Law firm Dentons has announced the appointment of Perry Zizzi as Romania Managing Partner. In this new role, he will be responsible for leading the Bucharest office.
Perry Zizzi is a Banking and Finance and Real Estate lawyer with over 23 years’ experience. He has broad experience in finance, including syndicated loans, securitizations, capital markets, and acquisition finance, as well as real estate development, financing, acquisition and leasing transactions. Recent professional successes include leading the team which advised P3 Logistic Parks on thePolish and Romanian aspects of a €1.4 billion pan-European refinancing of its logistics portfolio and its €2.4 billion sale to GIC, Singapore's sovereign wealth fund.
He joined Dentons in 2014 from Clifford Chance, where he was a partner for 7 years. Prior to that he was counsel and later partner at Salans and Altheimer & Gray in CEE. He was also an associate at Skadden Arps in Paris, and Debevoise & Plimpton in New York and London. He is ranked by Chambers Europe 2018 as a leading lawyer in both Banking and Finance and Real Estate in Romania.
“I am honored to take over this position at a time when Romania is increasingly important to Dentons and to our clients. We plan to develop our key practice areas and grow the office to match our capabilities in other countries,” said Perry Zizzi.
“Dentons has a rich legacy in the region, and our strategy is to continue building on this strong foundation to be the number one firm in Central and Eastern Europe,” said Tomasz Dąbrowski, Chief Executive Officer of Dentons Europe. “Perry has already proven himself as a very competent lawyer, and I wish him continued success in leading the development of our Bucharest office.”
Anda Todor, who has served as Romania Managing Partner since 2008, will continue serving clients as a partner in the Corporate and M&A group.She is recognized as a leading lawyer by numerous legal directories and publications.
Dentons has been present in Romania through its legacy firms since 1997. The Bucharest office currently employs 27 lawyers including seven partners.