Andrei Maxim

Managing Partner

Andrei Maxim

Practicing law is not a profession. Practicing law is a vocation.

Andrei is a member of the Cluj Bar, co-founder of Maxim, Ivan - Civil Society of Lawyers, currently MAXIM / Associates.

Commencement of Andrei’s legal practice was directed by his heedfulness in tax, administrative law, and insolvency matters. Excellence in these fields was the landmark and impetus for a career that followed an unwaveringly ambitious path.

The center of gravity of the expertise showcased by Andrei is given by the field of litigation, where he gained recognition through benchmark and impactful sentences.

A litigator by formation, he successfully represented the cases of clients in different areas of business, such as: litigation in public procurement, corporate and commercial litigation, tax, insolvency, and urban planning.

Outside the court, and using his expertise gained as a pleading lawyer, Andrei supports clients' business through sustained assistance in business and corporate organization, tax consulting, restructuring, and pre-insolvency.

At the same time, Andrei shows a constant concern in the training of the new generations of lawyers, combined with a permanent professional training of the entire team.

His high specialization in this field of commercial law and insolvency naturally determined Andrei to obtain the title of the insolvency practitioner. Starting from here, Andrei also carries out his activity as a coordinating partner of MAXIM / Insolvency.

Andrei has taken a step forward in his academic training with the doctoral school in law. In this program, he is preparing a Ph.D. thesis on bank loan agreements.



His work highlights include:

  •  Final favorable sentencing in litigations regarding the annulment of a joint venture on over 1000 acres in the vicinity of the municipality of Cluj-Napoca;
  • Ensuring representation in a centralized public procurement procedure, with a cumulative value of over EUR1 bn- the assistance took place over a two-year timeline, and it included in court and off-court representation related to over twenty docket cases generated by this procedure;
  • Ensuring legal assistance and permanent representation for the company's clients, within complex tax disputes, involving VAT, corporate taxes, excise duties, transfer prices, royalties, etc.;
  • Representation of a Banking company in the restructuring and recovery procedure of a syndicated loan of over EUR16 mil;
  •  Assistance and representation of the Buyer in a succession of company acquisitions, with a cumulative value of transactions of over EUR5 mil.;
  •  Assistance and representation of a client in the sale of real estate assets, pending transaction, amounting to EUR 8.5 million;
  •  Assisting and representing a client in the negotiation and completion of an office building with an area of 2600 usable square meters;

The values that define his professional career and his activity, in general, are: excellence, passion for law, devotion to clients and their businesses as well as a permanent pursuit in favor of self-improvement. 

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