Cornelia Tabîrță

Cornelia Tabîrță

Managing Associate

(40-21) 204 88 90

Cornelia Tăbîrță has extensive experience in coordinating and handling commercial arbitration cases, notably in the areas of infrastructure, oil & gas, energy and real estate, as well as in arbitration-related litigation matters.

She has served as counsel in arbitrations conducted under major institutional rules, as well as in ad hoc arbitrations, such as those under the UNCITRAL Rules.

She regularly writes on contract law and arbitration matters.  
Cornelia has also been part of the team of experts tasked by the Romanian Superior Council of Magistracy to redefine the Romanian legal framework applicable to alternative dispute resolution mechanisms, her main focus of work in such capacity being arbitration.

She is fluent in English and has a good command of Russian.

Relevant Matters:

  • Representation of three leading international construction companies in two ICC arbitration proceedings, with claims in excess of EUR 40,000,000, under two FIDIC contracts (Red Book).
  • Representation of a major Swiss energy trader in an ad-hoc arbitration held in Geneva, under UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules, with claims in excess of EUR 40,000,000.
  • Representation of one of the largest electrical engineering companies in Europe in three successful ICC arbitrations under two works contracts concluded under FIDIC RED Book forms of contract. Clients’ claims were over EUR 13,000,000.
  • Representation of the largest independent oil and gas producers in Romania in a successful ICC arbitration regarding the client’s rights and obligations resulting from the relinquishment of a petroleum concession agreement in Romania.
  • Representation of an international construction group in a successful ICC arbitration deriving from a major Romanian project in transport infrastructure, with claims in excess of EUR 6,000,000.
  • Representation of a major Romanian digital services company in two successful CICA arbitration proceedings concerning a dispute deriving from a supply contract involving EU financing. Client’s claims exceeded EUR 8,000,000.