Paun-Pop Sorana

Bucharest (Romania)

Expert in air and space law with a focus on issues related to European and air law, such as competition law, passenger rights, aircraft finance and leasing, airport charges, air navigation services, dispute resolution and environment, LL.M.

Education: 

She is a PhD candidate and she holds an LL.M from the McGill Institute of Air and Space Law (Montreal, Canada) and a law degree from Nicolae Titulescu University (Bucharest, Romania).

teaching activity: 

From 2006 to present - Assistant Lecturer, PhD Candidate, teaches Public International Law, Air Law and International Organizations Law at Nicolae Titulescu University (Bucharest, Romania).

OTHER ACTIVITIES: 

From October 2006 to December 2009 – Associate Lawyer at A.C. Pop Law Office.

From January 2009 to December 2010 – Alternate representative in Romanian Delegation at International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

From May 2011 to June 2013 – Expert Reviewer in the Romanian Civil Aeronautical Authority (Romanian CAA).

From July 2013 to present – Aeronautical Inspector, specialized in Air and Space Law, within the Romanian Civil Aeronautical Authority (Romanian CAA). Her area of expertise is air navigation services. She deals mainly with matters related to the activities of the Romanian CAA as NSA (National Supervisory Authority) for safety, participating in various working groups to develop policies in the areas of NSA cooperation. One of her main focuses is the DANUBE Functional Airspace Block. She is also in charge of developing regulations for air navigation services.

Member of European Air Law Association (EALA).

Member on European Air Law Association (EALA) Committee of Management.

Sorana Pop is founding member of Team Aviation Solution, a non-profit association which provides a forum for those interested in the development and dissemination of air law in a society aimed at globalization. This is achieved through conferences and seminars organized on a regular basis.

She has attended the 36th and 37th Session of the ICAO Assembly, in her capacity as legal adviser of the Romanian Delegation.

She was a member of the legal team of Romania that participated in ICAÓ’s Montreal Diplomatic Conference – The Modernization of the Rome Convention of 1952 and ICAO’s Beijing Diplomatic Conference - Aviation Security Instruments.

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