A perspicacious law practitioner and always committed to understanding essential mechanisms in national and international legal systems, Cristian Darie is the founder and managing partner at “Darie, Manea & Associates”. Closely analyzing economic trends at various levels, he succeeded in building highly effective strategies in domains strongly connected to investment techniques adapted to European and Romanian novelties. He is the head of the Corporate and Commercial department in our Romanian law office supervising all commercial litigations, procedures managing the mergers and acquisition processes and, as well, contract negotiation approaches. His remarkable work experience in this area enabled him to skillfully advise clients for share sale and purchase and distribution/management agreements.
Cristian Darie is also an expert in matters regarding the Real Estate Law; he conducted due diligence audits for projects in this domain and provided legal counseling for investment initiatives developed for this specific field. He is intensively involved in property restitution cases which concern clients whose assets were seized by the communist regime during 1945 – 1989. His areas of expertise include as well Immigration Law; he is able to provide help in any issue related to visas, permanent residence or acquiring Romanian citizenship. He speaks English and French and he is a member of the Bucharest Bar Association.
Marcela Manea is managing partner of Darie & Manea Law Firm and she has been practicing law for more than 7 years.
Ms. Manea is head of the firms' intellectual property department. Marcela Manea's practice covers a broad range of intellectual property litigation matters and competition matters. Her intellectual property experience includes assistance on various topics, such as consumer protection and anti-counterfeiting, unfair competition, trademark and copyright regulatory issues.
Her area of expertise includes: Intellectual property law, Litigation, Immigration law, Family Law, Tax law, Employment Law
She speaks English and she is a member of the Bucharest Bar Association.
Adriana Tugui is managing partner of Darie & Manea Law Firm and she has been practicing law for more than 14 years.
Ms. Tugui is head of the firm's litigation and arbitration department and is a certified liquidator.
Her specializations include insolvency and corporate & debt restructuring, both in public as well as in private businesses and property securitization and litigation.
Adriana Tugui has a wealth of experience in litigation, criminal and family law and she is also highly experienced in matters of employment law. Her area of expertise includes: Litigation, Real Estate Law, Family Law, Corporate and Commercial law, Tax law, Employment Law.
She speaks English and is a member of the Bucharest Bar Association and the National Insolvency Practitioners Association.
Laurentia Gheorghe is a senior lawyer and she is currently head of the office for the Criminal Law and Business Crime Department at Darie & Manea Law Firm. She specializes in cases that involve violating the penal law and she is recognized as a leading barrister on this area of expertise.
She has been practicing law for more than 13 years, constantly handling a large variety of cases from offenses that fit to the term of “white-collar crime”, to serious felonies that have a high range of convictions to the maximum penalty.
Her main area of expertise – white-collar crime – typically refers to a type of crime committed by business people, entrepreneurs, public officials, freelancers and/or other professional, actions normally committed in a commercial setting for financial gain, as opposed to street crimes which tend to involve more force and violence. Also, very closely related are the intellectual property and technology/informatics crimes. She is one of the attorneys Romania team whose practice area include appearances and opinions relating to, among others, conflicts with the law and jurisdiction concerns, regulatory issues in the financial service sector, partnership and shareholder disputes, technology disputes. Laurentia also advises on internet fraud, banking fraud and hankering offering legal assistance and representation before all investigating authorities and courts.
She has completed the university education in the year 2000 and in 2008 has finished the Master in Business Law. Starting from the year 2000, when she graduated the Law School, Laurentia is a highly respected member of the Bucharest Bar Association.
Ruxandra Toma graduated the Law School from the University,, Nicolae Titulescu" Bucharest in June 2013 and in October the same year she passed the examination for admission in the profession, becoming a member of the Bucharest Bar.