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Partner of a Romanian law office focused on International Arbitration, Mergers and Acquisitions, Real Estate, Project Finance, having almost 22 years of experience in legal matters.
Advises on matters of international law, contract law, cross border jurisdiction. Assists clients in conciliation, mediation and arbitration proceedings in front of Romanian and international courts of arbitration and under various rules of arbitration (ICC, VIAC, UNCITRAL, ICSID and Court of International Commercial Arbitration – Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania – CICA CCIR).
Acting as international arbitrator under the ICC Rules, DIS Rules, CICA CCIR Rules. Arbitrator listed with the Court of Arbitration- Romanian-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Vienna International Arbitration Centre (VIAC), Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration (SCIA) and Georgian Dispute Resolution Centre (DRC) Arbitration expertise is doubled by a strong knowledge in other fields of law, such as M&A/Privatisation, Banking & Finance, Real Estate and Project Finance. Participated in numerous large-scale mergers and acquisitions projects in various industries from IT & Communications to Real Estate and Banking, assisting during the bid selection processes, negotiation of transaction instruments, completion and post-completion phases. Holds extensive experience in complex investment risk assessments providing pre-litigation and post litigation guidance as well.
Visiting Lecturer at the International Arbitration LL.M., Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest (since 2013 until the present). Previously teaching seminars on Civil Procedure Law (1998- 2000).
Editor in Chief- Romanian Arbitration Journal (Wolters Kluwer Romania).
Previously worked as Managing Associate and Co-Head of the International Arbitration Practice Group with major Romanian law firm, Popovici, Nițu Stoica & Asociații (2003-2014) and Senior Associate with Mușat & Asociații (1998-2003).
Fellow with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Graduated the ICC Advanced Arbitration Academy for Central and Eastern Europe, a unique two year basis advanced level training designed for professionals interested in pursuing a career as an international arbitrator held under auspices of the ICC Institute of World Business Law and ICC International Court of Arbitration.
PhD in Civil Procedure awarded by the University of Bucharest – Faculty of Law with the highest academic distinction summa cum laude (2008) on “The Civil Trial Judge between a Pro-active Role and Arbitrariness”.
Trained and registered mediator (2008).
Fluent in Romanian and English. Grade A CAE English Certificate, University of Cambridge.
Certified legal translator for English (2005). Good knowledge of French.
Member of the ICC Institute of World Business Law, ICCA, ICC YAF, LCIA European User’s Council, and Institute for Transnational Arbitration.
Published over 28 articles on civil procedure, international arbitration and commercial law. A list of publications and conferences is available upon request.