MENS LEGIS ™ is the first law firm in the Republic of Macedonia, established in February 1995, with its principal office in Skopje, and collaborates with law offices in: New York, London, Paris, Rome, Milan, Berlin, Moscow, Brussels, Athens, Dubai, Sofia, Tirana, Toronto, Stockholm, Washington DC,
Vienna and Monte Carlo.

MENS LEGIS™ LAW FIRM has a well skilled, experienced team of lawyers each specialized in different area of law, 10 outsourcing consultants; attorneys at law and volunteers.

MENS LEGIS™ LAW FIRM is an already established brand within the international network among the best law firms in the world, with whom it has accomplished a permanent cooperation and it is in continuous improvement of its knowledge and practical application of the
international law firms’ know-how.

MENS LEGIS™ is protected Trade Mark in the State Office of Industrial Property under No. 2002/651.

MENS LEGIS™ LAW FIRM has concluded agreements for permanent collaboration with many international law firms, and in many important Projects, it appears in Consortium.

In cooperation with "Clifford Chance" MENS LEGIS™ prepared the Legal Due Diligence Project for the successful acquisition of OTE MTS Holding B.V. Netherlands and its subsidiaries Cosmofon Mobile Telecommunications Services AD - Skopje and Germanos Telecom AD Skopje. Client: TELEKOM SLOVENIJA D.D. The value of the transaction amounted 190 million Euros.

One of the most wanted locations in Macedonia, the plot and buildings of the old factory of ALUMINA AD in bankruptcy Skopje was bought by the Israeli Company GAZIT GLOBE through its branch in the Netherlands G-Netherlands B.V. for 19 million Euros. The subsidiary G-Macedonia AD Skopje will build a Shopping Mall together with residential premises. The value of the project 120 amounts million Euros. The whole project is legally conducted by MENS LEGIS™.

In Cooperation with WOLFTHEISS Vienna - Austria, MENS LEGIS™ LAW FIRM
prepared the Legal Due Diligence Project for privatization of ESM (Public Electricity Company). Client: RWE GERMANY.

In cooperation with “Baker&McKenzie”, London-Budapest, MENS LEGIS™ LAW FIRM prepared the Legal Due Diligence Project for privatization of Telekom - Macedonian Telecommunications Provider. Client: MATAV, HUNGARY.

In Consortium with “Constant&Constant Solicitors”str, London, MENS LEGIS™ LAW FIRM was involved as a legal advisor in the process of privatization of the largest bank in the Republic of Macedonia – STOPANSKA BANKA AD SKOPJE.

MENS LEGIS™ LAW FIRM prepared the Legal Due Diligence for REEMSTMA Germany, for purchase of Tutunski Kombinat AD Skopje.

MENS LEGIS™ LAW FIRM conducted and accomplished the whole legal procedure on establishment of the SOUTH EASTERN UNIVERSITY in TETOVO and NEW YORK COLLEGE in Skopje.

MENS LEGIS™ LAW FIRM is proud to have accomplish the Project REBIS – building of the regional electricity market financed by the European Commission in cooperation with CMS Cameron McKenna – UK and Project within the European Union’s CARDS Program for the Balkans region, for Technical Assistance for copyright related right protection in cooperation with the “Berlioz Consulting” Paris and the European Agency for Reconstruction.

As an International Law firm MENS LEGIS™ was legal advisor to SENCAP S.A. Greece in the entire process of privatization of TEC NEGOTINO, Negotino.

ZAVAROVALNICA TRIGLAV a.d. Ljubljana engaged MENS LEGIS™ LAW FIRM as an International Law firm in the process of sale-purchase of the shares of the Insurance Company AD VARDAR SKOPJE.

One of the recent projects successfully finished by our firm is preparation of legal opinion, advising and preparation of Legal Due Diligence for 20 Cable Television Companies - Client: GLOBAL COMMUNICATION NETWORK – USA.

MENS LEGIS™ LAW FIRM is an exclusive associate for Macedonia for Global Banking Financial Law Review printed by EUROMONEY Magazine.

The latest big project in which MENS LEGIS™ LAW FIRM provided legal services and legal procedures is acquisition of PD VARDAR by the company EUROMAX RESOURCES from Canada. MENS LEGIS™ LAW FIRM continues to advise the Company EUROMAX RESOURCES from Canada regarding this investment. PD VARDAR, now named Euromax Resources DOO Skopje, has received exploitation concession for the location Ilovitza as one of the largest gold and copper finding sites in Southeastern Europe.

I n t e r n a t i o n a l W H O ' S W H O I n t e r n a t i o n a l S o c i e t y

MENS LEGIS™ Law Firm, founded in 1995, is recognized as the first law firm in Republic of Macedonia. Headquartered in Skopje, Macedonia the Firm provides quality legal services to a national and international client base. Focusing on business and corporate law, the Firm’s practice areas also include banking, IP, labor relations, real estate, public financing and government contracts and civil, criminal and commercial litigations.
With a proven track record of successes, the Firm employs experienced staff consisted of 12 highly skilled and talented professionals who are considered as some of the “best “in the industry. As the Owner of MENS LEGIS™ Law Firm, Mrs. Ruben serves as Manager
and Leading Partner. A broad expanse of legal experience spread in more than 20 years enables Mrs. Ruben to efficiently handle her divergent duties. Her impressive employment portfolio includes such positions as self-employed attorney, a law journalist and director of the legal department of the export-import company “Centrohemija”. In her current position Mrs. Ruben engages in the provision of legal opinions and consulting
services. Responsible for day-to-day business functions and corporate operations, she sets the agenda, tone and style of operations. Devising and defining innovative business development objectives and strategies and furnishing the vision and motivation behind the Firm’s success, Mrs. Ruben solidified the Firm in markets and positioned it for the next level of growth. Dealing with high profile clients, she engages as an expert for the European Union through the European Agency in matters/issues regarding bankruptcy law and “one stop shop” project. Promoting a culture which upholds the highest possible autarchy, quality and transparency in all
business deals and transactions, Mrs. Ruben has already established the MENS LEGIS™ Law Firm brand within the international network of the best law firms around the world.
Dynamic and forward moving, she has gained the respect of the peers and trust of clients in services rendered by the Firm. Her success is attributed to her professional competence and integrity, willingness to learn, experience and academic background, surrounding herself with good, like-minded people and never backing away from a challenge.
Mrs. Ruben’s goals include having the biggest Law Firm in the Country in five years and continue growing and expanding the Firm.

M a d i s o n W H O ’ S W H O - V I P m e m b e r

As one on of the most prominent professionals Mrs. Ljubica Ruben has been selected
to become a VIP member in the 2007 edition of the Madison Who’s Who of Executives and Professionals out of the thousands that have been listed worldwide.

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