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Mihai Jiganie-Serban

Mihai Jiganie-Serban

Senior Counsel

T +40 21 407 3821
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP S.C.P.
11-15, Tipografilor Street
B3-B4, 4th Floor
District 1
013714 Bucharest
Languages English, Romanian

Mihai Jiganie-Șerban is a Senior Counsel and head of the criminal law practice of the CMS in Romania, specialising in criminal law, regulatory and compliance. With over 15 years’ legal experience, Mihai focuses on criminal law, with significant experience advising on anti-corruption, economic crimes, money laundering cases as well as capital market and pharma sector frauds. Mihai has advised national and international companies on legal-framework issues, internal investigations and representation before the state authorities. 

Throughout his career, he has successfully assisted and represented both individuals and national and international companies across a diverse range of industries, including oil and gas, banking and finance, leasing, insurance, energy, civil and industrial constructions, media and advertising, representing clients in front of all structures of the Public Authority (Police, Prosecutors’ Office, Courts of law). 

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A “leading individual” for white collar crime practice in Romania.

Legal 500, EMEA


  • 2003 - B.A. in Law from the West University of Timisoara, Romania.
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  • Member of the Bucharest Bar Association.
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15 May 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to COV­ID-19 cor­por­ate crime & reg­u­lat­ory is­sues
The COV­ID-19 lock­down will not last forever. Op­er­at­ing both dur­ing and bey­ond the lock­down could throw up nov­el and un­ex­pec­ted cor­por­ate crime and li­ab­il­ity risks for busi­nesses. Re­sum­ing or in­creas­ing...
11 November 2020
Pro­sec­u­tion of­fice to in­vest­ig­ate en­vir­on­ment­al crimes - 'un­con­sti­tu­tion­al'...
On 30 Septem­ber 2020, the Con­sti­tu­tion­al Court of Ro­mania (CCR) ap­proved the plea of con­sti­tu­tion­al non-com­pli­ance by the Ro­mani­an gov­ern­ment for the Draft Law no. 121/2020 on the or­gan­isa­tion and op­er­a­tion...
05 November 2020
Wider scope in Ro­mania for ex­ten­ded con­fis­ca­tion of goods in force be­gins...
On the 2 Novem­ber 2020, the Pres­id­ent of Ro­mania pro­mul­gated Law No. 228/2020, which ex­pands the scope of the ex­ten­ded con­fis­ca­tion of goods reg­u­lated by the Ro­mani­an crim­in­al codes. Law 228 trans­poses...