Our Employment Capabilities
We are one of the few law firms capable of assisting in a professional manner on any type of employment project in any industry in Romania.
Our experience includes handling labor law contracts, mandate/management agreements, remuneration and benefits, internal regulations, employee policies, codes of conduct and handbooks, collective bargaining agreements and related negotiations with trade unions/employees’ representatives, cross-border labor issues, transfer of employees, outsourcing and secondment, lay-offs, collective redundancies, restructuring and company closures, employment-related operations, agreements and policies, due diligence reviews and investigations, representation in administrative hearings, arbitration, mediation and litigation, customized labor law training, data protection, anti-harassment procedures, telework, legal aspects regarding health and safety, defending employers’ data and assets, negotiation of termination packages etc.
“Very good professionals, promote pragmatic approaches. Attentive to detail and nuances. They have a very solid team. The core team of relevance for this area as far as the regular interactions with us are concerned includes partner Mihaela Bondoc and Managing Associate Daniela Gladunea. Partner Mihaela Bondoc [Leading Individual, Legal 500, 2021] is extremely professional, very experienced and solutions-oriented. Daniela Gladunea has very good technical knowledge, and is also very helpful and pragmatic. All very, very good”. [Legal 500, 2021]
They have a very pro-business approach, reacting quickly, with a thorough legal analysis behind. The lawyers understand our business and are able to integrate these into their advice”. [Legal 500, 2020]
Examples of our team’s relevant experience include assistance to:
one of the largest retailers in Romania with more than 1,000 shops spread in all counties and the capital city of Bucharest, with over 16,000 employees, in connection with the review, from both the employment and the data privacy law perspective, of various documents in connection with the Covid- 19 situation during the emergency state and the ensuing alert state.
the Romanian subsidiary of a global leader in clean and efficient technology solutions for electric, hybrid and combustion vehicles in connection with a wide range of labor related issues typically faced by a company in the automotive industry. Among others, labor disputes with former employees, an area of strength for our employment litigators.
a company, part of a multinational industrial group, by advising on health and safety measures, mandatory for employers during the state of alert declared in Romania, including by drafting a formal notice to be submitted to the competent labor authority, requesting official guidance on working time organization in shifts.
a company, part of a group with 18 subsidiaries worldwide, by assisting it to implement the support measure provided by the state to employers in the epidemiological situation created by the spread of SARS-coV-2 virus, while observing the legal requirements.
a global leader in automotive seating fabrics manufacturing in connection with the business transfer of a manufacturing facility based in Romania, part of a transaction spanning across numerous jurisdictions worldwide. Our assistance in this large-scale project covered TUPE issues related advice and guidance.
one of the largest companies in Romania, on the employment law related implications of establishing a whistleblowing platform to be available for its employees.
numerous bidders/buyers in due diligences targeting various companies for more than 15 M&A projects over the past 2 years.
numerous companies in the drafting and negotiation of management contracts.
a major global investment management organization with an extensive global presence, for the implementation in Romania of its stock option plan.
a leading provider of credit insurance, debt collection and factoring services for large corporations, in connection with Romanian law aspects related to the implementation of its stock option plan for the employees of its subsidiaries.
one of the world’s leading specialty chemical companies, by organizing a training session pertinent for Romanian employment law requirements and most common challenges faced by employers, as well as in connection with the preparation of all employment related documents, in line with the requirements of the Romanian employment law and best practices.
a global diversified technology and industrial leader, with respect to corporate and employment matters pertaining to its business reorganization in Romania, including transfer of business aspects.
a worldwide manufacturer of electric motors, in relation with the transfer of business entailed by the purchase of certain local operations of a large international transmission solutions provider.
Mihaela Bondoc
+40 31 224 8400
Mihaela Bondoc
+40 31 224 8400