Firm Profile > Cunescu, Balaciu & Asociatii > Bucharest , Romania

Cunescu, Balaciu & Asociatii

TMT: gambling law Tier 3

At Cunescu, Balaciu & Asociatii, practice head Dinu Petre handles the full range of gambling instructions. The team renders ongoing advice to Gameworld Romania and assisted the client with the establishment of new group company Gameworld Invest. Other notable clients include Westgate Romania and Cardinal Entertainment.

Dispute resolution Tier 4

Cunescu, Balaciu & Asociatii's team is ‘talented, enthusiastic and highly resourceful’ and noted for its ‘excellent legal expertise’. The group is assisting on a matter being heard before the United States District Court for the Central District of California, through which the plaintiffs are seeking compensation and claiming inheritance of an art film post production laboratory. Beatrice Onica Jarka counts among the ‘most talented and imaginative attorneys’ and heads the practice alongside Dinu Petre and Monica Badescu.

The firm

Cunescu, Balaciu&Asociatii  is one of the first law firms formally established in January 1996 as a full range services law firm.

Cunescu, Balaciu&Asociatii was founded by Constantin Cunescu, a brilliant practitioner in commercial law and international arbitration with more than 40 years experience and Alina Anca Balaciu, a visionary attorney at law with a market oriented sense of development.  Over the time to these days, the partnership have been consisting of Dr. Beatrice Onica Jarka (since 1997), Dinu Petre (since 1999) and Monica Bădescu (since 2002), who together, by their growing expertise in diverse fields of business law cover all the legal services needs of existing and potential clients.

Benefiting from the founders’ professional reputation and the growing expertise of its partners, the firm has become one of the leaders in dispute resolution,  tax, finance and commercial transactions.

Our clients’ portfolio includes over 200 large, mid sized and micro companies acting at national and international level, important investors, covering a variety of industries such as construction, leasing and non-banking operations, real estate development, finance, retailers, energy, advertising, transportation, it, e-commerce, agriculture etc.

Our lawyers are dedicated professionals, combining expertise, creativity and flexible thinking with proactive and practical approach in dealing with the most sophisticated business legal issues. Our lawyers have opened many times jurisprudence trends in court and arbitration practice, getting revolutionary solutions.

Having handled cases in many jurisdictions, the firm represents clients in the most complex arbitration and litigation proceedings in Romania and abroad. It regularly assists clients with enforcement proceedings against debtors and debt recovery.

The firm structure is mid size and this enables it to achieve greater flexibility in staffing and pricing for our clients.


Department Name Email Telephone
Commercial, corporate law and M&A, PPP& Public Procurement, Construction law & FIDIC, EU & Competition Law, IPL, Dispute resolution; Arbitration and Court Litigation), TMT Dr. Beatrice Onica Jarka
Tax law, Gambling law, Insolvency, Commercial, Corporate law and M&A, Dispute resolution; Arbitration and Court litigation Dinu Petre
Real estate,Construction law & FIDIC, Employment & Labour law, PPP & Public Procurement, Dispute resolution; Arbitration and Court litigation Monica Badescu
Photo Name Position Profile
Dr Onica Jarka Beatrice  photo Dr Onica Jarka Beatrice
Mr Petre Dinu  photo Mr Petre Dinu
Ms Badescu Monica  photo Ms Badescu Monica
Managing associate : 4
Senior associate : 3
Associate : 7
Junior : 1
Office manager assistant : 2
IT manager : 1
English (fluent)
Nexia International
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)