Daniela Savin (Ghervas)

Managing Associate

+40 21 201 1200

Practice areas


  • litigation in the areas of intellectual and industrial property, civil law, commercial law, competition law, consumer protection, employment, and labor law
  • international commercial arbitration
  • enforcement of foreign arbitration awards and court judgments

Representative Cases and Transactions

  • assistance to the leading global natural and built asset design and consultancy firm in an ICC arbitration and in an arbitration before the Romanian Court of International Commercial Arbitration in relation to an alleged wrongful termination and non-performance of services for the Constanta By-Pass Project (the construction of north-south by-pass to the city of Constanta and rehabilitation of ten strategic bridges)
  • assistance to the leader of small household appliances market in litigation in connection with the annulment and suspension of the sanction imposed by the Competition Council for alleged price fixing and limitation of sales in buy-back campaigns for electric and electronic equipment
  • representation of one of the largest global providers of insurance, annuities, and employee benefit programs in a litigation in relation to the annulment of a sanction imposed by the Competition Council for an alleged client sharing anticompetitive agreement
  • representation of various generic pharmaceutical companies in litigations in connection with patent infringement, preliminary injunctions, annulment of European patents and supplementary protection certificates
  • assistance to one of the most important mining companies in Romania in litigations initiated by NGOs and the National Environmental Protection Agency in relation to the annulment of the environmental approval for gold and silver exploitation from a mining project


Included in international rankings since 2021; most recently:

  • Rising Star, Dispute Resolution (Legal 500, 2023)
  • Rising Star, Dispute Resolution (Legal 500, 2022)
  • Recommended, Patents (IAM Patent 1000, 2021)


  • University of Bucharest Law School, Law Degree
  • University of Bucharest Law School, Master Degree in Private Law

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Bucharest Bar

Notable Contributions

  • contributor to NNDKP – COVID-19 Legal & Tax Resource Center
  • Grounds for refusal to recognize foreign arbitral awards” (International Law Office, 2014) (co-author)
  • Romania: grounds for refusal to recognize foreign arbitral awards” (Construction Law International, 2014) (co-author)
  • Arbitration court returns to appointment of arbitrators by the parties” (International Law Office, 2014) (co-author)
  • contributor to the “Guide on the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards, 1958 (New York)” (UNCITRAL, 2014-present)
  • speaker at “Industrial Property Legal Explorations”, organized by ELSA Bucharest (2014)