Rankings 2010


Legal 500 EMEA 2010

IT, Telecom & Media – Rank 1

“Clients describe the technology team at Popovici Nițu & Asociații as ‘excellent’ and ‘top-level’”.

Project Finance – Rank 1

“Real estate is the main focus of the projects team at Popovici Nițu & Asociații, which clients describe as ‘very well prepared and client oriented’. Florian Nițu is recommended”.

Public Private Partnership & Procurement – Rank 1

“Popovici Nițu & Asociații is ‘very switched on’ when it comes to PPP work in Romania. It is the only law firm to have been involved in all Romanian public to private nuclear energy projects to date”.

Real Estate & Construction – Rank 1

“Popovici Nițu & Asociații’s real estate practice encompasses acquisitions, development, finance, and commercial letting, and is described as ‘first rate’. Ernest Virgil Popovici is recommended”.

Corporate and M&A – Rank 2

“Clients are impressed with ‘rapid feedback on all queries, balanced view on risks and very good quality reporting and transaction documents’. Florian Nițu is recommended; Silviu Stoica is ‘professional, experienced and knowledgeable’”.

Energy & Natural Resources – Rank 2

“Clients praise the ‘commercial and pragmatic approach’ of the energy team at Popovici Nițu & Asociații, which is known for its strength in transactional work”.

Banking, Finance & Capital Markets – Rank 3

“Banking clients of Popovici Nițu & Asociații say ‘the level of service and response times are excellent’. The firm has a strong regulatory practice that operates alongside its lending and capital markets work”.

Dispute Resolution – Rank 3

“The dispute resolution team at Popovici Nițu & Asociații is ‘well prepared’ and ‘very client oriented’. Large commercial disputes before the Romanian courts are the core of the practice”.

Chambers &  Partners Europe

Chambers & Partners
Europe 2010

Real Estate – Band 1

The firm “maintains its reputation as a leading outfit in the real estate market, with interviewees confirming it as a ‘first-rate firm which provides outstanding strategic advice’”.

“Florian Nițu is considered to be ‘one of the top real estate practitioners in the country’”.

Corporate and M&A – Band 2

“Clients say that the group is exceptionally responsive: ‘You will have your answers in hours, even on public holidays’”.

“Interviews admire internationally-minded Florian Nițu: ‘His user-friendly approach compares extremely well to that provided by global firms’”.

Employment – Band 2

“Clients appreciate the ‘efficiency of hands-on senior partners’. Sources praise Vlad Neacșu for his knowledge and reliable advice”.

Energy & Natural Resources – Band 2

“Sources say the group offers a ‘proactive approach combined with excellent resources’; lawyers are recommended for ‘the impressive ability to find solutions’”.

Banking & Finance – Band 3

“Clients say that ‘lawyers are internationally-minded, proactive and reliable’”.

“‘They have never let me down in all the years I’ve used them’ one reported”.

Competition & Antitrust – Band 3

“The competition team is highly regarded and praised by sources as ‘very responsive: if we need an answer, at any time’”.

Projects – Band 3

“Clients enthuse about the firm’s business-oriented approach, saying: ‘The lawyers truly understand the commercial aspects of transactions’”.


IFLR 1000 2010

Banking – Tier 2

Capital Markets – Tier 2

M&A – Tier 2

Project Finance – Tier 2

“The Firm’s reputation remains exceptionally strong. One long-term client says: ‘they are highly professional and diligent lawyers, who, from where we sitting, show a remarkable patience with demanding clients, as well as being open-minded people, with a real eye on solutions’”.


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