Marius Ezer

+40 21 201 1200

Practice areas


Marius has more than 16 years of professional experience with focus on complex insolvency proceedings, creditor rights and asset recovery as well as complex tax disputes. In addition, Marius assists clients in disputes related to corporate reorganization, labor litigation, disputes related to loan facilities for real estate development projects or enforcement of lease agreements, as well as arising in connection with contractual relations governed by FIDIC rules.

His practice focuses on:

  • complex insolvency proceedings
  • creditor rights and asset recovery
  • corporate reorganization disputes
  • labor litigation
  • disputes related to loan facilities for real estate development projects
  • disputes related to performance and enforcement of lease agreements
  • property recovery disputes

Representative Cases and Transactions

  • litigation cases on behalf of the largest Romanian oil&gas player to recover a several million EUR receivable from an insolvent debtor and to protect the creditor’s rights
  • complex restructuring process on behalf of a leading global bank which involved over 600 redundancies and numerous labor disputes
  • litigation on behalf of one of the most important developers in the real estate field to protect its title to property against challenges by public authorities
  • action on behalf of a major real estate developer and the owner of a class A office building in Bucharest to protect its rights to the land on which the building was constructed
  • litigation on behalf of a local shipyard subsidiary of a leading international shipbuilding group related to the title of the property on which the shipping yard is built
  • labor litigation on behalf of one of the major banks in Romania initiated by members of the management impacted by the reorganization of the bank
  • litigation cases on behalf of a company in the construction industry to contest fiscal authorities decisions related to an income duty of more than 3 million EUR
  • insolvency proceedings on behalf of the largest oilfield services group involving a successful implementation of the reorganization plan
  • international arbitration on behalf of the Contractor, a local civil and industrial construction maintenance company, concerning the fulfillment of the obligations under the FIDIC Red Book contract
  • representation of a major financial services company in various labor disputes with employees affected by reorganization plans


Included in international rankings since 2020; most recently:

  • Next Generation Partner, Restructuring and Insolvency (Legal 500, 2023)
  • Recommended, Dispute Resolution (Legal 500, 2023)
  • Next Generation Partner, Restructuring and Insolvency (Legal 500, 2022)
  • Recommended, Dispute Resolution (Legal 500, 2022)

“Marius Ezer is an extremely dedicated lawyer and a highly competent litigator. He has a strong commercial mindset and extensive legal skills. He is always available if we need his support. It is always a pleasure to work with him.”
(Legal 500, 2023)

“Marius Ezer is a young and talented partner, who has the perfect mix of legal expertise and business sense.”
(Legal 500, 2022)

“Marius Ezer has a firm grasp of the legal provisions and is therefore able to convincingly translate the business matters into a legal language.”
(Legal 500, 2021)


  • Nicolae Titulescu University Law School, Law Degree
  • Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Master Degree in Business Law
  • Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Ph.D. in Labor Law

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Bucharest Bar
  • Assistant Professor of Civil Procedure Law, at the Bucharest University of Economic Studies (ASE)

Notable Contributions

  • speaker at NNDKP Employment SpotON series of webinars (2023)
  • speaker at NNDKP Legal & Tax Conference 8th edition (2023)
  • speaker at the debate „Can the new restructuring mechanisms, the restructuring agreement and the preventive agreement save the Romanian companies in difficulty?”, organized by (2023)
  • speaker at the “Insolvency Market Trends” conference, organized by (2023)
  • speaker at the first CELF event in 2023
  • speaker at NNDKP Legal & Tax Conference 7th edition (2022)
  • speaker at the “A natural obligation rendered perfect: the fiscal authority should guide the tax payer” debate, organized by (2021)
  • Tax authorities’ obligation to guide and assist taxpayers in the light of the Ministry of Finance Order no. 1233/2021” (Which Lawyer, 2021) (author)
  • speaker at the webinar “Implementing a business restructuring process. Workplace harassment. Challenges that arise in practice”, part of the Employment SpotON series organized by NNDKP (2021)
  • News regarding the enforcement procedure of the fiscal obligations against the insolvent companies” (Piata Financiara, 2021) (author)
  • contributor to NNDKP – COVID-19 Legal & Tax Resource Center
  • speaker at the event “Legal&Tax Conference, 2nd edition – How do we manage tax and (macro)economics risks in 2020?”, organized by NNDKP and Ziarul Financiar (2019)
  • speaker at the event “Trends: Economy. Business.Tax”, organized by NNDKP and Ziarul Financiar (2018)
  • “New mechanisms introduced by GEO 88/2018 in the field of insolvency proceedings” (Lexology, 2018)
  • speaker at the ZF Transport, Logistics & Automotive Summit 2018, organized by Ziarul Financiar (2018)
  • “Perspectives in Fiscal Litigation in Romania” (CEE Legal Matters, 2017)
  • “Health and security in labour” (Ph.D. Thesis, 2012)
  • “Financing techniques in international trade” (Academy of Economic Studies, 2009, co-author)
  • speaker at NNDKP’s Lex Atelier workshop series on Public Acquisitions (2009)
  • speaker at “Knowledge, information and communication” International Conference, organized by AMIS (2008)
  • speaker at “Recent regulations in business law” workshop, organized by the Academy of Economic Studies (2008)
  • speaker at “Complaint Procedure per Romanian Public Acquisition Legislation” conference, organized by the National Council for Resolution of Complaints (2008)
  • “The Principles of Flexibility and Security in Labour Relations” (Labour Law Review, January 2008)
  • “Guiding and Advising the Employees” (Labour Law Review, 2007)
  • “Updating Labour Law in accordance with the EU Regulations” (Labour Law Review, 2007)
  • speaker at the International AMIS Conference on “L’article 6 de la CEDH dans la jurisprudence interne et dans la jurisprudence de la Cour europeene des droits de l’homme” (2006)
  • “The Status of Refugees in Romania” (Lex et Scientia, 2005)
  • “The Child’s Legal Status in ECHR’s Case Law” (Lex et Scientia, 2004)
  • “The European Union” (Lex et Scientia, 2003)
  • “The Administrative Documents Issued According to Law 10/2001 and Their Consequences on the Civil Circuit” (Lex et Scientia, 2003)