Alenka Sagmeister Ranzinger
Alenka is an expert in Criminal Law.
She focuses mainly on representing clients in criminal proceedings before courts and other authorities. She has served as a District State Prosecutor for several years and is therefore well acquainted with the workings of criminal prosecution authorities and is consequently able to defend the interests of her clients extremely effectively.
Her career path is marked by exceptional international experience, as she worked as an international prosecutor within the EULEX civilian mission in Kosovo and then as a seconded prosecutor of a European Union member state at the the Prosecution Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. She still actively participates as a friend of the court (amicus curiae) of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague.
Criminal ProceedingsInternational Criminal Law
1994 - 1996
Clerk Trainee, Higher Court in Celje
1996 - 1998
Legal Officer in the District State Prosecution Office in Slovenj Gradec
1998 - 2003
Assistant District State Prosecutor in the District State Prosecution Office in Slovenj Gradec
2003 - 2005
District State Prosecutor in the District State Prosecution Office in Slovenj Gradec
2005 - 2006
District State Prosecutor with the Department of the Prosecution Supervision in the Supreme State Prosecution Office of the Republic of Slovenia, Ljubljana
2006 - 2009
District State Prosecutor in the Group of Prosecutors for the Prosecution of Organized Crime within the Supreme State Prosecution of the Republic of Slovenia, Ljubljana
Amicus Curiae with the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, The Hague, The Netherlands
2009 - 2012
International Prosecutor within EULEX, European Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo
2012 - 2014
EU Member State Seconded Prosecutor with the IPA 2010 Project: “Fight Against Organized Crime and Corruption – Strengthening the Prosecutors’ Network”, The Prosecution Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Senior Associate, Law Firm Senica & Partners, Ltd.
Faculty of Law, University of Ljubljana, graduated
Slovenian State Bar Exam