ATTORNEY PETAR BARBARIĆ

Your Croatian attorney for Croatian law in Vienna

ATTORNEY AT LAW

PETAR BARBARIĆ

Your Croatian Attorney at Law in Vienna for Croatian law *we currently do NOT represent any clients in front of the authorities and courts of the

Represents various legal entities and natural persons who want to work, buy, do business and invest in Croatia

We are your One-Stop-Shop in Vienna for all your businesses you have in Croatia

15 years of professional experience in the legal profession

excellence in providing legal services in Croatian, English and German

individual commitment to each client and his legal needs

effective execution of legal services and problem solving

We cooperate daily with our partner-lawyer, other attorneys, business and tax advisers, auditors and consulting companies, court experts, public notaries and court interpreters from Croatia and abroad, with the aim of providing the highest quality service to our clients and achieving the set goal

OFFICE

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After finishing high school Petar has enrolled Faculty of Law at the University of Zagreb where he got master's degree (LLM) in 2004. After finishing university education Petar started his professional legal career at Cirkveni & Partners Law Firm. In 2006 he passed Bar exam and since then he is admitted to Croatian Bar. From 2018 he is also admitted to the Vienna Bar (a member of the Austrian Bar) as European Lawyer.

Barbaric Law Office was founded in 2007 as a business oriented full-service Law Office providing complete legal services to both international and domestic clients, also with strong support in compliance, legal audit and business consulting & development.

In 2018 Barbaric Law Office opened a branch office in Vienna, Austria, with a goal to become one stop shop for all the private clients and companies looking to start and develop their businesses, invest or to solve their problems in Croatia.

Besides legal services, Barbaric Law Office represents domestic and international companies of all sizes in a wide array of business matters, assisting them to leverage their branding, products and technology into new markets. We are hands-on and work collaboratively with our clients to help them succeed. We are ever mindful of protecting our clients' opportunities and business assets while negotiating and making various deals using our broad-based experience in business.

PRACTICE AREAS

LEGAL COUNSELLING

  • Counselling and proving opinions on the rights of parties, as well as on legal provisions
  • Representation in negotiations and in various procedures
  • Preparation of legal opinions

LABOUR LAW

  • Preparation of employment contracts
  • Implementation of disciplinary procedures and termination of work contracts
  • Counselling related to organization of work and systematization of tasks
  • Counselling and preparation of general acts related to labor affairs
  • Legal counselling related to employing foreigners
  • Counselling employers/employees on labor relations’ rights and obligations
  • Representation in labor disputes
  • Representation of employer/employees towards employees/employers
  • Counselling and implementation of restructuring and collective laying off of redundant employees (counselling and participation in the preparation of redundancy employee programs)

DEBT COLLECTION

  • Submission of enforcement proposals to court/notary public
  • Legal counselling for ensuring and collecting debt
  • Verification of debtor's creditworthiness
  • Compiling payment security instruments
  • Representation in enforcement and litigation procedures for debt collection
  • Representation in debt collection procedures with temporary and preliminary injunction

CONTRACTUAL COMMERCIAL LAW

  • Preparing all types of commercial contracts, including contracts on distribution, franchise contracts, license contracts, representation contracts, etc.
  • Legal counselling when concluding legal affairs
  • Counselling/representation in negotiations when concluding legal affairs
  • Preparation of legal opinions

INHERITANCE LAW

  • Preparation of will
  • Preparation of guardianship contract
  • Representation in inheritance procedures

PROPERTY LAW, REAL ESTATE AND CONSTRUCTION, HOUSING LAW

  • Preparation of contracts on the transfer of real estate ownership rights (sales contract, donations/gifts, etc.)
  • Preparation of real estate lease and rental contracts • Preparation of construction and design contracts (FIDIC)
  • Preparation in procedures related to entry of ownership rights and other property rights in the land register
  • Representation in cadastral entry procedures
  • Representation in extrajudicial procedures of correction of status entered in land register
  • Representation in expropriation procedures
  • Checking of status in land register and cadastre
  • Representation in property rights disputes
  • Resolution of ownership relations
  • Legal counsel related to real estate investments
  • Possession protection
  • Representation in cases related to flat ownership affairs and land register entry
  • Representation in procedures related to real estate lease and rental
  • Representation in procedures for obtaining rights to property, eviction and/or other related rights
  • Possession protection

BANKING AND FINANCIAL LAW

  • Preparation and compilation of documentation related to banking and financial transactions, security instruments, securities, loans and other financial instruments
  • Legal counselling and preparation of documents for banking affairs
  • Preparation of legal opinions
  • Securing transactions

STATUS RIGHT OF FOREIGNERS

  • Legal counselling and representation of foreigners in procedures related to work and stay in the Republic of Croatia,
  • Legal counselling and representation of foreigners in procedures related to regulating temporary or permanent stay in the Republic of Croatia,
  • Legal counselling of foreigners in procedures for obtaining Croatian citizenship

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

  • Legal counselling and representation in the area of copyright and related rights
  • Preparation of copyright agreement • Searching of trademark and industrial design databases
  • Legal counselling on registration options
  • Preparation and compilation of documentation required for trademark registration
  • Representation in registration procedures, maintenance and extension of trademarks and industrial designs in Croatia and abroad
  • Preparation of contracts related to intellectual property rights
  • Representation in copyright disputes
  • Representation in disputes in order to achieve intellectual property rights

COMPANY LAW AND NON-PROFIT ORGANISATIONS

  • Legal counselling and representation when founding companies, subsidiaries, branch offices and institutions
  • Preparation and compiling legal acts related to foundation, representation in registration procedures for companies and institutions, obtaining permits for foundation and beginning of operations
  • Participation and legal counselling related to the activities of bodies of companies and institutions, including preparing and drafting corporate rules
  • Preparation and participation in the work of general assemblies
  • Participation, counselling and representation in due-diligence procedures, including preparation of documentation
  • Legal counselling related to company status changes (mergers, acquisitions, division, transformation)
  • Takeovers of joint stock companies
  • Representation in company liquidation procedures, pre-bankruptcy and bankruptcy procedures
  • Representation in status disputes
  • Establishment of non-profit organizations, civic organizations, Preparation and amendments to articles of association and general acts, Representation in procedures related to amendments to registered data, Preparation of assemblies and of decisions

FAMILY LAW

  • Legal counselling
  • Preparation of marriage contracts
  • Preparation of the marital property division contract
  • Representation in marital disputes and maintenance disputes
  • Representation in status disputes from the area of family law

TAX LAW

  • Legal counselling related to interpretation and execution of tax obligations
  • Participation and representation in tax and customs procedures

COMPETITION LAW

  • Representation in procedures in front of regulatory authority – Croatian Competition Agency
  • Notification of intent of concentration and implementation of concentration
  • Legal counselling related to forbidden agreements, misuse of dominant position and restrictive action
  • Legal counselling on alignment of commercial conditions with the regulations and practices of European bodies

RESOLUTION OF DISPUTES AND LEGAL REPRESENTATIONS IN VARIOUS PROCEDURES

  • in front of COURTS – commercial disputes, disputes related to copyright protection, litigation and enforcement procedures, disputes related to real estate property rights, eviction procedures, disputes related to performance of contract obligations, disputes related to damage compensation, labor disputes, family law procedures, inheritance procedures, enforcement procedures
  • in front of BANKRUPTCY courts AND PRE-BANKRUPTCY PROCEDURES - Legal counselling related to initiating the bankruptcy procedure, Reporting claims in the bankruptcy estate, Representation in bankruptcy procedures, Representation and legal counselling in pre-bankruptcy procedures
  • in front of MISDEMEANOUR courts
  • in front of ADMINISTRATIVE AUTHORITIES - Representation in inspection check procedures, expropriation procedures, procedures for the restitution of seized property, in front of tax authorities, protection of market competition, obtaining location permits and building permits
  • in PUBLIC PROCUREMENT procedures
  • in RECONCILIATION procedures
  • in ARBITRATION procedures – domestic arbitration and arbitration with international element
  • in RECONCILIATION procedures
  • in front of INSURANCE COMPANIES
  • in front of CONSTITUTIONAL COURT - Submission of constitutional complaints and submission of proposals to review the constitutionality of laws and other acts