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House of Ukrainian Friends

The Immediate Past-Chairman and current Vice-Chairman of BRCC, Neil McGregor is an Ambassador of the House of the Ukrainian Friends (Services 3 — House of Ukrainian Friends) which is a group of Romanians and friends of Romania who ...

Neil McGregor at “Expat life” Radio program of Radio Guerilla

Neil McGregor, Managing Partner of McGregor&Partners, Chairman of the British ROmanian Chamber of Commerce will talk to Steve Alisson at the Radio Guerilla programm "Expat Life" about his life in Romania and his professional career in the Balkans, ...

Launching event of Elite Business Women Serbia

On 22 of April 2021, Neil McGregor, the coordinating lawyer of McGregor & Partners Managing Partner and also Chairman of British Romanian Chamber of Commerce will be a speaker at the of Elite Business Woman Serbia launching event. ...

Webinar: Force majeur in civil and commercial contracts in the context of pandemic of COVID 19 – overview on Romanian and English law aspects

As Coronavirus continues to impact business communities, BRCC is continuing our webinar series to offer guidance and support for our members. Join us as we host an exclusive webinar on Force majeur in civil and commercial contracts in ...

Bulgaria-the Next Business Destination

McGregor&Partners is delighted to support and sponsor the event Bulgaria-Your Next Business Destination, on Thursday, 9 of May 2019, at the V7 Start Up Studio in Bucharest where Bulgarian and Romanian business people will discuss about building bridges ...

Meeting with the National Liberal Party President, Ludovic Orban to discuss future of business between Romania and UK

Delighted to have been invited to meet PNL President Ludovic Orban this morning with BRCC Vice-Chairman Colin Lovering. A very interesting discussion about the need of businesses and investors for legislative stability and consultation, also about how trade ...

MVP Webinar – How to build an MVP within 20k eur

As my McGregor & Partners colleagues Elena Abdulgani and Maria Anghel participated in the recent Global Legal Hackathon, I feel that I must also to contribute to the culture of tech start-ups and entrepreneurship. As such I am ...

Signing of the collaboration Memorandum between BRCC si CONAF

On 7 of March 2019, the Chairman of BRCC signed the Memorandum of Understanding with Cristina Chiriac between the BRCC and CONAF, the Romanian national association of female entrepreneurs (www.conaf.ro) at the Romanian Opera. This is an important ...

BREXIT Opportunities & Challenges. How is it affecting the UK, German and Romanian businesses?

Brexit: On 5 February our managing partner Neil McGregor co-hosted a joint meeting of the British Romanian Chamber of Commerce and the German Chamber of Commerce in Romania (AHK) on the likely outcome and business opportunities and obstacles ...

BREXIT briefing with the DHK on 5 March

The Chairman of BRCC, Neil McGregor spoke on the panel with the British country manager of DHL in Romania, the general manager of DHK Romania and Ambassador George Ciamba.  The event was organized to explain to DHK members ...

McGregor & Partners assisted Unilever Bulgaria for the successful completion of the acquistion of sole control over Denny ice cream business owned by Sladoledena Fabrika

Sofia, December, 2018: The acquistion of sole control of Unilever Bulgaria over Denny ice cream business owned by Sladoledena Fabrika was announced on 3 December 2018. Background of the transaction: Incorporated in 1993, Sladoledena Fabrika OOD produces in ...

Neil McGregor had been a member of the jury this year as well of the Annual Public Debate Competition Sir Winston Churchill “Future Leaders”

Neil McGregor, Managing Partner of McGregor & Partners and President of the British-Romanian Chamber of Commerce made part of the select jury of the traditional debate contest Sir Winston Churchill “Future Leaders” in which young students from international ...

The Innovative Technology BRCC Power Breakfast

On 19 November 2019, our Managing Partner Neil McGregor took part at the British-Romanian Chamber of Commerce event on the occasion of the visit of Her Majesty Trade Commissioner for Europe in Romania. The topic of the event ...

The 21st edition of the Caledonian Ball

The 21st edition of the Caledonian Ball took place on 17 November 2018 at the Intercontinental Hotel Bucharest, organized by the British Foundation Light into Europe. Neil McGregor, Managing partner of McGregor & Partners was the master of ...

Business Power Breakfast on Data Protection & Sharing hosted by KPMG

Our Managing partner and the new appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of the British Romanian Chamber of Commerce, Neil McGregor, moderated on 14.11.2018 the Business Power Breakfast on Data Protection & Sharing envisaging the exit of ...

Neil McGregor is the new Chairman of the British Romanian Chamber of Commerce

Bucharest, 12 November 2018 – Neil McGregor (managing partner of McGregor & Partners and a director of Purcari Wineries) has succeeded Colin Lovering as Chairman of the British Romanian Chamber of Commerce (BRCC). Neil, previously one of the ...

McGregor & Partners assists Fauna & Flora International to acquire 115 hectares of land in Transylvania to provide a key corridor for large carnivores as part of the EU’s Life Connect Carphatians

Bucharest, 9 October 2018: Romania is home to a wide range of plant and animal life and supports key populations of large carnivores, including around 40% of Europe’s brown bears. The Zarand landscape corridor plays a vital role ...

Working on Brexit continues…

On Thursday 26 July Neil McGregor, Vice-Chairman of the British Romanian Chamber of Commerce and convenor of the Chamber’s working group on BREXIT, met a senior civil servant from the Department for Exiting the European Union. The main ...
UK business opportunities and other facilities - before and after Brexit

BRCC Event – UK business opportunities and other facilities – before and after Brexit

Neil McGregor spoke at a conference on business opportunities between Romania and the UK, as Vice-Chairman of the British Romanian Chamber of Commerce. Despite - or perhaps because of - the start of Brexit negotiations, I was delighted ...

Brexit – Meeting with the UK Minister of State for Exiting the EU and Minister for Europe

As part of the BRCC’s continuing work to present the concerns of our members about Brexit and to help in planning for the coming changes, the BRCC will be represented by Neil McGregor, Vice-Chairman, at a meeting organised ...
European Ethics & Compliance Forum

European Ethics & Compliance Forum

10-11 November 2016. European Ethics & Compliance Forum (the "Forum"). Neil McGregor represented McGregor & Partners and British Romanian Chamber of Commerce at the Forum, held at Intercontinental hotel and organized by the Centre for Advanced Research in ...

State Aid clearance

State Aid Clearance for the Bulgarian Renewable Feed-in-tariff McGregor & Partners has represented Bulgarian renewable energy producers in their Complaint in 2014 to the European Commission for alleged unlawful state aid resulted from the 20 % levy on ...
Double standards? The UK gets serious on foreign bribery

Double standards? The UK gets serious on foreign bribery

One of the reasons for the introduction of the UK Bribery Act in 2010 relates to the commercial and business realities, such as UK companies doing business outside UK, either in their name, or through associates and/or holding ...

Lessons Learned on the anti-corruption practices

On 20 September British solicitor Neil McGregor, as Managing Partner of McGregor & Partners and as Vice-Chairman of the British Romanian Chamber of Commerce, spoke at the conference “Strengthening Anti-corruption in the Romanian Business Sector - The UK ...
Mocanita project in Sibiu

Mocanita’s friends Association in Sibiu

On Friday, 16 September 2016, Neil McGregor, Managing Partner of McGregor & Partner had a meeting with Daniela Cimpean, the President of the General County of Sibiu to talk about how the Sibiu local authorities can help the ...
Petar Kulesnski

Our associate earned a master degree in finance

McGregor & Partners is pleased to announce that Petar Kulenski, associate in the Firm’s Sofia office, has graduated with a master degree in finance at the University for National and World Economy in Sofia. Petar has successfully defended ...
Dispute resolution online platform in the EU

Dispute resolution alternatives, for consumers and traders

Consumers and traders often have problems following the completion of commercial transactions, but often do not pursue the solving of these disputes because the classical method, initiated in the courts, it may prove difficult, lengthy and expensive. The ...

Cases for reimbursement of access fees

McGregor & Partners successfully continues to lead court cases in Bulgaria for reimbursement of the access fee paid on the basis of the annulled Decision C-33/14.09.2012 of State Energy and Water Regulation Commission. On April 28, 2016 the ...
Desert islands When offshore is not offshore

Romania Insider – When “offshore” is not “offshore”

Following the London summit on anti-corruption and the leak of the Panama Papers, Romanian Insider has published an article by Neil McGregor on the implications for Romania of the UK’s new moves to make transparent who ultimately controls ...

McGregor and Partners presented the new Data Protection Rules and the Privacy Shield to AmCham Members

At the recent AmCham Quality Management Committee meeting in Sofia Asya Vladimirova and Dessislava Galabova gave a presentation on topic "Business will face challenges regarding data protection – new EU Regulation and Privacy Shield". The focus was on ...
Conferinta Nationala Antifrauda si Anticoruptie, ed II

National Antibribery Conference, 2nd edition

On 28 March 2016 Neil McGregor, as our Managing Partner and as Vice-Chairman of the British-Romanian Chamber of Commerce, gave a presentation to the conference of the Romanian National Institute of Internal Control on the recent enforcements of ...
ADN Antreprenor 2016, editia 2

ADN Antreprenor 2016, editia 2

Boiana August Berchi, the Partner in charge with Bucharest office, participated to the Conference, “ADN Entrepreneur”, organized by the Biz magazine. The conference was held in Athenee Palace Hilton Hotel in Bucharest on 28 March 2016. The conference ...

McGregor & Partners delivered Unilever Bulgaria Competition Training

On 11-12 February 2016 in Plovdiv Julian Spassov delivered the annual in-house Unilever Bulgaria Competition Training covering the general competition rules focused mainly on pricing, rebates, negotiations with clients, promotional activities and other sales conditions. A lot of ...

Our partner earned an LLM in Intellectual Property & Information Law from KCL

McGregor & Partners is pleased to announce that Asya Vladimirova, partner in the Firm’s Sofia office, has graduated with the degree of Master of Laws (LLM) in Intellectual Property & Information Law at King’s College London. Asya has ...

Grounds for new claims from Renewable energy producers

Recouping the losses from the 20 % fee With the final provisions of the Law on the State Budget of Republic of Bulgaria for 2014, amendments in the Law on Renewable Energy Sources (“LRES”) were adopted. A new ...

Cassation admitted

On 06.11.2015 the Supreme Cassation Court issued a Ruling in a court case, initiated and led by Law Firm McGregor & Partners, regarding the return of the access fee, paid by a producer from renewable energy source to ...

McGregor & Partners pictures the Romanian legal environment synopsis, in the energy area

Neil McGregor represented McGregor & Partners at GREAT Low Carbon Business Exchange, an event organised in Bucharest by the British Embassy and by the United Kingdom’s Trade & Investment organisation in central and eastern Europe. This October event ...

Preserving our legacies

McGregor & Partners are representing the SARUK (Sibiu Agnita Railway-UK), a British organisation which supports the Romanian NGO “Asociația Prietenii Mocăniței” in their efforts to preserve and restore to use the narrow-gauge railway between Sibiu and Agnita and ...

McGregor & Partners announces the EU legislation applicable to Google regarding the use of cookies

In consideration of the numerous decisions against Google regarding the use of cookies in the European Union, the company aligns with the European legislation in this field. Thus, Google has sent a letter to inform regarding a new ...

BRCC Acreditation

6/1/2015 - McGregor & Partners assists the British Romanian Chamber of Commerce to gain official accreditation to receive UK government funding to promote trade between the UK and Romania Bucharest: Following eight months of work and successfully passing ...

Neil McGregor elected to the Board of the British-Romanian Chamber of Commerce and helps it secure UK public funding to develop its activities

At the recent General Meeting of members of the British-Romanian Chamber of Commerce (BRCC), Neil McGregor, Managing Partner of the law firm McGregor & Partners, was elected as a director of the BRCC. “I feel honoured to become ...

Interview by Neil McGregor for Doing Business

2013 has been a year which brought to mind the late 1990s, with many urgent enquiries from investors about the Romanian market and a need to manage their expectations and concerns in the face of uncertainty about the ...

McGregor & Partners – optimistic forecast for 2014

Bucharest, 13 February 2014. For the law firm McGregor & Partners 2013 was a year of change which proved to augur well as it helped them to develop and to extend their practice fields and implicitly, the client ...

Burns Supper

Bucharest, January, 2014. The law firm McGregor & Partners, represented by Neil McGregor, managing partner, took part on Saturday 25 January 2014 to Burns Supper, charitable cultural event organised by the British community of Bucharest. The amount raised ...

Petrofac – the new client of McGregor & Partners

The law firm McGregor & Partners has concluded, for the following two years, a legal assistance agreement with SC Petrofac Solutions & Facilities Support SRL, part of the British group of companies Petrofac, one of the world leaders ...

The law company McGregor & Partners has supported the Bucharest Caledonian Ball for 16 years

Bucharest, November, 2013. The law firm McGregor & Partners, represented by Neil McGregor, Managing Partner, participates on Saturday, for the 16th consecutive year to the Caledonian Ball, one of the most elegant balls organised in Bucharest. Member of ...

Stephenson Harwood LLP And Mcgregor & Partners SCA Advise HNA Group On Acquisition Of GE Capital's Tip Trailer Services

International law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has advised HNA Group of China on its acquisition of GE Capital's TIP Trailer Services, a European market leading provider of transport equipment leasing, rental and service solutions. McGregor & Partners SCA, ...

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