Name: Rezart Spahia
Firm Name: Frost & Fire Consulting
Jurisdiction: Albania
Practice Area: M&A Law

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Professional Biography:

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Practice Areas
  • Corporate Law
  • Antitrust
  • Banking and finance
  • Corporate governance
  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Real estate
  • Securities and underwriting

A New York lawyer and member of the New York City Bar Association, after working for almost a decade with the best of corporate America while at the premier law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP.

Rezart Spahia founded Frost & Fire Consulting to build the most trusted and respected legal and business services firm in Albania and the wider region, recognized by clients for delivering excellence, by competitors as the standard setter and by aspiring young professionals as the best place to develop their talents.

Educated and trained as a generalist, Mr. Spahia doesn’t hold himself to be an expert at any particular field other than asking the right questions, digging hard to find the answers, and providing the optimal legal solutions.  He has assisted Albanian and international clients with

  • Acquisitions, dispositions or investments
  • Underwriting securities
  • Strategic acquisitions and investments including real estate
  • Setting up credit facilities
  • Various cross-border transactions
  • Corporate governance best practices.

During his life Mr. Spahia has had various learning opportunities in business, law, and business law (as well as sports, music and archaeology), which shape his approach to offering all around practical advice to clients. Soon after entering client directory legal guides, Mr. Spahia was ranked as a Highly Regarded Leading Lawyer for Corporate, M&A and Project Finance.


Albanian, English, Italian


  • Master of Laws, International Legal Studies, New York University School of Law (2001).
  • Juris Doctor Degree, Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College (2000).
  • Postgraduate Studies, Texas A&M University, Underwater Archaeology (1997).
  • Bachelor of Arts, Faculty of History, University of Tirana (1991).

Firm Description

Frost & Fire Consulting is a favoured destination for corporate and banking clients seeking strong support on high-end cross-border investment projects. Recently it has been involved in several high-profile financings and development projects in the transport infrastructure, renewables and hospitality sectors.

Many of the lead individuals have backgrounds practising at major US and UK law firms, and this combination of international pedigree and local knowledge makes the firm a compelling choice for multinational companies. Founder and managing partner Rezart Spahia has an excellent track record in M&A and infrastructure projects.

The versatile Reshard Këlliçi is also noted for his strong background in energy and infrastructure work. The firm will miss former co-managing partner, Alfred Rushaj, who had to leave after becoming a member of parliament.