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NNDKP Consolidates Its Team with a New Partner and Promotions among Lawyers and Consultants

Date: 03/10/2014
Source: NNDKP
 Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen (NNDKP) announced today that Peggy Șuică-Neagu will be rejoining NNDKP’s dispute resolution department as partner. Furthermore, four lawyers have been promoted to senior associate positions and three tax consultants have been appointed to senior positions in the tax pratice.

Peggy Șuică-Neagu, a reputable litigator and former partner with the local office of a prestigious law firm, will be rejoining NNDKP, after her previous collaboration with our firm between 1998-2005. In her 16 year career with some of the most respected law firms and in the largest oil company in Romania, Peggy acquired specialized expertise in the field of civil litigation and in domestic and international arbitrations.

The new senior lawyers - Roxana Abrașu (Employment), Monia Hantig (Banking and Finance), Anca Mihăilescu and Mădălina Pancă (Corporate and Energy / Natural Resources) – have successfully assisted local and international companies in their specific areas of expertise.

Silviu Bădescu and Lucian Barbu have been promoted to the position of tax directors and Simona Enescu to that of tax assistant manager. The three tax consultants have contributed significantly to the consolidation of this practice, both in terms of client portfolio and turnover.

"The consolidation of our dispute resolution department with the addition of our former colleague brings first of all authentic added value for our legal activity, since she is not only a brilliant litigator but also an expert on economic matters. Moreover, against an unpredictable economic background subject to legislative changes, shaping a new “line” of future leaders from amongst gifted lawyers and consultants, will ensure that our teams are more flexible and better adapted to the specifics of key industries, such as: banking and finance, insurance and private pensions, energy, real estate, FMCG, pharmaceuticals, IT & Telecom", declared Ion Nestor, one of NNDKP’s Co-Managing Partners.

Pursuant to these changes, NNDKP team consists now of 21 partners (19 lawyers and two tax advisors) and 100 lawyers, plus 18 tax experts and 70 employees in the administrative departments.

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More on the promoted colleagues:

Peggy Șuică-Neagu, Partner (Dispute Resolution)
Peggy Șuică-Neagu provides legal representation to clients on civil law matters such as: contractual liability, real estate, civil aspects of criminal cases, bankruptcy proceedings, administrative dispute resolution cases, including on matters pertaining to competition law, public and fiscal tenders. She also specializes in national and international arbitrations. Furthermore, she represented clients before the European Court of Human Rights. Peggy is providing legal assistance to national and multinational companies in sectors such as energy, pharmaceuticals, finance, IT &Telecom, constructions, retail, FMCG and automotive. In addition to her legal expertise, Peggy has acquired a strong economic acumen, through specialized theoretical studies and also through practice, while collaborating as a scientific researcher in economics, which contributes to a profound understanding of these industries from both perspectives. She graduated from the University of Bucharest Law School and from the Planning and Economic Cybernetics Section of the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies.


Roxana Abrașu, Senior Associate (Labor)
Roxana has specialized in employment law by providing legal assistance to national and foreign clients on a wide range of matters arising from individual or collective labor relations. Among these we mention: conclusion, amendment, suspension and termination of employment contracts, establishing the employees’ obligations with respect to non-competition, non-solicitation and confidentiality after the cessation of labor relations, drafting and review of internal regulations and procedures, conclusion and performance of collective bargaining agreements, implementation of individual and collective dismissal procedures. Moreover, Roxana has acquired valuable experience in corporate law matters and real estate transactions. Roxana graduated from the Alexandru Ioan Cuza Law School in Iasi.


Monia-Mildred Hanțig, Senior Associate (Banking and Finance)
In the past eight years, Monia has developed her main areas of expertise in the banking and finance sector. She accumulated extensive experience in the banking field, assisting financial institutions and borrowers, both nationals and foreigners, on a wide range of matters such as major finance transactions, debt restructuring and regulatory aspects. She successfully represented international and local companies before the National Bank of Romania and Transfond during the implementation of diverse and complex structures (including cross-border banking mergers). Monia graduated from the University of Bucharest Law School.


Anca Mihăilescu, Senior Associate (Corporate and Energy / Natural Resources)
Anca has acquired valuable experience in the areas of mergers and acquisitions and energy, having participated in some of the most significant transactions in the energy field in recent years. She assisted clients with acquisitions in the private sector, reorganizations of corporate and commercial relations (including in insolvency proceedings), privatizations, negotiations of commercial and administrative contracts, cross-border transactions, real estate projects, local and international joint ventures. She has also specialized in the negotiation of contracts concluded with respect to the exploration, exploitation, production, transportation and sale of oil and gas and in other matters pertaining to natural resources (concession contracts, royalties, classified information). Anca graduated from the University of Bucharest Law School.


Mădălina Pancă, Senior Associate (Corporate and Energy / Natural Resources)
Mădălina has specialized in corporate and commercial law, national and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, insurance and private pensions. Over the past years, Mădălina assisted local and international clients with respect to different corporate and commercial law matters, M&A, contract negotiations. She proved her expertise by assisting important market players with the analysis of regulatory aspects and review of specific contracts, in M&A transactions in the insurance and private pensions sector (transfers of portfolios, sales of shares, restructuring of international groups for the purpose of observing the requirements of the Solvency II Directive).
Mădălina graduated from the University of Bucharest Law School and holds a master’s degree in Advanced Private Law Studies from the same institution.

Silviu Bădescu, Tax Director (Tax Advisory Services)
With 12 years’ experience in tax advisory and accounting services, Silviu specialized in matters such as investment structuring, mergers and acquisitions and other reorganizations,
"due diligence" projects and tax reviews, consultancy on aspects regarding direct and indirect taxes and assisted established local and international companies to this effect. Silviu is a member of the Chamber of Tax Consultants and of ACCA and an active member of AmCham, with whom he cooperated with respect to the amendment of the Fiscal Code. Silviu accumulated significant experience in accounting and financial reporting. He graduated from the Accounting and Management Information Systems Department of the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies.

Lucian Barbu, Tax Director (Tax Advisory Services)

Lucian specialized in tax advisory services for national and international clients and has over 10 years’ experience in assisting Romanian and foreign clients in projects such as: fiscal structuring of operations and drafting of procedures, tax review, company reorganizations by way of mergers and spin-offs, consultancy with respect to tax inspections and preparation of objections. His area of expertise includes sectors such as oil and gas, industrial products, real estate and banking. Lucian is a member of the Chamber of Tax Consultants of Romania and of the task groups for the review of the Fiscal Code. He graduated from the Accounting and Management Information Systems Department of the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies.


Simona Enescu, Tax Assistant Manager (Tax Advisory Services)
Simona specialized in the area of tax advisory services and was involved in numerous tax advisory and review projects on VAT matters for clients from various sectors. She represented them in their relations with tax authorities during inspections and in subsequent administrative proceedings as well as assisting them with the bookkeeping of fiscal records.

Simona is an authorized Tax Advisor. She graduated from the Accounting and Management Information Systems Department of the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies and holds a master’s degree from the same institution in business management accounting and financial techniques.


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