Dispute resolution in Serbia
BDK Advokati's 'team is responsive, loyal to deadlines and detail oriented'. It has significant arbitration expertise; and is also active in the litigation space where it handles defamation, internal corporate investigations and white-collar crime, tax matters, employment law, data protection and corporate law, among other areas. The team successfully represented an Italian company in a dispute with a Serbian buyer that included a claim for repossession of machines. Tijana Kojović 'stands out'.
JPM Jankovic Popovic & Mitic's 'dedicated team provides high-level services at reasonable costs'. It has expertise in handling sensitive and complex cases in a range of corporate and commercial, competition and labour law disputes. The practice acted for German chemical company BASF in several disputes, which related to the sale and purchase of chemical products in Serbia. Djordje Novcic is 'an excellent lawyer'; Dino Jusufović left the firm.
Karanovic & Partners's 'highly professional team is responsive and understands business'. The practice includes construction and M&A disputes, arbitration, maritime and road transport cases, as well as bankruptcy. Milan Lazić represents the Republic of Serbia in several investment disputes involving the mining, sugar industry and waste management sectors, Ivana Dišović was made partner, and the key senior associates are Aleksandar Novaković, who 'thoroughly grasps the issues', and Milica Savić.
Mihaj, Ilic & Milanovic Law Firm's 'commitment, professionalism, experience and knowledge of domestic and international law make it a great choice'. The practice is highly rated for industry-related disputes, with a special focus on copyright infringement-related disputes. Other areas of strength are arbitration, insolvency and white-collar crime disputes. Senka Mihaj is 'a great professional' who defended the Republic of Serbia against an investment arbitration dispute, which involved its alleged failure to enforce legislation on handling hazardous animal by-products. Nemanja Ilic 'provides useful advice' and Marko Milanovic is 'solutions oriented'.
Moravcevic Vojnovic and Partners in cooperation with Schoenherr fields 'great, responsible and smart lawyers'. The team is widely respected for commercial arbitration and disputes involving construction, insolvency, labour law and energy. It was counsel to the State of Montenegro in a high-value aluminium plant-related arbitration against Ceac Holdings. Jelena Bezarević Pajić 'manages multiple engagements simultaneously and seamlessly' and Slaven Moravčević's 'instinct and expertise never fail'. Nataša Lalatović Djordjević was made partner.
Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners' 'great team is highly competent'. It handles commercial, employment and environmental disputes as well as bankruptcy, IP cases, administrative law disputes and enforcement proceedings. Petar Stojanovic defended Sonuba Montenegro against a debt enforcement procedure and Dragan Psodorov is 'an exceptional lawyer'. Milan Joksovic is also highly regarded.
Mikijelj Jankovic & Bogdanovic
Mikijelj Jankovic & Bogdanovic has a strong track record for international arbitration and dispute resolution in Serbia; the practice includes commercial litigation, media law and copyright infringements, and employment disputes. Vladimir Djeric represented the Republic of Serbia in an international arbitration before the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes.
Petrikic & Partneri AOD in cooperation with CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz 'responds quickly'. Dispute resoution head Nedeljko Velisavljevic acted for Austrian construction company Strabag, and its subsidiaries, in several commercial disputes in Serbia. The practice also regularly assists pharmaceutical companies with high-value proceedings.
Zivkovic & Samardzic Law Office
Zivkovic & Samardzic Law Office handles disputes involving banking, corporate and commercial law, defamation and employment; other areas are insurance, IP, insolvency, investment treaty arbitration and regulatory investigations. Miloš Milošević heads the dispute resolution practice; Marko Trisic was made partner.
Atanaskovic - Bozovic Law Firm
Bojović Drašković Popović & Partners' 'diligent and responsive team' is experienced in arbitrations and the enforcement of arbitral awards as well as employment disputes and bankruptcy proceedings. Marija Bojovic is an arbitration expert, Uroš Popović is 'an outstanding individual' and Stefan Golubovic is the senior associate to note. Former senior associate Jelena Milacic left for Airport City Belgrade.
Law Office Miroslav Stojanovic, in cooperation with Wolf Theiss' Nataša Lalović Marić acted for Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics in the enforcement of high-value claims against a Serbian counterparty.