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About Nicholas Simon Hammond

Nicholas S. Hammond has established Hammond Partnership as a professional Romanian law company. He is a corporate and property lawyer by training. He spent 25 years in London before moving to Bucharest in 1994 to open the Bucharest office of a well-known international law firm. He advises investors both private individuals and international businesses on commercial matters in Romania with an emphasis on M&A and corporate matters. Nicholas has extensive experience in the commercial sector having acted for a number of insurance companies, aviation companies and companies in the oil and gas as well as renewable energy field. He also advises upon employment issues. Nicholas has also acted for foreign investors in the real estate field in respect of acquisitions and disposals and leasehold matters.

GDPR – a year later

In 2017, The Economist stated that personal data has outpaced oil as the most valuable resource in the world—and it has only become more valuable since GDPR. The significant modification in the field of data protection brought by the new European legislation (GDPR – 25 May 2018), generates essential changes in work procedures of Romanian [...]

By | May 21st, 2019|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

What are my rights as an employee?

Employees have many rights and responsibilities that are enforceable by law. Employee rights protect workers from hazardous workplace conditions, employer discrimination and other circumstances that threaten an employee’s safety and well-being. When it comes to the rights of an employee in the workplace, there are a number of laws to protect employees against mistreatment. Workplace [...]

By | May 13th, 2019|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

How To Choose The Right Family Lawyer

If you came to the conclusion that you need a family lawyer, the next question is which one do you choose? Attorneys practising family law can represent clients in family court proceedings or in related negotiations and can also draft important legal documents such as court petitions or property agreements. Some family law attorneys even [...]

By | May 13th, 2019|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Romanian Trade Mark Registration

It is only in more modern times that Romania has become more and more involved in relation to trademarks. After 1990 trademarks assumed more importance especially in the realm of consumer products such as confectionery, drinks and latterly fashion. Whether people realize it or not, they deal with trademarks every day. Not only that, trademarks [...]

By | April 9th, 2019|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

How to obtain an investment VISA in Romania

In the context of globalization, foreign investment is a very common and important practice. This practice provides the entrepreneurs with a broader scope for implementing their business ideas and it also helps boost the local economy. The European Union provides entrepreneurs with the opportunity to invest in businesses outside their local or national economic [...]

By | March 12th, 2019|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

How to obtain a work permit and visa in Romania

If you want to work in Romania and have a citizenship of a country outside the European Union and the European Economic Area, there are 2 or 3 steps you need to follow in order to get a work permit for a long time. It will take you almost a month to obtain a [...]

By | March 6th, 2019|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Romanian law about inheritance: the legal inheritance and the inheritance established through a last will or testament

Inheritance is the practice by which a person receives property from the estate of a deceased person, whether by the laws of inheritance or as a beneficiary of a will or trust. In Romania, the succession law principles and its procedure are included in the Romanian Civil Code.  If you are a foreign citizen and [...]

By | February 6th, 2019|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Legal assistance and representation in the field of criminal law

A person should be able to know your rights and obligations and be represented fairly in any legal case.  A person has the right to receive legal assistance and representation in criminal proceedings.  Legal assistance and representation are regulated by the criminal procedure rules set down by the Romanian Parliament in the Penal Code of [...]

By | February 6th, 2019|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Share Sale Purchase Agreements Reps/Warranties

Romania now has had a plethora of mergers and acquisitions. The share sale-purchase agreements, although governed by Romanian law, have in many cases been based on documentation and concepts imported from other jurisdictions. For investors and advisers used to other jurisdictions especially from the UK and the US the use of common expressions, concepts and [...]

By | January 17th, 2019|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Due diligence – land acquisition

Romania is still an interesting place for foreign investors. Whether you are a trading company or an investor. There is continuing to be considerable interest in all types of real estate property from logistic parks, retail units, production as well as residential accommodation. Buyers, especially for residential property, have not been forced out of the [...]

By | December 13th, 2018|Categories: Blog|0 Comments
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