This statement concerns the case of the Romanian lawyer Robert Roșu, who was convicted by the High Court of Cassation and Justice of Romania on 17 December 2020 and sentenced to 5 years in prison for having formed an organized criminal group and complicity to abuse of office. On 17 April 2021, the High Court published the written reasoning of its decision (Decision 382/A/17 December 2020 of the Criminal Division of the High Court of Cassation and Justice).

We understand that the criminal case against Robert Roșu concerned his activities as lawyer in a civil law case accepted in 2006 by his law firm, Țuca Zbârcea & Asociații (TZA) of Bucharest.