SELA officially welcomed a leading Croatian law firm - Batarelo Dvojković Vuchetich (BDV) into its ranks on 9 March 2022. Great care was taken in the selection process, and we were honoured for the opportunity to choose from the very best law firms in the country. After much careful consideration BDV was selected as it shares the same values and goals as SELA and will therefore add significant value to the network while allowing us to maintain our guarantee for seamless legal service across South East Europe. 

BDV is a leading Croatian full-service law firm with a key focus on corporate, M&A, banking and finance, dispute resolution, tax, real estate, competition, IP and data protection. BDV aims to be the firm of choice for large businesses and financial institutions and to elevate the quality of the legal system on the local Croatian market.

BDV offers an integrated legal and tax service, complementing in-house legal departments in a flexible, responsive, solution-oriented, and seamless manner.

The firm builds lasting relationships with its clients by combining business acumen and understanding of the local market. The firm’s partners take an active role in every transaction and ensure smooth and efficient teamwork. BDV cooperates daily with leading international law firms in the course of multijurisdictional transactions.

SELA is a regional network of independent law firms advising clients on their operations across South East Europe. SELA’s membership spans across eight jurisdictions. The alliance members are among the top firms in their jurisdictions, providing the full range of legal and business services to local and international businesses in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, and Slovenia.