Mădălina Popîrțaru


+40 21 201 1200

Practice areas



  • environmental issues in mergers and acquisitions
  • environmental and other permitting matters
  • waste management
  • protected natural areas
  • environmental taxes
  • sanitary, veterinary and food safety matters
  • compliance matters, including in case of polluting incidents and authorities’ controls
  • environmental related litigation

Data Protection and Privacy

  • GDPR gap analysis and audits
  • GDPR and DPO training
  • processing employees’ data, including data sharing within the group for benefits programs and whistle-blowing schemes
  • building and using databases for supporting sales and marketing activities
  • cyber-security requirements
  • cloud computing
  • data sharing in mergers, acquisitions and winding-up projects, as well as joint business projects
  • regulatory compliance, including in connection with disciplinary procedures and FCPA audits
  • data breach regulations
  • data subject rights
  • processing and data transfer formalities
  • internal data protection and privacy audits and training

Representative Cases and Transactions


  • due diligence and assessment of a leading raw chip wood manufacturing company located in the proximity of a Romanian Natura 2000 site on the conformity and legality of the integrated environmental authorization issuance
  • compliance of more than 30 commercial centers and building offices owned by a South-African leading investment fund in Romania on environmental and waste management matters
  • due diligence of a shipyard company located on the Romanian Black Sea coast on environmental matters and specific regulatory obligations
  • assessment to a Romanian leading transfer responsibility operator placed under criminal investigation of the control capabilities over the waste management contracted agents as means of fulfilling the undertaken recycling/recovery annual targets undertaken from the responsible economic operators
  • assistance to a company from the automotive business in relation to an Environmental Guard control performed regarding a European transfer of potentially hazardous waste

Data Protection and Privacy

  • GDPR gap analysis for an asset management company and assistance in implementing GDPR compliance actions
  • assistance to a major Romanian bank with regard to GDPR compliance
  • advice to a consumer goods company on data protection obligations applicable upon psychometric tests part of a recruitment process
  • assistance to a major pharmaceutical company for addressing data protection formalities related to its pharmacovigilenge activities

Selected credentials listed above also include work prior to joining NNDKP.


  • University of Bucharest Law School, Law Degree
  • University of Bucharest, Faculty of Journalism and Mass Communication Studies, Communication and Public Relations Degree
  • University of Bucharest, Faculty of Philosophy, Master in Analytic Philosophy

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Bucharest Bar

Notable Contributions