Mr. Epure is a distinguished figure of the business law environment in Romania, well known and with an excellent reputation in matters concerning competition, intellectual property and energy.

As a competition lawyer, Mr Epure has advised companies from a large spectrum of industries on a broad range of matters, from mergers and other competitition sensitive arrangements between undertakings, to cartel investigations and abuse of dominance cases, as well as state aid applications, exemptions and inquiries.

In this area of his practice, Mr. Epure has represented clients before the EU Commission in Brussels, as well as before a wide variety of national competition authorities of various EU Member States, including the Romanian Consiliul Concurentei. As an IP advocate, Mr Epure has contributed to various IT related patent applications during his work as general counsel for a technology company in Silicon Valley, California. He is also representing various collection agencies throughout Europe in actions for collection of authorship rights. Together with his team of lawyers in Bucharest, he is conducting general IP work which includes patent verifications, applications, drafting of specific operative documents, representation in disputes before regulators and courts.

As an energy lawyer, Mr Epure and his team represents one of the biggest electricity distribution and supply operators in Europe, in all matters concerning interaction with regulators, trade unions, consumers associations, energy exchanges and courts, his firm having under administration multiple cases in which this client is a party.

Mr. Epure has legal affiliations with offices in Brussels (Belgium) and New York and San Francisco (US). His main base of operation is in Bucharest, where he acts as the managing partner of the law firm Epure, Lizac & Associates (ELA) (

Under Mr Epure's management and leadership, in the recent years ELA has advised and represented companies in the US, Romania, Bulgaria, Austria and India on multiple international and national investment, contract, financing, taxation and regulatory issues, including aspects relating to off-set agreements, payment instruments enforcement in various jurisdictions, international transport and storage of goods, debt restructuring, product liability, competition, public procurement, and litigation related thereto.

Mr. Epure is licenced to practice in California, US (member of the State Bar of California since 2008) and in Romania (member of the Bar of Bucharest since 1994).

RABC contact point in Bucharest:

Mr. Doru Epure
Epure, Lizac & Associates

41 Frumoasa, Sector 1, Bucharest, Romania
T +40 21 529 27 00
F +40 21 529 27 10
M +40 758 30 99 00