Peggy Suica-Neagu

Peggy Șuică-Neagu

Partner

peggy.suica-neagu@nndkp.ro

+40 31 225 33 66

Practice Areas

Expertise

A litigator with experience of 23 years and with a specific knowledge in oil&gas industry, due to her former position as head of litigation practice of the most important oil&gas company in Romania, Peggy Suica-Neagu represents clients before the Romanian courts in a variety of disputes in areas such as ownership rights, commercial disputes, banking litigation, labor litigation and administrative litigation (competition, tax/fiscal, public procurement).

She has also assisted and represented clients before domestic and international arbitration panels in disputes related to the performance of commercial contracts and in the enforcement of the arbitration awards, as well as before the European Court of Human Rights.

Peggy’s practice focuses on:

  • civil and commercial arbitration and litigation
  • corporate disputes
  • administrative disputes and litigation
  • international arbitration
  • contractual and tort liability
  • real estate disputes
  • civil aspects of criminal cases
  • bankruptcy and restructuring proceedings
  • competition law administrative disputes
  • employment law disputes
  • intellectual property litigation
  • public procurement litigation
  • tax/fiscal  litigation
  • consumer protection cases involving bank loan agreements

Representative Cases and Transactions

  • commercial and administrative disputes related to contracts, licenses, authorizations and bankruptcy proceedings on behalf of the largest oil company in Romania
  • commercial disputes regarding service contracts and bankruptcy proceedings on behalf of the largest energy and gas company in Romania
  • competition disputes on behalf of one of the largest oil companies in Romania regarding the annulment and suspension of a sanction in excess of 30 million EUR imposed by the Competition Council for an alleged cartel in relation to the withdrawal of a product from the market
  • claw-back litigation, consumer-related and compliance with the acquis communautaire litigation, insolvency related procedures (including representation in the creditors’ committee and the creditors’ assembly during the insolvency proceedings of various distributors) and patent litigation, on behalf of various major players in the pharmaceutical and healthcare field
  • litigation for leading financial institutions in cases involving a former Romanian bank and its debtors, including privatization aspects, as well as in relation to bank guarantees and security agreements and collaterals
  • litigation cases related to ownership titles to real estate development projects on behalf of a major real estate developer and of a local administrative body
  • representing major players in the automotive industry in relation to ICC proceedings in the context of contractual relationship with suppliers, as well as in corporate, commercial and labor litigation
  • patent and related pecuniary claims on behalf of the largest oil company in Romania
  • administrative fiscal litigation in relation to VAT and other fiscal duties on behalf of a major Spanish company active in the field of business consultancy
  • representation of one of the largest producers of electric and electronic equipment in relation to a public procurement proceeding

Accolades

  • Ranked by Chambers and Partners as a Leading Individual in Dispute Resolution

Peggy Şuică-Neagu is praised by one client for her ‘vast technical knowledge and real commitment to understanding issues.’
(Chambers and Partners, 2017)

Interviewees note Peggy Suica-Neagu as “a very experienced lawyer” who offers expertise in energy, pharmaceutical, finance, technology and construction disputes.
(Chambers and Partners, 2016)

Peggy Suica-Neagu provides extensive experience of disputes in the oil and gas sector, as well as contentious pharmaceutical matters.
(Chambers and Partners, 2015)

“She has extensive contentious experience, particularly in the oil, gas and pharmaceutical sectors”
(Chambers Global, 2014)

She is “always well-prepared and proactive”, with “strong industry knowledge”
(Legal 500, 2014)

Education

  • University of Bucharest Law School, Law Degree
  • Academy of Economic Studies, Economic Planning and Cybernetics Faculty

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Bucharest Bar
  • Lex Mundi litigation, arbitration and dispute resolution practice group
  • World Services Group dispute resolution practice group