Dr Cosmin Vasile is a managing partner of Zamfirescu Racoţi & Partners.
He serves as counsel in a wide range of significant national and international disputes, including arbitrations conducted under the rules of the ICC, LCIA, CAM, SCC, VIAC, UNCITRAL, ICSID and CICA. In the international arbitration arena, Mr Vasile concentrates his practice in the resolution of complex, high-exposure construction disputes, but also of other commercial contracts’ related disputes in areas such as energy and privatisation. Since 2011, he has been acting as arbitrator in complex arbitration cases held under the auspices of the Bucharest Court of International Commercial Arbitration.
In addition, Mr Vasile’s extensive litigation experience covers a variety of dispute resolution issues in the public procurement, administrative and fiscal, and debt collection sectors.
Mr Vasile is a member of the Court College to the Court of International Commercial Arbitration attached to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania. He serves as a lecturer at the Dimitrie Cantemir Faculty of Law, Bucharest, on the subject of civil procedure law.
As to his relevant academic credentials, he has been awarded the certificate of the International Academy for Arbitration Law (Paris, 2016); the certificate of the ICC Advanced Arbitration Academy for Central and Eastern Europe (2015); and a diploma in international arbitration from the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (2012), of which he is also a member. Other memberships include the Young International Arbitration Group, the Court of International Arbitration in London, the International Council for Commercial Arbitration and the International Arbitration Institute.
Mr Vasile has a PhD in law (thesis: “The Applicable Law in the Ad-Hoc Commercial Arbitration”) from the University of Bucharest, Faculty of Law (2011).
WWL says: Cosmin Vasile has "complete mastery of the law from a substantial standpoint as well as from a procedural one", and was repeatedly commended as a "strategy guru”.
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