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Chambers Global

Moldova's Top Firm in General Business Law since 2001 (Tier 1 Firm)

Market observers recommend Octavian Cazac for his responsiveness and pragmatism, with one client commenting: "I am impressed with his skills and his stature as a leader in the community." Client-oriented and well-connected managing partner Alexander Turcan is one of the leading lawyers advising on investments into Moldova.


Moldova's Top Law Firm since 2010. Recommended since 2006. (Tier 1 Firm)

"Helpful, responsive and very efficient", Turcan Cazac is "the gold standard for Moldova". The firm has earned a good reputation under managing partner Alexander Turcan and the "really smart" Octavian Cazac. Clients praise the "excellent work" of Mariana Stratan and litigator Iulia Furtuna.

Chambers Europe

Moldova's Top Firm in General Business Law since the guide's launch in 2007. (Band 1 Firm)

Band 2 Firm (Top 4 Moldovan Firms) in Dispute Resolution.

This leading corporate firm remains a top choice for international financial institutions and foreign investors doing business in Moldova.

Octavian Cazac has a leading reputation in finance and M&A and is described by sources as "smart, reliable and to the point in his advice." He advises EBRD on its activities in Moldova. One of the most well-established names in the market, Alexander Turcan is regarded by commentators as "one of the best if not the best lawyer in Moldova." He specialises in investments and clients appreciate his business expertise. He advised Herbalife International.

Alexander Turcan is praised for his strategic thinking, with clients describing him as a "very sharp and impressive lawyer."


Moldova's Top Law Firm since 2008 (Tier 1 Firm)

Turcan Cazac is the largest commercial law firm in Moldova and easily retains its top tier ranking this year. "Turcan Cazac is certainly a tier 1 firm," one peer says. "It is the first firm in Moldova to offer Western-quality services, and despite some growing pains, it has established itself as one of the big players in the market."

Turcan Cazac was founded in 1999 and is the oldest among the market's leading law firms. It is a favourite of the global elite firms and has received instructions from prominent firms in the US, UK, Germany, Spain and France, including instructions from 14 different Baker & McKenzie offices in the last decade. "It's our preferred service provider, I'm very satisfied," one client says. "Its advice is straightforward and in the Moldovan context, that's not to be taken for granted." (2013)

Clients are pleased with the work of the firm, citing a high competence level among the lawyers as one of the key positives of the team. "Assistance was provided to a high qualification level," says one. "All necessary documents and actions were carried out in a timely manner and, as a result, we obtained the required registration." (2014)


Best Lawyers

Recommended since 2009 in Antitrust, Construction, Corporate, M&A, Litigation.

Alexander Turcan was also named the Best Lawyers' 2014-2015 Moldova Corporate and M&A "Lawyer of the Year", while Octavian Cazac received the same recognition in Competition/Antitrust Law.


Who's Who Legal

Recommended since 2008 in a number of practices: Banking, Commercial Litigation, Competition, Construction, Corporate Tax, M&A, Project Finance, Trade and Customs.

PLC Which Lawyer?

Recommended since 2008.