Eversheds Focusses on Further Growth in CEE with Romanian Launch

Oct 03, 2011, 09:30 ET from Eversheds

LONDON, October 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --

International law firm Eversheds has today (3 October 2011) announced a new collaboration with Romanian law firm Lina & Guia SCA as the firm continues to expand its global presence. 

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Lina & Guia is a full service law firm offering complex legal advice across a full range of practice areas, from company commercial and real estate, to energy, dispute resolution and insolvency. Clients of the firm include Danone, Volvo, Sigma Bleyzer, RBS and  Medicover.

From 1 October, the practice will operate under the name Eversheds Lina & Guia. 

Bryan Hughes, Chief Executive of Eversheds LLP said: 

"Lina & Guia has an exceptional reputation for its ability to undertake complex work, coupled with a high standard of client service. The Romanian market is a critical hub for the Central and Eastern European market and has strong growth potential as well as being a strong trade partner with Russia."

Mihai Guia, managing partner of Lina & Guia said: 

"Our collaboration with such a prestigious global law firm will enable us to provide our clients with a seamless international service and in return, we will be able to share our local knowledge of the Romanian market and this region with our new colleagues overseas. We share the same perspective, to be committed locally but to operate as one firm globally." 

This partnership is the latest is a series of recent announcements regarding the expansion of Eversheds. This year, the firm announced further expansion in Africa via a cooperation agreement giving it bases in Casablanca and Tangier, a ground breaking merger in the Middle East and new offices in Madrid and Hamburg. The new office in Romania will increase Eversheds' global offering to 46 offices around the world.   

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About Eversheds LLP

Eversheds LLP and its worldwide offices have over 4,500 people who provide services to the private and public sector business and finance community. Access to all these services is provided through 46 international offices in 28 jurisdictions. Eversheds combines local market knowledge and access with the specialisms, resources and international capability of one of the world's largest law firms.

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