Stratulat Albulescu Attorneys at Law > Bucharest, Romania > Firm Profile

Stratulat Albulescu Attorneys at Law
30-32 Daniel Danielopolu St.
6th Floor, 1st District

Romania > Employment Tier 2

The ‘hard-working and commercial‘ employment team at Stratulat Albulescu Attorneys at Law handles both contentious and non-contentious matters, from regulatory compliance to outsourcing and insourcing operations. Complex employment issues including collective dismissal procedures and collective bargaining agreements are also areas of expertise for the team, which is experienced in litigation both domestically and cross-border. Praised for his ‘strategic thinking’ and ability to guide clients through ‘highly emotive’ matters, team head Andrei Albulescu has extensive experience in the Romanian and EU labour markets. The ‘fantasticAnca Ulea is also recommended.

Practice head(s):

Andrei Albulescu

Other key lawyers:


‘Stratulat Albulescu is highly professional. Their strengths lie in their proactive problem-solving and innovation. They stand out among competitors due to their client-centric approach, transparent billing, and commitment to diversity and inclusion.’

‘The professionalism of the employees at Stratulat Albulescu is exemplary.’

‘We find the team at SAA to be hard-working and commercial. They give immediate responses to our (many) questions and are always highly clear and collaborative in problem-solving.’

‘Anca Ulea is a fantastic associate, responsive to our many questions and requests for assistance and helpful in navigating us through unfamiliar terrain. Andrei Albulescu provides great oversight and support at the partner level.’

‘Andrei Albulescu is a notable practitioner in this practice; his insight is second to none, and his ability to provide balanced advice is always appreciated.’

‘SAA is a leading firm in employment law. They are always anticipating new regulations, providing legal updates and helping their clients to adapt to the required regulatory obligations.

‘Andrei Albulescu is an exceptional employment lawyer. His strategic thinking and responsiveness have been invaluable assets to our organization.’

‘Anca Ulea has excellent knowledge, she proposes alternatives and solutions, and she does it quickly.’

Key clients

World Class Romania SA



Cambridge School of Bucharest

Hervis Sports & Fashion S.R.L.

Cargus SRL


Marketing Investment Group SA

Webhelp Romania SRL


Aurobindo Pharma Romania SRL

Vitaro Energy


Grid Dynamics

Ringier Sportal


Sphera UK Holdings Limited





Work highlights

  • Providing ongoing assistance to World Class Romania S.A., with a staff of over 1,000 people, including 400 employees and more than 650 contractors in complex employment matters.
  • Retained by Astra Zeneca on various employment matters.
  • Advised Hervis Sports & Fashion, with respect to a wide range of complex employment matters.

Romania > Intellectual property Tier 3

Stratulat Albulescu Attorneys at Law is a strong choice for IP dispute resolution in Romania, particularly in the technology sector. The department is adept across cases regarding copyrights, trade marks and designs, as well as domain names and IT-related matters. Ana Maria Kusak leads the team, a European trade mark attorney with local and international clients in a wide range of IP matters. She is supported by Elena Stan in the full range of work.

Practice head(s):

Ana Maria Kusak

Other key lawyers:


‘Strong people. Good expertise and relationships.’

‘Elena Stan very strong in particular. Commercial + technical expertise.’

‘The team knows very well their domain of activity and gives always the best advice.’

‘We have mainly worked with Elena Stan on IP. She is very fast in offering feed-back and always very committed.’

‘The team at SAA are incredibly accessible, knowledgeable, and willing to go the extra mile to ensure that their client is happy. SAA partners have consistently delivered the most effective legal team to address specific client problems; I have yet to encounter a situation where the appropriate legal expertise was not brought to the table. Most importantly, SAA are keen to build relationships beyond just an economic transaction. A pleasure to work with.’

‘I worked shortly with Elena Stan from the Stratulat Albuescu law firm, for a common client we both have. I found her to be a proficient professional on issues related to procedures against a trademark, which was the issue concerning our common client. I felt she handles skilfully the details related to trade mark cancelation.’

‘Stratulat Albulescu Attorneys at Law has a very competent team, and this competence is visible in multiple areas. For a client, having a single partner that covers multiple areas is a major benefit. They are also very professional which made us trust them to bring them on our side on strategic client meetings. In addition, their commercial offering is competitive and transparent.’

‘The people inside the team am very good professionals, with high expertise in their domain. They are also very agile and proactive, helping with solutions on identified topics before they become an issue. Last but not least, they also very fast in helping on urgent problems and sometimes on very short notice, which proved very valuable for us.’

Key clients

World Class Romania S.a.

Î.m. Vinăria Purcari S.r.l.

Titluri Quality S.r.l.

Selfd Id S.r.l.

Rogalski Damaschin Public Relations S.r.l.

Cordia Corarilor Development S.r.l.

Capital Financial Services S.a.

Sound Feed S.r.l.

Next Generation Technologies Srl

Vinaria Bostavan S.r.l.

Work highlights

  • Representing Titluri Quality S.R.L. in several trade mark litigations regarding the trade mark “CE SE INTAMPLA DOCTORE?” (“CSID”) against the television network PRO TV.
  • Acting for Sound Feed on copyright matters, by revising the licensing, distribution and marketing agreements to be managed through the music licensing platform.
  • Advising Cordia Coralilor Development on negotiating and securing the IP rights over architectural works developed by multiple third-party contractors.

Romania > Real estate and construction Tier 3

Investments, occupiers, residential development and construction are key industry sectors for the real estate team at Stratulat Albulescu Attorneys at Law whose ‘deep expertise in real estate and construction law is truly exceptional‘.  The team assists both global and domestic clients on issues spanning due diligence to corporate structured real estate deals and support for residential development. Managing partner Silviu Stratulat co-leads the team with Andrei Albulescu, focusing on real estate and construction respectively. Tudor Ciambur, Manuela Iurascu and Daiana Assoum are also recommended.

Practice head(s):

Silviu Stratulat; Andrei Albulescu


‘ The team has very good knowledge of the rules and regulations, as well as of the market practice.’

‘Silviu Stratulat and Manuela Iurascu are seasoned professionals who assisted us in several major real estate projects. They were indispensable for the proper and timely completion of our projects.’

‘SAA has excellent knowledge and a good understanding of the Romanian real estate market. They are flexible, pragmatic and always there to help you.’

‘The real estate team of Stratulat has a lot of experience and is very dedicated to our company. They are very reliable and always prioritize our needs. ’

‘We mainly work with Tudor Ciambur and Manuela Iurascu, who offer exquisite advice and exhaustive answers to our concerns. they have a lot of experience and are client-oriented. I have recommended this team to a lot of real estate developers. ’

‘The team at Stratulat Albulescu Attorneys at Law stands out for several reasons. First and foremost, their deep expertise in real estate and construction law is truly exceptional. Their attorneys possess a profound understanding of the complex legal landscape in this field, and they combine this knowledge with practical insights that are invaluable to clients.

‘One of the unique strengths of the firm’s Real Estate and Construction practice is their commitment to innovation. They continually strive to push the boundaries and adapt to the evolving needs of their clients.’

Key clients

World Class Romania

H Estates

Cordia International Hungary

Element Group

Hagag Group

Hervis Sports & Fashion

Scallier Investment

Danube Capital Partners (Corporate Finance House)

Indotek Group


Stay Fit

Manevi Zrt.


Napoca City Residence


Fortress Estate Investments


Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB)

Alakol Holding Limited

Cellini Group


Work highlights

  • Advised Keys MS Clemenceau on the sale of an uncompleted building in the historic centre of Bucharest to One United Properties.
  • Advised Alakol Holding Limited on the acquisition of Liberty Center Mall, a commercial centre located in Bucharest with an area of over 70,500 sq. m.
  • Advised Manevi Zrt. on the acquisition of a substantial part of a historical building located in Arad, known as “Ardealul Hotel”, dating back to 1840.

Romania > TMT Tier 3

Known for its multidisciplinary approach‘, Stratulat Albulescu Attorneys at Law‘s specialist TMT team combines the firm’s wider corporate finance, intellectual property and competition experience with IT and tech expertise to offer cross-practice solutions to clients. Its privacy, cybersecurity, data protection and crisis management work is bolstered by a ‘very good understanding of the technical rules and regulations‘ in the technology sector. Ana Maria Kusak, who is an IP and competition specialist, heads the team. Costin Sandu‘s ‘remarkable expertise in the data privacy field is truly impressive’.

Practice head(s):

Ana Maria Kusak

Other key lawyers:

Costin Sandu; Elena Stan; Mihai Rotaru


‘Costin Sandu’s remarkable expertise in the data privacy field is truly impressive. We could consistently rely on the accuracy and relevance of the information he provided, which was crucial for making informed decisions in a rapidly evolving regulatory landscape.’

‘Very good understanding of the technical rules and regulations, as well as of the technical field in general, along with strong GDPR knowledge and practice.’

‘Costin Sandu assisted us within various TMT projects and became indispensable to us for the proper and timely completion. Extremely attentive to details, yet solution oriented, Costin always had a proactive and innovative approach that helped us close the deals in the most comfortable manner.’

‘The practice has a multidisciplinary team, capable of providing optimal legal consultancy, 100 percent tailored to the client’s needs.’

‘The firm is known for its multidisciplinary approach, which allows them to offer comprehensive legal services across various practice areas, including corporate and commercial law, real estate, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, employment, and more. This versatility can be appealing to clients with diverse legal needs.’

‘Stratulat Albulescu is reputed for its client-centric approach. They prioritise understanding the specific needs and objectives of their clients and tailor their services accordingly.’

‘Effective communication is crucial in the legal field. Standout individuals like Costin Sandu are able to explain complex legal concepts in a clear, concise manner, ensuring clients fully understand their options and the implications of their decisions. We appreciate Costin’s depth of knowledge and understanding of GDPR regulations.’

‘Costin Sandu and Mihai Rotaru are attentive to the client’s needs, they have a kind and respectful attitude, their legal input is comprehensive, and they have very good knowledge in their field of expertise. ’

Key clients












Work highlights

  • Advising Cargus on the entry into a SaaS contract for courier delivery optimisation services.
  • Advising Dikta, a start-up operating an AI-driven speech-to-text platform, with the design and implementation of its contractual framework and privacy program.
  • Advising a confidential client in relation to the management of a complex authorised push-payment security incident.

Romania > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

Venture capital work is a core pillar of strength for the commercial practice at Stratulat Albulescu Attorneys at Law, with the team often instructed by technology sector clients in matters. The group is also adept at advising on foreign investments into a broad range of sectors in Romania. The practice is jointly led by Silviu Stratulat, who excels in advising on private equity, venture capital, and strategic investment matters, and Cristina Man, a corporate law expert with strength in the IT and communications sectors. Raluca Gabor and Adrian Hlistei-Muresan are key associates in the group. Octav Stan has left the firm.

Practice head(s):

Silviu Stratulat; Cristina Man

Other key lawyers:


‘They provide prompt and clear advice on a variety of matters.’

‘Silviu Stratulat is always pragmatic, quick to respond and cost effective.’

‘The SAA team is highly skilled and highly capable when it comes to handling complex cross-border transactions. The deliver a powerful combination of in-depth local knowledge along with a strong understanding of the requirements of US and EU companies.’

‘SAA was able to consistently deliver high-quality legal advice that was focused, actionable and easy to understand.’

‘Great knowledge when comes to venture capital deals.’

‘Availability and dedication at all levels.’

‘We worked together on a cross border JV deal. They handled the legal documentation very well and we had the feeling we are getting top notch support from the Romanian legal team.’

Key clients

Stera Chemicals

Modus Create

MCID (Ministerul Cercetarii Inovatiei si Digitalizarii/ Ministry of Research, Innovation and Digitalization of Romania)

GapMinder Venture Partners

TripStax Technology Limited

Rookpool Investments

Encora Digital Inc

Walden Group


Resource Partners

Wood and Company

Catalyst Romania Fund II

Work highlights

  • Advised Encora Digital on the acquisition of Softelligence and its subsidiaries in the UK and North Macedonia.
  • Advising MCID on the proposed merger between Orange Romania and Orange Romania Communications.
  • Acted for Stera Chemicals and its founder on the sale of a majority stake in the company to Oqema Group.

Romania > Dispute resolution

At Stratulat Albulescu Attorneys at Law, the firm's offering in dispute resolution has grown following the arrivals of Luiza Ionescu-Donoiu and Ivona Cristea in 2023.

The firm: Stratulat Albulescu is a leading full-service Romanian law firm, providing strategic and innovative legal solutions to both national and international clients across every business sector.

Silviu Stratulat started the firm over 12 years ago. Since then, it has continued to grow and diversify, and it now has more than 40 lawyers on staff. The firm’s expansion has allowed it to build a firm composed of lawyers who are leaders in their field.

The variety of specialties within the firm allows it to provide business advisory and dispute resolution services in a wide range of circumstances. When needed, the firm can pull together a multi-disciplinary team. It assists clients in negotiating and closing transactions and in planning and managing their business operations more effectively. If a dispute arises, the firm provides representation both in court and in other forums.

The firm’s lawyers have years of experience working in English with foreign clients and law firms. The firm emphasises the importance of English language skills for its lawyers and staff on a continuing basis. Its lawyers are also fluent in a variety of other languages.

Stratulat Albulescu serves a diverse client base ranging from multinational corporations to local companies and individuals. Its clients appreciate it for its in-depth knowledge and prompt, practical and cost-effective legal solutions developed through teamwork and imaginative thinking.

Areas of practice
Banking and finance: international and local lending transactions, syndicated lending, leveraged and acquisition finance, asset financing, derivative products, project finance, financial regulations (bank contracts and operations), structured financing, and insolvency and restructuring matters. Partner Cristian Vlaicu leads this practice area.

Competition law: antitrust cases and concentration operations and the governing national and EU procedural requirements. Partner Ana-Maria Kusak leads this practice area.

Corporate and M&A: company formation, registration of companies, organisation and operation, reorganisation, mergers and acquisitions, which can include asset deals, and advising through all stages of a project, including due diligence reports, structuring, documenting, and negotiating the transaction. Managing Partner Silviu Stratulat leads this practice area.

Dispute resolution: corporate and commercial litigation, real estate litigation, labour conflicts and employment litigation, insurance and transport contract disputes and professional negligence. Partner Adriana Dobre and leads this practice area.

Employment and labour: all manner of employment law requirements, including contested employment and social security issues that arise in the course of business; employment-related issues that arise from the transfer of businesses, corporate restructuring and reorganisation, and outsourcing or insourcing operations. Partner Andrei Albulescu leads this practice area.

Data Protection: reviewing commercial agreements to comply with legislation on data protection, registrations with the competent authorities, assistance during inspections by the governing authorities, revising confidentiality policies to comply with data protection requirements. Partner Ana-Maria Kusak leads this practice area.

IP/IT: trade marks, design and models, copyright, domain names, contractual assistance, IT (including software and cloud services agreements), employee inventions, customs enforcement of intellectual property rights, and transactional intellectual property. Advising on all aspects of Telecoms and media and also Life Sciences. Partner Ana-Maria Kusak leads this practice area.

Real estate and urban planning: assist developers, contractors, engineers, real estate investment funds, banks and other financial institutions and advice about zoning regulations, municipal restrictions, licensing procedures, and authorisations for urban operations. Managing Partner Silviu Stratulat and Partner Tudor Ciambur lead this practice area.

Energy and natural resources: renewable energy, upstream and downstream oil and gas, electricity, natural gas, water, waste management, low-carbon policies and sustainability, and regulation across the sectors. Counsel Raluca Gabor lead this practice area.

Department Name Email Telephone
Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions, Real Estate Silviu Stratulat +40 21 316 87 49
Employment Andrei Albulescu +40 21 316 87 49
Competition; Intellectual Property and Data Privacy Ana-Maria Kusak +40 21 316 87 49
Banking and Finance Cristian Vlaicu +40 21 316 87 49
Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions Cristina Man +40 21 316 87 49
Real Estate Tudor Ciambur +40 21 316 87 49
Dispute Resolution Adriana Dobre +40 21 316 87 49
Dispute Resolution Roxana Catea +40 21 316 87 49
International Commercial Arbitration Sofia Cozac +40 21 316 87 49
White-Collar Crime Bogdan Cimbru +40 21 316 87 49
Dispute Resolution Luiza Ionescu-Donoiu +40 21 316 87 49
Energy Raluca Gabor +40 21 316 87 49
Photo Name Position Profile
Andrei Albulescu photo Mr Andrei Albulescu Partner
Daiana Assoum photo Mrs Daiana Assoum Senior Associate
Roxana Catea photo Mrs Roxana Catea Counsel
Tudor Ciambur photo Mr Tudor Ciambur Partner
Bogdan Cimbru photo Mr Bogdan Cimbru Partner
Sofia Cozac photo Mrs Sofia Cozac Counsel
Adriana Dobre photo Mrs Adriana Dobre Partner
Manuela  Iurascu photo Mrs Manuela Iurascu Counsel
Ana Maria Kusak photo Mrs Ana Maria Kusak Partner and Head of Intellectual Property Practice
Cristina Man  photo Mrs Cristina Man Partner
Elena Stan photo Mrs Elena Stan Managing Associate
Silviu Stratulat photo Mr Silviu Stratulat Managing Partner Head of Corporate/M&A Head of Real Estate
Anca Ulea photo Mrs Anca Ulea Managing Associate
Cristian Vlaicu photo Mr Cristian Vlaicu Partner, Head of Banking & Finance
Partners : 10
Counsels : 6
Managing Associates : 5
Senior Associates : 11
Associates : 20
Paralegals : 1
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