Managing Associate of the GDPR Department
Adelina has a wealth of experience in several areas of Romanian legal practice, and is a multidisciplinary professional with well correlated expertise. She offers juridical consultancy in banking support functions across a range of legal matters, including legal risk assessment approaches, legal advice on different types of projects and complex contracts for sophisticated IP products and IT&C legal components, negotiation of civil contracts and juridical support on Romanian corporate law matters.
Prior to joining HMP, Adelina was part of the local corporate counsel team of a global banking group for 5 years. She coordinated that team until 2014, when, as a legal expert, she was delegated as local data protection officer.
Before working in the banking area, Adelina developed ample professional experience as an attorney-at-law (having been a member of the Bucharest Bar Association since 2003), providing legal advice on negotiating civil and commercial agreements, labour issues or IP and/or IT&C law matters. She also represented several Romanian legal entities in court in civil/commercial litigations, provided legal advice on corporate legal matters and, as Senior Associate at a top flight law firm. She has also coordinated due diligence analysis and legal advice on multiple civil and commercial aspects in the context of foreign investments, real estate projects, etc.
Adelina has almost 4 years’ experience as a legal advisor to central government where she developed skills as a litigator in a very significant number of cases before the (former) Romanian Supreme Court of Justice, in public (tax as well as administrative) law cases. As such, she was trained in and took short courses including IMF –Financial Transactions for Lawyers and OECD –Tax Treaties.
Adelina graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Bucharest and has a Master Degree in Public Policy from the University of Bucharest.
She is fluent in English and German.