Dan Mihai

Founding Partner

Dan has wide experience in providing legal advice to both local and multinational companies. His main areas of expertise are corporate and commercial law, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, commercial litigation and sports law.

Dan regularly participates as speaker at conferences and seminars open to the general public or specialists, on matters such as commercial law, sports law and GDPR. Since December 2019, Dan is a member of the Appeal Panel of the Romanian Handball Federation. Starting with April 1st, 2021, Dan has been appointed by Sport Resolutions to the International Panel of Arbitrators and Mediators for the period of three years. In December 2021, Dan became an arbitrator for the Permanent Court of Arbitration within AHK Romania.

He is also involved in several projects at regional level and he is currently the Secretary General of Proteus – an international network of law firms. He is also an active member of NRCC (Netherlands-Romanian Chamber of Commerce), Belgian and Hellenic Chambers of Commerce, and member of Legal Mondo Network. 

Dan is a member of the Bucharest Bar Association.

Maria Ilin


Maria has extensive experience as a litigation lawyer, and provides/coordinates assistance and representation of clients in complex litigation files for all degrees of jurisdiction, working primarily with companies and other legal persons, in a wide range of litigious matters in administrative and tax, IP/IT, privacy, labour, consumer complaints.

Her experience includes assistance, preparation, coordination and complex negotiation of litigious and/or potentially litigious situations both for local and multinational companies. Maria has also dealt with a number of reorganization procedures, disciplinary procedures, disputes with former members of the corporate management, negotiations with trade unions, etc.

Maria also provides assistance related to personal data protection and privacy, being a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/E) and an active member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and of the Association of Privacy and Data Protection Specialists (ASCPD), having actively finalized GDPR consulting and assurance missions. She has also delivered and led numerous lectures on the topic of GDPR in collaboration with representatives of the IT sector.

Last but not least, Maria was acknowledged for her active role in the international network of law firms Proteus (www.proteuslaw.eu), having close links with lawyers from all EU countries and beyond.

Maria is a member of the Bucharest Bar since 2000.

Dana Buruiană

Dana is a member of the Bucharest Bar Association since 2009. In the last few years she approached the business consultancy covering a wide range of business relationships, both for local and multinational companies, with focus on real estate, marketing and mass production.

Never forgot the litigation area that she started the career with, her experience including assistance, preparation, coordination and complex negotiation of litigious and/or potentially litigious situations both for companies and individuals in various litigation areas such as commercial law, trademark law, criminal and administrative law.

Her professional belief is that flexibility is the key element of our profession and remains opened to new and encourages the strong interaction and relationship with the clients and joint efforts to achieve common goals being also committed to continuous personal and professional development.

Ana-Maria Grigore

Ana is a mediator registered with the Mediation Council in Romania and has proved excellent skills in advising clients towards resolving their matters in a non-combative and satisfactory manner through mediation sessions.

Ana’s main focus is liaising between our clients and the Romanian Trade Register and has solid experience in managing the intricacies of handling a company’s file with Trade Register civil servants. She has also drafted and dealt with a great number of complex M&A documents and issues, thus ensuring the statutory functioning of our legal person clients.

An important member of our team, Ana’s advice always takes into consideration both the legal and business aspects of our clients’ projects.

Ana holds a Degree in Law.

Stefan Spiridonescu

Stefan worked as a legal consultant and in-house lawyer for one of Romania’s leading group of media agencies where he gained valuable knowledge of the media and advertising environment and the relevant legal framework. In this position he was involved in drafting, reviewing and negotiating complex agreements regarding important high-value projects.

With the new General Data Protection Regulation coming into force in 2018, he has participated in projects involving complex data processing activities and has acquired strong knowledge in the new legal framework of data protection.

Stefan is an IT and technology enthusiast that looks forward to further improving his skills and knowledge in all legal fields, while focusing on providing clients with competent and thoroughly documented legal advice.

Stefan is a member of the Bucharest Bar since 2014.

Mihaela Mîndîcanu

Mihaela Mîndîcanu is a Bachelor of Law from the University of Bucharest and holds a master’s degree in Judiciary Career within the same university.

Mihaela has been a member of the Bucharest Bar since January 2016 and joined the team of Mihai & Co. Business Lawyers in December 2018. She is involved in dispute resolution projects, being also specialized in building associations and foundations.

Before joining Mihai & Co., Mihaela worked in a Bucharest law firm specialized in civil and commercial law. She was mainly implicated in banking and finance matters.

Gabriela Dimancescu

Gabriela is a member of the Bucharest Bar Association since 2015 and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Law from University of Bucharest.

She started her career working as a litigation lawyer covering various litigious and potentially litigious situations in areas such as civil and commercial law, labor law and other legal fields. After gaining experience in the litigation field, Gabriela took on various consultancy projects in the business area providing clients with the legal framework in their day-to-day activity.

Gabriela’s work ethic is focused upon gaining knowledge in various areas of practice as she believes that the key to our profession is the constant desire for improvement and personal development while meeting clients’ expectations in reaching a common goal.

Manuela Bratu

Member of the Bucharest Bar Association since 2015 Manuela graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Law from University of Bucharest and went on to a master's degree in private law. She has professional experience in both litigation and business consulting.

Manuela has assisted and represented various prestigious national and international companies, focusing her practice on company law, civil law, administrative litigation, real estate law.

As a litigation lawyer, she has been involved in various commercial and civil lawsuits, also aiming to develop her experience in this field in the most complex way possible.

Manuela has participated in projects involving data processing activities and has acquired strong knowledge in the new legal framework of data protection.

Oana Ilie

Graduate of the University of Bucharest, holding a master’s degree in Judiciary Career with the dissertation theme - Theoretical examination and judicial practice in the matter of the infractions competition, Oana believes that a good education and hard work is the key to success.

Oana has been a member of the Bucharest Bar since December 2019 and joined the team of Mihai & Co. Business Lawyers shortly after.

Before that, since 2014, Oana attended with day-to-day business, legal counseling and representation in front of state institutions as a Legal Adviser.

As an Attorney at law, Oana helps clients to find the solutions that best meet their needs, offering straightforward advice and creative strategies.

Raluca Mihai

Raluca is a Human Resources’ generalist and within our office she is acting as a trustworthy partner for the management team. Her activities include internal communication, recruitment, compliance, employee relations, training & development, compensation & benefits.

Raluca has over 15 years experience in human resources, being involved in processes and projects including teams of 25-60 people. During her career she was part of developing and implementing processes of evaluation and compensations & benefits.

She is an active member of the Romanian HR community - HR Club, since 2006.