Divjak, Topic & Bahtijarevic has promoted Ana-Marija Grubisic Cabraja, Ema Mendusic Skugor, Marina Kovac Krka, and Martina Kalamiza to partner, in the firm's words, "closing a year of great changes in the best possible way."
The four DTB lawyers will formally assume partner status on January 1, 2020.
In addition, after six years as partner, DTB's Mario Krka has been appointed Senior Partner, and DTB lawyers Hana Renic Henig and Jasna Belcic will become senior lawyers.
“In choosing our new partners and making all the other new appointments, we were guided by the values that we had been building DTB on over the past years," said Managing Partner Emir Bahtijarevic. "That is why expertise, continued personal development, leadership, responsibility, timely completion of tasks, and entrepreneurial spirit are all characteristics our new partners have in common. We expect them to strengthen us, not only with their expertise and professional abilities, but also their energy and human qualities, and, as partners, to contribute significantly to us remaining committed to providing our clients with the best possible service.”
Ana-Marija Grubisic Cabraja joined DTB in 2011 after graduating from the Faculty of Law at the University of Zagreb. She specializes in dispute settlement proceedings and arbitration, and DTB describes her as "an expert in restructuring procedures and insolvency law."
Ema Mendusic Skugor joined DTB in 2012, also after graduating from the University of Zagreb. She specializes in corporate law, with special emphasis on regulated industries law and EU law.
Marina Kovac Krka joined DTB in 2009 after spending one year at the Boric Law Office and two years at the BS&P Law Firm. She is qualified in both Croatia and Germany and focuses on domestic and international corporate transactions.
Martina Kalamiza advises clients in the field of banking and finance law and capital markets. After graduating from the University of Zagreb in 2005 she spent five years with the Laktic & Partners law firm before joining DTB.
According to Divjak, Topic, & Bahtijarevic, "by expanding its partner team, DTB continues to maintain the legacy of the recently departed partner Sasa Divjak, who has over the past 25 years built one of Croatia’s top law firms on expertise, quality and reliability."