One Move Ahead

Alina Tugearu



Bucharest Bar | 2005


English, French, Romanian

Practice Focus

Alina Tugearu, Partner and coordinator of the Intellectual Property Litigation practice, specializes in civil and commercial litigation, with a focus on international arbitration and administrative/contentious disputes.

She has solid experience in trying arbitration cases before national and international arbitral panels in arbitration proceedings held under the auspices of the ICC, LCIA, VIAC, the Court of International Commercial Arbitration (Bucharest) and under the UNCITRAL arbitration rules in ad hoc arbitration, in complex projects involving construction disputes, including matters regarding FIDIC contracts, post privatisation-related disputes and energy-related disputes.

Alina holds a Master of Laws (LLM) degree from Sorbonne University and is also a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in London.

Clients praise Alina Tugearu as a very good litigator.

(Chambers and Partners | 2019)

Alina Tugearu is an “impressive litigator with a hands-on approach, and care for the impact of the disputes on the client’s business,” the source adding that she is “very hard-working and astute in implementing the chosen strategy.”

(Chambers and Partners | 2018)

Clients state that she is an excellent litigator and a hard-working individual.

(Chambers and Partners | 2017)

She advises on a broad range of disputes, including construction, insurance and employment. She also assisted Philip Morris with two termination of employment disputes against former employees.

(Chambers and Partners | 2016)

Alina Tugearu is described by clients as a “well-prepared lawyer” with “very good advocacy skills”.

(Chambers and Partners ǀ 2020)

  • Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Intellectual Property
  • Contentious-Administrative
  • Labor Disputes
  • Construction & Infrastructure Disputes

Included in international rankings since 2016 :

  • Ranked in Dispute Resolution (Chambers and Partners)
  • BA in Law, Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest | 2004
  • Maîtrise en Droit, Collége Juridique Franco-Roumain d’Etudes Européenes de Bucharest, Université Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne | 2004
  • LL.M in Business Law, Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest | 2005
  • National Association of Romanian Bars
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London

Global Arbitration Review
Construction Arbitration, GAR Know How Series | 2020
Global Arbitration Review
Construction Arbitration | 2019
Chambers & Partners International Arbitration 2019
Practice Guide | 2019
Chambers & Partners International Arbitration 2018
Practice Guide | 2018
The ICGL Guide to Litigation & Dispute Resolution
2017 – 2018
The Legal 500:  IHL Arbitration Comparative Guide
2017 – 2018

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