Divjak Topic Bahtijarevic & Krka (DTB)

Divjak Topic Bahtijarevic & Krka Law Firm is a top-tier Croatian corporate and commercial legal service provider. They have been the preferred choice of the major investment banks and funds, multinational investors, developers, state agencies and governmental bodies in both everyday business and sophisticated strategic transactions almost 25 years now.

The firm’s second to none experience in the fields of banking and finance, corporate and commercial, M&A, competition and antitrust, energy, real estate and project finance, IP and dispute resolution is demonstrated by their engagements in the most complex and demanding takeover, development and infrastructure transactions in the Republic of Croatia.

Leading principle of the firm is to provide the most reliable advice to its clients by combining the best local expertise and the highest international standards in the legal business.

Being the largest provider of corporate legal services in Croatia, with over ten specialized practice groups, Divjak Topic Bahtijarevic & Krka Law Firm is able to always assemble a team specifically tailored to client’s needs and dedicated exclusively to the transaction at hand. Teams are supervised by a partner, thus ensuring maximum commitment and expertise. The firm’s strongest practice areas are Real Estate and Project Finance, Corporate and Commercial, M&A, Banking and Finance and Capital Markets, Competition and Antitrust, Energy, IP & TMT, and Litigation.

The firm’s clients are international and domestic investors, developers, financial institutions and funds, multinational companies, and governmental bodies.

Besides Croatian, DTB’s lawyers are fluent in / court interpreters for / native speakers of English, German, Italian, Russian and Ukrainian.

DTB’s highly ranked market position is reflected by constant awards and rankings of leading independent researchers, including Chambers & Partners, Legal 500 and IFLR1000.

“They are wonderful to work with and understand our business.” (Chambers & Partners Europe)

Clients highlight the “high-quality commitment and responsiveness and great, quick services.” (Chambers & Partners Europe)

“We do not see any room for improvement.” (Chambers & Partners Europe)

“Divjak Topic Bahtijarevic is one of the undisputed market leaders.” (The Legal 500)

“Any lawyer of DBT I have worked with proved good expertise in finance transactions and performed in a highly professional manner. The issues involved in the transactions related to uncertainties in Croatian law.” (IFLR 1000)

Emir Bahtijarevic

Emir Bahtijarevic

Managing partner


EUROTOWER, 18th Floor
Ivana Lucica 2A
10000 Zagreb

Tel: +385 1 5391 600
Fax: +385 1 5391 601