Our team

The lawyers of Ciurtin and Associates aim to devote all their knowledge, enthusiasm, energy and creativity to best serve our business partners interests.

Our lawyers are able to handle the gamut of legal challenges as they have a broad understanding of concept issues faced by corporate decision makers and of the interplay of economic, social and political issues that may affect the decision making process.

As the relationship with our clients is of utmost importance for us, we treat with commitment and confidentiality every task we fulfill for our business partners, thus striving for their business success.

Adrian Ciurtin, LL.M

Managing Partner

Adrian Ciurtin started his legal career in 1999 in one of the most prominent law firms in Romania and is a member of the Bucharest Bar Association since 2001.

He graduated from Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne University and from the University of Bucharest and has an LL.M of European Law with Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne University, Business Law and International Cooperation Institute.

After participating to the foundation and fast development of a strong Austrian financial institution in Romania, which became within one-year leader of the Romanian market, he founded, managed and strongly consolidated over years the business and the team of Ciurtin & Associates, giving them a qualified international exposure. Throughout his carrier he constantly acted as a banking and real estate lawyer, by creating sophisticated equity and debt finance structures and products and contributing to important real estate developments & operations.


Flaviu Nanu, LL.M


Flaviu Nanu started his legal career in 2000 within one of the largest Romanian law firms, and is a member of the Bucharest Bar Association since 2001.

He graduated the Law School of University of Bucharest, and has a Maîtrise en droit européen awarded by Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne University. He aso holds a Romanian LLM in Business Law, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Corporate and Securities Law from Queen Mary University of London.

Flaviu Nanu has a significant experience across multiple practice areas, including M&A and private equity, banking and finance, energy, real estate, labor and employment. He assisted important international and Romanian investors in relation to the acquisition, management and sale of participations in insurers.


Hobu Elena-Ramona

Office & Legal Support Manager

Hobu Elena-Ramona started her career at Ciurtin & Associates in 2017 being the right hand of the two partners. Now she is the second most important person in the law firm’s management, being responsible for the smooth running of the office. She makes sure that all office systems are well managed and maintained.

She graduated at the University of Bucharest – Faculty of Law and Faculty of Foreign Languages (Hebrew and Greek) and has a Master’s Degree in Security and Diplomacy at The Department of International Relations and European Integration from the National University of Political Studies and Public Administration.


Amir Altshuler

Founder and senior partner of the Law Firm: Altshuler – Welner, Adv. & Notary

Lawyer & Notary

Specializes in Corporate law, Commercial and Civil Litigation, deals with solving international disputes, specializes in Banking Law, Real Estate law and deals with Insolvency, Bankruptcy and Reorganization of corporations.

As part of the ongoing work, Mr. Altshuler advises various entities related to the diamond industry in Israel and worldwide, handles internal arbitrations and deals with the various institutions of the Israeli Diamond Exchange on a daily basis. Mr. Altshuler's experience in the field also includes establishing factories to polish rough diamonds in China.


Simion Vasile

General Manager of ECOVIS Romania

Simion Vasile graduated from the Academy of Economic Sciences from Bucharest with a degree granted the Faculty of Finance, Banking and Accounting. Moreover, he is a certified tax consultant and accountant, certifications granted by the Romanian expert bodies of these guilds. 

During his long career in the business of tax consultancy and money management, he climbed the ladder of success from being a mere economist for a small grocery company at the start of its career to being the General Manager of ECOVIS Romania, the national subsidiary of ECOVIS, one of the top 20 accounting firms in the world, a position he occupies from 2006.


Carmen Vasile

Chief Financial Officer of ECOVIS Romania

Carmen Vasile started her legal in finance, audit and fiscal consulting in 1994 as an accountant, learning the business of managing money by discovering first the significance of having a very good track of where they went and checking the trace that they leave. She graduated from the Academy of Economic Sciences in Bucharest in 1996, studying in the Department of Finance, Banks and Accounting.

Her education was completed by earning additional competencies and certifications during 2001 and 2014, certifications that recognized her sophisticated skills in accounting, tax evaluations, tax consultancy and audit.



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