Simona Pirtea
VP LEGAL, PWN ROMANIA

Simona is the Managing Partner of the law firm ”Enache Pirtea & Associates” and a highly regarded business law practitioner, with 15 years of intensive professional activity in the intelligence and legal fields, having proven her strong technical knowledge and consistent business-oriented approach throughout a wide array of complex matters.

She has extensive expertise in dealing with important multinational companies coming from several major industrial areas such as IT, e-commerce, telecommunications, banking, heavy industry, real estate, civil & industrial constructions and pharma, being also highly experienced in working with governmental and European institutions on matters regarding national security, economic strategies, strategic planning and risk management.

Simona is also known for her activity in Romanian business associations and legal initiatives and for participating as keynote speaker in many conferences and seminars on business management from a legal perspective. Furthermore, she is an author of various national and international legal articles, sections and guides on anticorruption, anti-money laundering and business crime in Romania, being also an active member of the Association for the Prevention and Combating of Fraud (APCF), which joins the legal and compliance directors of the top financial institutions in Romania.

Her dedication to the legal field is the reason for receiving numerous prizes as a business and criminal lawyer, being acknowledged by Legal500 or Chambers & Partners as a top tier white-collar crime specialist, as well as receiving numerous awards and prizes at national level.

Before deciding to set up her own business crime and business law practice in 2016, which later developed into the current Enache Pirtea & Associates, Simona set up and ran the criminal law department of a well-known Bucharest law firm for more than 2 years and, prior to that, she was member of a specialised criminal law firm.