Irina Popa

Irina Popa


Irina is a Corporate/M&A Associate at the Madrid office. 
She has experience in cross-border and national commercial and corporate transactions, advising domestic and international companies in corporate and M&A transactions of diverse nature, including renewable energy, TMT and software transactions, corporate restructuring, due diligence processes and other general corporate work.


Representative matters

Canadian Solar Netherlands Coöperatief on the EUR12.5M acquisition of an EPC business in Seville, Spain.

Thales S.A. on the EUR100M acquisition of a cybersecurity company in Spain.

Spear Investments on the merger with QEV Technologies and listing on Euronext Amsterdam, Spain.

A privately held investment company on the acquisition of Unilabs, the leading European provider of medical diagnostics services.

Pro bono

Assisting the charity A+Familia in their legal clinic.

Assisting ELIL on-site in Athens in their refugee asylum programme.

Mentoring university students in legal pro bono clinics.



Madrid, Spain, 2022


Double Bachelor Degree in Law and Political Science, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, 2020

Double Master Degree in Access to the Lawyer Profession and International Advocacy


English, Rumanian, Spanish
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.