Përparim KALO is the Founder and the Managing Partner. Mr. Kalo has advised on almost all landmark projects of privatization or concessions. He has also been active in drafting commercial legislation (concessions, renewable energy resources, financial leasing, secured transactions, arbitration, etc.) He acts for a considerable number of Fortune 500 and world leading corporations including Microsoft, Bechtel, Deutsche Bank, Vodafone, Schering-Plough, Shell, Colgate-Palmolive, Ericsson, Volvo, Ford Motors, Lafarge, Credit Agricole, Societe Generale, Visa International, Lockheed Martin.
He drove the firm through many challenges and initiatives from 1994 to date, including the foundation of the largest legal alliance in South East Europe Legal Group (www.seelegal.org)
“When I knew Përparim Kalo over 20 years ago he had a desk, a chair and a typewriter. Now he has what I imagine must have a large independent law firm in the region. That tells all you need to know about the man and the lawyer.” (Stephen Baister, Judge, Bankruptcy Court, London)
Admitted to Albanian Bar, 1994
Law graduate, Albanian University, Tirana Law Faculty
Master of Laws in U.S. and Global Business Law, Suffolk University, Boston
Albanian, English, Italian.
· Co-author of the text book “On Mediation and Arbitration”, prepared for the Magistrates
Schools as one of the components of the Legal and Judicial Reform Project funded by
the World Bank.
· Co-author of the bilingual legal dictionary Albanian- English, and English – Albanian,
financed by SOROS, 2001
· Article of insurances and reinsurances, published by the IBA Magazine, 1996,
· Moreover, since 2007, through the Albanian Legal Newsletter, initiated by KALO &
ASSOCIATES contributes by commenting existing laws and suggesting new laws to be
enacted by the Albanian Government/Parliament