Our Firm

Established in 1994, Divjak, Topic & Bahtijarevic Law Firm has gained a strong reputation amongst clients for our reliable, problem-solving guides for their investments and business operations. We are recognised as the premier corporate and commercial service to both international and Croatian corporations in the Republic of Croatia. 

CONTINUITY AND STABILITY
We will always be there for our clients.

RELIABILITY
Our internal practice management structures and quality assurance procedures help us to deliver the right advice the first time and every time.

INTENSE CLIENT FOCUS
We understand your business and deliver solutions-based advice that is practical and helps you to achieve your goals.

RESPONSIVENESS
We respond within 24 hours -- no exceptions and no excuses.

INDEPENDENCE AND INTEGRITY
Both in running our own business and advising you on yours, we uphold the rule of law in all of our dealings.

 

Expertise

With comprehensive understanding and up-to- date knowledge of local labour and employment law, we are ready to respond promptly and reliably to the needs of businesses, business owners, executives and investors starting or continuing their business in Croatia. Our Employment practice helps them to manage high-risk legal issues, such as employment and management contracts, stock option plans, restructuring plans, regulatory compliance, and employment litigation.

Our People

Andrej Zmikic

Andrej Zmikic

Partner

Office:
Zagreb
Languages:
English
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German

Practice areas
Litigation and dispute resolution, employment
Professional experience
Andrej Zmikić graduated in 2014 and joined dtb the same year. He has from the start been a member of dispute resolution and employment groups, also providing valuable support to corporate & commercial practice groups, especially with respect to project-related employment advice. Andrej regularly represents renown domestic and international clients before courts, drafts motions, pleads, statements of claim etc. With respect to employment law matters, Andrej’s experience includes providing advice to employers from different industry sectors and helping them stay in compliance with the complexities of employment regulations in Croatia. He has experience working with status of foreigners, TUPE agreements, negotiations with the unions, collective redundancies, managerial contracts, restructuring, anti-discrimination etc.In his work, Andrej’s focus is on taking preventive measures and making sure all employment policies are up to date and the clients avoids any pitfalls. However, in the event of labour litigation, Andrej is able to draw on his dispute resolution and employment expertise and has in this sense successfully represented numerous clients in litigation proceedings as well as assisted in amicable dispute resolutions. 
Education & professional associations
Law degree, University of Rijeka
Croatian bar

News & Events

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We are passionate about all aspects of human resources law. From Mobility to Discrimination, and from Restructuring to Pensions, our local experts around the world provide deep market knowledge, wherever they are based.

We understand the challenges of managing an international workforce because that is our single focus. With over 1,400 employment lawyers in more than 160 cities worldwide, we always bring a genuinely cross-border perspective.

Ius Laboris firms have a distinctive global way of thinking, and with our trained team of project managers on hand to coordinate our offering around the world, we deliver a seamless integrated service to suit your requirements, wherever you need us.

Ours is a passionate, entrepreneurial and collaborative global community. Our culture of friendship and specialisation enables us to navigate all aspects of employing a workforce across borders with ease

Finally, and most importantly, we are all committed to excellence. With more ranked HR lawyers than our nearest rival (source Chambers Global Guide 2015), in more jurisdictions (source Legal 500, July 2015), Ius Laboris brings together more leading law firms than any other HR legal services organisation. That’s something we’re extremely proud of.