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Catalin Gabriel Stanescu

Catalin StanescuCatalin Gabriel Stanescu

Catalin Gabriel Stanescu (born on 9 September 1980) studied law at Al.I.Cuza University, Faculty of Law, in Iasi, Romania (1999–­2003). He obtained an M.A. in political studies in 2006 from the National School of Political and Administrative Studies, in Bucharest, Romania and an LL.M. in international business law in 2011 from Central European University, Budapest, Hungary. In 2015, he graduated Summa cum Laude from the doctoral programme of Central European University, with a thesis dedicated to self-help and private debt collection, recently published by Springer.

He has extensive practical experience in the field of private Romanian law. In 2004 he started working as a legal counsel for Ploiesti City Hall, passed the Bar exam in 2005 and opened his own practice in 2006. He also worked as in-house counsel for the Romanian subsidiaries of Österreichische Mineralölverwaltung (OMV-Petrom) and Gazprom (NIS Petrol SRL), specializing in upstream oil and gas consultancy. Currently he holds a partner position at SCPA Bordianu and Associates, where he is dealing with litigation, insolvency, debt-collection and renewable energy consultancy.

He has several publications, both in English and Romanian, dedicated to topics such as: self-help repossession, piercing the corporate veil, fraudulent transfers, oil and gas contracts and energy law, all analysed from a comparative perspective.

Catalin is proficient in English and has good knowledge of French and German.


Catalin Gabriel Stanescu (nascut la 9 septembrie 1980) a studiat dreptul la Facultatea de Drept din cadrul  Universitatii Al. I. Cuza din Iasi, Romania (1999-2003). A obtinut un M.A. in stiinte politice in anul 2006 de la Scoala Nationala de Studii Politice si Administrative, Bucuresti, Romania si un LL.M. in dreptul afacerilor internationale in anul 2011 de la Universitatea Europei Centrale, Budapesta, Ungaria. In anul 2015 a absolvit Summa cum Laude programul de doctorat al Universitatii Europei Centrale, cu o teza dedicata justitiei private si colectarii non-judiciare a creantelor, publicata recent de Springer.

Are o vasta experienta practica in dreptul privat roman. In 2004 si-a inceput activitatea ca jurist in cadrul Primariei Municipiului Ploiesti, a promovat examenul de Barou in 2005 si si-a deschis propriul cabinet in 2006. De asemenea a lucrat ca avocat intern pentru subsidiarele romanesti ale OMV (Petrom SA) si Gazprom (NIS Petrol SRL), specializandu-se in consultanta legata de explorarea si productia petrolului si gazelor. In prezent este partener in cadrul SCPA Bordianu si Asociatii, unde se ocupa de litigii, insolventa, colectarea de creante si consultanta in materia energiei regenerabile.

Are numeroase publicatii, atat in engleza cat si in romana, dedicate unor subiecte ca : reposesia pasnica a bunurilor mobile, strapungerea valului corporatist, anularea tranzactiilor frauduloase, contractele referitoare la petrol si gaze si dreptul energiei, toate analizate dintr-o perspectiva comparativa.

Catalin cunoaste limba engleza la nivel profesional si are cunostinte temeinice de franceza si germana.

Membru aderent ARDAE – Asociatia romana de drept si afaceri europene din 14.10.2015.

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