Musat & Asociatii’s name stands for the highest level of expertise and commitment in assisting clients in business matters. For over 27 years, the firm has acted for banks and other financial institutions, international businesses, venture capital funds, major Romanian public and private companies and government agencies. They have prided themselves on working for many major US and EU corporations, investing or doing business in Romania. The firm prides itself on its impressive portfolio of mandates, always setting legal precedents and breaking new ground. This extensive experience in all areas of business law is put to the service its clients. The firm is recognized for its focus on constantly developing value added, tailor–made legal services, aimed at enabling its client’s business progress in a legally sound environment. No matter the project assigned by its clients, the firm will continue to operate in accordance with it business principles of quality, integrity and responsibility.
Mihai Popa joined Musat & Asociatii in 2005 and gathered remarkable expertise in assisting clients throughout all the steps of reorganization and insolvency, including judicial and voluntary reorganization, pre-insolvency proceedings, bankruptcy and liquidation, asset recovery and/or negotiations with debtors and creditors. In addition, Mihai manages complex litigation files in the insolvency field, including recovery of receivables, cancellation of fraudulent acts, challenging the measures ordered by judicial receivers, successfully handling assignments entrusted by clients in a wide range of sectors, such as energy, constructions, pharma, retail or financial. Mihai is a long standing partner within Musat & Asociatii and the Head of our Restructuring & Insolvency practice. He has built an extensive professional expertise as business lawyer and insolvency practitioner. He joined the firm in 2005 and gathered a remarkable expertise in the Insolvency industry and has gained vast knowledge in dealing with all types of restructuring and insolvency procedure from complex administrations to extensive bankruptcies.
Dana’s main practice areas include restructuring & insolvency, litigation & arbitration and corporate & commercial law. She received a law degree and postgraduate diploma from the University of Bucharest in 2007 and 2008 respectively. She is fluent in French, English and Romanian and she was admitted to the Romanian Bar Association in 2008. With more than 10 years experience as a lawyer and insolvency practitioner, Dana has built a reputation of providing top client services in insolvency proceedings. She successfully covers a wide range of cases assisting and representing clients in insolvency proceedings, assessment of the legal feasibility of reorganization plans, analysis of the transfers and agreements concluded before the opening of the insolvency procedures, as well as claims for termination of fraudulent acts and triggering the responsibility of the former management for the insolvency state of the debtor.
Iuliana Popa is a managing associate whose main practice areas include restructuring & insolvency and litigation & arbitration. Iuliana received her law degree from Alexandu Ioan Cuza University of Iasi in 2007 and her postgraduate diploma in criminal law in 2010. She speaks English, French and Romanian and is a member of the Romanian Bar Association, to which she was admitted in 2009, and the National Insolvency Practitioners Association, to which she was admitted in 2012. Iuliana is a highly regarded lawyer and insolvency practitioner among our clients for her strong ability to overcome difficult problems in complex cases she handles. Her experience ranges across all the key industries sectors – energy, infrastructure, real estate, healthcare, etc. Also, Iuliana manages complex insolvency administrations, including cross-border insolvencies, complex contentious matters, as well as informal restructuring, security enforcement and banking litigation, being involved in all stages of the transactions.