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Sevinci Mujdaba

Associate

Sevinci Mujdaba began her career as a legal advisor before qualifying as a lawyer. During her career, she has worked in small and medium size law offices. Some of these firms were quite specialized, while others provide services in a wide array of fields. But in both types of firms, Sevinci honed her legal skills and knowledge across a wide spectrum of the law. Sevinci worked in the fields of intellectual property law, civil law, commercial matters, litigation, public procurement, and labour law. She has also worked as an intern in an office of a State Attorney.

Her work experience includes having drafted civil, commercial, and contentious notifications; actions and appeals; labour law actions and appeals; notifications and complaints on public procurement; and pleadings of the first instances, and courts of appeal. She has also assisted in negotiations leading to dispute settlements.

Sevinci worked both in Romanian and English, and she dealt with diverse clients, including international businesses, foreign nationals, and, of course, Romanians.

LANGUAGES

 Romanian - English 

 

EDUCATION

2007 – Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest

2008 – Master’s Degree in European Union Law and International Law

Vrije Universiteit Brussel

2011 – Admitted to the Bucharest Bar

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We have assisted the client in implementing the new fiscal changes approved by the Romanian Government, based on which taxes and social contributions are imposed on the employee starting with January 1st, 2018. We have advised the client on the new legal regime and helped find and implement solutions that on one side would preserve the net income of employees after the entry into force of the new enactment and, on the other hand, would protect the company for the situation in which the enactment was substantially amended or abrogated by Parliament. To this end, we have provided you with the relevant documents.

World Class Romania (EMP)
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• Advising on various scenarios for company restructuring;

• Transfer of employees as a result of mergers and business transfers; which included harmonizing the terms and conditions of employee groups on both sides, altering collective terms and drafting notifications to employees;

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Flame Romania (EMP)
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We are Assisting Flame Romania SRL, the local subsidiary of the JacTravel, the global B2B distributor of hand-picked hotels from around the world on a multitude of employment-related issues, Including reviews of Internal Regulations, job specifications, conducting disciplinary actions, management of inadequate job performance, grant of meal tickets, delegation allowance, compensation for employees working over the weekend, etc. We provided advice on the law that allows employees to work from home. We also helped the client to amend the collective labor agreement and to assist with the registration of amendments to the collective labor agreement at the territorial labor institute. We helped with applying disciplinary sanctions and with termination of the employment agreement during the trial period.

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Romanian Business Consult (CC)
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PJ Interactive Romania (EMP)
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