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Luminiţa Popa reappointed as a member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration

Suciu Popa is pleased to announce that Luminiţa Popa, Managing Partner, has been reappointed as Member of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce. Her appointment by the ICC World Council was proposed by the President of the ICC Court.

The ICC International Court of Arbitration is the leading international arbitral institution for the resolution of commercial disputes and has been resolving international commercial and investment disputes since 1923, being the decision-making body in the ICC arbitration system.

Luminiţa Popa: “The ICC Court is of great importance to international business and stands out as the most preferred arbitral institution. I am very happy and feel privileged to have the opportunity to continue my work at the Court. I look forward to building upon the experience acquired during my first mandate and working with my fellow members and the President of the Court to ensure the quality and enforceability of ICC awards.”

The Court has a membership that currently totals over 195 individuals from 121 countries and the new configuration of the ICC Court for its 2021 – 2024 mandate makes it the most gender and geographically diverse composition in the history of the institution. The new President of the Court, Claudia Salomon, is the first woman to become President of the world’s preferred institution, marking a milestone in the ICC International Court of Arbitration’s almost 100-year history.

The reappointment is effective as of July 1st 2021 for the following 3 years. While serving in this role, Luminiţa will continue her practice in Suciu Popa, counseling clients in high-profile international arbitrations and also acting as arbitrator.

Suciu Popa is a top tier firm included among best law firms in international arbitration by GAR 100, as well as included in legal directories rankings in areas such as Litigation and Arbitration, Commercial/Mergers & Acquisitions, Banking, Finance and Capital Markets, Energy and Natural Resources, Restructuring and Insolvency.

Luminița Popa is largely recognized as one of the most experienced lawyers in international dispute resolution, acting as counsel and arbitrator in numerous proceedings. She is recognized as Global Leader by Who’s Who Legal – Arbitration, being also ranked for Dispute Resolution in Legal 500 EMEA, IFLR 1000 and Chambers Europe.

According to clients, she is “a hands-on leader with superb advocacy skills” (GAR 100) and “a real force in the profession”, impressing with her “outstanding understanding of commercial and technical matters” (Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration). “Luminita Popa proved an extraordinary combination of talent and dedication.” (Chambers Global) being praised as “the best in Romania for international arbitration” (Legal 500).

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