Lucian Bondoc > Bondoc si Asociatii SCA > Bucharest, Romania > Lawyer Profile

Bondoc si Asociatii SCA
34 LONDRA STREET, DISTRICT 1
011764 BUCHAREST
Romania

Work Department

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

Position

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.

Languages

Romanian; English; French

Memberships

Bucharest Bar Association

Education

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 > White-collar crime

Bondoc si Asociatii SCA is a solid choice for advice on internal audits and investigations, and regularly assists major corporates with compliance and training exercises. The team has a good litigation arm and assists clients on civil fraud claims and related administrative and tax proceedings. Managing partner Lucian Bondoc is highly experienced in sensitive litigation and criminal and administrative investigations. Disputes partner Viorel Dinu is also very active in this area.

Romania > TMT

Bondoc si Asociatii SCA covers the full range of client needs in this industry. Clients operating outside of the sector, particularly those operating in heavily regulated industries such as life sciences, energy and financial services, regularly use the firm for  IT procurement, data protection and cyber fraud issues. The group also has a good track record representing technology, telecoms and internet-based service providers on the full range of commercial, regulatory and litigation issues. The versatile Monica Iancu comes highly recommended, while managing partner Lucian Bondoc also brings a wide range of relevant experience for contract negotiations.

Romania > Restructuring and insolvency

Bondoc si Asociatii SCA is no stranger to complex restructurings and insolvency proceedings, offering clients a strong arsenal of contentious and non-contentious expertise. The corporate team often handles group reorganisations and distressed asset sales, and the firm as a whole has good experience of heavily-regulated sectors such as pharmaceuticals, aviation, energy and utilities. Viorel Dinu is the main partner contact for related litigation proceedings, while Simona Petrisor is particularly adept at the restructuring and finance side. Lucian Bondoc and Diana Ispas also provide related non-contentious advice.

Romania > EU and competition

Bondoc si Asociatii SCA has a strong EU and competition offering, navigating clients through the full range of issues. These include preventive measures and training, merger clearance advice, support on investigations and industry-wide enquiries, as well as challenging decisions before the courts. Clients come from across a range of industries, though the firm is especially strong in areas such as retail and pharmaceuticals. The firm’s close links to White & Case LLP‘s Brussels office also adds value on the EU side. Lucian Bondoc and Raluca Voinescu are the main contacts.

Romania > Energy and natural resources

Bondoc si Asociatii SCA is popular with a wide range of domestic and international clients, and is especially recommended for its expertise in the renewables energy sector. Among the partners, Cosmin Stavaru is singled out for high praise by clients, who appreciate the team’s strong support on transactional, infrastructure and regulatory issues. The disputes side of the practice is also strong. Key individuals include Lucian BondocMonica Iancu and Bogdan Bunrau.

Romania > Dispute resolution

Bondoc si Asociatii SCA has a versatile disputes team which is noted for its expertise across a wide range of areas. Recently the firm was involved in several major public procurement claims and shareholder disputes, and it has good experience in regulated areas such as employment, tax, life sciences, data privacy and agriculture. Practice head Viorel Dinu has over 20 years experience representing clients in civil and administrative disputes. Managing partner Lucian Bondoc and Mihaela Bondoc also have good experience in this area. Clients also rate managing counsel Ioana Katona.

Romania > Capital markets

Bondoc si Asociatii SCA‘s well regarded team handles a healthy mix of transactional and regulatory work. Debt and equity capital market listings, including many with an international flavour, feature prominently on the agenda. On the regulatory front, the firm often advises fund managers on related issues, including authorisations and restructurings, and assisted the Bucharest Stock Exchange on a complex market abuse analysis. Lucian Bondoc and Simona Petrisor jointly lead the team, with strong support from Diana Ispas. Associate Alexandru Achim  is also singled out for praise.

Romania > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Bondoc si Asociatii SCA is popular with clients and can often be found advising on high profile domestic and cross-border transactions. Recently the firm has been involved in several significant deals in the energy, waste management, banking, chemicals and healthcare sectors. The firm has a strong following in the private equity market and has advised on several distressed asset investments. Practice head Lucian Bondoc is a lead player in the market, and partners such as Mihaela Bondoc, Bogdan Bunrau, Monica Iancu and Cosmin Stavaru are all singled out for praise by clients.

Comparative Guides

Romania: Data Protection & Cyber Security April 2021 This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Data Protection & Cyber Security laws and regulations that may occur in Romania.
Romania: Mergers & Acquisitions March 2021 This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Mergers & Acquisitions laws and regulations that may occur in Romania.