Banking and finance in Serbia

BDK Advokati AOD

The full-service banking and finance practice at BDK Advokati AOD advises international financial institutions and commercial banks, and also has robust borrower side-credentials. Clients additionally benefit from niche expertise in payment services, digital assets and fintech. Other areas of strength include derivatives, and the regulatory side of investment services, and clearing and settlement services. Managing partner Tijana Kojović is active on transactional work, while senior partner Dragoljub Cibulić is a specialist in greenfield real estate, energy and infrastructure projects. Dragoljub Sretenović is a recently-elevated partner.

Practice head(s):

Tijana Kojović; Dragoljub Cibulić; Dragoljub Sretenović


‘The team is very responsive and highly skilled, and the analysis provided is always pragmatic and understandable.’

‘The team is very friendly and working with them is always enjoyable.’

‘Very broad and complex expertise from highly experienced lawyers.’

‘Dragoljub Sretenović is the best lawyer around for complex finance matters in Serbia. Great support during the registration processes with the National Bank of Serbia.’

Key clients

JP Morgan

UK Export Finance

BNP Paribas SA

BNP Paribas Fortis SA/NV

UniCredit Bank


Metito Utilities


Indotek Group

Intesa Sanpaolo

Axis Bank

Work highlights

  • Advising JP Morgan and UK Export Finance on the financing for the construction of the Morava Corridor motorway.
  • Assisted UniCredit Bank, BNP Paribas Fortis SA/NV and BNP Paribas SA on a SINOSURE-covered buyer credit facility of approximately €200m with the Republic of Serbia.
  • Advised EBRD on its loan to a Serbian bank, which consisted of a local currency loan for funding green economy projects, and a foreign currency loan that will be on-lent to local SMEs.

Karanovic & Partners

Karanovic & Partners‘ ‘banking and finance team is exceptionally knowledgeable‘. The group is sought out for its expertise in real estate development and energy and infrastructure finance, as well as non-performing loan portfolio deals. It additionally acts for payment services and fintech clients. The practice is co-led by senior partner Darko Jovanović, an expert in project finance and PPP developments; Maja Jovančević Šetka, ‘a true authority when it comes to both finance knowledge and experience‘; and banking and finance law specialist Katarina Gudurić. Mina Srećković and Tijana Arsenijević are experienced senior associates.

Practice head(s):

Darko Jovanović; Maja Jovančević Šetka; Katarina Guduric

Other key lawyers:

Mina Srećković; Tijana Arsenijević


‘Handles all matters perfectly. Clients are very satisfied with the work –  always quick with solutions, thinking ahead about every option.’

‘Clients trust their advice fully – clients feel like they are real partners in business. Top specialists in their fields who are very helpful and dedicated to resolving problems even when they seem complex.

‘Very commercial, prompt and proactive – the banking and finance team is exceptionally knowledgeable and experienced.’

‘Darko Jovanović has strong knowledge of the Serbian market as well as the region. In addition to his technical expertise and commitment, he defends clients’ best interests while being open and constructive about the overall project.’

‘Maja Jovančević Šetka and Darko Jovanović are very knowledgeable.

‘Maja Jovančević Šetka is a great professional, and a true authority when it comes to both finance knowledge and experience. She coordinates other lawyers very well, and makes sure clients get the best advice within the shortest time possible.’

‘Katarina Gudurić displays high levels of professionalism and specific legal knowledge of transactions.’

Senior associate Tijana Arsenijević is truly valued for her knowledge, practicality, and creativity. She is attentive and knows how to answer clients’ requests.’

Key clients

BIG Shopping Centers

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

International Finance Corporation

City of Belgrade


Elicio Beograd

Digital Serbia Initiative

ABL Solvent


Finance in Motion

Green for Growth Fund

KfW Bankengruppe

Serbian Entrepreneurship Foundation

Work highlights

  • Advised BIG Shopping Centers on a corporate bond issuance valued at €55m.
  • Advised Elicio Ali VE doo Beograd on the €53m refinancing of a wind park project in Alibunar.
  • Acted (as Serbian law counsel) for EFSE and GGF in simultaneous, separate financings of Eurobank Beograd, UniCredit Bank and Procredit Bank.

Moravcevic Vojnovic and Partners in cooperation with Schoenherr

Moravcevic Vojnovic and Partners in cooperation with Schoenherr‘s ‘truly winning team‘ is sought out for its expertise in syndicated lending, restructuring-related financings, and energy, real estate and infrastructure project finance. It also has an enviable track record in bank M&A deals. Nikola Babić heads up the practice, which features capital markets and corporate finance specialist Matija Vojnovic; ‘great lawyerVojimir Kurtić; and recently-promoted Jovan BarovićJelena Arsić and Dušan Obradović are experienced members of team. Former partner Petar Kojdić recently joined SOG in cooperation with Kinstellar.

Practice head(s):

Nikola Babić; Matija Vojnovic

Other key lawyers:

Vojimir Kurtić; Jovan Barović; Jelena Arsić; Dušan Obradović


‘The team is very responsive and client oriented. Its service is excellent, and it is always a pleasure to work with them.’

‘Schoenherr has a truly winning team. It offers a high level of service – outstanding knowledge of both the local and international market, and always available and looking to deliver the best service for the client.’

‘Matija Vojnovic is unique for his understanding and finding of solutions – a fixer and solution finder.’

‘Nikola Babić is a great lawyer – very sharp, knowledgeable, and very experienced in acting for financial institutions. He always gives the best advice for any issue.’

‘Nikola Babić and Jovan Barović always deliver.’

Vojimir Kurtić is a great lawyer, knowledgeable, and very attentive to detail.

‘Attorney at law Dušan Obradović is an amazing lawyer with exceptional interpersonal skills. He is very responsive and has tailor-made solutions to any problem that may occur, which is very appreciated when dealing with highly complex issues.’

Attorney at law Jelena Arsić is a very reliable and a hardworking individual.’

Key clients

Innovation Fund of the Republic of Serbia

Eurobank Direktna

Deutsche Bank

UniCredit Bank

Credit Suisse International


National Bank of Greece

Renaissance Capital

Erste Bank

Banca Intesa

HETA Asset Resolution

Bank Of Cyprus

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

International Swaps and Derivatives Association

Societe Generale

OTP Bank


PNB Paribas (Suisse)

Magyar Export-Import Bank

Raiffeisen Bank International

Citigroup Global Markets

VTB Bank (Europe) SE

Deutsche Bank

JP Morgan Securities

Sun Valley

Oaktree Capital Management (UK)

Victoria Oil (Serbia)

Work highlights

  • Advised the joint lead managers on the Republic of Serbia’s €1bn establishment of a green Eurobond.
  • Advised Banca Intesa on a €21m green real-estate finance facility, for the development of a LEED- certified, class-A office building.
  • Advised Eurobank on the issue and public offering of €300m sustainability-linked bonds by GEK Terna.

BOPA Bojanovic & Partners

Key areas of work for BOPA Bojanovic & Partners‘ ‘fantastic banking team in Serbia‘ include general banking, structured finance, financial regulation, capital markets, syndicated lending and public-private partnerships. It also houses experts in derivatives, restructuring, distressed deals, investment funds and insolvency. The large banking and finance practice is headed up by name partner Vladimir Bojanović, who manages high-stakes deals across the SEE region  alongside local law firms. ‘A lawyer with amazing business acumen‘, Bojanović industry focus ranges from financial institutions, energy, infrastructure, pharmaceuticals and healthcare, to TMT and automotive.

Practice head(s):

Vladimir Bojanović

Other key lawyers:

Tanja Dugonjić


‘Great finance firm in Serbia and the region.’

‘A fantastic banking team in Serbia.’

‘Superior team that manages complex and highly sophisticated transactions.’

‘Its use of technology is unrivalled and the practice serves some of most demanding clients in the market.’

Handles the most complicated transactions with highly sophisticated knowledge – one of the largest teams in Serbia, so it can handle huge volumes of work in a short period of time.

‘Vladimir Bojanović is a famous banking lawyer across the whole of Europe, while Tanja Dugonjić is a great banking professional.’

‘Vladimir Bojanović is a lawyer with amazing business acumen.’

‘Vladimir Bojanović is a superstar banking lawyer.’

Key clients

Morgan Stanley, USA

Alpha Bank



Piraeus Bank

SCCF Structured Commodity & Corporate Finance

NLB dd Ljubljana


Harrisons Solicitors

Combining fantastic knowledge of the local market with familiarity with English law concepts‘, English law firm Harrisons Solicitors undertakes a large amount of EBRD and International Finance Corporation transactions in Serbia. Areas of recent growth range from urgent Covid-19-related financings, to restructuring, bankruptcy, project finance and supply chain financing. The finance and capital markets group is led by consultant Ines Matijevic-Papulin, ‘an excellent lawyer with solid knowledge‘, who is experienced in banking, securities, and other financial transactions. The broad practice of experienced associate Mina Markovic includes banking and finance matters.

Practice head(s):

Ines Matijevic-Papulin

Other key lawyers:

Mina Markovic


The banking and finance team at Harrisons is extremely knowledgeable and efficient. It consistently provides thorough and practical advice, and has solid experience and excellent knowledge of the industry.

A to-go firm in Serbia with years of experience doing deals in the country, combining fantastic knowledge of the local market with familiarity with English law concepts.

The Harrisons team did a tremendous job in helping navigate the legal landscape of Serbia.

Key clients


Fortenova Grupa

Claret Capital Partners



Erste Bank

Citigroup Global Markets

JP Morgan

KKR Capital Markets

Credit Suisse Securities

Intesa Sanpaolo

Credit Agricole Corporate Investment Bank

Morgan Stanley

BNP Paribas

Work highlights

  • Acted as Serbian legal counsel for the initial purchasers (JP Morgan AG, Citigroup Global Markets Europe, Morgan Stanley Europe, Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, KKR Capital Markets, Credit Suisse Bank Europe) on the offering by United Group of €500m senior secured notes and €480m floating rate senior secured notes.
  • Advised, as Serbian legal counsel, Claret Capital Partners on its loan to Devtech UK and Devtech doo Novi Sad.
  • Advised EBRD (as lender) on a loan to the city of Novi Sad, which will be used to finance the purchase of electric buses and accompanying charging infrastructure.

Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners

Acting for major companies and banks on banking and finance matters, Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners‘ practice covers insurance-related regulatory issues, foreign exchange deals, subordinated loans, debt restructuring and licence issuances. The team also has notable experience in the fintech sector, where it advises company clients on digital asset management, blockchain and smart contracts. The practice is led by Petar Stojanovic, whose banking and finance track record includes significant NPL deals; and fellow name partner Milan Joksovic, who regularly acts for multinationals on establishing bank accounts, financings, and banking regulatory aspects.

Practice head(s):

Milan Joksovic; Petar Stojanovic

Other key lawyers:

Alex Petrovic


‘A team of professionals that  clients can rely upon in relation to local regulations.’

‘Great quality, efficiency and dedication.’

‘Clients’ long-term cooperation with JSP is the best sign of the quality of its legal work.’

‘An open approach to innovative industries, and deep knowledge of both local and international law.’

‘Excellent, highly educated and experienced lawyers –  highly appreciated.’

‘High levels of knowledge and flexibility – they search for solutions and ask good questions.’

‘Dragan Psodorov – expert, available, responsible, and works to tight deadlines.’

Key clients

AVAG Holding

Merck Sharp & Dohme

MCM 965

Vizlore Digital Asset Management


Infrastructure Development and Construction

GrECo International

GLA Holding


Freedom Finance Europe



Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology

Unicus Emea doo Beograd

Work highlights

  • Advised Freedom Finance Europe on the regulatory requirements for the provision of cross-border financial advisory services.
  • Advised GLA Holding on banking matters, such as the refinancing of loan agreements.
  • Advised Elekta Solutions on a high-value bank warranty.

JPM & Partners

JPM & Partners‘s banking and finance practice ‘comprises excellent professionals with great track records‘. The group has notable expertise in project finance, non-performing loans, restructurings and reorganisations. At senior partner level, the recent experience of mining and energy department head Jelena Gazivoda includes advising Gastrans on a loan facility agreement for the construction of a 400km natural gas pipeline; and Nenad Popović is ‘one of the best and most experienced lawyers in Serbia‘. Nikola Poznanovic‘s broad practice covers banking and finance, in addition to M&A and competition.

Practice head(s):

Jelena Gazivoda; Nenad Popović

Other key lawyers:

Nikola Poznanovic; Bojana Javoric


‘The JPM team comprises excellent professionals with great track records and longstanding experience – clients are completely satisfied with its legal services.’

‘Great legal knowledge and business acumen during complex deals.’

‘Nenad Popović is renowned for his extensive experience in major projects.’ 

‘Nenad Popović is one of the best and most experienced lawyers in Serbia. He possesses vast knowledge and is well respected by his peers.’

‘Jelena Gazivoda is a pleasure to work with. She is dedicated, thorough and will always go the extra mile for the client. It is always a pleasure to work with her on projects.’

‘Nikola Poznanovic is a favourite. He is dedicated, detailed and client oriented, and with great business and legal sense.’

‘Nikola Poznanovic is well versed in banking and finance matters. He is an experienced lawyer with an outstanding track record, and clients are thoroughly satisfied with the way he handles transactions.’

Key clients


Victoria Group

China Shandong International

MK Group

Work highlights

  • Advising Gastrans on the negotiation and execution of a loan facility agreement with VTB Bank for the financing of the construction of a 400km natural gas pipeline.

Law Office Miroslav Stojanovic, in cooperation with Wolf Theiss

With the majority of its work being cross-border, Law Office Miroslav Stojanovic, in cooperation with Wolf Theiss covers the entire CEE/SEE region. Regularly working alongside the firm’s regulatory, litigation and restructuring colleagues, the banking and finance department has strong project finance credentials. Belgrade managing partner Miroslav Stojanović is qualified to practise in both Austria and Serbia, while Nataša Lalović-Marić advises on project finance, capital markets, financial disputes, insolvency, restructuring and corporate finance matters. Counsel Katarina Stojakovićalways delivers clear advice‘, while senior associate Marko Tešanović assists with real estate finance.

Practice head(s):

Miroslav Stojanović; Nataša Lalović Marić

Other key lawyers:

Katarina Stojaković; Marko Tešanović; Nevena Skočić


‘This great team’s support and legal assistance were smooth and should be singled out for praise.’

‘Consistent quality of work that is well laid out, structured and comprehensible, especially considering the global pandemic and post-Covid situation.’

‘Its responsiveness and availability are of top-notch effectiveness and the team is at the side of clients to advise them how to be front-runners on ESG issues.’

‘Clients really appreciate the practical and detail-oriented approach to every single issue that emerges.’

‘They skilfully navigate work in order to satisfy clients, and are quick to analyse legal problems and provide solutions in a timely manner.’

‘Counsel Katarina Stojaković has impressive knowledge of domestic laws and a good understanding of the industry. Also, her ability to comprehend the business environment in Serbia, as well as the client’s needs, is exceptional.’

‘Katarina Stojaković’s can-do approach often helped find good solutions for occurring issues. Katarina is a highly professional, reliable and pragmatic B&F specialist – always delivers clear advice, which is of great importance on complex projects with tight deadlines. At the same time, Katarina is excellent at developing a friendly working relationship.’

Key clients

A&M Capital Advisors Europe


Erste Group Bank

UniCredit Bank Srbija

Erste Banka ad Novi Sad

Komercijalna banka ad Beograd

NLB dd Slovenia


Unicredit Serbia jsc

Suez Groupe

Marguerite Fund

I-Environment Investment

Beo Cista Energija doo

Toyo Tire Corporation

ALSO Doo Novi Sad

Western Union Corporate Legal Administrator

Work highlights

  • Advising A&M Capital Advisors Europe on the €180m acquisition of the Pet Network retail group (in the region and in Serbia), and on Pet Network Serbia’s accession to a senior facilities agreement (as additional guarantor).
  • Advising a multinational bank syndicate (comprising Erste Group Bank, UniCredit Bank Srbija and Erste Banka ad Novi Sad) on a transaction that included €65m loans for the refinancing of NBGP Properties doo’s debt.
  • Advising a syndicate of banks (Erste AG, Erste Serbia, Komercijalna banka ad Beograd and NLB dd Slovenia) on a €70m cross-border facility for the development of a shopping centre in Belgrade.

Petrikic & Partneri AOD in cooperation with CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz

Petrikic & Partneri AOD in cooperation with CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz houses specialists in banking, finance, regulatory issues, restructuring and capital markets. The team’s scope of expertise ranges from syndicated and bilateral cross-border lending transactions, to acquisition, leveraged, project and real estate finance deals. Other key areas are structured commodity and trade finance, debt restructuring, and NPL portfolio sale transactions. Milica Popović‘s track record includes financing, refinancing, project finance and financial restructurings; and senior attorney Ksenija Boreta predominantly focuses on project finance, as well as commercial, banking and finance law-related work.

Practice head(s):

Milica Popović

Other key lawyers:

Ksenija Boreta


Great collaboration from Milica Popović.

Key clients



Banca Intesa Serbia

Erste Bank Serbia

UniCredit Bank

Development Bank of Austria (OeEB)




Addiko Bank


Bank of China

OTP Bank Group

Raiffeisen Bank

Work highlights

  • Advised the Development Bank of Austria (OeEB) on a credit facility for MK Group Serbia.
  • Advised UniCredit Bank on the €53m refinancing of the project finance for Elicio’s Alibunar Wind Farm.
  • Advising the EBRD, Banca Intesa Serbia and Erste Bank Serbia on the financing of Al Dahra, the Serbian wing of a UAE- based investor.

SOG in cooperation with Kinstellar

In late 2021, SOG in cooperation with Kinstellar recruited former Moravcevic Vojnovic and Partners in cooperation with Schoenherr partner, Petar Kojdić, as its local banking and finance practice head. ‘An exceptional addition to the team‘, he advises both lenders and borrowers on acquisition, leveraged and project finance, debt restructurings and refinancing, along with loan and portfolio sales transactions. Also joining from Schoenherr, associate Tamara Čakarević is particularly active in cross-border and local finance transactions. The broader practice also acts for financial service providers on complex regulatory matters.

Practice head(s):

Petar Kojdić

Other key lawyers:

Tamara Čakarević


‘A successful law firm with an organised team of competent and hardworking lawyers.’

‘Each practitioner has their own specialism and the firm is exceptionally well positioned in Serbia – benefits from innovations that have been developed with its offices in other jurisdictions.’

‘Great know-how for syndicated LMA deals and above-average knowledge of ISDA-type agreements.’

‘As a team, the law office always meets the bank’s requirements – very prompt in resolving requests, professional and cooperative. They possess all the qualities, both professional and personal, that colleagues, associates and, above all, people should possess.’

‘Petar Kojdić is an exceptional addition to the team – he provides the group with an industry-leading position in terms of finance products and treasury-related products covered by ISDA agreements.’

‘Petar Kojdić is knowledgeable and experienced in the substantive areas of law, as well as the procedural aspects of every aspect of business.’

‘What differentiates Petar Kojdić from many other lawyers on the market is his excellent knowledge of financial derivative regulations, and limitless creativity and ability to come up with plausible solutions when problems seem irresolvable.’

‘Petar Kojdić was exceptionally easy to work with, and showed full and deep knowledge of a very complex syndication deal.’

Key clients

Nova Ljubljanska Banka dd Ljubljana

Komercijalna banka ad Beograd

OTP Bank Nyrt

OTP Banka Srbija AD Novi Sad

UniCredit Bank Serbia

Banca Intesa Beograd


Arena Hospitality Group

Seven Bridges Genomics

Management Financial Group

CNIM Groupe

CNIM Environnement & Energie EPC

Work highlights

  • Advised OTP Bank Nyrt, OTP Banka Srbija AD Novi Sad and DSK Bank AD, as lenders, on a €180m cross-border facility to GTC Group for the refinancing of bank and shareholder loans.
  • Advised Nova Ljubljanska Banka dd Ljubljana on its acquisition of a direct controlling shareholding in Komercijalna banka ad Beograd from the Republic of Serbia, and the subsequent post-closing integration phase.
  • Advised a syndicate of banks, comprising UniCredit Bank and Eurobank, on a long-term €45m secured loan and short-term €12m revolving loan granted to Drenik ND Serbia.

Bojovic Draškovic Popovic & Partners

Among the top firms in its jurisdiction‘, Bojovic Draškovic Popovic & Partners works with banks and other financial institutions, including asset managers, on either the lender and borrower side. It is particularly active in M&A and aviation-related financings. Experienced partner Marija Bojović leads the banking and finance practice, and is supported at name-partner level by Vuk Drašković and Uroš PopovićMilica Pešterić is the senior associate to note.

Practice head(s):

Marija Bojović

Other key lawyers:

Vuk Drašković; Uroš Popović; Milica Pešterić; Stefan Golubović


‘Among the top firms in its jurisdiction – known and recognised for its ability to handle both complex, cross-border and local transactions seamlessly.’

‘Clients receive a very professional relationship from the beginning. Their team consists of very competent and highly experienced individuals.’

‘Gets the job done to clients’ satisfaction.’

‘This law firm is a perfect partner – small enough to be fast, responsive and flexible, but also with a broad range of experience and high level of commitment.’

‘The lawyers have international education and experience, a business-oriented approach, and solution-oriented advice – excellent value for money.’

‘The team is very responsive, and has extensive experience, in-depth legal knowledge and flexibility – always focused on achieving goals.’

Vuk Drašković is a true expert who thinks ahead – a good listener and pragmatic. He has a lot of experience and his knowledge is his main strength.

Uroš Popović is internationally experienced, client oriented, and a critical adviser.

Key clients

HPS Investment Partners


Titan Machinery

Zlatni Lav Pharmacies

Medica doo



Coöperatieve Laxey Worldwide WA


Work highlights

  • Advising the EBRD on the entire restructuring of €23.9m project financing for the development of a luxury hotel chain in Montenegro.
  • Providing local legal assistance to HPS Investment Partners on the additional €380m financing of Fortenova Group.
  • Advised AerCap Ireland on the lease of two ATR72-600 aircraft to lessee JSC Air Serbia.

Djokic + Partners

Spinning out of former firm Vujinovic & Djokic in late 2022, Djokic + Partners‘ banking and finance practice remains particularly focused on project finance, finance regulation, banking advisory work, and banking disputes. It also assists with loan arrangements. Heading up the group, Djordje Djokic, whose ‘work is impeccable and always on time‘, advises Serbian commercial banks and companies on their finance-related matters. Associate Lazar Šofranac specialises in banking work, along with finance disputes.

Practice head(s):

Djordje Djokic

Other key lawyers:

Lazar Šofranac


‘This team is extraordinary – it is young but motivated and nonetheless highly professional.’

‘Really valued and considered to be like a part of clients’ companies – they get the work done and without flaws.’

‘The legal team is very professional – great experts in banking and finance, with huge experience in this industry.’

MVJ marković vukotić jovković

MVJ marković vukotić jovković‘s ‘impressive banking and finance team‘ acts for commercial banks, financial institutions, non-banking financial companies, debt funds and businesses on structured, asset, leveraged and project finance. Other areas of strength are securitisation, syndicated lending, consortium lending and bonds. It also assists with regulatory and fintech issues. The practice is led by name partner Marko Jovković - he and senior associate Stefan Jovičić are ‘commercially-oriented and creative lawyers‘.

Practice head(s):

Marko Jovković

Other key lawyers:

Stefan Jovičić


‘MVJ’s practice is hands-on, and dedicated to its work and clients – an impressive banking and finance team.’

‘Clear management of expectations – they are great.’

‘The team is great – exceptional lawyers who provide legal advice that is right to the point.’

Key clients


Viber Media


BIG Shopping Centers Israel

BIG CEE Srbija


ACCOR Hotels


Yunex Traffic

Siemens Energy




MK Group

Victoria Group


CE Industries

Valastone AG


De Heus Animal Nutrition

China State Construction Engineering Corporation

Italial Living

Eurasian Real Estate


Irma Investments

Medicated doo

Work highlights

  • Advised Sojaprotein on refinancing its existing debt of €65m.
  • Advised Sojaprotein doo on two facilities from Archer Daniels Midland.
  • Advised Victoria Group on commodity financing.

Prica & Partners

Prica & Partners‘ experience ranges from general lending, and acquisition, asset, project and structured finance, to equity investments and non-performing loan portfolio acquisitions. The team also assesses loan and debt structures, drafts loan documentation, establishes collaterals, and assists with the negotiation of loan agreements. The department is headed up by managing partner Mihajlo Prica, a renowned banking and finance specialist, while Tijana Lalić is experienced in banking, finance, insurance and financial services.

Practice head(s):

Mihajlo Prica; Tijana Lalić

Key clients

The Rohatyn Group


Banca Intesa

The China Development Bank, Fujian Branch

The Government of the Republic of Serbia

ING Bank

Mercator S

Istrabenz Plini

Crédit Agricole



Eurobank Direktna

Work highlights

  • Successfully represented Eurobank Direktna ad Belgrade (ex Piraeus Bank) against the Republic of Serbia in damages proceedings.
  • Assisted ProCredit Bank with a €20m credit facility that was extended by European Investment Bank.
  • Assisted The China Development Bank (Fujian Branch) with the granting of a new loan facility to Zijin Bor Copper.

SOG Law Firm

SOG Law Firm‘s practice advises several large banking clients on banking, securities, and related regulatory matters. It also routinely acts for investment management firms, along with private equity and hedge funds. ‘A proven expert in banking and finance legal issues‘, Miloš Velimirović‘s practice covers financial services regulatory aspects, project finance, investment funds and fintech industry work. The senior associate to note, Ivan Nikolić, also advises on finance matters.

Practice head(s):

Miloš Velimirović

Other key lawyers:

Ivan Nikolić


‘Always been more than a solid partner and always demonstrated knowledge and expertise in various legal matters.’

‘Handles multiple banking and finance-related issues smoothly.’

‘The experience has been outstanding.’

‘The team is always analytical and committed to closing matters efficiently.’

‘Stands out by providing the highest quality legal advice in the banking and finance sector. From the first moment of cooperation, it was clear that this is an outstanding team of professionals who are very patient with client concerns, and respond quickly.’

‘Truly dedicated with expertise in various legal areas, and they work with passion and enthusiasm.’

‘Miloš Velimirović is recommended as a proven expert in banking and finance legal issues. He handles multiple issues very efficiently, and along the way he uses his profound and expert legal knowledge. At the same time, his solutions are always very creative and applicable as concrete situations.’

‘‘Miloš Velimirović is a true expert in different areas, but also a well-versed lawyer to advise on complex financial transactions – smoothly coordinates project, seeing them through to successful completion.’

Key clients

World Bank

NLB Banka


DB Schenker

JSI Research & Training Institute


Solidarity Center



IMORGON Tanácsadó Kft

Vascular Soundworks

Alca Trgovina doo

Atrium Properties


Stankovic & Partners (NSTLAW)

A law firm that delivers extraordinary legal advice‘, Stankovic & Partners (NSTLAW) regularly assists financial institutions and borrowers with significant cross-border financings, including project, asset, real estate and acquisition financing. It is also mandated on restructuring and insolvency work. Name partner Nenad Stankovic advises on high-stakes deals, and at associate level Luka Marosiuk‘s practice covers real estate, energy, infrastructure and insurance-related financings, while Mitar Simonovic is a corporate finance expert.

Practice head(s):

Nenad Stankovic

Other key lawyers:

Luka Marosiuk; Mitar Simonovic


‘Stankovic & Partners is a law firm that delivers extraordinary legal advice in every area of law –  exceptional knowledge and abilities.’

‘Its approach to each enquiry is unique – the firm forms internal teams according to the required matter.’

‘Delivers results in the best possible way and on time.’

‘Nenad Stankovic is an exceptional expert and leader who organises the work of his associates in a way that provides clients with the best possible solutions – always available for legal advice and business support.’

Associates Luka Marosiuk and Mitar Simonovic are young lawyers with incredible knowledge and potential. They give clear and legally-supported advice and their analysis is very detailed.

Key clients

Banjalucka pivara JSC

Banjalucka pivara

Beauvallon Europe

Brif Tres doo Beograd

Brif-TC doo, Beograd


British American Tobacco

Titantex SRL Unipersonale


Scania Leasing

Edelweiss Balance AG

Apatinska pivara

Aelius SARL Luxembourg


European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Monster Energy



Czech Export Bank

Proleter Ivanjica


Work highlights

  • Assisted Banjalucka pivara with its establishment and other matters, including securing initial financing.
  • Advising Slovenian company NLB Srbija on a number of banking and finance matters, including the sale of substantial NPL portfolios.