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aggrieved party

-oteena strana
An individual who is entitled to commence a lawsuit against another because his or her legal rights
have been violated.

abuse of a dominant position


-zloupotreba vladajueg poloaja

a dead letter
-mrtvo slovo na papiru
This contract is a dead letter. Forget it!

assets
aktiva, imovina

award damages
nadoknaditi tetu

ascertain damages
odrediti tetu

anticipate
previdjeti

ally
saveznik

adjacent
susjedni

abstain
susprezati se

assignment
pripadnost, dodjeljivanje, upuivanje

ascertain
utvrditi

aforesaid
prije spomenuto, gore spomenuto

bring somebody to justice


-privesti nekoga k pravdi
The police officer swore she would not rest until she had brought the killer to justice.

blood typing
odreivanje krvne grupe, tipizacija krvi

billabe work
-rad/satnica koja se naplauje (osobito u odvjetnikoj profesiji)

breach of ones employment duties


-povreda radne dunosti

bid-rigging
namjetanje nadmetanja

Bid rigging (or collusive tendering) occurs when businesses, that would otherwise be expected to
compete, secretly conspire to raise prices or lower the quality of goods or services for purchasers
who wish to acquire products or services through a bidding process.

blue chips
- prvoklasne burzovne dionice kojima se najvie trguje

bonds
obveznice

balance sheet
bilanca

bound by
vezan s

by-law
podzakonski akt

breaching party
strana koja raskida ugovor

bound by
vezan s

binding
obvezujui

bill
prijedlog zakona

beneficiary
korisnik, ovlatenik, nositelj prava

criminal offence
krivino djelo

collude
to collude biti u dosluhu, urovati
The European Commission has accused JPMorgan, HSBC and Credit Agricole of colluding to fix a key
euro benchmark borrowing rate Euribor.

culpable homicide
-ubojstvo zbog grubog nehaja; skrivljeno ubojstvo
If he is acquitted of murder, the court must consider an alternative charge of culpable homicide, for
which he could receive about 15 years in prison.

come into effect


-stupiti na snagu
A ceasefire to end a five-month conflict that has displaced 1.5 million people in South Sudan has
come into effect.

contract-based lawsuit
-spor oko ugovora
In the USA, the average contract-based lawsuit takes two years; similar cases in arbitration can be as
short as five or six months.

checks and balances

-(AmE) ustavni zatitni mehanizmi, sustav konica i ravnotea, uzajamna kontrola moi triju oblika
vlasti (izvrne, zakonodavne i sudbene prema Ustavu SAD-a); sigurnosni sustav
Checks and balances is a system that allows each branch of a government to amend or veto acts of
another branch so as to prevent any one branch from exerting too much power.

cross-examination
-unakrsno ispitivanje
Oscar Pistorius tells his murder trial he was heartbroken at seeing the body of his girlfriend Reeva
Steenkamp, as five days of cross-examination end.

circumvent
-zaobii, mimoii
She planned a way to circumvent all the bureaucratic red tape.

criminal offence
-kazneno djelo

cross- examination
-unakrsno ispitivanje

cybersquatting
-iskoritavanje imena za registraciju domena
Cybersquatting is the act of registering a popular Internet address, usually a company name, with the
intent of selling it to its rightful owner.

cautious
-oprezan

carry the day


pobijediti, uspjeti u potpunosti

The defense attorneys summary before the jury helped him to carry the day.

climb up the corporate ladder


-penjati se po korporativnoj ljestvici; napredovati u karijeri

credit
vt pripisati, n kredit

declare martial law


-proglasiti izvanredno/ratno/opsadno stanje
The Thai military has imposed martial law amid a political crisis to preserve law and order, but says
the surprise move is not a coup.

diminished responsibility
smanjena uraunljivost/ubrojivost
he has admitted manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility

diminish ones reponsibility


-umanjiti neiju ubrojivost/uraunljivost/odgovornost
However, she said that this would not have affected his ability to distinguish between right and wrong
and that it was up to the court to decide whether his anxiety disorder from which he had suffered
since childhood diminished his responsibility.

double-entry
dvojno

debt
dug

debit

vt zaduiti, n dugovanje

duress
prinuda

dispute
svaa, spor

directive
direktiva (EU)

delegation of duties
delegacija dunosti

defraud
prevariti nekoga

default
ne izvriti obvezu

deed poll
pojedinani zahtjev, jednostrani zahtjev, zahtjev za promjenu osobnog imena

decline
odbiti

extenuating circumstances
(takoer diminished/mitigating circumstances)
-olakotne okolnosti

In law, extenuating circumstances in criminal cases are unusual or extreme facts leading up to or
attending the perpetration of the offense which, though an offense has been perpetrated without legal
justification or excuse, mitigate or reduce its gravity from the point of view of punishment or moral
opprobrium.

ex officio
- po slubenoj dunosti (By virtue of office or position)
For this purpose he should be ex officio a member of all committees required to receive and disburse
funds.

employment tribunal
-radni sud

exercise caution
-biti na oprezu
I therefore agree that there is a need for harmonisation, but we must remember to exercise caution.

equities
dionice, potvrde o vlasnikom udjelu

exemplary damage
kaznena odteta

evaluate
procijeniti

essential terms of contract


bitni sastojci ugovora

enact
ozakoniti, propisati

e.g.
exampli gratia lat. na primjer

exceed
nadmaiti, premaiti; prei mjeru (granice)

exaggeration
preuveliavanje
Klikni za izgovor i detaljnije : exaggeration

equity
glavnica, kapital, vlastiti kapital, redovne dionice, temeljni kapital

equities
dionice

fit to stand trial


-sposoban za suenje
A British banker accused of killing two Indonesian women whose bodies were found in his Hong Kong
apartment was on Monday ruled fit to stand trial next year after psychiatric tests.

fight the charges


-boriti se protiv optubi
JP Morgan and HSBC will fight the charges. Credit Agricole will study the European Commissions
findings.

face charges
-suoiti se s optubama
The captain faces charges including negligence of duty and violation of maritime law.

flag
to flag opasti u snazi
The conversation flagged.

felony
-zloin, krivino djelo

find a common language


-pronai zajedniki jezik

frustration
nemogunost izvrenja ugovora

frustration (legal english)


neostvarivost, nemogunost izvravanja ugovora

fee
naknada, pristojba

grant a prosecution request


-odobriti zahtjev tuiteljstva
But the course of this already extended trial now hinges on Judge Masipas decision likely on
Tuesday on whether to grant the prosecutions request.

guardianship
-skrbnitvo
A guardianship is a legal relationship created when a person or institution named in a will or assigned
by the court to take care of minor children or incompetent adults.

garnishment

-sudsko ovrno rjeenje


A legal procedure by which a creditor can collect what a debtor owes by reaching the debtors property
when it is in the hands of someone other than the debtor.

go to the wall
-propasti, bankrotirati

good offices
-dobre usluge: nastojanje tree drave, ili grupe drava, da se savjetima i nagovaranjima upuenima
jednoj, drugoj ili obim stranama u sporu dovede do izravnih pregovora, da se pospjee pregovori koji
su ve u tijeku, ili da se obnove prekinuti pregovori. Dobre su usluge, dakle, sredstvo i nain mirnog
rjeavanja sporova. I dobre usluge razlikuju se []

hinge on/upon
-ovisiti o
The success of the project hinges upon you and how well you do your job.
The case hinged on whether the jury believed the accused thief or the two witnesses.

hit the wall


-doi do kraja/do zida

hence
stoga

indemnity
-odteta
Entitlement of commercial agent to indemnity or compensation on termination of agency contract.

indictable offences
-kanjiva djela

interest-free loan

-kredit bez kamata

IPO
Initial public offering: inicijalna javna ponuda, prvo javno izdavanje dionica drutva

invoice
faktura

interest
kamata

issuance
izdavanje

irrespective of
neovisno o

intent
namjera

injunction
zabrana

infer
zakljuiti, izvesti, izvoditi

inducement
navoenje, poticanje

in the course of

za vrijeme, tijekom

in lieu of
umjesto

impose
nametnuti

judicial review
-nadzor nad zakonitou, ispitivanje zakonitosti presude; postupak protiv javnih tijela i slubenika ( u
Engleskoj); revizija odluke, sudska obnova postupka
Judicial review is the doctrine under which legislative and executive actions are subject to review (and
possible invalidation) by the judiciary. A specific court with judicial review power may annul the acts of
the state when it finds them incompatible with a []

journal
dnevnik

loan shark
-kamatar
A loan shark is a person or body that offers loans at extremely high interest rates. The term usually
refers to illegal activity.

lien
-zalono pravo
A right given to another by the owner of property to secure a debt, or one created by law in favor of
certain creditors.

long-term
-dugoroan
long-term funding

law of the jungle


-bezakonje; nemilosrdno natjecanje za vlastiti interes
I was brought up on the streets where the law of the jungle applies, so I soon learnt how to look after
myself.

loan
zajam, kredit

liabilities
obveze, dug, tui kapital, pasiva

lend
posuditi nekome

lay
lay laid laid
poloiti

liability
odgovornost

liquidated damage
ugovorna kazna (zbog neizvrenja ugovora)

liability
odgovornost

letter of intent
pismo namjere

legislation
zakonodavstvo

land registry
zemljina knjiga

mortgage
hipoteka

mortgagor
hipotekarni dunik

mortgagee
hipotekarni vjerovnik

milestone
miljokaz; prekretnica

net name piracy


-iskoritavanje imena postojeih domena (also cybersquatting)

non-contentious
-izvanparnini
Marx has a wide-ranging corporate practice, which includes both contentious and non-contentious
work.

not have a leg to stand on


-ne imati temelj (argument ili parnica)
You may think youre in the right, but you dont have a leg to stand on.
My lawyer said I didnt have a leg to stand on, so I shouldnt sue the company.

net income
neto dobit

novation
novacija, obnova, zamjena ugovora

overvalued
precijenjen

own
posjedovati

owe
dugovati

overheads
tekui trokovi, opi trokovi

overdrawn (bank account)


prekoraen (bankovni raun)
Klikni za izgovor i detaljnije: overdrawn (bank account)

parental care
-roditeljska skrb
The rearing of a child or children, especially the care, love, and guidance given by a parent.

precedence over someone or something

-prevlast, prvenstvo pred im


Ambulances have precedence over regular cars at intersections.
My managers concerns take precedence over mine.

public prosecutor
-dravni odvjetnik

prove beyond reasonable doubt


-nepobitno dokazati

peremptorily
-odluno, bez opoziva
adverb (formal)
in an urgent or commanding manner as if you expect to be obeyed immediately `Hello! the voice
said, more peremptorily. `Who is it? What do you want?
in a decisive manner The proposal was peremptorily rejected.
in an assured or dogmatic manner She spoke peremptorily.
(law) in a manner that admits of no denial or contradiction; precluding []

punctual
toan

profit and loss account


raun dobiti i gubitka

plaintiff
tuitelj

perks
bonusi na plau, povlastice

pecuniary compensation

financijska odteta
Klikni za izgovor i detaljnije: pecuniary compensation

pre-judgement attachment lien


prethodna mjera

promissory note
mjenica.

rate-fixes
-namjetanje teaja
JPMorgan, HSBC and Credit Agricole accused of euro rate-fixes

rate-rigging
-namjetanje teaja
Banks accused of euro rate-rigging: the European Commission accuses JPMorgan, HSBC and Credit
Agricole of colluding to fix a key euro benchmark borrowing rate used to price of financial products.

rebut
to rebut odbiti
to rebut criticism

require
zahtijevati

reimburse
povrat trokova

revenue

prihod

retain
zadrati

receipt
raun

settle for
-nagoditi se
E-commerce giant eBay settles for $3.75m with the California Attorney General and the US Justice
Department over accusations of anti-competitive behaviour relating to hiring.

signatory
-potpisnik/potpisnica nekog ugovora
Croatia is a signatory to the convention.

stand up in court
-proi na sudu
That wont stand up in court!

severance pay
-otpremnina

stranglehold
-ilegalno udruenje da se suzbije konkurencija
to break stranglehold of big four

set forth something

-predstaviti neto, izloiti (u formalnom smislu npr. u pismu)


She set her ideas forth in an organized and interesting manner. Please set forth your thoughts quickly
and concisely.

surveillance
nadzor

sufficiant
dovoljan

shares
dionice

shareholder
dioniar

set up
osnovati

sign fraudulently
prijevarno potpisati

to appear in court
-izai pred sud

to impose a monetary penalty


-nametnuti novanu kaznu

to grant a trademark
-odobriti robni ig

to harm the market


-naruiti trite

to contest
-osporavati
to contest paternity

to plead guilty
-priznati krivnju

to apprehend suspects
-uhititi osumnjiene

to detain in custody
-zadrati u pritvoru

the accused whereabouts


-gdje se je optueni kretao

to uphold the decision


-podrati odluku
If a court of law upholds a legal decision that has already been made, it decides that it was the correct
decision.

to reverse the decision


-ponititi odluku
if a higher court reverses a decision of a lower court then it changes that decision in favour of the other
side in a case (=makes the opposite decision)
The decision was reversed on appeal.

to bail someone or something out


-spasiti nekoga ili neto

to take precaution
poduzeti mjere opreza

to get away with something


izvui se iz neega

to exceed
prekoraiti

to entail
obuhvaati, sadravati

to be obliged to
biti primoran

to award damages
dodijeliti odtetu

tenant
stanar

title deed
izvadak iz zemljine knjige

undervalued
podcijenjen

voidness of contract
-nitetnost ugovora

whistle-blower
koji odaje (poslovnu) tajnu, zvida
Whistle blowers identify and report white-collar crimes.

white-collar
(adj.) kancelarijski
white-collar worker slubenik, inovnik
white-collar crime (prav.) pronevjera na radnom mjestu

white-collar crime
-zloin koji poini profesionalna osoba u sklopu svojeg posla
The phrase white-collar crime was coined in 1939 during a speech given by Edwin Sutherland to the
American Sociological Society. Sutherland defined the term as crime committed by a person of
respectability and high social status in the course of his occupation.

ward
-tienik
The legal relationship that exists between a person (the guardian) appointed by a court to take care of
and manage the property of a person (the ward) who does not possess the legal capacity to do so, by
reason of age, comprehension, or self-control.

warrant of arrest
-uhidbeni nalog

watertight argument
-argument koji dri vodu (ne da se lako oboriti)

withdrawal
povlaenje

working capital
obrtni kapital