The team at GGP gives an overview of the firm’s offering including a focus on how it is meeting the needs of clients during the coronavirus crisis
Gajski, Grlić, Prka & Partners Law Firm (GGP) is a Croatian full-service law firm with extensive experience in litigation, corporate and commercial law, M&A, labour law, insolvency law, privatisation and restructuring proceedings, public procurement, competition policy and state aid as well as intellectual property. We have a special department for criminal law with an emphasis on most complex white-collar crimes where we lean on our multidisciplinary approach and a wide knowledge covering criminal, commercial and tax law.
Our team has ten lawyers, five associates and administrative personnel. Our approach is based on teamwork, co-ordination and co-operation. Our lawyers are recognised as experts in their fields of expertise and we are committed to our continuous professional development. Our team is fluent in English and we are also capacitated with a sworn court translator.
The firm advises international and Croatian clients and is recognised as a one-stop shop offering pragmatic and structured advice and legal solutions for the demanding needs of our clients. We aim to develop and establish long-term relationships with our clients and to assist them in achieving their goals.
‘GGP advises international and Croatian clients and is recognised as a one-stop shop offering pragmatic and structured advice and legal solutions.’
The firm’s attorneys at law participate in most strategic and infrastructural projects, public tenders and investments in the Republic of Croatia, and advise numerous international clients and investors in a variety of M&A, infrastructure and public procurements projects. One of most significant projects was our engagement as legal adviser of The Agrokor Group in the extraordinary administration proceeding within which GGP handled numerous litigation cases related to collection of claims from Agrokor’s debtors, damages claims and title claims, etc. Also, GGP has been engaged as a local legal adviser for matters of Croatian law in recognition proceedings of the Extraordinary Administration Act in the UK, USA and Switzerland.
Further, GGP regularly represents STRABAG in administrative disputes arising from public procurement procedures and represents a large IT company, S&T Croatia, in a complex damages case, enforcement and public procurement procedures. GGP regularly represents Croatian Radiotelevision in media disputes relating to damages and employment issues. Also, GGP represents motorways maintenance company DARS in a claim collection proceeding and one of the largest boat marina companies in Croatia, Laguna Trade, in all types of legal matters. In addition, GGP lawyers regularly represent the largest Croatian science institute, the Ruđer Bošković Institute.
GGP has been actively involved in proceedings before domestic and international arbitration tribunals, either directly representing clients in cases at the Croatian Chamber of Commerce Tribunal, or as a local counsel engaged by global law firms.
In these difficult times of the COVID-19 virus pandemic, GGP has fully applied the proposed principles and adapted the means and implementation of our legal services provision in line with the recommendations available globally and nationally, to reduce and mitigate the risk of infection of our clients, colleagues and employees. Our office is not closed, but most of our work is carried our virtually.
On a daily basis we monitor change in the current legislative framework or possible adoption of binding decisions of the Government of the Republic of Croatia with direct application. We monitor the activities of the government and Parliament on a regular basis in the process of extraordinary measures to be adopted to facilitate the economy in current and upcoming challenges.
Our efforts, as well, are and will be concentrated on measures brought by the EU Commission within the COVID-19 crisis aid scheme in the segment of state-aid subventions that could be used by EU entrepreneurs damaged by the crisis. We are ready to assist our clients in applying for funds and subventions.
In this regard, we will now, with even greater efforts, continue to support our clients with legal advice and concrete actions, all with the aim of taking legally justified and timely responses that will maintain sustainability of their business. For a consultation on any exceptional measures as well as the opportunities they provide, feel free to contact us to determine appropriate steps to be taken.