Simona Petrișor > Bondoc si Asociatii SCA > Bucharest, Romania > Lawyer Profile

Bondoc si Asociatii SCA

Work Department

Banking and Finance; Capital Markets; Insolvency; Mergers and Acquisitions; Environmental Law


Simona Petrisor is a Partner qualified in the areas of banking & finance, capital markets, insurance and M&A. Simona has extensive experience acting for arrangers, borrowers and sponsors on a wide range of transactions with an emphasis on corporate, acquisition and project finance. She has advised both domestic and international clients on various cutting-edge transactions in capital markets, derivatives, repos and securitization.


Romanian; English; French; German


Bucharest Bar Association


LLB, University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania, 2003

LLM, DEA Droit des affaires, University of Paris II, Panthéon-Assas, France, 2004

Maitrise in European law, University of Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne, France, 2003

Lawyer Rankings

Romania > PPP and procurement

Bondoc si Asociatii SCA draws from a strong cross-practice talent pool to give contractors and project sponsors the full breadth of public procurement expertise; this ranges from assistance with early tender and contractual negotiations, to advice on related employment, competition, corporate, environmental and litigation issues. The firm has established an impressive following among major international healthcare companies, including Merck, Sharp & Dohme, which it has assisted with numerous related tenders and contracts. The transport, energy and IT sectors are other areas of expertise. Practice head Simona Petrisor typically leads on the non-contentious side, with litigator Viorel Dinu one of the main contacts on the contentious front.

Romania > Banking and finance

Bondoc si Asociatii SCA is noted for its ‘strong knowledge of finance law, both domestic and international‘ and is ‘highly capable in regulatory matters for the financial services industry in Romania‘. On the transactional side, the team has a good track record in high-value restructurings and refinancings, and also handles a healthy number of significant acquisition financings. Other areas of expertise include aviation finance and energy-related project financings. The firm is popular with foreign investors who appreciate the team’s ‘great international experience‘. At the helm is ‘smart, helpful and constructive‘ practice head Simona Petrișor, who is commended for both her transactional and regulatory credentials. Diana Ispas is another key contact.

Romania > Capital markets

Bondoc si Asociatii SCA has a multi-faceted practice which handles a balanced mix of transactional and regulatory capital markets issues. The firm’s versatility extends to debt and equity issuances, with the firm regularly advising high-profile public and private sector issuers, while also assisting underwriters with prominent bond listings. Advice to investment funds is another area of strength, and the team is regularly instructed by Franklin Templeton Investments to assist with regulatory matters and authorisations. Convertible bonds, green bonds and cryptocurrency-related projects have also featured on the firm’s roster recently. Simona Petrisor leads the team, with corporate expert Diana Ispas also taking an active role.

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.