Areas of practice
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Banking & Finance Law
- Tax Law
- Real Estate
- Corporate Law
LanguagesRomanian German English French
Laurentiu Pachiu is a Romanian national with policy and legal expertise in the field of energy, oil and gas and natural resources.
He is the Managing Partner and founder of Pachiu & Associates and heads the Energy, PPP and Finance Practice Groups within the firm. Laurentiu has over twenty years of experience in providing legal advice with regards to domestic and cross-border transactions, regulatory compliance, energy and natural resources, concessions, project financing and banking, capital markets, tax and offshore structures, across a wide range of industries.
The energy practice initiated by Laurentiu Pachiu has been among the first legal practices of such kind established in the country, the firm founded by Laurentiu growing at the same fast pace at which the Romanian energy market evolved.
Laurentiu has been leading the team that assisted one of the first energy super majors entering Romania for the development of unconventional upstream projects and serves other important regional players and independent companies in promoting their oil and gas projects.
Laurentiu is a member of the Associated European Energy Consultants and of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators.
He has an extensive publishing activity, being present in high profile Romanian publications with articles on various legal matters in the energy sector. Laurentiu also brought valuable contributions in several international comparative legal guides, focusing on the Romanian regulatory framework in the field of oil & gas, mining, as well as other sectors.
Laurentiu is a graduate of Bucharest University School of Law and of the Diplomatic Academy of the German Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs.