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With a rich cultural heritage and some of the world’s most picturesque and beautiful towns and cities, the countries of South East Europe have become major tourist destinations. With vibrant beaches, scenic mountain resorts and lively city scenes, the region has attracted many of Europe’s most prestigious hotel chains and investors, triggering the necessity for the development of infrastructure and regional cooperation in order to create a sustainable tourism industry. From development to financing to management and sale, our team has the experience to support large scale investments, acquisitions, construction and developments impacting business in this sector. We follow the constantly evolving market to keep our clients abreast of the latest developments and legislative changes.

Outstanding Service

SELA offers a truly distinctive service. We focus on providing commercial and relevant advice, innovative solutions, timely service and value for money. Our expertise in the leisure sector includes hotel acquisitions and sales, construction and development, project financing, syndicated lending facilities, hotel management agreements, franchising, asset management, branding, real estate lending and dispute resolution. We have a multi-disciplinary team that covers all transactional, advisory and contentious activity in this sector. Our experts are at the forefront of the real estate requirements that are traditionally essential to the requirements of the leisure market and our regional team of experts is perfectly placed to take care of your cross-border needs. Our sector specialists create value for our clients by helping them limit exposure, reducing tax expenditures and helping them to navigate the peculiarities of the regional regulatory requirements. Our cross-border teams are uniquely placed to help clients with complex structures to maximize their market share and profitability. 

SELA’s Advantage

  • In-depth understanding of the key areas unique to the sector
  • First-class legal skills and high quality advice
  • Experienced in the practical and business issues facing clients
  • Proven track record

Featured news

BD2P's Ivan Gazdic Comments for Ekapija

The newest partner of Bojović Drasković Popović & Partners, Ivan Gazdić, who is also president of the Real Estate Committee of the Serbian Foreign Investor's Counsel, commented on real estate market trends in Serbia for the local...

IBA: Real Estate and Construction in Serbia

Partner Ivan Gazdić authored an article on real estate and construction matters in Serbia

Celebrating 15 years of continuity with a new name

Maturity takes time, courage and perseverance guided by sincere dedication, clear goals, and hard work. After 15 years of practice, we at Bojović & Partners proudly announce our new, reinforced structure and brand refreshment now expressed...

Q3- 2018 Market Snippets is Available!

The Q3-2018 edition of Market Snippets is now available online.

Renewed Construction Legislation in Slovenia

On 1 June 2018 the new Building Act entered into force (Official Gazette of the RS, No. 61/2017, 72/2017 – corrected) completely replacing the Slovenian Construction Act that was in force up to this point.

Latest Novelties in the Employment Legal Framework of the Republic of Serbia

The National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia on 28 June 2018 adopted the set of amendments to the laws regulating employment of foreigners, secondment of employees abroad and peaceful settlement of labor disputes. On the same day the new...

Bojović & Partners - Growing in Quality and Quantity

Bojović & Partners is proud to announce the promotion of Mario Kijanović and Stefan Golubović to Senior Associate positions.

World Bank has launched in Zagreb ''Doing Business in EU 2018: Croatia, Czech Republic, Portugal and Slovakia''

In cooperation with the Agency for Investments and Competitiveness and the European Commission and Ministry of Economy, Entrepreneurship and Crafts, the World Bank has launched its "Doing Business in EU 2018."

Bojović & Partners Sponsors REBEC 2018

Partners Marija Bojović and Ivan Gazdić attended the XI SEE Real Estate Belgrade Exhibition & Conference – REBEC, held on 18-20 June in Belgrade at Hilton.

Ivan Gazdić held the training to the Society of Appraisers of Serbia

Partner Ivan Gazdić held the training “Legal Due Diligence” and “Project Finance – legal and financial aspects” as part of continuing professional education organized by the Society of Appraisers of Serbia, on 18 June at the Hilton hotel in...

Serbia: Amendments to the Company Law

The main reasons for the adoption of amendments to the Company Law (Official Gazette of Republic of Serbia nos. 36/11, 99/11, 83/14 – other law, 5/15 and 44/18) (the “Law”), which started to apply from 9 June 2018 (except amendments relating...

Regional Legal News Q2-2018

The SELA regional newsletter features an overview of the most important regional legislative developments recently announced in the jurisdictions of SELA coverage. Many of the changes recently implemented impact the regions ability to attract...

CEE Legal Matters Interview with Matej Perpar of Kirm & Perpar

“We are experiencing quite high economic growth in Slovenia,” reports Matej Perpar, Partner at Kirm & Perpar in Slovenia, "which for the time being has boosted foreign investments and resulted in a couple of sizable transactions.”

Serbia: New Law on Registration Procedure in the Real Estate Cadastre Enters into Force

New Law on Registration Procedure in Real Estate Cadastre (Official Gazette of Republic of Serbia no. 41/18) (the “Law”) entered into force on 8 June 2018.

Ivan Gazdić at the 10th Annual Real Estate Investment Conference organized by the International Bar Association (IBA)

Bojović & Partners Partner Ivan Gazdić attended the 10th Annual Real Estate Investment Conference – Trends and Opportunities in Real Estate, held in Zurich, Switzerland 06-08 June 2018.

Vuk Drašković at the 4th IBA Global Entrepreneurship Conference

Partner Vuk Drašković attended the 4th IBA Entrepreneurship Conference: Disruption Meets Tradition, held in Munich 14-15 May 2018.

The Legal 500 Recognizes Apostolska & Partners Among Top Macedonian Law Firms

The Legal 500 awarded top rankings and recommendation to Apostolska & Partners.

Serbia: New Law on Foreigners

The National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia recently adopted the new Law on Foreigners which regulates thoroughly and in detail the conditions for entry, movement, residence and return of foreigners, as well as the competences of the...

Ivan Gazdić re-elected President of the Foreign Investors Council’s Real Estate Committee

Partner Ivan Gazdić has been re-elected for the position of President of FIC's Real Estate Committee for a term of another two years.

Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. Earns Recertification in Meritas, A Global Alliance of Independent Law Firms

For yet another year Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. Law Firm excels and earns recertification in Meritas – a global alliance of independent law firms.

Bojović & Partners maintains its rank as a leading firm in the Legal 500 2018 report

he recently released report for 2018 by one of the most reputable legal guides worldwide – the Legal 500 – reaffirms our ranking among the top law firms on the market.

Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. – A Leader in One of the Most Prestigious Legal Guides Worldwide

One of the most reputable legal guides worldwide – The Legal 500 – launched its 2018 rankings.

SELA is Pleased to Welcome its Newest Member – Hoxha, Memi & Hoxha

SELA has enhanced its value proposition to clients with coverage of Albania. SELA officially welcomed the leading Albanian law firm, Hoxha, Memi & Hoxha (HM&H). into its ranks on 1 April 2018.

Regional Legal News Q1-2018

The SELA regional newsletter features an overview of the most important regional legislative developments recently announced in the jurisdictions of SELA coverage. Many of the changes recently implemented impact the regions ability to attract...

Apostolska & Partners promotes Svetlana Trendova and Ivana Kostovska to partners

Apostolska & Partners is proud to announce the promotion of two of our outstanding senior associates to partners, effective 09th of February 2018. Svetlana Trendova and Ivana Kostovska are the new partners in the firm. They have demonstrated...

Financial Support to Investments in Macedonia

The Government of the Republic of Macedonia, through the Ministry of Economy, is drafting a Law on Financial Support to Investments. The final draft of this law is expected to enter parliamentary procedure in the middle of April 2018.

Step Ahead in Adopting New Transparency Tax Rules at EU Level

The European Commission welcomes a political agreement of EU Member States on new transparency rules for tax intermediaries – accountants, lawyers, bank and consultants.

European Commission Sent a Formal Notice to Bulgaria to Amend VAT Rules

The European commission has triggered the first step of infringement procedure against Bulgaria by sending formal notice to the Bulgarian authorities regarding the VAT rules for companies trading in fuel and for non-business use of company’s...

Vuk Drašković of Bojović & Partners at the Kopaonik Business Forum 2018

Partner Vuk Drašković attended the 25th jubilee Kopaonik business forum.

Bojović & Partners Advises Poseidon Group on Serbian Investment Projects

After the successful opening of two retail parks in 2017, the British real estate investor and asset manager Poseidon Group announced that it will expand its network in Serbia in 2018 and 2019 and aims to operate ten retail parks by the end of...

Zoya Todorova Joined the European Regional Forum of the International Bar Association as a Council Member for Bulgaria

Zoya Todorova, partner and head of the Corporate Law, M&A and Competition Law Practice Groups at Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. Law Firm, recently achieved yet another recognition through an invitation to join the European Regional Forum (ERF) of the...

Kirm Perpar contributed the Slovenia Chapter of the Real Estate 2018 edition of Getting the Deal Through

Matej Perpar and Ajda Okršlar from the law firm Kirm Perpar contributed the Slovenia chapter of the 2018 edition of Getting the Deal Through: Real Estate 2018 published by Law Business Research Ltd., London.

Žurić i Partneri Ranked Tier 1 by IFLR1000 for Practice Areas Financial & Corporate and Project Development

We are proud to announce that Žurić i Partneri has maintained its Tier 1 ranking in the 2018 IFLR1000 edition for the practice areas Financial & Corporate and Project Development.

SELA is Pleased to Welcome New Member – Dimitrov, Petrov & Co.

Sofia, Bulgaria, 12 September, 2017 – SELA has enhanced its value proposition to clients with coverage of Bulgaria. SELA officially welcomed the leading Bulgarian law firm, Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. into its ranks on 12 September 2017.

Bojović & Partners to speak at CED-LOGIC Serbia 2017

Real estate practice co-head Ivan Gazdic will be one of the speakers at the CED-LOGIC Serbia 2017 Forum, which will be held at Falkensteiner Hotel Belgrade, on 21st September 2017.

Ratko Žurić, the founding partner of Žurić i Partneri, was awarded a special lifetime achievement “Market Maker” award

Ratko Žurić, the founding partner of Žurić i Partneri, was awarded a special lifetime achievement “Market Maker” award. Ratko was identified by his peers as a market leading attorney who had significant personal influence on the development...

Serbian Construction Industry is Back on Track

Lately, investors have had fairly high expectations for the Serbian real estate market. New and improved real estate and construction regulations, updates to the urban plans, and the announcement of significant projects all indicate that a...

The South East Legal Alliance – SELA Joins Nextlaw Global Referral Network

SELA Members Expand their Global Reach

The Buzz in Croatia - Interview with Dusko Zuric of Zuric i Partneri

CEE Legal Matters interviews Duško Žurić of Žurić i Partneri - a member of SELA - South East Legal Alliance

Kirm Perpar Joins Nextlaw Global Referral Network

30 MAY 2017 – KIRM PERPAR today announced it has joined Nextlaw Global Referral Network, enabling it to connect its clients to high quality lawyers around the world. Nextlaw Global Referral Network is the largest legal referral network in...

Vedran Kopilović and Andrej Skljarov join the Žurić i Partneri team of attorneys

It is a pleasure to announce that our colleagues Vedran Kopilović and Andrej Skljarov have joined Žurić and Partneri team of attorneys after being admitted to the Croatian Bar Association.

Žurić i Partneri – the only Croatian law firm to be ranked Tier 1 in six practice areas by Legal 500

Legal 500, the most influential and relevant international legal directory providing worldwide coverage of recommended law firms and attorneys, published the results of its comprehensive research on 12 April 2017.

SELA - the South East Legal Alliance Expands to Slovenia

Kirm Perpar has officially joined SELA covering legal services in Slovenia

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