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Bondoc si Asociatii SCA

Work Department

Mergers and Acquisitions; Corporate; Competition; Pharma; Energy and Natural Resources; Data Privacy


Lucian Bondoc is the Managing Partner of Bondoc si Asociatii SCA leading for many years the Bucharest based Corporate/M&A and Competition practice groups of top level international law firms. He has extensive experience in dealing with complex sensitive corporate / M&A, competition and investments projects, including in industry sectors such as banking & financial services, consumer products, retail, pharmaceuticals, energy and natural resources.


Romanian; English; French


Bucharest Bar Association


LLB, University of Bucharest, Faculty of Law, Bucharest, Romania, 1998

Maitrise, French Romanian College for European Studies, Bucharest, Romania, 1998

LLM, École Nationale d’ Administration, 2000

Degree in Public Administration, École Nationale d’ Administration, 2000

Lawyer Rankings

Romania > TMT

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’. 

Romania > Energy and natural resources

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.

Romania > EU and competition

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.

Romania > Restructuring and insolvency

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.

Romania > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Lucian Bondoc – Bondoc si Asociatii SCA

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.

Romania > Dispute resolution

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.