Rankings 2008


Legal 500 EMEA 2008

IT & Telecom – Rank 1

“The firm ‘particularly impresses through their commitment, promptness, attention to detail’, ‘great in front of international law firms’”.

Real Estate – Rank 1

“The firm with the best claim to the title of real estate specialist. The quantity and scale of the work undertaken by the firm, both within Romania and across the CEE region, is more than impressive”.

Project Finance– Rank 1

“Popovici Nițu & Asociații offers a very strong practice in arranging project financing”.

Corporate and M&A – Rank 2

“In 2007 Popovici Nițu & Asociații advised on key M&A transactions. Clients consider it ‘safely one of the best law firms in Romania’”.

Energy and Natural Resources – Rank 2

“Popovici Nițu & Asociații has an extensive client base in the energy sector”.

Privatization and PPP – Rank 2

“Popovici Nițu & Asociații has developed a busy and successful PPP practice in the post-privatization environment”.

Banking, Finance & Capital Markets – Rank 3

“Popovici Nițu & Asociații enjoyed a successful 2007 and is noted for offering ‘excellent service’. Clients report ‘most through and professional lawyers’”.

Dispute Resolution – Rank 3

“Clients consider the service ‘impressive and professional’. The firm is advising an impressive roster of international clients”.

Chambers &  Partners Europe

Chambers & Partners
Europe 2008

Real Estate – Band 1

“Consisting of 15 ‘committed, prompt and tremendously talented’ lawyers, this team is one of the biggest in the market and its size allows for a good degree of industry specialization”.

“Peers have nothing but praise for the lawyers, describing them as ‘top-notch practitioners who don’t argue over academic points’”.

“The team is also praised for its ‘profound understanding of the domestic environment, including the challenges it poses overseas clients’”.

“Florian Nițu has a ‘clear, commercial understanding of clients’ needs’, brings an ‘intelligent, sophisticated, problem-solving attitude’ and is working with ‘precision and total dedication’”.

“Bogdan C. Stoica is esteemed by clients for his responsiveness and ‘excellent assistance in even the most complex cases’”.

“Ernest-Virgil Popovici is considered a ‘big hitter who enjoys an outstanding reputation locally’”.

Corporate and M&A – Band 2

“Prominent for its corporate and real estate work, Florian Nițu is praised by clients for his ability to maintain relationships with demanding clients: ‘he knows how to tailor his answer to commercial players’”.

Employment – Band 2

“The team ‘adapt and think in a modern way’, despite the rigidity of Romanian employment law”.

“Vlad Neacșu is a ‘stand-out lawyer at the firm, a hard-working professional with a superb knowledge’”.

Energy & Natural Resources – Band 2

“‘Cerebral, commercial and meticulous’, this well-respected group attracts big-name clients from electricity, gas and oil”.

“The team’s ‘good understanding of the requirements of a modern business environment’ has helped bolster its already impressive workload”. Lawyers are well-recognized in the energy field for ‘strong expertise, talent and enthusiasm’”.

Competition & Antitrust – Band 3

“The firm has an ‘organized and methodical approach’; ‘peers who have seen the five-strong team in action commends its transactional and investigatory work’”.


IFLR 1000 2008

Capital Markets – Tier 1

Banking – Tier 2

M&A – Tier 2

Project Finance – Tier 2

“Popovici Nițu & Asociații is greatly respected for its legal work”; the Firm has a “solid real estate and capital markets practice” and “highly recommended lawyers”.

“Popovici Nițu & Asociații has experienced the Romanian legal services market over the years and is revered by many of its competitors.”


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