With coverage in eight jurisdictions across South East Europe, SELA offers a breadth of reach combined with in-depth knowledge of local business and industry to offer shrewd, commercially savvy advice to clients. By thinking innovatively about the business issues clients’ face, SELA members consistently provide quality legal advice in-line with the strategic objectives of its client base, while at the same time guiding them through the intricacies of the local markets.
The members of SELA understand that in-house legal departments are under increasing pressure to contain external counsel fees and in response have set up certain internal mechanisms to ensure that as a whole, SELA provides cost-effective services and value for money. By controlling the quality of service and minimizing the cost of services provided, SELA member firms are able to ensure client satisfaction on every matter.
Local Touch - Regional Reach
The SELA member firms have been carefully selected based on their reputation and track record, as well as for their in-depth knowledge of local laws, business and political environments, which is necessary to help clients successfully navigate the local legal and business terrain. Each member firm has assembled a team of top-notch lawyers with broad experience, educational backgrounds and English language service capability. SELA easily assembles integrated teams to efficiently provide seamless solutions for cross-border transactions so that clients are practically served in multiple jurisdictions by teams that are trained and practiced together, through one main point of contact.
SELA is able to provide all of the advantages of larger regional firms, but with the added value of being able to offer flexible, cost effective and personalised service. Partner-led teams give clients access to high quality legal service, organised to serve the ever increasing cross-border dynamic of its client base. Clients benefit from the opportunity to work with a focused group of law firms, providing top tier legal and business services that operate in a coordinated manner and cover multiple jurisdictions.