Živković & Sarić | Law Firm


Petar Živković

Attorney at Law
T +385 1 5811756

Practice areas

Real Estate, development projects, construction law, energy law, contractual law, misdemeanour law, litigation, commercial negotiations and civil law.

Professional experience

2005 - 2009 Associate/Trainee in Šavorić & Partners Law Firm
2009 - 2011 Senior Associate/Attorney at Law in Šavorić & Partners Law Firm
2011 - 2017 Senior Associate/Attorney at Law in Divjak, Topić & Bahtijarević Law Firm
2017 -           Managing Partner/Attorney at Law in Živković & Sarić Law Firm

Petar Živković has worked on many large greenfield and brownfield development investments in all their legal aspects with special focus on Real Estate development and project facilitation. As Attorney at Law with focus on Real Estate development and project facilitation, Petar Živković provides daily consultation to local and foreign developers. Petar Živković especially has experience and expertise in regulatory and contractual part of the Real Estate development, as well as in construction and energy sectors. Connected thereto, we also emphasise that Petar Živković is Attorney at Law specialised for FIDIC Construction contracts that are more and more present at the Croatian market. Also, he was engaged in renewable energy and environmental protection projects and has significant experience in respect to commercial negotiations and contractual law. For his work on abovementioned transactions Petar Živković is recognised as 1st tier expert in Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners annual publications.

Along with above mentioned, Petar Živković has a significant experience and knowledge in areas of enforcement and bankruptcy law, misdemeanour law, fast consumers goods law and labour law.

Dubravko Sarić

Attorney at Law
T +385 1 5811756

Practice areas

Banking and financial law, foreign investments, corporate law, commercial law, contractual law, labour law, misdemeanour law, public procurement, capital market law, IT and litigation.

Professional experience

1995 - 1996 Trainee in Marković i Plišo Law Firm
1996 - 1997 Trainee in Divjak, Topić & Bahtijarević Law Firm
1997 - 2003 Director/head of legal department in BNP-Dresdner Bank (Croatia) d.d.
2003 - 2009 Attorney at Law in Repac i Sarić Joint Law Office
2009 - 2015 Director/head of legal department in Societe Generale-Splitska Banka d.d.
2016 - 2017 Director/head of legal department in Hrvatska Poštanska Banka d.d.
2017 -           Managing partner/Attorney at Law in Živković & Sarić Law Firm

Dubravko Sarić, with over 20 years of experience, has worked on many transactions and projects in which he has provided consultations to local and foreign clients in corporate law, banking and financial law, capital market law, IT technologies, regulatory proceedings, as well as in resolution of the commercial disputes. Dubravko Sarić especially has experience and expertise in regulatory and contractual part of the banking and financial law (including NPL transactions), IT technologies law, labour law and capital market law.

Practice areas

Banking and finance

  • financial products consulting
  • loans and other banking products
  • licensing and regulatory proceedings
  • syndicated loans
  • refinancing
  • financing of the assets
  • project finance
  • collateralisation
  • insurances
  • factoring
  • structuring of financial products
  • banking agreements
  • capital market and investment funds


  • development and financing of the energy projects
  • contractual relations (production, distribution and supply of energy)
  • licensing and other regulatory proceedings
  • consulting in projects related to renewable energy, geothermal energy, oil and gas

Infrastructure and environmental law

  • infrastructural project of all types
  • financing
  • negotiations and contract drafting
  • regulatory matters
  • privatisation
  • permitting

Intellectual property

  • trade marks
  • industrial design
  • patents
  • copy rights
  • infringement of rights and litigation

Public procurement

  • consulting public procurers upon document preparation and document drafting
  • consulting bidders in preparation of offers and document drafting
  • legal remedies against bidding documentation or
  • public procurers decisions
  • participation in all parts of the process


  • negotiations and contract drafting
  • public-private partnership concession projects
  • regulatory matters

Real estate, project finance and infrastructure projects

  • consulting investors, traders and institutions in most complex real estate and construction transactions
  • real estate project development
  • sale and purchase of real estate projects
  • project finance
  • real estate litigation
  • leasing and renting
  • public-private partnership
  • construction
  • negotiations and construction contracts drafting
  • FIDIC contracts
  • greenfield and brownfield projects
  • consulting in matters related to spatial planning and permiting

IT technologies

  • IT sector investments
  • regulatory matters
  • day-to-day consulting in IT business

Regulatory law and relations

  • consulting on Croatian administrative and public regulations
  • support in authorities' inspection matters
  • documentation drafting
  • misdemeanour proceedings

Insurance law

  • consulting of insurance companies and financial institutions in regulatory matters
  • structuring of products
  • insurance contracts
  • insurance litigation

Mergers and acquisitions

  • consulting in all types of M&A transactions
  • sale and purchase of stocks, shares, enterprises or production assets
  • strategical mergers of market competitors
  • cross border transactions
  • defence of hostile company's takeover
  • negotiations and contract drafting
  • legal due diligence
  • transaction structuring
  • implementation and providing advices in regulatory part

Labour law

  • day-to-day consulting
  • contracts
  • internal acts
  • court proceedings
  • collective (syndicate) agreements
  • work permits


  • litigation
  • arbitration
  • mediation

Commercial law

  • incorporation & servicing day-to-day corporate matters
  • company restructuring
  • winding up
  • legal due diligence
  • review, interpretation, drafting and negotiations in relation to broad spectre of commercial contracts and agreements from different industries and for different clients
  • negotiations and contract drafting
  • initial public offering
  • joint ventures and strategical alliances
  • distribution contracts
  • franchising

Bakrupcy and enforcement

  • bankruptcy proceedings
  • pre-bankruptcy proceedings
  • enforcement proceedings and claim collections


About us

Živković & Sarić is a Law Firm incorporated and managed by the partners having multi-decennial and significant experience in most complex legal issues and transactions. Most part of the legal services that Živković & Sarić Law Firm provides is in Real Estate and construction sector (all types of transactions and legal services related to Real Estate and construction including infrastructure and energy sectors) and commercial and financial sectors (corporate and contractual law, banking and financial law, transactions’ collateralization, project finance, bankruptcy law, IT law, etc.). Along with the aforementioned Živković & Sarić Law Firm is ready to provide legal services from all legal areas that are connected to representation of clients that conduct their business in the Republic of Croatia or on international level.

Through experience of our partners in representation of most significant financial institutions and international corporations that conduct their business in the Republic of Croatia, we are comfortable to say that Živković & Sarić Law Firm has a highly specialised knowledge and expertise in financial sector and we are almost top-level competitors at the market regarding the legal services that we provide in Real Estate and construction sector. We especially note our experience and expertise in banking and financial sector, commercial law, bankruptcy law, Real Estate law, construction sector, energy sector, IT sector and project investment law.


Živković & Sarić Law Firm Partnership
Ulica baruna Trenka 5
10000 Zagreb
+385 1 5811756

Management board members: Petar Živković, Dubravko Sarić
Court Register and registration number:
Commercial court in Zagreb
Registration number: 081101315
PIN: 60692845607
User of the account: Živković & Sarić, Law Firm Partnership
IBAN: HR3424020061100833501, SWIFT CODE/BIC: ESBCHR22