• 1993-1999 ­ University of Vienna, Vienna/Austria, and Sheffield UK
  • 1999 ­ Internal practice at the EU Commission in Brussels/Belgium
  • 1999-2004 ­ Associate in international law firms in Vienna
  • 2005 ­ Partner in an international law firm in Bucharest/Romania
  • Since 2006 started her own law firm situated in Bucharest/Romania with a close cooperation to NHP Vienna
  • Languages: German, English, Romanian


Dr. Monika Hirsch was working as associate and attorney-at-law in major international law firms with the focus on commercial law in Vienna. In 2005, she went to Romania on her own where she took over a position as a partner in an international consulting company. Already 2006 she founded her own law firm with 5 employees which were extended to 12 employees in the following years. Due to the economic situation and her personal life the structure of the law firm was changed. In 2014, Dr. Monika Hirsch decided to enter into the partnership with Mag. Raluca Marinescu, construing SCPA Hirsch Marinescu & Partners maintaining their headquarters in Casa Austria.

Monika Hirsch perceives herself as the gateway for foreign investors in Romania. Her long lasting work and living have made her feel confident with the Romanian laws and culture.

Practice Areas

The following legal practice areas are the main targeted ones by Monika Hirsch

  • Companies Law, especially Incorporation of Companies
  • Corporate Restructuring including M&A
  • Insolvency Proceedings
  • Employment Law (including collective labor law, termination of labor contracts via reorganization etc); international labor Law (eg expatriate contracts)
  • Real Estate Law
  • Construction Law
  • Land Book Proceedings
  • Energy Law esp related to renewable energy; electricity and gas trading
  • Waste Law
  • Public Procurement Law
  • General Administrative Law including proceedings in front of authorities
  • Dispute settlement outside court procedures
  • Proceedings in front of Romanian Civil Courts and Arbitration

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