Cipriana Pop, a highly talented lawyer specialising in criminal law, has joined the team as a senior associate. During her eight-year collaboration with the renowned professor and practitioner Gheorghiță Mateuț, Cipriana gained experience in complex criminal cases, such as corruption, money laundering, tax evasion and other offences under special laws, as well as common law offences. With a master degree in Criminal Sciences and Forensic Science, Cipriana is a graduate of the “Babeș-Bolyai” University Law School in Cluj-Napoca. Her practice distinguishes through a pragmatic and commercially-oriented approach to the criminal legal problems her clients face.

“In recent years, we have witnessed a more intense activity in a field that is no longer a niche and the problems we see in practice are increasingly diverse and complex, requiring robust defence strategies. That is why we regularly attract elite specialists, with whom we form multidisciplinary teams who can best cover all the branches of criminal law. It is important to us to continue to be recognized as one of the strongest white collar crime teams in Romania and in the region, with significant exposure in prominent local and international cases“, said Mihai Mareș, Mareș & Mareș Founding Partner.  

“I am honoured to have joined one of the best teams specialising exclusively in white collar crime in Romania. I hope that my skills and experience in sophisticated files will bring valued added in shaping and implementing the most appropriate defence strategies. Together we aim to respond in an adaptive manner to the exigent demands in this field and to diversify our client portfolio, both in criminal law compliance and prosecution matters”, added Cipriana Pop.