Our Team

Partners

Sorin Mitel
Senior Partner

Phone: +40 21 314 31 55 / 57
E-mail: sorin.mitel@mitelpartners.ro
Languages: Romanian, French, English

Sorin Mitel is a Senior Partner and one of the founders of Mitel & Asociatii.

 

Sorin is member of the Bucharest Bar, the Association of Fellows and Legal Scholars of the Center for International Legal Studies and an active member of the International Bar Association.

 

He graduated from the University of Bucharest – Institute of Law in 1997

He also holds a B.A. degree from Polytechnic University of Bucharest

 

Sorin has an extensive experience dealing with public procurement, PPP, PFI and infrastructure projects, EU and structural funds, aviation & aerospace, real estate & constructions, energy, natural resources & utilities and mergers & acquisitions.

 

His clients include global corporations, major developers & contractors, financial institutions and other lenders, investment and mezzanine funds, corporate borrowers and publicly held companies.

 

His practice primarily focuses on advising on:

 

  • major foreign investment projects in Romania, with both private capital and State-backed funds. Assistance for such large and complex projects often involves multi-jurisdictional coordination of the investment processes as well as legal advice on a broad array of expertise such as financing of the project (EU and structural funds, state-backed guarantees, lending from international financial institutions focused on development), land and assets acquisitions in Romania, setting-up of joint venture or greenfield projects, permitting and regulatory matters or government negotiations

 

  • renewable energy projects, assisting in all development phases from financing of the project to construction and regulatory/permitting matters

 

  • complex mezzanine financing deals assisting mezzanine lenders for negotiating the financing package and also recommending the appropriate guarantees and triggering mechanism (positive/negative covenants, reporting obligations and veto rights) for accelerated payments

 

  • real estate development projects in various sectors of industrial and retail businesses but also on residential constructions

 

  • infrastructure projects, including project finance (structuring of financing, PPP) and public procurement procedures

 

Sorin is a speaker in various conferences and a published author with several articles on PPP, PFI and infrastructure, mergers & acquisitions and securities.

 


 

Relevant experience includes the following significant transactions:

 

  • Advising a large mezzanine investment fund in connection with a multi-million mezzanine debt financing for a leading European group of companies specialized in radiology and radiotherapy. The assistance included a full legal due diligence investigation for all the group companies, structuring the transaction, negotiating the financing agreements and coordinating the multi-jurisdictional teams involved in the transaction

 

  • Advising a leading European company active on green energy services in connection with the development of a photovoltaic park with EU funding

 

  • Advising a leading global corporation active in aircraft industry, for a prospective new industrial facility in Romania

 

  • Advising the Romanian Government and prospective investors in connection with several privatization procedures

 

  • Advising in connection with a development project for the thermal rehabilitation of residential buildings,  involving financing from the European Investment Bank

 

  • Advising a global energy and environmental services player for several concession and waste management projects in Romania

 

  • Assisting a global leader in the consumer and industrial sector (for adhesive technologies, laundry & home care and beauty care) in connection with developing a new industrial plant in Romania, co-financed from EU structural funds
Madalina Mitel
Partner

Phone: +40 21 314 31 55 / 57
E-mail: madalina.paisa@mitelpartners.ro
Languages: Romanian, English, French

Madalina Mitel is a Partner.

 

Madalina is a member of the Bucharest Bar from 2000.

 

She graduated from the University of Bucharest – Faculty of Law and from the University of Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne – College of Law for European Studies

 

 

Madalina has an extensive experience in Corporate & Commercial, Mergers & Acquisitions, Banking & Finance, Employment, Data Protection, and regulatory matters.

 

Her clients include investment funds and private equity funds, strategic investors, local entrepreneurs, financial institutions and international corporations spanning over multiple industries including automotive, healthcare, financial services, constructions, IT, natural resources, retail and waste management.

 

Relevant experience includes:

 

  • Advising a private equity fund operating in the Iberian Peninsula and South-Eastern Europe in connection with all their investments and divestments in Romania

 

  • Assisting a US-based global corporation active in the field of waste management and sanitation services for more than 20 successful acquisitions of domestic players as well as the merger processes for integrating and consolidating all acquired companies

 

  • Advising one of the leading private equity funds active in Romania in connection with the acquisition of a leading IT company specialized in storage, protection, archiving and information management solutions

 

 

  • Assisting the largest Romanian distributor of constructions materials in connection with the take-over of a chain of do-it-yourself stores from a leading France-based group of companies acting in the retail bricolage field, as well as the acquisition in Ukraine of a large group of companies active in the transportation and distribution of construction materials

 

  • Advising the leading company in Romania for loyalty programs based on cards and other modern technologies, in connection with its acquisition by a strategic investor active in the field of card transactions processing, card personalization and retail sector services

 

  • Assisting a Luxembourg based investment fund in relation to the sale of a pharmacy chain in Romania
Magda Dima
Partner

Phone: +40 21 314 31 55 / 57
E-mail: magda.dima@mitelpartners.ro
Languages: Romanian, English, French

Magda Dima is a Partner 

 

Magda is a member of the Bucharest Bar from 2000.

 

 

Magda has built a solid reputation and strong trial capability in dealing with disputes covering numerous areas of practice, such as civil and commercial contracts, fiscal, bankruptcy and insolvency, debt and asset recovery, employment and professional negligence, IP & IT, banking, environmental, product liability, aviation & aerospace, transportation and shipping, insurance, criminal law.

 

Her clients include national and foreign corporations, banks and financial institutions as well as private individuals.

 

Her practice focuses on advising clients in pre-litigious phases and recommending procedural and dispute avoidance work, advising distressed companies and/or creditors of such companies in corporate restructuring, reorganization and insolvency matters (both in and out of court), including confirmation of reorganization plans, appointment of insolvency practitioners or liquidators, purchases and sales of the assets of distressed companies, preferential transfers and fraudulent practices during insolvency procedures, drafting court actions, counter-claims and all types of procedural documents, representing clients in courts of law and arbitration panels on all levels of jurisdiction.

  

Magda has concentrated on civil and criminal disputes, fiscal and administrative matters, disputes with public entities and regulatory authorities, execution of judgments, injunctions, other interim measures and ancillary relief, recovery of damages, disputes related to ownership rights, disputes on unfair competition issues, employment related disputes, insolvency and bankruptcy, arbitration, large portfolio of debt recovery disputes and proceedings.

Serban Suchea
Partner

Phone: +40 21 314 31 55 / 57
E-mail: serban.suchea@mitelpartners.ro
Languages: Romanian, English

Serban Suchea is a Partner.

 

Serban is a member of the Bucharest Bar from 2006.

 

He graduated from the University of Bucharest – Faculty of Law in 2005.

 

Serban has an extensive experience in general corporate & commercial advisory, mergers & acquisitions, employment, competition and data protection.

 

His clients include owner managed businesses, SMEs, private equity funds, banks and financial institutions and large international corporations within a wide range of sectors including automotive, healthcare, IT, waste management and retail.

 

His practice primarily focuses on setting-up greenfields / brownfields, joint ventures, corporate restructuring, due diligence reviews, mergers & acquisitions, buyouts and growth financing as part of private equity deals, merger control proceedings in front of the Romanian Competition Council, redefining corporate governance rules, advising on large scale personnel restructurings and redundancy schemes, employment issues arising out or in connection with sale of shares or assets, collective negotiations, risk mitigation for termination of employment and exit negotiations, advising on various data protection and data privacy matters, including cross-border transfers of data and implementation of reporting/whistleblowing schemes.


 

Recent experience includes the following transactions:

  • Advising the largest private healthcare services provider in Romania, in connection with the acquisition of a private clinic
  • Advising a leading European Group of direct communication and direct marketing solutions (publicly owned) for the buyout of the minority shareholder in one of the Group’s investments in Romania – the market leader on direct marketing and unaddressed mailing
  • Advising two leading players on the market of IT&C integrators in connection with their combination of IT solutions businesses
  • Assisting a Luxembourg based investment fund in relation to the sale of a pharmacy chain in Romania
  • Assisting a private equity fund in connection with the proposed investment in a central heating cogeneration project in Romania
  • Advising a regional Group acting in courier and parcel delivery services (listed on the Bulgarian stock market) and a leading European courier company (publicly owned) in connection with their combination of businesses which involved cross-border transactions in Germany/Turkey, Romania and Bulgaria, including obtaining merger clearances from the Romanian Competition Council for all phases of the transaction
  • Assisting a Fortune Global 500 company active in automotive business, in connection with the expansion of its activity by opening a new industrial plant
Ioana Negrea
Partner

Phone: +40 21 314 31 55 / 57
E-mail: ioana.negrea@mitelpartners.ro
Languages: Romanian, English

Ioana Negrea is a Partner.

 

She graduated from the University of Bucharest – Faculty of Law in 2007 and was admitted to the Bucharest Bar in 2007.

 

Ioana has extensive experience in real estate & construction, advising on asset acquisitions, concessions, construction and operation, leases and mortgages, real estate joint ventures, forward purchase schemes and estate leveraging. Ioana is advising some of the largest real estate investors in Romania on the acquisition and/or development of high-profile projects.
Relevant experience includes:
• Advising an important player on the Central & Eastern European real estate market for the developments projects of more than 800 flats all around Romania.

• Advising a top Austrian real estate development company in connection with the sale of its Romanian lands bank that are worth over EUR 250 million.

• Advising a leading European retailer in connection with its Romanian expansion strategy, for the construction of almost 70 supermarket stores.

Associates

Alina Ostroveanu
Managing Associate

Phone: +40 21 314 31 55 / 57
E-mail: alina.ostroveanu@mitelpartners.ro
Languages: Romanian, English, French

Alina Ostroveanu is a Managing Associate

 

She graduated from Spiru Haret University in 2001 and is a postgraduate in Criminal Law – Criminal Psychology (2002, University of Bucharest – Faculty of Law).

 

She was admitted to the Bucharest Bar in 2002.

 

Alina has developed an extensive expertise with focus on civil, commercial and administrative disputes, insolvency proceedings, and fiscal disputes.

Cristina Dan
Managing Associate

Phone: +40 21 314 31 55 / 57
E-mail: cristina.dan@mitelpartners.ro
Languages: Romanian, English

Cristina Dan is a Managing Associate.

 

She graduated from the University of Bucharest – Faculty of Law in 2007 and was admitted to the Bucharest Bar in 2008.

 

Cristina has developed an extensive expertise with focus on corporate & commercial, mergers & acquisitions, capital markets and employment.

Alexandru Popescu
Senior Associate

Phone: +40 21 314 31 55 / 57
E-mail: alexandru.popescu@mitelpartners.ro
Languages: Romanian, English, French

Alexandru Popescu is a Senior Associate.

 

He graduated from Nicolae Titulescu University – Faculty of Law in 2001 and was admitted to the Bucharest Bar in 2002. He holds a M.Sc. degree in Private Law from the University of Bucharest – Faculty of Law and an LL.M. degree in Business Law from Titu Maiorescu University. Furthermore, starting from December 2008, he is a member of the National Union of Insolvency Practitioners of Romania.

 

His practice focuses primarily on corporate & commercial, mergers & acquisitions, reorganization and insolvency.

Anemari Ciobanu
Senior Associate

Phone: +40 21 314 31 55 / 57
E-mail: anemari.ciobanu@mitelpartners.ro
Languages: Romanian, English, French

Anemari Ciobanu is a Senior Associate.

 

She graduated from the University of Bucharest – Faculty of Law in 2004 and was admitted to the Bar in 2007.

 

Her practice focuses on public procurement, corporate & commercial, communications & IT.

Andrei Botos
Associate

Phone: +40 21 314 31 55 / 57
E-mail: andrei.botos@mitelpartners.ro
Languages: Romanian, English

Andrei Botos is an Associate.
 
He graduated from the University of Bucharest – Faculty of Law in 2015 and holds a Master’s degree in Business Law from the University of Bucharest – Faculty of Law.
 
Andrei was admitted to the Bucharest Bar in 2017.
 
His practice focuses primarily on corporate & commercial, mergers & acquisitions and employment.

Adriana Pantelimon
Associate

Phone: +40 21 314 31 55 / 57
E-mail: adriana.pantelimon@mitelpartners.ro
Languages: Romanian, English

Adriana Pantelimon is an Associate.

 

She graduated from the University of Bucharest – Faculty of Law in 2015 and was admitted to the Bucharest Bar in 2016.

 

Her practice focuses primarily on civil and administrative disputes and insolvency proceedings.

Patricia Vilceanu
Associate

Phone: +40 21 314 31 55 / 57
E-mail: patricia.vilceanu@mitelpartners.ro
Languages: Romanian, English

Patricia Vîlceanu is a Associate.

 

She graduated from the University of Bucharest – Faculty of Law in 2015 and holds a Master’s degree in Judicial Career from the University of Bucharest – Faculty of Law.

 

Patricia was admitted to the Bucharest Bar in 2017.

 

Her practice focuses primarily on real estate & construction, corporate & commercial.

Bogdan Ioan
Associate

Phone: +40 21 314 31 55 / 57
E-mail: bogdan.ioan@mitelpartners.ro
Languages: Romanian, English

Bogdan Ioan is an Associate.

 

He graduated from the University of Bucharest – Faculty of Law in 2017 and holds an LL.M. degree in Private Law from the same university. Bogdan was admitted to the Bucharest Bar in 2018.

 

His practice focuses primarily on civil and administrative disputes, criminal law and insolvency proceedings.

Marius Barbu
Associate

Phone: +40 21 314 31 55 / 57
E-mail: marius.barbu@mitelpartners.ro
Languages: Romanian, English

Marius Barbu is an Associate.
 
He graduated from the University of Bucharest – Faculty of Law in 2017.
 
Marius was admitted to the Bucharest Bar in 2018.
 
His practice focuses primarily on corporate & commercial, mergers & acquisitions and employment.

Maria Cincu
Associate

Phone: +40 21 314 31 55 / 57
E-mail: maria.cincu@mitelpartners.ro
Languages: Romanian, English

Maria Cincu is an Associate.

She graduated from the University of Brasov – Faculty of Law in 2016.

Maria was admitted to the Bucharest Bar in 2016.

Her practice focuses primarily on real estate & constructions and corporate & commercial.

Cristina Mircea
Associate

Phone: +40 21 314 31 55 / 57
E-mail: cristina.mircea@mitelpartners.ro
Languages: Romanian, English

Cristina Mircea is an Associate.
 
She graduated from the University of Bucharest – Faculty of Law in 2015 and holds a Master’s degree in International Economic Diplomacy from the Bucharest University of Economic Studies – Faculty of International Economic Relations.
 
Cristina was admitted to the Bucharest Bar in 2015.
 
Her practice focuses primarily on corporate & commercial, mergers & acquisitions and data protection.

Daniela Devencea
Associate

Phone: +40 21 314 31 55 / 57
E-mail: daniela.devencea@mitelpartners.ro
Languages: Romanian, English

Daniela Devencea is an Associate.
 
She graduated from Valahia University of Targoviste – Faculty of Law in 2012.
 
Daniela was admitted to the Bucharest Bar in 2017.
 
Her practice focuses primarily on corporate & commercial, mergers & acquisitions and employment and data protection.

Andreea-Francisca Vacaru
Associate

Phone: +40 21 314 31 55 / 57
E-mail: francisca.vacaru@mitelpartners.ro
Languages: Romanian, English

Andreea-Francisca Vacaru is an Associate.

 

She graduated from the University of Bucharest – Faculty of Law in 2015 and was admitted to the Bucharest Bar in 2019.

Her practice focuses primarily on Data Protection and Banking & Finance.

Ana Maria Glont
Associate

Phone: +40 21 314 31 55 / 57
E-mail: anamaria.glont@mitelpartners.ro
Languages: Romanian, English

Ana Maria Glont is an Associate.

 

She graduated from the University of Bucharest – Faculty of Law in 2017 and holds a Master’s degree in Employment Law from the University of Bucharest – Faculty of Law.

 

Ana Maria was admitted to the Bucharest Bar in 2019.

 

Her practice focuses primarily on real estate & construction, corporate & commercial.

Andreea Ilie
Associate

Phone: +40 21 314 31 55 / 57
E-mail: andreea.ilie@mitelpartners.ro
Languages: Romanian, English

Andreea Ilie is an Associate.


She graduated from the University of Bucharest – Faculty of Law in 2018 and holds an LL.M. degree in Public Procurement from the same university. Andreea was admitted to the Bucharest Bar in 2019. 

 

Her practice focuses primarily on corporate & commercial, mergers & acquisitions and public procurement.

Ana Adascalitei
Associate

Phone: +40 21 314 31 55 / 57
E-mail: ana.adascalitei@mitelpartners.ro
Languages: Romanian, English

Ana Adascalitei is an Associate.
 
She graduated from “Nicolae Titulescu” University in 2015 and was admitted to the Bucharest Bar in 2015.
 
She holds an LL.M. degree in Business Law.
 
Her practice focuses primarily on corporate & commercial and M&A.

Ana-Maria Tanvuia
Junior Associate

Phone: +40 21 314 31 55 / 57
E-mail: anamaria.tanvuia@mitelpartners.ro
Languages: Romanian, English

She graduated from the University of Bucharest – Faculty of Law in 2021 and was admitted to the Bucharest Bar in 2021.  
 
Her practice focuses primarily on dispute resolution and insolvency proceedings.