Ms Mia Lazić > Šavoric & Partners > Zagreb, Croatia > Lawyer Profile

Šavoric & Partners
ILICA 1/A, NEBODER
10000 ZAGREB
Croatia
Mia Lazić photo

Work Department

Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Restructuring Energy, Competition Law

Position

Mia Lazić is the firm’s head of banking and project finance practice. As a team leader, she participated in various cross-border financing transactions, including acquisition and project finance. Her extensive experience includes advising both domestic and foreign clients in a wide range of insolvency and enforcement matters, as well as debt restructuring and sale of NPL portfolios. As a leading lawyer in the field, Mia also deals with complex merger filings, state aid issues and general advice on competition regulatory framework. Mia graduated as the best student of her class, while in 2011, she completed a Master of Law and Business at Bucerius Law School and WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management in Germany, focusing especially on various aspects of banking and finance.

Career

2017 Partner, Šavorić & Partners

2015 Senior Associate, Šavorić & Partners

2012 Associate, Šavorić & Partners

Languages

Croatian, English, German

Memberships

Croatian Bar Association

Education

2014 Bar Exam

2011 Master of Law and Business (MLB), Bucerius Law School/ WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management, Hamburg/Vallendar

2009 Diploma in Law, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Law (summa cum laude)

2008 Certificate in Corporate Law and Governance, London School of Economics

2007 Certificate in English Legal Methods, University of Cambridge

Lawyer Rankings

Croatia > Banking, finance and capital markets

(Next Generation Partners)

Mia LazićŠavoric & Partners

Co-headed by Mia Lazić and Boris ŠavorićŠavoric & Partners maintains its position in the market as a ‘high-quality‘ proposition for banks, funds and corporates across an array of domestic and multi-jurisdictional financings. The scope of the work is broad and extends throughout the capital structure, including advice on mezzanine financings, both in the context of new money transactions as well as refinancing and restructurings. Lazić takes the lead on the majority of the work handled by the team, a reflection of her flourishing reputation, not only in transactional work but also across regulatory and NPL- related matters.

Croatia > Privatisation, projects and energy

(Next Generation Partners)

Mia LazićŠavoric & Partners

Leveraging the firm’s overarching corporate and finance capabilities, in particular, Šavoric & Partners is well-versed at handling transactional work with a nexus to the energy sector. Banking and finance partner Mia Lazić is regularly involved in renewable energy-related financings and restructurings. In addition, she has expertise advising on privatisations within the sector, where she not only draws from her core transactional capabilities but also a strong grounding in the regulatory strictures which often underpin work in the space. Boris Šavorić is also a key member of the team and is able to provide corporate and M&A support to clients on privatisation mandates, as well as for bidders tendering for major infrastructure and energy projects in the country.

Croatia > EU and competition

Leveraging the firm’s broader transactional strength, Šavoric & Partners is perhaps best-known for its merger control advice to funds and corporates on their M&A activity in the domestic and regional market. Boris Šavorić and Mia Lazić co-head the team that also has expertise in state aid matters and cartel-related investigations.