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Divjak Topić Bahtijarević & Krka

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Managing Partner: Emir Bahtijarević
Senior Partners: Emir Bahtijarević, Damir Topić, Mario Krka
Number of partners: 7
Number of lawyers: 25
Languages:Croatian, English, German, Italian, Russian, Ukrainian

Firm Overview:
Divjak Topić Bahtijarević & Krka Law Firm (DTB) is a top-tier corporate and commercial legal service provider to international and Croatian corporations in the Republic of Croatia. Whether it is in established or emerging industries, DTB lawyers offer an integral insight into the local business environment. DTB has been successfully advising national and multinational corporations, financial institutions, investors and governments in both everyday business and sophisticated strategic transactions for over 25 years now. The firm is able to tailor-assemble a team based on client’s needs, unmatched by competitors both in numbers and qualifications. Besides Croatian, DTB lawyers are fluent in/court interpreters for/native speakers of English, German, Italian, Russian and Ukrainian. In a nutshell, DTB offers clients a steady presence of more than 25 years multilingual competence and regional presence through tightly related professional networks. DTB lawyers are organised in more than ten diversified practice groups, allowing them to observe the 24hour response policy when getting in touch with clients and providing them with up-to-date advice.

Main Areas of Practice:
Antitrust & Competition
Commercial & Corporate
Banking & Finance
Infrastructure & Environmental
Intellectual Property
Litigation & Dispute Resolutions
Mergers & Acquisitions
Real Estate & Project Finance
Regulatory & Administrative
Telecommunications & Media

Antitrust & Competition:
1 partner, 3 associates
Restrictive agreements, merger control, abuse of dominant position, and compliance can create a forest of complex, tangled issues for even the most experienced business person. DTB’s antitrust and competition team helps clients to solve the urgent antitrust and competition issues and to implement long-term strategies to reduce their risk in the future.
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Banking & Finance:
2 partners, 3 associates
The team guide clients through the full range of regulatory and compliance issues, as well as in sophisticated transactions such as syndicated loans, refinancing, securitisation, financial product structuring, leveraged financing, banking agreements, capital markets, and investment funds.
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Commercial & Corporate:
4 partners; 14 associates
Experienced in major local and cross-border transactions, the firm’s corporate and commercial practice group guides clients through commercial contracts, corporate governance, general company advice, joint ventures and many more.
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2 partners, 8 associates
Having represented clients in the power, oil, gas and renewable energy sectors, the firm has a comprehensive and in-depth understanding of the legal issues that are most important to their continued success.
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Real Estate & Infrastructure:
2 partners, 4 associates
DTB has exceptional experience and knowledge in representing clients in the most complicated and demanding real estate transactions and infrastructure projects in Croatia. The firm is also experienced in financing, regulatory, permitting requirements, motorways, port facilities, power plants, and oil and gas facilities.
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Intellectual Property:
1 partner, 2 associates
This group delivers client-focused advice on IP matters for leading regional and world brands including trademarks, industrial design, patent, copyright and infringement and litigation.
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Mergers & Acquisitions:
3 partners, 12 associates
The firm’s dedicated M&A lawyers advise on public and private M&A transactions across many different industries and in single and multijurisdictional deals. DTB’s M&A team has completed some of the most complex M&A transactions in Croatia.
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Regulatory & Administrative:
1 partner, 3 associates
Government regulations can be a major challenge for companies doing business in Croatia. DTB’s comprehensive knowledge of Croatia’s administrative and public law, and experience in regulatory investigations, has helped clients successfully manage their business operations.
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Litigation & Dispute Resolution:
3 partners, 7 associates
DTB regularly represents leading domestic and international companies in their most important, high-profile commercial disputes.
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