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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 haș established a stellar reputation in the IT and telecoms industry. The firm’s notable client list spans several key sub-sectors, including social media, fintech and e-commerce, as well as broader industries such as biotechnology and media. In addition to industry service providers, the firm also assists end-users in strategic sectors such as energy and healthcare. The lead partners bring a broad range of skillsets to the table, with Monica Iancu particularly strong on commercial contracts, regulatory matters and data privacy issues linked to the media and telecoms sectors, while managing partner Lucian Bondoc focuses on complex software agreements, IP and M&A.

Romania > Dispute resolution

Bondoc si Asociatii SCA fields a team of ‘dedicated individuals who showi great understanding of the situation and of the client’s position‘. The firm has a strong multidisciplinary offering which represents domestic and international clients across a wide range of areas. The lawyers have especially good experience of regulated sectors, including life sciences, energy, tax, public procurement and data protection, and is also regularly involved in real estate, insolvency and shareholder claims. Viorel Dinu leads the well regarded team, which also benefits from managing partner Lucian Bondoc‘s broad expertise. Mihaela Bondoc is noted for her focus on tax and employment disputes. Ioana Katona completes the roster of key senior names.

Romania > Restructuring and insolvency

Bondoc si Asociatii SCA brings a ‘holistic approach and attention to detail‘ to its restructuring and insolvency work. Clients include major lenders, trade creditors and some big-ticket debtors, with the firm heavily involved in several longstanding workouts in key Romanian industries. The large-scale nature of some of the firm’s mandates often leads to cross-border and EU-level advice on issues such as state aid. Viorel Dinu, managing partner Lucian Bondoc and recently promoted partner Ioana Katona make up the core team. Banking experts Simona Petrisor and Diana Ispas are also active in this space.

Romania > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Lucian Bondoc – Bondoc si Asociatii SCA

Bondoc si Asociatii SCA provides ‘deep knowledge of the law and practice‘ alongside the ‘ability to provide solutions rather than merely advice‘. The firm is particularly noted for its expertise in the highly regulated sectors, including life sciences, healthcare and energy. Cross-border work remains a key focus. Managing partner Lucian Bondoc leads the team, which also includes Mihaela Bondoc, Monica Iancu and Bogdan Bunrău. Cosmin Stavaru and senior associate Daniela Gladunea are singled out by one client as ‘great negotiators‘.

Romania > Energy and natural resources

Bondoc si Asociatii SCA haș a versatile energy offering with a strong cross-practice group which handles the full range of transactional, regulatory, litigation and operational issues. The firm has acted on a broad range of renewables transactions, including greenfield developments, acquisitions and restructurings, as well as providing advice on digitisation and state aid. Managing partner Lucian Bondoc is very active in the corporate and competition space, as well as assisting with concessions. Monica Iancu has extensive experience on issues across the energy chain, from generation to supply, transmission and distribution. Bogdan Bunrău is especially strong on mining-related matters. Cosmin Stavaru completes the roster of key senior contacts.

Romania > EU and competition

Bondoc si Asociatii SCA has a ‘deep understanding of the relevant and specific market‘ for competition mandates, and is among ‘the most knowledgeable of intricacies in the healthcare sector’, where it has recently been involved in several significant antitrust investigations. It also provides day-to-day and regulatory advice to major companies such as Pfizer on their distribution processes in Romania. The team also has a notable track record in merger clearance and state aid-related issues. Managing partner Lucian Bondoc is regularly supported by recommended expert Raluca Nadejde.

Comparative Guides

Romania: Data Protection & Cybersecurity April 2023 This country-specific Q&A provides an overview of Data Protection & Cybersecurity laws and regulations applicable in Romania.
Romania: Mergers & Acquisitions April 2023 This country-specific Q&A provides an overview of Mergers & Acquisitions laws and regulations applicable in Romania.