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Managing Partner

OANA IJDELEA

oijdelea@ijdelea.ro
+40 721 936 235

Accolades

Leading Individual, Energy and Natural Resources
Legal500, 2024

Leading Individual, Energy and Natural Resources
Legal500, 2023

Core Practice Areas

Energy & Natural Resources
Environmental
ESG, Ethics & Corporate Governance
Mergers & Acquisitions
Project Finance
Regulatory & Compliance

Languages

Romanian
English
Italian
French

With over 17 years of experience as a business lawyer, Oana is one of the most experienced M&A and energy & natural resources practitioners in Romania, and she is renowned for successfully steering some of the largest and most complex projects in the country to completion.

She regularly assists clients operating in the sectors that are most highly regulated, where compliance with the law and applicable regulations is most critical, most closely-monitored, and most strictly enforced, and she is widely known and respected for her significant contributions to the drafting of Romanian laws regulating a broad range of industries. She regularly advises clients on ESG requirements and related law.

Oana routinely advises clients on complicated and strategic matters involving C-suite decision making and is recognized by clients and peers alike for the quality and practicality of her advice.

Oana has assisted clients with an array of green- and-brown field projects and has advised both local and foreign investors on Romanian business matters, assisting them both with day-to-day corporate matters and with complex issues related to business development and investment.

Due to her exceptional legal and advocacy expertise, Oana was the Chairman of the General Legislation Subject Matter Experts Group of The Romanian Black Sea Titleholders Association from 2012 until tit’s dissolution in 2021. Since early 2022, Oana has been acting Chairman of the Offshore Committee of The Oil & Gas Employers Association and in January 2024 she became a Board Member of the Romanian Wind Energy Association.

In June 2023, Oana was elected Board Member of the Council of The Association of Romanian Bars for a tenure of 4 years.

Since 2021, Oana acts as Board Member and Secretary General of the Friends of the National Museum of Art of Romania.

Closest to Oana’s heart is her appointment as Board Memeber of Hospice Casa Sperantei.