Banking and Finance

Tashko Pustina advises its clients, corporations, commercial and investment banks, and financing institutions on a wide variety of bilateral and syndicated financing transactions, re-financing projects, both domestic and international including highly complex cross- border transactions.



Competition & Antitrust

Tashko Pustina has developed a strong competition and antitrust practice in Albania. Its partners and associates have advised companies operating in industries such as telecom, oil & gas, banking, distribution on competition issues such as merger control, competition infringement, and complex agreements.



Corporate / M&A
The Corporate / M&A Department of Tashko Pustina is positioned as one of leading practices in Albania and Kosovo with a significant experience in the local and regional market. Tashko Pustina advises some of Albania’s and Kosovo’s key investors in some of the largest and most important transactions, and strategic privatizations since 2002. Clients of the firm benefit from the knowledge of local legal and regulatory framework, and the experience of the partners and associates of Tashko Pustina in some of the complex local and cross-border transactions concerning industries such as: telecom, oil & gas, infrastructure, healthcare, banking, tourism, construction, mining, sports, media and gaming.


Data Protection, Privacy

With personal information becoming more and more valuable, and with the business’ challenges in
keeping up with the data protection regulations, the firm provides sophisticated expertise and
compliance services to its local and international clients operating in jurisdictions of Albania and
Kosovo.



Employment

The firm’s experts have a strong reputation in providing advice and supporting large industries in their day-to-day challenges concerning labor related matters.



Litigation & International Arbitration

The firm perfectly combines the local legal and technical expertise with an international perception with the purpose of providing professional legal services and high quality representation for its clients in both domestic and international courts. The firm’s team comprises of knowledgeable and energetic individuals with experience in dealing with local litigation and international arbitration proceedings. The partners of Tashko Pustina have successfully represented their clients in some of the most complex international arbitration cases of the last decade in Albania.



Public Projects and Procurement

Our firm has a team of professionals, with in depth knowledge and who are dedicated to advising both public institutions and private business organizations on all aspects of procurement, public private partnerships and concession laws. We have acted as legal advisors on some key processes in Albania and Kosovo. We have represented and acted also for bidders in some high-profile projects in Albania and Kosovo in industries such as life sciences and healthcare, renewables, telecommunications, restructuring, and infrastructure.



Real Estate

With an outstanding experience in some very complex real estate transactions, Tashko Pustina assists local and international clients with innovative advice, bringing commercial values to the transactions. The firms practice includes acquisition and dispositions projects, financing, development projects, and property management.



Restructuring

Restructuring and insolvency is a well-established practice for the firm, whereby the partners and associates provide an in-depth advice in relation to the local laws and regulatory framework, with a practical attitude and solution-based approach. In Kosovo, the experts of Tashko Pustina serve as professional service providers and liquidation administrators for some hundreds of socially owned enterprises currently under liquidation.



Tax

The practice provides clients with effective and innovative advice on matters such as mergers and acquisitions, financing, cross-border transactions, all the way to VAT and excise disputes. Our tax litigation department has successfully handled some complex cases for industries such as telecom, oil & gas, gaming and energy.