Rodica
Turtoi

LL.M.
Associate

rturtoi@peterandkim.com +41 58 317 70 70
Bar admission
New York, 2015
Nationalities
Romanian
Languages
English, French, Romanian
Location
Geneva

PROFESSIONAL
PRACTICE

Rodica Turtoi is specialized in international commercial and investment treaty arbitrations. She has experience acting as a counsel and administrative secretary to arbitral tribunals in proceedings conducted under the ICSID, ICC, SCC, SCAI and UNCITRAL Rules in both English and French. Prior to joining the firm, she trained in the international arbitration practices of leading international firms in Paris and London.
Rodica Turtoi graduated with a dual degree from Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and Bucharest Universities. She also obtained a Master 2 in International Trade Law from Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University and a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from Cornell Law School. Rodica is admitted to practice in New York State (2015) and passed the Paris Bar (2016).

Areas of
Expertise

  • Arbitration
  • Investments & BITs
  • Commercial Contracts
  • International Sales

Industry
Sector

  • Automotive & Heavy Industry Icon Automotive & Heavy Industry
  • Oil Icon Oil
  • Gas Icon Gas
  • Fashion & Luxury Goods Icon Fashion & Luxury Goods
  • Construction & Engineering Icon Construction & Engineering
  • Counsel in a multi-billion dollar ad-hoc arbitration dispute between a state-owned enterprise and a sovereign state, involving aspects of public international law
  • Counsel in an ICC arbitration for a major mining and metallurgy consortium with more than USD 500 million in dispute, under Swiss law
  • Acting as part of a counsel team in an investment treaty arbitration between a French investor and a European State relating to tax reforms (ICSID), which ended with a favorable decision for the client.
  • Acted as counsel in an ICC arbitration under French law in a dispute between an Eastern European automobile producer and a North African distributor, seat in Geneva
  • Assisted in a commercial arbitration between parties based in the Middle East related to the contractual review of the prices of gas (ICC Rules)
  • Secretary to the Arbitral Tribunal in an ICC arbitration, seated in Singapore, concerning a post-M&A dispute and allegations of fraud
  • Associate, Peter & Kim (previously Peter & Partners) (2016-present)
  • Jurist and Trainee, Hogan Lovells LLP, Paris (2015 – 2016)
  • Trainee, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, London (2014)
  • Research Assistant, Legal Information Institute – Cornell Law School, Ithaca, NY (2013 – 2014)
  • Trainee, Renault HQ, Paris (2013)
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.), Cornell Law School, Ithaca, NY (2013 – 2014)
  • Master 2 Professionnel, International Trade Law, Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University (2012 – 2013)
  • Double licence en droit & Master 1, Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and Bucharest Universities (2008 – 2012)
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Young International Arbitration Group
  • Swiss Arbitration Association below 40 (ASA)
  • Acceptance and Anxiety: Third-Party Funding in International Arbitration in Young Arbitration Review

    Edition 30, July 2018, co-author of the article (with Daniel Greineder)

  • Compensation for Expropriation, in The Investment Treaty Arbitration Review

    Edition 3, April 2018

    with Konstantin Christie and