S. Vahnovan

Group Legal Counsel at Storm International


Commercially Focused and Pragmatic Legal Advice • Corporate • Online Gambling • iGaming • Private Client • Mergers & Acquisitions • Tax • Compliance & Risk • E-mail: vahnovan@gmail.com • Phone: +44 7926 417 940 (mobile) •


Group Legal Counsel

Storm International

December 2016 – Present

• Commercially focused and pragmatic support; • Online gambling (Malta, Curaçao, Ukraine, Kahnawake); • Land-based casinos (Latvia, Georgia, Belarus, Germany, Armenia, Ukraine); • Daily Corporate and Commercial Law; • Risk & Compliance (A.M.L., K.Y.C., ... Read more

Head of Legal (Romania)

Storm International

Bucharest, Romania

August 2011 – November 2016

• Drafted, reviewed and negotiated a wide range of commercial agreements (rental, procurement, general contracting, loans, export, pledges, outsourcing, N.D.A.); • Negotiated contract amendments, terminations, post-contractual correspondence; • Obtained and ... Read more

Deputy General Director - Legal Affairs

Mechel Campia Turzii

December 2008 – August 2011

• Mergers & Acquisitions, including legal due diligence, drafting contracts and post-acquisition restructuring. Provided legal due diligence in acquisition of several mills; • Litigation, including court hearings and settlements, even in such complicated mat... Read more

Legal Officer


August 2004 – December 2008

• Mergers & Acquisitions, including asset purchasing and acquisition of insolvent companies; • Litigation, including defending company in courts and negotiating settlements; • Real estate, including legal due diligence before acquisitions; • Corporate law, i... Read more

Legal Officer

Telemedia Group S.A.

August 2001 – July 2004

• Insured full compliance with specific telecommunication legislation; • Drafted, reviewed and negotiated contracts (equipment supply, services, purchasing, etc.). • Developed from scratch and implemented new types of contracts; • Maintained company’s statut... Read more


Private Law (Master of Laws (LL.M.))

Babes-Bolyai University

January 2004 – January 2005

Law (Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.))

Babes-Bolyai University

January 1994 – January 1999