Matei is a Senior Associate in our international arbitration group based in Dubai. Matei focuses his practice on investment treaty arbitrations as well as real-estate, engineering, construction and other major commercial disputes. He has acted as counsel in matters before ICSID, ICC, DIAC and the Court of International Commercial Arbitration of Bucharest. Matei also acts as arbitrator or as administrative secretary to arbitral tribunals in ICC and DIAC arbitration proceedings. Matei is a regular external lecturer in dispute resolution in the construction sector at the International Arbitration LLM at the Bucharest University.
Matei holds law degrees from both the University of Paris I Pantheon - Sorbonne where he graduated in 2006 and the University of Bucharest - Faculty of Law in 2007. He also has a Masters degree in International and European Law from the Institute du Droit de la Paix et du Development of the University of Nice in 2008.
He speaks English, French, and Romanian.