Cristiana I. STOICA
Cristiana I. STOICA
Founding Partner

tel. (+4021) 402.09.30
fax (+4021) 402.09.31
istoica@stoica-asociatii.ro


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  • Professional and academic experience
    • 1980–1995: Independent lawyer, Bucharest Bar;
    • 1990: Council of Europe, European Commission of Human Rights – Strasbourg, France – professional training in human rights;
    • 1990: International Institute for Human Rights – Strasbourg, France – professional training in human rights;
    • 1992–2000: Associated Lecturer, Commercial law and international private law, International Faculty of Political and Administrative Sciences, Bucharest University;
    • 1994: International Academy of Private Law from The Hague, Netherlands – professional training in international private law;
    • 1995-present: Founding Partner, STOICA & Asociaţii;
    • 1998: Agency for International Capital Markets Development, SUA – professional training;
    • 2007: EBRD – professional training in international financing;
    • 2010 – present: Arbitrator (international and domestic commercial arbitration), The Court of International Commercial Arbitration attached to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania;
    • 2013 – present: Invited Professor at the LLM Program on International Arbitration, Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest;
    • 2014 – present: Vice-President, head of the International Arbitration Group, World Link for Law;
    • 2015 – 2018: President, International Wine Law Association (AIDV) – European Section;
    • 1st of July 2018: full member of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce Paris;
    • 2016 – present: Vicepresident of the Permanent Court of Arbitration of the Romanian-German Chamber of Industry (AHK Romania) and arbitrator of the same court.
  • Publications
    • Author of numerous articles, studies and professional papers, published in Romanian and abroad related to international private law, internal and international arbitration;
    • Co- author of the book „Arbitration in Romania: A Practitioner’s Guide”, 2016 edition, published by Kluwer Law International.
  • Foreign languages
    • English and French.
  • Education
    • Faculty of Law, Bucharest University, 1979;
    • PhD. (Law of International Trade), Bucharest University, Magna cum laude, 2000. Title: “International public offering of shares and bonds“, scientific coordinator Prof. Univ. Octavian Căpățînă, PhD.
  • Affiliations and recommendations
    • Member of Bucharest Bar since 1980;
    • Dispute resolution – Romania (Chambers Europe);
    • 2011: Member in the Board of Directors, World Link for Law;
    • 2013 – present: Invited Professor at the LLM Program on International Arbitration, Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest;
    • 2014 – present: Vice-President, head of the International Arbitration Group, World Link for Law;
    • 2015 – 2018: President, International Wine Law Association (AIDV) – European Section;
    • Member in the International Arbitration Commission, International Union of Lawyers (UIA);
    • 1st of July 2018: full member of the International Court of Arbitration of the ICC Paris;
    • 2016-present: Arbitrator at the Permanent Court of Arbitration of the Romanian-German Chamber of Industry (AHK Romania) and member in the Board of this court.

Relevant experience

Cristiana I. Stoica coordinates the consultancy activity of the law firm STOICA & Asociații.

Cristiana I. Stoica is a full member of International Court of Arbitration of the ICC Paris, since July 2018 until July 2021. She is an associate professor at the Law Faculty, University of Bucharest, at the LLM Program “International Arbitration” (since 2013), presiding conferences on comparative international arbitration and on institutional arbitration. She is also an Arbitrator at the Court of International Commercial Arbitration attached to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania (CCIR) and at the Permanent Court of Arbitration of the Romanian-German Chamber of Industry (AHK Romania). She is the international arbitration group coordinator of World Link for Law since 2013. She is a contributor to the publication “Arbitration in Romania” published by Kluwer International in 2015 (section “Institutional Arbitration in Romania”). She regularly participates as a speaker to conferences on international arbitration in Romania or abroad. Her past experience includes more than 20 years dedicated to arbitration, as attorney, representing international or domestic clients in front of arbitral institutions or as contributor to the issuance of expert opinions.

Cristiana I. Stoica rendered legal assistance to international banks, multinational companies or diplomatic missions in Romania, private clients or institutions of the central or local administration in numerous business projects. As pleading lawyer, she represented clients in civil and commercial cases.

Her experience includes as well legal assistance in corporate finance projects, in initiation of the first state bonds issuance on the international markets, in privatization projects in the banking, food, construction sectors, in mergers and acquisitions or in current corporate procedures, in negotiation international commercial contracts, as well as real estate, commercial, fiscal and labour litigations.


Chambers Europe, 2017 edition

Cristiana I Stoica has experience of real estate, commercial and employment litigation. She also assists with arbitration. Clients praise her “technical knowledge, commercial awareness and availability.

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