Andreea Botez

Andreea Botez

Senior Associate

Andreea Botez is a senior associate of Voicu & Filipescu. She focuses her practice on personal data protection, IT&C, industrial property rights as well as general corporate and commercial.

Andreea Botez has been involved in complex projects of compliance and implementation of data protection & privacy requirements both before and after GDPR’s entry into force, working for national and multinational companies active in various industries such as healthcare, retail, insurance, media, tourism, outsourcing.

She is an experienced lawyer advising international and Romanian clients in various day-to-day corporate and commercial matters related to their activity in Romania. She has also accumulated extensive experience assisting Romanian and international clients in matters of intellectual property, IT&C, as well as in the development of new businesses in Romania.

Education LL.M. Private international law – University of Iasi (2006)
Law School – University of Iasi (2005)
Memberships Bucharest Bar Association
Romanian Chamber of Patent Attorneys European Union Intellectual Property Office
Languages Romanian, English

Representative Projects ...

  Part of the team assisting one of the leaders in German and European trading and travel with the end-to-end compliance program to GDPR provisions from preparing the AS-IS situation and the corresponding gap analysis and carrying on the implementation procedure;
  Assistance to a subsidiary of one of the leaders German and European Telekom companies delivering professional and administrative HR services within the Group, in relation to implementation of internal procedures for compliance with GDPR;
  Part of the team assisting a major travelling agent specialized in exotic and customized vacations, with the end-to-end compliance program to GDPR provisions from preparing the AS-IS situation and the corresponding gap analysis and carrying on the implementation procedure;
  Assistance to the IT services provider company member of German-based global diversified retail and wholesale/cash and carry group, in relation to implementation of internal procedures for compliance with GDPR;
  Part of the team performing due diligence investigation over the targets, in the project involving a Swiss transport company providing logistics and transport for the chemical industry, by transfer of business to be made by a group of local companies operating an intermodal transportation terminal located in a hub region for transportation services.
  Part of the team assisting a financial group with presence in the European market in the tentative acquisition of a small Romanian bank.
  Part of the teams assisting clients including one of the largest networks of medical centers in Romania and a group of social enterprises active in the Romanian educational system, with the end-to-end compliance program to GDPR provisions from preparing the AS-IS situation and the corresponding gap analysis and carrying on the implementation procedure;
  Assistance to an integrated technology company with activities in the fields of industry, energy and healthcare, in relation to hacked software license issues.
  Assistance to national and international clients acting in various industries such as IT, food, retail etc in relation to intellectual property issues including representation in front National Trademark Registry (OSIM) related to registrations, renewals, annulements and all other procedures related to their presence in Romania, as well as representation in courts in litigation cases related to trademarks.
  Assistance to national and international clients acting in various industries such as chemicals, retail, outsourcing, IT etc on general legal matters in connection with the clients’ day-to-day business activity in Romania; rendered services include corporate and commercial aspects, employment, franchise, data protection matters, among others.
  General assistance to an NCH group (Broadhurst Investments Limited, an American investment fund) regarding mergers and acquisitions, transaction structuring and daily contracts, data protection issues all throughout the period 2011 – 2017, notifications to the Data Protection Authority (DPA) and assistance during controls carry out by the DPA;
  Providing legal assistance to a world’s leading B2B2C specialist for the global automotive business regarding the implementation of GDPR;
  Providing legal assistance to an international IT company regarding the transfer of personal data in non-UE country;
  Assistance to a major on-line company regarding advertising contracts intellectual property and data protection issues;
  Assistance to a major Romanian company in connection with a real estate transaction by performing due diligence investigations regarding the IT agreement, on-line activities and data protection and contracts;
  General assistance regarding the acquisition of an important on-line business by one of the most important players in the press distribution on the Romanian market in connection to due diligence investigations and contracts signing;
  Legal assistance and representation of a group of company regarding property litigation, intellectual property litigation and litigation on labor law;
  Drafting legal opinions and memoranda in various law fields, such as corporate, commercial and IT&C and data protection.