Boga & Associates, established in 1994, has emerged as one of the premier law firms in Albania, earning a reputation for providing the highest quality of legal, tax and accounting services to its clients. Boga & Associates also operates in Kosovo (Pristina) offering full range of services. Until 1st of May 2007, the firm was a member firm of KPMG International and the Senior Partner/Managing Partner, Mr. Genc Boga was also Managing Partner of KPMG Albania.
Our firm's particularity is linked to the multidisciplinary services it provides to its clients. Apart of the wide consolidated legal practice, the firm offers also a significant expertise in tax and accounting services with a keen sensitivity to the rapid changes in the Albanian and Kosovar business environment.
The firm maintains its commitment to quality through the skills and determination of a team of attorneys and other professionals with a wide range of skills and experience. The extensive foreign language capabilities of the team help to ensure that its international clientele have easy access to the expanding Albanian and Kosovo business environment.
With its diverse capabilities and experience, the firm acts for leading businesses in most major industries, including banks and financial institutions, as well as companies working in insurance, construction, energy and utilities, entertainment and media, mining, oil and gas, professional services, real estate, technology, telecommunications, tourism, transport, infrastructure and consumer goods sectors. The firm also enjoys an outstanding litigation practice, representing clients before all levels of the Albanian judicial system. Even the Albanian parliament has drawn on the firm's know-how and experience to help with the drafting of new laws and regulations.
The firm offers its clients every legal, tax and accounting service they may need to do business in Albania and Kosovo. Over the years, the firm has advised on privatization transactions, concessions, real estate transactions, setting up businesses, credit facilities and customs and tax issues, all with a keen sensitivity to developments in the Albanian business environment.
Contributor to International Publications
Boga & Associates acts as the World Bank's local partner on its annual publication, Doing Business, collaborating to paint a picture of the Albanian regulatory environment.
The firm is a contributor for Albania to International Law Office, a global source of analysis and information regarding current legal developments for lawyers worldwide, and the correspondent for Albania for the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD), providing authoritative expertise on cross-border taxation matters.
Boga & Associates also contributes to the International Comparative Legal Guide in respect of several areas of practice, Getting the Deal Through in respect of Tax on Inbound Investments, and to World Trademark Review magazine.
Boga & Associates is the sole Albanian law firm member of the:
•World Services Group (WSG), an exclusive global association of top providers of professional business services
•Meritas, a global alliance of elite, independent, full service law firms
•Islamic Finance Lawyers (iSfin), the world's leading network of Islamic Finance Law specialists.
Boga & Associates is recognized as a top tier firm by the most prestigious ranking companies in Corporate/Commercial, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Real Estate by Chambers and Partner (2012), Financial and Corporate Law as well as Mergers and Acquisition by IFLR (2012). The firm is praised by clients and peers as a "law firm with high-calibre expertise" and is distinguished "among the elite in Albania" and as "accessible, responsive and wise."
Corporate INTL Magazine - a leading monthly title for international business leaders - declared Boga & Associates the Albanian Law Firm of the Year in 2010 for Banking & Finance, Dispute Resolution Advisory, Immigration and Tax Law. That year, the firm also won the Global Legal Award for Real Estate Advisory Excellence in Albania.
Boga & Associates is also devoted to charitable activities and has provided pro bono legal services to the Albanian Children's Foundation, the Youth Albania Parcel Service, the American Chamber of Commerce and the National Olympic Committee, among others.