Mr Gheorghe Musat > Musat & Asociatii > Bucharest, Romania > Lawyer Profile

Musat & Asociatii
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Work Department

Mergers & Acquisitions / Privatisation, Banking & Finance, Corporate & Commercial Law, Litigation & Arbitration


Senior Partner. Mr. Muşat has a wealth of experience of foreign investors’ issues in Romania, and a profound understanding of the market, as well as on the legal and business trends. He is one of the ‘market builders’ of the business law practice in Romania, having over 38 years of experience in the field, being involved as team leader in a variety of high-profile merger and acquisition transactions, as well as in most of the major privatization deals in Romania, acting either on the side of the Romanian Government or on the private buyers’ side, most of them multinational corporations or large local companies.

Mr. Musat gathered unparalleled experience in Mergers and Acquisitions/Privatisation, Banking, Project & Corporate Finance and Dispute Resolution (international and domestic arbitration included). Mr. Muşat is a frequent lecturer on restructuring, privatisation and mergers and acquisitions matters, as well as on other issues regarding doing business and foreign investments in Romania.


Currently the firm’s Senior Partner, Mr. Muşat founded Muşat & Asociații in 1990; Individual practitioner, 1983-1990


Romanian, English and French


Romanian Bar Association


Law degree, University of Bucharest

Lawyer Rankings

Romania > Capital markets

Musat & Asociatii has a ‘very collaborative‘ capital markets team which combines strong domestic expertise with ‘an international outlook‘. The team is able to ‘see the big picture and context but is fastidious with the details‘. The firm has a good track record on debt and equity transactions and also has solid expertise in regulatory matters, where it represents a mix of issuers, underwriters, investment funds and public sector clients, including Romania’s Ministry of Finance. Key contacts include managing partner Gheorghe Musat, Razvan Stoicescu  and Monia Dobrescu.

Romania > White-collar crime

Musat & Asociatii combines its strong litigation practice with a deep knowledge of white-collar crime issues and related investigations and risk management advice. The team fields several senior litigators with a stellar track record in the area, including Gheorghe Musat and Cosmin Libotean. Recently promoted partner Alexandru Terța also has an active practice, regularly representing clients in disputes linked to charges of fraud, bribery, embezzlement and money laundering. Stefan Diaconescu is noted at the managing associate level.

Romania > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Musat & Asociatii continues to retain a strong presence in the Romanian market, built around a longstanding reputation for high-end advice and a solid portfolio of high-profile corporate clients. The team’s scale and cross-practice approach enables a broad range of transactional and day-to-day work for clients such as Ecolab, Sony and Google. This includes close collaboration with colleagues on related tax, real estate, employment and competition issues. Practice head and founder Gheorghe Musat has over 35 years’ market experience. Other key practitioners include Razvan Stoicescu, Iulian Popescu, and Monia Dobrescu.

Romania > Dispute resolution

Musat & Asociatii has a longstanding reputation for its litigation and arbitration expertise, and a strong track record representing domestic and international companies in claims involving local authorities and regulators. The multidisciplinary group is active in contentious public procurement and financial services-related claims. Another strength is defending clients against fraud and white-collar crime investigations, as well as handling related criminal proceedings. Managing partner Gheorghe Musat remains a prominent market figure. Clients consider Angela Porumb ‘a remarkable litigation lawyer with tremendous experience and devotion‘. Other key team members include Razvan Stoicescu, Cosmin Libotean and Paul Buta, as well as managing associate Ramona Cîrlig.