Practice Groups


Corporate and Commercial

"Team members are always on top of things, overseeing and anticipating potential legal issues to be covered in documentation."

Chambers Europe, 2018

A reputation for excellence

With the largest corporate and commercial team of cooperating lawyers in the Balkan region and over 20 years of experience, we continuously provide corporate legal services to multi-national, regional and domestic clients in South East Europe. We specialise in complex regional transactions with a multi-jurisdictional focus, as well as non transactional work.

One of our core values is the belief in an open information flow and in a client-centric approach. We keep our clients fully abreast of the latest legislative changes and, in cooperation with local lawyers, regularly organise specialised trainings for in-house legal teams across the region.

Unique approach and regional network

With over 600 acquisition transactions completed over the past 20 years, we have advised on a large portion of the most significant deals that have taken place in the local markets. We also advise on a range of non-transactional work exploiting commercial opportunities and technology, reflecting the diversity of our clientele, local and international.

Karanovic & Partners is in a unique position when it comes to the know-how of the local legislation and trends. We have intimate knowledge of the industry requirements and regional practices, which allows our advisors to tackle important issues with complete awareness of the specificities of each market.

  • Commercial

    Our integrated approach covers general commercial matters, including commercial contracts, public procurement, distribution, information technologies, promotion and advertising, as well as general regulatory, non-contractual and matters such as consumer protection, data protection and e-commerce.

  • General corporate

    Our speciality is in complex regional transactions with a multi-jurisdictional focus. The Karanovic & Partners corporate team is able to offer efficient and cost-effective legal solutions to meet your everyday requirements.

  • M&As

    The size and experience of our corporate team ensures that we have the capacity and the personnel to successfully conclude even the most complex transactions in a timely manner. Transactions such as joint ventures, management buyouts, leveraged buyouts, privatisations, restructurings, takeover bids, auctions and share sales are regularly handled by our mergers and acquisitions specialists.

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