Mares / Danilescu / Mares
55-55bis, Carol I Boulevard
2nd District, RO – 020915
Tel: (+4) 0314 378 324
Fax: (+4) 0314 378 327
Mihai is one of the founders and the Managing Partner of Mares / Danilescu / Mares.
Prior to this position, he was the managing partner of Garrigues in Romania, which originally merged with Mares & Asociatii in 2008. When Garrigues pulled out of Romania, Mihai joined as Of Counsel, the Romanian law firm, Musat & Asociatii, before re-launching his firm in September 2011.
Described by Legal 500 (2009) as “an energetic legal brain”, Mihai is being recognized for the depth of his experience in white collar criminal defense.
Since 2014, his practice focuses mostly exclusive on criminal defense for senior executives, entrepreneurs, major industrial groups, financial institutions and large international and domestic companies, in a wide range of matters involving accounting, financial, securities and tax fraud; bribery, antitrust and environmental violations.
In addition, he advises clients in internal investigations and audits involving money laundering, fraud and other corporate misconduct. In international criminal law, Mihai acts in international corruption, freezing of assets, multi-jurisdictional investigations and extradition.
The White Collar Crime Practice:
Our White Collar Crime practice is coordinated by Mihai Mares, managing partner of Mares / Danilescu / Mares.
The White Collar Practice offers clients first-rate skills in dealing with government investigations and enforcement matters. Our lawyers have substantial experience defending clients through all phases of investigations as well as criminal and civil enforcement proceedings. Clients include large corporations, banks, and other institutions, as well as individuals prominent in business and political affairs.
Our law firm represents clients in all the Romanian courts and in front of all agencies and prosecutors’ offices, in a wide range of matters involving accounting, financial, securities and tax fraud; bribery, money laundering, antitrust and environmental violations.
In international criminal law we advise and represents in international corruption cases, embargo and international sanctions, freezing of assets, multi-jurisdictional investigations, extradition.
Our primary objective is to resolve issues of potential criminal liability before charges are brought. In the civil enforcement context, we offer innovative options that allow our clients to minimize monetary exposure while simultaneously investing in preventive measures to avoid future liability.
Mares / Danilescu / Mares:
Mares / Danilescu / Mares is a first-rate Romanian independent corporate law firm, founded in 2011 by leading Romanian attorneys with a solid track record in large international and Romanian law firms.
We have an international mind perspective and benefit from the contribution of our 12 fee-earners highly specialized in business law in the broadest sense, covering major commercial and industrial activities from energy, infrastructure, insurance, automotive to banking and finance, capital markets, media and telecom.
The partners of the firm have been representing international and domestic clients, global corporations, large international financial and investment institutions in many significant white-collar criminal matters, mergers and acquisitions, corporate matters, restructuring and financing projects, while also serving many small and medium-sized establishments. Our disputes resolution department is one of the strongest, handling complex business crime cases, commercial litigation, tax disputes, sensitive internal investigations and international arbitration cases.
Mares / Danilescu / Mares’s international network of relationships and commitment to timely and effective service assure real time interaction with international clients’ in-house and outside lawyers, and backup support on cross border transactions and other international projects.