Regional Update

New combination to strengthen regional presence

Karanovic & Partners is proud to announce the combining of legal practices of Iva Tokić Čuljak and Ivana Sverak with Ilej & Partners in cooperation with Karanovic & Partners. This combination brings together a wealth of experience in some of the most complex Croatian and cross-border deals and advisory work to date.

Ivana has been focusing on energy law, renewables in particular, as well as infrastructure, project finance and capital markets. Iva specializes in mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, as well as competition, labour and EU law.

Ivana and Iva are joined with associates Barbara Bilić and Petar Grubišić-Čabo.

We welcome the new team with confidence that this combination will allow us to continue to support our clients in highly complex transactions. I have known Iva and Ivana for many years and have come to appreciate them for their expertise, professional skills and hands-on approach”, said Goran Ilej.

Ivana and Iva stated „Although we have been in this business for almost twenty years, we are still very excited and very much looking forward to this business opportunity. With the support of a top-level corporate environment fostered by Ilej & Partners and Karanovic & Partners, we hope to be able to pass on our experience in relevant areas of law to new generations, to our mutual satisfaction and, above all, to the satisfaction of our clients”.


Ilej & Partners is an independent law firm in Croatia in cooperation with Karanovic & Partners.

The information in this document does not constitute legal advice on any particular matter and is provided for general informational purposes only.