Ionuț Stancu

Managing Associate
+40 21 201 1200

Practice areas


  • individual employment agreements
  • internal policies
  • individual and collective dismissals
  • disciplinary investigation proceedings
  • health and safety matters

Representative Cases and Transactions

  • day-to-day legal assistance provided to a leading global bank in relation with various employment matters (e.g., salary rights and other benefits, working time, disciplinary proceedings, restructuring matters etc.), as well as legal assistance and representation in connection with numerous employment litigations (e.g., disciplinary matters, employees’ benefits, redundancy termination)
  • legal advice to an international group and one of the top automotive suppliers in the world in relation with various employment matters (e.g., salary rights, working time, international posting, disciplinary proceedings, restructuring matters, relation with the trade union etc.), as well as legal assistance and representation in connection with employment litigation (e.g., disciplinary matters, employment suspension, redundancy termination)
  • assistance to the largest Romanian bank in connection with employment litigation (e.g., disciplinary proceedings, salary rights)
  • legal advice to a major bank on employment matters such as aspects related to salary rights or disciplinary proceedings
  • assistance to a global provider of cloud-based Human Capital Management and a leader in business outsourcing services, analytics and compliance expertise on several employment matters in the context of establishing a new company in Romania (drafting and implementing individual employment agreements, aspects related to salary rights, working time etc.)


  • Recommended, Employment (Legal 500, 2021)

“Ionut Stancu – his level of understanding our business and to handle very complex topics is impressive. […] He is one of the best prepared attorneys I’ve worked with.”
(Legal 500, 2021)


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

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Bucharest Bar

Notable Contributions

  • speaker at NNDKP Employment SpotON series of webinars (2023)
  • speaker at the webinar “Professional inadequacy. Disciplinary liability. A practical overview”, part of the Employment SpotON series organized by NNDKP (2021)
  • speaker at the event “Current aspects of work relationships in Romania and European Union”, organized by Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Navigation and Agriculture (CCINA) Constanta (2019)
  • Legal news that must NOT be missed in 2015” (HR Manager, February 2015)
  • “Doing Business 2015: Going Beyond Efficiency” (World Bank, 2015)
  • “Employment Law Review – Romania chapter”, 5th ed. (Law Business Research, 2014)
  • Individualization of the disciplinary sanction” (HR Manager, 2014)
  • “Doing Business 2014: Understanding Regulations for Small and Medium-Size Enterprises” (World Bank and the International Finance Corporation, 2014) 
  • Leaves for employees who are parents” (HR Manager, 2013)
  • EU and EEA posting of workings in Romania” (BEERG European Labour Law Briefing No. 5, 2013)