Founded by Perparim Kalo in 1994 KALO & ASSOCIATES has been in the forefront of legal services in Albania and Kosovo in representing prominent business organizations and IFIs, including many Fortune 500.
The Firm enjoys international reputation and is “best friend” to many international law firms and IFI-s, development agencies and embassies.
The firm has significant contribution in drafting modern commercial legislation such as banking, commercial arbitration, concessions, renewable energy, gambling, insolvency, secured transactions, financial leasing, insurance, corporate and municipal bonds, pension funds and the collective investment funds law.
It is a founding member of the South East Legal Group, the largest legal services provider in the Balkans, established in 2003 (www.seelegal.org).
The firm has contributed in modernizing the practice in Albania, by adopting the structured practice areas, professional liability insurance, Corporate Social Responsibility, Pro Bono services, anti-corrupt’ practices, art support, etc. which together give a law firm an undisputed reputation.
The firm earned reputation is related with the reputation of its founder, Perparim Kalo, who was representative of IBA for Albania since 1992 and invited as speaker to many international business and legal forums in 4 continents.
In 2006 Mr. Kalo was voted by the Parliament as one of 5 members of the Albanian Securities Commission. In 2007, the Albanian Bar Association conferred upon Mr. Kalo the award “For special contribution in the development and improvement of commercial practice in Albania”. For many years has been an active director of boards of major business organizations, including Vice-President of the Foreign Investors Association of Albania and finally, by the Decree of the Queen Margrethe II as of 19 September 2017 Mr. Kalo is appointed Honorary Consul for Denmark to the Republic of Albania.
The Pristina office was opened in May 2008 representing an official consolidation of the firm’s already long history of the provision of legal services to businesses in the Kosovar market.
In the establishment of the office in Kosovo, Kalo & Associates brought on board two successful and reputable Kosovar lawyers, Ahmet Hasolli and Gazmend Nushi to lead the office. Both partners of this office are extremely well-established lawyers in Pristina with a wealth of local experience and expertise to offer foreign investors in the field of commercial and business law. This partnership represents our strong local identity, strategic vision and consistency in the provision of quality legal services.
The excellent reputation of Kalo & Associates has seen the Pristina office instructed by various well-known international companies such as Bechtel Inc, Enka, Phillip Morris, Vodafone, Alcatel-Lucent Italia, Morgan Stanley. The office offers a full service of all core aspects of business law in all key sectors of the market to domestic, foreign and multinational companies.
Kalo & Associates in Pristina is in an excellent position with an impressive capacity to manage representation of foreign investors in an efficient, responsive and conscientious manner in Kosovo.
“An excellent team and real market leader…”
“A practice that is consistent with what you would expect from a top Washington law firm”.
“Really stands out in the market, due to its superb technical ability in both local and international corporate matters…”
“Feel comfortable and secure dealing with KALO & ASSOCIATES; The firm offers high standards and fair billing,”
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