Liliana Deaconescu is senior associate of Leaua Damcali Deaconu Păunescu – LDDP, the Bucharest office. Liliana is an experienced lawyer acting as counsel for both private and public entities in investment arbitration under the Rules of the International Center for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and in international commercial arbitration, under various institutional rules, especially the ICC Rules. She is particularly experienced in disputes relating to mining, environment, real estate, construction, urbanism and cultural heritage.
Liliana is also a seasoned contract negotiator, in various fields of law and in complex settlement agreements. Prior to joining LDDP, Liliana worked in a leading law firm of Central and South Eastern Europe, as part of the dispute resolution department acting as counsel in arbitration and litigation proceedings.
Liliana authored the Romanian chapter in Arbitration Law and practice in Central and Eastern Europe (2011; updated 2019).
She holds a Master of Laws degree in international arbitration from the Faculty of Law of the University of Bucharest, and a master’s degree in EU law from the National University of Political Studies and Public Administration in Bucharest. She has been a member of the Bucharest Bar Association since 2008.
Liliana’s native language is Romanian and she is fluent in English.