Legal services

Practice Areas

Banking & Finance

All   legal   services   relating   to   banking,   leasing,   insurance, investment funds and capital markets.

We will underline the following particular services relating to:

  • general banking law – international loans, guarantees and banking products;
  • asset financing and structured finance;
  • refinancing and creation of security interest;
  • banking agreements;
  • finance and operating lease agreements;
  • registration of investment funds; and
  • initial public offerings.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT PRACTICE GROUP LEADER: Marko Kallay

Commercial and Corporate

Our Law Firm provides the broadest range of legal services in the area of Commercial Law and Corporate Law.

We will underline the following particular services relating to:

  • incorporation of companies and other legal entities;
  • representation in registration procedures;
  • restructuring, liquidation and bankruptcy of companies;
  • company management consultancy and preparation of relevant documents;
  • joint venture agreements;
  • mergers & acquisitions (M&A);
  • competition services;
  • commercial contracts; and
  • outsourcing.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT PRACTICE GROUP LEADER: Ivna Medić

Dispute Resolution, Arbitration and Mediation

Our commercial dispute team has extensive experience in finding the  most effective  resolutions  to  disputes arisen from commercial contracts, different forms of financing (loans, leases), insurance contracts, warranty claims, sale of company shares or assets, disputes between shareholders, between directors, between a director and company, professional negligence claims and claims arising from a variety of non-contractual relations.

We will underline the following particular services relating to:

  • litigation;
  • international and domestic arbitration;
  • commercial disputes and commercial arbitration;
  • competition-related disputes;
  • disputes concerning the protection of intellectual property rights;
  • compensation for damage;
  • individual and collective labor disputes, collective bargaining;
  • disputes concerning real estate rights;  and
  • recognition and enforcement of foreign court verdicts and arbitration awards.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT PRACTICE GROUP LEADER: Marko Kallay

Employment

All legal services relating to a variety of labor-law matters including employment and management agreements, restructuring plans, collective bargaining and employment litigation.

We will underline the following particular services relating to:

  • drafting of employment contracts, employment policies, agreements between a works council and employer, collective bargaining agreements and other documents in the area of labor law;
  • suppression of illegal strikes and other forms of industrial actions;
  • lockouts;
  • establishment of and relationships with trade unions, works councils and employers’ associations;
  • termination of employment contracts;
  • drafting and termination of executive employment contracts;
  • collective redundancy management;
  • procedures for informing, counseling and co-decision making with works councils;
  • combating workplace discrimination and protection against mobbing;
  • inventions and technical advances under employment;
  • temporary employment and labor mobility; and
  • contractual and statutory prohibition of competing with the employer.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT PRACTICE GROUP LEADER: Ivan Matić

Intellectual Property and Information Technology

Our intellectual property & IT team keeps track with the constantly increasing standards in this area of law, which has gained in importance over time, and advising our clients in the IT and high-tech sectors is part of our ordinary business.

We will underline the following particular services relating to:

  • searching, registration and protection of trademarks, patents and industrial designs;
  • protection of copyright and related rights;
  • protection of data and privacy and undertaking measures against falsification;
  • software licensing;
  • IT registration and renewal; and
  • technology transfer.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT PRACTICE GROUP LEADER: Dina Slunjski

Debt Collection, Bankruptcy and Pre-Bankruptcy Proceedings

Our litigation team has extensive experience in litigation, debt collection, enforcement procedures, and bankruptcy and pre-bankruptcy settlement proceedings.

We will underline the following particular services relating to:

  • litigation for debt collection;
  • procedures for enforcement against real and personal property, bank accounts, accounts receivable, stocks, shares and other assets that may be enforced against;
  • reporting and collecting claims in bankruptcy and pre-bankruptcy procedures;
  • counseling with respect to bankruptcy reorganization and financial restructuring plans;
  • creation of security interest using temporary and preliminary measures; and
  • verification of debtor assets.
Real Estate, Energy, Infrastructure, Environmental & Project Finance

Our Law Firm’s know-how includes advising our clients on a variety of real estate transactions and property development projects which involve the purchase of existing and construction of new shopping malls, office buildings, industrial facilities, hotels and tourist resorts, power plants, airport and sea port facilities, motorways and similar energy, infrastructure and environmental facilities.

We will underline the following particular services relating to:

  • real property purchase, lease and rent;
  • land registration law and land registry procedures;
  • physical planning and construction;
  • investments in transport infrastructure;
  • investments in the gas & oil industry;
  • drafting contracts and other documents in accordance with the FIDIC rules;
  • renewable energy sources;
  • waste disposal and waste management systems; and
  • investments in the hotel and tourism industry.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT PRACTICE GROUP LEADER: Marko Kallay

Regulatory

Our legal team’s daily activities include providing services in connection with the relationships between our clients and the relevant regulators, obtaining licenses, aligning our clients’ business with the relevant laws and regulations, and examining and researching regulations applicable to the business and public sectors, including the applicable law of the European Unions.

We will underline the following particular services relating to:

  • representation in proceedings before government regulatory authorities;
  • obtaining location and building permits and other documents required for construction;
  • obtaining permits, approvals, consents and other documents in the energy, transport and environmental sectors;
  • exercise of the right to government incentives;
  • aligning business operations with the regulations of the European Union.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT PRACTICE GROUP LEADER: Mara Terihaj

Tenders, Concessions & Public Private Partnerships

In this area of law, we provide a comprehensive service including international public procurement procedures.

We will underline the following particular services relating to:

  • development of tender and contractual documentation for public procurement procedures;
  • advisement of employers in public procurement procedures;
  • representing tenderers in appellate proceedings before the State Commission for Public Procurement Procedure Control;
  • representing tenderers in administrative disputes against decisions of the State Commission for Public Procurement Procedure Control;
  • representation and legal protection in concession awarding procedures and drafting of concession agreements; and
  • representation in the proposing and authorization of public-private partnership projects and drafting of public-private partnership agreements.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT PRACTICE GROUP LEADER: Marko Kallay

Representation in Administrative, Criminal & Misdemeanor Proceedings

Our legal team responsible for administrative, misdemeanor and criminal proceedings is ready to offer each client an optimal solution at all times and is particularly experienced in criminal proceedings in the area of economic crime.

We will underline the following particular services relating to:

  • representation with respect to government audits, expropriation and restitution proceedings, and other administrative proceedings before public authorities;
  • anti-money laundering;
  • administrative disputes against particular decisions and general documents, as well as actions and failures of public administration authorities;
  • administrative disputes to evaluate the legality of entering into, terminating or performing administrative contracts;
  • misdemeanor proceedings in the area of competition, labor law, customs and tax regulations, personal data protection, corporate law and other areas of law; and
  • representing injured parties, drafting criminal charges and providing defense in criminal proceedings for economic crimes.