We address the full spectrum of labor law issues by providing advice and representation in case of disputes, as well as ensuring legal compliance with social security rules. Our expertise ranges from designing company management schemes to the preparation of collective labor agreements or clauses peculiar to individual labor agreements (loyalty and non-compete, professional training and mobility, performance bonuses as equity or cash compensation, golden parachute compensation packages).

General employment related matters

We assist employers to draft and negotiate the collective labor agreement and represent their interests against employees’ claims and trade unions legal actions. We assist companies during workforce restructuring processes and in the event of transfer of undertakings or businesses. We have the required expertise to establish internal work regulation policies and procedures, the organization of working time and in case of cross-border posting of workers.

Legal support for drafting of the employee termination documentation as well as during the entire pre-termination phases (disciplinary procedure and sanctioning process, resignation proceedings, negotiations and settlements). We also address employment matters related to mergers and acquisitions, management bodies and tax compliance when dealing with work schemes alternatives to the individual labor contract.

We counsel and represent people in management positions during negotiations of the employment or mandate agreement and we advise directors on settlement agreements during exit or restructuring.

Expatriates’ labor regime

Legal counseling on the employment legislation and legal requirements for expatriates, including residence and work permits and visas required for foreigners to work in Romania. We may assure the representation of foreign citizens before the competent Romanian authorities for carrying out the formalities required for their legal work in Romania.

Employment litigation

Pre-trial and trial legal assistance and representation for employers, employees and management personnel in relation to labor and social security law related matters (obtaining the rights granted under the individual or collective work agreement, non-compliance with the specific labor agreement clauses, unlawful or abusive dismissal, discrimination, sexual harassment and slander, protection of employer’s intellectual property rights, unfair competition practices of the former employees).