Elisa Cristea


+40 21 201 1200

Practice areas


Data Protection

  • GDPR compliance
  • regulatory compliance
  • data subject rights
  • processing and data transfer formalities
  • GDPR gap analysis and audits
  • processing employees’ data, including data sharing within the group for benefits programs and whistleblowing schemes
  • building and using databases for supporting sales and marketing activities
  • e-privacy matters, including social networking sites, cookies consent rules and commercial communications
  • data breach regulations
  • internal data protection and privacy audits and training


  • environmental and other permitting matters
  • water management
  • fire safety
  • waste management
  • sanitary, veterinary and food safety matters
  • compliance matters, including in case of polluting incidents and authorities’ controls
  • environmental related litigation

Representative Cases and Transactions

  • assistance to several mining companies in order to obtain the environmental authorizations necessary for carrying out its activity;
  • assistance to a major retailer for data processing agreements and other data protection implications on day-to-day activities;
  • advice to a major investment fund regarding several due diligence projects for environmental and regulatory aspects;
  • assistance to a start-up company on terms and conditions, cookies rules and other data protection aspects with regard to a learning application;
  • advice to a major retailer regarding several waste management aspects and contractual agreements.


  • University of Bucharest Law School, Law Degree
  • University of Bucharest Law School, master’s Degree in Business Law
  • University of Bucharest Law School, PhD Student in Environmental Law

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Bucharest Bar

Notable Contributions

  • Author of the article “Professional special-purpose reserve. Transforming the form of organization and practice of the legal profession”, published in the “Lawyer” magazine 2022, published by the National Union of Bar Associations;
  • Author of the article “Legal market trends – the evolution of environmental law at national and European level”, published in the “Lawyer” magazine 2023, published by the National Union of Bar Associations.