Firm Profile > Mihai, Lucian si Asociatii > Bucharest, Romania
Mihai, Lucian si Asociatii Offices
75-77 Buzesti St., 9th floor, 10
Mihai, Lucian si Asociatii > Firm Profile
Mihai, Lucian și Asociații is a law firm with a full-service offering, with particular focus on compliance, projects, corporate and mergers and acquisitions, data privacy, technology, media and telecommunications (TMT), employment and immigration, natural resources, public procurement, real estate and construction.
Besides the main areas of practice, the firm also provide legal assistance in the fields of intellectual property, tax, competition, litigation and white-collar criminal matters. In its strive to provide the highest level of services, the firm is working with skilled associates and engage the services of high profile counsels and advisors.
Coming from top-tier law firms, the founding partners have been assisting multinationals and leading domestic companies with highly complex, sophisticated mandates. Precisely defined specialization and significant experience in the market of the founding partners guarantee the highest degree of competence and professionalism. Together, the team is able to master even the most complicated and challenging projects, dedication to work being one of its core values.
Areas of practice
Data privacy, technology, media and telecommunications (TMT): The data privacy and TMT team has extensive experience and in-depth knowledge and understanding of both legal and technical aspects of data privacy, technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) matters. Its clients are some of the largest leading technology companies.
The clients benefit from the experience of lawyers who have worked for many years in this area and who have in-house experience working for multinationals in the data protection field, giving them the edge when it comes to advice and solutions.
Look to data privacy and TMT team’s lawyers for effective solutions including:
- Personal data protection (GDPR)
- Telecom and media regulatory issues
- Electronic signature
- Electronic commerce
- Electronic communication agreements
- IT outsourcing agreements
- Software development and maintenance agreements/ SLA’s
- Software licensing
- Media and advertising
- Online contracting
- Consumer protection in online environment
Employment and immigration: With extensive experience in the employment field, the employment and immigration team is focusing on complex legal issues for both employers and employees, providing the same high level of legal services to a varied array of clients, from executive individuals to multinationals. The attorneys have a practical and proactive approach, providing comprehensive and effective legal advice in a constantly changing legal environment.
The firm provides advice on the full range of employment and immigration matters including individual employment contracts, collective negotiation; individual and collective dismissal; disciplinary and professional unfitness procedures; internal regulations and policies; work through temporary work agents; domestic and cross-border transfers of employees; posting of employees within the frame of providing transnational services; workplace health, safety and welfare regulations; discrimination and harassment; stay permits and work notices; labour litigations.
Corporate: The clients benefit from a valuable combination of legal and practical knowledge that allows attorneys to deal with all aspects of complex domestic and cross-border corporate transactions.
The corporate team assists clients in all corporate matters and through all stages of their transactions including corporate governance, shares assignments, shareholders and management agreements, articles of incorporation, registration formalities, mergers, spin-offs, voluntary dissolution and liquidation, compliance of the decision-making process.
The corporate team is experienced in advising boards of directors, special committees and management and corporate bodies on the full range of corporate issues that confront them, as well as on their rights, liabilities and risks.
We pride ourselves with our hands-on type of approach and for our ability to work with our clients as part of their teams.
Mergers and acquisitions: The firm has vast experience in handling domestic and cross-border multi-jurisdictional transactions which cover various areas of practice. Its attorneys have been involved in major M&A and privatization projects conducted in Romania to date in fields like energy and natural resources, IT, healthcare, heavy industry, transportation, telecommunications, and aviation.
The mergers and acquisitions team assists clients through all stages of a transaction including:
- conducting internal legal investigations to determine relevant facts quickly and accurately;
- drafting due-diligence/executive summary outlining the relevant issues;
- preparing presentation files and other related documentation;
- assistance during negotiation procedures;
- drafting and negotiation of transaction documentation;
- assistance for the closing of the transaction and on post-closing matters.
The M&A team integrates and proudly relies on the experience and expertise of other teams ranging from corporate and commercial, capital markets, financing, to regulatory and litigation.
Natural resources: The natural resources sector is an important part of the legal landscape which covers, among other things, oil and gas projects, pipelines, refineries, liquefied natural gas, nuclear, renewable, and water and wastewater.
The firm advises on all issues pertaining to the development, financing, construction and operation as well as acquisitions and disposals of energy or mining projects. The clients can rely on its strategic advice for planning, development, financing and permitting matters, as well as M&A, corporate transactions and restructurings. The attorneys can also assist clients in legislative and public affairs related matters since they understand the commercial drivers in the sector and can offer valuable industry insight.
The natural resources team is skilled in dealing with administrative, litigation and arbitration proceedings including investment protection and investigations.
Public procurement/PPP: The public procurement team provides strategic procurement legal solutions based on the impact of the current legislation and the application of the associated case law. The clients benefit from its experience learned from previous projects. The team anticipates the legal issues to provide clients with the best legal solutions.
The firm regularly assists clients in the field of public procurement, its services encompassing various matters related to this area of practice, including
- bid file preparation and submission;
- assistance in the contestation procedure;
- negotiation and signing of the procurement agreement with the contracting authority;
- post-acquisition assistance.
Our team relies on broad expertise covering complex transactions, having acted for many multinational corporations and leading local players, which appreciate the firm’s experience and creative thinking, with the right blend of legal ability and constructive commercial approach.
Commercial/civil law: This team delivers flexible and effective business solutions and strategies, relying on its experience in the most complex and difficult circumstances. The attorneys have broad expertise in commercial/civil matters including drafting and negotiating various types of agreements such as sale-purchase, lease, construction, agency, distribution, license, joint-ventures, loan, mandate, assignment, mortgage, sponsorship, etc as well as day-to-day matters.
The attorneys are constantly handling complex regulatory requirements and they are relying on the firm’s in-depth understanding of the business environment, providing efficient advice in a wide range of corporate and commercial issues such as corporate governance structures, board advice and day-to-day procedures as well as licensing requirements mainly for clients active in fields like IT, FMGC, energy and natural resources, healthcare, telecommunications.
Real estate: With many years of experience in real estate transactions, the clients can rely on the real estate team to deliver critical insights for clients’ business. The firm acts for the private sector, including clients for whom real estate is the core business or an alternative need. The clients benefit from the attorney’s significant expertise in complex projects in all areas, from residential, industrial, office building to infrastructure.
The attorneys are dealing with real estate transactions, compliance and regulatory, as well as with real estate claims and disputes. They have expertise in all type of real estate matters including acquisition and alienation of real estate properties, due diligence assessments and preparing the documentation, drafting and negotiating transaction documents: sale-purchase, leases, management agreements, as well as the related documentation, etc.
Intellectual property: The firm’s attorneys have extensive experience in both intellectual property and technology law, these being important areas for those companies that continue to expand their brands, products and data technologies.
The IP attorneys provide legal assistance in a wide range of IP-related matters including, IP patent protection strategies, advise on copyright and related rights, agreements on copyright materials, trademarks and industrial designs, licensing and assignment contracts.
LanguagesRomanian English French
MembershipsGerman Romanian Chamber of Commerce (AHK Rum?nien)
EMPLOYMENT & TMT
The employment practice is coordinated by Ileana Lucian who has over 16 years of experience in the employment field, being a well-known lawyer in this area. Her professional activity started in 2003 within a Romanian top tier law firm, where she held the position of partner in the employment department for more than 4 years.
Ileana provided advice on all aspects of employment law including individual and collective employment agreements, transfer of business under TUPE regulations, occupational health and safety issues, individual and collective dismissals, disciplinary issues, workplace investigations, discrimination or harassment claims.
Ileana has a wide knowledge of EU acquis and she contributed to improving the legal framework governing labour relations. Ileana frequently conducts trainings, seminars and attends at conferences as speaker on critical issues of employment law.
The employment team provides advice on the full range of employment matters including individual employment contracts, collective negotiation; individual and collective dismissal; disciplinary and professional unfitness procedures; internal regulations and policies; work through temporary work agents; domestic and cross-border transfers of employees; posting of employees within the frame of providing transnational services; workplace health, safety and welfare regulations; discrimination and harassment; stay permits and work notices; labour litigations. The attorneys have a practical and proactive approach, providing comprehensive and effective legal advice in a constantly changing legal environment.