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Sibincic Križanec

Slovenia > Leading firms Tier 2

Sibincic Križanec is a corporate law firm that is known for representing foreign clients, especially in M&A transactions, capital markets matters, restructurings and cross-border deals. It is a ‘highly professional’ and ‘hands on’ team that is praised for its ‘real business orientated approach’. It is also well-regarded for its work on corporate taxation matters and in dispute resolution. Jan Sibinčič and Uroš Križanec co-head the department that was pleased to add Matic Novak to its ranks from Law firm Rojs, Peljhan, Prelesnik & Partners o.p., d.o.o.


‘A one-stop shop for our company’s outsourced legal matters with a main focus on corporate and tax areas. They have always provided a senior lawyer to work on our cases ensuring high quality of service. All covered cases so far have resulted in the planned outcome for our company. Very prompt and swift process, cooperative, structured, keeping the client well informed’.

‘Jan Sibincic – highly experienced and professional senior partner of the firm who has been operationally involved in all of our cases so far. Nina Cuden – skilled, proactive, efficient, taking care of the client’s interest. Uros Krizanec -we rate as an experienced legal expert. Martin Carni – excellent knowledge of the specific legal area (intellectual property, IT, data protection field)’.

‘The team was extremely responsive and understood not only the legal issues but also the business side of the matter. They were offering creative solutions and showed an in-depth understanding of all relevant issues, resulting in the optimal solution’.

‘Jan Sibinčič  has shown an in-depth understanding of our business and legal issues we were dealing with. He was really responsive and highly efficient. We very much appreciate also the tax optimisation and detailed tax advices – the firm was “a one stop shop”‘.

‘Uroš Križanec is incredibly client-oriented and maintains a strategic perspective while keeping an overview of all matters in a complex legal structure. He’s responsive, reliable and very good at keeping the clients’ interests as a top priority’.

‘Jan Sibinčič has been with us since the beginning of our cooperation. Has great people skills and gets along with all of our key employees. Nina Čuden is always thorough and gets things done before expected. Uroš Križanec has amazing negotiation skills and is able to resolve any complex matter‘.

‘I appreciate that Jan always looks at the matter and resolves it from a legal and tax point of view – that makes SK a full-service law firm. He is full of realistic ideas and always finds the most optimal solution’.

Our company started working with Law firm Sibincic Krizanec mainly because of the senior counsel Matic Novak. We had worked with him in the past and we were very happy with his performance. He has a very proactive approach to solving legal issues, understands the company’s industry and the main stakeholders exceptionally well, is always available for us and consistently delivers great results’.

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Work highlights

  • Advised the majority shareholder of two major operational companies: Gabrijel Aluminium and Grosbasket, in corporate restructuring and ownership consolidation, which included a merger, division and a capital swap. Deal value was app. EUR 12m.
  • Advised Springwater Capital (a Spanish Private Equity specialised in hospitality) in the acquisition of Kompas, which is the biggest and oldest Slovenia based regional tourist agency.
  • Advised a high-net-worth individual in a tax matter – tax administration rendered a decision on an EUR 13.5m in relation to an IP transfer, which the firm successfully defended, saving the client almost the full amount of tax.

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 & 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 variety of industries such as Advertising, Banking & Finance, Energy, IT, Health, Hospitality & 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.

Corporate and Restructuring Jan Sibinčič 386 5 909 74 00
Commercial Uroš Križ 386 5 909 74 00
M&A Matic 386 5 909 74 00
Banking and Finance Nina Č 386 5 909 74 00
Litigation Sanja Vujanović 386 5 909 74 00
Employment Teja Podrž 386 5 909 74 00
Competition and antitrust Dinar 386 5 909 74 00
Lara Amršek photo Lara AmršekJunior Associate
Uroš Križanec photo Uroš KrižanecManaging Partner
Matic Novak photo Matic NovakSenior Counsel
Teja Podržaj photo Teja PodržajSenior Associate
Dinar Rahmatullin photo Dinar RahmatullinSenior Associate
Jan Sibinčič photo Jan SibinčičManaging Partner
Sanja Vujanović photo Sanja VujanovićSenior Associate
Nina Čuden photo Nina ČudenJunior 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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