Monica Iancu > Bondoc si Asociatii SCA > Bucharest, Romania > Lawyer Profile

Bondoc si Asociatii SCA

Work Department

Corporate and Commercial Law; Mergers and Acquisitions; Energy and natural Resources, TMT, Data Protection; Intellectual Property; IT;


Monica Iancu is a Partner with very large and diverse relevant transactional background, having acted in a significant number of prominent transactions, advising leading domestic and international energy companies on mergers, acquisitions, privatizations and alliances, as well as on regulatory issues related to market operation.

She has wealth of experience in the energy and natural resources field, having experience across the entire value chain, from generation to supply, transmission and distribution. She is one of the few lawyers on the market with expertise in all the energy fields (both oil and gas and electricity, renewable and conventional sources alike).

Monica has also particular interest in energy transition, nuclear, low carbon energy assets and energy regulation and has acted on complex, first-in-market transactions. She has advised on the largest project by value project in Romania (nuclear technology) and she was involved in an oil & gas project, offshore Romania, one of the most complex oil and gas transactions on the Romanian market in the recent period.

She tops her expertise with significant involvement in digitally driven energy projects which place her very well among the lawyers with full competence to advise on the whole array of projects in the context of the Green Deal.

Monica is also a well-rounded and skilled lawyer, acknowledged by clients for her expertise in virtually all TMT matters across industries such as fintech, whose expertise covers all TMT matters across a variety of industries, such as fintech, energy, retail, pharma.

She is known for her experience  in connection with a variety of contracts concerning the setting up of the national wide service for the return guarantee system, including the whole package concerning the software development, acquisition and maintenance contracts for the participants registration platform and the IT equipment required to operate the system, assistance  for the setting up and continuous development and upgrade of the legal attributes and conditions for a blockchain-powered platform aimed at creating an ecosystem representing the first peer-to-peer, fully decentralized energy transfer platform allowing users to send and receive energy worldwide, based on its proprietary virtual balancing system, that uses A.I, Big Data, and IoT technologies. She provides constant advise to the largest social platform in relation to all legal matters concerning the Romanian market.

Monica’s practice also covers a broad wide range of compliance projects in the data protection field. Monica has led numerous cross-practice teams in GDPR mapping, gap analysis and implementation projects for some of the most prestigious companies in Romania active in data privacy most exposed / intense industries including energy, banking, retail, pharma.


Romanian; English; French


Bucharest Bar Association


LLB, University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania, 2002

LLM, University of Bucharest, Faculty of Law, Bucharest, Romania, 2005

Maitrise in European law, University of Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne, France, 2002

Lawyer Rankings

Romania > TMT

(Leading individuals)

Monica IancuBondoc si Asociatii SCA

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 > Commercial, corporate and M&A

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.