Diana Neagu > Vernon | David > Chisinau, Moldova > Lawyer Profile

Vernon | David
49 Alexandru cel Bun street, 3rd floor
MD-2012
Moldova
Diana Neagu photo

Work Department

Banking & Finance; Employment & Labor Law.

Position

PARTNER

Career

Diana specializes in labor and employment matters as well as finance and M&A.  Diana has represented a variety of international and local clients in their employment issues, including oil companies, heavy industries and manufacturing, banks, fashion design and many others. 

In the course of her work, she has represented clients in all types of labour matters including litigation, collective bargaining, work permits and visas, dismissals and management structuring.  Diana has a deep specialization and is a leading attorney in relation to employment issues for financial institutions. 

Recently, Diana advised the World Bank and the Moldovan State with regard to re-drafting of the Moldovan Labor Code.

In addition to her labor work, Diana has extensive experience in finance and banking matters, having represented both lenders and borrowers.  Her banking experience includes both transactional and regulatory work for some of the largest banks in Romania, Moldova and Central/Eastern Europe.  She has negotiated hundreds of millions of Euros in credit facilities, including project financing, commodities financing, corporate restructuring and construction projects. 

Diana has also worked on implementing some of the most exciting new financial products on the Romanian and Moldovan market (for instance, the first cash pulling product in Romania), including the drafting of the necessary standard documentation. 

Languages

English, Romanian.

Memberships

Bucharest Bar

Education

  • LL.B, University of Bucharest, Romania

Lawyer Rankings

Moldova > Leading firms

(Hall of Fame)

Diana NeaguVernon | David

Vernon | David has grown to become one of the leading firms in Moldova since it first opened an office in the country in 2008. Under the leadership of Diana Neagu, who manages the Chisinau office, it has built up a strong track record in big-ticket corporate and finance transactions, restructurings, regulatory matters, labour law cases, environmental law matters and construction projects. Neagu is particularly well-known among some of the largest banks in Romania, and Central and Eastern Europe. The firm also generates a strong flow of work from multinational companies. Neagu works with recently promoted managing attorney Sergiu Bivol, who handles domestic and international litigation and arbitration, and is also active in corporate transactions. Senior lawyer Roman Ivanov and Ion Capatina are also names to note. Neagu and Ivanov are assisting Turkish investors with setting up a renewable energy production company in Moldova; this will be one of the largest ever renewable energy investments in the country.

Romania > Employment

Vernon | David has a highly experienced contentious and non-contentious employment practice led by the well-regarded Diana Neagu. The firm regularly handles cross-border matters and stands out for its Moldova practice. The team also has good expertise acting for major banking and financial services clients.