Mr Nihad Sijerčić > Karanovic & Partners in cooperation with local lawyers > Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina > Lawyer Profile
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Mr Nihad Sijerčić
Senior Partner (Independent Attorney at Law in cooperation with Karanovic & Partners)
Nihad is an independent Attorney at Law practicing in cooperation with Karanovic & Partners, and the Partner heading the Bosnian practice. With over a decade of experience, Nihad regularly advises clients on all aspects of corporate and commercial law, with a particular focus on competition and banking and finance matters, as well as energy and infrastructure. He has extensive M&A experience and has worked with both domestic and international clients on structuring, negotiating, implementing and security domestic and cross-border corporate and asset transfers.
Sarajevo Bar Association (2010)
Bar Association of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (2010)
International Bar Association (IBA)
University of Sarajevo and University of Bologna – European Studies at the Center for Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Studies, MA (2008)
University of Sarajevo, Faculty of Law LL.B (2005)
Lawyer Rankings(Leading individuals)
With deep expertise across the full spectrum of banking and financing matters, the team at Karanovic & Partners in cooperation with local lawyers offers market-leading advice to domestic and international clients alike. The team has significant experience advising on project finance, dispute resolution and complex regulatory work, particularly for clients in the financial services sector. In addition, the team is noted for its knowledge of syndicated lending and PPP financing. Practice head Nihad Sijerčić focuses on energy and infrastructure-related banking and finance issues, while Amina Đugum has extensive experience in financial markets transactions, including corporate finance and loan finance transactions.
The corporate team at Karanovic & Partners in cooperation with local lawyers stands out for its strong M&A offering, regularly advising international clients from the food, IT and telecoms sectors, among others. The team has a notable track record in advising on large and complex transactions, often with cross-border elements. In addition, recent years have seen the firm acting for international infrastructure and energy firms entering the local market. Practice head Nihad Sijerčić is noted for his experience advising on acquisitions and regulatory matters in the telecoms and media industries. He is assisted by associate Amina Đugum.
Karanovic & Partners in cooperation with local lawyers has an impressive competition department that is particularly adept at advising clients in complex, regional and multi-jurisdictional transactions. The firm’s broad practice covers the full range of competition law issues, including merger control and contentious matters, regularly representing clients before national competition authorities and telecoms regulators. Practice head Nihad Sijerčić advises domestic and international clients on all aspects of corporate and commercial law, including structuring, negotiating and implementing cross-border corporate and asset transfers. Amina Đugum and Nihad Odobašić are other key names to note.
From its offices in Sarajevo and Banja Luka, the intellectual property team at Karanovic & Partners in cooperation with local lawyers is well placed to advise clients on national as well as local and regional regulation. Multinational technology and food companies seek out the team out for its cross-border expertise. Nihad Sijerčić leads the team and represents clients in patent prosecution proceedings, while Nihad Odobašić draws on his in-house experience in the telecoms sector to assist telecoms and media-sector clients.
The energy practice at Karanovic & Partners in cooperation with local lawyers acts for foreign investors in the development of major energy and infrastructure projects, with an increasing focus on wind power projects. The team often advises on project finance, regulatory compliance, construction matters and public procurement projects. With offices in Sarajevo and Banja Luka, the team is sought out for its deep knowledge of local regulations and sector-specific expertise across all major areas of energy. Nihad Sijerčić leads the team, assisted by public procurement specialist Amina Đugum.
The real estate team at Karanovic & Partners in cooperation with local lawyers acts for international and local infrastructure and construction companies in large-scale real estate transactions. In particular, the firm has a strong PPP, infrastructure and energy offering. Construction disputes and real estate arbitration are other areas of expertise. Nihad Sijerčić leads the team, advising domestic and foreign clients on construction-related M&A, while Amina Đugum advises real estate investors on public procurement matters.
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