Alina Lacatus practices in the area of corporate/competition group, having more than fourteen years of experience advising companies mainly from the life sciences sector, but also FMCG & retail, energy, oil&gas, steel, advertising and telecommunications in all matters related to the competition law rules.

She has extensive experience in competition law projects and regularly provides assistance to professional associations both with the prevention and compliance to competition law as well as with the investigations carried out by the Romanian Competition Council.

Alina is advising and representing clients in front of the Romanian Competition Council in investigations (both sector inquiries and targeted investigations aimed at potential breaches of both national Competition Law and EU competition rules), dawn raids, compliance advice (e.g. mock dawn raids, compliance programs, trainings, competition audits, assessment of competition-related implications on a wide array of business models, risk assessments and development of strategies both on day-to-day activities as well as challenging decisions of the Romanian Competition Council). She also has experience in merger control mandates, competition authority investigations and sector inquiries and provides assistance with compliance issues and risk assessments.

In Chambers Europe 2018, clients describe as an "outstanding" competition lawyer, being also noted for her experience in pharmaceutical regulatory matters. Alina was recognised amongst the "30 in their 30's Notable Women Competition Professionals in Private Practice" by W@ - Women Competition Professionals 2017 and was mentioned as a lead competition lawyer on Who's Who Legal among practitioners in over 180 countries and regions.