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This content is provided by CR Partners in cooperation with Karanovic & Partners.

Number of partners: 2
Number of fee-earners: 7
Languages: Albanian, English, Italian, Spanish

Firm Overview:
CR PARTNERS is an independent law firm in Albania, assisting domestic and international companies, international finance institutions, non-for-profit organizations, among others. The firm's main strength is its qualified and experienced team of lawyers of leading professionals in their areas of expertise, who have been assisting clients on Albanian law matters since 1996.

In 2021, Karanovic & Partners established a full cooperation with CR PARTNERS in Albania, offering seamless legal services to meet the needs of clients, no matter how complex they are, now with CR Partners in cooperation with Karanovic & Partners.

The firm’s team is composed of highly motivated lawyers who are locally and internationally educated, speaking English, French and Italian, and who possess the necessary skills and expertise to answer the growing needs of clients for sophisticated advice to complex legal matters within prompt turnaround times.

The partners and senior members of the firm have benefited working in complex sophisticated finance, M&A, PPP transactions for Fortune 500 companies, often alongside magic circle firms and lawyers, which combined with a thorough knowledge and understanding of the local legal, business, and political environment, puts the firm in a position to provide unique and comprehensive advice to all clients, domestic and foreign having business or interest in Albania.

The firm has excellent reputation on the market and works with leading companies in major industries such as energy, telecommunications, banking, pharmaceuticals and consumer goods.


Main Areas of Practice:
 

Corporate & Commercial Contracts

Banking & Finance

Anti-Trust

Dispute Resolution

Employment

Energy & Infrastructure

Environment & Regulatory

IP & Consumer Goods

Real Estate

Telecommunications


Banking & Finance:
 

■ NBG Bank on the sale of shares of its subsidiary in Albania to American Bank of Investments

■ IuteCredit Europe on local securities related to a bond issue transaction

■ Intesa Sanpaolo on the digitalisation of banking services

Key Clients: Intesa Sanpaolo Bank, IuteCredit Europe, Visa

Contacts: Alban Caushi, Anisa Rrumbullaku


Commercial/Corporate:
 

■ Vodafone Albania on acquisition of leading fixed telecom services company ABCom

■ Saint Gobain (Albanian subsidiary) on matters of company, contract and employment law

■ Bankers Petroleum on matters of company and contract law

■ Albawings on company and commercial matters

Key Clients: Vodafone Albania, Bankers Petroleum, Saint Gobain, Albawings, Infosoft Group

Contacts: Anisa Rrumbullaku, Alban Caushi


Energy & Utilities/Projects:
 

■ Bankers Petroleum (largest onshore petroleum operation company) on various legal matters

■ IFC/Government of Albania on implementation of a health PPP project

■ Green for Growth on bankability of renewables energy sector in Albania

■ Agikons related to legal advise on implementation of a PPP in public schooling

■ Government of Albania/Roland Berger regarding PPP for an airport in Albania

Key Clients: Bankers Petroleum, Bechtel, Telemenia ltd

Contacts: Anisa Rrumbullaku, Alban Caushi


Competition:
 

■ Vodafone Albania on anti-trust matters related with state authorities’ investigations

■ Pharmaceutical companies on investigations from the Albanian Competition Authority

■ Volkswagen on various merger filings in Albania

■ Daimler on competition advice

Key Clients: Vodafone Albania, Volkswagen, Saint Gobain, Farma Net, Daimler

Contact: Anisa Rrumbullaku


Intellectual Property:
 

■ Vodafone on matters regarding consumer protection, advertising, privacy and intellectual property

■ Mars Overseas Holding on privacy matters

■ Shiseido on trademark registration and trademark renewal matters

Key Clients: Vodafone Albania, Shiseido, Suavinex

Contact: Anisa Rrumbullaku


Consumer Goods & Product Safety:
 

■ Henkel on safety products regulatory and labelling matters

■ Suavinex on cosmetic products legislation and labelling matters

■ Google in matters of privacy and data protection

■ Pfizer in pharmaceutical sector regulatory matters

Key Clients: Pfizer, Mylan, Henkel, Suavinex

Contact: Anisa Rrumbullaku


Dispute Resolution:
 

■ Intesa Sanpaolo in various litigation matters

■ Vodafone Albania in tax and employment litigation

■ Saint Gobain in employment litigations

■ Bankers Petroleum in defamation disputes

■ Albawings in employment and corporate disputes

Key Clients: Intesa Sanpaolo, Saint Gobain, Bankers Petroleum, Albawings

Contact: Alban Caushi

OFFICES:  

CR PARTNERS in cooperation with Karanovic & Partners

Ibrahim Rugova

Sky Tower, Suite 5/2

1001 Tirana, Albania

+355 4 2228181

[email protected]

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Albania

Corporate/Commercial
Band 2
Dispute Resolution
Band 2

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Albania

Corporate/Commercial


Anisa Rrumbullaku
Band 1

Corporate/Commercial: Intellectual Property


Anisa Rrumbullaku
Band 3

Dispute Resolution


Alban Çaushi
Band 1
Fatos Lazimi
Band 2

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Anisa RrumbullakuCorporate/Commercial
Alban ÇaushiDispute Resolution
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Fatos LazimiDispute Resolution
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Anisa RrumbullakuCorporate/Commercial: Intellectual Property

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Sky Tower, Floor 5, Suite 14

Ibrahim Rrugova

Tirana

Tirana County

Albania

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