Romanian law firm Popovici Nitu & Asociatii received the Law firm of the year in Romania award from the UK magazine The Lawyer, at The Lawyer’s European Awards 2012 event held last week in Monte Carlo. At the same time, Florentin Tuca, the founder of Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii, received the European Managing Partner of the year award.
The awards were judged by a panel of UK managing and senior partners and senior in-house counsel of multinational companies: Caterpillar, Thomas Eggar, CBS Outdoor, Addleshaw Goddard, Travers Smith, Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance, HBO Europe, Unisys, G4S, Rusal, Macfarlanes, Wood Group, Clyde & Co, InterContinental Hotels Group and Stephenson Harwood.
In the Law firm of the year: Romania category of the awards, Musat & Asociatii came out Highly commended, while Kinstellar, Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen, Salans and Ţuca Zbârcea & Asociaţii were nominated in the category.
German firm Noerr became European Law Firm of the year.
In the European Managing Partner of the year category, Oleksiy Didkovskiy of Asters law firm came Highly commended, while Emmanuelle Barbara with August & Debouzy, Christian H. Pothe with Buse Heberer Fromm, Pauliina Tenhunen, with Castrén & Snellman, and Luca Failla and Francesco Rotondi and LABLAW – Studio Legale were nominated.
The full list of winners at The Lawyer awards can be found here.