Who we are
Lawyers‘ Office Olodar Prebanic & Arela Jusufbasic-Goloman is a successor of the Lawyers’ Office Tkalcic-Dulic, Prebanic & Jusufbasic-Goloman, which was founded in 1994 by lawyer Bojana Tkalcic-Dulic (the Office). Lawyer Olodar Prebanic joined the Office in 1997 while lawyer Arela Jusufbasic-Goloman joined in 2005.
Lawyer Bojana Tkalcic-Dulic has decided to retire at the end of 2018 and consequently, to stop practising law. Lawyers and Partners in the Office, Olodar Prebanic and Arela Jusufbasic-Goloman continue theirusual business and the Office’s practice with their team of associates.
Owing to the founder’s determination to make Office trainees and associates partners in the Office after passing their bar examination and meeting other legally prescribed requirements, the Office has been expanding over time to become a joint lawyers’ office of several partners supported by a number of associates and trainees who make the basis for further Office expansion.
Presently, there are five lawyers working in the Office, several associates and trainees and its further expansion is soon to be expected. This makes it one of the larger lawyers’ offices in the Bosnia and Herzegovina legal environment, which is specialized in legal services in the area of commercial and civil law. The Office’s narrow specialization includes corporate law, M&A transactions, banking, privatization, competition law, labour law, energy sector and telecommunications, as well as dispute resolution and other related areas of legal practice in which the Office has acquired an indisputable reputation for outstanding quality of the services rendered to its foreign and local clients. The Office acts in the capacity of an advisory body to a number of foreign embassies and international organizations and agencies in Bosnia and Herzegovina and it represents a significant number of large international corporations in the areas of finances, industrial and service-related sectors, including banking, financing projects, energy sector, real estates, civil engineering and development. As the policy of our Office does not allow public disclosure of the information related to our clients, the reference list may be obtained on special request.
Over the past several years the Office has been rendering services related to a number of cross-border M&A transactions, privatization projects of large companies in Bosnia and Herzegovina, mergers of joint stock companies, real estate transactions and other projects for its international clients.
The Office took part in numerous expert groups working on law drafting in the areas of business law, privatization, banking and public sector. Rendering this type of legal services, the Office closely monitors the developments in theory and practice of the international law on a daily basis, while its lawyers frequently participate in different workshops and seminars, as well as in international exchange programs for lawyers.
The Office maintains close collaboration with a number of international law firms in relation to the projects of international importance, such as Clifford Chance, Linklaters, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Allen & Overy, White & Case, Arnold & Porter, CMS Cameron McKenna, Watson, Farley & Williams and the prominent law firms from the neighboring countries.
Top-Tier Legal Adriatic
Lawyers’ Office Prebanic and Jusufbasic-Goloman is one of the founders and a member of the Top-tier Legal Adriatic (hereinafter: „TLA“). TLA is an alliance of leading law firms operating in the Adriatic region. TLA is an association of independent business law firms with an excellent reputation obtained both locally and internationally, providing a full range of legal services to foreign and domestic clients hailing from various industries in establishing, building and maintaining their presence in Adriatic region.
Carefully chosen members
TLA has joined together like-minded firms committed to observing and maintaining the commonly adopted principles. The crucial membership criteria are immense legal knowledge, integrity, vast professional and life experience of the lawyers, and long-standing tradition of the member firms. The decades of members’ participation in and completion of landmark transactions in the Adriatic region make TLA the most experienced legal alliance in this part of Europe.
TLA is a multinational team of 6 law firms with over 100 legal experts providing not only the highest quality of service but also prompt, efficient and cost-effective legal aid, with the full capacity to allocate the appropriate attorney or a team for any assignment at all times.
One stop shop concept
The client does not have to “walk all over town” looking for a legal service in each jurisdiction. Knocking on the door of TLA or any of its member firms is sufficient to obtain any kind of legal advice in any country of the Adriatic region.
Premium legal service
TLA members are committed to providing clients with outstanding, well-timed and cost-effective legal services, as well as to advancing and upholding solid client relations and tailor-made service of the highest standard, aided by the wealth of international resources and know-how shared amongst alliance members. TLA’s seat in Vienna ensures clients ease of access due to its favorable geographical position, facilitating communication and meetings arrangements.
More information about TLA can be found at www.toptierlegal.org