Andreea Botez

Senior Associate

Senior Associate

Andreea is a Senior Associate in the TMT department.

Before joining SAA, Andreea collaborated for over 6 years in TMT projects in some of the most important law firms in Romania and over 9 years in one of the largest investment funds in the country.

Andreea has accumulated a wide professional experience in various practice areas such as technology, IT, personal data protection, intellectual property, advertising and media, commercial, as well as consumer protection.

Andreea has assisted both national and international clients on issues related to compliance with personal data protection regulations and applicable international standards, security incidents, and protection of intellectual property rights, as well as providing assistance in technology and IT transactions. She also advises clients on a regular basis on Tech projects concerning the development, transfer, and protection of rights held.

Her wide experience includes assisting clients in various industries such as IT, online, retail, telecom, healthcare, banking, and FMCG.

Her work also includes providing consultancy in the day-to-day business activities of clients. Andreea uses her experience in representing clients before authorities and courts in administrative and judicial proceedings in her consultancy work.

Andreea has been an Intellectual Property Attorney – Trademarks and Geographical Indications since 2013.

Andreea has been a member of the Bucharest Bar Association and of the National Union of Romanian Bar Associations since 2011.

LANGUAGES

Romanian – English

 

EDUCATION

2006 – Master in Private International Law (LL.M.)

Faculty of Law, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University

2005 – Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)

Faculty of Law, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE:

  • Advised on personal data protection compliance and implemented the necessary measures to comply with current legislation.
  • Assisted clients with legal advice on data processing agreements and transfer of personal data outside the EU and EEA.
  • Provided legal assistance to one of the largest technology and online search engine platforms on issues related to personal data protection, compliance, and the risks associated with their current business activity.
  • Advised one of the largest providers of lighting products and services in Romania on commercial and day-to-day activities.
  • Advised a group of dental clinics regarding the agreement to use a platform to manage patient appointments and files, and to implement and comply with data protection provisions.
  • Advised an international fashion brand on issues related to consumer protection, advertising, and protection of intellectual property rights.
  • Advised a German retailer on the implementation of data protection provisions and security incident management.
  • Assisted an international group specialized in the distribution of plant protection substances concerning its current activity and the protection of its intellectual property rights.
  • Assisted a bank with compliance regarding personal data protection requirements.
  • Advised a German bricolage group on consumer protection issues, sales of new product categories, and data protection compliance.
  • Advised an international company specialized in providing email services and online search engines in complying with personal data protection requirements.
  • Advised an auto company on consumer protection and regulatory issues.
  • Advised a media agency on compliance with specific legislation in its area of operation.
  • Advised an international company specializing in beauty products in complying with advertising and consumer protection requirements.
  • Provided legal assistance to clients on various technology-related issues such as e-commerce, IT agreements, and protection of IP rights.
  • Advised local clients on current personal data protection issues such as handling data subjects’ requests, proportionality analyses of legitimate interests and data protection impact assessments, privacy notices, data processing agreements, and transfer of personal data.
  • Advised clients on data protection breaches and initial assessments, notification, and incident management.
  • Prepared and conducted data protection training for client employees.

OUR OFFICES

Bucharest

one herastrau office

30-32 Daniel Danielopolu Street, One Herastrau Office, 6th Floor, Bucharest, 014134, Romania

Phone: +40 (21) 316 87 49

Fax: +40 (21) 316 87 56

E-mail: office@saa.ro

09:00 – 19:00

chisinau

 

Digital Park, 15A Mihai Viteazul Street, 6th Floor, Chisinau, MD2004, The Republic of Moldova

Phone: +373 (22) 994 990; +373 (22) 009 109

09:00 – 19:00