Law firm Knezović & Associates is a leading Macedonian law firm dedicated to business law, with a track record of advising in some of the most prestigious deals, including activities before the ICC Court of Arbitration. The firm acted as local advisor for the Republic of Macedonia in a EUR 250 mn. deal - the privatization of distribution Power Company a.d. ESM. The firm also advised on several landmark financing matters: acquisition of a local mobile operator by Telekom Slovenije, construction activities of the new airport building of TAV Macedonia, financing activities of Croatian company Agrokor in respect to construction of a distribution center. The firm was a local advisor in a EUR 70 million deal of acquisition of full control of Pivara Skopje. The firm is assigned by IFC to provide local legal consultancy in respect of the concession project for construction of two hydro power plants as well as for the health PPP project. The law firm provides a full range of legal services across the following practice areas: Corporate and Commercial Law, M&A, Privatizations, Procurement, Litigation, National and International Arbitration, Regulatory Affairs, Competition, Insolvency, Real Estate, Labor, Restructuring, and Tax.
The firm regularly represents Coca Cola Hellenic and Heineken. The firm also acts for Bank Austria (Unicredit Group), Arcelor Mittal and the Soravia Group of Companies.
“Experienced domestic commercial law firm which acts for a range of global corporations with business in Macedonia, as well as domestic corporate clients. Strong track record of cases involving clients from the financial sector.”
“Head of practice Dejan Knezović is this firm's primary figure for commercial work, covering transactional, financial and other corporate matters.”
Department head Dejan Knezović is best known for his corporate advice, which often relates to projects, investigations and disputes. Clients praise his work, especially his local knowledge and connections. One client comments: "He is solution-oriented and trustworthy".