Awards & Rankings


April 16, 2018


Legal 500, a renowned international law firm ranking association, has once again ranked ODI as a Tier 1 law firm for the Slovenian jurisdiction.

According to the association, ODI is, despite its young age, challenging the traditional hegemony of the oldest Slovenian law firms, who have been on the market for decades. We are particularly proud that our efforts, aimed at the satisfaction of our clients and their success, are regularly recognized.

Partner and head of the dispute resolution group, Matjaž Jan, has joined to the ODI managing partner Uroš Ilić in the elite group of »leading lawyers« list.

Special recognition was given to our lawyer, Lea Peček, who was included in the list of recommended experts last year, and this year recognized as a »lawyer of the next generation«. In addition, senior associates Katarina Škrbec, Lea Vatovec and Suzana Bončina Jamšek have once again been listed among recommended lawyers. Moreover, this year senior associate Daniela Sindičič joined the respective list of recommended lawyers.

We are pleased that our work and innovative approach have been recognized and would like to thank our clients for trusting us with their mandates, enabling us to showcase our competency.

For more information visit the Legal 500 rankings here.

Contact: slovenia@odilaw.com


October 18, 2017


IFLR1000 released the 2018 Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms.

We are pleased to announce that ODI Law Firm has been listed amongst the Top Tier Slovenian law firms in the IFLR1000 rankings in the field of Financial and Corporate law for 2018. This year we are also proud to be listed amongst active law firms in the field of Project Development.

In its editorial, IFLR1000 has highlighted the following corporate and finance clients’ quotes for ODI’s Slovenian office:

“The practice is very up to date with ongoing legal cases, as well as very solution oriented.”

“Very knowledgeable and dedicated.”

“They can think out of the box helping the client to understand different aspects of the problem.”

We are very pleased that our work and experience have been recognised in this category and would like to take this opportunity to thank our clients for trusting us with their mandates.

For more information follow this link.

Contact: slovenia@odilaw.com


June 23, 2017


ODI has been named the Best Corporate Law Firm for South East Europe by the Markets Monthly business magazine within its International frontier markets awards for the year 2017. Markets Monthly is magazine covering global business developments and seeks to showcase the latest trends, innovations and challenges within the corporate landscape.

We are very pleased to have received this recognition. We believe it is a result of ODI’s extensive efforts to expand throughout the region. We hope to build on this success and become an even more prominent force in the Adriatic.

Contact: slovenia@odilaw.com


May 5, 2017


We are proud to announce that ODI Managing partner Uroš Ilić has again been recognized by Chambers and Partners Europe 2017 as a leading Slovenian lawyer in the fields of Banking&Finance and Corporate/Commercial.

Uroš is the Head of the Transaction Division and has over 15 years of experience in corporate, M&A, banking, finance and restructuring matters. He particularly focuses on large transactions and has vast cross-border experiences expanding across all industries. His practice also includes advising corporate clients in connection with highly complex insolvency matters.

According to clients Uroš “has a great overview of the Slovenian banking market, understands the trends and is often able to predict the conduct of the opposite party well in advance.” They describe him as “a wise lawyer who has a positive approach and gives me an answer that addresses my needs,” adding: “I would recommend him because he is excellent in corporate and M&A transactions.”

For more information visit the Chambers and Partners rankings here.

Contact: slovenia@odilaw.com


April 13, 2017


Legal 500, a renowned international law firm ranking association, has ranked ODI as a Tier 1 law firm for the Slovenian jurisdiction.

According to the association, ODI is despite its young age challenging the traditional hegemony of the oldest Slovenian law firms, who have been on the market for decades. We are especially pleased that our practice has been recognised as “geared towards success“. This first and foremost confirms ODI’s client focus as the main pillar of our practice.

ODI managing partner Uroš Ilić has been praised as “highly competent“. ODI Partner and head of the dispute resolution group Matjaž Jan has been described as a “logical thinker“. In addition, ODI senior associates Lea Peček, Katarina Škrbec, Lea Vatovec and Suzana Bončina Jamšek have also been listed among recommended lawyers.

We are pleased that our work and innovative approach have been recognised and would like to thank our clients for trusting us with their mandates, enabling us to showcase our competency.

For more information visit the Legal 500 rankings here.


April 11, 2017


ODI Slovenia is again recognized as a leading law firm in 2017 for Banking & Finance and Corporate/Commercial by Chambers & Partners Europe. Chambers Guide covers 53 jurisdictions across Europe and ranks both lawyers and law firms on the basis of their legal knowledge, experience and several other factors, which are being investigated by more than 170 independent researchers.

Chambers noted that ODI has an “outstanding corporate restructuring and distressed M&A practice” and “well-reputed practice advising on acquisition and debt financing” including NPLs, banking and investment management regulation and securities.

ODI’s Managing Partner Uroš Ilić is ranked as a leading lawyer in both areas. According to clients he “has a great overview of the Slovenian banking market, understands the trends and is often able to predict the conduct of the opposite party well in advance”.

ODI senior associate Lea Peček is also among recognized practitioners this year.

For more information visit the Chambers and Partners rankings here.


March 23, 2017


International law firm ranking association Chambers and Partners has published its Chambers Global 2017 guide and recognized ODI as a leading law firm in Slovenia for 2017. The Chambers guides are the culmination of thousands of in-depth interviews performed by the largest research team of all the ranking associations. The guides are a trusted resource around the globe to objectively rank the world’s best lawyers and law firms.

ODI has been ranked among the top firms in the Corporate and Commercial area.

ODI Managing Partner, Uroš Ilić, has been ranked among the top tier lawyers and described by clients as “a wise lawyer who has a positive approach” and as “excellent in corporate and M&A transactions”.

Branko Ilić has been noted as a practitioner who has “significant expertise in transactions” in both Slovenian and Croatian jurisdictions and is “also active on cross-border real estate matters.

To view full ranking report, please follow this link.


November 16, 2016


We are pleased to announce that our Partner, Branko Ilić, was recognised in the field of Banking as the leading lawyer in this practice area in Slovenia.

Alongside the firm rankings the global network IFLR1000 also conducts annual research of the work of outstanding individuals who have proved themselves to be among the leading figures in their respective markets. The ratings are based upon transactional evidence, peer and client feedback.

Congratulations also to our managing partner, Uroš Ilić, who remains recognised as the leading lawyer in the field of Restructuring and Insolvency.

More information is available here.


October 19, 2016


The 2017 Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms rankings is out!

We are pleased to announce that ODI Law Firm has been listed amongst recommended law firms and ranked Top Tier in the IFLR1000 in the field of Financial and Corporate law for 2017, based on its past year’s achievements and results. This year we are also proud to be listed amongst active law firms in the field of Energy and Infrastructure. Our Head of Corporate Practice Group, Uroš Ilić, remains recognised as the leading lawyer in the field of Restructuring and Insolvency in Slovenia.

In its editorial, IFLR1000 noted the following corporate and finance clients quotes for ODI Slovenia:

“This is a law firm on which you can rely on. High quality.”

“They performed an excellent job in every perspective.”

A client from the transport sector says the firm “always delivers what is expected, very often even exceeds expectations”.

Another transport sector client says: “ODI Law Firm is always available for our questions. Their legal team has broad knowledge and experience. They are able to provide proper solutions and that is of significant value to us. So far we do not have any complaints regarding their services. Considering all that and especially their professional legal competence they present excellent value for money.”

We are very pleased that year by year we are recognised in this category with strong competition and were able to strengthen our market position with our effort, experience and handling of high calibre matters.

For more information: http://www.iflr1000.com/Firm/ODI-Law-Firm-Ili/Profile/2778#review


April 26, 2016


Chambers and Partners Europe has once again confirmed ODI Slovenia as a leading law firm for 2016. The Chambers & Partners legal directory is a leading global guide which evaluates and ranks legal service providers annually, on the basis of objective research through interviews with lawyers and their clients.

We have been recognised as a Top Tier Firm in the areas of Banking and Finance and Corporate and Commercial for 2016.

In its editorial, Chambers noted the following client quotes for ODI Slovenia:

The whole team here is extremely hard-working, studies each case to the last detail and always comes very well prepared to meetings, even when working to unreasonable timeframes.

For strategic cases, I always choose this firm because of its deep knowledge and our great working relationship.

One thing that makes this team different from other law firms is that the lawyers are very proactive – they see an issue and they propose a way of solving it…

ODI Managing Partner, Uroš Ilić, has been named notable practitioner in both categories, described by Chambers as “an expert in corporate and financial law with a very strong understanding of economics,” with “the required skills to successfully cover a broad range of cases”.

Contact: slovenia@odilaw.com

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