Banking & Finance Department

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What the team is known for Stands out for work on behalf of key creditors in major insolvency mandates. Acts for foreign bidders on the acquisition of Croatian loan portfolios. Assists Austrian banks with the restructuring or refinancing of loans provided to the Croatian market. Often works closely with affiliated offices in Austria and across the CEE region.

Strengths Clients value the lawyers' "swift responses, the quality of their deliverables and their multilingual skills."

"They think out of the box," states another interviewee, going on to say: "They have a wider picture in mind, as they are well informed about the business environment in Croatia and across the EU."

Work highlights Advised Sberbank on the defence of its interests as a major creditor to insolvent company Agrokor.

Notable practitioners

Ozren Kobsa and Miriam Simsa are key contacts for the firm's Croatian banking practice.