Nicolae Ursu has extensive experience in advising local and international clients with regards to complex real estate transactions. His recent practice focuses on all types of commercial and industrial property development, as well as energy, including cogeneration and renewable energy, mining and other projects with significant impact on the environment.
The range of his expertise includes conducting complex due diligence exercises, assisting clients on regulatory matters and negotiating commercial contracts, as well as in all subsequent phases of projects through to completion and disposition. Many of the more sophisticated projects he has been involved in required his expertise in mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganization, corporate and project financing, joint ventures, infrastructure, public procurement, concessions and public-private partnerships. Occasionally he has also been involved in real estate disputes.
Nicolae has been actively involved in specialized committees of the American Chamber of Commerce in Romania (AmCham) and is currently involved providing support and expertise in AmCham’s initiatives in relation to infrastructure projects, PPPs and public procurement. Nicolae has been the Vice-president of AmCham’s Infrastructure & PPP Committee for three years, from 2012 until 2015.
Nicolae has also been involved as a trainer on legal protection of biodiversity in the “National awareness campaign on the importance of biodiversity conservation through Natura 2000 network in Romania”, a project initiated in 2012 by the National Centre for Sustainable Development Foundation.
Education and Qualifications
University of Bucharest, Faculty of Law, Bachelor’s Degree
University of Bucharest, Master’s Degree in European Business Laws (LL.M.Eur)
Bucharest Bar Association
“What changes with the new law of public acquisitions”, Ziarul Financiar, 25 August 2015;
“The ususal heroes that can save the undergraduate education system”, Capital, 7 October 2013, coauthor with Flavius Florea;
“Types of partnerships between the Romanian authorities and private investors”, Practical Law, July 2013, coauthor with Anca Albulescu and Sonia Vigdorovits;
“The public-private partnership – A new beginning”, Ziarul Financiar – Business Construct, June 2013;
“European Court of Human Rights pilot-judgment against Romania on property restitution”, International Bar Association – Real Estate Newsletter, vol 15, no. 1, March 2011, coauthor with Cătălin Grigorescu and Cezara Constantinescu;