Mr Dan Cristea > Tuca Zbârcea & Asociatii > Bucharest, Romania > Lawyer Profile

Tuca Zbârcea & Asociatii
4-8 SOSEAUA NICOLAE TITULESCU
AMERICA HOUSE, WEST WING, 8F, SECTOR 1
011141 BUCHAREST
Romania

Work Department

Litigation and Arbitration

Position

Dan Cristea is a Partner in the litigation and arbitration practice group at Tuca Zbârcea & Asociatii.

He concentrates his practice as a pleading lawyer on commercial and contentious-administrative subjects, whilst also enjoying a wealth of experience in public procurement matters.

In the commercial area, his focus includes both corporate disputes (annulment of GMS decisions, company withdrawals, shareholder litigation) as well as contractual disagreements. In administrative matters, he has been involved in a large number of trials regarding acts issued by public authorities in such areas as tax, energy, urban planning or environmental law.

In public procurement, Dan Cristea has spoken in dozens of high-value trials regarding award of tender contracts exceeding tens of millions of Euros and has struck down provisions of the national Public Procurement law in front of the Constitutional Court.

He is also passionate about his sporting law practice, which has received the Romanian Society for Legal Sciences distinction regarding remarkable contributions in Sports Law (2018).

Dan Cristea is a past World Champion in debating (ESL, Dublin, 2009) and a Forbes Romania ’30 under 30′.

Career

Partner, Tuca Zbârcea & Asociatii (since January 2020); Managing Associate, Tuca Zbârcea & Asociatii (January 2014 – December 2019); Senior Associate, Tuca Zbârcea & Asociatii (January 2011 – December 2013); Associate, Tuca Zbârcea & Asociatii (October 2009 – December 2010); Associate with Nistorescu, Somlea & Asociatii, in association with Tuca Zbârcea & Asociatii (June 2008 – September 2009); Trainee lawyer with Bejenaru, Filip & Partners (December 2006 – October 2007).

Languages

English, German, Spanish

Memberships

Bucharest Bar Association

Education

Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca (LLB, 2007)

Lawyer Rankings

Romania > Restructuring and insolvency

Tuca Zbârcea & Asociatii has established itself as a top provider of debtor and creditor advice. The firm offers administrator services through its specialist insolvency offshoot, TZA Insolventa, in which lead partner Ciprian Dragomir is a certified insolvency practitioners in addition to their legal practice. Dragomir also handles the restructuring and consultancy side, demonstrating the firm’s ability to handle contentious and non-contentious issues for major banks and multinationals. Other key individuals include insolvency specialist Dorin Petcu, and disputes partners Ionut Serban, Ioana Hrisafi, Christina Vladescu, and recently promoted Dan Cristea.