Firm Profile > Georgi Dimitrov Attorneys > Skopje, North Macedonia

Georgi Dimitrov Attorneys
IVO LOLA RIBAR STREET, NO. 57/1-6
1000 SKOPJE
North Macedonia

Leading firms Tier 3

Georgi Dimitrov Attorneys advises international clients with a significant presence in the North Macedonian market. The full-service firm is particularly active on litigations, restructurings and M&A transactions for a broad roster of blue-chip clients operating in a number of sectors, including mining and commodities, commercial banking and TMT. Commercial advisory mandates and merger control issues also feature in its recent instructions. The firm is jointly led by Georgi Dimitrov who is 'one of the best corporate and commercial lawyers in North Macedonia', Katarina Ginoska and Nadica Dimovska who are noted for their commercial litigation and arbitration expertise.

Practice head(s):

Georgi Dimitrov; Katarina Ginoska; Nadica Dimovska

Testimonials

‘Georgi Dimitrov Attorneys provided a very innovative interpretation of the mining laws and assisted in communication with relevant institutions which strengthened the legal position of our company. They think outside the box and focus on finding solutions. They can work in short deadlines and under pressure and it does not affect the quality of their work. They have also introduced the platform Akademika, which provides translation consolidated text of national laws and also a lot of available translations.’

‘Our company has worked with Katarina Ginoska. She is a very reliable person, able to provide quality advice and support even in short deadlines. She has great experience and knowledge and her advice has been very helpful and highly appreciated by the company. The entire team is very business-oriented with a deep knowledge of all the legal and taxation aspects of entrepreneurship in Northern Macedonia. Fast and effective. They make you feel confident.’

‘Deep knowledge of the legal and taxation infrastructure, extremely fluent in English, knowledge of the correct way to convey their instructions, and no fear to propose the best way to proceed.’

‘The law firm provides prime legal advice. Very business oriented law firm that makes it a reliable partner when discussing major projects, especially in the field of mining. All of the team members I worked with are very thorough and detailed. Georgi Dimitrov is by far the most distinctive lawyer I have met in North Macedonia.’

‘In our experience Georgi Dimitrov Attorneys are definitely one of the best corporate and commercial lawyers in North Macedonia. They are a full-service firm covering all areas of business (incl. corporate, M&A, commercial, banking and finance, competition, real estate, etc.) – which is quite uncommon in the country. They are very professional and highly experienced. We have worked with them on a number of complex corporate and finance projects – and they have always excelled. Their mining and natural resources practice is by far the best in North Macedonia.’

‘The entire team is great. The main lawyer is Georgi Dimitrov, who is for sure one of the best corporate and business lawyers in North Macedonia. He is sharp, very experienced and a fantastic negotiator. Katarina Ginoska is another key partner. She is great, knowledgeable and very experienced. Jane Ilijeski is also great – very professional, responsive and has great drafting skills.’

‘Excellent, high quality and responsive service. The best in Macedonia that I have worked with. Katarina Ginoska is fantastic and extremely commercial.’

Key clients

Orion Resource Partners

Traxys

Fusion Capital AG

Atalaya Mining

Microsoft

Volvo

Samsung

Philips

Opel

Wiebe

UPS Macedonia, Deutsche Telekom

SOL Group

Macedonian Telecommunications

USJE

Halk Bank

Stopanska Banka

Mermeren Kombinat Prilep

Intracom Greece

Silk Road Capital AG

BlackRock

The firm: Georgi Dimitrov Attorneys was founded in 1996. Today, alongside the partners, the office employs four attorneys-at-law, two associates and administrative personnel: out of whom, one person has an LLM in international commercial law, three have an LLM in commercial law, two have an LLM in civil law, one person has an LLM in criminal law and one person is an authorised industrial property representative. The firm is located in the Skopje city centre and has all the necessary organisational and technical capacities for providing professional legal services to its clients in accordance with the highest criteria of the legal profession.

Georgi Dimitrov Attorneys is highly qualified for providing legal services to companies and investors of international type with complex organisational structures, with greater number of employees or investment portfolio in the country amounting to over €1bn. The firm’s specialisation is mining and commodities, M&A, commercial and contract law, corporate law and competition, while it also has vast experience in areas of financing and employment.

The firm works with a number of clients who receive its resources and knowledge to the maximum extent. In such areas as legal consulting, the response time is shorter than 24 hours from the appropriate consulting demand. Georgi Dimitrov Attorneys’ portfolio of clients includes: Orion Resource Partners, Traxys, Atalaya Mining, Microsoft, Arcelor, Volvo, Samsung, Philips, Opel, Wiebe, UPS, Deutsche Telekom, SOL Group, Macedonian Telecommunications, USJE, Halk Bank, Stopanska Banka, Mermeren Kombinat and others.

Areas of practice

  • Providing continuous counseling regarding a PP and subcontracting, to international company involved in the rehabilitation of a Clinical hospital, with value exceeding $60mio.
  • Provided legal counsel to Orion Resource Partners and Fusion Capital in a project concerning the acquisition and sale of SASA mine, with transaction value of over $400mio.
  • Provided legal counsel to SASA Mine in a financing project with international consortium of banks and transaction value of over $80mio.
  • Provided legal counsel to potential buyers in an M&A procedure to a foreign investor for the purpose of acquisition procedure over greenfield copper and gold mine.
  • Provided legal counsel in a M&A procedure to a foreign investor for the purpose of acquisition over brownfield copper and gold mine.
  • Successfully represented McDonald’s Corporation in a franchise and contractual liability dispute against local franchisee with value of over $4mio.
  • Successfully represented the largest technical gases production company in the country, in a debt collection case exceeding €2mio.
  • Been resident legal counsel to WIEBE GmbH regarding a PP project involving construction of linear infrastructural facilities (FIDIC arrangement).
  • Provided legal counsel to SASA Mine as the largest miner of lead and zinc in Macedonia during negotiations, preparation and entering into construction agreement of tailings’ facility with STRABAG AG.
Department Name Email Telephone
Energy Katarina Ginoska
Commercial law and contracts Katarina Ginoska
Mining and commodities Katarina Ginoska
Mining and commodities Marija Jankuloska
Personal data protection Marija Jankuloska
Consumers' relations and product liability Marija Jankuloska
Commercial law and contracts Marija Jankuloska
Competition Jane Ilijeski
Administrative law Jane Ilijeski
IP Jane Ilijeski
Labour Jane Ilijeski
Litigation Nadica Dimovska
Corporate Nadica Dimovska
Corporate Georgi Dimitrov
Energy Georgi Dimitrov
Litigation Meri Ristancevska Pavlovska
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Georgi Dimitrov  photo Mr Georgi Dimitrov Georgi is a Managing Partner of Georgi Dimitrov Law Firm. Field of…
Ms Nadica Dimovska  photo Ms Nadica Dimovska Nadica is a Partner at Law Firm Georgi Dimitrov Attorneys. Her work…
Mrs Katarina Ginoska photo Mrs Katarina Ginoska Katarina is a Partner at Law Firm Georgi Dimitrov Attorneys. Her field…
Mr Jane Ilijeski  photo Mr Jane Ilijeski Jane is junior partner at the Law firm Georgi Dimitrov Attorneys. He…
Ms Marija Jankuloska  photo Ms Marija Jankuloska Marija is a senior associate at Law Firm Georgi Dimitrov and her…
Mrs Meri Ristancevska Pavlovska  photo Mrs Meri Ristancevska Pavlovska Meri is associate at Law Firm Georgi Dimitrov Attorneys and main focus…
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