Maria Nica

Head of Corporate

Maria has board and significant corporate experience and specializes in commercial transactions, real estate and telecommunications.  In the last few years, Maria has acted for a series of large international investors in relation to their commercial and real estate activities.

Recent experience includes:

  • acted as general counsel to a world leading telecommunications company, including drafting and negotiating contracts to be concluded with clients, suppliers, sub-contractors, advice and assistance in relation with the company’s compliance with the applicable regulations (including drafting the corporate documents and registering them with the competent authorities; advising on competition regulations compliance; employment related issues and so on);
  • acted as general counsel to a large UK industrial farming group, including assisting them with a series of acquisitions (two through the public markets) as well as advising on post-closing actions.  In this role she has also worked on a variety of commercial matters including labor issues, supply agreements and corporate/group restructurings;
  • advised Romania’s largest real estate developer and mall operator on general corporate and commercial matters;
  • assisted Romania’s leading telecommunications company with the selling of its cable television subsidiary during both the pre-acquisition and divestiture phase of the deal, including due diligence and on the shares purchase agreement;
  • represented the client in relation to a large-scale urban development and redevelopment project (the largest inter-city development in Southeast Europe), including managing all relevant documentation as well as assisting with the negotiations with Iasi City Hall;
  • advising one of the top banks in Romania in relation with the compliance of its custody documentation with the applicable rules and regulations; and
  • redrafting leasing legislation for the benefit of the Government of Republic of Moldova (project financed by EBRD) including drafting the assessment report for leasing operations in Romania, redrafting the leasing law of the Republic of Moldova as well as other related legislation including fiscal code of the Republic of Moldova, its customs regulations, its regulations regarding the repatriation of proceeds, its Civil Code, and its other regulations related thereto.


  • LL.B, University of Bucharest


  • 2004


  • Vernon | David – 2004 to present
  • Dumitrescu & Lina Law Firm, Bucharest, Romania – 2004

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