Alin Buftea practices in the area of real estate being recognized by Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 legal directories as "highly responsive, bright and commercially aware, and always available" and providing clients "a high level of support".

He has twenty years of experience as a lawyer and enjoys wide recognition in the real estate market, having advised clients on all types of transactions from commencement through structuring to exit, acting for developers, investment funds and leading banks, construction companies, anchor tenants and leading international corporations. Furthermore, Alin has advised clients on the construction and environmental legal implications of their projects. He has extensive experience in real estate, corporate and project financing, title due diligence, as well as in corporate commercial transactions and litigation.

Relevant transactions where substantial involvement can be disclosed since the opening of the DLA Piper office in Romania include real estate projects for the a list of high-profile clients.

According to Chambers and Partners Europe, Alin Buftea is known for his work for international investment funds on their Romanian acquisitions, and also assists clients with the structuring and financing of transactions. Clients hail him as a "responsive and experienced" lawyer (Chambers and Partners, 2020). Another interviewee notes that he is "very good in negotiations".