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Valerian Cioclei

Partner of Counsel

Admissions

Bucharest Bar | 1993

The High Court of Justice and Cassation

Languages

English, French, Romanian

Practice Focus

With a professional experience of over 27 years, Valerian Cioclei is a doctor professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest (Criminology and Criminal Law), national expert from Romania (nominated by the National Association of Romanian Bars) in the Draft of the European Bar Council (CCBE) to the Rights of the Charge, as well as a visiting Professor of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne University.

Valerian Cioclei was a member of the Drafting Commission of the New Criminal Code and trainer at the National Institute of Magistracy.

He has published over 20 books, 49 articles, as a single author or co-author, and has participated in more than 50 national or international conferences.

At the beginning of June 2017, Professor Cioclei became Of Counsel at ZRVP.

  • BA in Law, Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest | 1984
  • Summer classes, International Law Academy, Haga | 1992
  • Internship at the International Human Rights Center on “Drafting International Reports”, Geneva | 1992
  • Post-graduate courses; Diploma of in-depth studies ”Droit penal et sciences criminelles”; Faculty of Law, University of Montpelier I, France | 1990-1991
  • Internships at the Faculty of Law, University of Montpelier I, France | 1995 – 1999
  • Doctor in Law, with the mention “Tres honorable aves les felicitations du jury”, Faculty of Law, University of Montpelier I, France | 1999
  • Doctor in Law, Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest | 1999
  • Internship in the field of distance learning, Florida State University | 2005
  • National Association of Romanian Bars
  • Criminal Law. Special part I. Crimes Against the Person and Crimes Against Patrimony (new Code), Ed.CH. Beck | 2016
  • Criminal Law. Special part II. Thematic course (new Code), Ed. CH. Beck | 2016 (co-author)
  • Penal Code, Comments on Articles, Ed. CH. Beck | 2016 | 2014 (co-author)
  • Manual of Criminology, Ed. CH. Beck 2007 | 2011 | 2016, Ed. All Beck | 1999 | 2003 | 2005
  • Legal Opinions in Controversial Criminal Cases, Ed. CH. Beck | 2015
  • Criminal Law. Special part. Collection of grid tests for the year end exams, license and admittance in legal professions, Ed. CH. Beck | 2015 (co-author)
  • Criminal Law. Special part. Seminar booklet, Ed.CH. Beck
  • Politique(s) criminelle(s), Melanges en l’honneur de Christine Lazerges, Ed.Dalloz | 2014 ( co-author)
  • Criminal Law. Special Part. Crimes Against Patrimony, with reference to the New Criminal Code, Ed. CH Beck | 2013
  • Criminal Law. Special Part. Seminar Booklet. Ed. CH. Beck | 2008 (co-author)
  • Criminal Law. Special Part. Crimes Against the Person, with reference to the New Criminal Code, Ed. CH. Beck | 2009
  • Critique of Criminal Reason. Studies of Legal Criminology and Criminal Law, Ed. CH. Beck | 2009
  • Romanian Constitution. Comments on the Articles, Ed. CH. Beck | 2008 (co-author)
  • Criminal Law, Criminal Procedural Law. Grid tests for yearend exams and bachelor exam, Ed. Universul Juridic, Bucharest | 2002 – 2009, (co-author)
  • Criminal Law. Special Part. Crimes Against the Person, Ed. Universul Juridic, Bucharest | 2007
  • Course for Distance Learning. Ed. Univ. Titu Maiorescu | 2004
  • Scope in Criminal Behavior, Ed.All Beck | 1999
  • Etiological Criminology, Ed. Actami | 1996
  • Sexual Life and Criminal Policy, Ed. Holding Reporter | 1994
  • Again, about the changes in Penal Code through OUG nr. 18/2016 or “Mircea, act as a criminal lawmaker”, Note Magazine and Legal Studies | 2016
  • Criminal policy – “the guest of a plum or two”? Note Magazine and Legal Studies | 2016
  • La responsibilite penale du medecin – problemes issus de lápplication du nouveau Code penal roumain (co-author Andra Trandafir), in the work: Journees Turco – Roumaines, Travaux de l’Ássociation Henri Capitant | 2016
  • “Report between the money laundering offense (art. 29 alin.1 lit.c of the Law 656/2002) and the detention offense (art.270 alin.1 Penal Code)”, The Journal of Legal Sciences nr.2 | 2015
  • “Aspects of the prior complaint in the case of bankruptcy offenses”, Legal Courier nr.7 | 2015
  • “The premise of the fraudulent bankruptcy offense” in the work Creditors versus Debtors – Hexagon perspective, Ed. Universul Juridic, p. 181 | 2015
  • “Sutor, ne supra crepidam. Or about the ICCj risk of becoming a legislator sui generis”, Note Magazine and Legal Studies | 2015
  • “The right of the pacient in offering additional payments, after receiving medical care, can represent a justifiable cause? (a matter of law) Note Magazine and Legal Studies | 2015
  • “Remand in Corruption Cases – a possible Raft of the Medusa?” Journal of Eastern-European Criminal Law, nr. 1 | 2015
  • “Giraffe punishment”, Note Magazine and Legal Studies | 2015
  • The situation of the offending of trees without right and theft of trees in the national forestry area provided by the Forest Code (a matter of law)”, Note Magazine and Legal Studies | 2015
  • “Bodily injustice. Report between old and new Penal Code. Partial Disincrimination (matter of law)”, Note Magazine and Legal Studies | 2015
  • About the legal note of art. 308 Penal code and calculation of prescription term”, Note Magazin and Legal Studies | 2015
  • “The crimes of betrayal in the regulation of the new Criminal Code, in the volume of Roman criminal law and Hungarian criminal law. Actual problems”, Ed. Universul Juridic, p. 29-38 | 2015
  • “Les infractions contre les personnes dans le nouveau Code pénal roumain, les principaux changements par rapport à l’ancienne réglementation”, in the volume „Les confluences des droits, regards franco-roumains, sous la direction de Brigitte Vincent”, Editions Bruylant | 2015
  • „Offenses against bodily integrity or health in the New Criminal Code”, AUB the Right Supplement series | 2014
  • Theft offenses in the new Criminal Code – differences between the actual regulation, in the Volume in Honorem Claudiu Birsan, Ed. Hamangiu / Law Magazine, p. 804-809; 2013
  • „Crimes against patrimony in the new Criminal Code. The main changes to the current regulations”, CJ nr. 7 | 2013
  • ,,L’impact du droit pénal européen sur le nouveau code pénal roumain’’, ( co-author Andra Ilie), in the work: Approches franco – roumain face au défi européen, Actes du Colloque anniversaire du Collège Juridique franco – roumain d’études européens (coord. Simina Tanasescu), Ed. Institutul european | 2012
  • „Offenses against the person in the new Criminal code. Main changes to the current regulations”, Legal Courier nr. 11 | 2012
  • „The crime of murder qualified in the new Criminal code”, Legal Courier nr.3 | 2012
  • „The act of harming the fetus incriminated by the New Criminal Code”, Legal Courier nr.7-8 | 2011
  • „About Amendments to the Criminal Code by Law nr. 202/2010”, Legal Courier nr. 1 | 2011
  • „Aspects of the logic of punishment in the new draft Criminal Code”, Criminal Law notebooks nr. 2 | 2009
  • „Stolen prostitution in the criminal code”, article published as editorial in legalis.ro and posted next on www.juridice.ro | 2009
  • „Incest without a victim: crime or punishment?”, Legal Courier nr.3 | 2009
  • „Criminal justice trivialization (II)”, Legal Courier nr.11 | 2008
  • „Criminal justice trivialization (I)”, Legal Courier nr.10 | 2008
  • „L’œuvre de Vespasian Pella pour ses contemporains’’, The Romanian journal of international law” nr.6 | 2008
  • “About some imperfect symmetries created by amending the Criminal Code ( art. 176 letter f based on Article 176 letter g, and art. 239 based on Art. 250)”, Legal Courier nr.10 | 2006
  • „Appeal in the interest of the law. Meaning of the notion of sexual act of any kind. Acts of sexual perversion. Comment ( decision of ICCJ nr. II/2005)”, Legal Courier nr. 12 | 2005
  • „The crime of robbery – controversial issues regarding the unity or plurality of offenses”, Legal Courier nr.12 | 2005
  • „The distinction between offenses of theft, abuse of trust and deception, in cases of commented judicial practice “, Legal Courier nr. 3 | 2005
  • „Criminological Aspects of the New Dimensions of Islamist Terrorism”, AUB Law series nr. 1 | 2005
  • „Serial Killer. Criminological references”, AUB Law series nr.3 | 2004
  • „Rape against a member of the family. Acts of sexual perversions. Incest. Legal classification, Legal Courier nr.7/8 | 2004
  • „Tentative to the crime of murder. Harassment. The absence of a crime contest”, Legal Courier nr. 7/8 | 2004
  • „About an alleged criminal unit, in the case of related bribery and fake misconduct”, AUB Law series nr.2 | 2003
  • „Illegal Drug Use – Criminal and Criminal Issues”, AUB Law series nr.1 | 2003
  • „About the need to revoce Article 201 of the Penal Code – sexual perversion”, AUB Law series nr.1 | 2002
  • „Conceptual ambiguity in the field of organized crime”, Collections of materials, TEMPUS Project, The continuing training center for prosecutors and the Journal of Criminology, Forensics and Penology nr.1 | 2002
  • „On the Need for Balance in Criminal Justice,” A.U.B. the Law series” | 2001
  • „The notion of motive in the French and Romanian criminal doctrine”(4), „The notion of motive in Romanian criminal law “, Annals of the University of Bucharest Law series | 1999
  • „The notion of motive in the French and Romanian criminal doctrine”(1) , „The notion of motive in the human science”, Annals of the University of Bucharest Law series | 1996
  • „The notion of motive in the French and Romanian criminal doctrine”(3) , „The notion of motive in Romanian criminal law “, Annals of the University of Bucharest Law series | 1998
  • „The notion of motive in the French and Romanian criminal doctrine”(2) , „The notion of motive in criminology”, Annals of the University of Bucharest Law series | 1997
  • „On-the-spot investigation of work-related crimes”, the internal bulletin of the General Prosecutor’s Office | 1990
  • „The crimes foreseen in the forest code”, the internal bulletin of the General Prosecutor’s Office | 1987

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