WHO WE ARE
We deliver advisement from our offices in Tirana and Pristina, to public and private companies.
We are praised for our leadership in various sectors of Albania’s legal market, particularly energy, infrastructure and corporate finance. We are determined to achieve the same in our niche practice in Kosovo.
On various occasions, we are selected for extremely complex assignments, as a result of our team high-qualified expertise and strong dedication to exceeding the required standards of professional work. An encyclopedic knowledge coupled with a deep understanding of domestic and international law, uniquely combined with the extensive experience of our people, which provide the fundamentals for success, make us a key point of reference.
THE FIRM REALITIES
We are known for:
• A strong capacity to handle complex legal issues.
• An ability to provide clients with comfort and security, derived from its high-class service with the added reassurance of the close scrutiny and engagement of Partners in the delivery of service to clients.
• An enviable proficiency to offer legal services in foreign languages such as Italian, Greek and French in addition to the services we routinely provide in English.
• An admirable ability to work effectively with clients and outside counsel/advisers.
• A focus and commitment to assisting clients with their international business needs.
• A solid network of partner firms as well as advisers in other fields of expertise, which provide the clients with an excellent opportunity to cover any matters in a quick and effective manner.
THE FIRM COMMITMENT
We provide a full spectrum of legal resources to represent all of our clients’ interests. By means of interdisciplinary collaboration and distinct experience within the client’s industries, the firm offers strategic and effective solutions to exceed the client’s expectations and meet their objectives. Our firm strives to encourage a diverse workplace, a collegiate working environment and an unmatched dedication to inclusiveness.
THE FIRM PARTNERS LEADERSHIP
Our partners have distinguished experience in numerous and significant projects across various sectors and have provided a highly qualified representation in front of national and international adjudicatory authorities including courts and arbitral tribunals, as well as the provision of advice on large scale infrastructure and concession projects. They assume a leading and monitoring role for delegated tasks and projects assigned internally within our firm. In addition, our Partners have also acted as team members and leaders in many projects of collaboration with large local and international firms.
THE FIRM INTERNATIONAL ALLIANCE
We have allied with various law firm groups and other professional organizations. Our firm is a member of the Association of European Energy Consultants (AEEC), a leading network ranked first by Chambers & Partners. AAEC is a network of prominent national law firms across Europe, aiming to consolidate and bring a uniformity to the provision of high quality legal services in the field of energy law. The firm also has a fantastic network of partners including magic circle firms who complement our services and allow us to deliver unparalleled assistance to our clients.
THE FIRM RANKING AND RECOGNITION ACROSS BORDERS
Optima Legal & Financial is ranked as a leading law firm by various reliable resources, including Legal 500, Chambers & Partners, IFLR 1000 and Corporate INTL.