Managing Partner: Sead Miljković
Number of Partners: 2 Number of Lawyers: 6
Languages: Bosnian, Croatian, English, German, Serbian, Slovenian
Law Office Miljković & Partners was established in 2005 by the present managing partner of the firm Sead Miljković, as a single-lawyer firm co-operating with regional office of an international law firm. In 2014 Sead Miljković decided to team up with Amar Bajramović, and the firm began to grow. The firm’s practice is focused on commercial and corporate law, serving international companies active in Bosnia and Herzegovina (B&H).
Main Areas Of Practice:
Energy & Projects
Competition & Antitrust
Banking & Finance
Insolvency & Restructuring
Regulatory & Public Procurement
Corporate & M&A:
The firm has significant experience in advising and representing clients on complex transactions and commercial matters, privatisations and sales of businesses in various industries. The firm’s lawyers have been involved in major M&A projects in B&H, resulting in extensive experience in complex domestic and international projects that include carrying out large due diligence projects, as well as drafting and negotiating complex acquisition documentation.
Energy & Projects:
Since 2005 the firm’s lawyers have been engaged in all major energy projects in B&H. They regularly advise all major energy companies active in B&H on both conventional and renewable energy projects, as well as companies involved in trade of electricity.
Law Office Miljković & Partners advises clients on all legal aspects of their real estate business, including loan agreements and securities, enforcement proceedings over real and movable property, asset transactions, concessions and others.
Competition & Antitrust:
The firm has represented clients in some of the most challenging competition and antitrust matters in B&H since the competition authority was set up in 2005. Managing partner Sead Miljković has particular expertise in national and EU competition law matters and has advised on the imposition of fines, distribution agreements, competition concerns related to energy and telecommunications projects, civil litigation and everyday compliance counseling.
Banking & Finance:
The firm has worked with all types of businesses to help them negotiate, structure and document their financial needs in all forms. It advises on corporate finance, project finance, financial restructuring and regulatory aspects for financial institutions.
Insolvency & Restructuring:
The practice has experience representing both secured and unsecured creditors and debtors, as well as insolvency professionals, on the full spectrum of insolvency matters, regardless of complexity or location. The firm’s experience allows it to give clients a swift assessment of their risks and develop a recovery plan.
The practice focuses mainly on the issues clients face in their day-to-day business operations, including reviewing employee policy manuals and developing employment agreements. The firm regularly counsels on employment contracts, management contracts, employee discipline, terminations, labour disputes, redundancy plans and the implementation of small and large-scale redundancy projects.
When business and commercial disputes arise, the firm helps its clients in negotiations, often in alternative dispute resolution settings. When those methods fail, the firm’s experienced attorneys are able to aggressively pursue judicial relief or defend any claims brought against its clients in all courts in B&H.
Regulatory & Public Procurement:
The firm helps clients to understand the complex regulatory legal framework in B&H and to minimise regulatory risks by aiming to provide preventative advice. Partner Amar Bajramović has developed extensive know-how of heavily regulated public sectors, as well as of compliance issues with the environmental regulations.
The firm advises clients on various intellectual property matters. Its experience allows it to give clients a swift assessment of potential trade mark infringement matters. The firm regularly advises on trade mark registration procedures in B&H, and over its years of practice it has built solid professional relationships with competent authorities, courts and other attorneys active in this field.