Firm Profile > Vernon | David > Bucharest, Romania

Vernon | David
12A Dr. Burghelea Str

Employment Tier 2

Vernon | David hosts an ‘outstanding and proactive employment team’, which delivers ‘very good results on labour litigation and collective bargaining agreements’. Practice head Diana Neagu is a ‘real problem solver’; she is supported by the ‘professional’ and ‘client-orientedDaniela David, who advises Banca Transilvania on all of its employment matters, including dismissals, compliance and agreements.

White-collar crime Tier 3

Vernon | David is representing several employees of Black Cube in a high-profile case that related to alleged crimes committed against the head of Romania’s anti-corruption authority. Daniela David and Maria Nica jointly lead the team.

Dispute resolution Tier 4

Vernon | David's highlights included representing TMK-ARTROM in a Court of Appeal dispute with the Romanian Energy Regulatory Authority and the Romanian government. Practice head Daniela David is an ‘excellent lawyer with extensive knowledge’. Strengths for the team include civil, labour, administrative, tax, environmental and insolvency disputes.

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 5

Maria Nica’s team at Vernon | David displays ‘attention to detail’ and a ‘personalised touch’. Recent work highlights include acting for Amring Holding on a pharmaceutical industry acquisition in Moldova and serving as general counsel to H&M on a range of corporate issues. Volksbank received advice on the restructuring of its work force.

Vernon | David is a boutique law firm specializing in complex commercial transactions and disputes, regulatory matters and compliance issues. We provide high-end bespoke legal advice to a wide array of domestic and international clients ranging from start-ups to large multinational companies and foreign governments.  Currently, we have offices in Bucharest, Romania and in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova.

Our law firm is structured to provide comprehensive, high-quality legal services to serve the domestic and international needs of our clients drawing on the combined resources and varied expertise of our lawyers.  Our goal is to accomplish the client’s objectives in a succinct and efficient manner.

The law firm has worked on some of the largest deals and transactions in Romanian history, including advising TMK with its acquisition of Resita Steel (currently the largest steel producer in Romania), assisting Iulius Mall with the Palas Mall (one of the Romania’s largest retail centers) as well as representing Xannat (former Anglo-American group company and Romania’s largest aggregates mining company) with its management buy-out.

Our Chisinau-based team of American and Moldovan attorneys works closely with our Bucharest office in advising clients on a range of investment-related matters, including financings, mergers and acquisitions, real estate issues, labor matters, tax, IP, environmental regulations and general commercial transactions.  We also have a dynamic commercial litigation practice.

As active members of the local and foreign business community, we have been involved in a variety of business and legislative initiatives, including drafting the leasing laws of Moldova and taking a leading role in the reform of the Moldovan labor legislation.  In addition, members of our firm act on various local boards and charities, including being board members of the American Chamber of Commerce and the European Business Association (EBA).

Vernon│David today has five partners (Charles Vernon, Daniela David, Maria Nica, Corina Tiganas and Diana Neagu) and over 25 associates and staff in both Bucharest and Chisinau.

Practice areas: Since its establishment in 2001, Vernon | David has grown rapidly to become a highly-specialized law firm with a wide variety of experience and skills. Recognized for their legal innovation and pragmatic advice, our team has the knowledge, diligence and ambitious to get the job done.  Practice include:

  • Agriculture
  • Banking and finance
  • Compliance, fraud and white-collar-crime
  • Corporate and commercial Law
  • Data, privacy and cybersecurity
  • Disputes, litigation and arbitration
  • Employment and labor law
  • Energy and natural resources
  • Food, beverages and retail
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Real estate and construction
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Tax audits and litigation
Department Name Email Telephone
Charles Vernon, Managing Partner +40-(0)21-311-5654
Daniela David +40-(0)21-311-5654
Maria Nica +40-(0)21-311-5654
Diana Neagu +40-(0)21-311-5654
Corina Tiganas +40-(0)21-311-5654
Sergiu Bivol +373 (0)22-26-09-22
Roman Ivanov +373 (0)22-26-09-22
Photo Name Position Profile
 Daniela David  photo Daniela David
 Maria Nica  photo Maria Nica
 Corina Tiganas  photo Corina Tiganas
 Charles Vernon  photo Charles Vernon
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