Bucharest, September 26th 2018: MUȘAT & ASOCIAȚII significantly expands its IP, Litigation & Arbitration, Data Protection and Cyber Security, Labour Law and Restructuring & Insolvency teams by co-opting 7 lawyers and opening 14 new positions for the following period of 2018.
MUȘAT & ASOCIAȚII has managed to stand out this year due to its sustained development in most areas of practice, thus continuing to remain the first choice for many foreign companies operating or opening operations in Romania, but also for the big local business players.
The positive dynamics of this law firm is supported by its important growth in the main areas of practice, as well as by the development of certain areas with an increased importance for the Romanian business environment: Data Protection, Intellectual Property, Consumer Protection, Competition and Antitrust.
The first seven lawyers to join MUȘAT & ASOCIAȚII are: Julieta Sfeclă–Arbitration & IP, Adrian Căvescu– IP, Cristina Iliescu – Data Protection, Ana Maria Burada – Litigation, Roxana Secită – Restructuring & Insolvency, Dragoș Lungu–Labour Law și Adrian Cristolovean–Litigation & Arbitration, Restructuring & Insolvency.
“We are consistent with our reputation as leaders and trainers for hundreds of lawyers, many of whom are recognized locally and internationally for their expertise and professionalism. In my opinion, excellence and professionalism constitute the values underlying the firm’s outstanding reputation and I am happy to welcome and wish success to our newest colleagues joining the team” – Iulian Popescu, Partner at MUȘAT & ASOCIAȚII.
MUȘAT & ASOCIAȚII has currently one of the best-positioned and experienced teams of specialised lawyers and provides legal assistance in all areas of business law, including: M&A, Privatizations, Litigation & Arbitration, Banking & Finance, Energy & Natural Resources, Intellectual Property & Competition, Corporate Law, IT & Communication, Labour Law, Tax Law, Capital Markets, Real Estate, Environmental Law, Public-Private Partnerships, Healthcare & Pharma, Insolvency and Judicial Reorganization, Shipping and Aviation Law, Insurance.
About MUŞAT & ASOCIAŢII
MUŞAT & ASOCIAŢII is one of the first law firms established in Romania after 1 January 1990. With 16 partners and over 100 attorneys and advisors, MUŞAT & ASOCIAŢII provides consulting services in all business law areas, including Mergers & Acquisitions, Privatization, Banking, Energy & Natural Resources, Competition, Corporate, Telecommunications & IT, Labor, Tax, Capital Markets, Real Estate, Environmental Law, Litigation & Commercial Arbitration.
Renowned as one of the pillars of Romania’s business law practice, MUŞAT & ASOCIAŢII is constantly recommended by international specialized publications (Chambers & Partners, International Financial Law Review, Legal 500 etc.) as a leading law firm in Romania. Besides, many of its attorneys have been nominated by such publications among the elite of business law in Romania.
In 2016, MUŞAT & Asociaţii won the trophy for the biggest transaction in energy for counseling Sterling Resources in the selling process of its business in Romania to Carlyle International Energy Partners and also the award for the largest transaction in HORECA for assisting Premier Capital in acquiring Mc Donald’s Romania.
The trophies were handed out by Ziarul Financiar, the most well-known business newspaper in Romania, at the Lawyers Gala 2016, which awarded the law firms that concluded most transactions in 2015 and first part of 2016.
In 2015, MUŞAT & ASOCIAŢII won the “Law Firm of the Year in Romania” award, a distinction handed out annually by the reputed British publisher “The Lawyer” to European law firms with outstanding achievements in the reference year.
In 2013, MUŞAT & ASOCIAŢII won the “The Law Firm of the Year in Romania” award granted by the International Financial Law Review. That was the second time that Muşat & Asociaţii was granted this prestigious award, after the distinction received in 2011, when Romania was included for the first time on the list of countries nominated for the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) awards.
Moreover, in 2012 MUŞAT & ASOCIAŢII won the Gold Award for the “Best Law Firm in Central and Eastern Europe”, an accolade awarded by the 2012 International Legal Alliance Summit & Awards, for excellent results obtained on the Romanian market by the MUŞAT & ASOCIAŢII team, both with regard to the mandates portfolio in the Mergers & Acquisitions area of practice, and to the management strategy adopted.
Furthermore, the renowned publication Chambers Europe awarded the “Romanian Law Firm of the Year” trophy to MUŞAT & ASOCIAŢII, the law firm with the best performance in Romania, during the “Chambers Europe Awards for Excellence 2011” gala.
On a regular basis, MUSAT & ASOCIATII provides the most renowned and valued corporations in Romania – including a third of the Top 100 and a half of the Top 500 largest companies – as well as local public and financial institutions with legal advice on intricate corporate and financial transactions and complex dispute resolution procedures. The Law Firm’s portfolio includes over 2,500 clients, most of which are foreign investors.