Real Estate and Construction

Pavel, Margarit and Associates is a Romanian law firm with over 15 years of experience in the Real Estate and Construction practice, assisting with domestic and cross-border property transactions, real estate financing, construction projects, in a vast array of industry sectors. Our experience encompasses various types of real estate projects in all stages of development, such as residential and commercial buildings, multifamily housing, shopping centers, industrial buildings, mountain resorts and so on.

Our Real Estate specialized lawyers offer clients tailored solutions covering the entire life cycle of the real estate project, from due diligence, negotiating and drafting transaction documents, project finance to exit strategies or day-to-day project management.

The law firm has a strong practice in terms of representing both owners and lenders in complex real estate workouts, bankruptcy matters, office, residential and commercial transactions including those that are structured through joint ventures between land owners and developers, shareholder agreements, asset and portfolio acquisitions, property agreements, joint venture investments, development projects.

Our Services

  • Real Estate Finance
  • Acquisition/Sale of Lands
  • Acquisition/Sale & Development of Residential/Office/Commercial buildings
  • Acquisition/Sale & Development of Retail & Shopping centers
  • Acquisition/Sale & Development of Industrial parks
  • Permitting matters
  • Regulatory
  • Construction management and project administration
  • Due Diligence
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Joint ventures and shareholder agreements
  • Sale and purchase agreements
  • FIDIC contracts
  • Leases

International Recognition

Legal 500 2024

Legal 500: Pavel, Margarit and Associates Romanian Law Firm ranked Tier 3 in 2024

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

Legal 500 2022

Leading Law Firm 2022

Tier 4 Real Estate and Construction

 Pavel, Margarit & Associates Romanian Law Firm is noted for its great experience in real estate and construction. The Romanian Law firm regularly assists on corporate structures including joint ventures between land owners and developers, as well as asset and portfolio acquisitions. This experience encompasses a wide range of asset classes including mining and natural resources, retail, residential, industrial and hospitality.

˜˜Pavel, Margarit and Associates team of lawyers has great experience in real estate and construction practice and they are valued on the Romanian market for their promptness, great attention to detail and making the matter at hand genuinely understandable for the client.

Radu Pavel, the managing partner, is a very attentive, timely and an experienced real estate lawyer.

The Guide gives special mention to the Managing Partner Radu Pavel, recognized as a leading lawyer by Legal 500, for being very attentive, timely and an experienced lawyer in Romania.

Source Legal500 2022, Real Estate and Construction


Leading Firm 2020 real estate 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.

Selected Credentials

  • Assisted a leading operational mining exploration and development company in Romania in a cross-border legal due diligence of the immovable and movable assets and the establishment of the security interest over the assets. The due diligence was part of the project of perfecting the binding conditional Bond Issue Deed for a facility of up to USD 15,000,000 through an issuance of secured convertible bonds to a UK based private equity fund. In addition to that, we assisted with the completion of the condition precedent of the registration of the mortgage in the land book: deregistering the claims from the Land book and National Registry, deregistering the National Agency for Fiscal Administration seizure from the land book, inasmuch as perfecting the provisory mortgage over all the assets.

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