Firm Profile > Hanzekovic & Partners > Zagreb, Croatia

Hanzekovic & Partners
RADNICKA CESTA 22
10000 ZAGREB
Croatia

Dispute resolution Tier 1

The 'proactive and commercial' team at Hanzekovic & Partners has a 'tremendous pedigree' for handling high-volume debt enforcement and collection matters. The firm is also noted for its expertise at navigating complex FIDIC-related construction disputes, where the 'experienced and very knowledgeable' Jasminka Čorda Truhar is the key name. Domagoj Truhar is noted for commercial litigation and administrative law matters.

Testimonials

As the biggest law firm in Croatia, they have successfully supported our business with versatile and responsive legal teams in both commercial and debt recovery matters.

The team is proactive and commercial.

The team has a tremendous pedigree in the space.

It is a large firm which can offer knowledge on a large number of law issues.

The firm has shown excellent skills also in mediation and other types of alternative dispute resolution.

Damir Metelko delivers excellent legal advice and guidance, successfully anticipating our needs and changes in the market.

Josipa Mrklić is accessible and pragmatic.

Jasminka Čorda Truhar is experienced and very knowledgeable.

Key clients

ZAGREBAČKA BANKA d.d.

ERSTE&STEIERMÄRKISCHE BANK d.d.

CITY OF ZAGREB

ZAGREBAČKI HOLDING d.o.o.

HRVATSKE AUTOCESTE d.o.o.

ERSTE CARD CLUB d.o.o.

CROATIA OSIGURANJE d.d.

OSIJEK-KOTEKS d.d.

GENERAL HOSPITAL ŠIBENIK

TOWN OF KLANJEC

HRVATSKA POŠTANSKA BANKA d.d.

GET NEKRETNINE d.o.o.

SOCIETE GENERALE – SPLITSKA BANKA d.d.

ALLIANZ d.d.

PODRAVSKA BANKA d.d.

UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES BALTAZAR ZAPREŠIĆ

Hrvatska radiotelevizija

ZRAČNA LUKA ZAGREB, d.o.o.

GRADSKO STAMBENO KOMUNALNO GOSPODARSTVO d.o.o.

Privatisation, projects and energy Tier 1

'Exceptionally strong on concessions projects', Hanzekovic & Partners has been involved for varied stakeholders in many of the most prominent utilities, transport and energy projects throughout Croatia. 'Knowledgeable and experienced' team head Jasminka Čorda Truhar is at the forefront of the most significant projects handled by the team and is praised for her 'excellent drafting of project documentation and contracts'. She also has market-leading expertise in the field of FIDIC form construction contracts.

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Testimonials

The firm has the highest level of knowledge and unique experience in the field of project financing, especially on Croatian transport infrastructure projects.

The very professional team provides fast solutions and has huge experience across various projects, whether contracted by state or private firms.

Exceptionally strong on concessions projects.

The solutions-oriented Jasminka Čorda-Thruhar is a very competent leader.

Jasminka Čorda-Thruhar is knowledgeable and experienced.’

Key clients

Zagreb Airport

City of Zagreb

LNG CROATIA LLC

Hrvatske autoceste d.o.o.

Hrvatske ceste d.o.o.

Helector SA

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

One of the largest law firms in the country, Hanzekovic & Partners has the critical mass to handle a significant volume of day-to-day corporate work for domestic and international clients, as well as to advise on transactional work, including M&A and demergers, public takeovers and joint ventures. Praised for her 'technical knowledge and commercial approach', Irina Jelčić is a key member of the team and recently led the firm's work for Mato Škojo on the sale of his shares in Mlinar, a leading Croatian bakery retail and wholesale business, to Mid Europa Partners in what was one of the largest M&A deals in Croatia in recent years.

Testimonials

The firm is very knowledgeable in respect of corporate law and transactional matters in Croatia.

The team is client oriented and has impressive market and legal knowledge.

Irina Jelčić is a standout partner, particularly in relation to corporate/M&A work. She is very well informed and shows a real interest in understanding what works for her clients. She has excellent technical knowledge of the legal documentation as well as taking a commercial and robust view to negotiations.

Combined expertise of both domestic and international sectors makes Irina Jelčić a unique choice for our legal help.

Irina Jelčić is a top lawyer in the commercial, corporate and M&A field of law.

Key clients

Mlinar d.d.

Mr Mato Škojo

GRAND DALEWEST LIMITED 2

Adris Grupa d.d.

Boris Bruno Weiss

Real estate and construction Tier 2

Hanzekovic & Partners is best known in the market for the 'hands-on and responsive service' it provides to government and state-owned entities on complex contractual drafting relating to the construction and operation of motorways and road facilities. Much of the firm's expertise in this area can be attributed to Jasminka Čorda Truhar, whose 'extensive experience in the field of FIDIC form contracts' is a major draw for clients. As well as advising on the front-end of deals, Truhar is also noted for her contentious construction expertise, particularly in relation to claims under FIDIC form contracts.

Testimonials

The firm has excellent subject matter knowledge.

Hands-on and responsive service.

Jasminka Čorda Truhar has extensive experience in the field of FIDIC form contracts.

Key clients

Hrvatske autoceste d.o.o.

Hrvatske ceste d.o.o.

Zagreb Airport Ltd

Helector SA

OSIJEK-KOTEKS d.d.

Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 3

As well as its 'pre-eminent reputation for large-scale debt enforcement work', Hanzekovic & Partners also regularly handles restructuring/refinancing and new money mandates. The team has also recently advised on numerous fintech-related regulatory issues.

Testimonials

Well organised and well resourced.

Key clients

Zagrebačka banka d.d.

Erste&Steiermärkische Bank d.d.

OTP banka d.d.

CROATIA OSIGURANJE d.d.

Erste Card Club d.o.o.

HRVATSKA POŠTANSKA BANKA d.d.

ALLIANZ d.d.

Ajinomoto Europe SAS

Mato Škojo

Mlinar d.d

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 dora.hanzekovic@hanzekovic.hr +385 (0)1 61 84 611
Partner Irina Jelcic irina.jelcic@hanzekovic.hr +385 (0)1 61 84 611
Innovation Department Sonia Zivkovic sonia.zivkovic@hanzekovic.hr +385 (0)1 61 84 611
Photo Name Position Profile
 Dora Hanžeković  photo Dora Hanžeković Dora Hanžeković has been the Managing Partner of Hanzekovic & Partners since…
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Lawyers : 26
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