“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 of a major Insolvency House (2019)

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

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

I was very impressed with you and your team

Source: Partner of a reputed UK based law firm

My thanks to everyone for a job most excellently done

Source: Partner of a reputed UK based law firm

I look forward to working with you all again very soon

Source: Partner of 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 of 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

Senior Privacy & Technology Consultant

As a former senior member of the legal department of major telecom companies and as a former member of the Romanian telecom regulatory authority, Cristina possesses vast experience in telecom and technology matters, spanning regulatory, competition, M&A and contractual projects. She equally possesses widely acknowledged data privacy acumen, having acted as DPO for one of the largest telecom companies, formerly part of Liberty Global group. Her solid background in the in-house departments of major corporations helped her gain valuable experience and soft skills in dealing with business clients. She is in addition a very efficient and insightful case handler and a truly skilled communicator.

Language fluency

  • Romanian and English

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

  • Presented with ‘Certificate of Appreciation’ from AmCham, for an outstanding contribution to advancing the advocacy agenda in 2019 (2020).

Client Feedback

  • “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

  • Romania: Cybersecurity framework update, article, co-author, December 2020;
  • Data Protection & Privacy 2021, Romania Chapter, Lexology - Getting The Deal Through, chapter, co-author, November 2020;
  • How to keep your data safe in the new digital employment environment, article & presentation, co-author, November 2020;
  • GDPR and ePrivacy interplay, article, co-author, October 2020;
  • Step into supplementing the European jurisprudence on web linking, article, co-author, October 2020;
  • Romania: Consumer protection updates in the Audio-Visual Media field, article, co-author, September 2020;
  • Romanian draft law on the authorisation of 5G technology manufacturers and its effects on competition: a challenge for mobile operators and competition regulators, article, co-author, September 2020;
  • The Legal 500: TMT 4th Edition Country Comparative Guide, The In-House Lawyer, Romania chapter, co-author, August 2020;
  • An update regarding the telecom sector in Romania, CEE Legal Matters, article, co-author, July 2020;
  • Legal challenges in implementing the 5G EU toolbox, article, co-author, June 2020;
  • Infrastructure Law or when the telecom and energy sectors cross paths, article, author, May 2020;
  • Romania: Key takeaways from the Data Protection Authority, article, co-author, April 2020;
  • Net neutrality in current pandemic context, article, author, April 2020;
  • Should the controller reassess the relationship with its processor in the context of this new pandemic?, article, author, April 2020.

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.

 

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