Faculty of Law, University of Tirana, Law Studies, 1996; College of Law of England and Wales, UK, International Intellectual Property Law; College of Law of England and Wales, UK, Practice Diploma received in Anti - Trust Law
Advising the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Albania (following the award of a public bid together with BNP Paribas S.A.) in the privatization process of INSIG, the largest state-owned insurance company in Albania. Supervised the assistance provided regarding the privatization procedures during all the privatization phases; preparation of the information memorandum, the confidentiality agreement, the data room, the share purchase agreement; assistance regarding any legal questions that aroused by the bidders during the privatization process; advice in the finalization of the privatization process as a whole; Advising Penta Investments a.s., a Czech International Private Equity Fund, in connection with privatization of a state owned petrol refinery and marketing company ARMO Sh.A.; Advising Croatian firm Industrija Nafte INA d.d., in the process of privatization of ARMO Sh.A. Involved in the due diligence process of ARMO Sh.A.; Advising Energie Steiermark ("ESTAG") an Austrian energy company with regard to its participation in the privatization process of the Albanian Distribution System Operator (DSO); Advising EBRD (a) In connection with the financing of Albanian companies under the framework of a EUR 250,000,000 facility for banks, non-bank financial institutions, factoring companies, consumer finance companies, mortgage companies and insurance companies operating in Albania; (b) In connection with a number of secured loans granted under its Western Balkans Sustainable Energy Direct Financing Facility to Albanian small and medium sized enterprises; (c) In connection to the implementation of the Western Balkans Sustainable Energy Direct Financing Facility (WeBSEDFF/ALBANIA); (d) In the process of considering the financing of construction of two small hydro power plants over Rapun river in Albania in the amount of up to EUR 6.000.000; (e) In the process of considering the financing of construction and operation of two small hydro power plants in the district of Mat, namely SHPP Cerruje 1 (2.3 MW) and SHPP Cerruje 2 (2.9 MW) in the amount of up to EUR 3.000.000; Providing legal services to "AutoBinck N.V." regarding a legal due diligence review and a key issues report of Hyundai Auto Shpk Prishtina (the "Target Company"), in the process of the acquisition by the "AutoBinck N.V." of 51% share in the company Hyundai auto Zagreb d.o.o.; Providing legal services to: UHG TOPCO COÖPERATIEF U.A., the Netherlands with regard to a legal due diligence overview report and analysis of information on the legal conditions of an Albanian subsidiary (the "Target") which belongs to one of the Client's invested companies and operates in the field of hospital medical activities. The scope of the transaction was the potential acquisition of the Target; Legal assistance to DEG - Deutsche Investitions und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH with regard to the sponsoring of the project of the concession to construct and operate the Tirana International Airport "Mother Theresa". Provided legal assistance on legal issues arising with regard to the financing project to Tirana Airport Partners Shpk (the "Concessionaire"), to expand and operate the facilities of "Mother Teresa" Tirana International Airport under a Build-Own-Operate-Transfer structure; Legal assistance to Air BP Albania with regard to the implementation of the project for the construction of the new Fuel Farm at Tirana International Airport "Mother Theresa". Provided legal assistance on legal issues arising with regard to the contractual issues, completion and licensing related to the activities to be performed under the project documents.