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  • Emir Bahtijarević

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    Practice areas

    Real estate and infrastructure, Employment, Disputes, litigation, and arbitration


    Emir is DTB’s managing partner heading the Real Estate and Infrastructure team and the Disputes, Litigation, and Arbitration team. As one of the founders of the company, for many years he has provided legal support in matters related to labour law and other practice areas.

    Enjoying the reputation for being one of the leading lawyers in the development of real estate projects in Croatia, Emir leads the teams in the largest and most complex real estate transactions and projects. He has successfully represented both domestic and foreign investors in a wide range of legal matters, from real estate purchase and development and construction financing to leases, sale-and-leaseback transactions and real estate management in general. Most of the projects managed by Emir are related to tourism, trade, energy, and infrastructure, but Emir’s long experience includes port activities, industry and other similar sectors, even matters relevant to public-private partnership.

    In addition to his extensive professional experience at the local level, Emir often broadens his experience in international affairs by collaborating with reputable foreign law firms on cross-border transactions and projects involving multiple jurisdictions. He regularly attends numerous international congresses and forums. He also actively participates in the work of the Croatian Bar Association by sharing his knowledge and experience, and thus contributing to the development of the legal profession in Croatia.


    LL.B., University of Zagreb, Faculty of Law


    English, German