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Bondoc si Asociatii SCA

Romania > Employment Tier 1

The ‘worldview and values‘ of the employment team at Bondoc si Asociatii SCA make them ‘wonderful long-term partners’ to domestic and international clients, with standout sector strength in automotive, retail, and pharmaceuticals. The firm provides a range of contentious and non-contentious services, including individual employment contracts, the development of internal regulations, collective bargaining agreements and cross-border labour issues. Harnessing the wider capabilities of the firm’s data privacy team, the employment group is well placed to advise clients in the IT sector. Team head Mihaela Bondoc is praised for her ‘multidisciplinary approach‘, collaborating with HR, tax and restructuring. Daniela Gladunea combines employment specialism with corporate and commercial expertise to offer ‘in-depth knowledge of the field, both in terms of legislation and in terms of market practice’.

Practice head(s):

Mihaela Bondoc

Other key lawyers:

Daniela Gladunea; Oana Dănilă


‘Bondoc și Asociații SCA’s team stands out for its professionalism, solution-oriented and personalised approach.’

‘Mihaela Bondoc and Daniela Gladunea are professional, well-informed dialogue partners, extremely supportive, punctual, and attentive..’

‘Daniela Gladunea is a seasoned professional, with an in-depth knowledge of the field, both in terms of legislation and in terms of market practice.’

‘What I like the most is that if I am coming with a very specific request, they don’t limit their contribution only to answer my request, but they highlight other areas that might influence my decisions.’

‘Mihaela Bondoc and Daniela Gladunea have a broad knowledge of the legal field in Romania.’

‘The team comprises very experienced lawyers. Always available and proactive.’

‘Mihaela Bondoc is a very experienced and solution-oriented lawyer. She understands the big picture and puts things into perspective. She has a multidisciplinary approach, paying attention also to tax, HR, forensic and litigation-related aspects.’

‘Daniela Gladunea is a very thorough and responsive experienced lawyer.’

Key clients

Merck Sharp & Dohme Romania

Nolato Romania

Clubul Fermierilor Romani pentru Agricultura Performanta

Dynata Romania

Flip Technologies

ENRX (formerly EFD Induction)

Verumex Data Services

Auschwitz Institute for the Prevention of Genocide and Mass Atrocities (AIPG)

BorgWarner Bucharest Services

Arrise Live S.R.L (formerly Pragmatic Play Live)

Work highlights

  • Advised BorgWarner Inc. on the spin-off of its fuel systems and aftermarket segments employment law-related implications in Romania, one of the 29 jurisdictions involved in the transaction, with more than 15,000 employees transferred worldwide.
  • Conducted an audit of the legal compliance of the employment-related documentation of a gambling company with more than 1,000 employees.

Romania > Restructuring and insolvency Tier 1

At Bondoc si Asociatii SCA, the wide-ranging restructuring and insolvency practice is sought after by a large client roster of multinational entities, major utility providers, and well-known domestic companies. The offering includes advice on complex restructurings, the acquisition of assets from insolvent entities and court-based insolvency proceedings. The practice is led by the triumvirate of litigation expert Viorel Dinu, Simona Petrișor and Ioana Katona, who advises on bankruptcy procedures. Corporate law expert Lucian Bondoc is well versed in advising on restructuring matters.

Practice head(s):

Viorel Dinu; Simona Petrisor; Ioana Katona

Other key lawyers:

Lucian Bondoc; Florin Sandu; Razvan Agarici; Silviu Vasiliu; Alexandru Golu


‘We admire the people and their collaboration.’

‘Razvan Agarici is a true professional who is constantly looking for the best solutions.’

Key clients








Work highlights

  • Representing Air Lease Corporation in the insolvency procedure of Blue Air Aviation.
  • Advising Engie Romania on the insolvency procedure of ELCEN Constanta.
  • Advised Air Lease Corporation on its restructuring process.

Romania > Banking and finance Tier 2

The banking and finance department at Bondoc si Asociatii SCA has a solid track record in handling transactional and regulatory matters. The team's workload includes acquisition, corporate and aviation finance, green financing and financial regulatory issues. The ‘seasoned professional' Simona Petrișor heads up the practice, and combines regulatory expertise with strength in advising on high-end finance transactions. Diana Ispas' broad practice takes in banking, finance and capital markets matters. At managing associate level, Alexandru Achim and Florin Sandu stand out.

Practice head(s):

Simona Petrișor


‘Very deep understanding of the internal, EU and international regulations in the field. Excellent capability to adapt to the customer’s needs and to the actual situation.’

‘Simona Petrisor is a seasoned professional, who always proves excellence in the quality of the works and advices.’

‘Florin Sandu is a great professional in the field and also very responsive and attentive with deadlines.’

‘Simona Petrisor – High professional standards, integrity and high-quality legal advice.’

‘This team gathers lawyers with excellent legal knowledge and expertise and a high level of business understanding. Extremely diligent and detail oriented, but focused and dedicated to getting deals done in the best conditions for their clients. It is very well balanced in terms of the profile and professional experience of the team’s key members, with great professional and personal synergies that allow them to provide quick and spot-on solutions.’

‘Simona Petrișor’s outstanding legal knowledge (on various complementary areas of the law), commitment and attention to details. She is always aware of every single detail of the transaction and works side by side with the team on delivering best legal solutions and surpassing any obstacles that may appear along the way.’

‘Alexandru Achim – key member of the team, resourceful and efficient with good ability to cover efficiently a broad range of transactional and regulatory topics.’

‘The team is very knowledgeable about the subject matter related to payment institutions and how they are authorized by central banks, in particular the National Bank of Romania. The process is quite tricky from a legal and bureaucratic perspective, and they knew just how to navigate it perfectly.’

Key clients

A&M Capital Advisors Europe LLP

Air Lease Corporation

Altor Fund


CMU Regina Maria

Commerzbank Group

Dante International

Deutsche Bank

Garanti Bank Romania S.A.

Johnson & Johnson

JS Hamilton Poland

Oney Bank / Oney Finances S.R.L. (Auchan Group)

PPF Group

Profi Rom Food

Raiffeisen Leasing IFN S.A.

Restart Energy One

Returo Sistem Garantie Returnare S.A.


Stabilus SE

TBI Bank

Token Payment Services SRL


UniCredit Bank

Work highlights

  • Assisted RetuRO Sistem Garanție Returnare with obtaining a RON426m green financing.
  • Assisted a syndicate of 14 banks with the €940m refinancing of the existing debt of Dr. Max Group.
  • Advised Stabilus SE and its subsidiaries on a €450m financing.

Romania > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

The corporate team at Bondoc si Asociatii SCA is particularly well regarded for its transactional capabilities, and reports an uptick in instructions from clients in the energy and natural resources, retail, healthcare, and logistics sectors. The group has a strong track record in domestic matters, however it also has a solid track record acting as Romanian counsel in multi-jurisdictional deals. Practice head Lucian Bondoc is ‘very knowledgeable, prompt and business-oriented', and handles the full range of transactional and advisory matters. Other key names include Mihaela Bondoc, mining sector expert Bogdan Bunrău, Monica Iancu, who focuses on energy, technology and telecoms work, and energy and real estate expert Cosmin Stavaru. Daniela Gladunea and Horațiu Dumitru are singled out for their contributions.

Practice head(s):

Lucian Bondoc

Other key lawyers:

Mihaela Bondoc; Bogdan Bunrau; Monica Iancu; Cosmin Stavaru; Daniela Gladunea; Horatiu Dumitru; Gabriela Pop; Ionel Macovei; Matei Vilcov


‘It’s a team that’s easy to work with. From the beginning of our collaboration they easily understood our challenges and acted fast without spending unnecessary time. The engagement process was also very simple and seamless.’

‘First I have appreciated very quick reactions to our requests. In addition I have appreciated the capability to “translate” the legal language into our common business language.’

‘Our experience with them is that they are excellent. Very knowledgeable, prompt, and business-oriented.’

‘Lucian Bondoc was very involved, very knowledgeable, prompt and business-oriented. Excellent negotiator. Very hands-on, concise and clear.’

‘I have always appreciated the attention to detail and the thorough preparation of the principals at this firm. Working with Bondoc și Asociații SCA one would not be taken by surprise by the other team.’

‘We appreciated the professionalism and thoroughness in their work, the solution-oriented approach, the personalized and warm communication, and their immense patience when facing logistical challenges.’

‘We have worked with a small team coordinated by Mihaela Bondoc and Daniela Gladunea. We were impressed by the extraordinary responsiveness and availability of support of our partners along several lengthy and challenging processes. Mihaela and Daniela proved to be very dedicated professionals who always provided prompt, structured, and well-explained responses to all our inquiries. Moreover, their personalized and heartfelt support made us consider them true allies in our work – a vital quality in these turbulent times. Overall, we experienced them as a professional, enthusiastic, well-informed and client-oriented team.’

Key clients


ACROM (Antech)

Action Mapping

A&M Capital Europe


Azets Topco Limited

Bollore Logistics

Booking Holdings



CEP Renewables

CVC Capital Partners VIII

Dante International (eMag)

Engie Romania SA

Eviva Energy

Fondul Proprietatea

Franklin Templeton

Iulian Stanciu

Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD)

MID Europa

NOD Network SRL


Okoenergie GmbH

Procter & Gamble

Profi Retail

Pronetis Romania SRL

Restart Energy

Returo Sistem Garanție Returnare S.A.


Sanofi Group

Sykes Enterprises

Tecar Family

Tembo Capital Mining GP III Ltd

Tiger of Sweden

Token Technologies


Wind Solar Invest

Wind Space


Work highlights

  • Advised BorgWarner on a group restructuring involving the divestiture of the majority of its combustion engine assets.
  • Assisting Restart Energy with several commercial and M&A matters.

Romania > Dispute resolution Tier 2

The dispute resolution practice at Bondoc si Asociatii SCA acts as longstanding counsel to clients on a range of matters, including administrative disputes and environmental litigation. The group is also well known for handling disputes before European courts. Viorel Dinu is a highly regarded litigator in the practice, and corporate expert Lucian Bondoc is active on related contentious matters. Mihaela Bondoc fields expertise in tax and employment disputes. Ioana Katona has particular strength in advising on tax and administrative law cases. The quartet of partners co-head the practice. Răzvan Agarici and Mihai Vlăsceanu are also recommended.

Practice head(s):

Lucian Bondoc; Viorel Dinu; Mihaela Bondoc; Ioana Katona

Other key lawyers:

Răzvan Agarici; Mihai Vlăsceanu; Alexandru Golu; Anca Radu


‘Viorel Dinu and Ioana Katona have a pro-business approach.’

‘Professionals in the sector.’

‘Viorel Dinu is reliable, always ready to assist, and quick in responding.’

‘Bondoc și Asociații SCA’s team of lawyers comprises a mix of highly experienced professionals with profound knowledge of the Romanian market and its specific regulatory and economic landscape. This unique blend of expertise has been instrumental in successfully addressing the multifaceted challenges we have encountered.’

‘What sets Bondoc și Asociații SCA apart is not only their legal expertise but also their dedication to client service. They consistently exhibited professionalism, responsiveness, and a proactive approach to problem-solving. Their ability to communicate complex legal concepts in a clear and understandable manner was highly appreciated by our team.’

‘I wholeheartedly recommend Bondoc și Asociații SCA as a legal partner. Their exceptional legal capabilities, industry knowledge, and unwavering commitment to their clients make them a valuable asset for any organization. I have every confidence in their ability to continue delivering outstanding legal services and contributing positively to their clients’ success.’

Key clients

ENGIE Romania

Radio Free Europe


AMARU TRADE (Agrinvest Group)


TBI Money IFN S.A.


NCH Capital (Romanian holdings)


AJ Walter Aviation

ELECTROPUTERE (Al Rahji group)


BALCKE-DURR – ENERGY SOLUTIONS S.p.a. (Mutares investment fund)

Work highlights

  • Represented the client in a challenge against a refusal to register a right to use of land.
  • Acting for Radio Free Europe in a high profile dispute with a former Romanian Ministry of Justice regarding an article on the client’s website.

Romania > Energy and natural resources Tier 2

The energy and natural resources team at Bondoc si Asociatii SCA provides ‘creative solutions to very sensitive energy law issues’ for clients including power suppliers, financial institutions, private equity firms, and project developers. It specialises in large-scale transactions covering renewables, nuclear, and other energy transition technologies as well as oil and gas and mining. regulatory advice and construction expertise are further strengths. Lucian Bondoc co-leads the team alongside energy regulation expert Monica IancuCosmin Stăvaru - whose practice focuses on energy-related M&A - and natural resources specialist Bogdan Bunrău.

Practice head(s):

Lucian Bondoc; Monica Iancu; Cosmin Stavaru; Bogdan Bunrau


‘B&A has continued to assist us on numerous matters in many areas. In energy, we had several complex matters with them. Very knowledgeable, hardworking and pragmatic. ’

‘Bondoc si Asociatii has a big, complex and capable team in this field of law because they improve continuously their knowledge. They are dedicated to their clients and develop a close relationship.’

‘The team is very quick to pick up issues; they provide creative solutions to very sensitive energy law issues. They have a key understanding of the energy markets which are subject to a complex regulatory framework that sometimes requires hard decisions from market participants.’

‘Monica Iancu is very responsive and gives practical advice; she has excellent general expertise combined with specialist energy knowledge. Cosmin Stavaru displays an excellent knowledge of the regulatory environment and a forward-looking and commercially-oriented mindset.

‘What sets them apart is their keen focus on tailoring legal solutions to each client’s unique needs. Their strengths lie in their ability to provide comprehensive legal services across various practice areas.’

‘Monica Iancu’s remarkable understanding of the commercial side of the business, coupled with her ability to grasp intricate business logic, sets her apart.’

‘Very good knowledge of the industry and practice, very good assessment and interpretation skills related to the constant legislative changes in the energy field. Very friendly and close interaction, always oriented and adapted to the needs of the client. ’

‘Cosmin Stavaru has deep knowledge of the industry and the capacity to explain very specialised legal provisions and structures to the non-professionals in the field.’

Key clients

Astropoint Ltd

ASRA WSE Engineering

BorgWarner Romania

CEP Renewables

Clariant Produkte

Claritas Investments

Clean Capital Energy

Distrigaz Sud Retele

Ecoenergia IMMO

Engie Romania

Eviva Energy (Martifer Renewables)

Electrica Furnizare (one of the largest energy suppliers in Romania)

Imwind Elements GmbH

Leading Edge Materials Corp.

NEPI Rockcastle

Restart Energy (one of the largest independent energy suppliers in the country, renewable producer and EPC contractor for renewables)


Tapbury Management

Tembo Capital Mining GP III Ltd


Verbund Romania

WIND Power srl

Windkraft Simonsfeld GmbH

Windspace A/S

Work highlights

  • Advising Restart Energy on a substantial number of matters and projects.
  • Advising ENGIE on a broad array of regulatory matters in connection with raising energy prices, multiple investigations by regulatory authorities related to consumer practices and observance of the energy regulatory framework.
  • Advising CLARIANT on aspects concerning the building and operation of a biomass-fired combined heat & power plant.

Romania > EU and competition Tier 2

Bondoc si Asociatii SCA has a broad antitrust offering and extensive experience in advising on state aid matters. The team is adept at representing clients from a broad range of sectors, however it is recognised for its particular expertise in the healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors. Lucian Bondoc co-heads the practice with Raluca Nadejde, who is praised for her ‘very deep knowledge of competition law'. Associates Ionut Lechea and Calina Pavel are key contacts.

Practice head(s):

Lucian Bondoc; Raluca Nadejde

Other key lawyers:


‘Team is very well staffed – the firm is using its resources very efficiently involving professionals with the right level of experience but also in a cost efficient manner for the client. Counsels have very deep knowledge of the subject matter and also have robust experience with practical aspects. I feel very comfortable working with the team as they are looking for the best solution for the client and come up with creative yet practically feasible advice.’

‘Lucian Bondoc is very persistent, he professionally handles interactions with the stakeholders which are not always easy. He is very attentive to details and make sure all the aspects of the complex matters are clarified and verified. He also has good knowledge of the industry and commercial practices.’

‘Raluca Nadejde is very organized and has good project management skills. She effectively follows up on the matters and keeps projects under control. She effectively engages with the various contacts of the client to make sure all the needed data/information is collected and all the open matters are clarified. Raluca also has very deep knowledge of the competition law and specific industries’ commercial practices. ’

‘We perceive them as one of the few law firms in the market that can assist very professionally in any area of competition law. Very solid experience. React quickly. Business oriented.’

‘Very good professionals, work well together and promote holistic and pragmatic approaches. Attentive to detail and nuances. The core senior team of relevance for this area includes partners Lucian Bondoc and Raluca Nadejde.’

‘We rely deeply on the experience and professionalism of the team at Bondoc si Asociații and on their cross-practice capabilities.’

‘I believe that they balance very well the key ingredients of what I expect from top tier competition lawyers, namely: (i) in-depth knowledge of the law, precedents and latest trends of the competition authorities; (ii) a pragmatic approach which derives from a sound understanding of the business needs of the client, (iii) clear communication and (iv) hard working/speed/efficiency.’

‘The team has very extensive experience in any competition issues which may arise in the pharma industry, which enables them to offer prompt, cost effective and very business oriented advice.’

Key clients

Clubul Fermierilor Romani

Corteva Romania

ENGIE Romania

Fresenius Medical Care Romania SRL

Mazars Romania SRL


Nod Network SRL

Omnigen SRL

Opella Romania SRL

Organon Biosciences SRL

Pfizer Romania

Pioneer Romania


Sanofi Romania SA

Work highlights

  • Representing Corteva Crop Protection Romania and Pioneer Romania in an on-going infringement investigation brought by the competition council.
  • Assisting Returo with the competition law aspects of its operations in Romania.
  • Assisting Pfizer with a broad range of competition law matters.

Romania > PPP and procurement Tier 2

The ability to ‘deal with complex procurement issues in a highly regulated environments’ is a hallmark of the public procurement and PPP team at Bondoc si Asociatii SCA. The firm’s market expertise is reflected in its involvement with legislative change, while cooperation with White & Case LLP give the group access toa network of global resources. The team leverages its cross-practice capabilities to advise clients in the life sciences, healthcare, construction, transportation, energy, and urban development sectors. Team head Simona Petrișor combines banking, finance and projects expertise, while Viorel Dinu is particularly strong in dispute resolution. Ioana Katona is a further name to note.

Practice head(s):

Simona Petrișor; Viorel Nicolae Dinu; Ioana Katona

Other key lawyers:

Gabriela Pop


‘B&A has continued to assist us on numerous matters in many areas. In PPP/public procurement they are also very knowledgeable, hardworking and pragmatic. ’

‘Simona Petrisor and Gabriela Pop are very good. Top in my view.’

‘The team responds promptly to the submitted requirements and covers the entire range of submitted requests. Very good and efficient collaboration.’

‘The PPP and procurement team has solid and extensive expertise and can deal with complex procurement issues in highly regulated environments within tight timeframes. The members of the team are true professionals, highly diligent, detail-oriented and responsive and with solid expertise in other areas of the law, which is a big advantage in the procurement field.’

‘Simona Petrisor is an excellent professional, with in-depth knowledge of public procurement regulation, very rigorous and fully dedicated to the matters she handles.’

‘Gabriela Pop is a very knowledgeable professional, with a broad experience in procurement matters in various sectors. She is prompt, witty and a thoughtful adviser’

Key clients


Habau Pipes


MBS Group

Sanofi Pasteur

Johnson & Johnson

Pfizer Romania SRL

Clariant Produkte (Deutschland) GmbH

Merck, Sharp & Dohme Romania (MSD)

Restart Energy


Work highlights

  • Representing Habau Pipes in a major and sensitive dispute with the Romanian national gas grid operator Transgaz in a dispute regarding the performance of the contract for the construction of the BRUA pipeline.
  • Representing RetuRo Sistem de Garantie Returnare S.A. in connection with the development of the Romanian deposit return system at the level of the entire Romanian territory.
  • Represented MBS Group S.R.L. in several public procurement contract disputes with different contracting authorities, an in relation to its participation in numerous public procurement proceedings for awarding construction contracts.

Romania > TMT Tier 2

Bondoc si Asociatii SCA‘s TMT team knows ‘how to help‘ clients ‘navigate a complex legal environment‘ both globally and nationally, with an emphasis on large-scale tech clients. Its standout experience in the social media industry combines with fintech-sector expertise, bolstered by the data protection and privacy capabilities of the wider team. Monica Iancu, ‘a tough negotiator with excellent knowledge of the sector’, has particular expertise regarding data protection compliance, alongside notable experience in the fintech sector. Iancu co-heads the team alongside Lucian Bondoc, who is praised for his ability to ‘anticipate consequences in complex legal issues’. 

Practice head(s):

Monica Iancu; Lucian Bondoc

Other key lawyers:

Horatiu Dan Dumitru; Andra Gheorghe; Diana Savu


‘I am very impressed with the team at Bondoc & Associates with respect to TMT as well. They are very good professionals. The project that they assisted us on involved numerous TMT elements – it was easy to get it wrong if not mastering the concepts as they did.’

‘Lucian Bondoc is very knowledgeable and business oriented. Impressive. ’

‘I am particularly impressed with the team at Bondoc & Associates with respect to TMT as well. They are very good professionals; they have very good knowledge of the market and the legal framework. Definitely, a team which one can rely on in all legal aspects of our business. Very prompt, however complex the matters entrusted to them are.

‘Lucian Bondoc, impressive and very quick and pragmatic, able to anticipate consequences in complex legal issues. Monica Iancu has very good industry knowledge, advising with practicality and commerciality. Diana Savu, hard-working, experienced and prompt, always available to help us.’

‘Very good team, embedded in the sectors they work in. Talented and hard-working, giving practical solutions on a variety of legal matters. Adapting very well to the novelty of any project. Able to address very complex contracts. ’

‘Monica Iancu is a tough negotiator with excellent knowledge of the sector, very good at identifying and prioritising what does matter. Horatiu Dan Dumitru is very experienced, with a broad understanding of the sector. Andra Gheorghe is competent and efficient, and always available.’

Key clients


ACROM (Antech Consulting)


Bucharest Office of Auschwitz Institute for the Prevention of Genocide and Mass Atrocities (AIPG)






INTERVET ROMANIA (member of MSD Group)




















Work highlights

  • Assisting RETURO SISTEM DE GARANTIE RETURNARE SA in all respects, including a variety of technology and IP aspects including in relation to the whole contractual scheme aimed at the setting up of the national wide system for recycling.
  • Advising one of the largest social platforms in the world on all Romanian law matters concerning its activity in Romania.
  • Advising Restart in connection with various IT law matters in all stages, from conception through implementation and operation of one of an application aimed at revolutionising the renewable energy market.

Romania > Capital markets Tier 3

The experienced capital markets team at Bondoc si Asociatii SCA is active on a broad range of transactional and regulatory matters. Cross-border and domestic instructions are prominent in the group’s workload, and the department is recognised for representing a solid client roster of major companies and financial entities. Simona Petrișor heads up the practice, and is ably supported by corporate finance expert Diana Ispas, who stands out for her ‘exceptional leadership skills‘.

Practice head(s):

Simona Petrișor

Other key lawyers:

Diana Ispas; Alexandru Achim; Florin Sandu; Silviu Vasiliu


‘Practical, efficient and easy to work with.’

‘We appreciate the quick response, quality of work and good insight in the field.’

‘We recommend Simona Petrisor.’

‘I have had the privilege of collaborating with Diana Ispas for several years. Her exceptional leadership skills and ability to inspire others were evident in every project we worked on together. Diana has excellent communication abilities and a strategic mindset.’

Key clients

COMMERZBANK Finance & Covered Bond

Fondul Proprietatea S. A

Franklin Templeton Investments Management Limited

Raiffeisen Bank International AG


Iyuno II AB / Iyuno Romania SRL


Euro Sun Mining Inc.

Bucharest Stock Exchange

Credit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank


A&M Capital Advisors Europe LLP

Work highlights

  • Advised Raiffeisen Bank Intentional on a €25m debt issuance.

Romania > Real estate and construction Tier 3

The ‘experienced attorneys’ making up Bondoc si Asociatii SCA‘s real estate and construction team have a 'deep understanding of the law, legal processes, and strategies‘, combining cross-practice capabilities with global reach to support clients across a range of industries including financial institutions, public authorities and investment funds.  Both regulatory and transactional real estate issues are handled between the ‘experienced and solution-oriented’  practice co-chair Mihaela Bondoc and the ‘processional and supportive’ co-chair Cosmin Stăvaru.

Practice head(s):

Mihaela Bondoc; Cosmin Stăvaru

Other key lawyers:

Bogdan Istov; Matei Vilcov


‘B&A has continued to assist us on numerous matters in many areas. In real estate, we have had several complex matters with them.’

‘Mihaela Bondoc and Cosmin Stavaru are very good and experienced. Top in my view. Also recommended is Bogdan Istov.’

‘Excellent law firm, arguably the best.’

‘The team comprises experienced lawyers who are very practical and pragmatic.’

‘Mihaela Bondoc is a very experienced and solution-oriented lawyer.

‘Good availability of resources; very well trained team and good knowledge of the industry.’

‘Cosmin Stavaru is very professional and supportive.’

Key clients

ASRA Engineering

Ecoenergia Immo


Abaco Group

AFI Europe


Agroserv Mariuta

Aptiv Technology and Services & Solutions SRL

Clariant Products Ro

Claritas Investments

Clubul Fermierilor

Cooperativa Agricola de Gradul II – Grup Agricola




Eviva Energy

IMA Partners



Merck Sharp Dohme

P3 Parks

PPF Group


Restart Energy One


Sarica Niculitel

Savri Com

Sympatia Financie

Tapbury Management

Town of Novaci

Wind Power

Windkraft Simonsfeld

Work highlights

  • Advised Clariant on estate aspects related to securing land for, the development and operation of a bioethanol plant (an EUR 130 million investment) in Podari, Southern Romania.
  • Advised RETURO on their office, 6 logistic space leases for their regulated recycling business and an EPC contract for their factories.
  • Advised Restart Energy on the administrative and court procedure related to the acknowledgement and registration of a right of superficies to land owned in an associative form of ownership.

About us: Bondoc si Asociatii SCA is a top Romanian business law firm, with extensive experience in domestic and international complex legal matters.

Our team includes a mix of highly experienced lawyers with in-depth knowledge of the Romanian market and of the specific regulatory and economic local environment. The majority of our team members have also been educated in Western jurisdictions.

With practical experience that reaches beyond our national borders, our lawyers have specialized in providing integrated advice on virtually every aspect of the legal work associated with complex cross-border transactions, as well as domestic projects.

Key Information:

  • 10 partners
  • 40 lawyers, most of whom have also studied abroad
  • Covering the full range of legal services
  • Having worked on many of the largest and most complex projects in the Romanian market in the past three years
  • One of the very few Romanian law firms growing in the market
  • Highly recommended  by international directories in 11 areas of law.

We offer:

  • Integrity
  • A Client-oriented approach
  • Top quality services, including in highly regulated sectors
  • A size allowing for the coverage of several large projects at the same time
  • Very strong experience in both domestic and international complex projects, including in highly regulated sectors
  • A holistic approach
Department Name Email Telephone
Corporate/ M&A/ Competition/ Banking & Finance/ Pharma/ Energy and Natural Resources/ Lucian Bondoc +40 312 248 400
Corporate/ M&A/ Real Estate/ Employment Mihaela Bondoc +40 312 248 400
Commercial/ Capital Markets/ Corporate/ Mergers & Acquisitions Bogdan Bunrău +40 312 248 400
Litigation & Arbitration Viorel Dinu + 40 312 248 400
Energy & Natural Resources/ Corporate/ Mergers & Acquisitions Monica Iancu + 40 312 248 400
Banking & Finance/ Capital Markets/ Corporate Diana Ispas +40 312 248 400
Litigation & Arbitration Ioana Katona +40 312 248 400
Healthcare/Pharma & Medical Services/ Competition Raluca Nădejde +40 312 248 400
Banking & Finance/ Environment & Regulatory/ Capital Markets Simona Petrișor + 40 312 248 400
Real Estate/ Commercial/ Mergers and Acquisitions/ Regulatory/ Energy Cosmin Stăvaru +40 312 248 400
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Mihaela Bondoc photo Mihaela Bondoc Mihaela Bondoc is a Partner with over 22 years of experience in…
Lucian Bondoc photo Lucian Bondoc Lucian Bondoc is the Managing Partner of Bondoc si Asociatii SCA leading…
Bogdan Bunrău photo Bogdan Bunrău Bogdan Bunrău is a Partner with a broad corporate and commercial business…
Viorel Dinu photo Viorel Dinu Viorel Dinu has more than 22 years of practice in litigation and…
Monica Iancu photo Monica Iancu Monica Iancu is a Partner with very large and diverse relevant transactional…
Diana Ispas photo Diana Ispas Diana Ispas has over 16 years of professional experience as Romanian counsel,…
Ioana Katona photo Ioana Katona Ioana is lawyer with over 22 years of experience in both dispute…
Raluca Nadejde photo Raluca Nadejde Raluca Nadejde is a Partner with main practice areas mergers and acquisitions,…
Simona Petrișor photo Simona Petrișor Simona Petrisor is a Partner qualified in the areas of banking &…
Cosmin Stăvaru photo Cosmin Stăvaru Cosmin Stavaru has over 16 years of experience in dealing with complex…
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