Babic & Partners Law Firm > Zagreb, Croatia > Firm Profile

Babic & Partners Law Firm
NOVA CESTA 60
1ST FLOOR
ZAGREB 10000
Croatia

Croatia > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 1

Comprised of ‘technically strong’ lawyers, Babic & Partners Law Firm provides  ‘responsive, pragmatic and solutions-driven’ advice to international clients across a range of corporate and commercial activities associated with their investments in Croatia. Marija Gregorić is ‘highly responsive and creates sound solutions in sometimes tricky situations’, in the context of transactional work as well as commercial matters, particularly those relating to data privacy. The ‘exceptional’ Iva Basarić co-heads the team alongside Gregorić and is noted for her ability to ‘explain and summarise even the most complex legal issue in a clear and concise manner’. 

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‘The team comprises technically strong partners who are responsive, pragmatic and problem solvers. They are solutions driven and it is refreshing to work with lawyers in this jurisdiction that come with these rare abilities.’

‘It is a team with strong legal expertise, combined with a great understanding of our business and market standards. The lawyers have an exceptional ability to communicate legal advice in a clear concise manner. They are also super responsive, diligent and really a pleasure to work with.’

‘Dedicated, responsive and supportive individuals with an innate talent to clearly explain pros and cons of prepared solutions. Very good knowledge and understanding of international law. Perfectly handled cross-jurisdiction transactions.’

‘Marija Gregorić is highly responsive, helpful and creates sound solutions in sometimes tricky situations. She is highly hands on and is always on top of the detail. It has been a pleasure working with her.’

‘Iva Basarić is an exceptional adviser and a pleasure to work with. She always provides us with very practical advice and she is incredibly responsive. Her communication skills are top class – she can explain and summarise even the most complex legal issue in a clear and concise manner.’

‘Iva Basarić displays a very systematic approach, doing an excellent job in the most effective manner, keeping deadlines, providing us with comprehensive advice, great legal knowledge and a strong understanding of our business since the first day of our collaboration! Very dedicated and focused on problem solving.’

Key clients

Accenture

Audatex

Beiersdorf

GlobalLogic (Hitachi group company)

Kimberly-Clark

Magyar Suzuki Corporation

Merck Sharp & Dohme

Optimapharm

Pet Network International

Selvita S.A.

The Rohatyn Group

Croatia > Dispute resolution Tier 1

Led by Iva BasarićBabic & Partners Law Firm’s litigation team is particularly effective at advising foreign companies on local law risk management and dispute resolution regarding their business in Croatia. Key strengths include advice on corporate disputes (including shareholding matters), employment litigation and product liability.

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BNP Paribas Trust Corporation UK Limited

Corteva Agriscience

Dow / DuPont

Glencore

Magyar Suzuki Corporation

Pet Network International

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company

Croatia > Employment Tier 1

Combining ‘strong legal expertise with a great understanding of business and market standards’, Babic & Partners Law Firm is a popular choice for advice on purely domestic mandates, as well as work in a multi-jurisdictional context. The scope of the work is broad and includes advice on settlement agreements, terminations and severance pay. The ‘exceptionalMarija Gregorić provides ‘clear and concise advice across a range of employment law questions’ and takes the lead on most of the major mandates handled by the team. Iva Basarić is also recommended and has recently assisted several large corporations on the implementation of their respective employee share offering programmes.

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‘The employment team at Babic & Partners is really great! I have worked with them on many multi-jurisdictional projects over the past year. The team is very responsive and does not need to be chased for advice. They always come back to us within the deadlines provided.’

‘The team has an exceptional ability to communicate legal advice in a clear and concise manner – we operate globally, work both with local and big international law firms, and Babic & Partners lawyers really stand out. They are also super responsive, diligent and really a pleasure to work with.’

‘Marija Gregorić provides clear and concise advice across a broad range of employment law questions. I have worked with Marija on many multi-jurisdictional projects. We often have tight deadlines which she meets without having to follow up. She is always polite and friendly.’

‘Marija Gregorić is an exceptional adviser. She always provides us with very practical advice, communicated in a clear and concise manner. She goes above and beyond to make sure we are provided with the best support possible. On top of that she is incredibly responsive and really a pleasure to work with.’

Key clients

Accenture

Amgen

Astellas

Celgene

Corteva Agriscience

GlobalLogic (Hitachi Group company)

H&M Hennes & Mauritz

Hospira Zagreb (a Pfizer Group company)

Medison Pharma

Pet Network International

Selvita S.A.

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company

TRG Management LP

Croatia > EU and competition Tier 1

Babic & Partners Law Firm regularly handles advisory, litigation and merger control work for its well-established roster of foreign and domestic corporate clients. Boris Babic is a thought leader and as well as involvement in shaping domestic legislation in the space, also regularly provides important articles/client alerts on hot-button issues. Iva Basaricis very dedicated and focused on problem solving’ and as well as regularly providing risk management expertise from a compliance perspective, also regularly handles litigation, including cartel and abuse of dominance investigations.

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Testimonials

Iva Basaric provides comprehensive advice, great legal knowledge and understanding of our business since the first day of our collaboration! She is very dedicated and focused on problem solving.’

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Beiersdorf

Gorenje d.o.o.

Magyar Suzuki Corporation

Merck Sharp & Dohme B.V.

Croatia > Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 2

Led by the ‘exceptional’ Iva Basarić, Babic & Partners Law Firm has a strong reputation among international corporates and funds on their debt and equity finance activity. Although it is industry agnostic, the team has recently been particularly active advising life sciences/healthcare companies on their Croatian financing requirements and employee share offering plans.

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Iva Basarić is exceptional.’

Key clients

Medison Pharma

Optimapharm

Selvita S.A.

TRG Management LP

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
M&A Boris Babic
M&A Marija Gregoric
M&A Iva Basaric
Competition Boris Babic
Competition Iva Basaric
Labour and employment Boris Babic
Labour and employment Marija Gregoric
Real estate and property Marija Gregoric
Real estate and property Boris Babic
Corporate and commercial Marija Gregoric
Corporate and commercial Iva Basaric
Dispute resolution Boris Babic
Dispute resolution Marija Gregoric
Dispute resolution Iva Basaric
Banking and finance Boris Babic
Banking and finance Iva Basaric
Life sciences Marija Gregoric
Life sciences Iva Basaric
Number of lawyers : 8
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