Josip Šurjak



Commercial Law, Civil Law, Real Estate, Securities and Capital Markets, Agreements


English, Croatian


  • Law office Zdenko Odić, 1994-1998.
  • Law office Josip Šurjak, 1998-2000.
  • Law Firm Kos i Palić, 2000.-2002.
  • Law Firm Palić i Šurjak, 2002-2013.
  • Law Firm Ravlić & Šurjak, 2013.


  • Law Faculty of the University in Zagreb, 1994.
  • Croatian Bar Exam, 1998.
  • Admitted to the Croatian Bar Association, 1998.


Before establishment of this Law Firm Josip Šurjak was co-founder/partner of very successfull and well-known Law Firm Palić i Kos. While studying at the Law Faculty of the University in Zagreb he was an undergraduate assistant at the chair of Law and State Theory for two years, and he performed the duty of vice-president at ELSA Zagreb (European Association of Law Students) for three years. He also represented ELSA Croatia at the congress of ELSA in Brussels in 1992. He was a president of the Association of Legal associates at the Croatian Bar (two years). He wrote several articles which were published in various law magazines:

1 “Considering the differences between the payment order and the writ of execution based on an authentic document”

2 “Conflict of jurisdiction” (both articles were published in “The Lawyer”). For “The Jurist” he wrote a brief on the books published by the chair of Law and State Theory. He is active member of the Rotary Club Hvar, current President of the Club and several times acting as Vice President of the Club. As part of his rich professional experience Josip Šurjak primarily profiled in the field of Commercial Law and Corporate Law, securities trading and capital markets, as well as providing legal consulting services (consulting) in the real estate business.