Firm: Zamfirescu Racoti & Partners
Practice Area: International Arbitration
12 Plantelor Street, District 2,
Cosmin Vasile, PhD, has been a partner of Zamfirescu Racoti & Partners Attorneys at Law since 2007.
Cosmin acts as special counsel in commercial litigation and commercial disputes and has gained a strong reputation in handling complex international arbitrations, including proceedings governed by the rules of ICC and LCIA, as well as less formal procedures using the Uncitral arbitration rules. During the last six years, Cosmin has been acting as main counsel in more than 26 international arbitration proceedings, arbitration cases before ICC Paris, Vienna International Arbitration Center, the Milan, Stuttgart and Hamburg Courts of International Arbitration, ICSID, ad-hoc case under the UNCITRAL rules of arbitration, being one of the most experienced experts on the Romanian market. He has also represented clients in over 60 domestic arbitration cases before the Court of International Commercial Arbitration in Bucharest.
He has been awarded the Diploma in International Arbitration by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and is a fellow of this institute. Cosmin is an arbitrator of The Court of International Commercial Arbitration attached to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania.
Zamfirescu Racoţi & Partners Attorneys at Law (ZRP) is a leading law firm in Romania, assuring both business and litigation support and representation, with lawyers recognised for their scholarship, legal acumen and exceptional services to their clients.
Date of admission to the bar: 2001
Legal working experience: 13 years
Diploma in International Arbitration, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London (2012)
University of Bucharest, Faculty of Law, Ph. D. in Law with the thesis „The applicable Law in the ad-hoc Commercial Arbitration" (2011)
University of Bucharest, Faculty of Psychology and Pedagogy Studies (2003)
National School of Political and Administrative Studies (LL.M. in Public Law, 2002)
University of Bucharest, Faculty of Law (B.A. in Law, 2001)
Membership of Professional Associations:
Bucharest Bar (since 2001)
National Association of the Romanian Bars
International Bar Association
Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
International Council for Commercial Arbitration
Young International Arbitration Group, Court of International Arbitration, London