We believe that it is teamwork that brings best results, so the subject matter of each engagement is carried out by a team of lawyers who have appropriate experience in the matter defined by the subject matter of the engagement; those lawyers work under the supervision of the person in charge of contacts with the Client.

Team Member

ATDHE DIKA

Attorney-at-law

atdhe.dika@si.legall

Mr. Atdhe Dika is a valued qualified lawyer of over 10 years’ experience. After having initially practiced successfully insurance issues, beginning from 2010, Mr. Dika practiced law primarily in the field of Corporate, Litigation, Employment, Contracts, Infrastructure, but given the nature of the legal market in Kosovo has broadened his field of legal expertise in Kosovo.  Areas Mr. Dika, covers include legal advice in Kosovo in pharmaceuticals, insurance, environment, property, construction, concessions/PPPs and employment.

Mr. DIKA has a broad expertise in advising local and offshore companies as has served as team member in some of Kosovo’s first major projects related mostly to PPP/concessions, construction and privatization procedures. He regularly provides legal advice to companies on the regulatory framework of their activity of interest and intermediates between companies and relevant state authorities for the obtainment of licenses, authorizations and legal clarifications. Being Kosovar/Albanian and having excellent knowledge of written and spoken English language, has proven very useful for clients, giving them the benefit of his background, experience and knowledge of the local conditions.

Memberships
  • Kosovo Bar Association
Admissions
  • Attorney at Law | license to practice
Alma mater
  • University of Tetovo, North Macedonia
Languages
  • Attorney at Law | license to practice
Team Member

VIRTYT IBRAHIMAGA, LL.M.

Managing Partner

virtytibrahimaga@si.legall

Practice Area: Commercial Law | Energy Law | Arbitration & Litigation | Banking, Insurance & Telecommunications | M&A | Privatization

Mr. Virtyt Ibrahimaga is the Managing Partner of Shita & Ibrahimaga LLC. He is an Attorney-at-law, licensed to practice in Germany and Kosovo. His alma matter is from University of Cologne in Germany and University of Bremen in Germany.

Mr. Virtyt Ibrahimaga is a founder of I.O.T. Law Firm, a leading law firm in Kosovo. He is specialized in Commercial Law, M&A, Banking & Finance, Litigation & Arbitration and Foreign Direct Investments including Privatization process. He also advises clients on multinational acquisitions, corporate governance and banking & finance. Mr. Ibrahimaga handles matters before the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, Pristina Basic Court and Arbitration Tribunals.

Mr. Ibrahimaga has directly engaged as an expert in drafting the Civil Code and a number of commercial laws and regulations in Kosovo. He has served and continues to serve as the President of the Permanent Tribunal of Arbitration at the Kosovo Chamber of Commerce and has been engaged with several foreign chambers of commerce. He is in the list of recommended lawyers of several foreign Embassies in Kosovo.
Previously, Mr. Ibrahimaga has been engaged directly in numerous projects and has worked as as expert for different organizations in Kosovo.

Mr. Ibrahimaga has directly engaged as an expert in drafting the Civil Code and a number of commercial laws and regulations in Kosovo. He has served and continues to serve as the President of the Permanent Tribunal of Arbitration at the Kosovo Chamber of Commerce and has been engaged with several foreign chambers of commerce. He is in the list of recommended lawyers of several foreign Embassies in Kosovo.
Previously, Mr. Ibrahimaga has been engaged directly in numerous projects and has worked as as expert for different organizations in Kosovo.

Memberships
  • German Bar Association
  • Kosovo Bar Association
  • INSOL
Admissions
  • Attorney-at-law | license to practice
  • Bankruptcy Trustee
Alma mater
  • University of Bremen, Germany; Master of Laws (LL.M.)
  • University of Cologne, Germany
Languages
  • Attorney-at-law | license to practice
  • Bankruptcy Trustee
Team Member

ARDI SHITA, LL.M.

Managing Partner

ardishita@si.legall

Practice Area: Commercial Law | Energy Law |Arbitration | Banking, Insurance & Telecommunications | Litigation | M&A

Mr. Ardi Shita is the Managing Partner of Shita & Ibrahimaga LLC. He is an Attorney-at-law, licensed to practice in Kosovo. His alma matter is from University of Vienna in Austria, Karl Franzens University in Austria, University of Ljubljana in Slovenia and the South East European University in Macedonia.

He was the founder of Shita & Associates LLC, one of the leading legal & business advisory firms in Kosovo. His main area of practice is commercial law, energy law, banking, insurance, commercial transactions, construction and environmental law, judicial review, criminal law, arbitration and economic crimes. Mr. Shita mainly handles matters before the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, the Commercial Department of Pristina Court and Arbitration Tribunals.

Mr. Shita has been leading the efforts of drafting the new Bankruptcy Law of Kosovo, Law on Business Organizations and a number of Central Bank Regulations, as an external expert. He has served and continues to serve as director/trustee in various organisations and companies including inter alia, the American Chamber of Commerce in Kosovo, the Rochester Institute of Technology in Kosovo, KEP Trust and the Kosovo CSR Network. Prior to his work as an Attorney, Mr. Shita has been engaged directly in numerous projects with international and local companies and institutions, including Corporate Governance Consultant for the World Bank, Senior Legal Expert for European Union project in Kosovo, Senior Legal Specialist for USAID projects in Kosovo and Senior Legal Consultant for foreign governments and companies.

Memberships
  • Kosovo Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
  • ICC Young Arbitrators Forum
Admissions
  • Attorney-at-law | license to practice
Alma mater
  • University of Vienna
  • Karl Franzens University, Graz, Austria; Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Commercial and Corporate Law.
  • University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.
  • South East European University, Macedonia
Languages
  • Attorney-at-law | license to practice