Dispute Resolution

With over 15 years of experience, our Dispute Resolution department is well-versed in handling complex commercial cases, being also specialized in high-value administrative and fiscal disputes and VAT refunds.

Our litigation team is custom-designed to address our clients specific needs efficiently, and for that purpose we have assembled the right blend of attorneys for each particular case.

We take great pride in the fact that we treat with high attention and evaluate every aspect of the matter we are presented with and assign the right combination of experience and expertise required to win the case and that is reflected in the way we conduct the investigation, the way we assess the details of each case, the way we document the case and collaborate with experts to ensure our success.

Our Services

International Recognition

Legal 500 2024

Tier 3 Restructuring and Insolvency

“The entire team from Pavel, Margarit si Asociatii is excellently well prepared, both from the point of view of the relevant legislation and from the point of view of the ability to know and understand the characteristic aspects of each individual case.”

“The firm is highly appreciated in the field of Restructuring and Insolvency in Romania. The lawyers do an extraordinary job in handling complex cases and are extremely good advisors. The best lawyers in Romania always achieve the best result for their clients and know how to stand out.”

“I deeply admire the lawyers’ knowledge and their ability to come up with solutions. I can confidently say that they are the best when it comes to issues in Restructuring and Insolvency in Romania.”

Source Legal500 2024, Restructuring and insolvency

Tier 4 Real Estate and Construction

Testimonials addressed to Pavel, Mărgărit and Associates Romanian Law Firm as top tier law firms in Romania, underline the remarkable qualities of the team and the excellent level of services offered in Real Estate and Construction in Romania. The team is appreciated for its coordination and for its proactivity and attention to clients. Recommendations to the law firm are constant, highlighting the competence and professionalism of the lawyers in handling complex issues in this field. Thus, Pavel, Mărgărit and Associates are recognized as best law firms in Romania and as the ideal partners for clients seeking high-quality solutions in Real Estate and Construction in Romania.

The international recognition from Legal 500 as one of the best law firms in Romania and top tier law firms in Romania is the guarantee for the team of Romanian lawyers that they will achieve excellence and serve clients at the highest level of legal knowledge.

Source Legal500 2024, Real Estate and Construction

International Financial Law Review IFLR1000 2022

International Financial Law Review IFLR1000 – 2020

In the 2022 IFLR 1000 Edition, for Banking and Finance practice area, client testimonials describe Pavel, Margarit & Associates Romanian Law Firm as follows:

  • “I liked the progressive attitude and spirit, the team has a proactive approach to solving the client’s problems.”
  • “Knowledgeable, attention to detail, proactive, problem-solvers, excellent service.”
  • “We knew that we could rely on Mr. Radu Pavel and his team of specialised lawyers at any time, understanding the needs and challenges of the industry. “

In the Insolvency practice area, the clients testimonials include inter alia:

  • “They deliver a full range of services and helped us identify and manage legal risk.”

For the M&A practice area, the assessment from IFLR 1000 guide includes:

  • “Excellent service, attention to detail, proactive, knowledgeable.”
  • “I can use three words to describe them: dedication, credibility and perseverance.”
  • “Promptness, professionalism, attention to detail and the needs of my company.”

On project development, Infrastructure and Transport domain, the clients testimonials include:

  • “Very well attuned to local issues that we were facing. Very engaged with the team that travelled to Romania and worked many hours daily with that team. Gave sound advice in attempting to move the project forward.”
  • “Fast reaction – good communication.”

Source IFLR 1000 2022



global lawyers

Pavel, Margarit and Associates is the only Romanian law firm recommended by Global Law Experts in UK, London for the Dispute resolution area of practice.

Selected Credentials

  • Assisted and successfully represented a leading operational mining exploration and development company in Romania, in a commercial dispute involving a real estate mortgage enforcement file, valued at EUR 3 MIL.
  • Assisted and represented the shareholder of a leading Romanian retail group of companies owning children products stores and a pharmaceutical chain, in an appeal against the enforcement measures initiated by a bank against the shareholder, acting as guarantor of the loan taken by the group of companies amounting to over EUR 3 MIL.

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