Leading Individual 2023

Legal500 2023

‘‘Pavel, Margarit & Associates has an excellent understanding of this field. What impressed me the most was the hard-working spirit.

‘‘They provided high-quality advice and you can have every confidence in them. The team is very known for the confidence inspired. I would not choose any other team to handle my cases.

‘‘Radu Pavel has done a stellar job regarding my insolvency matter. He provides wise counsel specifically tailored to addressing client needs.

‘‘The lawyers are very communicative and responsive, known for their understanding of complex matters. Their advice is always spot on and objective.

‘‘Pavel, Margarit & Associates Romanian Law Firm advises a mix of landowners, developers, banks and investors on their Romanian real estate interests.

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

‘‘Managing partner Radu Pavel leads the team.

Leading Individual 2022

Legal500 2022

“Pavel, Margarit & Associates Romanian Law Firm impresses with its flexibility and quick access to staff and partners at all times. With over 16 years experience in the market, the very helpful and accessible Managing Partner Radu Pavel is the main contact. Areas of expertise include refinancings, distressed asset sales, pre-insolvency procedures and related litigations and debt recovery actions. The Romanian Law firm represents creditors and debtors, and has been particularly active in the manufacturing, natural resources, and real estate and construction sectors.”

“We value the practice for flexibility and quick access to staff and partners at all times.”

“We find the Senior Partner Radu Pavel very helpful and accessible.“

”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.’’

International Financial Law Review IFLR1000 – 2020

IFLR 1000 2022

“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. “

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

“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.”

“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.”

Romanian Lawyer Leading Firm 2021

Legal 500 – 2021

“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.”

“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.”

Leading Firm 2020

Legal 500 – 2020

“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.”

“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.’

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”.

Leading Firm 2019

Legal 500 – 2019

“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.”

“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”.

Legal 500 – 2018

“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’.”

“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.”

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

Legal 500 – 2017

“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.”

“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”.”

“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.”

“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

IFLR 1000 2017

“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.”

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

“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.”