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Employment — Romania


Magda Volonciu & Associates - Employment Department

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Band 1

第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Specialist labour law boutique with widely admired expertise in employment disputes. Experienced in handling collective dismissals, as well as contract and trade union negotiations. Advises both international and domestic clients from a wide range of industries including energy, automotive and banks.

Strengths Sources are impressed by the team's responsiveness, with one client highlighting that the lawyers are "dedicated and ambitious." Another adds: "I really appreciate the availability of the firm and the willingness to create, innovate and find solutions."

Clients further highlight that the "whole team has a deep and extensive knowledge of labour issues. They are always capable of delivering the work within an agreed timeframe."

Work highlights Represented OMV Petrom in court proceedings against 1,400 employees in relation to an alleged bonus entitlement.

Assisted CNTAR Tarom with its appeal of an employee tribunal decision relating to bonuses.

Notable practitioners

Magda Volonciu regularly represents employers in litigation, as well as advising on employment regulations. She is praised as an "outstanding lawyer with extensive academic and technical knowledge." Sources also say that she is "extremely passionate about her job" as well as being good at "finding solutions."

Maria Dobre is a practitioner with "a very good understanding of clients' needs." She regularly advises on employment litigation and is particularly active on matters involving collective dismissals and contractual issues.

Corina Radu is praised for her litigation skills, with clients noting that she is "bold and inventive" while always trying "to find a straightforward and safe step to take." Of late, she represented various employers in disputes relating to bonus entitlements.

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Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen - Employment Department

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第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Fully integrated legal service, including high-level assistance with a wide range of labour law issues, with expertise in related litigation. Particularly active on matters such as collective dismissals and bargaining, as well as data protection and privacy. Advises clients operating in a number of industries including pharmaceuticals, energy and finance. Acts for both international and domestic clients.

Strengths Clients describe the team as "very well prepared, providing timely answers" and as having "a strong business acumen," adding that the lawyers are "capable of giving solutions which answer to companies' needs." They have a "bold approach" and are "able to assist with various negotiations in an assertive manner."

Another client notes: "They are prompt, resourceful, and we fully trust their legal advice."

Work highlights Advised a food and drink business on a number of dismissals following a corporate restructuring process.

Assisted a global healthcare company with employment aspects of its business reorganisation.

Notable practitioners

Clients appreciate Luminiţa Dima's "technical knowledge, effectiveness and quick understanding of industry specificity." She assists with a broad range of employment matters, including trade union negotiations, disciplinary investigations and the employment aspects of corporate restructurings. She also regularly represents clients in litigation.

About the Team (content provided by Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen)

A responsible management of human resources that would ensure a reliable, secure and effective development of business initiatives – this is the pillar of our approach to employment and labor law assistance.

Lining up the largest team of lawyers exclusively specializing in employment and labor law aspects within an integrated legal & tax services provider in Romania, we partner with our clients from inception to delivery of human resources strategies.

Our team designs and formulates strategies, policies and representations that become case law and help shape the domestic employment and labor law practice. These are aimed at facilitating a two-way exchange of experiences and knowledge in a consistent and lucrative manner among various stakeholders, including between Legal and HR professionals in any business.

We are educated, by qualifications and by practice, to puzzle out the big picture and we reflect this through the organizational HR diagnosis we propose and complete.

This enables us to find the best possible formula for various core legal topics such as:

  • individual employment relations​
  • compensation and benefits
  • industrial relations and collective bargaining
  • restructuring operations, outsourcing, transfer of undertakings
  • dispute resolution
  • occupational health and safety

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Țuca Zbârcea & Asociații - Employment Department

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Band 1

第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Successful team offering a range of advice to clients on employee incentive programmes as well as matters arising from acquisitions and restructuring. Advises on both domestic and cross-border matters. Works closely with the firm's litigation team to provide representation in a variety of labour disputes, some involving senior management issues. Clients include telecoms, retail and financial services companies.

Strengths Sources say: "The lawyers are very dedicated and passionate, and they always help with very business-oriented legal solutions," adding that they are "committed to delivering high-quality work very fast."

Another client adds: "We have a strong partnership, we rely on the lawyers. The answers come fast, at the required levels of detail."

Work highlights Advised Telekom Romania on the employment aspects of the restructuring of two subsidiaries.

Assisted Carrefour with the transfer of employees after its takeover of Billa.

Notable practitioners

Șerban Pâslaru assists employers with employee transfers, trade union negotiations and collective bargaining agreements. One client notes that he "foresees all possible outcomes," while another highlights that he is "a very fine, in-depth analyst, always providing very structured and straightforward solutions."

Mihai Anghel is "a very dedicated and passionate lawyer with a very good understanding of the business context." He often represents employers, acting on dismissals, health and safety concerns and transfer of undertaking matters. As one client notes, he provides an "in-depth analysis of the legal issues brought to his attention," which "ensures the comfort that the solutions he provides are the best you can choose."

About the Team (content provided by Țuca Zbârcea & Asociații)

Employment is one of the practice areas in which our lawyers have acquired extensive experience, ranging from management schemes tailored for both entities undergoing privatisation or private entities set up by international corporations in Romania, to preparing and negotiating collective and individual labour agreements and related specific clauses (employee benefits, restrictive covenants, stock option plans and trade option plans).

Our attorneys also deal with employment related matters in relation to mergers & acquisitions and privatisations, involving redundancy programs, negotiations with trade unions, pension issues raised in transactions, investment management agreements etc.

Scope of Practice

  • General Employment Related Matters
  • Termination of Employment and Lay-Offs
  • Restructuring Programs
  • Expatriates’ Labour Regime
  • Employees’ Incentive Programs
  • Social Security Law
  • Collective Bargaining Agreements

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DLA Piper Dinu SCA - Employment Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Well-recognised labour law team with knowledge of complex transactional and contentious employment issues. Advises clients in a variety of sectors, including energy, technology, transportation and pharmaceuticals. Acts on matters of collective bargaining as well as dismissals. Also assists with data protection matters and employment-related criminal law cases.

Strengths One client says the "team provided high-quality support and an in-depth analysis. They always showed openness towards understanding our internal policies and culture, and provided their best advice accordingly. Their availability for urgencies was also highly appreciated."

Another client praises the team's "flexibility and strong subject knowledge," also noting that they "dive deep into the issues."

Work highlights Represented Wizz Air in several class actions regarding salary issues, discrimination and terminations.

Notable practitioners

According to clients, Monica Georgiadis is "extremely responsive, always available and provides good advice." She acts on employment litigation, often representing employers. Georgiadis additionally advises on matters relating to working hours and contracts, among other areas. One client notes: "She has a very business-friendly approach and nothing fazes her. She addresses business concerns and realities and always comes up with practical strategies."

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PeliFilip - Employment Department

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第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Highly active across a wide variety of labour law issues, offering customised advice to multinational clients operating in the automotive, food and drink and financial services industries, among others. Acts on employment disputes, collective dismissals and negotiations between employers and employees. Also offers advice on union-related matters.

Strengths One client notes that the team consists of "very talented lawyers and it is always a pleasure working with them."

Clients further praise the team's "common sense and strong local knowledge of the market."

Work highlights Advised L’Oréal Romania on immigration matters for non-EU employees.

Notable practitioners

According to interviewees, Ioan Dumitrascu is "very strong in negotiations and highly efficient in finding solutions to difficult issues." Clients further praise his "very good communication skills" as well as his "client-oriented" approach. He advises on matters relating to immigration, collective dismissals and internal investigations.

Maria-Ecaterina Burlacu advises on hiring procedures, contracts and the employment aspects of corporate restructurings. She gathers praise for her "effectiveness and excellent client service," while another interviewee describes her as "very dedicated, covering all our needs in an extensive manner and in due time."

About the Team (content provided by PeliFilip)

When it comes to employment law, employers need effective prevention and strong advocacy. We specialise in offering pragmatic solutions to corporate clients.

The members of our team are confronted daily with the last trends, recent practice or case law and develop customised solutions in order to reach the objectives of our clients.

Our lawyers reunite experience on a large variety of employment topics, including on:

  • economic restructuring and transaction related labour matters;
  • litigation related to dismissals, payment of wages, restructuring situations, selections, discriminations or other matters concerning the employees or their union negotiations with executives concerning the termination of their mandates or employment agreements, distribution of powers within the company or  their performance;
  • legal matters related to different pay systems and benefits;
  • development and implementation of regulations, policies, rules and instructions; collective bargaining and managing the relations with the unions or employees’ representatives;
  • assistance in dealing with the labor authorities in case of inspections or controls, including by providing dawn raids guidelines; assistance on work accidents and health and safety compliance;
  • analyzing particular situations, such as the use of non-compete, mobility, training and confidentiality clauses;




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Buzescu Ca - Employment Department

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Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Significant experience in a variety of employment issues, such as restructuring, benefit and incentive schemes, collective labour agreements and individual and collective terminations. Regularly advises international clients on their Romanian operations, particularly relating to cross-border transactions and subsequent labour issues. Also offers substantial expertise in compliance matters.

Strengths Clients praise the team for being "well prepared and proactive," as well as "promptly responding to any questions."

One client further sets out that they are "very pleased with the service and advice received at all times."

Work highlights Advised Facebook on the transfer of employees between its entities.

Notable practitioners

Magda Alexandru's practice encompasses employment terminations, transfers and disciplinary procedures. She additionally represents clients in court, often advising on the employer side. Sources note that she offers "very prompt service."

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Mușat & Asociații - Employment Department

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Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Full-service firm offering extensive employment advice to clients on matters involving M&A, collective labour agreements, terminations and related litigation. Advises multinational clients active in a variety of industries, such as life sciences, retail and energy, acting on both domestic and cross-border mandates. Recently attracted new clients, including Accenture.

Strengths An impressed interviewee remarks: "The quality of the service is at the highest level."

Work highlights Assisted Emerson Electric with employment aspects of its business transfer.

Advised Amazon on employee dismissals and collective bargaining in Romania.

Notable practitioners

Monia Dobrescu and Vlad Cordea head the practice and are key points of contact for clients.

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Popovici Nițu Stoica & Asociații - Employment Department

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Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Diverse expertise in Romanian employment law, regularly acting on transfer of business, collective layoffs and disputes with trade unions. Also knowledgeable in designing wage and pension conditions, as well as regulatory and compliance issues. Experienced in advising clients in the telecommunications, manufacturing, aviation and agricultural sectors. Acts for both international and domestic clients on local as well as cross-border matters.

Strengths Clients value the team's "highly creative solutions and negotiation skills."

One client praises the department's "deep knowledge of the international and local business environment," noting that the lawyers are "easy to work with and reliable."

Work highlights Advised Lincoln Electric on employment aspects of an acquisition.

Assisted Air France-KLM with litigation relating to redundancies.

Notable practitioners

Vlad Neacșu regularly engages in a wide range of employment matters, such as collective agreements, compliance, litigation and trade union negotiations. He advised Orange on the implementation of a group-level offering of shares to employees.

About the Team (content provided by Popovici Nițu Stoica & Asociații)

We advise on the full range of employment matters. Our attorneys in this practice are renowned for their expertise in employment issues arising out of mergers and acquisitions, outsourcing projects, extended temporary work arrangements and management restructuring.

Mediation of labour disputes, negotiation of collective bargaining agreements and SMT employment contracts represent other domains of excellence.

We regularly advise our clients upon:

  • individual and collective bargaining agreements, internal regulations and job descriptions
  • legal solutions in view of collective lay-outs and various negotiations and representation in disputes with Trade Unions
  • transfer agreements between affiliated or non-affiliated companies
  • assistance during the day-to-day employment issues
  • alternative solutions and designing waging schemes and fiscal employment optimization
  • mediation of labour disputes
  • complex employment related litigation

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Voinescu & Partners - Employment Department

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Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Well-regarded team with expertise across all employment matters, including advising clients on issues of termination, disciplinary procedures and labour disputes, and assisting with matters relating to high-level executives. Advises employers from various sectors such as financial services and technology, as well as representing trade union bodies.

Strengths Clients say that the lawyers "understand our needs very well" and "underline all potential risks," further noting that "they are very approachable and prompt."

Another source also highlights the team's "flexibility and fast understanding of our needs."

Work highlights Represented a trade union in a collective bargaining agreement with a multinational company.

Notable practitioners

Veronica Voinescu assists with trade union negotiations, employment contracts and terminations. She also acts on contentious cases. Clients highlight that "her technical knowledge allows her to solve matters fast."

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Zamfirescu Racoți & Partners Attorneys at Law (ZRP) - Employment Department

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Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Prominent activity in day-to-day labour advisory as well as drafting documents for its clients. Also assists with individual and collective dismissals, immigration and disciplinary action. Highly experienced in employment litigation, representing domestic and international clients in the financial, retail and logistics sectors among others.

Strengths Clients are particularly impressed with the team's "focus on the key strategic aspects."

Another client commends the lawyers' responsiveness: "You can send an e-mail to a partner and get an answer in five minutes."

Work highlights Advised Bancpost on a number of employment disputes.

Assisted Kika Mobilier with matters relating to employee secondment.

Notable practitioners

Catalin Micu advises on dismissals, the negotiation of collective agreements and issues relating to immigration. He acts on both contentious and non-contentious cases, and his clients include banks and marketing companies.

About the Team (content provided by Zamfirescu Racoți & Partners Attorneys at Law (ZRP))

Our Employment practice has been a significant specialized area within our firm for more than 12 years. We have built an experienced and knowledgeable team that provides clients with coordinated and locally specific advice on the rules and regulations governing employment, labor, immigration, pensions and benefits.

We work with clients to provide responses to the constantly evolving legislative and case law climate of Romania and EU. We handle the full range of employment and labor law matters for our clients, ensuring that they make informed decisions with respect to their employment and other employment related practices and policies. We devise case strategies and represent clients before the courts of relevant jurisdiction.

In this field of activity, our firm has developed a significant number of projects such as:

  • personnel restructuring;

  • employees’ transfer;

  • the legal auditing of the commercial companies from the point of view of the labor law;

  • assistance in negotiating /renegotiating and implementing the collective labor agreements;

  • cost optimization;

  • labor law litigation;

  • complex outsourcing, mergers and acquisitions matters;

  • terminations where related to conduct or performance of an employees and to economic/business reasons;

  • handling issues related to union/employees' representative;

  • local compliance;

  • immigration;

  • employees’ compensation and benefits.

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bpv GRIGORESCU ŞTEFĂNICĂ - Employment Department

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Band 4

第四等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Advises on employment matters relating to corporate restructurings, including employee transfers. Frequently advises on day-to-day employment issues and offers representation in contentious matters for domestic and foreign clients in sectors including leisure and telecoms. Gained Carrier as a new client.

Strengths Interviewees remark on the team's "high level of expertise" and add that "they reply fast and are highly skilled."

Clients further praise the team's "deep business understanding."

Work highlights Advised Wienerberger on the employment aspects of the acquisition of a brick factory.

Represented Pro TV in an unfair dismissal litigation.

Notable practitioners

Anca Grigorescu advises on employment contracts, dismissals and employee transfers. She is also recommended by a source for her litigation capabilities. Grigorescu regularly acts for employers, including companies from the TMT and financial services industries.

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CMS - Employment Department

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第四等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Well-known international player offering employment law advice to clients active in a variety of sectors, including telecommunications and finance. Experienced in contentious and non-contentious matters, including individual and collective terminations. Also advises on collective bargaining and employee transfers.

Strengths One client points out that the team is "thorough in understanding our needs and highly responsive."

Clients praise the firm's "fast responses even in complex international topics," adding that "the solutions were not theoretical but practical and therefore ready to implement."

Notable practitioners

Gabriel Sidere and Marius Petroiu head the department and are key contacts.

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Wolf Theiss - Employment Department

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Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Team draws on its extensive network in CEE and SEE to offer expert advice to clients on Romanian and cross-border employment issues. Experienced in labour cases relating to corporate transactions and restructurings, employment due diligence, post-acquisition integration and employment litigation. Advises a broad range of clients including software companies, energy providers and retailers.

Strengths Clients highlight the firm's good international capacity and praise the team's "fast responses and client-oriented" approach.

Another client appreciates the lawyers' "innovative solutions and flexible approach."

Work highlights Advised Bunge Romania on dismissals in connection with a corporate restructuring.

Assisted Capgemini with transfer of undertakings relating to the sale of its IBX business.

Notable practitioners

Ileana Glodeanu and Adelina Iftime-Blagean head the department and are key contacts.

About the Team (content provided by Wolf Theiss)

With robust employment expertise in Romania, the team also benefits from "tier I" coordination from the Vienna office and regular exchanges of expertise across all Wolf Theiss offices. We represent major companies on employment matters in Romania, contentious and non-contentious. Our team stands out for its amicable approach: both clients and their opponents appreciate our collaborative attitude in sensitive matters of employment law.

Our Cases

We provide our clients with advice on the entire spectrum of employment issues from employment contracts and executive agreements, restructuring plans and dismissal procedures, to litigation and representation before governmental authorities. We also advise clients on outsourcing and pension and benefits issues.

Our Expertise

Clients benefit from the broad and integrated experience of our lawyers; each of them having many years of experience in employment, but also in corporate and M&A and employment-relevant regulatory matters, such as data protection and other compliance issues. We also have a strong cooperation with the litigation department in order to cover contentious procedural matters in case of threatened or pending employment litigations and help identify the most appropriate strategy - before becoming a case and also thereafter.



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Band 1

Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen

From the Chambers Europe guide

Clients appreciate Luminiţa Dima's "technical knowledge, effectiveness and quick understanding of industry specificity." She assists with a broad range of employment matters, including trade union negotiations, disciplinary investigations and the employment aspects of corporate restructurings. She also regularly represents clients in litigation.

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Band 1

Magda Volonciu & Associates

From the Chambers Europe guide

Magda Volonciu regularly represents employers in litigation, as well as advising on employment regulations. She is praised as an "outstanding lawyer with extensive academic and technical knowledge." Sources also say that she is "extremely passionate about her job" as well as being good at "finding solutions."

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Band 2

PeliFilip

From the Chambers Europe guide

According to interviewees, Ioan Dumitrascu is "very strong in negotiations and highly efficient in finding solutions to difficult issues." Clients further praise his "very good communication skills" as well as his "client-oriented" approach. He advises on matters relating to immigration, collective dismissals and internal investigations.

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Band 2

Monica Georgiadis

DLA Piper Dinu SCA

From the Chambers Europe guide

According to clients, Monica Georgiadis is "extremely responsive, always available and provides good advice." She acts on employment litigation, often representing employers. Georgiadis additionally advises on matters relating to working hours and contracts, among other areas. One client notes: "She has a very business-friendly approach and nothing fazes her. She addresses business concerns and realities and always comes up with practical strategies."

^ See whole ranking table

Band 2

Țuca Zbârcea & Asociații

From the Chambers Europe guide

Șerban Pâslaru assists employers with employee transfers, trade union negotiations and collective bargaining agreements. One client notes that he "foresees all possible outcomes," while another highlights that he is "a very fine, in-depth analyst, always providing very structured and straightforward solutions."

^ See whole ranking table

Band 2

Ana-Maria Plăcintescu

Placintescu Riti Lucian

From the Chambers Europe guide

Clients note that Ana-Maria Plăcintescu of Placintescu Riti Lucian is "always eager to promptly address any concerns." Another client also highlights that she always "gives us practical solutions, irrespective of the complexity of our issues." Plăcintescu advises on disciplinary investigations, team restructurings and working hours, as well as acting on dismissals.

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Band 2

Veronica Voinescu

Voinescu & Partners

From the Chambers Europe guide

Veronica Voinescu assists with trade union negotiations, employment contracts and terminations. She also acts on contentious cases. Clients highlight that "her technical knowledge allows her to solve matters fast."

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Band 3

Magda Volonciu & Associates

From the Chambers Europe guide

Maria Dobre is a practitioner with "a very good understanding of clients' needs." She regularly advises on employment litigation and is particularly active on matters involving collective dismissals and contractual issues.

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Band 3

bpv GRIGORESCU ŞTEFĂNICĂ

From the Chambers Europe guide

Anca Grigorescu advises on employment contracts, dismissals and employee transfers. She is also recommended by a source for her litigation capabilities. Grigorescu regularly acts for employers, including companies from the TMT and financial services industries.

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Band 4

Buzescu Ca

From the Chambers Europe guide

Magda Alexandru's practice encompasses employment terminations, transfers and disciplinary procedures. She additionally represents clients in court, often advising on the employer side. Sources note that she offers "very prompt service."

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Band 4

Țuca Zbârcea & Asociații

From the Chambers Europe guide

Mihai Anghel is "a very dedicated and passionate lawyer with a very good understanding of the business context." He often represents employers, acting on dismissals, health and safety concerns and transfer of undertaking matters. As one client notes, he provides an "in-depth analysis of the legal issues brought to his attention," which "ensures the comfort that the solutions he provides are the best you can choose."

^ See whole ranking table

Band 4

Zamfirescu Racoți & Partners Attorneys at Law (ZRP)

From the Chambers Europe guide

Catalin Micu advises on dismissals, the negotiation of collective agreements and issues relating to immigration. He acts on both contentious and non-contentious cases, and his clients include banks and marketing companies.

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Band 4

Popovici Nițu Stoica & Asociații

From the Chambers Europe guide

Vlad Neacșu regularly engages in a wide range of employment matters, such as collective agreements, compliance, litigation and trade union negotiations. He advised Orange on the implementation of a group-level offering of shares to employees.

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Band 4

Magda Volonciu & Associates

From the Chambers Europe guide

Corina Radu is praised for her litigation skills, with clients noting that she is "bold and inventive" while always trying "to find a straightforward and safe step to take." Of late, she represented various employers in disputes relating to bonus entitlements.

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Associates to watch

Maria-Ecaterina Burlacu

PeliFilip

From the Chambers Europe guide

Maria-Ecaterina Burlacu advises on hiring procedures, contracts and the employment aspects of corporate restructurings. She gathers praise for her "effectiveness and excellent client service," while another interviewee describes her as "very dedicated, covering all our needs in an extensive manner and in due time."

^ See whole ranking table