Firms To Watch: Projects and energy

Atanaskovic - Bozovic Law Firm's privatisation, M&A and corporate law specialist Vuk Božović is a founding partner with significant experience in PPP projects, public procurement and project finance, particularly in relation to the energy sector.
Led by Stefan Antonić, Deloitte Legal Serbia is home to experts in infrastructure financing, mining, renewable energy projects, PPPs, oil and gas, and power and transmission matters.
Matković & Partners Law Firm's projects, infrastructure and energy practice is headed up by name partner Mihajlo Matković, who assists lenders with the financing aspects of renewables, mining, oil and gas, and PPPs and concessions; Matković also advises contractors on the construction, installation and operation of energy facilities.
The result of a July 2023 merger between Joint law office Marić in cooperation with Kinstellar and SOG Law Firm, SOG in cooperation with Kinstellar‘s multidisciplinary team advises on the regulatory, corporate and financial aspects of investments in electricity and related infrastructure projects.

Firms in the Spotlight Projects and energy

Jusufovic & Partners

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Jusufovic & Partners law firm was created at the beginning of 2018 by a team of experts who have incorporated their long-standing knowledge and experience acquired during their careers in large law firms into independent practice that successfully operates within the Republic of Serbia and the region, in cooperation with domestic and foreign partners.

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Radoicic & Associates Law Office

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Radoičić & Associates Joint Law Office has been operating for many years with its headquarters in Belgrade. In the course of our business, we have achieved successful business cooperation with numerous companies. We successfully provide legal services in all fields of law. Our Law Office is particularly specialized in the fields of Projects and energy; …

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Projects and energy in Serbia

BDK Advokati AOD

BDK Advokati AOD fields an ‘outstanding team for the resolution of any legal matter’. Advising sponsors, government authorities, contractors, lenders and acquirers, the team is consistently mandated for high-end infrastructure and energy projects in Serbia, Montenegro, and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Greenfield real estate, energy and infrastructure project specialist Dragoljub Cibulićmanages projects in a really good way’; Milan Dakić advises on real estate, construction and environmental law; Dragoljub Sretenović advises on project financing; and Tijana Kojović assists with complex projects. The team further comprises greenfield property development adviser Djordje Zejak.

Practice head(s):

Dragoljub Cibulić

Other key lawyers:

Milan Dakić; Dragoljub Sretenović; Tijana Kojović; Djordje Zejak


The quality of BDK’s advice leads clients to rely on them for overall legal support during the implementation of projects.’

‘The firm stands out for its availability, responsiveness and outstanding expertise in construction contracts and arbitrations involving FIDIC-based and Design & Build contracts.’

‘Commercial sense and ability to adapt advice to changing circumstances.’

‘They look at things broadly and from all angles. Their advice is always complete, useful, precise, and to the point.’

‘BDK is known for its speed and accuracy, managing clients’ expectations realistically and adapting their strategy to align with local legal nuances.’

’An outstanding team for the resolution of any legal matter clients face in Serbia.’

‘Dragoljub Cibulić manages projects in a really good way. His quality answers and opinions are at a very high level.’

‘Milan Dakić is an exceptional lawyer – calm and efficient, even under very tight deadlines, and always available to provide precise and quality legal advice.’

Key clients

Metito Utilities Limited

Respect Energy S.A.

Big Energia Holdings Kft.

MK Group

International Finance Corporation

Enlight Renewable Energy

New Energy Solutions


ALFI Renewable Energy Fund

Mercuria Energy Trading







Work highlights

  • Advising VGP, a large European logistics developer, on the development of a Belgrade logistics hub near Belgrade airport.
  • Advising Respect Energy, a Polish renewable energy trader, on the attempted acquisition of the 150MW Crni Vrh wind farm project in Serbia.
  • Assisting MetitoUtilities with the acquisition of a brownfield water treatment facility project.

JPM & Partners

For certain clients, JPM & Partners delivers ‘the best legal advice in Serbia’. Active across the energy, infrastructure, mining, and natural resources sectors, the team is experienced in major energy and natural resources projects, financings, PPPs, concessions, direct investments, and regulatory issues. Cross-border work is also a particular strength. With ‘outstanding legal proficiency’, senior partner Jelena Gazivoda is an energy and infrastructure specialist, while Nikola Đorđević routinely handles complex energy mandates and Ivan Petrović‘s wide-ranging expertise covers project development, financing and construction. Marko Mrdja and Marija Vukčević are other experienced practitioners.

Practice head(s):

Jelena Gazivoda

Other key lawyers:

Nikola Đorđević; Ivan Petrović; Marko Mrdja; Marija Vukčević


‘Outstanding knowledge of the industry, not only from a legal perspective, but also from practical, technical, regulatory and commercial viewpoints, which makes their advice very helpful.

‘Jelena Gazivoda – always bespoken advice with direct and only to-the-topic information and recommendations.’

‘Nikola Đorđević – deep academic knowledge and fantastic analytical skills alongside a perfect understanding of industry practices.’

‘JPM is a great team of equally-great people – experts in energy matters with experience in the implementation of complex projects from scratch, right up to the establishment of commercial operations.’

‘Understands the commercial aspects of clients’ operations and knows the industry very well. Such an approach always gives added value to all they do. The best legal advice in Serbia.’

‘The team is strong, the individuals are available for all requests at any time, and they are skilled and technologically competitive.’

‘Their prices are fair and provide value for money. They are always up to date and provide the very best level of service.’

‘Jelena Gazivoda – outstanding legal proficiency in a vast number of areas, including the energy sector.’

Key clients

Gastrans d.o.o. Novi Sad

Transportgas Srbija d.o.o. Novi Sad

Yugorosgaz-Transport d.o.o. Niš

Yugorosgaz a.d. Beograd

FCN Energy Logistics Limited

Menaco Private Wealth Company

Public enterprise Srbijagas Novi Sad

Underground Gas Storage Banatski Dvor doo

South Stream Serbia AG

Joint Stock Company Gazprom

Ministry of Science of the Republic of Serbia

Work highlights

  • Advising Gastrans on drafting the Network Code to align it with five EU natural gas Network Codes.
  • Advised Underground Natural Gas Storage Banatski Dvor on expanding its natural underground gas storage.
  • Advised the Ministry of Energy, Energy Agency of the Republic of Serbia, Transportgas Srbija doo, Gastrans doo, and Yugorosgaz Transport doo (as members of a Working Group) on drafting secondary legislation in Serbia.

Karanovic & Partners

Well known for its enviable cross-border footprint, Karanovic & Partners‘ ‘brilliant lawyers’ act for developers, investors, lenders and contractors on a broad range of projects in the electricity, renewables, and oil and gas sectors. The team is particularly experienced in the construction of power plants, power purchase agreements, energy trading, renewable support schemes, and energy financing. Senior partner Miloš Vučković is a renewable energy and mining specialist; energy project expert Petar Mitrovićaddresses all issues and theoretical problems’; and ‘dedicated lawyerKatarina Tomić advises on energy sector-related M&A, financings and projects.

Practice head(s):

Miloš Vučković; Petar Mitrović

Other key lawyers:

Katarina Tomić


Fully dedicated to clients and very efficient.

Takes care of all matters that need addressing.

They take the load off the client by preparing everything in advance and explaining everything in a straight and simple way, even complicated structures.

They have brilliant lawyers.’

‘Warm and personal treatment for clients.

Petar Mitrović is a brilliant lawyer who addresses all issues and theoretical problems, but is very solution oriented and knows how to liaise with people perfectly.

Katarina Tomić is a most dedicated lawyer – always fully in the picture and on every detail.’

‘Katarina Tomić’s commitment and compassion are outstanding.

Key clients


Axpo Group


Serbia Zijin Mining (Rakita Exploration d.o.o.)

Windvision Operations

Akuo Energy Central Europe

Nova Power & Gas S.R.L.




Wien Energy – EBH d.o.o.


Euro Lithium Balkan



Rio Tinto

O.Y. Nofar Energy Ltd.

Bechtel International

Ecowind d.o.o.

Work highlights

  • Assisted with the acquisition of biogas plants in Serbia and general project assistance.
  • Advising Bechtel, a US civil engineering group, which (alongside Enka) is engaged in the construction of the Morava Corridor, a road connecting Trans-European transport Corridors X and XI.
  • Assisted ClonBio with the acquisition of four biogas project companies through a holding company in Serbia.

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

The infrastructure and projects (and energy and climate change) teams at Petrikic & Partneri AOD in cooperation with CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz have ‘extensive experience in different complex projects’. Recent work ranges from advising on the opening of a production facility and the development of wind projects in Serbia, to project financings, logistics projects, greenfield investments, and a prospective investment in a renewable energy project. Radivoje Petrikić has longstanding experience in development projects throughout the CEE, while Ivan Gazdićdelivers client-oriented legal solutions’. Marija Marošan and Tamara Zejak are also experienced practitioners.

Practice head(s):

Radivoje Petrikić; Ivan Gazdić

Other key lawyers:

Marija Marošan; Tamara Zejak


‘The CMS Belgrade team has extensive experience in different complex projects and seamlessly handles cross-border matters, thanks to its global network.’

‘Radivoje Petrikić is a five-star lawyer and a trusted business partner.’

‘Ivan Gazdić has profound specialist knowledge and delivers client-oriented legal solutions for the most challenging issues.’

‘A highly committed team that provides a top-level service and is always responsive. Partners actively participate and offer assistance whenever required.’

‘Their excellent team combines strong technical skills, availability, industry know-how, and a deep understanding of clients’ needs.’

‘Radivoje Petrikić – due to his extensive experience and outstanding understanding of business models, he can provide tailor-made legal and regulatory advice of the highest quality.’

‘Ivan Gazdić offers invaluable insights based on his extensive experience in a broad range of successful projects in Serbia. He provides prompt, straightforward and pragmatic advice.’

‘Tamara Zejak is very responsive to clients’ requirements and highly knowledgeable.’

Key clients

Consortium of banks (UniCredit, Credit Suisse, Eurobank and OTP Bank)


Rivian Automotive Inc.

A1 Telekom Austria Group

Ahold Delhaize

Elicio NV

NLB Komercijalna banka a.d. Beograd

NLB d.d. Ljubljana


Banca Intesa Serbia

Erste Bank Serbia

BayWa r.e. Solar Projects GmbH

Green Source GmbH

Subsolar Energy Holding

CA Immo

Progress-Werk Oberkirch AG (PWO Group)

Work highlights

  • Advising a consortium of banks, consisting of UniCredit, Credit Suisse, Eurobank and OTP Bank, on the refinancing of the Čibuk-1 Wind Farm (158MW).
  • Advising Hansgrohe on its investment in a new manufacturing plant in Serbia.
  • Advising Rivian Automotive Inc on its entry onto the Serbian market and opening of a research and development centre.

Moravcevic Vojnovic and Partners in cooperation with Schoenherr

Moravcevic Vojnovic and Partners in cooperation with Schoenherr is consistently involved in infrastructure and energy projects across the CEE. The group’s coverage includes M&A deals, developments, PPPs, and regulatory matters, along with financings, public procurement, and disputes. Serbia, Montenegro and North Macedonia energy practice head, Miloš Laković, is a renewable energy project specialist; Slaven Moravčević is an international and domestic energy project expert; and Matija Vojnović‘s practice covers both M&A and projects. Other key figures are construction law expert Ivana Panić, and energy, infrastructure and regulatory practitioner Aleksandra Petrović.

Practice head(s):

Miloš Laković

Other key lawyers:

Slaven Moravčević; Matija Vojnović; Ivana Panić; Aleksandra Petrović


‘The projects and energy practice has the best team in town if clients are looking for professional and business-oriented legal support.’

‘Exemplary team – competent and professional.’

‘Engaged firm that sets trends in the industry. Easy and open communication, and valuable discussions on all relevant topics.’

‘Reliance and responsiveness make this team great.’

‘Accuracy, knowledge, thinking outside the box.’

‘Not only provides out-of-the-box solutions, but also genuinely cares for clients’ business needs.’

Miloš Laković is a person clients want to have by their side for complex energy projects. His vast knowledge of the development of various renewables projects in the country, and in relation to drafting legislation, is remarkable.

‘Miloš Laković and Aleksandra Petrović are truly a force to be reckoned with on the Serbian energy market. They make an excellent team – they deliver top-notch legal advice on short notice and have exceptional understanding of the local market (both legally and business wise).’

Key clients

Trina Solar

ETMax d.o.o.

Serbia National Stadium

Fortis Energy

Erste Bank


OTP Bank

Government of Montenegro (Ministry of capital investments – energy sector)

Government of Serbia (Ministry of mining and energy)

I+D Energias

NELT Group


European Federation of Energy Traders (EFET)

D.Trading International SA

Serbian Ministry of Mining and Energy


JP Elektroprivreda Srbije (Serbian power utility company)

Masdar (United Arab Emirates)

GCL (People’s Republic of China)

Rio Tinto


Carlyle Group

RP Global



Taaleri Finland

Montenegrin power utility – Elektroprivreda Crne Gore

Shanghai Electric Power

City of Belgrade

Energy Community




New Power Generation International

University of Belgrade – Faculty of Transport and Traffic Engineering

Serbian Agency for Road Traffic Safety

Work highlights

  • Assisting the Government of Serbia and the EBRD with designing a new legal and regulatory framework, in relation to the promotion of renewable energy in Serbia.
  • Advising Trina Solar on the acquisition of solar projects in Serbia.
  • Advised Alstom on various aspects of its involvement in the Belgrade Metro project.

BOPA Bojanovic & Partners

A true leader on the market‘, BOPA Bojanovic & Partners is experienced in major cross-border mandates across the SEE region. The projects and energy practice routinely leverages the expertise of the firm’s commercial, corporate and M&A, and banking and finance departments. Heading up the team, Vladimir Bojanović is ‘an excellent lawyer with extensive experience in projects and energy’. Bojanović’s industry focus covers oil, natural gas and electricity trading, waste management, power exchanges, and transmission and distribution system operators. ‘A fantastic addition’, Aleksandra Stojanović is a June 2023 hire from Doklestic Repic & Gajin.

Practice head(s):

Vladimir Bojanović

Other key lawyers:

Aleksandra Stojanović


‘Always available when clients need them, which is very important for clients’ business.’

‘Vladimir Bojanović is an excellent lawyer with extensive experience in projects and energy. He is very business minded and solutions focused.’

‘Aleksandra Stojanović is a fantastic addition, since she always lends a fresh perspective. She is a go-getter, and is able to deal with new and difficult situations easily.’

‘Core strengths are its deep knowledge of projects and energy, and the ability to propose innovative and creative solutions to clients.’

‘Comparing them with other firms, BOPA’s lawyers are all very available and react quickly to solve problems, which clients appreciate a lot.’

‘BOPA is indeed a true leader on the market.’

‘Vladimir Bojanović is a thoughtful and very experienced lawyer – also very responsive and clear in his advice. Wholeheartedly endorsed for his broad knowledge in projects and energy.’

‘Aleksandra Stojanović is a key part to this dynamic and young team – she has a very entrepreneurial approach.’

Key clients

General Electric

EMX Royalty Corp.

R.Power S.A.

Elementor LTD.

Trace One

Diófa Alapkezelő Zártkörűen Működő Részvénytársaság

Ariston Group

EXA Infrastructure

Lego Group

Warner Bros. Discovery

Lufthansa Group


Costa Coffee

Wizz Air

Work highlights

  • Advising General Electric on the corporate restructuring of its group companies, and potential licensing and other regulatory requirements.
  • Advising EMX Royalty Corp on the enforcement of a contract for payment of net smelter royalty (in relation to a mining asset in Serbia).
  • Advising R.Power on the local regulatory framework governing renewable energy projects, including the requirements for obtaining an energy licence for solar power generation.

Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners

Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners‘ ‘extraordinary people’ have a significant track record in large-scale projects, including complex unbundling processes, gas pipelines and major mining projects. Other key areas range from wind farms and solar parks, to biogas and hydropower plants. The team additionally assists with day-to-day energy law issues and regulatory aspects. Milan Joksović‘s workload covers high-stakes greenfield investment projects, while Petar Stojanović is an expert in mining and energy-related projects in both Serbia and Montenegro. The department further features Goran Vučić, who advises on many of the firm’s large-scale matters.

Practice head(s):

Milan Joksović; Petar Stojanović

Other key lawyers:

Goran Vučić


‘Extraordinary people and great experience.’

‘Smooth communication and swiftly-executed work.’

‘JSP is a reliable legal partner, as they understand the industry, contracts and players in the construction sector.’

‘Their legal advice is understandable to engineers, concise, and to the point.’

‘High level of understanding of construction issues.’

‘Goran Vučić has a high level of expertise in this field, good organisational skills, and ability to find the best possible solutions.’

Key clients


Robert Bosch

Teknoxgroup Srbija

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology

Dr Heimeier & Partner

GLA Holding Austria

Kirchdorfer Gruppe Austria

Infrastructure Development and Construction

DV Technologies

Gradina Kamenolom

Government of Montenegro (Ministry of Capital Investments)

Work highlights

  • Advising Infrastructure Development and Construction on the energy law implications of the construction of the Serbian section of the Turkish Stream gas-pipeline project.
  • Advised GLA Holding on the energy aspects concerning a hydropower plant.
  • Advised Kirchdorfer Group on the sale of its Serbian entity (holding a stone quarry in Serbia).

Law Office Miroslav Stojanovic, in cooperation with Wolf Theiss

Law Office Miroslav Stojanovic, in cooperation with Wolf Theiss' ‘excellent, knowledgeable and supportive team’ is mandated by major energy clients for high-end project developments and financings in Serbia. The broad practice of Belgrade managing partner Miroslav Stojanović includes energy and infrastructure work; Nataša Lalović-Marić assists with project financings and developments; and ’standout individualAnđelka Todorović advises traditional energy companies on significant oil and gas matters. The department also includes real estate experts Vidak Kovačević and Marko Tešanović, along with Jovan Mićović, an adviser on renewable energy and complex PPP projects.

Practice head(s):

Miroslav Stojanović; Anđelka Todorović; Nataša Lalović Marić

Other key lawyers:

Vidak Kovačević; Marko Tešanović; Jovan Mićović


‘Excellent, knowledgeable and supportive team.’

‘Always ready to think in an out-of-the-box way for the client’s benefit.’

‘Agile and available with a strong sense of urgency and criticality.’

‘Great lawyers with a passion for the law and excellent communication skills.’

‘They have perfect judgment, analytical and research skills, perseverance, creativity, and logical thinking ability. They listen well, write clearly, and lead effectively.’

‘Organised, patient, and responsive to the needs of their clients and the demands of the legal system.’

‘Being able to cooperate with Wolf Theiss offices in other countries is a definite plus.’

‘Anđelka Todorović is the standout individual – a highly trusted adviser.’

Key clients

RWA International Holding GmbH

RWA Srbija d.o.o. Beograd

Vigie Groupe SAS (formerly Suez Groupe)

I-Environment Investment Ltd

Marguerite Fund

Beo Clean Energy LLC

Electron Holding Zrt.

MET Austria Energy Trade GmbH

Immorent Singidunum d.o.o.

Erste Group Bank AG

UniCredit Bank Srbija a.d.

Erste Banka a.d. Novi Sad

Komercijalna banka a.d. Beograd

NLB d.d., Slovenia

UniCredit S.p.A., Milan, Italy

Work highlights

  • Advising RWA Srbija d.o.o. Beograd on the acquisition of a complex of silos in the Port of Beocin on the Danube river.
  • Advised the consortium of Vigie Groupe SAS (formerly Suez Groupe), I-Environment Investment and Marguerite Fund (together with their SPV in Serbia, Beo Cista Energija) on a waste-to-energy project launched by the City of Belgrade.
  • Advised Hungarian energy company Electron Holding Zrt on the acquisition of a wind park project.

Nikcevic & Kapor

A great choice for clients seeking the best possible legal representation’, Nikcevic & Kapor‘s projects and energy practice covers both transactional (including contracting and negotiation stages) and complex disputes work. The firm’s enviable client base includes SPVs, public sector organisations, consultants, energy companies, investors, and main contractors and subcontractors. ’An excellent lawyer with vast experience’, Jovan Nikčević is particularly focused on FIDIC-based projects, while Vlado Kapor‘s practice encompasses land acquisitions, licensing, developments, corporate structuring, and litigation. Other active team members are Matija Savović, Nevenka Milovanovic and Filip Živanović.

Practice head(s):

Jovan Nikčević

Other key lawyers:

Vlado Kapor; Matija Savović; Nevenka Milovanovic; Filip Živanović


‘What clients respect the most about this firm is its experience, ability to react quickly, and precision and responsiveness.’

‘What truly sets this legal office apart is its team of highly experienced attorneys, each recognised as a specialist in their respective fields of law.’

‘The depth of legal expertise within the team allows the office to tackle even the most complex matters with confidence and precision. Unlike many legal offices, this practice places an unwavering focus on clients’ needs and objectives.’

‘Every matter is approached with a personalised touch, clear and transparent communication, and an unwavering commitment to achieving company goals.’

‘Collaboration is at the heart of this law practice. Attorneys work as a cohesive team, pooling their collective knowledge and insights to provide comprehensive legal solutions. This collaborative spirit sets the office apart.’

‘A leader among legal practices and a great choice for clients seeking the best possible legal representation.’

‘Jovan Nikčević is an excellent lawyer with vast experience.’

‘Jovan Nikčević, Vlado Kapor and Filip Živanović  can analyse complex legal issues, identify creative solutions, and navigate through legal intricacies to achieve the best outcomes for clients.’

Key clients

China State Construction and Engineering Company

GCL Intelligent Energy

BEUMER Minerals & Mining GmbH

BEO Clean Energy

Power Clean Energy

Suez Vinca Operator

ITOCHU Corporation

MONTAVAR Metalna Lola


Kodar Energomontaza Mams Energy




Alter Energy


Energetski Kompleks Kovin


Merlin Centar

Energo Rwanda

Srbijaautoput Ltd

Energo Nigeria

Contract Management and Engineering (CME)


Feromont Inzenjering d.o.o. Beograd

MK Group

Lux Invest International d.o.o. Beograd

MR Construction Team d.o.o.Beograd

Novaston Project Management – NPM d.o.o.

OMNI Group Business Solution d.o.o.

Put inzenjering d.o.o.

VAR Sistem d.o.o.

AVR Solar Park d.o.o.

Smart Building Technologies d.o.o.

Chalk Trading Company d.o.o.

CBC Concepts d.o.o.


UMKA d.o.o.


Una Consult d.o.o.



PIK Becej



ASPIRO, Czech Republic

Ekostar Pak

Work highlights

  • Advising TEKFEN, as a potential subcontractor for minerals giant Rio Tinto Group, in connection with the high-profile €2bn Jadar project.
  • Advising China State Construction and Engineering Company on a €200m project for the design and construction of a major express road.
  • Advising GCL Intelligent Energy (Suzhou) Co on the €350m construction of a hydropower plant system.

Bojovic Draškovic Popovic & Partners

Bojovic Draškovic Popovic & Partners' energy team is led by Serbia and Montenegro energy sector expert Uroš Popović, who advises on waste management, biofuels, smart grids, mining, and hydro and wind power. Popović is supported by infrastructure team leader Marija Bojović and Milica Pešterić, who heads the recently-established ESG department (and is a partner since May 2023). The team also features Sonja Šehovac, an adviser on energy, real estate, construction and infrastructure.

Practice head(s):

Uroš Popović; Marija Bojović

Other key lawyers:

Milica Pešterić; Sonja Šehovac

Key clients

Euro Lithium

Kima Solar

Solarina doo

CWPR Services

Lederata doo

Lina doo

Vetrogon doo

Zora Energy doo


Netel AB

Work highlights

  • Advising Euro Lithium on the development of a project concerning the geological exploration of lithium and borates deposits.
  • Advising Solarina on the development of a large solar park in Serbia.
  • Advising Kima Solar on the development of a €40m solar power plant in Serbia.

Gecic Law

Gecic Law‘s lawyers are ‘clearly experts when it comes to large investment and energy projects’. The firm’s industry expertise ranges from steel production and renewable energy (wind and solar), to nuclear energy and electric power generation. The team is co-headed by ‘exceptional lawyer’ and corporate and M&A head, Ognjen Colić; and Bogdan Gecić, whose extensive practice focuses on corporate law, energy matters, infrastructure projects, PPPs, and European law issues.

Practice head(s):

Bogdan Gecić; Ognjen Colić

Other key lawyers:

Nemanja Sladaković


‘Clients really love their team, as it has a wide knowledge span that helps when handling difficult issues.’

‘Bogdan Gecić and Ognjen Colić have huge knowledge of the energy sector and international experience.’

‘The entire team works to ensure the best client experience.’

‘Bogdan Gecić is an exceptional lawyer.’

‘They are clearly experts when it comes to large investment and energy projects. In every interaction they show a great understanding of the industry and provide solutions that make sense not only from a legal point of view but also in terms of clients’ overall business success.’

‘Bogdan Gecić simply adds value, delivers results, and exceeds expectations.’

‘Bogdan Gecić and Ognjen Colić’s down-to-earth and truly professional approach and willingness to help are what clients really like about working with them.’

‘Nemanja Sladaković is a bright attorney who delivers innovative solutions.’

Key clients

Petrol Montenegro

State of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Elektroprivreda BIH

NBT AS, Norway

Petrol Slovenia

Solar Prime

SU-N Energy Technology, Canada

JFE Shoji

Government of the Republic of Serbia

Naval Box

Work highlights

  • Advised Elektroprivreda BIH on an EPC contract between JP Elektroprivreda BiH d.d. and a consortium of China Gezhouba Group Company Ltd. and Guangdong Electric Power Design Institute for the construction of a power plant.
  • Advising JFE Shoji’s Serbian affiliate on the construction of an access road that will connect its facility with State Road no. 126.
  • Acting for Petrol Group in several multi-jurisdictional disputes.

Mihaj, Ilic & Milanovic Law Firm

Mihaj, Ilic & Milanovic Law Firm acts for local, regional and international companies, investors and developers on the development of biomass thermal power plants, wind power plants, and the development of traditional energy facilities. The team also advises major energy companies on gas and electricity trade. The group is jointly led by energy law specialist Tanja Unguran, who ‘always finds solutions’, and Nemanja Ilic, an adviser on renewable and alternative energy.

Practice head(s):

Tanja Unguran; Nemanja Ilic

Other key lawyers:

Dušan Marković


‘A team of highly competent lawyers who provide sound technical expertise in the infrastructure sector and timely, quality advice on major projects.’

‘Exceptional skills and knowledge when dealing with some of the most demanding transactions in Serbia.’

‘Thanks to their experience and knowledge of the law, as well as skilful management of legal projects, the individuals in the team stand out on the market.’

Key clients

Energy Construction

Construction Biomass GM

Wood Chips

Elite Cop

OPC Europe

Rafako SA Poland

Rafako Serbia doo

Galeb Group

Duo Bacco

Work highlights

  • Acting as lead legal adviser for a major energy sector client that is developing a 103MW wind power plant in Serbia.
  • Advising Energy Construction on the development of biomass thermal power plants in Serbia.
  • Acts as the main legal advisor on the development of a combined thermal power plant in the south of Serbia.

MVJ marković vukotić jovković

MVJ marković vukotić jovković‘s ‘remarkable team of lawyers‘ are experienced in greenfield and brownfield investments, renewable energy and mining projects, power purchase agreements, and PPPs and concessions. The practice also covers regulatory compliance, project structuring and due diligence. The team is co-led by ‘brilliant lawyerDušan Đorđević, whose track record includes complex cross-border infrastructure projects in Serbia, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina; and ‘true gas sector expertUroš Marković.

Practice head(s):

Uroš Marković; Dušan Đorđević

Other key lawyers:

Lazar Todosijević


Provides full legal support. Their vast legal expertise and experience, as well as a deep understanding of technical issues, make MVJ an important member of clients’ project development teams. ’

‘MVJ is a strong law firm for gas sector work. They have enormous legal knowledge and experience, as well as a great understanding of how the energy markets function.’

‘A remarkable team of lawyers with unique qualities that truly set them apart in the legal field.’

Key clients

Siemens Healthcare

New Energy Solutions

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy GmbH & Co. KG,


Siemens Mobility


Yunex Traffic



ACCOR Hotels

China State Construction Engineering Corporation Ltd.

China Shandong International


Kadena Sotheby’s International Realty

Kadena Properties


South Banat Energy Hazelnut




MK Group

Victoria Group

Kappastar Group

Fabrika Kartona Umka

De Heus

Solarna Energija Buducnosti


Mikro Kontrol


N.E.G. New Europe Gaz

Work highlights

  • Advising South Banat Energy Hazelnut on the development of solar projects.
  • Advising Yunex Traffic doo, Yunex Austria GmbH, and Yunex Germany GmbH on the extension of an existing project in the City of Belgrade for a state-of-the-art adaptive traffic management solution.
  • Advised Shandong Hi-Speed Group Co., Ltd., as concessionaire, on a concession contract for the construction, operation and maintenance of the Banja Luka – Prijedor – Novi Grad Highway.

Prica & Partners

Prica & Partners‘ ‘truly unique’ energy group acts for oil, gas, renewable and power companies, along with project developers, investors and construction companies on project developments, financings, obtaining licenses, and EPC and BOP contracts. Ana Čalić Turudija is an expert in energy, infrastructure and project developments; Danica Gligorijević is also active in energy and infrastructure work; and Jovana Obradović assists with the development, acquisition and sale of energy and infrastructure assets.

Practice head(s):

Danica Gligorijević; Ana Čalić Turudija

Other key lawyers:

Jovana Obradović


‘This practice is truly unique in its specialised focus on energy-related legal matters.’

‘Potential clients would be interested to know about the team’s in-depth knowledge of the energy sector, their ability to navigate complex regulatory frameworks, and their track record in successful outcomes.’

‘Compared to other firms, their deep industry expertise and client-centric approach set them apart.’

In terms of innovation, they’ve embraced technology to streamline processes and enhance client communication. The commitment to diversity and collaboration within their team has also been notable, contributing to a more comprehensive and effective service.

‘The individuals at Prica & Partners stand out for their exceptional responsiveness and commitment to client needs.’

‘Their ability to provide quick and accurate legal guidance sets them apart from competitors.’

‘Clients value their proactive communication, dedication, and seamless cooperation with client teams.’

‘Outstanding legal professionals whose expertise, tailored solutions, responsiveness, strategic insight, dedication, trustworthiness, clear communications, and results-driven approach make them indispensable to clients.’

Key clients

MET Holding AG

Hrvatske Elektroprivrede (HEP)

Ayen Energy Trading

Enel Trade SpA

Alpiq Energy SE

Istrabenz Plini

Shell Adria


CJR Renewables

EZ-5 Energy

Work highlights

  • Advising MET HOLDING AG on the restructuring project of local subsidiary MET SRB.
  • Advising CJR Renewables on the drafting and negotiation of contracts for the construction of wind parks.
  • Advising Mytilineos Renewables SA on a number of potential projects in Serbia.

Stankovic & Partners (NSTLAW)

Stankovic & Partners (NSTLAW)‘s team is particularly experienced in renewable projects, its track record including large regional projects involving hydroelectric power, agricultural biomass and biogas. Other key areas are energy from waste and wastewater, significant infrastructure and construction projects, project finance, and privatisation work. Routinely acting on high-profile projects in Serbia and Montenegro, the wide-ranging expertise of name partner Nenad Stankovic encompasses major energy and infrastructure developments and project financing.

Practice head(s):

Nenad Stankovic

Other key lawyers:

Andjelka Radovanovic; Sara Pendjer; Mitar Simonovic

Key clients

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies

Kornikom EOOD Bulgaria

Jantar Grupa


Solar Steelconstruction – SSK Balkans

Udruženje za razvoj geologije i rudara (Association for Development of Geology and Mining)

Gradina Kamenolom doo

Euro Lithium doo

Arcosite doo

Work highlights

  • Assisting DG NEAR (which assists countries intent upon joining the EU with meeting the criteria defined by the Treaty of European Union and the European Council) with the Western Balkans Proof of Concept Scheme Project that provides support on a range of commercial projects.
  • Acting as local counsel for Kornikom EOOD Bulgaria, in relation to investment arbitration proceedings against the Republic of Serbia for the violation of the bilateral investment treaty between Serbia and Bulgaria, which concerned the purchase of 70% of Kovin Coal Mine’s capital.
  • Advising Swiss company Edelweiss Balance AG on its acquisition of shares in Serbian energy trading company AB Energo.