Mrs Monica Strimbei > Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners > Bucharest, Romania > Lawyer Profile

Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners

Work Department

Dispute Resolution, International Arbitration, Capital Markets Litigation, Contentious-Administrative, Public Procurement




With legal experience of over 15 years, Monica is specialized in civil litigation and administrative-contentious disputes across a variety of business sectors, including capital markets litigation, public procurement, energy & natural resources, partnerships and corporate governance.  Monica’s practice focuses on advising clients on capital markets litigation, being acclaimed for her great knowledge of national and European legal framework, significant background of commercial law and mergers & acquisitions, as well as her high-quality work in the area of financial and banking services.

Monica coordinates complex disputes between issuers and shareholders, investors and authorities, as well as litigation matters concerning listings, delistings, public offerings. Monica assists also with a variety of public procurement disputes, being particularly well known for her impressive legal judgement and high standard of efficiency. During the last years, she has been also involved in international arbitration mandates referring to complex commercial, public international and private international law matters.

Monica is a graduate of the Faculty of Law (2004), University of Bucharest, and holds a master’s degree in international law. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London, and has been awarded the International Commercial Arbitration diploma by this Institute.

Bucharest Bar, 2005


Romanian, English


  • National Association of Romanian Bars
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London


  • BA in Law, Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest | 2004
  • MA in International Law, Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest | 2006
  • International Commercial Arbitration Diploma, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London | 2018

Lawyer Rankings

Romania > PPP and procurement

Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners has ‘vast expertise‘ in the projects and public procurement sphere, with the ability to ‘outsmart their competition on the market by bringing a multidisciplinary vision in each case they handle‘. The firm is particularly well regarded for contentious work, due to its deep bench of noted litigators, including Monica Strimbei, ‘an excellent lawyer with remarkable knowledge and intuition in the area of PPP‘. This is coupled with strong credentials on the non-contentious side, where the firm assists private and public sector clients with the tender process and all related issues; on this front, Elena Iacob is ‘an outstanding source of advice on any type and angle of public procurement related matters‘.

Romania > Dispute resolution

(Next Generation Partners)

Monica StrimbeiZamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners

The disputes team at Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners is ‘simply among the best both at national and international level and both in terms of results and in terms of lawyer-client approach‘. In addition to its comprehensive civil and administrative domestic litigation work, the firm particularly highly recommended for international arbitration; exemplifying this dual approach, managing partner Cosmin Vasile is ‘the Romanian star of international arbitration, but also a very strong litigator‘. Stan Tirnoveanu provides ‘excellent knowledge and experience‘, while Cosmin Cojocaru and Alina Tugearu ‘have excellent attention to detail married with an ability to understand the bigger picture‘. Other well regarded team members include Calin-Andrei Zamfirescu, Monica Strimbei and associate Violeta Saranciuc, who is singled out for her ‘excellent case management and advocacy skills‘.