Rankings 2011


Legal 500 EMEA 2011

IT, Telecoms and Media - Rank 1

“Described as ‘outstanding’ by clients, the IT team at Popovici Nițu & Asociații has a strong practice doing commercial work for IT and telecoms providers”.

Public Private Partnership & Procurement - Rank 1

“Public procurement contracts are a key strength for Popovici Nițu & Asociații.”

Real Estate - Rank 1

“Clients say the real estate team at Popovici Nițu & Asociații operates to ‘the highest professional standards’ and is ‘deeply committed’ to their needs. Florian Nițu leads the practice and is praised for his ‘commercial understanding’; Valentin Creața is also recommended”.

Corporate and M&A – Rank 2

“Clients praise the ‘excellent practice’ and ‘market knowledge’ of the corporate team. Florian Nițu is recommended; Silviu Stoica is ‘professional, experienced and knowledgeable’”.

Dispute Resolution – Rank 2

“Clients are impressed by the firm’s ‘appropriate strategy’; property litigation is an area of strength reflecting the firm’s broader profile. Florian Nițu and Ciprian Donțu are the names to note”.

Energy & Natural Resources – Rank 2

“Transactional work is an area of strength for Popovici Nițu & Asociații. Clients welcome the firm’s ‘commercial and pragmatic approach’. Florian Nițu is the name to note”.

Banking, Finance & Capital Markets – Rank 3

“Clients report that the firm ‘provides excellent service both in terms of industry knowledge and responsiveness”.

Chambers &  Partners Europe

Chambers & Partners
Europe 2011

Real Estate – Band 1

“Peers are united in their respect for this firm and their approval of its leading position in the rankings”.

“Clients are enthusiastic about the depth of the lawyers' expertise and the breadth of the team's industry knowledge. One interviewee simply stated that the team is ‘always my first choice’".

“Florian Nițu skills and expertise are admired by peers, who comment that he is ‘one of the first names in real estate’". “Clients are very impressed by his management style, saying he is ‘strong, fair and does everything at lightning speed’".

Corporate and M&A – Band 2

The firm is “known for its transactional capabilities”.

“The firm wins praise for its tailored approach to each client - ‘They really respect the needs and expectations of a multinational’ or entrepreneur – ‘For a local entrepreneur, they are a good choice – they spend time with you and explain everything’”.

“Florian Nițu is ‘the brain of the firm; he came up with some brilliant ideas’, said one commentator. Sources were very impressed with the team, resulting in a number of new entries to the rankings. Bogdan C. Stoica is noted for being ‘commercially flexible and focused on results’”.

“Silviu Stoica is recognized by corporate clients for his ‘high-quality advice, wide expertise and good availability’. Several clients single out senior associate Ioana Şampek as an up-and-coming lawyer”.

Energy & Natural Resources - Band 2

“Particularly active in the renewable energy sector, this group regularly acts for a host of important international clients”.

“Clients praise the firm as ‘excellent in the field of energy development’, with ‘an impressive market presence’”.

Employment – Band 2

“Sources say that ‘Popovici Nițu & Asociații provides good problem solving and quality advice’".

“Vlad Neacșu is complimented by clients for his ‘ability to find solutions for the most intractable of problems’, while his competitors affirm that he is a ‘strong opponent, yet a reasonable negotiator’”.

Banking & Finance – Band 3

“Clients appreciate the team’s ‘excellent knowledge’ and highlight its ‘responsiveness, effective problem solving and practical advice’ as particular strengths”.

Competition & Antitrust – Band 3

The competition group has a “large and growing list of high-profile clients from a wide range of industries”.

“Silviu Stoica has notable successes before the Competition Council, making him a formidable representative. Sources praise his availability and responsiveness, as well as his high-quality advice”.

Projects – Band 3

“Clients note that the team is ‘very helpful, able to give on-the-spot advice and highly responsive’".

Dispute Resolution – Band 4

“A new entry into the rankings this year following very positive client feedback”.

“Clients report that the litigation team ‘leaves an excellent impression, in terms of both professionalism and approach to client service’”.

“Ciprian Donțu received client praise for being ‘well organized and preparing documentation under a tight deadline’”.


IFLR 1000 2011

Capital Markets – Tier 2

M&A – Tier 2

Project Finance – Tier 2

Banking – Tier 3

“Popovici Nițu & Asociații has been strong on the domestic front with a chain of deals across all practice areas”. “‘We found them reliable, well informed and of high quality’, says one client”.

“I worked with Alexandru Ambrozie and I found him fully comprehensive and responsible in his decision making”.

“We’ve done a lot of big transactions together. They are very good in the domestic market”; “’the individual lawyers were great to work with. We would recommend to anyone’”.


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