Anti-corruption measures are beginning to benefit Romania


Anti-corruption measures are beginning to bite but for now lawyers are pinning their hopes on work in areas such as banking, pharma and agriculture.


Crisis tax drains work for Hungary’s lawyers but new opportunities emerge


Crisis taxes and regulatory changes have doused foreign investor interest but firms are gaining opportunities elsewhere as a result of the global crash.


A cross-border future: Serbia looks towards EU accession


Life is still tough but regional ties are strengthening among law firms and businesses as Serbia keeps one eye on EU accession.

Czech Slovak flag index

The Czech and Slovakian markets take a local turn


Czech and Slovakian firms are in high demand but the internationals have found the market

Poland Warsaw

Poland – Warsaw packed

16-Mar-2015 | By Jonathan Ames

An influx of global firms and a rush of indie spin-offs has created an overcrowded legal market in Poland – and fees are suffering.

More from Special Reports


Pan-Baltic firms Lawin and Raidla Lejins split to form new alliances

19-May-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Pan-Baltic firms Lawin and Raidla Lejins & Norcous have both split up, with the two reforming to establish new alliances spanning the region.

Poland Warsaw

Greenberg Traurig expands Europe real estate with A&O and Norton Rose hires

15-May-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Greenberg Traurig has added 12 new lawyers to its Warsaw office through hires from Allen & Overy (A&O) and Norton Rose Fulbright, as part of a strategy to expand its real estate presence in Central Europe.

More from CEE News

CEE Briefings

False imprisonment: are our rights stronger in Europe? download subscription

No5 Chambers 28-Jul-2015

Claimant probably suffered feelings of ‘confusion […] frustration and/ or helplessness and injustice’ – particularly after getting no compensation.

Bulgaria: bank recovery law must protect close-out netting arrangements download subscription

Schoenherr 28-Jul-2015

Risk mitigation measures required in bank crisis law. 

Serbia: new law on conversion of right of use into ownership of construction land download subscription

JPM Jankovic Popovic Mitic 27-Jul-2015

New law includes several excellent ideas, particularly regarding long-term leasing.

Law on conversion adopted in Serbia download subscription

Karanovic & Nikolic 27-Jul-2015

Converting right of use into ownership rights over construction land, for a fee.

Competition Commission carries out dawn raids in Serbia download subscription

Karanovic & Nikolic 21-Jul-2015

Focus on leading market players – brush up on your compliance procedures.

Czech Republic: is limiting the number of agency employees plausible? download subscription

Schoenherr 21-Jul-2015

Ministry proposal underplays advantages of agency staff.

Kyrgyz Republic: changes to foreign trade regulations download subscription

GRATA Law Firm 16-Jul-2015

Anti-dumping measures adopted in line with Eurasian Economic Union rules, and other changes.

Amendments to the law on mortgages download subscription

Karanovic & Nikolic 15-Jul-2015

Simplified extra-judicial procedures for settlement of a creditor’s claims. 

More from CEE Briefings