Firm Profile > Hanzekovic & Partners > Zagreb, Croatia

Hanzekovic & Partners
10000 ZAGREB

Privatisation, projects and energy Tier 1

Led by the 'knowledgeable and experiencedJasminka Čorda TruharHanzekovic & Partners is 'one of the best legal advisers for project financing', particularly as it relates to transportation infrastructure projects. Praised for her 'vast knowledge of FIDIC contracts' and expertise at drafting concession agreements, Corda Truhar provides 'hands-on advice' on many major projects; she recently advised LNG Croatia on the contracts relating to the development of the LNG import terminal project on the Island of Krk.

Dispute resolution Tier 2

As well as its 'excellent reputation' acting for corporate clients in debt recovery matters, Hanzekovic & Partners is also well versed in handling commercial litigation and administrative law disputes. The 'excellentJasminka Čorda Truhar has a particular strength in representing clients in FIDIC construction contract disputes; she is representing the claimant in arbitration proceedings before the International Chamber of Commerce concerning claims arising from the construction contract relating to the Sarajevo Bypass. Domagoj Truhar regularly handles public law-related disputes, including his recent success at first instance for the town of Klanjec, which was sued for damages pertaining to the alleged illegal exploitation of mineral resources owned by the Republic of Croatia.

Real estate and construction Tier 2

Hanzekovic & Partners has an excellent reputation for handling construction and real estate matters related to infrastructure projects, as well as waste and water treatment facilities. Noted for her 'experience and knowledge the in field of FDIC contracts and national laws', Jasminka Čorda Truhar is a pivotal member of the team; she is advising Hrvatske ceste as the lead partner in the high-profile mainland Pelješac Bridge with access roads project. Andrea Domac Ričković is recommended for her work for investors and developers on greenfield development projects.

Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 3

The 'outstanding' team at Hanzekovic & Partners has an excellent reputation for handling financial services-related disputes, work which regularly entails debt recovery for several of the country's largest banks, including Zagrebačka banka. Other areas of strength include regulatory advice and NPL portfolio work. Damir Metelko is noted for contentious financial services matters and Kruno Knežević is a key name for conventional transactional financing. The 'knowledgeable and helpfulIrina Jelčić is recommended for financial services M&A.

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 3

Under the guidance of the 'experienced and knowledgeableIrina JelčićHanzekovic & Partners provides 'practical and business-oriented advice' on ongoing corporate and commercial matters, as well as transactional work, including M&A mandates in the tourism sector. Clients include Hanza Media, Sportske Novosti and Croatia Osiguranje.

Hanžeković & Partners is a full-service law firm with a longstanding record of efficiency and top-quality legal assistance. Our clients enjoy the availability and attentiveness of a boutique family practice, backed by the vast resources of a major law firm.

During the past 40 years, our firm has taken a center-stage role in some of the largest and most significant transactions in Croatia, where the legal environment is vibrant and offers particular challenges, as well as significant potential for growth. Firmly rooted in the ground of tradition, Hanžeković & Partners reaches further to lead innovation and stay future ready.

Mentored by partners who are renowned experts in their fields, our lawyers develop advanced skills in their specific practice areas, together with an outstanding reputation as general practitioners.

With work experience and studies completed abroad, our team is tuned in into an international mindset that allows us to serve a diverse range of foreign clients. For the past 20 years, our firm has been a proud member of Lex Mundi – which is synonymous to the highest international standards of legal services.

Department Name Email Telephone
Managing Partner Dora Hanžekovic +385 (0)1 61 84 611
Partner Irina Jelcic +385 (0)1 61 84 611
Innovation Department Sonia Zivkovic +385 (0)1 61 84 611
Photo Name Position Profile
 Jasminka Čorda Truhar  photo Jasminka Čorda Truhar
 Andrea Domac Ričković  photo Andrea Domac Ričković
 Dora Hanžeković  photo Dora Hanžeković
 Irina Jelčić  photo Irina Jelčić
 Kruno Knežević  photo Kruno Knežević
 Damir Metelko  photo Damir Metelko
 Domagoj Truhar  photo Domagoj Truhar
Partners : 7
Lawyers : 26
Law Interns : 60
Paralegals : 30
Human Resources : 2
IT : 9
Innovation Department : 2
Financial Department : 3
Other support departments : 45
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