Trofin & Associates SCA was founded in March 2003 by Valentin Trofin as a law firm specialising in the construction industry and corporate law. In 2004 the practice became well known for its professionalism and as a leading voice in construction projects and real estate development. Since then the practice has grown having gained further experience in mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, employment law, real estate development, insurance claims, banking & finance, public procurement, international commercial or investment arbitration and domestic litigation.
Since 2003 Trofin & Associates has been involved in more than 50 construction or real estate development projects with values ranging from Euro 10 million to Euro 70 million.
Since 2007 the firm has participated in many cross-border transactions especially in Turkey, the Russian Federation, North Africa and the Republic of Moldova. As a result, they have developed in depth experience in dispute resolution including international commercial arbitration having completed more than 30 cases of domestic or international arbitration.
The dispute resolution practice is involved annually, on average, in representing clients in more than 70 litigation and arbitration cases, with a peak in 2009 - 2012 when they were involved each year in more than 200 litigation and arbitration cases.
In 2016 the Romanian government appointed the practice as co-counsel representing the country in an investment arbitration dispute of hundreds of millions of Euros, under the rules of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), Washington D.C. (U.S.A).
The practice lawyers have a strong academic background being frequent speakers at workshops and international conferences.