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Eva Forika

Managing Associate, Head of Timisoara Office

+40 256 202 133


  • corporate and commercial law
  • contracts
  • real estate
  • dispute resolution, with particular focus on contracts, regulatory, tax, property and labour matters

Representative Cases and Transactions

  • pursuit by a large Austrian-based aluminum production company of each of the stages (due diligence, land acquisition, building and finance contracting, commercial contracts) of a 50 million EUR greenfield investment for the commissioning and operation of an aluminum recycling plant in Arad (western part of Romania)
  • successful completion of a labor court dispute opposing the world’s largest hog producer and processor and a former executive officer of the company in a litigation setting a valuable jurisprudential precedent
  • successful completion of unprecedented property tax court dispute opposing a Romanian subsidiary of the world’s largest hog producer and processor and a municipality of Timis county
  • successive acquisitions by a global farming company of significant agricultural property located in the Western part of Romania
  • acquisition by a private equity fund of a controlling equity position in a company operating in the gambling industry in the North-Western region of Romania
  • assessment of forestry and Natura 2000 matters by the Romanian local subsidiaries of a collective investment vehicle set up under Luxembourg law on a private placement basis with qualifying institutional and high-net worth investors, to acquire and sustainably manage forests and land for the production of biomass
  • structuring by a major American company active in the automotive industry of successive contractual arrangements for the various phases of the expansion of its production facilities located in Timis county
  • conduct of a number of customs and tax disputes initiated by one of the world’s leading suppliers in the automobile safety field for the reimbursement of customs duty and VAT
  • preparation and negotiation of a large number of contracts for the implementation by the Romanian subsidiaries of the world’s largest hog producer and processor of a business growth model integrating and based on the operations of non-affiliated companies committed to a long-term production and sale arrangement
  • performance of an assessment of the Romanian legal and regulatory framework and administrative practice by one of the world’s largest recycling, service and water companies in preparation for the expansion of its operations in the water supply services in Romania


“Very responsive and hard working person. She does a good job working at large projects under extremely tight deadlines. Eva will make you feel that you are the only client and all the efforts are concentrated towards you as a client.”
(IFLR 1000, 2020)


  • Timisoara West University Law School, Law Degree

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Timis County Bar

Notable Contributions

  • speaker at the Business Focus Oradea event, organized by Business Days (2017)
  • Sale-purchase of agricultural plots located ‘extra muros’” (Capital, June 2014)
  • The trap of the pattern: new issues in selling agricultural plots located ‘extra muros’” (Transilvania Business, April 2014)
  • The New Civil Code: standard clauses and adhesion agreements” (Banat Business, August 2012)
  • The New Civil Code: contracting pursuant to an offer or a request for an offer” (Banat Business, May 2012)
  • What can be done upon a public authority’s denial to receive or settle a request” (Banat Business, February 2012)
  • “The New Civil Code: the “professionals” in the light of the New Civil Code and the specific legal norms applicable thereto” (Banat Business, February 2012)