Mihai Pascariu

Senior Associate - Dispute Resolution and Litigation

A commercial litigator, Mihai has a broad practice advising and representing clients in disputes – in the courtroom and in both formal and informal negotiations. His recent experience includes acting on a number of court proceedings pertaining to banking recovery, voidable transactions, breach of director’s duties, shareholders’ actions, negligence, priority of securities and receivership law. Mihai started his career in the health industry as a doctor. He continues with his passion for healthcare today by providing legal advice to health care professionals.

Mihai is an expert in advising and representing clients in disputes regarding contract law, company law, financial services, securities enforcement and insolvency law. He has appeared as senior counsel in the Court of Appeal.

Mihai’s long standing clients include Westpac New Zealand Limited, UDC Finance Limited, PWC, KordaMentha.

Professional background


  • New Zealand (2006)


  • LLB University of Auckland
  • MBCHB Equivalent Carol Davilla Institute of Medicine and Pharmacy Bucharest


  • Banking and Finance Litigation
  • Banking Recovery
  • Commercial Claims
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Insolvency and Restructuring
  • Professional Negligence


  • Ranked as a Next Generation Restructuring and Insolvency lawyer, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific