On March 23rd, 2012, Chambers and Partners (www.chambersandpartners.com) published the rankings for the best Romanian law firms and lawyers with a truly international practice (Chambers Global 2012).
During the past 5 years, the activity of Strătulă Mocanu & Asociații (SM&A) has been constantly credentialized and recommended by several legal directories, among which Chambers Global, thus becoming a constant presence in these prestigious top rankings.
In 2012, SM&A is recommended by Chambers Global for its Dispute Resolution and its Restructuring/Insolvency practice areas among the top law firms from Romania for the respective sections. In addition, the rankings of Chambers Global for Dispute Resolution practices include a section dedicated to individual lawyers from the ranked firms, in which both founding partners of SM&A – Sorin Strătulă and Cosmin Mocanu are enthusiastically applauded.
Praising the Dispute Resolution practice of the law firm’s partners, the Chambers Global guide states that “Cosmin Mocanu is “an excellent communicator who can deal with any matter entrusted to him, no matter how difficult.” Sources particularly praise his ability to provide in-depth analysis and focused solutions to complex cases. Sorin Strătulă “does not leave anything uncovered and is excellent at discovering the weak points of the adverse party.” He is also rated for having “a great sense of translating the legal intricacies to the favour of the client.“
“The rankings of the prestigious Chambers and Partners give an objective measure of a law firm’s professionalism, as one cannot buy his way in, or up. Professionalism, service quality and client feedback – these are the valid currencies for their rankings. We are proud to be in their good books and constantly going upwards, for the 5th consecutive year.” Sorin Strătulă, Managing Partner of SM&A declares.
SM&A is currently the only Romanian boutique law firm recommended by Chambers and Partners in both its Europe and Global editions Dispute Resolution and Restructuring/Insolvency practice areas, as all the other players in the tops are medium and large law firms on the Romanian legal market.
“It is challenging and rewarding at the same time to run head-to-head with the big players in our areas. It keeps us fit”, Cosmin Mocanu, Partner, adds.