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Services & Competencies

Diversity and Specialization

The range of services offered by BORIĆ & PARTNER covers the entire spectrum of commercial law. It covers both private and public commercial law. In particular, the area of corporate law is one of the main focuses of BORIĆ & PARTNER which offer a correspondingly wide range of services to cover all legal aspects in connection with the management and activities of a company. Such services can include the establishment of a company, the optimization of the organizational structure of a company, the provision of comprehensive advice to the company management, including consideration of compliance, corporate governance and corporate social responsibility matters,  the support of company takeovers in the context of an M&A transaction including the execution of the corresponding due diligence procedures and support as part of in-house training courses.
 
BORIĆ & PARTNER offer comprehensive advice for all relevant questions of day-to-day business and are also your reliable trusted partner in the area of disputes before state courts, and institutional and ad hoc arbitration tribunals. Alternative dispute resolution mechanisms and mediation processes round off our service portfolio.
 
Based on solid legal expertise and a well-founded understanding of economic interrelationships, BORIĆ & PARTNER accompanies sole proprietorships individuals, SMEs and international companies from the outset of planning and setting up a company in Croatia to restructuring and mergers through to the liquidation of a company. Contract designs of all kinds, tailored to the needs of the individual cases, are of particular importance within the scope of our services and are a cornerstone of our consulting expertise.
 
The competencies of BORIĆ & PARTNER lie in advising on Croatian law, and the consideration of EU legal requirements was part of the advisory portfolio during the entire phase of Croatia's accession process, even before the EU accession in July 2013.  Areas of advice included EU consumer law, competition law, public procurement law and state aid law. In the course of the deregulation of the economy and the approximation of Croatian law to EU law, BORIĆ & PARTNER has successfully advised and represented before administrative authorities, the agency for the protection of market competition, the courts of public law and the European Court of Justice.

Consulting Portfolio

Corporate & Corporate Law

  • Business start-ups (founding of corporations and partnerships, associations)

  • Registrations in the commercial register

  • Restructuring and amendments to the articles of association (joint ventures, reorganization, changes in share capital, mergers, divisions, conversions,)

  • Support in legal and corporate succession, demergers, mergers and changes of legal form

  • M&A process (Share & Asset Deal)

  • Due diligence

  • Appointment and dismissal of authorized signatories, board members and managing directors

  • Advising board members, managing directors, supervisory boards and advisory boards (compliance, corporate governance)

  • Joint venture contracts

Real Estate Law & Public Building Law

  • Real estate contracts (property purchase, home purchase)

  • Provision of securities (mortgages) and easements

  • Project development contracts

  • General contractor and subcontractor contracts

  • Developer contracts

  • Plant construction contracts

  • FIDIC projects

  • Lease and rental agreements (business premises rental)

  • Building rights contracts

  • Restitution claims

Employment Law

  • Preparation of employment and employment contracts

  • Advice in connection with employee participation

  • Posting of workers

  • Termination of employment relationships and dismissals

  • Disputes relating to workers' rights

  • Legal advice and preparation of employment contracts and work regulations

  • Due diligence in connection with employment law relationships in the event of mergers and corporate takeovers

  • General labor law issues (individual labor law)

Commercial & Contract Law

  • Terms of Service

  • Loan and credit agreements and credit protection

  • International trade purchase (UN sales law)

  • Cooperation and advertising contracts

  • Service and manufacturing contracts

  • Corporate contracts

  • Trust Agreements

  • Consultant and manager contracts

  • Leasing contracts

  • Sponsorship agreements

Dispute Resolution & Dispute Procedure

  • Strategic analysis of litigation

  • Litigation in civil, commercial and labor law matters

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

  • Mediation, settlement and arbitration procedures

  • Arbitration (institutional and ad hoc)

  • Enforcement of foreign judgments

Bankruptcy Law & Receivables Management

  • Representation in bankruptcy proceedings

  • Prosecuting bankruptcy proceedings

  • Takeover of businesses and assets in bankruptcy proceedings

  • Protection of creditors' rights

  • Debt recovery

  • Foreclosure in real estate

  • Enforcement of foreign judgments

  • Accounts receivable management

  • European orders for payment

Antitrust & Competition Law

  • Approval of business combinations

  • Prevention of restraints of competition

  • Representation in cartel / competition proceedings

  • Evaluation of mergers

  • Abuse of a dominant position

  • Compliance and Risk Management

Distribution Law

  • Representation before courts and arbitration tribunals in distribution disputes

  • Supply and distribution contracts

  • Franchising

  • Commercial agency law

  • Authorized Dealer Law

European law & Public Commercial Law

  • State aid law

  • Energy & environmental law

  • EU law

  • New media & data protection

  • Constitutional & Administrative Law

  • Administrative offense proceedings

  • Public-private partnership agreements and infrastructure projects

Energy Law & Public Procurement

  • Preparation of documents for tenders

  • Tender contracts

  • Accompanying tendering procedures

  • Electricity and gas distribution law

  • Public procurement

  • Energy law (renewable energy)

Intellectual Property

  • Trademark law, copyright and patent portfolio management

  • Intellectual property

  • Forced enforcement of intellectual property protection

  • Patent and know-how license agreements

Media & IT Law

  • Publishing and media contracts

  • Creation of joint venture agreements in connection with media

  • Software contracts

  • Representation in litigation regarding the disclosure of information in the media

  • Legal advice on the processing and protection of personal information

For more information about our services, please contact us.