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Milan Joksovic

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Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners

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Commercial, Corporate & M&A / Competition / Real Estate / IP


Founder and senior partner, specialized in international commercial and company law, but also covers the fields of contract law, investment law, insurance law, transportation law and arbitration.


Milan Joksovic, founder and senior partner, was admitted to the State Bar and Belgrade Bar Association in 1987. Mr. Joksovic was active in the former Yugoslavia and today in Serbia as a legal advisor in major business transactions. He is a registered interpreter for German language at the District Court in Belgrade. Mr. Joksovic holds the position of Counsel of choice of the German and Austrian embassies in Belgrade and has an established relationship with other Embassies and Foreign Trade Chambers in Serbia. He continuously advises many representative, international corporate clients in Serbia and Montenegro.


German, English and Italian


Belgrade University School of Law and Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich - special studies.


Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partnersprovides appropriate advice’. The team acted for Greco on the acquisition of insurance brokerage companies. Milan Joksovic is highly rated and Petar Stojanović is ‘particularly good’. Other notable figures are Ana Tomić and attorney-at-law Goran Vučić.

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Within: Competition

Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners regularly handles the competition law aspects of M&A deals. Milan Joksovic is highly rated and Petar Stojanovićhas a professional approach’.

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Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners acts in commercial disputes, environmental claims, and bankruptcy litigation, as well as handling IP infringements, administrative law disputes, and enforcement proceedings. Dragan Psodorov and Milan Joksovic are the key advisers.

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Projects and energy

Within: Projects and energy

Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners’ ‘thorough team’ is highly regarded for mining projects; it also advises on energy matters. Milan Joksovic handles greenfield investment projects, while Petar Stojanović is ‘very competent’.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners advises on lease agreements and property acquisitions. It also assists with zoning issues; tax planning; and project finance. The key advisers are Petar Stojanović, Milan Joksovic, Ana Tomić and Vladimir Krnetić.

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Legal Developments by:
Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners

  • Serbian Labor Environment and Employment Incentives For Foreign Investors

    Since the commencement of transition process in Serbia and inflow of foreign investments, labor law has been characterized by the foreign investors as one of the main obstacles for such investments, together with the inefficient state administration, unsettled ownership status of real estate, political instability and related risks of investment etc.
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  • Privatisation Disputes

    This article was written by  Milan Lazić, Senior  Partner , and  Milica Savić, Senior Associate , and originally published in the "Reshaping the boundaries of arbitrability: Are we heading forward?" publication by the  Permanent Arbitration at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia .
  • Geographical Indications Of Origin In Serbia: Where The Past Fuels The Future

    This article was written by Dragomir Kojić, Partner ⃰, and Tamara Bubalo, Associate ⃰, and was originally published in Issue 5.2 of the CEE Legal Matters Magazine. To see the original article, please follow this link.
  • Striving Towards the Black Gold

    This article was written by Petar Mitrović, Partner ⃰, and Nikolina Kažić, Associate ⃰, and was originally published in Issue 5.2 of the CEE Legal Matters Magazine To see the original article, please follow this
  • Montenegro To Publish A Tender For A 200 MW Solar Power Plant

    The Montenegrin Government plans to publish a tender for the lease of state land for the purpose of constructing a solar power plant in the municipality of Ulcinj. According to the announcement, the tender envisages a total of 6,621,121 square meters of land for the planning, construction, exploitation, and maintenance of a solar power plant at Briska gora, in the very south of Montenegro.
  • Laying the Foundations: ZF Group Building a Factory in Serbia

    The Karanović & Nikolić team, led by Senior Partner Marjan Poljak and Senior Associates ⃰ Ana Stanković and Ana Luković, advised ZF Friedrichshafen on the project of opening an electric vehicle parts factory in Pančevo, Serbia. The German company, a global leader specialising in the design, research and development, and manufacturing activities in the automotive industry, laid the foundations and began construction on 21 June 2018.
  • Interview with Patricia Gannon: The Importance of Female Leadership in Law Today

    Patricia Gannon, founding partner at Karanović & Nikolić, was recently appointed Chair of the European Forum at the International Bar Association . In this interview, she discusses her role at the helm of the largest global gathering of legal professionals and tackles the important topic of diversity in law, as well as female leadership from her unique perspective as female co-founder of a leading law firm from Southeast Europe.
  • Raspberries and IT: New Sector Inquiries by the Serbian Competition Commission

    The Serbian Competition Commission (the " Commission ") recently finished sector inquiries concerning quite distinct industries – raspberries and the public procurement for software and hardware. The aim behind the inquiries was to perform extensive market research and analysis in order to acquire a clearer picture of the possible antitrust issues and risks in two sectors widely perceived as strategic for the development of the Serbian economy.
  • Even More Sector Inquiries: Sportswear And Oil Retail Under Scrutiny By The Serbian Commission

    The Serbian Competition Commission (the " Commission ") continues its diligent examination of the Serbian competitive landscape in specific industries, this time with inquiries in two more industries – sportswear (including footwear and sporting equipment) and oil (petroleum products). Once again, the aim behind the market test was to identify potential issues on the relevant markets and provide broader insight into the functioning of the relevant markets.
  • New Amendments to Serbian Tax Laws

    At the end of 2017, the Serbian Parliament passed amendments to Serbian tax laws, including the Law on Personal Income Tax (PIT Law), the Law on Contributions on Mandatory Social Insurance (CMSI Law), the Law on Corporate Income Tax (CIT Law), and the Law on Value Added Tax (VAT Law).
  • Permit-free Regime for Construction in Montenegro

    The new Construction Law entered into force in Montenegro and it is meant to unify construction, zoning regulations and deal with illegal objects. However, some provisions of the old Construction Law still remain in force, until the adoption of the General Regulation Plan.