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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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