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Karanovic & Partners in cooperation with local lawyers

General Business Law

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What the team is known for

Well-regarded corporate practice offering expertise in M&A, investment transactions and market entry. Frequently advises foreign investors on their ventures in Bosnia & Herzegovina, most notably in the energy, banking and life sciences sectors. Also well placed to assist with merger clearance and regulatory proceedings.

Strengths

"The team really does have expertise and is knowledgeable, which is helpful," reports a client who also mentions: "The team is committed."

Work highlights

Assisted ArcelorMittal with its proposed investment in a PPP to develop a combined heat and power plant in Zenica.

Notable practitioners

Nihad Sijerčić advises on M&A deals, financings, refinancings, regulatory issues and restructurings. One satisfied source reports him to be "very diligent and committed to each client," before adding: "We rely so much on him."

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Overview

The practice offers unrivalled sector specific coverage to investors. The practice is a leader in the market because of its dedication, quality legal service, and in-depth understanding of the needs of its clients. The team has been involved in many of the largest and most complex transactions in the market and takes pride in its reputation as a transactional and corporate/commercial legal powerhouse.


The practice is more than a legal practice with a top client portfolio. The professionalism and business integrity of its specialised team has allowed it to assume a leadership position in almost all areas of law. The practice provides advice at the highest professional level which is tailor made to a client’s particular needs and requirements.


Areas in which the practice particularly focuses are: mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, privatisation, corporate, real estate, banking and finance, competition, energy and infrastructure, telecom, media and technology, employment, taxation, dispute resolution, restructuring and bankruptcy, intellectual property, healthcare.


The practice has its cooperating law offices in both entities, in Sarajevo and in Banja Luka which enables it to be closer to its clients and policy makers as well as to be in depth with local regulations, providing better services to the practice’s clients. This makes a difference compared to other international law offices.



Members

Sijerčić, Nihad (Head of Department)

Đugum, Amina

Popara, Lejla

General Business Law Department

Karanovic & Partners in cooperation with local lawyers

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Department location

Fra Anđela Zvizdovića, 1

BC UNTIC, Tower B/II

Sarajevo

Sarajevo

Sarajevo Canton

Bosnia & Herzegovina

71000

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Bosnia & Herzegovina

General Business Law


Nihad Sijerčić
Band 2