Bucharest, October 9th, 2015 – Muşat & Asociaţii has been dominating for 8 years IFLR 1000 rankings, the position as leader of the Romanian legal market being reconfirmed by the 2016 edition. Muşat & Asociaţii is recognized as the number 1 law firm in all practice areas analyzed – Mergers and Acquisitions, Banking & Finance, Project Finance, Capital Markets and Energy/Infrastructure. In addition, 5 of the firm’s partners – Gheorghe Muşat, Mona Muşat, Miruna Suciu, Luminiţa Popa and Monia Dobrescu – are included in the Leading Individuals category, a distinction granted due to the large scale projects they coordinated and the recommendations they received from clients.
“Muşat & Asociaţii is a benchmark in Romania, with over 25 years of excellence in business law, and the presence in IFLR 1000 for eight years is, undoubtedly, the best proof in this regard. We have one of the strongest legal teams and an impressive number of mandates entrusted by international clients, which represents in itself an acknowledgment of our expertise and skills”, stated Mona Muşat, Managing Partner Muşat & Asociaţii.
International Financial Law Review 1000 (IFLR), the international legal publisher specializing in the analysis of performances by law firms in over 120 jurisdictions worldwide, among which Romania, taking into account the projects in which law firms have been involved in the past 12 months, but also the feed-back received from their clients. The selection criteria underlying the research are: quality of legal services, innovation in approaching legal projects, complexity of the projects and legal services provided, but also the expertise of the attorneys involved.
About MUŞAT & ASOCIAŢII
MUŞAT & ASOCIAŢII is one of the first law firms established in Romania after January 1, 1990. With 19 partners and over 100 attorneys and advisors, MUŞAT & ASOCIAŢII provides legal advisory services in all areas of business law, including Mergers & Acquisitions, Privatization, Banking, Energy & Natural Resources, Competition, Corporate, Telecommunications & IT, Labor, Fiscal, Capital Markets, Real Estate, Environmental, Litigations & Commercial Arbitrations.
Renowned as one of the pillars of business law practice in Romania, MUŞAT & ASOCIAŢII is constantly recommended by the international legal guides and publications (such as Chambers & Partners, International Financial Law Review, Legal 500, etc.) as a leading law firm in Romania, many of its attorneys being, in their turn, nominated by these publications among the elite of business law in Romania.
In 2015, MUŞAT & ASOCIAŢII won the prestigious “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 april 2013, MUŞAT & ASOCIAŢII won the „The Law Firm of the Year in Romania” award granted by the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) during the IFLR European Awards ceremony, held in London, in the presence of more than 200 representatives of the leading European law firms. This is the second time in the past three years that Muşat & Asociaţii is 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.
In 2012, MUŞAT & ASOCIAŢII won the Gold Award for “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 trophy “Romanian Law Firm of the Year” to MUŞAT & ASOCIAŢII for being the law firm with the best performance in the course of last year in Romania, in the ceremony “Chambers Europe Awards for Excellence 2011”. MUSAT & ASOCIATII regularly provides legal advisory services to many of the most renowned and valued corporations in Romania, including a third of the Top 100 and half of the Top 500 largest companies, as well as to local public and financial institutions in intricate corporate and financial transactions and complex dispute resolution procedures. The company’s portfolio comprises over 2,500 clients, most of which are foreign investors.