Domokos⋅Neagu⋅Sârbu has an extensive and valuable expertise in securing its clients rights and legitimate interests in their legal relation with public authorities. Our practice includes all range of administrative and court proceedings aiming both to annul the illegal administrative acts and to obtain the indemnification of the damages incurred thereof.
Our team has lot of experience in wide range of disputes concerning the breaches of the competition law. We represent our clients across all industries in the legal proceedings in connection to both decisions of competition authorities and anticompetitive conduct of other participants on the relevant market.
Domokos⋅Neagu⋅Sârbu is experienced in finding best practical solution for clients’ corporation governance issues and their business leaderships. We counsel members of the board of directors, and executives on the full range of corporate governance issues. We cover wide range of corporate governance including board structure and composition, director election, representation of boards, succession planning, compensation policies and planning, shareholder governance proposal and special board reports. We assist in developing best practices for corporate governance practices by reviewing and updating bylaws and policies.
Formation of business entity requires strict compliance with regulations, knowledge of proper channels and experienced counsels. We advise on the selection of suitable form of business entity based on clients’ specific circumstances, interests and needs. We cover the entire spectrum of company law undertakings and we are particularly skilled in recognizing which entity structure is best suited for client’s specific circumstances and objectives.
Debt recovery and enforcement procedures
Our team is oriented towards finding the best solution to recovering the client’s receivables and any other corresponding amount, namely:
- Negotiations with debtors regarding amiable settlement of disputes
- Drafting notification letter before action
- Filling for claims before the court
- Assistance and representation of creditors within enforcement procedure
- Claim filling within enforcement procedures
- Recovery of costs and interest due to late payments.
Our story began mainly as a litigation law firm, whereas the founding partners all have broad litigation background. We combine local and international litigation expertise with strategic and commercial advice to achieve the best outcome for you or your business. Our litigation attorneys have extensive courtroom experience, representing parties in lawsuits before Romanian and European courts of law. We represent clients in commercial and civil disputes involving breach of contract, contractual performance and enforcement, administrative contentious claims and procedures, corporate disputes, tort liability, real estate, post M&A claims, intellectual property claims etc.
We have further vast experience in the alternative dispute resolution procedures, such as high-profile domestic and international arbitrations carried out under ICC, UNCITRAL, VIAC and ICSID rules and domestic mediation. We have further assisted clients in niche ADRs, such as arbitration before CNAS, FIDIC arbitration, etc. Three of our lawyers currently act as arbitrators with the International Chamber of Arbitration attached to the Superior College of Arbitration.
We have further successfully represented one of our clients in securing a precedent setting case before the European Court of Human Rights.
Our practice includes:
- Contract breaches
- Standard Commercial and Civil Litigation
- Construction related litigation
- Consumer class actions
- Antitrust litigation
- Banking, Finance and Securities litigation
- Tax and Insurance
- White collar and Fraud litigation and investigations
- Intellectual Property
- Claims before the European Court of Human Rights
- Domestic and international arbitration
Domokos⋅Neagu⋅Sârbu legal services in setting up a franchise network in Romania and also assisting clients in obtaining international franchisese.
We assist in preparing or reviewing key legal contracts necessary at the start of franchising business. We help in obtainment of all required regulatory approvals and also we handle all complex regulatory compliance issues for clients.
Domokos⋅Neagu⋅Sârbu renders its legal advice on companies obligations under data protection laws, including the General Data Protection Regulation, preparation of agreements to ensure its clients compliance with applicable regulations.
Our team has experience addressing Data Protection in a wide variety of areas including human resources, outsourcing, licensing and technology. We also train your employees on Data Protection.
Our practice includes:
- Drafting privacy notices and cookie notices
- Ensuring your agreements comply with data protection laws
- Analysing your current conformity with data protection regulations
- Advising on your obligations as a data controller or a data processor
- Advising on cross-border transfers of personal data
- Advising on security of personal data and managing data breaches
- Training on data protection law tailored to your business.
Insolvency and restructuring
Today’s cross-border restructuring and insolvency work calls for lawyers skilled in providing innovative and commercially sound solutions. They also need sharp technical skills to be able to guide clients through the complexities of today’s market and ever changing legislation. We have those skills.
Our restructuring and insolvency lawyers advise all stakeholders in domestic and cross border in pre insolvency restructuring and insolvency cases. We have been working closely with financial institutions and export credit agencies to maximize recoveries or to develop, and implement turn-around as well as workouts. We have further work closely with companies in diverse industries to implement specific judicial reorganization plans.
Our lawyers specialize in working with company directors, financial institutions, turnaround professionals and venture capitalists to provide practical corporate restructuring advice that is designed for your specific business needs. We are also experienced in handling personal and corporate insolvency cases, and have a proven track record in working with banks and financial institutions.
Our practice includes:
- General advice and representation on debtor and creditor side alike, in pre insolvency procedures
- Debt restructuring and workouts including therein in our of court restructuring (pre insolvency)
- General advice and representation on debtor and creditor side alike, in domestic and cross border insolvencies
- Coordination of cross border main and secondary insolvency procedures
- Developing and implementing judicial reorganization
Labour & Employment
Domokos⋅Neagu⋅Sârbu offers a broad range of labour & employment law services to individuals and employers alike.
Our labour & employment team advises on all aspects of employment law, from the beginning through the end of the employment relationship, for both contentious and non – contentious matters.
We bring to this practice area extensive experience in advising and representing clients with respect to a wide range of employment & labour law issues, including:
- general employment & labour law advice
- employment disputes, in and out of court
- compliance matters
- labour relations
- management & employment contracts
- employee benefits & compensations
Public procurement proceedings aim at eliminating risks such as, fraud, waste, corruption, or local protectionism as regards the procurement of goods, services and works by public authorities or institutions. To achieve such purpose, public procurement proceedings are governed by strict regulation. Also, there are numerous and interconnected standards to be observed, at both national and European level, which are subject to frequent changes due to constant developments in case law. Failure to observe such regulation and standards may lead to a series of consequences either of civil or even of criminal nature.
Domokos⋅Neagu⋅Sârbu focus is on proving swift and relevant legal assistance to clients in all aspects of public procurement proceedings, offering support in each phase of the process itself, including planning, procedural matters, litigation, and contract management.
Domokos⋅Neagu⋅Sârbu offers advice across a range of practice areas where real estate is the standing point of the transaction. We assist developers, owners, private and institutional investors, corporates, and lenders with respect to the applicable legislation and the corresponding impact on their business. Also, we are specialised in real-estate disputes. Our target is to manage the transactions and potential disputes in the clients best interest, synthesizing legal knowledge to provide them with counsel that translates into successful outcomes.
Our practice includes:
- Negotiating and signing of agreement between contractor and developer
- Delays and defect regarding the construction
- Negotiating and signing of agreements on services provided by architect and engineer
- Liability regarding architect and engineering consultancy
- Negotiating and signing of commercial/residential lease agreements
- Parcellation and property development
- Purchase and sale of property
- Property development and all related contracts
- Dispute resolution and mediation in construction related litigation
Domokos⋅Neagu⋅Sârbu is providing great results for its clients in their disputes against illegal tax authorities audit reports or decisions. We are entrusted by our clients across all sectors to handle all forms of direct and indirect tax disputes and compliance matters both under domestic law and European or International law. Our expertise, knowledge and partnerships endorse us in providing high-quality integrated services in connection to any fiscal issue or proceedings, including tax authorities investigations and challenges in front of relevant administrative bodies and courts of law.
Domokos⋅Neagu⋅Sârbu advises and assists clients who find themselves affected by criminal investigations, by helping them to best protect their legal rights and interests before criminal investigative authorities, as well as before the courts of law, in all stages of the criminal trial.
Our team advises both legal entities and individuals in all aspects and stages of criminal defense matters which cover crime areas such as:
- money laundering
- corruption offences
- insolvency and accounting related offences
- breach of trust
- fraud et cetera.
Our services cover not only post factum legal assistance, i.e. following the opening of a criminal investigation, but also preventive and risk assessment assistance, providing our clients with legal advice on implementation of measures, tailored to their specific needs and aimed at avoiding being involved in such type of situations.
Additionally, our white-collar team has relevant experience in conducting internal investigations on behalf of both national and international companies. We are aware of the importance of conducting investigations that are focused and thorough and that enable the management to understand the facts, the risks, as well as the remedies and we deliver what is expected.