Law Office Mostar
Law Office Mostar
Regional Bar Association Mostar has the capacity of a legal entity with the seat in Mostar at Kralja Zvonimira St. 17/I, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Regional Bar Association Mostar, based on Article 15 of the Law on Lawyer's Profession Federation Bosnia and Herzegovina at its founding meeting dated July 11, 2002 adopted its Statute which determines organization and way of operating of this Bar.
Bodies of the Regional Bar Association Mostar are: Assembly, Steering Board, President and Vice-President, Disciplinary Court and disciplinary prosecutor and Supervisory Board.
Basic duties of a lawyer toward a client that he/she represents are faithfulness, loyalty, conscientious and diligent exercising the duties of the legal representative, trying to justify the trust of the client that
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chose him/her as their legal representative. A lawyer independently decides on accepting the offer of representation, and when making this decision, he/she must not be guided by sexual, national, racial, language and religious affiliation, political beliefs, origin, social status and the similar.
A lawyer may refuse to provide legal assistance only for the reasons defined by the Law, Code and other legal acts of the Bar Association F BiH or if he/she estimates that the case cannot be successfully represented because he/she in that area is not an expert, but he/she has the duty to give the reasons to the client why the legal assistance has to be refused. If a lawyer establishes that he client gives false facts and instructions, wantonly litigates or cannot pay expenses of the lawyer, the lawyer may cancel legal assistance.
Mostar is a city and municipality in southern Bosnia and Herzegovina. Inhabited by 113,169 people, it is the most important city in the Herzegovina region, its cultural capital, and the center of the Herzegovina-Neretva Canton of the Federation. Mostar is situated on the Neretva River and is the fifth-largest city in the country. Mostar was named after the bridge keepers (mostari) who in the medieval times guarded the Stari Most (Old Bridge) over the Neretva. The Old Bridge, built by the Ottomans in the 16th century, is one of Bosnia and Herzegovina's most recognizable landmarks, and is considered one of the most exemplary pieces of Islamic architecture in the Balkans.
Since the end of the wider war in 1995, great progress has been made in the reconstruction of the city of Mostar. The city was under direct monitoring from a European Union envoy, several elections were held and each nation was accommodated with regard to political control over the city. Over 15 million dollars has been spent on restoration.
A monumental project to rebuild the Old Bridge, which was destroyed during the Bosnian War, to the original design, and restore surrounding structures and historic neighbourhoods was initiated in 1999 and mostly completed by Spring 2004. The money for this reconstruction was donated by Spain (who had a sizable contingent of peacekeeping troops stationed in the surrounding area during the conflict), the United States, Turkey, Italy, the Netherlands, and Croatia. A grand opening was held on 23 July 2004 under heavy security.
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