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Biriș Goran wins again the prestigious real estate “Best Law Firm of the Year” award at the CIJ Gala


Bucharest, 8 December 2017. Biriş Goran is excited to announce that it won again the "Best Law Firm of the Year" distinction at the 10th edition of the CIJ Awards Gala on 7 December 2017. This is the fourth CIJ award for the Biriş Goran team, having previously won the award in 2014, 2012 and 2010. The CIJ Awards, organized by the Construction and Investment Journal, are the most prestigious real estate awards in Romania.

Biriş Goran was voted by over 160 top management real estate professionals across the country and the region and by a Jury Committee (the results being audited by a Big Four firm). As such, the CIJ Gala and the awards are benchmarks for the Romanian real estate industry.

Raluca Năstase, co-head of the real estate practice stated: "This award means a lot to us, as we won based on the voting of a large number of our peers. We appreciate the confidence that our clients and the market has given to us and this motivates us to continue our high standards in offering valueadded services and to contribute on the development of the real estate market.” “We have an excellent team of lawyers who fully deserve this award for their hard work and excellent services.” added Gabriel Biriş.

Construction and Investment Journal is Central and Eastern Europe's leading real estate publication for investors and property professionals and the gala has become a milestone event, viewed as the most prestigious awards ceremony for the real estate industry in Romania.

About Biriş Goran 

Since the firm’s founding, Biriş Goran has been at the forefront of commercial real estate transactions in Romania, having advised as lead counsel on many of the largest transactions in the country. In 2017 Biriş Goran assisted Swiss investor Jacobs Holdings AG and Ibitol Group, in the sale of its flagship office center Coresi Business Park to Immochan, and One United Properties in the aquisition of North Gate offices in foreclosure procedure. In 2016 Biriş Goran assisted Soravia in the sale of Metropolis offices downtown Bucharest, AdamAmerica in its first investments in Romania – acquisition of Construdava, a 9,400 sqm office building and Phoenix Tower, a 10,000 sqm office tower. In the same year Biriş Goran advised Vastint Romania (member of Inter IKEA) in a 48-hectare land acquisition in the northern area of Bucharest. Biriş Goran has also advised Aberdeen Asset Management Deutschland AG in the sale of Auchan Titan Shopping Centre, in the largest real estate transaction in 2015, and advised Pumac SA in the sale of 21,000 sqm land plot to Skanska, in the largest land transaction in 2015. In 2014, Biriş Goran represented Raiffeisen Evolution in the sale of Promenada Mall, in the largest real estate transaction in 2014.

Biriş Goran is a business law firm with 35+ attorneys founded in 2006 and provides business legal services with a particular focus on tax, real estate, corporate, antitrust/competition, litigation, labor law and insolvency. Biriş Goran and its team has been consistently ranked as one of the leading firms in Romania by such guides as Chambers Europe and European Legal 500.

For more information, please contact: Mihaela Kovacs, Marketing & PR Manager | mkovacs@birisgoran.ro | +40 74 927 5432 |