Ms Cătălina Dicu > STOICA & Asociatii – Attorneys at Law > Bucharest, Romania > Lawyer Profile

STOICA & Asociatii – Attorneys at Law

Work Department

Civil Law | Intellectual Property | Corporate Law | Banking, Insurance, Capital Markets & Financing | Domestic & International Arbitration Enforcement proceedings | Administrative, Tax Law & Constitutional Contentious Matters | Competition Law & State Aid | Energy & Natural Resources | Automotive Industry | Urbanism, Infrastructure, Civil and Industrial Constructions


Senior Partner.


Cătălina Dicu has a strong experience as a pleading lawyer, assisting and representing Romanian and foreign clients in intricate civil law cases, before the courts and the internal and international arbitral courts.

Her expertise covers the assistance and representation of the banking institutions in real estate litigations and in cases in connection with enforcement of credit titles, usage of payment instruments and of companies in dispute resolution cases with regard to their set up, functioning and winding up (registration, merger, reorganisation, liquidation, dissolution, and shareholder’s exclusion). She is active in labour law and intellectual law litigations (trademarks, know-how, intellectual property and other related rights) and in litigations pertaining to privileged and confidential information. Moreover, she assisted and represented clients in privatisation cases, in real estate litigations and other property related cases, in fiscal and family law litigations or in litigations in connection with public property and the legal regime of the assets of the public property.

Cătălina Dicu was active in the negotiation and drafting of banking contracts, in the performance of due diligence in projects regarding the privatization of state-owned companies and assisted financial-banking institutions in retail credit activities.




  • Member of Bucharest Bar since 1994;
  • Recommended lawyer – Dispute resolution – Romania, Band 5 (Chambers Europe).


  • Faculty of Law, Bucharest University, 1994;
  • Master studies in Business Law, Faculty of Law, Bucharest University, 1995;
  • Training, International Institute for Human Rights, Strasbourg, France, 1995.

Lawyer Rankings

Romania > Dispute resolution

Dispute resolution is a key focus for STOICA & Asociatii – Attorneys at Law, with practitioners described by one client as ‘real professionals in the science of the law‘. The multifaceted practice has an excellent reputation for high-value civil and administrative disputes and high-profile international arbitrations and investment treaty claims. Clients can also rely on the firm’s infrastructure to handle heavy portfolios of volume litigation. Partners such as Dragoș Bogdan and Cătălina Dicu, and associate Mihai Stănescu, have ‘a deep knowledge of the relevant law, doctrine and jurisprudence‘. Founding partner Valeriu Stoica is ‘one of the most talented, skilled, efficient lawyers in Romania’. Clients also praise Andreea Micu‘s ability ‘to propose the best solutions‘. Cristiana Stoica rounds out the roster of recommended names.

Romania > Real estate and construction

(Firms to watch)

Under the guidance of Cătălina Dicu, the offering at STOICA & Asociatii – Attorneys at Law is developing a growing reputation for its litigation expertise, where it handles a raft of construction, administrative and real estate-related claims.

Romania > Restructuring and insolvency

STOICA & Asociatii – Attorneys at Law fields an experienced team of insolvency lawyers who ‘give excellent legal advice in a short time‘. The firm has the capacity to handle large-scale debt recovery programmes for major creditors, which puts it among the top choices for several of Romania’s largest banks, including Banca Comerciala Romana and BRD – Groupe Societe Generale. A stellar reputation for litigation also ensures a regular flow of instructions on high-value insolvency proceedings. Cătălina Dicu leads the team, which also includes ‘brilliantDragoș Bogdan and founding partner Valeriu Stoica.