With expertise in dispute resolution as well as real estate, commercial and competition, Andreea Pacaleanu is Senior Associate at PBC Attorneys at law, previously being part of an experienced litigation team from a top-tier business law firm.
Her background includes a master degree in international arbitration and a wide range of complex dispute resolution projects, representing major players in local and international court cases and arbitration proceedings.
Prior to joining PBC Attorneys at Law, she was involved in complex disputes and landmark transactions across various industries – real estate and constructions, telecommunications, energy, sports, pharma and transportation. Her most representative work included assisting a leading Romanian telecom provider in a very complex dispute, involving more than 10 proceedings with an aggregated value of more than 150 million Euros in relation to media and commercial disputes, including intellectual property.
In the real estate area, Andreea Pacaleanu assisted clients on a wide range of real estate and construction matters and represented important national and international real estate developers in court and arbitration proceedings regarding several office buildings and residential projects Romania – including defending ownership rights, expropriation disputes, construction works and office rental issues. Among her projects, she assisted one of the largest international company in numerous court cases in relation to the property rights on the land of their pharmaceutical production facilities, represented two subsidiaries of a global real estate company in court cases related to the recovery of compensation for land expropriation and defence of property rights over two important buildings in Romania, and assisted a major developer in an international arbitration case regarding the servitude rights over a plot of land. Moreover, she represented one of the most important Romanian real estate developers in two disputes against one of the most famous agents on the Romanian market in relation to the leasing of two office buildings located in Bucharest.
In the energy field, Andreea Pacaleanu was part of the team who assisted an international renewable energy company in several proceedings against tax authorities, and represented a national energy company in a 2 million Euros-case against a leading energy group with relation to the functioning of the centralized electricity market in Romania.
In the transportation field, Andreea represented one of the leading European railway companies in a dispute with an aggregate value of 2 million Euros against another important logistic operator regarding an international coal transportation.
In Corporate M&A sector, she was frequently involved in due diligence procedures related to litigation aspects and advised in the process of setting up various companies and non-profit organizations.