KIMOVA LAW OFFICE was founded in 1995 as a single lawyer practice of Attorney Dori Kimova which has through the years of development transformed into a partnership.
The continuous work followed by perpetual endeavors of professional improvement and growth have enabled us to become one of the leading Macedonian law firms in the business law area. Our committed and professional team of partners and associates, supported by dedicated administrative staff, have provided us with an aptitude of professional responsiveness to our clients’ needs and acted as a gateway to a regular engagement in significant projects.
During all these years, we have closely monitored the development of the Macedonian market, focusing on high quality representation of our clients’ interests, acquiring the reputation of a law firm that offers thorough, thoughtful and responsible legal service. We proudly emphasize our ability to understand clients’ specific needs and requests as well as our preparedness to lend ourselves to their business objectives and strategize to achieve them.
Company and Commercial law advice has been our main area since the very beginnings. We offer a range of corporate services to ensure corporate governance and compliance. Our corporate law practitioner are regularly involved in all significant stages in the life of companies We support their start – ups, and also, we guide them through their legal obligations, while we never lose sight of the underlying business goals and strategies that drive those obligations. We recognize that contracts, regulatory filings, and other legal documents are not ends in themselves - rather, they are tools for achieving a client's business needs. With that in mind, we draw on our vast practical experience and industry knowledge to craft legal solutions that meet those needs.
M&A transactions and all other matters related to the acquisition and sale of companies or shares in companies has a significant part of our practice.
We represent various clients in the simplified debt recovery procedure which starts in front of notary public, on the grounds of the invoices and other authentic documents as the evidences of the claim, where the Notary Public issues a decision for notarial payment order.
Our approach is to draft and develop contracts that meet our clients’ specific needs and therefore to provide a complete legal protection of their business interests. We combine our extensive experience in contract drafting, reviewing and negotiating to produce various types of commercial agreements both between individuals and corporations. Our aptitude to respond to each and every single aspect arising from their everyday business is widely acknowledged by all of our clients.
We handle all types of complex litigation, including class actions, and regularly represent clients before national competent courts of all instances from Basic courts to Supreme Court level as well in arbitration, mediation, and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.
Kimova Law Office has an extensive experience in providing a range of legal advice on intellectual property protection.
Our industrial property record includes regular representation of our clients before the State Office of Industrial Property for all industrial property rights protection in all stages of procedure. We draft license agreements and represent our clients in the registration procedure thereon. Representation of clients in court litigation concerning this matter consist a significant part of our practice.
Our office enjoys a long term ongoing relationship with many of our clients in this specific area dealing with full spectrum of issues arising in the everyday business such as:
* Regulatory framework;
* Recruitment and employment;
* Employment contracts for all levels of personnel;
* Collective agreements on a company level;
* Management and organizational structure;
* Termination of the employment contracts;
* Work permits for foreigners.
We have assisted many clients in the international public procurement procedures. Some examples of our work include:
– Legal advising the consortium of foreign banks on the preparation of its bid in the international tender procedure announced by the Ministry of transport and communications of the Republic of Macedonia for selection of a consultant for technical, financial and legal issues for preparation of a study for establishing a model for development of the Airport “Alexander the Great” Skopje and Airport “St. Apostle Paul” Ohrid;
Our practice in administrative law comprises of legal representation in various types of administrative procedures existent in the Macedonian legal system as well as of legal representation before the Administrative court of the Republic of Macedonia on disputes arising in this area.