One Move Ahead

Cătălin Micu



Bucharest Bar | 2005


English,  Romanian

Practice Focus

Catalin has an unsurpassed practice in employment law with an exceptional reputation for advising clients on all aspects of individual and collective labour law. Having thorough and solid knowledge of the Romanian corporate regulations, Catalin is popular among major domestic and international corporations for advice on agreements negotiation, implementation of sophisticated management organization systems, important business transfers, corporate restructurings and collective bargaining agreements. During 2014 Catalin successfully coordinated the first ad integrum reorganization in Romania for a bank, by the means of collective dismissal integrated in a sophisticated mechanism of repositioning the human resources on a new jobs’ structure approved by the shareholders of the bank.

Catalin has also a notable reputation for advising on medical law and commercial law matters, acting for a client roster encompassing companies acting in a variety of industry sectors.

Catalin Micu assists Romanian and multinational companies with a range of employment matters, such as employee transfers and terminations, as well as issues related to immigration. He is acknowledged by market sources for his strong litigation skills.

(Chambers and Partners | 2019)

Catalin Micu advises on dismissals, the negotiation of collective agreements and issues relating to immigration. He acts on both contentious and non-contentious cases, and his clients include banks and marketing companies.

(Chambers and Partners | 2018)

Clients deem him “the strategic brain of the team,” adding: “I really appreciate him and his work. Very diplomatic and charismatic in approach, he is overall a sharp and unpredictable weapon, as well as a shield.

(Chambers and Partners | 2017)

Catalin Micu is appreciated by clients, with one remarking: “He always goes beyond with risk identification and matching solutions. “Another client says: “He is the type of person that will always look at things from every angle and is able to set our options on the table straight away.”

(Chambers and Partners ǀ 2020)

  • Labor Law
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Public Procurement
  • Energy & Natural Resources

Included in international rankings since 2016 :

  • Ranked in Employment (Chambers and Partners)
  • BA in Law, Faculty of Law, “Babes-Bolyai” University, Cluj-Napoca | 2005
  • LL.M in Business Law, Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest | 2006
  • National Association of Romanian Bars

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