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About Liviu Giuran

Liviu is an associate in our Global Transactions team based in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

He advises private equity and corporate clients on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, takeovers, corporate governance and general corporate law matters. 

Prior to joining Freshfields, Liviu trained and worked at a leading firm in London.

Recent work

  • Advising a sovereign wealth fund in respect of its equity investment into a U.K. insurance provider.
  • * Advising on the disposal of Vivacom Bulgaria to United Group for $1.3 billion.
  • * Advising InfraRed Capital Partners on the acquisition of certain toll road assets in the U.K.
  • * Advising EDF Renewables UK, a subsidiary of the French utility company Electricite de France, on its strategic partnership with Vantage RE Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Malaysian utility Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) which owns, operates and manages TNB's portfolio of renewable energy assets in Europe.
  • * Advising Basalt Infrastructure Partners on the acquisition of Seacor Marine's North Sea emergency response and rescue vessel business.
  • * Advising BP Plc on its disposal of the Bruce, Keith & Rhum North Sea Oil & Gas fields to Serica Energy.
  • * Advising Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation in connection with its acquisition of a minority shareholding in OakNorth Bank Plc.
  • * Advising Horizon Capital on the acquisition of two business-to-business marketing businesses.
  • * Advising August Equity Partners on the acquisition of various specialist providers of care, education and therapeutic services for vulnerable children.
  • * Advising Mayfair Equity Partners on the debt and equity restructuring of a distressed asset.

* Lawyer experience prior to joining Freshfields.


Trinity Hall College, Cambridge, UK

The University of Law, London, UK (diploma in legal services)