Managing Partner to JOY Legal & Business - Beatrice Onica Jarka & Asociații | Founder and Vice President of the Romanian Arbitral Institute | Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb) | Vice President of Bucharest Ilfov Arbitration Court
Beatrice is an attorney and arbitrator focused on art law, copyright, entertainment and commercial law. She has been a founding member of Romanian Arbitral Institute, and coordinator and lecturer of the arbitration law courses organized by Romanian Arbitral Institute since 2017. She has also been for 23 years a senior Faculty – Associate Professor of one of the Bucharest universities, teaching graduate and post courses on Alternative Dispute Resolution, European Business Law, International Public Law, and Humanitarian Law with a focus on Protection of Cultural Property. She is the author of different publications, books and articles in her areas of teaching and practice. Forthcoming publications include monthly articles on international and domestic arbitration for 2020, 12 numbers of Review Curierul Judiciar. Among these articles it is worth to mention the article published in 2020 in Curierul Judiciar with the title: Art arbitration and art disputes resolution by arbitration.
Beatrice is a frequent speaker in national and international conferences and has published extensively on issues related to art law, cultural property, intellectual property and business.
Beatrice’s law practice has included arbitration and mediation since 1997. She has served as Arbitrator and Mediator in a wide range of cultural property, intellectual property and commercial disputes at both the domestic and international level. She is a member of the Romanian Arbitral Institute, member of WIPO domain names international panelists, Forum arbitrators of International Panel, Czech Court of Arbitration, International Panel and member of the Bucharest Ilfov Court of Arbitration. She has participated as faculty and judge at law schools and students Association- sponsored events, and has conducted training at the Romanian Arbitral Institute. She was appointed to the original Arbitration and Mediation pools of CAfA in August 2019.
Beatrice's educational background includes: Romanian Academy (2006 J.D.); Catholic University of Leuven (LL.M.); Central European University (1995 Master of law) & New York State University (1995 LL.M); University of Bucharest Faculty of Law (1993 B.A) and 2019 Diploma in International Arbitration Law - Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.