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Ion Dragne // Managing Partner


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Practice Areas

  • Litigation & Arbitration
  • Corporate & Commercial, M&A
  • Tax

Key Facts

  • Lecturer in Civil Procedure Law
  • PhD in Administrative Law
  • Member and Dean (2015-2023) of Bucharest Bar
  • Counsel of National Bar Association

Ion Dragne is widely regarded as one of most experienced and respected litigators in Romania. He is appreciated for his innovative solutions and relaxed approach. He assists clients in domestic and international arbitration proceedings, including in disputes under bilateral investment treaties.

He regularly advises multinational corporations on their investments in Romania, as well as banks and other financial institutions, public authorities, governmental agencies, state-owned companies and international organizations covering the full spectrum of litigation and  transactions.

Ion Dragne has been constantly recognized and recommended as a leading practitioner by Legal 500, Chambers Global and Chambers Europe.

He was the Dean of Bucharest Bar (2015 – 2023) and Lecturer in Civil Procedure Law at “Nicolae Titulescu” University Law School, Bucharest (since 2002). Ion Dragne holds a PhD in Administrative law (2001) and is a graduate of the University of Bucharest Law School (Valedictorian, 1992). He is a member of the Bucharest Bar (1995). He speaks English and French.

Ion Dragne is named in The Legal 500 Hall of Fame (The Legal 500 > Romania > Dispute Resolution). The Hall of Fame highlights individuals who have received constant praise from their clients for continued excellence.

Directories quotes:

  • Ion Dragne is described by one commentator as a “very experienced and very talented litigator.” Dragne is a leading light in the disputes market, regularly advising financial institutions, state-owned companies and international businesses on a range of litigation matters. Sources recognise his eminent status, with one describing him as “a leader in the field.” Chambers and Partners (2021)
  • Ion Dragne “is one of the most well-known litigators in the legal services market in Romania,” and “a good theoretician.” –   Chambers and Partners (2019)