International Rankings & Awards in 2021

  • Legal 500 – 2021

Pavel Margarit and Associates one of the top law firms in Romania was ranked on the 2nd place in Romania in the Restructuring & Insolvency area and on 4th place on Real Estate and Construction in 2021, according to the rankings made by the most prestigious legal publication in the world, Legal 500, based in London, UK.

Tier 2 – Restructuring and Insolvency

  • PMA has represented us in court and we were impressed with their expertise in insolvency law, their in-court performance and involvement into creating a case strategy that really pursues the interest of the client.’
  • ‘They understand what it is needed in order to win, they plan for it and act accordingly.’
  • ‘Radu Pavel, the managing partner, is very savvy and has an impressive track record of successful restructuring and insolvency case files. Besides the legal knowledge, he can manage his team very well so as to deliver an all-encompassing assistance pertaining to matters across various practices.’

Source Legal500 2021, Restructuring and insolvency

Tier 4 – Real Estate and Construction

  • ‘PMA is a well reputed law firm with excellent knowledge of the industry and experience in assisting in all stages of a deal.’
  • ‘The law firm assisted us with acquisition projects and they were extremely efficient.’
  • ‘They know the industry sector and they have the experience and a very well-prepared team of lawyers that assisted us in all stages of the transaction.’

Source Legal500 2021, Real Estate and Construction

  • International Financial Law Review IFLR1000 – 2021

Pavel Margarit and Associates was ranked among the best firms in Romania in Banking and Finance practice area, in 2021.

International Financial Law Review IFLR1000 – 2020

For the fifth consecutive year, Pavel Margarit & Associates Romanian Law Firm has positioned itself in the top of the best law firms in Romania, according to IFLR1000 (International Financial Law Review), one of the most prestigious law firms guide around the world that ranks law firms with plenty of expertise in the Financial and Corporate areas of practice.

The law firm has been ranked in Tier 5 within the Banking and finance practice area.

At the same time, IFLR1000 recognized the results obtained by Pavel, Margarit and Associates Romanian Law Firm within the Restructuring and Insolvency and Real Estate and Construction, This is the fifth year in a row that the famous publication recognizes the results obtained by the lawyers from Pavel, Margarit & Associates Romanian Law Firm.

IFLR 1000 ranked Radu Pavel, the Managing Partner of Pavel Margarit & Associates Romanian Law Firm, as highly regarded lawyer for his expertise in Real estate, Restructuring and insolvency and Banking practice area.

Source IFLR 1000

Rankings & Awards in 2020

  • Legal 500 – 2020

Pavel Margarit and Associates was ranked on the 2nd place in Romania in the Restructuring & Insolvency area and on 4th place on Real Estate and Construction in 2020, according to the rankings made by the most prestigious legal publication in the world, Legal 500, based in London, UK.

Tier 2 – Restructuring and Insolvency

  • ‘Excellent and quick service. Close and constructive involvement of senior partner. Good command of legal principles. Good value for money.’

  • ‘Pavel, Margarit & Associates is our law firm for 10 years now and they are very hardworking, timely and diligent insolvency lawyers. We are grateful because thanks to Mr. Pavel and his team of lawyers’ dedication we succeeded in restructuring our business after opening the insolvency proceedings.’

  • ‘Radu Pavel, the managing partner is an outstanding insolvency lawyer with a very entrepreneurial approach, being also an insolvency practitioner. He is also very creative in bankruptcy mandates.’

Source Legal500 2020, Restructuring and insolvency

Tier 4 – Real Estate and Construction

  • ‘Pavel, Margarit & Associates is a reputed law firm in the real estate area. They are a very good team of lawyers and I would highly recommend them.’

  • ‘I was impressed by the abilities they possess when it comes to real estate matters, such as acquisitions, consultancy matters and refinancing.’

  • ‘Radu Pavel, the managing partner of the law firm, is highly experienced, very careful with details, and a very diligent and proactive lawyer.’

Source Legal500 2020, Real Estate and Construction

  • International Financial Law Review IFLR1000 – 2020

Pavel Margarit and Associates was ranked among the best firms in Romania in Banking and Finance practice area, in 2020.

International Financial Law Review IFLR1000 – 2020

Pavel Margarit and Associates was ranked among the best firms in Romania in Banking and Finance practice area, in 2020.

At the same time, IFLR1000 recognized the results obtained by Pavel, Margarit and Associates Romanian Law Firm within the Corporate practice area.

IFLR 1000 ranked Radu Pavel, the Managing Partner of Pavel, Margarit & Associates Romanian Law Firm, as Highly regarded lawyer for his expertise in Real estate, Restructuring and insolvency and Banking practice area.

  • “Pavel Margarit & Associates specializes in the minerals sector advising foreign mining and development companies on both corporate transactions and project work. The research period saw the firm act on acquisitions, financings, and restructurings for international mining groups. It also provided regulatory advice concerning mining explorations and operations in Romania. Elsewhere, work in real estate and financial sectors also kept the firm busy”.

Source IFLR 1000

Rankings & Awards in 2019

  • Legal 500 – 2019

Pavel Margarit and Associates was ranked on the 2nd place in Romania in the Restructuring & Insolvency area and on 4th place on Real Estate and Construction in 2019, according to the rankings made by the most prestigious legal publication in the world, Legal 500, based in London, UK.

Tier 2 – Restructuring and Insolvency

  • “Pavel, Margarit and Associates is one of the most experienced law firms in the field of restructuring and insolvency.

  • Managing partner Radu-Cătălin Pavel, is experienced and always available to customers, understands all their needs.

  • The lawyers at Pavel, Margarit and Associates advise companies in the pre-insolvency phase and in the insolvency or restructuring procedure. At the same time, they advise companies in critical phases regarding the continuation of the activity”.

Source Legal500 2019, Restructuring and insolvency

Tier 4 – Real Estate and Construction

  • “Pavel, Margarit & Associates Romanian Law Firm`s team features exceptional lawyers, who are very knowledgeable and provide helpful recommendations.

  • Client-friendly practice head Radu-Catalin Pavel is a very practical business lawyer and regularly engaged in complex real estate transactions.

  • Other areas of expertise include real estate financing and construction projects”.

Source Legal500 2019, Real Estate and Construction

  • International Financial Law Review IFLR1000 – 2019

Pavel, Margarit & Associates Romanian Law Firm was ranked on top places in ​​Banking and Finance and Corporate practice area, in 2019.

International Financial Law Review IFLR1000 – 2020

IFLR 1000 ranked Radu Pavel, Managing Partner of Pavel, Margarit & Associates Romanian Law Firm, as one of the most valuable and experienced lawyers in Romania in Banking and in Restructuring and Insolvency practice areas, in cases related to Real estate industry.

  • “Pavel Margarit & Associates specializes in the minerals sector advising foreign mining and development companies on both corporate transactions and project work. The research period saw the firm act on acquisitions, financings and restructurings for international mining groups. It also provided regulatory advice concerning mining explorations and operations in Romania. Elsewhere, work in real estate and financial sectors also kept the firm busy”.

Source IFLR 1000

  • Global Law Experts – 2019

Pavel, Margarit and Associates is among the few Romanian law firms recommended by Global Law Experts in UK, London for the Dispute Resolution area of practice.

Gloval Law Experts Recommended Firm
Global Law Experts Recommended Attorney

Attorney at law, Radu Catalin Pavel, Managing Partner of the Law Firm is recommended for Romania on Dispute Resolution.

Rankings & Awards in 2018

  • Legal 500 – 2018

Pavel Margarit and Associates was ranked on the 2nd place in Romania in the Restructuring & Insolvency area and on 4th place on Real Estate and Construction in 2018, according to the rankings made by the most prestigious legal publication in the world, Legal 500, based in London, UK.

Tier 2 – Restructuring and Insolvency

  • Pavel, Margarit & Associates Romanian Law Firm has ‘a strong technical legal background and excellent judgement’. The firm provides ‘ingenious solutions’ to industrial-related insolvency mandates.

  • Radu Pavel has ‘a winning attitude’.

Source Legal500 2018, Restructuring and insolvency

Tier 4 – Real Estate and Construction

  • Pavel, Margarit & Associates Romanian Law Firm’s team is ‘professional and responsive’ with ‘a depth of experience’ across a range of real estate matters. Radu-Catalin Pavel provides ‘excellent strategic advice’.

  • Pavel, Margarit & Associates Romanian Law Firm’s team is ‘professional and responsive’ with ‘a depth of experience’ across a range of real estate matters.

Tier 5 – Commercial, Corporate and M&A

  • Pavel, Margarit & Associates Romanian Law Firmknows all the legal details’. The team handles transactional, merger and shareholder matters. Radu-Catalin Pavel provides ‘innovative solutions’.

Source Legal500 2019, Real Estate and Construction

  • International Financial Law Review IFLR1000 – 2018

Pavel, Margarit & Associates Romanian Law Firm was ranked in ​​the Banking and Finance, Corporate and M&A and Restructuring and Insolvency practice areas, in 2018.

International Financial Law Review IFLR1000 – 2020
  • “In the M&A space the firm acted on a number of matters in the mining sector including acquisitions and disposals. In the Banking space the firm has acted on corporate finance and restructurings. The firm also acted on a number of insolvency cases in the construction and manufacturing industries.”

Source IFLR 1000

  • Global Law Experts – 2018

Pavel, Margarit and Associates is among the few Romanian law firms recommended by Global Law Experts in UK, London for the Dispute Resolution area of practice.

Gloval Law Experts Recommended Firm
Global Law Experts Recommended Attorney

Attorney at law, Radu Catalin Pavel, Managing Partner of the Law Firm is recommended for Romania on Dispute Resolution.

  • Legal Magazin 2018

Pavel, Margarit and Associates Romanian Law Firm is one of the best law firms in Romania in Insolvency and Restructuring practice area and Intellectual Property practice area, according to Legal Magazin 2018th edition.

Legal Magazin

Pavel, Margarit and Associates received in 2018 the Award for Excellence in Restructuring and Insolvency from Legal Magazin review and has been designated one of the most important Romanian law firms in the field of Insolvency and Restructuring. This award is usually conferred to Romanian law firms that have achieved the best results in this practice area in previous years.

Also, in 2018, Pavel, Margarit and Associates Romanian Law Firm received the Award for Excellence in Trade Marks protection, within the Intellectual Property Gala, organized by Legal Magazin review. This distinction is offered to law firms that have recently achieved outstanding results in Intellectual property practice area.

Rankings & Awards in 2017

  • Legal 500 – 2017

Pavel Margarit and Associates was ranked on the 2nd place in Romania in the Restructuring & Insolvency area, on 4th place on Real Estate and Construction and on 5th on Commercial, Corporate and M&A, in 2017, according to the rankings made by the most prestigious legal publication in the world, Legal 500, based in London, UK.

Tier 2 – Restructuring and Insolvency

  • Pavel, Margarit & Associates team is “united, smart and supportive”.

  • It has a particular strength in industrial related insolvency work, often advising insolvent companies.

  • Radu-Catalin Pavel advised an iron and steel producer on its successful rehabilitation.

Source Legal500 2017, Restructuring and insolvency

Tier 4 – Real Estate and Construction

  • “Pavel, Margarit & Associates is very knowledge able in real estate and construction.”

  • The Attorney at Law Radu-Catalin Pavel, „who has extensive experience, advised a developer on a 90-property residential development near Henri Coanda International Airport”.

Source Legal500 2017, Real Estate and Construction

Tier 5 – Commercial, Corporate and M&A

  • Pavel, Margarit & Associates is “at the top of its game, applying brilliant ideas when needed”.

  • Radu-Pavel Catalin, who “is client-orientated and an excellent legal advisor”, assisted an international investor with a EUR 5MIL purchase of a cold storage facility.

Source Legal500 2017, Corporate, Commercial and M&A

  • International Financial Law Review IFLR1000 – 2017

Pavel Margarit and Associates was ranked among the best firms in Romania in Banking and Finance and Restructuring and Insolvency practice ares, in 2017.

International Financial Law Review IFLR1000 – 2020

The guide to the world’s leading financial and corporate law firms, International Financial Law Review, has ranked Attorney at Law, PHDc, Managing Partner of Pavel, Margarit & Associates, Mr. Radu Catalin Pavel as a rising star in Romania in Restructuring and Insolvency and Banking Practice Areas in the Financial and Corporate 2017 Guide.

Also, Attorney at Law Radu Catalin Pavel was ranked as Rising Star in the Real Estate Industry Sector in Financial and Corporate 2017 Guide, IFLR 1000.

  • “Pavel Margarit & Associates is best known for its Restructuring practice and has been involved in insolvencies and restructurings in the industrials, construction and natural resources sectors during the research period.”

Source IFLR 1000

  • “Radu Pavel is one of the most valuable lawyers in Romania in Banking and in Restructuring and Insolvency practice areas.”

Source IFLR 1000

  • “In the banking and finance area (…) it can be said that the firm has been active on new lending and restructuring matters advising borrowers in the iron and steel and real estate sectors.”

Source IFLR 1000

  • Global Law Experts – 2017

Pavel, Margarit and Associates is among the few Romanian law firms recommended by Global Law Experts in UK, London for the Dispute Resolution area of practice.

Gloval Law Experts Recommended Firm
Global Law Experts Recommended Attorney

Attorney at law, Radu Catalin Pavel, Managing Partner of the Law Firm is recommended for Romania on Dispute Resolution.