Mr Mihai Popa > Musat & Asociatii > Bucharest, Romania > Lawyer Profile

Musat & Asociatii
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Work Department

Restructuring & Insolvency, Corporate & Commercial Law, Litigation & Arbitration, Employment


Deputy Managing Partner. Mihai Popa has been advising clients for more than 15 years in all matters of reorganization and insolvency, as well as in all areas of labour law. Mihai is qualified both as a lawyer and as an insolvency practitioner and this allows him to take a more comprehensive, practical and forward looking approach when assisting our clients.

Insolvency advice coordinated by Mihai covers judicial and voluntary reorganization, pre-insolvency proceedings, bankruptcy and liquidation, asset recovery and/or negotiations with debtors and creditors.
Mihai also manages complex insolvency litigation, including recovery of receivables, cancellation of fraudulent acts, challenging the measures ordered by judicial receivers, in all industries, including energy, constructions, pharma, retail, and financial.

On labour matters, Mihai generally advises national and international clients in all industries, in both advisory and litigation mandates, including employees’ benefits, restructuring plans, voluntary retirement schemes, individual employment agreements, or employees’ transfer, collective bargaining agreements, collective negotiations and consultations, secondment, disciplinary and professional unfitness procedures, discrimination and harassment claims.


  • Partner, Muşat & Asociaţii: 2015 to date;
  • Managing Associate, Muşat & Asociaţii: 2013 – 2015;
  • Senior Associate, Muşat & Asociaţii: 2010 – 2013;
  • Associate, Muşat & Asociaţii: 2005 – 2010


Romanian, English and French


Romanian Bar Association
National Insolvency Practitioners Association

INSOL Europe


Law degree, University of Bucharest

Lawyer Rankings

Romania > Restructuring and insolvency

Musat & Asociatii brings a strong multidisciplinary approach to its well-regarded restructuring and insolvency service. The firm acts for a diverse range of clients from across many sectors, including banks, distressed debt investors, trade creditors and debtors. It also offers a specialised insolvency service which often acts as judicial administrator on insolvency proceedings and liquidations. The versatile Mihai Popa leads the team, offering a mix of contentious and non-contentious expertise. Managing associate Dana Buscu is also well regarded.

Romania > Employment

Musat & Asociatii has a multi-faceted employment team with a broad range of expertise. This includes negotiating and drafting individual and collective agreements, M&A support, and advice on outsourcing, immigration, redundancy programs, and benefits and pensions schemes. The team has deep knowledge of local, national and EU-wide employment issues, which explains its popularity with domestic and international clients. Deputy managing partner Mihai Popa leads the team, which includes managing associate Simona Anton and senior associate Dragoș Lungu.