New appointments and reinforcement of the DTB team

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Divjak, Topić & Bahtijarević Law Firm has appointed four of our female colleagues to the position of partners, closing a year of great changes in the best possible way. The lawyers Ana-Marija Grubišić Čabraja, Ema Menđušić Škugor, Marina Kovač Krka and Martina Kalamiza Grozdek, have contributed their expansive knowledge and experience to DTB’s development for years, and they are to assume their partner status as of January 1, 2020.

Furthermore, after more than eleven years on the DTB team, six of which he has acted as the firm’s partner, Mario Krka will be appointed senior partner. At the same time, DTB lawyers Hana Renić Henig and Jasna Belčić 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. 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,” said Emir Bahtijarević, Managing Partner at Divjak, Topić & Bahtijarević Law Firm, commenting on the new appointments.

By expanding its partner team, DTB continues to maintain the legacy of the recently departed partner Saša Divjak, who has over the past 25 years built one of Croatia’s top law firms on expertise, quality and reliability.

Brief CVs of our new partners are available below:

Ana-Marija Grubišić Čabraja has a wealth of experience in dispute settlement proceedings and arbitration, and is an expert in restructuring procedures and insolvency law.

Ema Menđušić Škugor is an expert in corporate law, with special emphasis on regulated industries law and EU law.

Marina Kovač Krka is particularly experienced in domestic and international corporate transactions. Apart from being a qualified attorney in Croatia, she also has a valid German attorney qualification.

Martina Kalamiza Grozdek has built an impressive career by advising clients in the field of banking and finance law and capital market, and has earned a master’s degree from the university in Frankfurt, Germany.