First Law International

Doklestic Repic & Gajin is the exclusive member for Serbia of the First Law International - elite global network of independent law firms

First Law International

Doklestic Repic & Gajin is the exclusive member for Serbia of the First Law International - elite global network of independent law firms

First Law International

Doklestic Repic & Gajin is the exclusive member for Serbia of the First Law International - elite global network of independent law firms (www.first-law.com).

First Law International ("FLI") is the Brussels-based hub of a global network of over 80+ independent, national law firms known as FLI NET™.

FLI is the headquarters to the only EU-based, Elite Global network (as ranked by Chambers Global 6th year in a row) of over 80+ independent full-service, high quality law firms with its head offices in Brussels and regional office in Houston.

FLI specialize in providing a wide range of multinational clients from Automotive, Pharmaceutical, Heavy-industry, Life Sciences, Retail, Real Estate, Finance, Semiconductor, Oil & Gas, Services, and IT among others with valuable cross-border legal support on a global basis.

FLI is powered by former General Counsels of Fortune companies who act as deputies or assistants to the in-house legal departments of multinational clients while simultaneously wearing a business-developer hat. FLI’s extensive in-house cross-border experience makes it uniquely qualified to coordinate and manage legal services rendered by FLI NET Member firms.

FLI NET™

Over the course of 17 years, FLI has expanded worldwide at a very robust pace to over 80+ countries, and growing continuously. Each local firm is a top-quality independent national firm, according to Chambers & Partners / Legal 500, and is either top-tier or top of the second-tier in its respective jurisdiction.

Each Member firm is carefully selected and vetted to ensure that it meets FLI's high quality standards, common culture of timely responsiveness, and customer satisfaction. The FLI NET firms provide a full range of legal services and share the FLI vision of leveraging the network to provide seamless and fully integrated cross-border legal support.

FLI in numbers:

6

Continents

12

Board Members

17

Years in operation

80+

Countries

14000+

Lawyers

and ONE common culture of high quality standards, timely responsiveness, and customer satisfaction

FLI Services: Assistant GC™

FLI's key offering to its clients is the unique Assistant General Counsel (Assistant GC™) support, in which FLI functions as the "outsourced extension of the in-house counsel." Acting as the coordination and management center of gravity for cross-border services rendered by the FLI NET™ member firms, FLI's business model empowers the client to focus on other more value-added activities than managing a multitude of law firms in various jurisdictions.

In addition to scoping out the deliverables, clearly delineating timeliness and ensuring that budgets are honored, through our network, FLI offers a full-service menu of the highest quality legal services in each jurisdiction, including:

  • General commercial and corporate legal advice
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Litigation and litigation management
  • Governmental and regulatory representation
  • Project and company management
  • Market access and investment strategy

Advice in a full range of legal competencies including tax, labor, finance, real estate, data protection, and intellectual property

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