Octavian POPESCU, Partner POPESCU & ASOCIAȚII, picked up Romania Lawyer of the Year Award from prestigious international legal directory, Benchmark Litigation, at Benchmark Litigation Europe Awards, 2020 edition. This is the highest recognition that a Romanian lawyer can receive especially coming from a publication renowned for its rigorous and objective analysis of the local and international legal market.
Benchmark Litigation is the definitive guide to the world’s leading litigation firms and lawyers, recognizing excellence in the disputes and litigation market present throughout the European market across a wide range of dispute resolution practice areas.
“I am happy and honored to receive this exclusive distinction from a legal directory such as Benchmark Litigation. I feel proud and grateful to all the partners and clients who believe in me, in my teams’ capabilities and legal work which motivates us every day to strive harder to deliver the best services, as well as to the peers who recommended me. This award goes actually to our extraordinary and dedicated litigation team that we have who has worked hard to make POPESCU & ASOCIATII one of the most recognized law firms in Romania. I am sending them my best and sincere thoughts, for the effort and energy of each and every one of them, from juniors to seniors.” stated Octavian POPESCU.
According to Benchmark Litigation, Octavian is “well regarded amongst colleagues and peers”, being recommended for his work in white collar crime and financial fraud. Clients commend Octavian for his work in the field, agreeing that “Octavian Popescu is one of the few lawyers that superbly combines court skills with in depth knowledge of the legal matters, both in term of commercial litigation and white collar crime, and great experience in the field”.
POPESCU & ASOCIAȚII the Romanian business law firm founded by Octavian POPESCU, a top Romanian lawyer with over 16 years of experience on the Romanian market, at the beginning of 2019, to provide premium integrated services to premium businesses, both in Romania and abroad, in all the relevant areas of practice, and especially in all industries of interest for active economic players.
Established as a full-service law firm, POPESCU & ASOCIAȚII and its lawyers succeeded in only 1 year since the incorporation to be included among the Romania’s elite in Corporate and M&A, Banking and Finance, Dispute Resolution, PPP and Procurement, Restructuring and Insolvency, Tax and White-Collar Crime based on great capabilities in the legal field, recognitions granted by all the prestigious legal directories such as Chambers & Partners, IFLR 1000, Benchmark Litigation and Legal 500 EMEA, 2020 editions.
The firm has been shortlisted by Benchmark Litigation Europe for Litigation Law Firm of the Year in Romania at the 2020 edition of Benchmark Litigation Europe Awards and by Europa Property, Central Eastern and Southern Eastern Europe’s leading Online Commercial Real Estate Publisher and Events Organizer, for Real Estate Law Firm of the Year in Romania, at the 15th edition of SEE Real Estate Awards,
In addition, POPESCU & ASOCIAȚII has received Best Litigation Law Firm in Romania award and have been recognized as one of the best White-Collar Crime Romanian law firms, based on our outstanding experience and market recognition in Romania at the Legal Awards Gala 2019.