Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Mario Krka
- 1 partner
- 2 other qualified lawyers
What the team is known for Extensive experience representing clients before the Competition Agency and High Administrative Court. Advises on compliance aspects of horizontal and vertical agreements and offers clients compliance training. Acts for clients across a broad range of industries including energy, tourism and construction.
Strengths According to one client: "The team covers all kinds of legal risk. They are very thorough." Another source maintains that "they are wonderful to work with and understand our business."
Work highlights Successfully represented HURA before the Competition Agency in relation to an alleged infringement of competition regulations.
Advises Doğuş Group in respect of its operations in Croatia and defended the client against cartel accusations before the Competition Agency.
Significant clients Heineken, Japan Tobacco International, Doğuş Group, Douglas, HURA.
Mario Krka heads the antitrust and competition group and is valued for his expertise across all aspects of competition law. He is especially practised in the areas of cartels and allegations of abuse of dominance. His busy practice includes continuing to advise Heineken Croatia on various matters including merger clearances. Sources refer to his "understanding of client business," adding "he is always available, is great on presentation, and has really good representation skills."
Ana Tudoric Mejovsek advises on distribution agreements and compliance. She has considerable experience representing clients before the Competition Agency and High Court and is part of the team that continues to advise Doğuş Group with regard to alleged cartel breaches, including a case that was remanded to the Competition Agency by the High Administrative Court. Sources stress that "she is very good at managing the expectations of clients. She is very experienced in distribution agreements and issues that have to be dealt with immediately."