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Firm Profile

Divjak, Topić & Bahtijarević

Firm Profile


  • Profile
  • Ivana Lučića 2A
  • Zagreb
  • City of Zagreb
  • Croatia
  • 10000

Firm profile submitted by Divjak, Topić & Bahtijarević

Managing Partner: Emir Bahtijarević
Senior Partners: Saša Divjak, Damir Topić
Number of partners: 6
Number of lawyers: 30
Languages: Croatian, English, German, Italian, Russian, Ukrainian

Divjak, Topić & Bahtijarević 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 20 years now.
With 30 lawyers on board, the firm can 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 20 years, 30 fee earners, 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 24-hour response policy when getting in touch with clients and providing them with up-to-date advice.

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. For more info please contact: [email protected]

Banking & Finance:
1 partner, 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. For more info please contact: [email protected]

Commercial & Corporate:
4 partners; 18 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. For more info please contact: [email protected]

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. For more info please contact: [email protected]

Real Estate & Infrastructure:
2 partners, 9 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. For more info please contact: [email protected]

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. For more info please contact: [email protected]

Mergers & Acquisitions:
3 partners, 14 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. For more info please contact: [email protected]

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. For more info please contact: [email protected]

Litigation & Dispute Resolutions:
3 partners, 5 associates
DTB regularly represents leading domestic and international companies in their most important, high-profile commercial disputes. For more information, please contact: [email protected]


  • Ivana Lučića 2A,
  • Zagreb,
  • City of Zagreb
  • Croatia
  • 10000
  • Tel +385 1 5391 600
  • Fax +385 1 5391 601
  • Email : [email protected]
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