This year, Muºat & Asociaþii ranks again among the elite of business law in the practice areas reviewed in Romania (Banking & Finance, Corporate / M&A, Dispute Resolution and Restructuring & Insolvency) by the international legal publisher Chambers & Partners, Chambers Global 2013 edition.
Chambers Global is one of the landmark publications of the international legal market which prepares a ranking of the best law firms, for all leading jurisdictions worldwide, every year. Their assessment relies on various interviews with clients, with law firms, as well as with their competitors and takes into consideration, among others, the quality of the services supplied, timelines in client relations, as well as the innovative spirit employed in project development.
Furthermore, 6 of our law firm’s partners were recommended in the category “Leading Individuals”: Gheorghe Muºat (Corporate / M&A), Cãtãlin Bãiculescu (Banking & Finance, Corporate / M&A), Gheorghe Buta (Dispute Resolution), Miruna Suciu (Corporate / M&A), Ana Maria Plãcintescu (Restructuring & Insolvency), Octavian Popescu (Dispute Resolution), due to their outstanding results and extensive expertise acquired in assisting comprehensive transactions, but also in successfully representing our clients in national and international disputes.
About MUªAT & ASOCIAÞII
MUªAT & ASOCIAÞII is one of the first law firms established in Romania after January 1, 1990. With 17 partners and over 100 attorneys and advisors, MUªAT & ASOCIAÞII provides consultancy 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 in Romania, MUªAT & ASOCIAÞII is constantly recommended by foreign legal publications (such as Chambers & Partners, Practical Law Company, International Financial Law Review, Legal 500 etc.) as one of the leading law firms, many of its attorneys being, in their turn, nominated by these publications among the elite of business law in Romania.
In 2012, MUªAT & ASOCIAÞII 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 MUªAT & ASOCIAÞII team, both with regard to the evolution of the mandate portfolio represented in 2011 in the Mergers & Acquisitions area of practice, and to the management strategy adopted.
In addition, MUªAT & ASOCIAÞII was the first local law firm to be granted the prestigious award “National Law Firm of the Year” by the British legal publication International Financial Law Review (IFLR), which also publishes the well-known international legal guide IFLR 1000. Furthermore, the renowned publication Chambers Europe awarded the trophy "Romanian Law Firm of the Year" to MUªAT & ASOCIAÞII 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 consultancy services to some 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, such as: Enel SpA, GDF Suez, Rompetrol, Colas, European Investment Bank, RBS (Royal Bank of Scotland), ING Bank, Fortis Bank, KBC Bank, Raiffeisen Bank, Banca Transilvania, BNP Paribas, OTP Bank, Eli Lilly, GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis, Roche, Abbot, General Electric, General Motors, Microsoft, Intel, Oracle, Google, AON, Amazon.com, AT&T, Nokia, Alcatel - Lucent, Telecom Italia, Thyssen Krupp, Generali, AFI Europe, Electrolux, Caterpillar, Monsanto, Deutsche Bahn, SAB Miller, etc.