New international recognition for Maravela|Asociați

The year 2019 brought important achievements for Maravela|Asociații’s practice, following intense activity of the team, which has been acknowledged by international directories and repeatedly appreciated by firm’s clients.

Thus, Benchmark Litigation Europe shortlisted Maravela|Asociații for Dispute resolution Law firm of the year 2019 awards, whilst Ioan Roman, Founding Partner and co-chair of the dispute resolution practice, was shortlisted for Dispute resolution Lawyer of the year 2019 in Romania award.

Furthermore, Ioan Roman is ranked as Dispute resolution Star in Benchmark Litigation Europe 2019, for his activity in commercial litigation, transaction related disputes, commercial arbitration and white-collar crime.

Benchmark Litigation is a project of Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, of which IFLR (International Financial Law Review, directory that, likewise, acknowledges Maravela|Asociații’s activity) is equally a part of.

Benchmark Litigation is a guide to the world’s leading litigation law firms and lawyers. Founded in 2008 in the United States, this was the first year when the European market was researched.

Maravela|Asociații’s dispute resolution department is equally recognized by this year’s edition of Chambers Europe, the European guide of Chambers and Partners, this showcase once more the firm’s strongly ascending trend on dispute resolution. The trend is due to the volume of work, team members count, as well as the complexity and magnitude of matters entrusted.

Maravela|Asociații’s dispute resolution team currently counts 11 experienced attorneys, out of which 5 are partners.

Ioan Roman (Founding Partner) is the co-chair of the firm’s litigation practice since 2014. Gelu Maravela (Founding Partner) co-chairs alongside Ioan Roman the firm’s litigation department. Gelu Maravela and Alina Popescu (equally Founding Partner) co-chair the firm’s international arbitration department, both possessing a vast experience in the field. Dana Rădulescu, Partner, registered insolvency practitioner and member of the Council of Mediators, was involved in some of the largest insolvencies and restructurings on the Romanian market. Starting with March 2019, Alexandra Rîmbu, Partner, became a member of the dispute resolution department, as she holds extensive experience in numerous disputes involving public procurement contracts, infrastructure and construction matters. In addition, Felix Tapai, Tax Partner, provides insight and designs winning strategies in tax related disputes.

„I am, naturally, thrilled that our activity is internationally acknowledged. There are thousands of hours of hard work involved, numerous files, impressive litigation portfolios, laborious arbitrations and complex matters with important foreign authorities. We have succeeded, even given the circumstances and volume, to maintain a success rate of more than 80%. I congratulate my colleagues for their work and encourage them to continue in the same manner. The attorneys work relentlessly. Being a team of professionals and a well glued group of individuals, the results are remarkable.” Ioan Roman, Founding Partner of Maravela|Asociații

The shortlist of Benchmark Litigation 2019 Awards is available here and the recognized and ranked list of professionals can be accessed here.

Further information about Maravela|Asociații’s team, practice areas and services is available on the firm’s official website, at


Posted by Olivia Popescu

2019-05-31 04:26:59