Gelu has over 20 years’ experience in leading legal teams in cross-border mandates. Amongst others, he has previously acted as an attorney at a Magic Circle law firm in London, as a judge with a national court in one of EU’s member states and as an equity partner with a leading independent European law firm, where he coordinated several practice groups and one of the firm’s international offices.
Gelu has extensive expertise in M&A, insolvency, tax, white-collar crime and PPP and public procurement, as well as a niche expertise in life sciences and energy matters.
He has been constantly recognised by both Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500 for his work in M&A, PPP and energy projects. He is a recipient of Lexology’s Client Choice Awards for M&A projects and has been named Best Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers International in the areas of project finance & development and energy law.
He has been a qualified lawyer since 1997 and holds an LL.M. from Warwick University, UK.