Ius Laboris completes full EU coverage with new firms in Bulgaria, Croatia, Malta and Slovenia

03 Jan 2017

Brussels 3rd January 2017 - Ius Laboris, the world’s largest alliance of Human Resources­­­­ law firms has today announced that it has completed full coverage of all 28 EU states as it appoints new firms in Malta, Bulgaria, Slovenia and Croatia.

In Bulgaria, Boyanov & Co - Established in Sofia in 1990, Boyanov & Co is recognised as the preferred law firm for transnational businesses expanding their portfolios in Bulgaria. Involved in many of Bulgaria’s landmark transactions, the firm advises on all aspects of employment law.

In Croatia, Zagreb based Divjak, Topic & Bahtijarevic - Founded in 1994, Divjak, Topic & Bahtijarevic is acknowledged as the premier business law firm advising international corporations on employment, regulatory and commercial aspects of major transactions.

In Malta, Ganado Advocates - Founded in Valletta in the early 1900’s, Ganado Advocates is now one of Malta’s foremost law firms with an excellent employment practice and an international market leading reputation.

In Slovenia, Ljubljana based Šelih & Partners - Continuing the tradition of a partnership established in 1961, Šelih & Partners is now one of the leading law firms with a highly ranked employment practice and a specific international reputation for client service.

Ius Laboris now offers international corporate clients over 1.400 specialist labour and employment lawyers based in 53 countries worldwide including full coverage across the European Union. 

The four firms join with immediate effect. With the addition of these pre-eminent European law firms, the Alliance now covers every EU member state continuing its strategy of offering unrivalled global coverage to clients through the highest quality labour and employment law specialists.

Chris Engels, chairman of Ius Laboris commented: “We are pleased to welcome these four excellent firms and to complete our European coverage. We have known and worked closely with them for many years and know the quality and depth of their Labour & Employment expertise and their international reputations.”  

Sam Everatt, Executive Director of Ius Laboris added: “The final countries in the European map could not be added at a more auspicious time as domestic, international and global clients review their European operations in the light of the UK decision to leave the EU. Our clients require a seamless understanding of local labour legislation set in an international context and our new members have a commitment to superior client service and market leading reputations that will provide an invaluable resource for clients doing business across Europe.”

For further information, please contact:

Sam Everatt, Executive Director, Ius Laboris


T: +32 2 761 46 17


Paul Jaffa, Myddleton Communications,London


T: +44 207 689 5545