Andreea Păcăleanu
Senior Managing Associate

With an impressive background in high profile litigation and business law consultancy, Andreea Pacaleanu is a Senior Managing Associate at PBC Attorneys at law, having joined the team in 2019.

With a particular focus on real estate and infrastructure projects, Andreea assisted and represented many market-leading clients in cases before local courts, arbitral tribunals or authorities in various areas and industries. She also gained experience in administrative law, commercial, competition, tax, public procurement, telecom and sports.

Frequently, Andreea assists and represents clients on a wide range of real estate matters. In this sector, she assisted and represented top tier clients regarding important office buildings, residential projects and high stakes properties in complex disputes on defending ownership rights, urban planning matters, expropriation proceedings and office rental issues. Highlights include:

-- Legal assistance and representation in relation to ownership of many important office buildings in Bucharest, one of Brasov’s tourist attractions, the administration of an emblematic tennis venue and the development of a residential project with a value exceeding EUR 50M;

-- Legal assistance and representation of different subsidiaries of one of the largest Romanian integrated business groups in numerous court proceedings, on different real estate matters regarding their portfolio including expropriation proceedings;

-- Legal assistance and representation in numeorous disputes for defending ownership and restitution proceedings in relation to the estate of one of the wealthiest noble families in Romania.

On a regular basis, Andreea provides legal consultancy and representation in court to international and national clients, in relation to major infrastructure projects such as highways, roads, railways or waste management. Highlights include:

-- Regularly providing legal assistance and representation to one of the most important global players in relation to many major projects in Romania involving tens of legal proceedings in front of courts of law, frequently exceeding nine figure amounts;

-- Legal assistance and representation of an important Romanian contractor in relation to two infrastructure projects in the west of the country;

-- Legal assistance and representation of a global company in the action to set aside two arbitral awards in relation to the construction of a railway in Romania.

Andreea also assisted top tier clients in the pre-litigation phases (preparation of memoranda and legal opinions in real estate and commercial law matters; participation in negotiations; drafting and reviewing commercial contracts).

Andreea’s academic background includes a Master’s Degree in International Arbitration. She is fluent in English.