One Move Ahead

Cosmin Cojocaru



Bucharest Bar | 2004


English, Romanian

Practice Focus

Cosmin Cojocaru, FCIArb, partner of the dispute resolution and arbitration department of Zamfirescu Racoi Vasile & Partners, specializes in national and international commercial arbitration and court litigation.

Cosmin has extensive experience in energy and construction projects (including FIDIC based contracts). He has coordinated high-profile
mandates for leading companies in the areas of infrastructure, works contracts, utilities, energy, and natural resources, representing clients in over 50 arbitration cases under the auspices of ICC, CICA, VIAC, ICSID and PCA.

Cosmin is also specialized in commercial and civil law, administrative contentious and public procurement, advising clients in pre-court proceedings, court proceedings as well as in enforcement procedures. His solid experience includes civil and commercial disputes related to the sale-purchase of companies, real estate disputes, and privatization matters.

Cosmin Cojocaru regularly represents a wide array of corporate
clients in numerous areas of disputes prevention and related affairs.
Cosmin provides legal assistance and representation both in pre-litigation procedures, in front of the ordinary courts or arbitration courts.

Cosmin is presently enrolled in a doctoral program at the Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest, focusing on a specialized area of study: the “Integration of FIDIC Contract Types in Romanian Civil Law.”

Cosmin Cojocaru is a young talented litigator, easy to work with, very effective, very promising.

(Legal 500 EMEA | 2020)

Cosmin Cojocaru was relentless in pursuing our interest in the cases entrusted to him.

(Legal 500 EMEA | 2020)

Cosmin Cojocaru is singled out as ‘a well known and reputed litigator with huge experience‘.

(Legal 500 EMEA | 2022)

  • Arbitration
  • Litigation
  • Construction Disputes
  • Energy Disputes
  • Public Procurement
  • Administrative Contentious

Future Leaders in Arbitration, Partners
(Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration | 2023)
Next Generation Partner in Dispute Resolution
(Legal 500 EMEA | 2023)
Rising Star in Dispute Resolution
(Legal 500 EMEA | 2022)

  • BA in Law, Faculty of Law, Romanian – American University | 2001
  • LL.M in Business Law, Faculty of Law, “Titu Maiorescu” University | 2007
  • LL.M in Dispute Mediation, Faculty of Law, “Titu Maiorescu” University | 2008
  • Diploma in Arbitration, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators ǀ 2018
  • National Association of Romanian Bars
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb)
  • Romanian Association of Consulting Engineers (ARIC)

“General Aspects regarding the Prescription of the Right to Action in Work Contracts”
Business Construct | 2014
“Prevention and Management of the Disputes Arising from Works Contracts, from the Negotiation of the Contract to the Judicial Phase”
Business Construct | 2014
“Managing Works Contracts. Where the Monitoring Activity of the Works Contracts Stats and Where It Ends”
Business Construct | 2014
“Price in Work Contracts. Advantages and Disadvantages of Different Price Types That the Parties Can Agree Upon”
Business Construct | 2014
“How Efficient Are the Guarantees the Parties Benefit From in the Works Contract”
Business Construct | 2014
“Consequences of Early Termination of Works Contracts. Impossibility to Fulfil the Obligations”
Business Construct | 2014
“Management of Works Contracts”
Business Construct | 2013
“Managing the Problem of Additional Works in Works Contracts”
Business Construct | 2013
“Risk Assignment in Works Contracts”
Business Construct | 2013
“Conventions Regarding the Evidence. A Useful Tool in Works Contracts”
Business Construct | 2013

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