Banking & Finance

Clever Solutions for Complex Matters

Banking and finance law is of a very complex nature, and in order to find clever and effective solutions, having an experienced legal advisor is key. The entire financial industry heavily relies on highly skilled legal advisors to keep their operations compliant and to offer top-notch advice that gives them a competitive advantage. Our banking & finance experts fully understand the market mechanisms and have profound and longstanding experience in assisting clients in the financial world, which for our clients in this sector, is a key element of gaining a comparative advantage.

Fully Rounded Banking and Finance Advice

Our legal team advises on M&As, acquisition finance, asset finance, project finance, securitizations, derivatives and other capital markets transactions. Our advisors can draw upon vast experience in advising lenders and borrowers, so that our team is perfectly familiar with the particular business requirements, needs and respective documentation and administration needed in each case.

As a fully rounded banking and finance department, we provide assistance with public-private partnerships, restructuring, insolvency and bankruptcy and debt collection, as well as guidance on regulatory, administrative and compliance issues.

Our banking and finance specialists closely collaborate with their colleagues from other departments, such as Corporate & Commercial, Competition & Antitrust, Dispute Resolution, Real Estate and Tax in order to proactively cover all possible angles of a transaction and to avoid potential pitfalls.

Debt Collection Services

The firm has a specialised collection department, dedicated to the efficient servicing of collection, collection outsourcing and skip tracing matters. We are specialised in collecting receivables from corporate debtors in consensual financial restructuring matters, pre-bankruptcy, bankruptcy and bankruptcy reorganisation. Our team is particularly experienced in the preparation of reorganisation plans and legal opinions, as well as in representing clients in bankruptcy proceedings before the court authorities, credit committees and other creditors. We also guide clients on the possibility of collection during bankruptcy proceedings and on setting a strategy for the most favourable ways of settling with creditors.

Our lawyers have unique expertise in corporate debt collection. We are regularly service the collection of receivables from corporate debtors in consensual financial restructuring, pre-bankruptcy, bankruptcy reorganisation and bankruptcy. We are also recognised for our work on the sale of corporate debt and NPL portfolios, as well as for work on state owned debt portfolios that have since been privatised.

Key contact

Ivana Maraš

Deputy Managing Partner and Head of Banking and Finance Department