Professor Lucian Mihai is an Of Counsel of RTPR. A former President of the Constitutional Court and chairman of the drafting committee of the new Romanian Civil Code, he specialises in the litigation, including arbitration, and intellectual property areas, having represented numerous high-profile foreign clients doing business in Romania.
Dr. Lucian Mihai has over 40 years of experience as professor at the University of Bucharest, Faculty of Law, where he holds classes on civil law and intellectual property law. He served as Head of the Private Law Department for two mandates. Professor Lucian Mihai is a former chairman of the Commission for drafting the New Civil Code and the Law for its Enactment, former President of the Romanian Constitutional Court (the highest legal position in Romania), former member of the Venice Commission (two mandates), as well as former Secretary General of the Chamber of Deputies.
Professor Lucian Mihai is listed as arbitrator of the Court of International Commercial Arbitration, attached to the Romanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry since 1993. He has taken part in numerous international cases as counsel, arbitrator or expert-witness. Professor Lucian Mihai acted also as ad-hoc judge of the European Court of Human Rights. Professor Lucian Mihai has been the “Honorary Legal Adviser” to the Ambassador of the United Kingdom in Bucharest since 1994.