Congratulations to Managing Associate Stefan Diaconescu, winner of the Rising Star Award for Romania at the Rising Stars Awards EMEA 2021, awarded by Euromoney’s Legal Media Group, part of the prestigious IFLR1000 guide.
The awards celebrate EMEA’s future legal leaders from law firms and in-house teams, recognizing rising star lawyers across 28 practice areas and 33 jurisdictions for their outstanding work and track record of advising on some the most sophisticated matters on the market, in their chosen practice area. After an extremely thorough selection process, only two lawyers are selected from each jurisdiction, irrespective of their practice area.
This award recognises both Stefan’s unparalleled expertise in handling complex, high-value matters and Mușat & Asociații’s well established track record of cultivating young and talented attorneys to reach the top of the profession.
“I am humbled by the recognition offered by the Rising Stars Awards EMEA 2021 and I am truly honoured to be acknowledged by such a prestigious publication. This moment represents a benchmark moment for both myself and the White-Collar Crime Department within Musat & Asociatii and motivates us all to continue to offer the highest level of legal assistance and representation to all our clients” says Ștefan.
Ștefan Diaconescu is a known criminal law practitioner, with over 8 years of legal experience in this field, during which he has provided complex legal assistance and representation services to numerous companies and individuals (especially business men and politicians) before criminal investigation authorities and national court of law, of all levels.
Ștefan has achieved remarkable results in high profile projects that included assistance (compliance, regulatory, internal investigation) to companies in order to avoid or prevent criminal prosecution, in matters which have included corruption crimes, economic crimes, aviation law, energy law, intellectual property and public procurement.
A pioneer in the business law industry and one of the first established law firms in the country, Muşat & Asociaţii is renowned as one of the pillars of business law practice in Romania and is constantly recommended by the prestigious international legal guides and publications Chambers & Partners, Legal 500 and IFLR1000 as a top-tier and leading law firm across all practice areas, including Criminal Law, Litigation & Arbitration, Public Procurement, Corporate/M&A, Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Employment, Energy and Natural Resources, TMT, Competition, Intellectual Property, Restructuring & Insolvency, Taxation. Many of Musat & Asociatii’s attorneys are also nominated by these publications among the elite of business law.