Dimitrijevic & Partners > Banjaluka, Bosnia & Herzegovina > Firm Profile

Dimitrijevic & Partners
SIME ŠOLAJE 1
78000 BANJALUKA, REPUBLIC OF SRPSKA
Bosnia & Herzegovina

Bosnia & Herzegovina > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 1

The team at Dimitrijevic & Partners has a broad corporate and M&A practice, with a particular strength advising highly regulated industries. In addition to acting for existing clients in the food and beverage, professional services and infrastructure industries, it has expanded its client roster to include companies in the life sciences and energy sectors. Its work spans from standard transactional and governance advice to tax issues and contentious matters. Practice heads Stevan Dimitrijević, Davorin Marinković and Nina Vještica focus on mid-market and cross-border work.

Practice head(s):

Stevan Dimitrijević; Davorin Marinković; Nina Vještica

Testimonials

The team is very professional, knowledgeable and on time with their advice.

I would point out Nina Vjestica as our main contact. Her advice has always been sharp and precise.

Key clients

Banjaluka Brewery

Altima Partners

PepsiCo

Affidea, Banjaluka

Ministry of finance of the Republic of Srpska

Colgate Palmolive

De Heus Nutrition Company

Vitinka

H&M

Glovoapp

MKD Mikrofin

Alumil

Kraš

Mlijekoprodukt d.o.o.

SIJ

Work highlights

  • Advised Kras d.d. Zagreb on its taking over of shares, and subsequently in the squeeze out process in Mira ad Prijedor.
  • Advising Glovoapp, global courier and delivery services provider, on its entry to the Bosnian market.
  • Advising Celex on various corporate matters.

Bosnia & Herzegovina > Projects and energy Tier 1

Dimitrijevic & Partners is known in the market for its energy and infrastructure advice, acting for development banks, public sector developers and major infrastructure operators. It is particularly known for its specialist advice on road projects, handling large-scale public works both in Bosnia and throughout South Eastern Europe. The group also handles a number of construction disputes in the projects space. Davorin Marinković leads the team, advising on construction, procurement and the financing of major projects. Founder Stevan Dimitrijević and associate Nikola Markocevic are also recommended.

Practice head(s):

Davorin Marinković

Testimonials

The team was very responsive, efficient and reliable. They know local laws in many areas, with focus on construction and infrastructure laws.

They are very responsive and efficient, and professional.

Key clients

Linklaters Beijing – China Development Bank Corporation, China

OHL Z.S. Brno, Czech Republic

Brcko Roads, Brcko District

Highways of the Republic of Srpska, Banjaluka

EFT group

German International Cooperation Agency GmbH (GIZ)

Elektroprivreda Republike Srpske

Enova Sarajevo

Sunshine

Aspiravi International

United Nations Development Program – Office in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Work highlights

  • Advising Elektroprivreda Republike Srpske in respect to joint ventures and concessions for the development of new power plants.
  • Serving as National Legal Consultant to United Nations Development Programme for provision of support to the introduction of the ESCO financial mechanisms in BiH.

Bosnia & Herzegovina > Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 3

Dimitrijevic & Partners represents a number of well-known borrowers and lenders. It frequently advises state-controlled and highly regulated entities, having assisted the Pension Reserve Fund on its first private pension scheme. Stevan Dimitrijević leads the team, with a significant amount of experience representing large-scale international corporate clients. Nina Vjestica is also notable for her public sector expertise.

Practice head(s):

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘Their law firm is highly responsible, always available and on time. I think this speaks the best about the capacity of the team and the law firm.’

Key clients

Altima Partners London, UK

Weiner Insurance (Vienna Insurance Group), Vienna, Austria

Addiko bank a.d. Banjaluka

KfW, Germany

The Government of the Republic of Srpska

Unicredit Bank a.d. Banja Luka

Sberbank a.d. Banja Luka

Addiko banka a.d. Banja Luka

MKD Mikrofin

Mlijekoprodukt d.o.o.

Work highlights

  • Advised the Government of the Republic of Srpska in relation to the issuance of €300m of global Eurobonds.
  • Providing Bosnian law advice to Hogan Lovells in a transaction related to a refinancing of €1.2bn existing facilities.

Bosnia & Herzegovina > Real estate and construction Tier 3

The real estate practice at Dimitrijevic & Partners, led by Davorin Marinković, advises its clients on major infrastructure and construction works, which includes a focus on regulatory matters and disputes. The team also assists with transactions and leasing, with experience advising major multinationals. Marinković's workload includes construction and procurement matters. Djordje Dimitrijevic is also noted.

Practice head(s):

Davorin Marinković

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

OHL Z.S. Brno, Czech Republic

DeFacto Retail

Atzwanger AG

MM Invest

Integral Inzenjering

Alumil Aluminium Industry SA

Jaćimović d.o.o.

Eurosalon

Work highlights

  • Advising Integral Inzenjering on various matters including disputes arising from construction contracts.
  • Advising Geoinzenjering d.o.o. Banja Luka in a dispute with the national land registry agency in respect to the service contract for national land survey.

Bosnia & Herzegovina > Competition

Dimitrijevic & Partners' founder Stevan Dimitrijevic is known for his experience in merger control and competition disputes.

Dimitrijević & Partners has a deep understanding of local law combined with a proactive and long-term approach to client relationships.

Dimitrijević & Partners provides advice at the highest professional level, which is tailor made to a clients’ particular needs and requirements. To achieve this, our  lawyers are divided into different practice groups, enabling them to acquire in-depth knowledge of specific legal areas and industries.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Partner Stevan Dimitrijevicstevan.dimitrijevic@dimitrijevicpartners.com+387 51 962 600
Partner Davorin Marinkovicdavorin.marinkovic@dimitrijevicpartners.com+387 51 962 600
Partner Nina Vjesticanina.vjestica@dimitrijevicpartners.com+387 51 962 600
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