Real estate and construction in Serbia
BDK Advokati is experienced in International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC)-based construction contracts, complex asset purchases, retail park developments and assisting hotel operators; the team also advises on energy-related real estate matters. It enjoys a decade-long relationship with high-profile Israeli real estate developer, Aviv Arlon, for whom it recently acted on a residential complex development in Belgrade. Dragoljub Cibulić heads the real estate and construction department; Milan Dakić is also an experienced practitioner.
Karanovic & Partners's real estate team is led by Dragan Karanovic. Its experience includes property company investments, inner city regeneration, infrastructure, mining and energy-related real estate projects. The practice advises Africa Israel Investments, an international real estate development and investment company, on real estate development and projects in Belgrade. Senior associate Ana Luković has extensive real estate law experience.
Moravcevic Vojnovic and Partners in cooperation with Schoenherr regularly advises on shopping and retail centres, hotels and office buildings; the firm also fields lawyers with expertise in FIDIC-based construction as well as large-scale property investment projects in Montenegro. Ivan Pantović and recently promoted partner Ivana Panić advised Lidl on the development of supermarkets in Serbia. Slaven Moravčević is also highly rated and Dijana Grujić is an experienced attorney at law.
Petrikic & Partneri AOD in cooperation with CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz's practice covers land and building acquisitions, construction and energy projects and lease negotiations as well as regulatory, corporate, financing and environmental issues. The team advised a European manufacturer of professional indoor and outdoor lighting on the acquisition of state-owned land, plant construction-related real estate contracts and a lease agreement. The key contacts are Radivoje Petrikić and Đorđe Popović, along with senior attorney Marija Marošan and attorney at law Dragana Jandrić. Ivan Gazdić was a new arrival from Bojović Drašković Popović & Partners in 2019.
Bojović Drašković Popović & Partners regularly advises on high-profile projects, including hotels and retail parks, including financing, tax arrangements and contentious matters. The team advises Poseidon Group, a London-based real estate developer, investor and manager, and Brussels- headquartered Mitiska Reim on their retail park-related joint ventures. Marija Bojovic is the name to note. Ivan Gazdić joined Petrikic & Partneri AOD in cooperation with CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz in 2019.
Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners is noted for zoning status issues, transaction structuring, tax planning, project finance and long-term lease agreements. Petar Stojanovic advised Qatari Diar's Montenegrin subsidiary on the development of a tourist complex project in Montenegro. Milan Joksovic and attorney at law Srdjan Tolpa are also experienced advisers.
JPM Jankovic Popovic & Mitic's scope of work covers real estate law, construction law, strategic projects, PPPs and concessions. The practice advised a Chinese construction company on real estate and construction matters, including the design and construction of a motorway intended to connect Romania, Serbia, Montenegro and Italy. Ivan Petrovic was made partner, while former partners Uros Markovic and Nikola Vukotic left to found MVJ marković vukotić jovković.
Law Office Miroslav Stojanovic, in cooperation with Wolf Theiss' 'professional and expert team' advises on the earliest phases of project development, including zoning, environmental impact assessments and land acquisitions; it also assists with financing, planning, construction, leasing, sales and construction disputes. Miroslav Stojanović and counsel Vidak Kovačević are the principal advisers.
Zavisin Semiz Law Office
Zavisin Semiz Law Office is best known for its advice to foreign funds and large international developers on acquisition and joint venture structuring, development financing and refinancing, and real estate-related sales. Stojan Semiz and senior counsel Jasna Milosavljević advised GTC on the high-profile acquisition of Belgrade Business Center.
Kinstellar/Zajednicka advokatska kancelarija Maric & Mujezinovic assists with construction, permitting, sales and purchases in the commercial, tourism and energy sectors. Selma Mujezinović is the principal contact.
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Samardžić, Oreški & Grbović Law Firm
Samardžić, Oreški & Grbović Law Firm's 'knowledge and experience is impressive'. The practice includes M&A involving real estate companies, sales and acquisitions, developments, leasing, structured financing and joint ventures. Radovan Grbović 'negotiates complex agreements with ease' and senior associate Igor Radovanovic is 'very dedicated'. Milan Samardzic is also an experienced practitioner.