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Lucian Barbu

Tax Partner

+40 21 201 1200

Practice areas


Specialized in local and international tax advice, Lucian has over 20 years experience in assisting Romanian and foreign clients in projects such as: structuring of operations from a tax perspective, drafting of procedures, tax review, company reorganization operations in the form of mergers and spin offs, advice provided on tax control issues and drafting the necessary objections. Lucian’s practice focuses on:

  • investment tax structuring
  • tax planning
  • transaction tax advice
  • restructuring tax advice
  • tax health-check
  • tax due diligence
  • tax compliance
  • assistance in dealing with tax authorities
  • tax litigation
  • agency and representation
  • design of tax procedures and implementation of tax functions
  • customized training
  • transfer pricing


Included in international rankings since 2020; most recently:

  • Recommended, Tax (Legal 500, 2023)


  • Academy of Economic Studies, Accounting and Management Information Systems Degree
  • Certified Tax Consultant

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Romanian Chamber of Tax Advisors
  • American Chamber of Commerce in Romania, Taxation Task Force

Notable Contributions

  • speaker at the first NNDKP CELF event in 2023
  • speaker at NNDKP Legal & Tax Conference 7th edition, organized by NNDKP and Ziarul Financiar (2022)
  • speaker at NNDKP Legal & Tax Conference, 6th edition, organized by NNDKP and Ziarul Financiar (2021)
  • speaker at the online event “Summer Tax Update”, organized by Business Mark (2021)
  • contributor to NNDKP – COVID-19 Legal & Tax Resource Center
  • speaker at Tax & Finance Forum 2020, organized by Business Mark (2020)
  • speaker at Tax EU Forum 2020, organized by Evensys (2020)
  • speaker at the events “Legal&Tax Conference, 2nd and 3rd editions – How do we manage tax and (macro)economics risks in 2020?”, organized by NNDKP and Ziarul Financiar (2019 and 2020)
  • “ICLG: Gambling 2020 – Romania Chapter” (Global Legal Group, 2019) (co-author)
  • speaker at TaxEU Forum 2019, organized by Evensys (2019)
  • “Monthly statement regarding the revenues obtained by the online gambling operators” (Casino Inside, 2018) (co-author)
  • “The change of taxation mechanism for revenues obtained by individuals from on-line gambling” (Online Gambling Lawyer, 2018) (co-author)
  • speaker at Tax EU Forum 2018, organized by Evensys – Q&A session, and at the Seminar “Technical and practical issues for the fiscal year 2018” (2018)
  • speaker at the conference “Financial Services, Fiscal and Legal Issues on the Gambling Market in Romania”, organized by Casino Inside magazine (2017)