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Law firm Avbreht, Zajc & Partners, Ltd.
Tivolska cesta 50
SI-1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia
T: +386 (0)1 434 54 00 
F: +386 (0)1 434 54 04
E: office1(at)azodvetniki.com 

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Tanja Bratina

Legal associate
tanja.bratina(at)azodvetniki.com

T: +386 (1) 434 54 00
F: +386 (1) 434 54 04

 

Tanja Bratina is a legal consultant in the Law Office of Avbreht, Zajc & Partners.


Tanja's specializations include commercial law, competition law, law on public procurement, law on public–private partnerships and administrative law. Before joining the Law Office of Avbreht, Zajc & Partners she was the head of the legal department of the Competition Protection Office of the Republic of Slovenia, where she was among other in charge for the reform of the competition legislation, which was adopted in 2008. She also worked for a consultant company as a legal consultant. In the area of competition law se participated on several working groups, workshops and seminars, organised by OECD and the European Commission. She attended one month training programme at DG Competition.

She has extensive experience in all fields of competition law – restrictive practices and concentrations, contractual commercial law, mergers and acquisitions, legal due diligences and legal protection in public procurement procedures. She is author of several articles in the field of public procurement and competition law and she lectures at major legal events and seminars on regular basis. In 2012 se participates in a project, funded by Arts&Humanities Research Council (Great Britain), concerning the application of competition law in the national courts of the European Union Member States (link:http://www.clcpecreu.co.uk/).

University Degrees

University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Law (Law Degree cum laude)
University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Law (Post-graduated Study of Administrative Law)

Practice Areas

Publications

  • Training of Persons Conducting Court-Annexed Alternative Dispute Resolution, Pamfil, Year 2004
  • Bid rigging as a Form of Restrictive Practice in the Public Procurement Procedures, Pravna Praksa, Year 23, No. 42, 2004
  • Investigative Actions – a Mean to detect Practices Restricting Competition, Pravna Praksa, Year 25, No. 28, 2006
  • Tougher Fines for Restrictive Practices, Pravna Praksa, Year 25, No. 36, 2006Before which institution to go due to the violation of the Community Competition Rules? Pravna Praksa, Year 25, No. 44, 2006
  • Leniency of the European Commission and the Competition Protection Office of the Republic of Slovenia, Pravna Praksa, Year 26, No. 2, 2007
  • The Proposal of  ZPOmK and Data Protection, Pravna Praksa, Year 26, No. 9, 2007
  • The Banking Sector under the Spotlight of the European Commission (1), Bančni Vestnik, the Journal of Money and Banking, Year 56, No. 5, May 2007
  • The Banking Sector under the Spotlight of the European Commission (2), Bančni Vestnik, the Journal of Money and Banking, Year 56, No 6, June 2007
  • Section: Competition Protection Office of the Republic of Slovenia, Pravna Praksa, 2007
  • Potential Pro-Competitive and Anticompetitive Aspects of Trade/Business Associations, DAF/COMP(2007)45, contribution for Slovenia, Policy roundtables, Trade Associations, OECD, 2007
  • Managing Complex Merger Cases, DAF/COMP(2007)44, contribution for Slovenia, Policy roundtables, Managing Complex Merger Cases, OECD, 2007
  • Abuse of monopoly position in the Proposal of KZ-1, Pravna Praksa, Year 26, No. 43, 2007
  • What does the Proposal of ZPOmK-1 in Antitrust Proceedings Bring? (1st part),  Pravna Praksa, Year 26, No. 46, 2007
  • What does the Proposal of ZPOmK-1 in Antitrust Proceedings Bring? (2nd part), Pravna Praksa, Year 26, No. 47, 2007
  • Process Novelty and Interim Injunction, Podjetje in delo, No. 6-7, 2008
  • Grilc, Peter, Bratina, Tanja, Galič, Aleš, Kerševan, Erik, Kocmut, Mitja, Podobnik, Klemen, Vlahek, Ana, Zabel, Bojan: Prevention of Restriction of Competition Act (ZPOmK-1): with commentary, GV Založba, 2009
  • Bratina, Tanja, Brkan, Maja: The Judicial Application of European Competition Law – Slovenia, Madrid: Servicio de Publicaciones de la Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 2010
  • A Complete Tender – a Ticket to a Successful Competition in Public Procurement, Pravna Praksa, Year 30, No. 14, 2011
  • Open your doors to Public Procurement Contracts through Technical Dialogue, Pravna Praksa, Year 30, No. 22, 2011
  • Bratina, Tanja, Mitić, Aleksandra: When to notify, that is the questions, Pravna Praksa, Year 31, No. 9, 2012
  • The Creation of Lots in the Public Procurement Proceedings through practice, Pravna Praksa, Year 31, No. 11, 2012
  • Restrictive Criteria of Pharmacy Network, Pravna Praksa, Year 31, No. 20, 2012
  • (Tenderers' (Un)fair Conduct in Determining the Tender Price, Podjetje in delo, No. 3-4, 2012
  • Collective Redress in Antitrust, contribution on Slovenia, European Parliament, June 2012
  • Economic Aspects of the Determination of Damages in Antitrust cases, Lexonomica, Journal of Law and Economics, Year IV, No. 1, June 2012
  • Can the Contracting Authority arbitrarily terminate the Public Procurement Proceedings without awarding the contract?, Pravna Praksa, Year 31, No. 27, 2012

Lectures

  • Selected cases of the European Competition Law, lecture and contribution within the section European Commercial Law, The Institute of European Studies, Academy of European Law, GV Planet, Fifth days of the European Law, Kranjska Gora, 15. – 17. nov. 2007
  • The Proposal of  ZPOmK-1, lecture and contribution on the seminar Competition Protection in the Republic of Slovenia, GV Planet, Ljubljana, 28. jan. 2008 
  • Process Novelty and Interim Injunction, lecture and contribution on the conference Dnevi slovenskih pravnikov, GV Založba, Portorož, 16.-18. oct. 2008 
  • Procedure before the Competition Protection Office of the Republic of Slovenia, lecture on post-graduated Study, programme: Commercial Law of the EU, University of Maribor, Faculty of Law, Maribor, 20. feb. 2010 
  • Competition Protection Office of the Republic of Slovenia: Competition Practice and Policy, lecture and contribution on the conference Dnevi slovenskih pravnikov, GV Založba, Portorož, 14.-16. okt 2010
  • Bid Rigging, contribution on the first expert meeting Novosti pri javnih naročilih, GV Založba, Ljubljana, 25.−26. nov. 2010 
  • Financing the Construction of Solar Power Plants through Public-Private Partnership, lecture and contribution on the conference Public-Private Partnership when Constructing Solar Power Plants, The Association of Municipalities of Slovenia, Ljubljana, 15. sept. 2011
  • Competition Aspects when Awarding Works – Consortium, Bidding Price, lecture and contribution on the second expert meeting  Novosti pri javnih naročilih, GV Založba, Kranjska Gora, 24.−25. nov. 2011 
  • A Complete Tender and the Decisions of the Contracting Authority in the Public Procurement Proceedings, lecture and contribution on the seminar  Preschool of Public Procurement for Tenderers, Uradni list, Ljubljana, 29. mar. 2012
  • A Complete Tender and the Decisions of the Contracting Authority in the Public Procurement Proceedings, lecture and contribution on the seminar  Preschool of Public Procurement for Tenderers, Uradni list, Ljubljana, 29. maj2012

Languages 

English, Italian