Mihail Petcu

Senior Associate

(40-21) 204 88 90

Mihail Petcu is a Senior Associate at Țuca Zbârcea & Asociații, mainly specialising in tax, administrative and commercial litigation, acting as pleading lawyer before Romanian courts of all levels of jurisdiction.

He has assisted numerous foreign and local clients throughout the whole tax litigation cycle, both in administrative (tax inspections) and judicial stages. He has solid experience in commercial disputes, insolvency matters, and enforcement proceedings.

Mihail has a strong understanding of business acumen gained as in-house lawyer in a financial institution and in a multinational pharmaceutical company.

As a certified public procurement expert, he assisted important public and private entities in public procurement and concessions projects in the infrastructure, oil & gas, waste management, transportation, and TMT industries, as well as handling regulatory issues related to European funds.

Relevant Matters:

  • Member of the legal team assisting and representing an important player in the automotive industry in tax litigation cases regarding the cancellation of the decisions issued by the customs authorities in relation to anti-dumping supplementary taxes and related VAT and penalties of over EUR 5,000,000.
  • Member of the legal team assisting and representing a major construction group in disputes regarding the negotiation of subcontracting contracts for public infrastructure works, the execution of public procurement contracts and supply contracts necessary for the development of projects.
  • Member of the legal team assisting and representing one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies in cases having as object the suspension and cancellation of tax decisions (claw-back, VAT, profit tax, transfer pricing) imposing supplementary tax duties of more than EUR 3,000,000.