Jan Sibinčič > Sibincic Križanec > Ljubljana, Slovenia > Lawyer Profile

Sibincic Križanec
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Work Department

Corporate and Commercial law
Capital markets
Cross-border transactions
Insolvency procedures
Corporate Taxation


Managing Partner


Jan is a managing partner and the head of corporate and M&A department. He advises in general corporate matters, M&A transactions, restructurings and insolvency proceedings.

The range of transactions on which Jan has recently advised includes privatizations, private acquisitions, joint ventures and restructurings. In the past he had advised many domestic and international clients, including several foreign PEs and strategic investors.

He was recognised by IFLR1000 as a Highly Regarded Lawyer in M&A and Capital markets for 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 and as Up and Coming Lawyer by Chambers and Partners Global & Europe Guide for 2019, 2020, and as a Band 3 ranked lawyer by Chambers and Partners Global & Europe Guide for 2021.

Clients about Jan:

“Jan Sibinčič, who handles our biggest transactions and most complex matters, is recommended. As he has been with us since the beginning, we feel as if he is an internal team member; it is always a pleasure working with. ” The Legal 500

“Jan Sibinčič is an excellent all-round lawyer, with great understanding of our business and a great team leader. He has in-depth and up-to-date knowledge of corporate matters and taxes. ” The Legal 500

“Excellent, very high competence and wide range.” IFLR 1000

“He handles all of our most complex matters with passion and thoroughness and is extremely responsive. He is capable of leading a vast number of different lawyers and has great negotiations skills.” IFLR 1000

“Full commitment, focused, client oriented and sector expertise.” IFLR 1000

“He has amazing negotiation skills and a lot of patience when it comes to dealing with complex negotiations.” IFLR 1000

“He is extremely responsive and knows our company in detail. He gives us confidence and thinks outside the box. His knowledge of corporate, financial and tax law and ability to connect everything into an optimal solution is simply amazing. We consider him as a part of our core management team and always consider his opinion before acting.” IFLR 1000

“Jan is a good lawyer who provides very good and solid advice to clients.” IFLR 1000

Jan Sibinčič of Sibinčič Križanec advises clients on M&A transactions, exits and corporate restructuring, acting for shareholders and corporates alike. Sources laud his pragmatic approach, with one client adding: “He is always reachable and provides effective and customised solutions.” Chambers & Partners


Slovene, English, Serbian, Croatian


Slovenian Bar Association
Chamber ob Insolvency Administrators of Slovenia
AmCham Slovenia


University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Law
IEDC – Bled School of Management

Lawyer Rankings

Slovenia > Leading firms

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.