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Hrvoje Bardek

Partner
Zagreb

Bardek Lisac Mušec Skoko d.o.o.
in cooperation with CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz
Ilica 1
10000 Zagreb
Croatia
Languages Croatian, English
Corporate/M&A

Hrvoje Bardek has close to 15 years of experience advising national and international clients on corporate and commercial matters. He heads the corporate department and has extensive experience advising mainly international clients and investment funds in Croatia. His expertise includes all types of M&A transactions - both national and international in scope, including mergers, demergers, stock or asset purchases, exchange of shares, joint ventures.

His transactional and counselling practice covers a wide array of industries, with substantial experience in the pharma industry, energy and banking sectors, and other service industries. Hrvoje advises senior management and boards of directors of both publicly and privately held companies regarding corporate governance issues and other compliance matters.

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Hrvoje Bardek was named as Leading Lawyer by the financial and corporate guide IFLR1000 for 2015 for Corporate / M&A matters.

IFLR1000 2015

"Hrvoje Bardek is a fantastic negotiator, really defends his clients in the best way possible.”

Client Feedback 2015

"Hrvoje Bardek really listens to the client, was very fast in coming back to me with solutions or reviews of documents, and understands the foreign aspects of transactions."

Client Feedback 2014

Education

  • 2008 – Bar Admission (Croatia)
  • 2004 – LL.M. in International Business Law, Budapest
  • 2003 – Law Faculty, University of Zagreb
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Memberships

  • Croatian Bar Association
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Publications

  • “Croatia - Mergers & Acquisitions 2015”
  • The International Comparative Legal Guides (ICLG), 2015
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Energy & Climate Change

Hrvoje Bardek is partner at law firm Bardek, Lisac, Mušec, Skoko in cooperation with CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz. Hrvoje co-heads the energy group and provides daily legal support for conventional and renewable energy clients over a variety of issues, including financing aspects, M&A and other investment matters, dispute resolution and regulatory questions. Hrvoje Bardek and his team provide a one-stop shop for all energy matters.

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Hrvoje Bardek was named as Leading Lawyer by the financial and corporate guide IFLR1000 for 2015 for Corporate / M&A matters.

IFLR1000 2015

"Hrvoje Bardek is a fantastic negotiator, really defends his clients in the best way possible.”

Client Feedback 2015

"Hrvoje Bardek really listens to the client, was very fast in coming back to me with solutions or reviews of documents, and understands the foreign aspects of transactions."

Client Feedback 2014

Education

  • 2008 – Bar Admission (Croatia)
  • 2004 – LL.M. in International Business Law, Budapest
  • 2003 – Law Faculty, University of Zagreb
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Memberships

  • Croatian Bar Association
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Publications

  • “Croatia - Mergers & Acquisitions 2015”
  • The International Comparative Legal Guides (ICLG), 2015
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Competition & EU

Hrvoje Bardek is partner at law firm Bardek, Lisac, Mušec, Skoko in cooperation with CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz. He heads the corporate and competition departments and has extensive experience advising mainly larger international clients and investment funds in Croatia.

Hrvoje’s competition focus lies in merger clearances, compliance training, licensing, and joint ventures agreements, and state aid issues. Hrvoje and his competition team help develop sustainable and compliant distribution networks, and are particularly strong in providing precautionary anti-trust and competition advice, including dawn-raid support.

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Hrvoje Bardek was named as Leading Lawyer by the financial and corporate guide IFLR1000 for 2015 for Corporate / M&A matters.

IFLR1000 2015

"Hrvoje Bardek is a fantastic negotiator, really defends his clients in the best way possible.”

Client Feedback 2015

"Hrvoje Bardek really listens to the client, was very fast in coming back to me with solutions or reviews of documents, and understands the foreign aspects of transactions."

Client Feedback 2014

Education

  • 2008 – Bar Admission (Croatia)
  • 2004 – LL.M. in International Business Law, Budapest
  • 2003 – Law Faculty, University of Zagreb
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Memberships

  • Croatian Bar Association
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Publications

  • “Croatia - Mergers & Acquisitions 2015”
  • The International Comparative Legal Guides (ICLG), 2015
more less

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