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Personal information

First name / Surname Žiga Dolhar
Address Vilharjeva 38, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Telephone +386 41 50 52 40
E-mail ziga@dolhar.si
Nationality Slovenian
Date of birth 16. 5. 1983
Gender male

Desired employment / Occupational field

civil law – commercial law; corporate law

Work experience

Dates March 2015 -
Occupation or position held Attorney-at-Law (July 2015-), Attorney Candidate (until July 2015)
Name and address of employer Attorneys At Law WOLF THEISS - Branch office in Slovenia
Bleiweisova cesta 30
SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenija
Dates September 2012 - March 2015
Occupation or position held Senior associate (attorney candidate)
Main activities and responsibilities
  • review of documentation, drafting of deeds, court filings and legal opinions
  • substitution of attorneys in performance of attorneyship duties in legal counseling, representation and defence of clients’ interests before courts and other state authorities
  • drafting of documents and representation of parties in their mutual relationships
  • preparation of corporate documents (establishment deeds, resolutions of shareholders and/or general assemblies...)
Name and address of employer Odvetniki Šelih & partnerji, o.p., d.o.o.
Komenskega ulica 36
SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Dates April 2010 - March 2012
Occupation or position held Judicial trainee
Main activities and responsibilities
  • performance of individual tasks under directions of judge-mentor and legal research
  • attending pleadings, senate sessions, hearings and other sessions and taking minutes on order of a judge
  • performance of individual tasks on pleadings, senate sessions and other hearings, subject to conditions provided by Article 17 of State Legal Exam Act
  • producing draft judgments and other judicial texts
  • collaboration with free legal assistance staff and execution of work programme of the Court and performance of other tasks by order of the president of higher court, president of the court, leader of the department or judge-mentor
  • attending lectures, written examinations and other forms of studies of specific legal disciplines in accordance with State Legal Exam Act, Rules on the programme of judicial traineeship and judicial state licensing examination and the traineeship programme
Name and address of employer Higher Court in Ljubljana
Tavčarjeva 9
SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Dates August 2003 - October 2007
Occupation or position held Web developer
Main activities and responsibilities
  • programming with PHP and DBMS (MySQL, postgreSQL)
  • frontend engineering (html, css)
Name and address of employer Innovatif d.o.o. (Futura Group) (http://www.innovatif.com/en/)
Poljanski nasip 6
SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Type of business or sector advertising agency

Education and training

Dates 2003 - 2010
Title of qualification awarded univ. dipl. iur. (cum laude)
Name and type of organisation providing education and training University of Ljubljana
Faculty of Law
Poljanski nasip 2
SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Dates 1998 - 2002
Title of qualification awarded Economic technician
Name and type of organisation providing education and training Secondary School of Economics Radovljica
Gorenjska cesta 13
SI-4240 Radovljica, Slovenia

Personal skills and competences

Mother tongue Slovene
Other languages
Self-assessment Understanding Speaking Writing
European level (*) Listening Reading Spoken interaction Spoken production  
English C2 Proficient user C2 Proficient user C2 Proficient user C2 Proficient user C2 Proficient user
German B1 Independent user B1 Independent user B1 Independent user B1 Independent user B1 Independent user
  (*) Common European Framework of Reference for Languages
Professional exams and competences
  • state legal exam (10. 7. 2012)
  • 9th Cologne Academy on International Commercial Arbitration (4.- 8. 9. 2011)
  • professional exam on general administrative procedure (20. 2. 2010)
Computer skills and competences
  • good knowledge of modern ITC technologies and tools
Artistic skills and competences
  • teacher-assistant of social dances (6 years of competitive experience)

Additional information

arbitrator at Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot

  • dates: December 2010 –
  • evaluation of written memoranda in both competitions (in Vienna and Hong Kong) and participation as an arbitrator in oral hearings

participant in Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot

  • dates: October 2008 – April 2009
  • I attended as a counsel 16th Vis Moot in Vienna and 6th Vis (East) Moot in Hong Kong
  • our team received an »Honourable Mention for Respondent's Memorandum« in Hong Kong
  • recognition of Law Faculty for laudable achievements in extracurricular activities (16. 6. 2009)

legal advising to Slo-Tech.com

  • dates: February 2010-
  • handling requests by aggrieved parties for removal of content provided by users
  • handling requests by individual persons and state authorities for production of traffic data and other personal information relating to users of IT services

assistance to prof. Janez Kranjc in editing “Roman Law” coursebook

  • dates: January – June 2008
  • I assisted the author in formatting the text to be as easily understandable for students
  • simultaneously, I proof-read the text

tutor of Roman law, advisor to tutors of Roman Law

  • dates: December 2006 – September 2011
  • giving interactive lectures on key topics of Roman law, with special emphasis on common institutes and law of persons, things, obligations and hereditary law
  • recognition of Law Faculty for laudable achievements in extracurricular activities (April 2007 and April 2010)

tutor coordinator at the Faculty

  • dates: October 2008 – September 2009



Tajnost in svoboda volitev v dobi informatizacije ("Electoral secrecy and freedom in the information age")

  • article, in: Pravna praksa 46, 25. November 2010

Patološkost prostovoljne zunajzakonske skupnosti ("On the pathology of 'voluntary common-law marriage'")

  • article, in: Pravna praksa 20, 26. May 2011

Filtriranje avtorskih vsebin ("Filtering of copyrighted content")

  • abstract and commentary on ECJ ruling in: Scarlet Extended SA v. Société belge des auteurs, compositeurs et éditeurs SCRL (SABAM), C-70/10, 24. November 2011
  • in: Pravna praksa 47, 8. December 2011

Pravica biti pozabljen v zvezi z neuspelo kandidaturo na volitvah ("Right to be forgotten in relation to unsuccessful running for office")

  • co-author: dr. Saša Zagorc
  • short scientific article, in: Pravna praksa 49-50, 22. December 2011, supplement

Okno za filtriranje spletnih vsebin se vztrajno pripira ("Window of opportunity for filtering of copyrighted content is steadilly being closed")

  • abstract and commentary on ECJ ruling in: Belgische Vereniging van Auteurs, Componisten en Uitgevers CVBA (SABAM) proti Netlog NV, C-360/10, 16. February 2012
  • in: Pravna praksa 9, 8. March 2012