All our best. All the time. No exceptions. No excuses.

Only by giving our best efforts in all that we endeavor can we hope to live a life without regret and maximize our potential. Whether in practice or action, complete effort is mark of a champion.

Raluca Curelea
Constantin Benclinov
Ruxandra-Simona Pascal
Raluca CURELEA
Partner
Raluca is a Managing Partner at B&A and has a wide experience in corporate and commercial law, real estate, civil law as well as in domestic and international arbitration and labor law
She also coordinated many joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions in various economic sectors.
In the same time Raluca has advised many international companies regarding their integration on the Romanian market, the reorganization or restructuring of their businesses.
During her career Raluca was in charge with litigation procedures in progress at Arbitration Court of the International Chamber of Commerce – Paris and she is an expert in international arbitral procedures under UNCITRAL, ICC Paris Rules. At the moment she offers her counseling for the Court of Arbitration attached to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry – Bucharest concerning privatization cases. Since 2003 she is also Arbitrator at Willem C. Vis International Arbitration Commercial Moot” – Vienna.
Raluca graduated at Bucharest University Law School – Bucharest on 1998. In 2001 she also graduated from the Romanian-French Business Law Institute organized by the University of Pantheon I Sorbonne – Paris in collaboration with the Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest. In the same she achieved a scholarship at the International Institute of Human Rights – Strasbourg on 2001 and a scholarship at the International Faculty of Comparative Law – Strasbourg on 2002.
Raluca is a member of the Bucharest Bar, of the French-Romanian Chamber of Commerce and of the International Bar Association (IBA). She speaks French, Enghlish and Spanish fluently.
Co-organizer of the Bucharest St. Patrick Parade and Fancy Ball from March 16 – 2014.
Constantin BENCLINOV
Partner
Constantin Benclinov is a coordinating partner at B&A and has a wide expertise in domestic and international arbitration, mergers & acquisitions as well as in project finance, concessions and other forms of PPP projects.
He has also coordinated numerous projects regarding domestic and international commercial law, notably in the fields covering commercial and competition contracts.
Furthermore, along his career, Constantin has represented many clients before the International Arbitration Court or in International Ad-Hoc Arbitration Cases in several files settled under Romanian or International Law (Unidroit Principle).
He is highly skilled in representing and advising international clients on issues concerning various economic sectors such as: financial, agriculture, green energy and real-estate.
Along the time, Constantin’s extensive experience has been used in many important mergers and PPP’s projects or in negotiating and concluding several international commercial contracts for international and domestic clients.
He is member of the Bucharest Bar.
Ruxandra Simona PASCAL
Partner
Ruxandra is working alongside B&A’s team of experts since 2010 and she has used her skills in a wide range of law sectors including litigation, arbitration, mediation and enforcement procedures, corporate, labor disputes, judicial reorganization and liquidation, contentious and administrative disputes.
At the moment Ruxandra is coordinating B&A’s Arbitration and Litigation Department and is handling notable and complex cases concerning domestic and international commercial cases.
Along her career Ruxandra has successfully dealt with civil, commercial and administrative cases, judicial reorganizations and liquidations, as well as with bankruptcy, insolvency and also unfair competition cases. She also counseled many of our clients on convoluted maters like forced executions or conciliation procedures.
Ruxandra is member of the Bucharest Bar.

The ability to focus your mind and silence the outside distractions is what differentiates the average from the great, the great from the exceptional.

Mariana Voinea
Mihai Jugaru
Ionut Costache
Mariana Voinea
Mariana has joined our team in 2009 and is specialized in commercial and labor matters. During her time with B&A she has coordinated numerous projects concerning the setting up of domestic or international companies as well as their territorial expansion through local branches.
Mariana also has a wide experience in mergers and acquisitions at both national and international level being fluent in French and English.
She is member of the Bucharest Bar.
Mihai Jugaru
Mihai Jugaru has joined the B&A team in April 2014. He is a graduate of the Faculty of Law of the University of IASI and he holds a Master degree in Business Law. Member of the Bucharest Bar since March 2013, he is an associate lawyer at B&A, whose expertise covers civil, employment, insolvency and intellectual property law fields.
Also, his activity is focused on real estate issues and he is also dealing with corporate and commercial matters.
Mihai Jugaru drafts legal opinions and legislative updates documentation and prepares specific documents, in order to provide to our clients legal advices.
Mihai Jugaru is fluent in English.

Every member of our team serves a purpose, without which we are weaker.
Every role must be appreciated, developed, and leveraged.

Maria Pencea
Ana-Maria Barbu
Octavian Marian

There is no shortcut to excellence. Practice and hard work are the forerunners to the rewards of success.
We learned to love perfect practice as much as the game.

Aliona Brinza
Ionela Cuciureanu
Patriciea Gherman

Our careful attention to what we know and how we exercise our knowledge serve as the foundation of all that we do and think – and ultimately achieve.

Sebastian Barac
Ion Turnea
Anca Angheloiu

Teamwork is the cornerstone of the Firm’s approach to professional development

Camelia Petre
Nicoleta State
Simona Rontescu
Nicoleta State
Nicoleta has joined B&A in 2008 as assistant manager and since 2010 is office manager in charge of Administration and HR matters.
She is specialized in Managerial Communication, Secretariat and Applied Information Technology, degree obtained from the Bucharest University. In the same time she holds a degree in Degree in HR Management and Communication from the National School of Political and Administrative Sciences.
At B& A Nicoleta coordinates the administrative team, organises and supervises all the organizational activities in order to ensure the proper functioning of the firm , including payroll and accounting matters.
She is also fulfilling HR and PR tasks and is fluent in English and French.
Simona Rontescu
Simona has joined the B&A team in January 2014. As a member of the administrative staff, she brings her contribution to the maintenance of a fluent and productive working environment. As a graduate of both the Bucharest University and the Romanian – American University, she possesses a degree in Political Science obtained from the Political Science Faculty, but also in Tourism, Services and Commerce Economy offered by the Internal and International Tourism Economy Faculty. She is currently a first year student in a Masters program concerning Communication and Public Relations, sustained by the National School of Political and Administrative Studies and is fluent in English and French, also possessing a medium level in Spanish.