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About Nicholas Simon Hammond

Nicholas S. Hammond has established Hammond Partnership as a professional Romanian law company. He is a corporate and property lawyer by training. He spent 25 years in London before moving to Bucharest in 1994 to open the Bucharest office of a well-known international law firm. He advises investors both private individuals and international businesses on commercial matters in Romania with an emphasis on M&A and corporate matters. Nicholas has extensive experience in the commercial sector having acted for a number of insurance companies, aviation companies and companies in the oil and gas as well as renewable energy field. He also advises upon employment issues. Nicholas has also acted for foreign investors in the real estate field in respect of acquisitions and disposals and leasehold matters.


A question that is now only being discussed and clarified in Romania is the question of the enforcement of United Kingdom judgements in Romania. Currently, the enforcement of judgments within the European Union is regulated by the Brussels I Regulation (1215/2012). The Regulation provides that subject to some amendments a judgment in a Member State [...]

By | February 25th, 2021|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Romanian Company Administrators Liability

From my experience over the last 12 months, administrators of Romanian companies have become increasingly aware of their potential personal liability if for any reason the company of which they are an administrator fails and ceases to trade. For foreign administrators this has caused considerable concern, especially as they may have not fully understood their [...]

By | February 5th, 2021|Categories: Blog|0 Comments


Since 2012 there has been a steady increase of claims against airlines in respect of delayed or cancelled flights. Airlines have tried to limit their exposure to claims as in many cases the amount claimed can exceed the actual cost of the flight ticket. COVID has made the question of claims a serios issue for [...]

By | January 19th, 2021|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

How to establish enforcement costs

Enforcement is a procedure by which bailiffs recover tax and non-tax debts that a citizen has not paid or refuses to pay. Whether you are in the process of obtaining a judgement that the bailiff is late a debt collection lawyer's help is essential to defend your rights. Enforcement costs can be defined as those [...]

By | January 11th, 2021|Categories: Blog|0 Comments


One of the biggest complaints in relation to Romania over the last period has been its bureaucracy and the frustrations this has for investors or businessmen used to a different way of doing business. The attitude in Romania has changed over time and has seen a further boost caused by Covid. The lockdowns and requirements [...]

By | January 4th, 2021|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

How to find the right litigation lawyer for your needs

What is litigation? By the term “litigation“, we mean going to court for settling the dispute between or among parties. It is a legal proceeding initiated between the opposing parties, with the aim of enforcing or defending the legal right. In this process, the case is brought to the court, where the judge (appointed by [...]

By | December 14th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

How can a tax lawyer help your business

You never know when you’ll face a complex tax situation that calls for outside help. If you’re lucky, it will never happen to you, and dealing with your taxes will be a seamless and straightforward process. A tax lawyer’s help can be useful if you are facing a complex or difficult legal tax situation. This [...]

By | December 2nd, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Legal measures taken by Romanian Government in respect of limiting the spread of the SARS-COV2 virus

Once the daily number of cases of people infected with the SARS COV 2 virus reached 10.000 and when extending the state of alert that Romania has been under for the latest 6 months, the Government has sought fit to establish further measures both in the areas of fiscal and labour law.The main measures regarding [...]

By | November 25th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Documents required for setting up a Limited Company in Romania – SRL

The S.R.L. (Limited Liability Company) is the most common form of organization of companies in Romania, being also one of the safest for associates. The S.R.L. is also the most convenient way to open a company, as the share capital required for the establishment is only 200 lei. In Romania, the person/group of persons wishing [...]

By | November 25th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Romanian SRL – Loss of Capital

The current economic climate in Romania is such that at the end of 2020 many Romanian companies may find that their capital has been substantially reduced because of falling income and reduced activity in Romania because of COVID-19. Probably the first time that the shareholders will become aware of this position will be when the [...]

By | November 2nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, Romanian Business|0 Comments
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