Sebastian is a trial lawyer specialising in white-collar crime and civil and administrative law. He has developed a unique grasp, resulting from his long-time passion and his formal training, on legal issues arising from urban planning regulations. In addition, he has gained significant experience in his law practice by assisting international and prominent local clients on various matters ranging from real estate and construction regulations to copyright issues regarding architectural works.
Prior to passing the Bucharest Bar exam, Sebastian worked as an architect and urban planner, and accumulated extensive expertise having been involved in 19 planning projects (detailed, zoning and masterplan – Romanian acronym: PUD, PUZ and PUG) and 12 architectural blueprints (PAC) in Bucharest and other places. In 2013, he was part of the winning team for the Bucharest Master Plan Competition.
Immediately prior to joining us, he worked at another leading law firm in Bucharest and also managed to continue with the other important parts of his professional life, in particular teaching and writing. Sebastian was a Teaching Associate both at Ion Mincu University of Architecture and Urbanism (UAUIM) and also with the National School of Political Science and Public Administration (SNSPA) in Bucharest. During these years, Sebastian had the privilege to work with some of the most prestigious publishing houses in Romania, and he has had several books and numerous articles published on matters ranging from urban planning theory to criminal procedure.
Romanian - English
2018 - present: Doctor of Juridical Science (J.S.D.) (in progress)
Doctoral School, Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest (UB), Bucharest
Doctoral advisor: Prof. PhD. Valeriu Stoica
2016: Bachelor of Laws (B.L.)
Faculty of Law, “Nicolae Titulescu” University, Bucharest
2012 - Doctor of Philosophy in Architecture (Ph.D. Arch.): Summa cum Laude
Doctoral School, „Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urbanism (UAUIM), Bucharest
Doctoral advisor: Prof. PhD. Augustin Ioan (architecture) and Prof. PhD. Mircea Dumitru (philosophy)
2007 – Bachelor or Urban Planning (B. Urb.)
Faculty of Urban Planning, „Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urbanism (UAUIM), Bucharest