Mr. Branko Maric is the founder, leading practitioner, and Managing Partner of Maric & Co Law Firm, which has grown into a full-service commercial law firm, being a market leader in Bosnia and Herzegovina. To provide the best legal services to the participants at Bosnia and Herzegovina’s market, the professional development of the firm was oriented to the growth and specialization of its lawyers. Each department is made up of specialized fee-earners who work together as a multidisciplinary team to fully meet its clients’ needs in any given matter.
Mr. Branko Maric has 50 years of experience in advising both domestic and international clients, offering wide expertise in corporate matters. He heads the firm’s banking and finance, as well as tax practice, advising on various banking operations, project finance, tax-related issues, and represents the client in complex banking, corporate, and tax disputes before the court, relevant administrative authorities and international arbitrations. Even though all authorities competent for resolving the tax disputes act following the principle in dubio pro fisco, Mr. Branko Maric has been able to achieve and retain a 90 percent success rate in tax disputes and therefore has been identified as one of most influential lawyers, responsible for having created Bosnia and Herzegovina’s legal market.
Mr. Branko Maric has been continuously ranked as a leading individual in the international legal directories, such as Partners and Chambers, IFLR 100, and The Legal 500. Chambers and Partners 2020 Guide recognizes Branko as a senior statesperson. He has been described by interviewees as “the best lawyer in Bosnia” while agreeing that he is “creative and completely dedicated to the cases he is handling”.
Mr. Branko Maric is a recipient of the highest recognition for the development of successful cooperation of the Bar Association of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bar association of Serbia and Vojvodina Bar Association.