Real Estate Department

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What the team is known for Expert real estate and construction team which distinguishes itself with its work on major real estate developments. Particularly advises clients on the development of large hotels and resorts. Also assists with matters relating to real estate disposals and leasing mandates. Offers particular experience in distressed real estate transactions.

Strengths Clients appreciate the firm's reach and approach, with one noting: "The lawyers have a great international practice and they are well organised, responsive, hard working and offer very good know-how."

Another client affirms the team's depth, suggesting it is made up of "a number of real estate-exclusive lawyers who are strong individuals and able to cover every aspect of real estate."

Notable practitioners

Ivan Pantović is recognised by interviewees as "an expert in real estate" and widely considered a leader in the market. He has experience advising on leasing and management issues within the hospitality sector. "He has a very pleasant personality and when we work with him we don't feel like we're working with a lawyer, but rather a colleague," according to one client, who adds: "It doesn't take him much time to comprehend any issue and propose suitable solutions."

Ivana Panić is particularly noted for her work on construction mandates and projects. Clients underline her knowledge of FIDIC contracts, with one commenting: "She is one of the best construction lawyers in the market, and she has the unique FIDIC expertise." Another interviewee highlights the importance of her language skills on cross-border matters, citing her "good level of understanding in English-language contracts."

Slaven Moravčević is praised for his "great knowledge and commercial awareness," with one client commenting: "He is excellent in managing projects." He counts developers, investors and construction companies among his clients and is particularly prominent on property developments.