Dr Florentin Tuca > 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 International Arbitration; PPP, PFI and Concessions; Corporate and Commercial; Mergers and Acquisitions.

Position

Dr Florentin Tuca is Managing Partner at Tuca Zbârcea & Asociatii. He has gained a wide reputation in handling complex domestic and international arbitration, particularly in relation to privatisation and cross-border disputes, having been involved in four international arbitration files brought against Romania to the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes – ICSID.
In addition, he has a wealth of experience in corporate law, banking law, as well as project finance, concessions and other forms of PPP projects, notably in the fields of infrastructure and energy. He has conducted, as co-ordinator, numerous privatisations, joint-ventures, mergers and acquisitions in various industries.
He is also highly skilled in drafting laws and regulations, being involved in the development and implementation of the legal framework relating to privatization, concessions, banking and other areas.
Florentin Tuca is a regular speaker and writer on topics related to corporate law, PPPs, concession and other legal matters. He is also a founding member and General Secretary of the French-Romanian Chamber of Commerce and holds a PhD degree in PPPs and Concessions. In 2012, he was named European Managing Partner of the Year by The Lawyer magazine.

Career

Managing Partner, Tuca Zbârcea & Asociatii (from 2005 to present), Partner/Managing Partner with Muşat & Asociaţii (from 1995 to 2005)

Languages

English, French.

Memberships

Bucharest Bar Association; International Bar Association; Court of International Commercial Arbitration (attached to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania); founder, member and former general secretary of the French-Romanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Education

University of Bucharest (LL.B., 1993); assistant professor to the Law School of Bucharest University (1996-99); PhD (magna cum laude) in private-public partnership in Romania (2007); Certified Expert in Public Procurement from the Romanian authority ANC (formerly CNFPA – the National Council for Adult Vocational Training).