Dear Daniel and MPR Partners Team, I’d like to thank you for the great work you have done.

Source: Head of Business Division of a European financial company

“Cooperation with you and MPR team is a true blessing because you are the best!”

Source: Legal counsel of global technology company (2020)

“(…) congratulations with regards to the strategy [provided], which I find perfect!”

Source: CEO of a Swiss state-of-the-art scanning systems manufacturer (2020)

“I congratulate you for your professionalism.”

Source: Managing Partner with a major Insolvency House (2019)

“You did really a great job. The organization, the structure and the speed was perfect.”

Source: Director of a major German transport company (2019)

I was very impressed with you and your team

Source: Partner with a reputed UK based law firm

My thanks to everyone for a job most excellently done

Source: Partner with a reputed UK based law firm

I look forward to working with you all again very soon

Source: Partner with a reputed UK based law firm

The Lawyer European Awards 2018

Source: European Law Firm of the Year – Highly Commended

Law Firm of the Year: Eastern Europe and the Balkans

Source: Law Firm of the Year: Eastern Europe and the Balkans

“Impressive use of technology, and a solid international client base”

Source: Judges of The Lawyer European Awards 2018

“Well presented strategy”

Source: Judges of The Lawyer European Awards 2018

“They are all excellent lawyers”

Source: IFLR 1000 (2018)

“They provide quality and business friendly input”

Source: IFLR 1000 (2018)

“Their knowledge and services are excellent”

Source: IFLR 1000 (2018)

“They live up to the expectations”

Source: IFLR 1000 (2018)

“They have an excellent reputation in the healthcare field”

Source: IFLR 1000 (2018)

“Highly attuned to the complex local legislative framework”

Source: IFLR 1000 (2018)

“They are cost efficient and very professional”

Source: IFLR 1000 (2018)

“I could not be more pleased with the manner in which you have handled the matter”

Source: CFO of a specialized equipment supplier

“A trustful, reliable and very competent law firm”

Source: GC of a global automotive supplier

Law Firm of the Year: Romania
The Lawyer European Awards 2017

Law Firm of the Year: Romania
The Lawyer European Awards 2017

Law Firm of the Year: Romania
The Lawyer European Awards 2017

Law Firm of the Year: Romania
The Lawyer European Awards 2017

Law Firm of the Year: Romania
The Lawyer European Awards 2017

Law Firm of the Year: Romania
The Lawyer European Awards 2017

Law Firm of the Year: Romania
The Lawyer European Awards 2017

Law Firm of the Year: Romania
The Lawyer European Awards 2017

Law Firm of the Year: Romania
The Lawyer European Awards 2017

Law Firm of the Year: Romania
The Lawyer European Awards 2017

Law Firm of the Year: Romania
The Lawyer European Awards 2017

“Good financial performance and growth, focus on the core market”

Source: Judges of The Lawyer European Awards 2017

“Takes part in noteworthy CSR initiatives”

Source: Judges of The Lawyer European Awards 2017

“Recognised internationally for the great quality of its services”

Source: Judges of The Lawyer European Awards 2017

“A true Romanian success story”

Source: Judges of The Lawyer European Awards 2017

“Professionals of high standards.”

Source: Director of an important oil & gas company

“I had made the same request from over 20 law firms in the past 15 years and your law firm made the most comprehensive and best analysis, in a timely fashion and very well written.”

Source: Partner with a U.S. based law firm

“A reliable team providing a high standard of work.”

Source: Chambers and Partners

“This team is pragmatic and dedicated, and successfully represents our interests.”

Source: Chambers and Partners

“They are quick, thorough and pro-business, very determined, innovative and friendly.”

Source: IFLR 1000

“This is a go-to firm for M&A deals.”

Source: IFLR 1000

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Cristina Crețu

Partner

Cristina is a partner with MPR Partners LLP, London and a technology and privacy advisor to our Bucharest office. As former senior member of the legal teams of major telecom companies and of the Romanian telecom regulator, Cristina possesses vast experience regarding the telecom and technology industries. Such is her reputation in the TMT space that she has been repeatedly interviewed by national Romanian TV channels and other mainstream media channels on matters related to these industries. She equally has widely acknowledged data privacy acumen, having acted as DPO for one of the largest telecom companies, formerly part of Liberty Global group. She is part of the European Data Protection Board ”Support Pool of Experts” List and she has been bestowed Lexology’s Client Choice Award for her Data Protection expertise for two years in a row (2022 and 2023).  She is also Deputy Chair of AmCham Romania’s Data Protection Task Force and a member of the Board of Directors of the British-Romanian Chamber of Commerce. Her solid background in the in-house departments of major corporations helped her gain valuable experience and skills in dealing with corporate clients, in which capacity she provides advisory services in data privacy along with technology and telecom relevant industry practices, as well as specialized advocacy and business strategy in TMT regulatory matters.

Language fluency

  • Romanian and English

Education

  • LL.B, University of Bucharest, Faculty of Law (2003).

Highlights of Cristina’s credentials throughout her in-house practice include:

  • coordinating the implementing of all relevant GDPR compliant procedures, including advice on all privacy related matters;
  • handling litigation and dispute resolution matters with other sector operators, in front of the NRA (ANCOM);
  • public consulting activities concerning draft laws and legislative proposals of other authorities;
  • being part of the due diligence core team in the process of sale of business to another major European telecom company;
  • drafting and revising numerous contracts related to the rights of way of various operators.

Awards & Recognition

  • Cristina Crețu was recognized as the exclusive winner of the Telecoms & Media category for Romania at Lexology Client Choice Awards 2022;
  • TMT & Data Protection Award of Excellence, received at Finmedia’s Top Lawyers’ Gala (2021);
  • Presented with ‘Certificate of Appreciation’ from AmCham, for an outstanding contribution to advancing the advocacy agenda in 2020 (2021);
  • Presented with ‘Certificate of Appreciation’ from AmCham, for an outstanding contribution to advancing the advocacy agenda in 2019 (2020).

Client Feedback

  • "Dear Daniel and MPR Partners Team, I'd like to thank you for the great work you have done." - Source: Head of Business Division of a European financial company interested in entering the gadget renting market in Romania;
  • "Many thanks for this! Very much appreciate the cooperation – seems you understand well what we are trying to do." - Source: Deputy General Counsel European Legal Department of a global technology company;
  • “Cooperation with you and MPR team is a true blessing because you are the best!” - Source: Legal counsel of global technology company (2020);
  • “Thank you so much! You are very professional!” - Source: Legal Director of a global technology company (2020);
  • "(...) many thanks for all of you in organizing the event in such a short time and your professional performance." - Source: Legal counsel of a leading global provider of information and communication technology (2020).

Publications

  • Going digital - Romania's Government cloud secondary legislation in place, article, co-author, April 2023;
  • TMT 2022, Romania Chapter, Law and Practice, Chambers and Partners, co-author, February 2022;
  • TMT 2022, Romania Chapter, Trends and developments, Chambers and Partners, co-author, February 2022;
  • Data Protection & Privacy 2022, Romania Chapter, Lexology - Getting The Deal Through, chapter, co-author, August 2021;
  • Discussion about digitalization and telecom infrastructure – Digitalizată-i zarea, Soundcloud, May 2021;
  • Automatic linking - CJEU judgement, article, co-author, May 2021;
  • The cybersecurity competence centre starts to take shape, article, co-author, April 2021;
  • The Romanian draft law on 5G technology under strong criticism from both public authorities and private stakeholders, article, co-author, April 2021;
  • EU’s new cybersecurity strategy, article, co-author, February 2021;
  • Loading NIS directive 2.0 for higher cybersecurity protection, article, co-author, January 2021;

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