Elena Preotescu is a highly qualified employment lawyer, with 15 years of experience exclusively in the Romanian labour law, with a specific focus in several sectors, such as in Transport (mainly Aviation), Life Sciences, Technology, Agribusiness and Energy. Elena has also specialized in several niches, ranging from immigration and health and safety to complex archiving formalities and procedures, including in the GDPR context of data retention. She is recognized by the Legal 500 directory as a Rising Start.
Elena’s employment qualification and skills developed in connection to both local and international companies and her in-depth sector knowledge allows her to fully understand operational and business needs and, thus, helps her to act as a trusted adviser for her clients in relation to all employment related matters including with respect to: the conclusion, execution, amendment and suspension of individual employment agreements (considering particularities of specific sectors and organizations), complex restrictive covenants, termination of employment (including sensitive high-end exits and disciplinary terminations), immigration-specific advice, employee mobility and enhanced flexibility matters, remote working, collective negotiations up to execution of collective agreements, internal policies.
Elena has also significant expertise on transactional matters, including transfers of undertakings, but also particular knowledge in relation to labour audits, employment litigation and discrimination claims in front of the Romanian Anti-Discrimination council. Elena is also actively involved in pro bono work and is a regular speaker to the DLA Romanian annual employment conference.