Alexandru Lupu

Alexandru Lupu

Senior Associate, Head of Immigration Practice

alexandru.lupu@nndkp.ro
+40 21 201 1200

Practice areas

Expertise

  • corporate immigration and citizenship law
  • consultation on employment and secondment notices as well as corresponding unique permits, residence permits and highly skilled EU Blue Cards
  • consultation on family members admission protocols, family reunification visas and corresponding residence permits for family reunification
  • consultation on students visas and corresponding residence permits
  • consultation on general consular matters such as entry clearances for short stay business related activities
  • permanent residence

Representative Cases and Transactions

  • assistance on exemptions and waivers from certain legal barriers imposed by the immigration law, including but not limited to the waiver of the one year in any given five years term secondment term limitation applicable to foreign workers assigned by non-EU based companies, assistance on secondment arrangements of EU nationals; assistance for the issuance of secondment notices and corresponding residence permits for third-country visa and non-visa nationals and related consular matters for a major company in the automotive industry
  • consultation and assistance on Romanian Fortune 500 clients of the world’s largest immigration law firm and leader in corporate immigration services, such as:
    1. assistance on secondment arrangements and local employment of EU nationals; assistance for the issuance of employment and secondment notices and corresponding residence permits for third-country visa and non-visa nationals employed or seconded to various companies (a large company in the IT sector,  a large industrial conglomerate, a large company in the oil and gas as well as energy sector)
    2. assistance for the issuance of secondment notices and corresponding residence permits for third-country visa and non-visa nationals seconded to a large company in the oil and gas sector
    3. assistance on secondment arrangements of EU nationals assigned to Romania by a large company in the pharmaceutical sector
  • assistance on secondment arrangements and local employment of EU nationals assigned to Romania by a global technological leader and project developer in the wind industry
  • assistance for the issuance of employment and secondment notices and corresponding residence permits for third-country visa and non-visa nationals employed or seconded to a large company in the video games development industry

Education

  • Nicolae Titulescu University, Law and International Relations School, Law Degree
  • Nicolae Titulescu University, Master Degree in International and Community Law

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Bucharest Bar

Notable Contributions

  • “The Employment Law Review – Immigration considerations for Romania”, Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth Editions (Law Business Research, 2010 – 2014)
  • “Ius Laboris Global Guide – Immigration considerations for Romania” (Ius Laboris, 2013)
  • “Doing business in Romania – Immigration considerations for Romania” (PLC, 2012-2013)
  • “SEE Legal Employment Guide Immigration considerations for Romania” (SEE Legal, 2012)
  • “The expatriate on local hire” (HR Manager, 2012)
  • “Corporate Immigration Law in Romania” (ACQ Magazine, 2010)
  • “Ius Laboris Immigration Handbook – Romania chapter” (Ius Laboris, 2007-2009)
  • speaker at “Fragomen Global Alliance Summer Summit” (London, June 2007)
  • speaker at “AIJA Conference” (Athens, November 2007)
  • speaker at “UIA Immigration Working Group Seminar on Immigration Compliance”, organized by the UIA Immigration and Nationality Law Working Group and the Law Society of England and Wales, in cooperation with the Immigration Law Practitioners Association (ILPA) (London, July 2008)