Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen

  • Overview

Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen (NNDKP) is a leading full-service independent law firm in Romania, established in 1990. The firm has become instrumental in several of Romania's landmark transactions, by providing integrated legal and tax advice to local and international companies, through its offices in Bucharest, Timisoara, Cluj-Napoca, Brasov and Craiova.

As an official recognition for the outstanding quality of its performance, NNDKP represents Romania, as exclusive member, in some of the most prestigious international professional alliances and organisations. Consequently, the firm has access to an unmatched global reach of premier law firms and services providers, as well as to fortified regional resources. Moreover, clients benefit from the shared knowledge and innovative approaches, in virtually any market in the world, that NNDKP can offer through its affiliates:

  • Lex Mundi (since 1999), the world-leading association of independent law firms
  • World Services Group (WSG) (since 2002), the largest leading network of independent elite professional services providers
  • South East Europe Legal Group (SEE Legal) (since 2003, co-founder), a unique organisation of the most respected independent law firms in south-eastern Europe
  • Ius Laboris (since 2012, as affiliate member), the world's largest alliance of leading law firms providing specialised legal services in employment, labour, employee benefits, immigration and pensions

With a team comprising 115 attorneys, 23 tax consultants and three intellectual property counsellors, NNDKP's activity covers the following practice areas:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Banking and finance
  • Dispute resolution
  • Energy
  • Real estate
  • Taxation
  • Intellectual property
  • Competition
  • Infrastructure and PPP
  • Public procurement
  • Commercial contracts
  • Environment
  • Capital markets
  • Employment
  • IT, electronic communications and media
  • Data protection
  • Pharmaceuticals and healthcare
  • Consumer protection
  • Gaming
  • Immigration

Over the past 12 years, NNDKP has obtained many recognitions and distinctions from the most reputed international specialised publications:

  • Awarded Law Firm of the Year in Romania by Chambers Europe three times (2009, 2012 and 2013), an unprecedented achievement on the local legal market
  • Chambers & Partners (both Global and European editions), The European Legal 500 and IFLR 1000constantly ranked the firm in their top tiers in the practice areas researched in Romania
  • Winner of the Romanian Intellectual Property Firm of the Year award at the Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) Global Awards 2014
  • MIP, WTR1000 and IAM Patent 1000have ranked the IP division among the leading practices in Romania
  • World Tax Review highly recommends NNDKP's tax advisory capabilities
  • Global Arbitration Review acknowledges the firm's arbitration practice, including it in the GAR100 listings for four years in a row (2011-14)
  • Won Best Romanian Law Firm three times in a row (2011-13), at the European Women in Business Law Gala, organised by Euromoney

NNDKP permanently contributes to the development of the legal profession by mentoring generations of young lawyers, through its Let Your Law Career Begin campaign:

  • Summer and autumn schools started nine years ago, for third- and second-year students
  • More than 170 students took part in these internships
  • Annual study scholarships awarded to exceptional students


Bucharest Business Park
1A Bucharest-Ploiesti Road
Entrance A, 4th Floor
District 1, Bucharest 013681