Mrs Christina Vladescu > 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

Christina Vladescu is a Partner in the litigation and arbitration practice group at Tuca Zbârcea & Asociatii. As a former judge, she has built up a recognized business litigation practice by effectively combining a thorough understanding of the local judicial system with impressive advocacy skills gained as a trusted legal adviser and pleading lawyer. Such an in-depth knowledge has been pivotal in her achieving favourable results for the firm’s clients before Romanian courts at all levels, including the High Court of Cassation and Justice and the Constitutional Court of Romania.
Christina Vladescu has argued and briefed numerous complex civil and commercial cases, especially in matters concerning ownership and other real rights (restitution claims for nationalized properties and expropriation, disputes on real estate transactions), civil and commercial agreements, enforcement, various contractual and tort liability cases, corporate law litigation (shareholder disputes, withdrawals and buy-outs from the company, annulment of GMS resolutions) as well as unfair competition and insolvency matters.
Christina Vladescu also has a strong track record of success in handling disputes from a mixture of legal areas such as administrative-contentious (fiscal and customs matters, disputes involving public procurement and concessions), family and labour law. In addition, she has an important practice in managing arbitration cases.

Career

Partner, Tuca Zbârcea & Asociatii (from 2011 to present), Managing Associate, Tuca Zbârcea & Asociatii (from 2008 to 2011), Senior Associate, Tuca Zbârcea & Asociatii (from 2005 to 2008), Partner, Vladescu & Vladescu Law Firm (from 2000 to 2005), Associated legal adviser, Wood, Lupaşcu, Dumitrescu & Asociaţii (from 2002 to 2003), Lecturer at the Law Faculty of the Romanian – American University (from 2001 to 2003), Judge of Bucharest Court of Justice – 3rd Civil Section (from 1997 to 1999), Judge of 2nd District Court in Bucharest (from 1994 to 1997), Prosecutor of 1st Prosecutor’s Office in Bucharest (from 1993 to 1994).

Languages

English, French.

Memberships

Bucharest Bar Association.

Education

University of Bucharest (LL.B., 1993), National Institute of Magistracy (1994).

Lawyer Rankings

Romania > Dispute resolution

(Next Generation Partners)

Christina VladescuTuca Zbârcea & Asociatii

Tuca Zbârcea & Asociatii stands out for its impressive record in high value and complex civil and administrative litigation, as well as being also strong on the international arbitration front, having represented claimants in high profile ICSID claims against the Romanian state. Clients come from across the private and public sector, and benefit from the team’s deep bench of specialist lawyers, former prosecutors and judges. Key figures include Ioana Hrisafi, who heads the litigation and domestic arbitration practice group, and international arbitration head Levana Zigmund and Cornel PopaIonut Serban and Christina Vladescu are also building good names.

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.