Legal 500 2024

Legal500 2024

Pavel, Margarit & Associates Romanian Law Firm is “well-regarded in the field of restructuring and insolvency. The firm is perhaps best known for its expertise in representing clients from the real estate sector in insolvency work, and has a solid track record in representing creditors in high-value debt recovery claims. Practice head Radu Pavel is extremely client-focused and a trusted choice when it comes to restructuring and insolvency matters.”

„Leaning towards the client’s needs, a good understanding of the field of activity and the micro and macro-economic aspects.”

“The entire team from Pavel, Margarit and Associates 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.”

„Pavel, Margarit and Associates is highly known for its experience in handling complex restructuring and insolvency matters. The lawyers are a joy to deal with and have always provided top-notch advice. There is no other Romanian law firm that I would choose.”

„I highly admire the teams’ constant support. The lawyers are very well-regarded practitioners in the restructuring and insolvency field and they are very different than any other lawyers that I have worked with. I was astonished by their ability to come up with amazing strategies and to deliver the best outcome for their clients. Radu Pavel is my trusted choice when it comes to restructuring and insolvency matters.”

“The extremely versatile Real Estate and Construction team at Pavel, Margarit and Associates Romanian Law Firm handles projects spanning residential and commercial buildings, multifamily housing, shopping centers, and mountain resorts for both domestic and international clients. With experience advising both lenders and owners, the team provides first-class services. Dr. Radu Pavel, Managing Partner and team head, covers a range of deals and complex disputes.”

„Pavel, Margarit and Associates team is extremely versatile and has great coordination. We had an amazing cooperation.”

„Pavel, Margarit and Associates lawyers provide first-class services in the field of real estate and construction.”

„Pavel, Margarit and Associates team is extremely proactive and provides attentive client service. I would recommend Pavel, Margarit and Associates Law Firm to anyone who encounters a complex real estate or construction problem.”

„Pavel, Margarit and Associates lawyers are great people to work with. They are extremely competent in the real estate and construction field and truly provide outstanding level of service.”

Legal500 2023

“Pavel, Margarit & Associates Romanian Law Firm has an excellent understanding of the field and a particularly strong track record representing clients in the real estate, manufacturing, retail and natural resources sectors, both on the debtor and creditor side. Work also includes support with distressed asset sales and acquisitions, debt recovery claims, debt restructurings, and court-based insolvency proceedings. Managing partner Radu Pavel is the lead contact, providing ˜wise counsel specifically tailored to addressing client needs.”

“Pavel, Margarit & Associates has an excellent understanding of this area. What impressed me the most was their hard-working spirit.”

“They provide high quality advice and you can trust them. The team is highly renowned for inspiring confidence. I wouldn’t choose any other team to run my business.”

“Radu Pavel did an outstanding job regarding my insolvency issue. He provides sound advice specifically tailored to the needs of clients.”

“The lawyers are very communicative and responsive, known for their understanding of complex issues. Their advice is always relevant and objective.”

“Pavel, Margarit & Associates, a Romanian law firm, advises a mix of property owners, developers, banks and investors on their Romanian real estate interests.”

“The firm has notable expertise across multiple asset classes, including residential, hospitality, industrial, with particularly strong niches in retail, mining and natural resources.”

“Managing Partner Radu Pavel leads the team.”

International Financial Law Review IFLR1000 – 2020

IFLR 1000 2023

“Pavel Margarit & Associates is a Romanian full-service law firm with an office in Bucharest, Romania and has a team of 12 lawyers.”

Focusses / specialisms:

“The firm is active in banking and finance and in corporate and M&A, advising clients on both domestic and cross-border transactions.”

“Its banking and finance team advises clients on direct financing and debt restructuring.”

“In corporate and M&A it advises clients on share capital increases, mergers, joint ventures, sales, acquisitions and various corporate matters, as well as on group restructurings and insolvency proceedings. It’s active in a broad range of sectors, including natural resources, mining, real estate, manufacturing and IT.”

Client Feedback: 32nd edition (2022/2023):

Insolvency – “Pavel, Margarit & Associates Law Firm is a great firm with very dedicated lawyers, sound execution and an outstanding service overall with substantial expertise and great reputation in Dissolution, Mergers and Acquisitions matters in Romania.”

M&A – “Pavel, Margarit and Associates Romanian Law firm has a very well-rounded team of highly talented professionals with relevant technical expertise and practical experience in Mergers and Acquisitions matters.”

Leading Individual 2022

Legal500 2022

“Romanian law firm Pavel, Margarit & Associates impresses with its flexibility and quick access to staff and partners at all times. With more than 16 years of experience in the market, the associate general manager, Radu Pavel, very helpful and accessible, is the main point of contact. Areas of expertise include refinancings, distressed asset sales, pre-insolvency proceedings, as well as related litigation and debt collection actions. The Romanian law firm represents creditors and debtors, and is particularly active in the manufacturing, natural resources, real estate and construction sectors. »

“We appreciate this firm for its flexibility and quick access to staff and partners at all times. »

“We find Senior Partner Radu Pavel to be very helpful and approachable. »

“Romanian law firm Pavel, Margarit & Associates is renowned for its extensive experience in real estate and construction. The Romanian law firm regularly assists in corporate structuring, including joint ventures between landowners and developers, as well as asset and portfolio acquisitions. This experience spans a wide range of asset classes including mining and natural resources, retail, residential, industrial and hospitality. »

“The team of lawyers at Pavel, Margarit & Associates has extensive experience in the field of real estate and construction and is appreciated in the Romanian market for its speed, great attention to detail and ability to render the subject really understandable for the customer. »

“Radu Pavel, the Associate Managing Director, is a very attentive, punctual and experienced real estate lawyer. »

International Financial Law Review IFLR1000 – 2020

IFLR 1000 2022

“I appreciated the progressive attitude and spirit, the team takes a proactive approach to resolving customer issues.”

“Competence, attention to detail, proactivity, problem solving, excellent service.”

“We knew we could count on Mr. Radu Pavel and his team of specialist lawyers at all times, understanding the needs and challenges of the industry.”

“They provide a full range of services and have helped us identify and manage legal risks.”

“Excellent service, attention to detail, proactivity, competence.”

“I can use three words to describe them: dedication, credibility and perseverance.”

“Promptness, professionalism, attention to detail and the needs of my business.”

“They were very attentive to the local issues we were facing. They were very engaged with the team that traveled to Romania and worked many hours a day with that team. They gave sound advice to move the project forward. project.”

“Quick reaction – good communication.”

Romanian Lawyer Leading Firm 2021

Legal 500 – 2021

“PMA has represented us in court and we have been impressed with their expertise in insolvency law, their performance in court and their dedication to creating a case strategy that truly pursues the client’s interest.”

“They understand what it takes to win, they plan for it and act on it.”

“Radu Pavel, the Associate Director, is very savvy and has an impressive track record of success in restructuring and insolvency cases. Along with his legal knowledge, he is good at managing his team to provide comprehensive assistance on matters pertaining to of different practices.

“PMA is a reputable law firm with excellent industry knowledge and experience in assisting at all stages of a transaction.”

“The law firm assisted us in 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 who assisted us at all stages of the transaction.”

International Financial Law Review IFLR1000 – 2020

IFLR 2021

“Considering the Banking and Finance area of practice, the firm assists companies with financing matters, frequently acting alongside major international law firms in cross-border transactions, providing high standard expertise from project financing, acquisition, debt restructuring, refinancing, acquisition of distressed assets and NPL portfolios, equity transactions, intra-group financing, club loans, security packages including mortgages, warranties, due diligence, to structuring of the entire transaction.”

“The firm assists Clients with negotiations, structuring and documenting all financing agreements, including structured finance, asset-based financing, corporate finance, real estate-secured loans, to name a few.”

Leading Firm 2020

Legal 500 – 2020

“Excellent and fast service. Close and constructive involvement of the main partner. Good knowledge of legal principles. Good value for money.”

“Pavel, Margarit & Associates has been our law firm for 10 years now and they are very hardworking, punctual and diligent insolvency lawyers. We are grateful that through the dedication of Mr. Pavel and his team of lawyers, we succeeded in restructuring our company after the opening of insolvency proceedings.”

“Radu Pavel, the Managing Partner, is an exceptional insolvency lawyer with a very entrepreneurial approach, being also an insolvency practitioner. He is also very creative in bankruptcy mandates.”

“Pavel, Margarit & Associates is a reputable real estate law firm. They have a great team of lawyers and I highly recommend them.”

“I was impressed with the skills they possess in real estate matters, such as acquisitions, advice and refinancing.”

“Radu Pavel, the associate director of the law firm, is highly experienced, very attentive to detail, and a very diligent and proactive lawyer.”

International Financial Law Review IFLR1000 – 2020

IFLR 1000 2020

“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.”

“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.”

Leading Firm 2019

Legal 500 – 2019

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

“Radu-Cătălin Pavel, managing partner, is experienced and always available for clients, he fully understands all their needs.”

“The lawyers of Pavel, Margarit and Associates advise companies in the pre-insolvency phase and in insolvency or restructuring proceedings. They also advise companies in the critical phases concerning the continuation of activity.”

“The team at Pavel, Margarit and Associates Romanian Law Firm is made up of exceptional lawyers who are highly competent and provide useful recommendations.”

“The head of the legal department, Radu-Catalin Pavel, is a very pragmatic business lawyer and regularly involved in complex real estate transactions.”

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

International Financial Law Review IFLR1000 – 2020

IFLR 1000 2019

“The team of Pavel, Margarit and Associates reunites lawyers specialized in banking and financial law as well as in commercial law. In 2018 they managed many complex mandates.”

“IFLR 1000 ranked Radu Pavel, Managing Partner of Pavel, Margarit and 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.”

Legal 500 – 2018

“Pavel, Margarit & Associates Romanian Law Firm has ‘strong technical legal expertise and excellent judgment’. The firm offers ‘ingenious solutions’ for industry-related insolvency mandates.”

“Radu Pavel has ‘a winning attitude’.”

“The Pavel, Margarit & Associates Romanian Law Firm team is ‘professional and responsive’ with ‘extensive experience’ in different areas related to real estate. Radu-Catalin Pavel offers ‘excellent strategic advice’.”

“The Pavel, Margarit & Associates Romanian Law Firm team is ‘professional and responsive’ with ‘extensive experience’ in different areas related to real estate.”

“Pavel, Margarit & Associates Romanian Law Firm ‘knows all the legal details’. The team deals with transactional, merger and shareholder issues. Radu-Catalin Pavel offers ‘innovative solutions’.”

International Financial Law Review IFLR1000 – 2020

IFLR 1000 2018

“Pavel, Margarit & Associates Romanian Law Firm has a long-standing practice in counseling companies with regard to high-value credit agreements, advising an important industrial company to get a loan of over one million euro in best conditions. In this contract, the client’s interests were well protected by clear contractual provisions, which will also prevent future risks that might arise.”

Legal 500 – 2017

“The Pavel, Margarit & Associates team is ‘united, smart and supportive’.”

“The firm has particular expertise in industry-related insolvency work and often advises insolvent companies.”

“Radu-Catalin Pavel successfully advised an iron and steel producer on its rehabilitation.”

“Pavel, Margarit & Associates has great expertise in real estate and construction.”

“The lawyer Radu-Catalin Pavel, who has extensive experience, advised a promoter in the context of the residential development of 90 properties near Henri Coanda International Airport.”

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

“Radu-Pavel Catalin, who is ‘customer oriented and an excellent legal adviser’, assisted an international investor in the acquisition of a cold storage facility worth 5 million euros.”

“Pavel Margarit and Associates was ranked among the best law firms in Romania in the areas of banking and finance law, as well as in the areas of restructuring and insolvency in 2017.”

International Financial Law Review IFLR1000 – 2020

IFLR 1000 2017

“Pavel Margarit & Associates is best known for its restructuring practice and has been involved in insolvency and restructuring proceedings in the industrial, construction and natural resources sectors during the research period.”

“Radu Pavel is one of Romania’s most valuable lawyers in the areas of banking law, restructuring and insolvency.”

“In the banking and financial field (…), the firm can be said to have been active in new loan and restructuring operations, advising borrowers in the steel and real estate sectors.”