Team

PARTNERS

Dinka Kovačević
Partner

Dinka Kovačević, LL.M.

Corporate, M&A, Restructuring and Insolvency, Banking, Energy, Commercial and Employment, Real Estate, Dispute Resolution

Corporate, M&A, Restructuring and Insolvency, Banking, Energy, Commercial and Employment, Real Estate, Dispute Resolution

Dinka Kovačević is one of the founding partners of Kovačević Prpić Simeunović law firm with experience in practicing law since the year 2000. She focuses on advising domestic and international companies in corporate law, M&A, restructuring and commercial contracts. Dinka also possesses extensive experience in advising and representing domestic and international banks and financial institution. Dinka participated in numerous transactions, including privatisation of several banks, as well as managed legal teams in investment projects and due diligence assignments in various industries, such as infrastructure, banking, telecom, media, hotel industry and agriculture. A variety of energy projects and providing legal advice to clients on Croatian energy market account for a significant part of Dinka’s practice. Dinka also publishes articles and speaks at conferences. She is an active member of the International Bar Association (IBA) and holds the position of the Honorary Legal Advisor of the British Ambassador in Croatia since 2014.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
Croatian Bar Exam
LL.M., University of Cambridge
Master of Law (dipl.iur.), Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb

LANGUAGES
Croatian, English

Partner

Martina Prpić, LL.M.

Finance, Competition, Arbitration, Capital Markets, Corporate and Commercial, Employment, Administrative and Public Procurement

Finance, Competition, Arbitration, Capital Markets, Corporate and Commercial, Employment, Administrative and Public Procurement

Martina is a qualified Croatian attorney at law with years of experience and a founding partner of Kovačević Prpić Simeunović. Martina regularly advises international and domestic banks in finance projects and domestic and foreign companies from various sectors on corporate, commercial, employment and administrative law issues. Martina advises and represents clients in domestic and international arbitration proceedings, proceedings for recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards as well as in litigation, administrative and public procurement proceedings. She has extensive experience and expertise in the areas of competition law, state aid and capital markets and has advised and represented clients in takeover proceedings, merger control notifications and other matters of competition and capital markets. Martina publishes articles and holds lectures on arbitration, capital markets, competition law, energy and transport law.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
Croatian Bar Exam
LL.M., Central European University Budapest
Master of Law (dipl.iur.), Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb

LANGUAGES
Croatian, English

Partner

Danijela Simeunović, M.E.S.

Aviation and Transport, Finance, Data Protection, Corporate and Commercial, Employment, Real Property, Startup and IT

Aviation and Transport, Finance, Data Protection, Corporate and Commercial, Employment, Real Property, Startup and IT

Danijela Simeunović is a founding partner of Kovačević Prpić Simeunović law firm. Her core practice areas are aviation and transport law, financing and data protection. Danijela led legal teams in some of the largest projects in the Croatian aviation industry over the past years. She advises international clients from the transport sector and represents them in legal proceedings. She also regularly provides legal advice in the fields of corporate law, commercial law and employment law. She has extensive experience in due diligence and acquisition of companies in various industries, as well as projects relating to real property, start-ups and GDPR harmonisation. Danijela is the main contact in the firm for clients from the German speaking countries and a standing court interpreter for English and German language. She is an active member of the Croatian Transport Law Association and the European Air Law Association. Danijela gained practical experience in the Federation of German Industries in Berlin and two leading law firms in Germany, Clifford Chance in Frankfurt am Main and Hengeler Müller in Düsseldorf.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
Croatian Bar Exam
M.E.S., Humboldt/Freie/Technische University in Berlin
Master of Law (dipl.iur.), Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb

LANGUAGES
Croatian, English, German

Partner

Ana Novaković Stipaničev

Corporate and Commercial, Banking and Financing, Employment, Aviation and Transport

Corporate and Commercial, Banking and Financing, Employment, Aviation and Transport

Ana Novaković Stipaničev is a partner at Kovačević Prpić Simeunović law firm. She advises clients in different areas of commercial and corporate law and provides daily legal advice to clients with respect to their regular business. In particular, she advises domestic and foreign clients in relation to contracts law and on various legal questions relating to employment law.

Ana leads teams and participates in due diligence processes, as well as national and international merger and acquisition transactions, in various industries (such as IT, agriculture, tourism, etc.). She has significant experience in banking and financing, which includes legal consultancy to credit and financial institutions as well as consultancy on specific regulatory matters, and participation in transactions relating to project financing. Projects relating to aviation law, in particular delivery and lease of aircraft, also form a significant part of Ana’s practice.

Also, Ana has acquired practical experience abroad, in French law firm Vaughan Avocats, in Paris and Toulouse.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
Croatian Bar Exam
Master of Law (mag.iur.), Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb
Erasmus student exchange program, Faculty of Law, University Paris Descartes (Sorbonne Paris Cité)

LANGUAGES
Croatian, English, French, German

ATTORNEYS AT LAW

Ignacija Puškar
Attorney at Law

Ignacija Glavina

Corporate, Commercial, Employment, Aviation, Finance, Start-up and IT

Ignacija joined Kovačević Prpić Simeunović law firm in 2018. Ignacija participates on financing projects with emphasis on security packages as well as advises on projects in relation to aviation law. In daily advisory of clients Ignacija’s focus is predominantly on corporate, contractual and labour law matters including employment of foreigners. She is involved in the firm’s advisory work for startups and is a mentor to young startups. Ignacija currently attends postgraduate specialist study in Company Law and Commercial Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
Croatian Bar Exam
Master of Law (mag.iur.), Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb
Erasmus student exchange program, Faculty of Law, Universiteit Gent in Belgium

LANGUAGES
Croatian, English, German

Attorney at Law

Martina Višnjić

Civil, Employment, Dispute Resolution, Commercial, Corporate

Martina provides daily legal advice to domestic and foreign clients on various legal questions relating to contract, employment, real property and corporate law. She participates in due diligence projects. So far, she has gained significant experience in representing clients in litigation, enforcement, prebankruptcy and bankruptcy proceedings. During her studies, Martina was an active member of the Legal clinic participating as a student mentor in the Group for protecting employees’ rights. She is the recipient of the recognition for exceptional work and commitment in clinical provision of free legal aid. Before joining Kovačević Prpić Simeunović in 2021, Martina was an attorney trainee in two renowned law firms in Croatia.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
Croatian Bar Exam
Master of Law (mag.iur.), Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb

LANGUAGES
Croatian, English, Italian

Dino Živković
Attorney at Law

Dino Živković

Corporate and commercial law, real estate, financing, bankruptcy proceedings

Dino joined Kovačević Prpić Simeunović law firm as a trainee lawyer in 2019. In his work, Dino regularly participates in due diligence projects as well as financing projects with emphasis on security packages. Dino also provides legal advice in the areas of corporate, commercial, contractual and land registry law and anti-money laundering issues, also advising financial institutions on specific regulatory issues. In addition, Dino regularly participates in the representation of clients in pre-bankruptcy, bankruptcy and other judicial and administrative proceedings. During his employment in the law firm, Dino participated in the work of the Legal Clinic as the mentor of the group for protecting employee’s rights, thus continuing the path that he started in the Legal Clinic as a student.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
Croatian Bar Exam
Master of Law (mag.iur.), Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb
Bachelor of Economics (back.oec.), Vern University

LANGUAGES
Croatian, English, German

Attorney in cooperation

Anamaria Žuvanić

Banking and Finance, Corporate & Commercial, Real Estate, Capital Markets, Energy, Infrastructure & Environment, Employment

Anamaria Žuvanić is an experienced attorney at law with background in regional top tier law firms. She regularly advises banks and other financial institutions in cross border financing and project finance transactions, as well as clients in general finance and banking matters, including financial services regulation. She also managed teams in numerous M&A transactions and has extensive experience in due diligence exercises and acquisition of companies in various industries, especially in the energy industry. Her core areas of expertise are also real property law matters, with special emphasis on all matters concerning real estate financings, as well as capital markets related matters.

Anamaria is also a standing court interpreter for German. Over the past few years, she has continuously been recognized amongst leading legal professionals in the field of banking and finance in all relevant legal directories (Chambers&Partners, IFLR1000, Legal500).

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
Croatian Bar Exam
Master of Law, Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb

LANGUAGES
Croatian, English, German, French

ATTORNEY TRAINEES

Dominika Mia Mandac
Attorney trainee

Dominika Mia Mandac

During her studies, Dominika Mia worked as an intern in a law firm and she participated in a project in the field of pre-bankruptcy settlements. She was awarded with Dean’s award for exceptional achievements in studies. With her team, she won second place in the Moot Court competition in a simulated trial in the field of commercial and company law. Dominika Mia joined Kovačević Prpić Simeunović law firm in 2019 as a trainee lawyer. In addition to daily advisory of clients in the company, commercial and labour law matters, Dominika is engaged in personal data protection matters.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
Master of Law (mag.iur.), Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb

LANGUAGES
Croatian, English

Tin Aničić
Attorney trainee

Tin Aničić

During his studies, Tin was a teaching fellow at departments of Labour and Social Law as well as Financial Law and Financial Sciences. He participated in several Moot Courts, Regional Moot Court on Human Rights, as well as in Willem C. International Commercial Arbitration Moot. Tin was also rewarded with Dean’s and Rector’s award for academic excellence as well as Dean’s recommendation for extracurricular activities which promote reputation of the faculty. He joined Kovačević Prpić Simeunović law firm as a trainee lawyer in 2019. Tin participates in advising clients on corporate and labour law matters, as well as in dispute resolution proceedings.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
Croatian bar exam, with distinction
Master of Laws (mag.iur.), Faculty of Law, University of Mostar

LANGUAGES
Croatian, English

Attorney trainee

Ivan Božo Zec

Ivan Božo graduated from the Faculty of Law, University of Split in 2020. During his studies, he performed his student internship in a law office and as a member of Law Clinic in groups for civil and enforcement law. He participated in Brown Mosten International Client Consultation Competition. Ivan Božo was rewarded with two Dean's awards for exceptional achievements in studies. He joined Kovačević Prpić Simeunović law firm as a trainee lawyer in 2020.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
Master of Laws (mag.iur.), Faculty of Law, University of Split
Erasmus student exchange program, Faculty of Law, Freie Universität Berlin

LANGUAGES
English, German

Attorney trainee

Sebastian Krčmar

Sebastian graduated from the Faculty of Law in Zagreb in 2021. During his studies, he participated in the work of the student association e-Student, business consulting team. As a member of the association, Sebastian attended various lectures and workshops on the topic of business consulting and participated in the creation of business solutions for small businesses. At the end of his studies, Sebastian worked as an intern in two law firms and attended an accounting course. With that experience, he joined the team of our law firm in 2021.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
mag.iur. Faculty of Law in Zagreb

LANGUAGES
English

ADMINISTRATION

Đurđa Vidović
Office manager

Đurđa Vidović

Đurđa joined Kovačević Prpić Simeunović law firm in 2015. The first five years of her career Đurđa worked in London before returning to Croatia where she worked as an office administrator at one larger law firm in Zagreb for ten years. Between 2009 and 2015 Đurđa worked for the General Consulate of the Kingdom of Denmark in Zagreb as a consular assistant. Đurđa is fluent in English.

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