Expertise

  • Corporate law
  • Data Protection law
  • Civil law
  • Fiscal law
  • Dispute resolution (administrative and fiscal litigation)
  • Labour law

Diana Feldrihan is a lawyer qualified in Romanian law, member of the Cluj Bar (since 2015).

She focuses her practice on corporate and commercial law, fiscal law and dispute resolution.

She became a qualified General Data Protection Specialist by attending numerous national and international courses in the past three years, that qualified her to audit and implement privacy and data protection measures  for various clients in numerous projects.

She assists clients in mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions, restructuring projects, and in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts. Her areas of expertise also include civil law, professional liability and labor law. Additionally, she provides legal assistance and representation in litigation, in matters related to administrative and fiscal law.

Representative Cases and Transactions

  • assistance to a leading company in the construction materials sector in Romania in relation with the acquisition of 90% of the shares from a Romanian local company ranked fourth in the industry market rankings and in the procedure for obtaining the approval from the Romanian Competition Council regarding the takeover
  • assistance to a large company active in the food service industry with the franchise and master franchise contracts to be used worldwide
  • assistance to one of the subsidiaries of a leading Japanese IT company from Germany in the process of restructuring the activity in Romania
  • assistance to a leading private hospital in relation to an audit of the data processing operations within the company and implementation of GDPR compliance measures
  • assistance to a local investor in the sale of 100% of the shares in an IT company from Cluj to one of the most important European leaders in the industry
  • assistance of the client – natural person – in the procedure of Preliminary Ruling before the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg in the oral hearing and in the written conclusions phase
  • advice to a large IT company from Cluj-Napoca in conducting an audit of the processing operations within the company, issuing recommendations regarding the necessary actions to be taken for ensuring compliance with applicable legislation and assistance in implementing such measures; also provided assistance with day-to-day privacy matters, and held training sessions regarding data protection requirements
  • assistance to the Romanian subsidiary of a Greek company in drafting and negotiating the contract conditions for residential buildings in Cluj
  • advice to a major international insurance company in connection with acquisition of a Romanian insurance company
  • advice to a worldwide leader in IT and software development in connection with opening a company in Cluj and with developing their business

Selected credentials include work prior to joining NNDKP.

Education

  • Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca, Faculty of Law, Law Degree
  • Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Master Degree in International Management, Master Programme in German
  • Law courses at the Juridicum Faculty of the University of Vienna

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Cluj Bar

Notable contributions

  • speaker at the conference “Scientific dialogue law-economy”, with focus in the fields of data protection, fiscal law, company law, insolvency, capital markets, competition, contracts, intellectual property with the presentation Practical problems regarding the notification procedure of the Competition Council in the case of notifications of economic concentrations. Collaboration of lawyers with economists (Cluj Napoca, Romania, 2019)
  • speaker at the Conference “One year after GDPR – the importance and security of personal data move to the next level” with the presentation “GDPR impact on the medical sector” (Baia Mare, Romania, 2019)
  • speaker in the TV show “L.Egal 100%” on TVR Cluj channel on the topic of notifying the Competition Council in the case of company concentrations (Cluj Napoca, Romania, 2019)
  • trainer of the courses organized by a Romanian company offering professional training and certified by the Romanian National Authority for Qualifications (ANC) for obtaining the qualification of Data Protection Officer (2018, 2019)
  • speaker in the TV Show “In vizor” on NCN channel discussing on the topic “Are Romanians ready for GDPR?”  (Cluj Napoca, Romania, 2018)
  • speaker in the TV show “L.Egal 100%” on TVR Cluj channel on the topic “Legal amendments of the public procurement law” (Cluj Napoca, Romania, 2018)
  • speaker in the TV show “L.Egal 100%” on TVR Cluj channel on the topic of the expropriations for the Transylvania highway and the procedure for the annulment of the decision on compensation (Cluj Napoca, Romania, 2018)
  • co-author of the article “The city hall continues massive expropriations”, (Transilvania Reporter, 2018)
  • speaker at the conference “Company management liability in the new legislative context” with the presentation “The management of personal data” (2018)
  • author of the article “All you need to know about GDPR implementation in the food service industry” (Clujust magazine, 2018)
  • speaker at the conference “New legislation on data protection” with the presentation ”Data Protection – an absolute right?” (Cluj Napoca, Romania, 2017)
  • author of “Changes regarding the automatic exchange of information in the fiscal field” (Curierul Fiscal magazine, no. 6/2017)
  • author of the article “VAT between fiscal and criminal. Recent developments in EU case-law” (Curierul Fiscal magazine, no. 6/2016)
  • author of the article “The re-launch of the Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base (CCCTB)” (Curierul Fiscal, no. 11/2015)
  • speaker at the European conference “Are EU Ready For Life And Work?” part of the European program Erasmus+ (Durham, UK, 2014)
  • author of the article “Is Homosexuality truly accepted? A comparative analysis between Austria and Romania” published in the online magazine (Lawyr.it, 2012)