Maria Nica > Vernon | David > Bucharest, Romania > Lawyer Profile

Vernon | David
12A Dr. Burghelea Str
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Work Department

Agriculture; Corporate & Commercial Law; Data, Privacy & Cybersecurity; Food, Beverages & Retail; M&A.




Maria is the Head of our M&A and Corporate practice.  She specializes in general corporate transactions, M&A and agriculture.  She has advised numerous clients on corporate governance matters, restructuring of large organizations, upstream and downstream mergers, spin-offs and acquisitions on and outside regulated markets.

In the last few years, Maria has acted for a series of large international investors in relation to their commercial and real estate activities.  She is a leading specialist in agriculture and farming issues in Romania.

A Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP-I), Maria has worked on numerous compliance matters as well as on fraud and employee malfeasance cases, including investigations of possible violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and matters before the Romanian anti-corruption authority (the DNA).    

Maria is an expert in data protection, privacy and the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”).  Since the GDPR regulation has come into force, Maria as worked on a series of major projects for numerous industries, including insurance, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals and agriculture. 


English, Romanian.


Bucharest Bar


  • LL.B, University of Bucharest, Romania
  • Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP-I)

Lawyer Rankings

Romania > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Vernon | David has a strong regional presence, including an office in Moldova. The practice handles a mix of day-to-day matters, as well as complex restructurings, spin-offs and M&A work. Charles Vernon and Maria Nica are well regarded for their corporate expertise and are sought after by several major international companies.

Romania > White-collar crime

Vernon | David‘s experienced team has a strong track record in compliance and internal investigations work, where it represents clients from across a wide range of industries. Recent work has included defending clients against allegations of tax evasion, fraud, criminal liability for industrial accidents, and breach of environmental regulations. Daniela David, Charles Vernon and Maria Nica are all active in this area.