chosen from a pool of more than 2,500 nominations.
Ramona commented: "I’m delighted to have been awarded the Client Choice Award in the Energy and Natural Resources category. Being based exclusively on client nomination and client feedback, this award is particularly special to us. I am very grateful to all our clients for trusting us, but also to my team for their hard work and dedication."
Ramona heads the energy and M&A teams of Volciuc-Ionescu SCA. She is ranked by Chambers and Partners and Legal500 both for her energy and M&A expertise. Recent relevant experience in the energy sector includes advising some of the world largest oil & gas companies in relation to petroleum agreements, including concessions, joint operating agreements, farm-in and farm-out agreements, services agreements, licensing and other regulatory requirements for their operations in Romania and abroad, advising leading energy groups on electricity regulatory and commercial issues, advising leading regional banks on energy related matters in connection with granting of financing for construction of energy projects in Romania, advising leading utilities on the acquisition, construction and operation of wind farms, photovoltaic plants, micro-hydro and biomass projects in Romania.
Founded as a spin-off of several lawyers led by the heads of the energy, finance and projects teams of an international law firm, Volciuc-Ionescu is an independent Romanian law firm that strives for excellence and guarantees fast and flexible specialised services and is recognised as a leading firm by the international legal directories such as Chambers and Partners, Legal500 and IFLR.