Mușat & Asociații wins prestigious “Romania Firm of the Year” award at the LMG Life Sciences Awards EMEA 2024 in London

• Musat & Asociatii received the Romania Firm of the Year award at the LMG Life Sciences EMEA Awards (London, May 16), an international recognition of our exceptional work in the field of life sciences.

• Moreover, Dan Minoiu, Deputy Managing Partner, was awarded Regulatory Advisor of the Year in EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa).

As a full-service law firm, Musat & Asociatii is in the unique position to provide expert advice in all legal & tax matters concerning the highly regulated sector of life sciences. We have achieved constant success in complex mandates due to the strength and depth of our team, which encompasses regulatory attorneys, corporate, competition & antitrust, healthcare & pharma, intellectual property, labour and tax specialists, as well as a team of very experienced litigators. This array of talent enables our firm to consolidate our undisputed top-tier position while developing further expertise in the most sensitive issues and conducting landmark cases.

LMG Life Sciences is one of the most prestigious legal guides (along with its sister companies International Financial Law Review – IFLR, Benchmark Litigation, Managing IP, Expert Guides and ITR) that centralizes the leading law firms and lawyers working in the life sciences sector (biotech, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, dietary supplements, food, cosmetics, etc.). Each year, LMG Life Sciences awards the law firms and lawyers behind the most innovative and challenging legal projects in EMEA, the US and Canada.

In 2022 and 2023, Musat & Asociatii was awarded Eastern Europe Firm of the Year at the LMG Life Sciences Awards EMEA.

“It is the third year in a row that we return from London with outstanding results at the LMG Life Sciences EMEA Awards and we couldn’t be more proud. This award is an international recognition of the efforts of our entire firm in highly sophisticated mandates in the field of life sciences, which required an array of specialized attorneys – health & pharma, IP, litigation, competition, corporate, labour and tax. We are honoured to receive this distinction and to be part of the life sciences law firms elite“, says Paul George Buta, Managing Partner Musat & Asociatii.

Moreover, Dan Minoiu, Deputy Managing Partner, was awarded Regulatory Advisor of the Year in EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa), an exceptional recognition of his outstanding results. Dan is one of the most reputable practitioners in the field of life sciences, having a wide experience advising clients active in highly regulated fields, including pharmaceutical and medical devices companies, private clinics and hospitals, as well as companies in other sectors – IT, FMCG, insurance and agriculture, to name a few.

“I am very honoured to receive this recognition at European level and I am grateful to my colleagues and to our clients for the outstanding collaboration we have. With every mandate we strive for the best possible results and to go beyond expectations, which is what sets us apart in the legal landscape”, says Dan Minoiu.

Manuela Lupeanu, Counsel, and Paul George Buta, Managing Partner, were shortlisted for Non-IP Litigation Rising Star and Antitrust & Competition Lawyer of the Year awards.

Overall, Mușat & Asociații was shortlisted in six award categories for law firms and individuals in the LMG Life Sciences Awards EMEA 2024:

• Romania Firm of the Year;
• Antitrust & Competition Firm of the Year;
• Antitrust & Competition Lawyer of the YearPaul George Buta, Managing Partner;
• Regulatory Advisor of the YearDan Minoiu, Deputy Managing Partner;
• Product Liability Lawyer of the Year Dan Minoiu, Deputy Managing Partner;
• Non IP Litigation Rising StarManuela Lupeanu, Counsel.

Among the winners of the other award categories in the LMG Life Sciences Awards EMEA 2024 there were prestigious law firms such as: DLA Piper, Latham & Watkins, Powell Gilbert, Hogan Lovells, Ropes & Gray, De Clercq & Partners, McDermott Will & Emery, Dimitrov Petrov & Co, Finnegan, The Luzzatto Group, Morgan Lewis, TGS Baltic, Carpmaels & Ransford, King & Spalding, DORDA, A&O Shearman.

About Mușat & Asociații 

Mușat & Asociații stands for the highest level of expertise and commitment in assisting clients in their business. Mușat & Asociații provides consulting services in all business law areas, including Mergers & Acquisitions, Privatization, Real Estate, Banking, Energy & Natural Resources, Competition, Corporate, Telecommunications & IT, Labour, Tax, Capital Markets, Environmental Law, Litigation & Commercial Arbitration and Criminal Law.

Recognized as one of the pillars of Romania’s business law practice, Mușat & Asociații is constantly recommended by international specialized publications (Chambers & Partners, International Financial Law Review, Legal 500 etc.) as a leading law firm in Romania. Besides, many of its attorneys have been nominated by such publications among the elite of business law in Romania.