After having completed different internships in a variety of fields of law, Richard IONESCU-VRACA joined the firm as a trainee lawyer in July 2019. He obtained his Bachelor of Laws from the University of Fribourg and then his Master of Laws from the University of Lausanne. He also holds a lawyer specialization certificate from the University of Geneva. He will take the bar exam at the end of his internship.


  • Lawyer Specialization Certificate (ECAV), University of Geneva (2019)
  • Legal assistant at BAT-Law, Zurich (2018-2019)
  • Six-month internship in the Office of the Director of External Operations of the International Criminal Court (ICC), The Hague (2018)
  • Six-month internship with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), New York (2017-2018)
  • Master of Laws (Litigation and International), University of Lausanne (2017)
  • Summer internship with the NGO WaterLex, Geneva (2016)
  • Member of the Legal Council of the Association of Law Students (AEDL), University of Lausanne (2016)
  • University degree in Law, University of Fribourg (2015)
  • Summer internship at the law firm Meyerlustenberger Lachenal, Geneva (2013)
  • GLS Language School (German), Berlin (2012)


  • Civil, criminal and administrative judicial proceedings
  • Commercial law
  • Contract law
  • General criminal and economic law
  • Real estate and construction law
  • Lease law


  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Romanian