The Legal 500 EMEA 2022 recognizes SELA member firms as one of the leading law firms in their respected jurisdictions. Being recognized and recommended by numerous clients all over the Southeast Europe and worldwide as well is something we are especially proud of.

For more than 30 years, The Legal 500 has been analyzing the capabilities of law firms across the world, with a comprehensive research program revised and updated every year to bring the most up-to-date vision of the global legal market.

Albania
: Hoxha, Memi & Hoxha is a Top-Tier law firm in Albania. “Hoxha, Memi & Hoxha is one of the best-known full-service firms operating in Albania. The multidisciplinary offering covers a wide range of contentious and non-contentious issues. The partners cover all areas, with Shpati Hoxha particularly active on the corporate and IP side. Andi Memi has a strong banking, real estate and tax practice, while Eris Hoxha is experienced in public, international and EU law. Associate Selena Ymeri is also well regarded.”

Bosnia & Herzegovina
: Dimitrijević & Partners is a Top-Tier ranked law firm in Commercial, corporate and M&A and Projects and energy practice areas. The firm’s Banking, finance and capital markets as well as Real estate and construction have also been ranked for many years now.

Bulgaria
: Dimitrov, Petrov & Co is a Top-Tier ranked firm in EU and competition, Healthcare and life science, Dispute resolution, Intellectual property, Real estate and construction, and TMT. The firm’s Banking, finance and capital markets, Commercial, corporate and M&A, Energy and natural resources, Projects and PPP, and Transport (including shipping) have also been ranked.

Croatia
: Batarelo Dvojković Vuchetich ranked within Banking, finance and capital markets and Commercial, corporate and M&A. “The ‘highly dedicated and results-focused’ team at BDV ‘goes the extra mile for their clients’ across a wide range of transactional and regulatory work, including secured financings, financial restructurings and tax-related matters. As well as being well-versed in local law, the team, which is led by ‘savvy and well-rounded attorney’ Vladimir Baterelo, has ‘a deep understanding of international banking laws and practice’. Laurenz Vuchetich ‘puts his heart and mind into closing deals’, particularly as they relate to corporate/regulatory banking matters.”

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: Apostolska, Aleksandrovski & Partners ranked as one of the leading firms in North Macedonia. “Apostolska, Aleksandrovski & Partners is noted for its ‘broad knowledge in corporate law’, M&A and commercial matters, as well as energy, intellectual property and employment mandates. Key clients include Kromberg and Schubert and Colgate-Palmolive, and as a member South East Legal Alliance (SELA), Meritas and NextLaw, the team is well placed to advise international clients on high-profile transactions.”

Montenegro
: Bojović Drašković Popović & Partners one more time ranked in Montenegro. “Bojovic Drašković Popović & Partners’ Montenegrin practice has strong sector credentials in relation to energy, consumer electronics, entertainment, pharmaceuticals, construction, real estate, financial institutions and shipping. With over 15 years’ expertise in Montenegro-related corporate and commercial matters, Vuk Drašković heads the Montenegrin desk; and qualified in both Serbia and the US, Uroš Popović is also a key partner. Notable senior associate support is provided by Mario Kijanović, Stefan Golubović and Miloš Andrejević.”

Serbia
: Bojović Drašković Popović & Partners is a Top-Tier Employment law firm in Serbia for the sixth consecutive year. The firm’s Banking and finance practice maintains the same ranking, as well as Competition, Commercial, corporate and M&A, Dispute resolution, Projects and energy and Real estate and construction.

Slovenia
: Kirm Perpar is ranked among leading law firms in Slovenia. “Kirm Perpar is one of the leading law firms in Slovenia. What makes a law firm successful is not only the experience of its individuals but also the teamwork, dedication and leadership of the entire team. The team at KP has all of those traits and many more. They are always on top of the task, they are extremely professional, and always provide excellent, timely advice, no matter what’.”