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Law firm Sibinčič Križanec Novak l.f. Ltd.

Slovenia > Leading firms Tier 2

Corporate law firm Law firm Sibinčič Križanec Novak l.f. Ltd. fields an ‘amazing and perfectly organised team’ with substantial expertise representing foreign clients in a variety of matters, especially in domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, capital markets-related mandates, and restructurings. It is also active in tax issues, as well as having strong capabilities in the disputes arena. Co-founders and managing partners Jan Sibinčič and Uroš Križanec jointly lead the team, with Sibinčič heading the corporate and M&A practice, and Križanec leading the corporate litigation department. Matic Novak is also a key name to note in the M&A and financing space.

Practice head(s):

Jan Sibinčič; Uroš Križanec

Other key lawyers:

Matic Novak; Teja Podržaj; Nina Čuden; Dinar Rahmatullin; Anja Škof; Janja Končan


‘The law firm is constantly working for the client, studying new and old court practices, and always looking for the best solutions for the client.’

‘From the first day of collaboration, the firm showed its ability to meet the most demanding legal issues and needs. This amazing and perfectly organised team of lawyers possesses deep legal knowledge and can solve very complicated legal matters remarkably smoothly. Each team member is experienced in working with large-scope businesses and each step of the way, you can count on their professionalism.’

‘Matic Novak always carefully listens to the clients’ problems and has studied the specialties of the market and industry in depth.’

Anja Škof is an amazing young lawyer who really knows how to lead clients through challenging issues.’

‘Dinar Rahmatullin, Nina Čuden and Janja Končan handle all of the operational tasks very professionally, which gives one great comfort. They are all always there for their clients.’

‘Jan Sibinčič is a go-to lawyer for transactions and a genius at work; always delivers and has everything under control, and is a great negotiator!’

‘Teja Podržaj is an amazing employment lawyer!’

‘Uroš Križanec is extremely good at leading and motivating his team; he solves a lot of problems with creativity and by thinking outside of the box. Besides deep legal knowledge, he also has as a good network of connections that is useful in everyday business life.’

Key clients

Hartenberg Capital



Ensol 360

Swiss outdoor lifestyle



Termo Shop

Intersport ISI

Planet TV

Nektar Natura



TV2 Adria


Salonit Anhovo

Weiler Abrasiver

Work highlights

  • Advised Belektron on the acquisition of a 33% shareholding in NGEN by a share capital increase.
  • Advised Hartenberg Capital on the acquisition of 49% shareholdings in four independent project companies owned by Corwin.
  • Advised RadioFactory and Media Moment on the acquisition of Radio City.

Sibinčič Križanec is a leading corporate law firm, based in Ljubljana. We provide you with the highest quality legal advice across all industry sectors in Slovenia and central and south-eastern Europe. We / members of our team have been recognized by all major legal directories as one of the leading law firms in Slovenia.

We advise in M&A transactions, corporate and commercial law, financial law, corporate litigation, competition law, intellectual property, insolvency law, labor law, and corporate taxation.

Our clients conduct businesses in a variety of industries such as advertising, banking and finance, energy, IT, health, hospitality and leisure, pharmaceuticals, real estate, retail, telecommunications, transport and many others.

In pursuit of excellence we are committed to provide top – quality advice and preeminent service. Our experienced, ambitious and dedicated team is determined to find the right solution for you as we invest considerable time and effort to understand your needs in order to provide you with efficient and tailor-made solutions.

In order to provide comprehensive services to our regional and international clients having business interests in multiple jurisdictions, we have established an integrated regional alliance of law firms, LEXcellence (, to cover the following jurisdictions: Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia. The network comprises of 6-member law firms, which distinguish themselves by in-depth knowledge of local and regional legal frameworks, markets, politics and culture, as well as years of extensive cross-border experience in providing legal services in various jurisdictions and industry sectors.

We are also a members of global legal network Interlaw which gives us the ability to provide one- stop-shop legal services to you with a global coverage.

We obtained the Best Ethical Practices and Compliance Training Certificate inclusive of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (US/FCPA), Anti- Bribery and Compliance Act (UK/ABA), OECD, Anti- Money Laundering (EU AML), and National Legislation on Corruption, Bribery and Compliance Practices.

Department Name Email Telephone
Corporate and Restructuring Jan Sibinčič + 386 5 909 74 00
Commercial Uroš Križanec + 386 5 909 74 00
M&A Matic Novak + 386 5 909 74 00
Banking and Finance Nina Čuden + 386 5 909 74 00
Litigation Sanja Vujanović + 386 5 909 74 00
Employment Teja Podržaj + 386 5 909 74 00
Competition and antitrust Dinar Rahmatullin + 386 5 909 74 00
Photo Name Position Profile
Lara Amršek photo Lara Amršek Junior Associate
Uroš Križanec photo Uroš Križanec Managing Partner
Matic Novak photo Matic Novak Senior Counsel
Teja Podržaj photo Teja Podržaj Senior Associate
Dinar Rahmatullin photo Dinar Rahmatullin Senior Associate
Jan Sibinčič photo Jan Sibinčič Managing Partner
Sanja Vujanović photo Sanja Vujanović Senior Associate
Nina Čuden photo Nina Čuden Junior Partner
Managing Partner : 2
Partner : 3
Senior Counsel : 1
Senior Associate : 1
Associate : 4
Junior Associate : 4
Paralegal : 1
Administration : 3
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