Mr Boris Šavorić > Šavorić & Partners > Zagreb, Croatia > Lawyer Profile

Šavorić & Partners
10000 ZAGREB

Work Department

• M&A, Corporate Law, Commercial Law, Project Finance, Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Data Privacy, Litigation


Boris Šavorić is a Senior and Managing Partner of Šavorić & Partners. He is recognised as market leader and as Leading Individual in Legal 500 and Chambes & Partners. His practice focuses on the representation of Fortune 500, top-notch private equity funds and other multinational companies in connection with the highest-profile corporate and project finance transactions in Croatia. Boris also focuses his practice on banking and finance, capital market, insurance and real estate where he participated in most of the strategic and infrastructural projects in Croatia, privatizations and public tenders exceeding 900 million EUR per year. He also advises and represents companies in court cases. Boris Šavorić published several articles in legal journals and is often lecturing at legal conferences and the University of Law in Zagreb.

Boris received a Certificate of Appreciation from the renowned World Bank for his work and contribution to Investing Across Borders as well as by European Bank for Reconstruction and Development as an author of various sections covering Croatian legal developments.


Senior and Managing Partner – Šavorić & Partners


Croatian, English, German


Croatian Bar Association


1997 Bar Exam

1994 Diploma in Law, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Law

1992 Hague Academy of International Law



Lawyer Rankings

Croatia > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Boris ŠavorićŠavorić & Partners

The team at Šavorić & Partners is recognised for its impressive roster of international banking, investment and commercial clients, advising on investments, majority shareholder acquisitions and purchase agreements. Boris Šavorić jointly leads the team alongside Nina Radić-Kuzik and Mia Lazić, focusing on security packages, private equity mandates, mergers and joint ventures. Andrea Ruba assists with advisory work, while Dominik Žugaj advises on cross-border transactional matters.

Croatia > Banking, finance and capital markets

(Leading individuals)

Boris ŠavorićŠavorić & Partners

Šavorić & Partners acts for international banks, other financial institutions and borrowers on syndicated lending and sovereign lending, in addition to other domestic and cross-border lending transactions. Boris Šavorić, who advises on project financing transactions and private equity funds matters, jointly leads the team alongside Mia Lazić, who acts for lenders and borrowers in refinancing deals. Andrea Ruba assists on regulatory matters involving credit institutions and debt purchases in the energy sector, while Nives Kolonić assists on alternative investment fund mandates and cross-border acquisition financings.

Croatia > Dispute resolution

Frequently representing clients before the Croatian Commerical Courts, Šavorić & Partners is particularly adept in handling high-value corporate litigation and arbitration cases. The team is co-led by managing partner Boris Šavorić and Branko Bulat, who boasts considerable experience in handling real estate and construction cases. Other key areas of expertise include employment disputes and pre-bankruptcy statements, in addition to representing banks in litigation proceedings. Sandra Tomašković is another key member of the team.

Croatia > Intellectual property

Šavorić & Partners acts for domestic and international clients on a range of IP-related issues, particularly before Croatian courts and the State Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Croatia. Managing partner Boris Šavorić jointly leads the team alongside Boris Babić, regularly handling copyright matters, IP cancellations and patent grant procedures. The team is also sought for its advisory work in administrative procedures, as well as trademark disputes and litigation cases. Natalija Babić is another key contact in the group.

Croatia > Real estate and construction

Šavorić & Partners acts for inbound investors on acquisitions and cross-border financings, with additional expertise in handling advisory work related to large-scale development projects. Branko Bulat jointly leads the team alongside Boris Šavorić and Nina Radić-Kuzik, advising on property developments and negotiating lease agreements in the tourism and residential sectors. Mia Lazić, who spearheads the firm’s banking and finance team, bolsters the practice with expertise in cross-border real estate financings. Nataša Trbović is another key member of the team, advising on due diligence in lease agreements and acquisitions of retail enterprises.