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Octavian Popescu Leaves Musat to Set Up Popescu & Asociatii

Octavian Popescu Leaves Musat to Set Up Popescu & Asociatii

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Former Musat & Asociatii Partner Octavian Popescu has left the firm to set up his own: Popescu & Asociatii.

A Musat press release announced that Popescu had withdrawn from its partnership on January 16. The firm declared its partners' gratitude for their years together, and wished him success in his future professional activity.

Popescu specializes in corporate & commercial litigation, with additional expertise in insolvency, foreclosure writs and procedures, and bankruptcy matters. He was with Musat for over 13 years. Among his recent projects, Popescu represented the Cyane SRL real estate developer in a dispute between the Cluj Napoca Local Council and the Association for Urbanistic Protection of Cluj as reported by CEE Legal Matters on July 13, 2017.

Popescu informed CEE Legal Matters that his new firm will kick off with a team of more than 15 lawyers, including four partners, but declined to offer more information at this stage. 

Popescu & Asociatii at a Glance

Popescu & Asociatii is a top Romanian business law firm founded to provide premium integrated services to premium businesses, both in Romania and abroad, in all the relevant areas of practice, and especially in all industries of interest for active economic players.
Established as a full-service law firm, Popescu & Asociatii genuinely combines the expertise and exposure in the consultancy field with high level of strategic capabilities and experience in trials and court rooms, to provide state-of-art advice and representation both in local and cross border deals and files. The firm acts for corporation, local companies, banks and financial corporations, as well as for investment funds and entrepreneurs in all the areas of law: Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate and Commercial/Mergers and Acquisitions, Competition and Antitrust, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Compensations and Benefits, Energy and Natural Resources, Environment, Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals, Intellectual Property and GDPR, IT, Telecom & Media, Infrastructure, PPP and Public Procurement, Prevention, Compliance and White-Collar Crime, Real Estate and Construction, Restructuring and Insolvency, Transport Law.
Our mission is to deliver strategic, excellent and innovative legal and business solutions. Excellence, collaboration, and innovation are at the core of the way we work, with each other and with our clients. We focus on building long-term relationships and we do this by staying true to our founding principles: to provide client service and the highest standards, always keeping in mind work ethics, integrity and the responsibility towards our clients businesses, deals and cases that they entrusting us.
Popescu & Asociatii is ranked and recognized among outstanding law firms in Romania by IFLR 1000 Financial and Corporate and Benchmark Litigation Europe Edition. In addition, the firm received Best Litigation Law Firm in Romania award and has been recognized as one of the best White-Collar Crime Romanian law firms, based on our outstanding experience and market recognition in Romania, at the Romanian Legal Annual Awards Gala 2019.

More information about Popescu & Asociatii can be found here.