Irina Dragnea is a qualified lawyer, member of the Bucharest Bar and Partner at Hristescu & Partners. Together with Mădălina, Irina oversees the management of the firm and is actively involved in all transactions and client representation activity. She has a proactive attitude, and brings an analytical and practical approach to all legal and management issues.
She has been involved in major corporate and real estate transactions, mainly representing private investors in Romania. Irina is also a well-versed litigator, authorized to practice at all levels of the Romanian courts. She understands, her national judicial system from a dual perspective, both as an experienced legal adviser and a skilful advocate in pleadings. Irina has assisted several clients in administrative proceedings and administrative litigation before the national courts, including the successful annulment of legislation and proceedings before the European Court of Human Rights.
Her outstanding experience encompasses complex commercial contracts on a national and/or global scale, with specific legal aspects in a wide area of work, including corporate, banks and financial fields or the regulatory field. Irina has an exceptional amount of experience in corporate matters (acquisitions, forming entities, drafting, negotiating and closing commercial agreements contracts for all types of transactions). Furthermore, Irina has a vast experience in specific company operations, such as share assignment, management procedures, shareholder agreements and share capital related proceedings.
Irina is involved in the legal governance of federations, employers’ associations and other professional associations in various sectors and has been successfully assisting in the foundation and all further legal support of several such associations from the banking, non-banking and financial sector.
In practice, Irina has pleaded and briefed complex cases and been part of a significant number of civil and commercial transactions, real estate transactions, contractual and tort liability cases as well as corporate law litigation. Some examples include shareholder disputes or annulment of resolutions, application and enforcement of securities and bankruptcy and insolvency matters.
She graduated in Law from the Romanian-American University and also has a master’s degree in European Law.
Irina is fluent in English and conversant in Portuguese.