Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii is a leading full-service independent law firm operating in Romania, with offices in Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca, as well as a network of professional collaborations throughout the country. The firm is one of the largest in the local Romanian legal market, employing a cross-disciplinary, expert team of lawyers. Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii has set up foreign desks – the China Desk, Israel Desk, Iberian Desk and Moldovan Desk – to address the growing needs of foreign investors looking to enter the Romanian market. The firm’s client portfolio includes prominent international corporations, financial institutions, as well as ‘Fortune 500’.
Robert Rosu heads the firm's litigation and arbitration practice group. He is also responsible for the implementation of a business-oriented approach aimed at assessing the best course of action to be taken in dealing with litigation matters to the advantage of our clients. He has a wealth of experience in this field, having handled contentious matters in various areas of practice and has represented clients at all levels of the judicial system. Robert's practice covers a broad range of litigation matters in the following areas: commercial litigation, usually involving company law and shareholder disputes, administrative, competition, employment, intellectual property, taxation as well as enforcement procedures and criminal litigation.
Ionut Serban is a Partner in the litigation and arbitration practice group. He has appeared before Romanian courts at all levels, domestic and international courts of arbitration in complex civil law, corporate and commercial, contentious-administrative, labour and fiscal disputes, complex bankruptcy and reorganization proceedings, forced execution and debt recovery measures, as well criminal law cases and various arbitral proceedings. He has a strong track record in representing local and multinational companies, credit institutions, non-banking financial institutions, governmental institutions and bodies of the local and central public administration system, as well as renowned public figures.
Ioana Gelepu is a Partner in the litigation and arbitration practice group. She has successfully handled a large array of civil, commercial, administrative and labour litigation matters. As part of her vast experience, Ioana Gelepu has successfully represented the firm’s clients in complex cases, worth dozens and hundreds of millions of Euros, involving contractual or tort liabilities, corporate law or concerning documents issued within privatization procedures, in cases on the annulment of certain documents issued by administrative authorities (including those issued in public procurement procedures), fiscal-administrative or customs authorities, as well as in complex labour disputes having as object the annulment of decisions for disciplinary sanctions, payment of salary rights and the annulment of collective bargaining agreements concluded at company level. She speaks English fluently.