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Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners

Work Department

Dispute Resolution


Managing Associate


Violeta Saranciuc is specialized in international arbitration and litigation, as well as in competition disputes.

She has gained extensive experience in complex international arbitration disputes conducted in accordance with the rules of the major arbitral institutions across a wide range of industry sectors and variety of projects, such as construction and engineering, plant manufacturing, turn-key projects , FIDIC-based projects, large-scale privatization matters and other disputes in relation to share sales, real-estate sector etc. Violeta’s experience in international arbitration also includes representing and advising clients in ad-hoc proceedings and in investment arbitration.

In court, Violeta primarily pleads in arbitration-related proceedings, real estate and construction cases, competition litigations, disputes involving state aid issues and general administrative contentious.

Violeta holds a master’s degree in Business Law from the University of Bucharest. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb) and holds the Arbitration Practitioner (ArbP) diploma from the Swiss Arbitration Academy.

Bucharest Bar, 2011


English, German, Romanian, Russian


  • National Association of Romanian Bars
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb)


  • BA in Law, Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest | 2011
  • LL.M in Business Law, Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest | 2012
  • National Institute for the Training and Improvement of Lawyers | 2013
  • Cologne Academy on International Commercial Arbitration | 2015
  • Swiss Arbitration Academy | 2017-2018
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Diploma in Arbitration | 2017

Lawyer Rankings

Romania > Dispute resolution

(Rising stars)

Violeta Saranciuc – Zamfirescu 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‘.

Romania > EU and competition

Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners is ‘exceptionally well equipped to handle high-profile competition work because of an outstanding combination of industry and legal knowledge‘. Litigation is a core focus, with the firm regularly challenging Competition Council rulings before the courts. The team also guides companies and industry bodies through investigations, and advises on the implementation of risk management and compliance programmes. Elena Iacob‘s depth of experience and knowledge is standout, while Ioana Racoti understands the most intricate of technical details’. Clients also highlight ‘efficient and persuasive‘ associate Violeta Saranciuc.