Firm Profile > Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners > Belgrade, Serbia

Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners
HADZI MELENTIJEVA 46
11000 BELGRADE
Serbia

Serbia > Employment Tier 1

Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners' 'team is very approachable and reacts instantly to queries'. It is experienced in assisting multinational, local and regional companies, as well as diplomatic missions, with employment law-related disputes, involving harassment at work and employment termination cases; the team also advises on day-to-day employment law matters. Further to its 2019 collaboration agreement with Andersen (the global advisory association), the firm's employment department is a member of the Andersen Europe employment and labour law service line. Milica Vesić primarily assists with protecting employers' interests.

Practice head(s):

Milica Vesić 

Testimonials

High level of flexibility.

Ability to adapt to tight timelines with excellent negotiation skills.

They make you feel part of the team.

Reliable, timely, accurate, with great responsiveness and professionalism – great support and they truly partner with clients.

Deep knowledge and understanding of our company as well as the industry itself – proactive and very solution oriented.

The JSP team is very approachable and reacts instantly to queries, leaving no chance of miscommunication or misunderstanding; they always try to understand our needs and apply them to an applicable legal frame.

Milica Vesić is an exceptional labour law expert, with extensive practical knowledge and a hands-on approach to topics. She is forward thinking and always gives the full picture, in relation to both the positive and possibly negative impact of certain decisions.

Key clients

Siemens

General Electric

Johnson & Johnson

Robert Bosch

Renault Nissan

Toyota

Panasonic

Freeport McMoRan Explorations

State Lottery of Serbia

MSD – Merck Sharp & Dohme

Teknoxgroup – Caterpillar

BSH Hausgeräte

NOKIA

Rakita Exploration

SSA Pana

Quality Austria

Alkemy doo Belgrade

Alkemy Play doo Belgrade

Birdseye International Inc.

Luma Investment

Elekta Solutions doo

Infrastructure Development and Construction

RAICO BUILDING SUPPORT doo Belgrade

CPV Tekstil

Frauscher Sensortechnik GmbH

MITROS FLEISCHWAREN

NC Services

Trusted Marketing Services

Siemens Energy

Repräsentanz Credo Schweiz

Watson Marlow Representative Office in Belgrade

Sandvik

Serbia > Banking and finance Tier 2

Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners has significant experience in advising multinational, regional and local companies (as well as banks) on banking and financing law. The team's expertise includes insurance sector-related regulatory issues (under the supervision of the National Bank of Serbia), foreign exchange transactions, subordinated loans, and debt restructuring. Highly regarded name partner Petar Stojanovic is experienced in major NPL transactions, regulatory matters and finance agreements. Milan Joksovic is another key contact at senior partner level.

Practice head(s):

Milan Joksovic; Petar Stojanovic

Testimonials

We are very satisfied with the service we receive from JSP in terms of efficiency, detail, and legal knowledge. We believe that these strengths distinguish them on the market.

Key clients

Qatari Diar

Infrastructure Development and Construction

GrECo International

Payback

La Fantana Srl

AVAG Holding

Serbia > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners has 'a deep understanding of local and regional laws and industry rulebooks'. The team consistently acts on large-scale projects for a wide corporate client base from various industries. Milan Joksovic, who is 'very professional and offers quick and practical advice', has over 30 years' experience in corporate practice, and Petar Stojanović has longstanding and extensive M&A expertise. The strong second line of partners includes the 'efficient, organised and commercialSrdjan Tolpa and recently promoted partner Goran Vučić.

Practice head(s):

Milan Joksovic; Petar Stojanović

Other key lawyers:

Srdjan Tolpa; Goran Vučić; Tijana Milisic

Testimonials

The team is highly professional, has a wide range of practical experience, and delivers short response times.

Deep understanding of local and regional laws and industry rulebooks.

‘Their availability and responsiveness gives us the confidence that we can rely on Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners.

The process of establishing our company in Serbia was handled in a very professional and smooth way – no complications at all.

With Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners, we found exactly what we were looking for – a professional and solutions-oriented partner.

‘Milan Joksovic has profound knowledge of all legal matters regarding a company’s foundation – we are very impressed. Of course, it was also an advantage to have a partner who was fluent in both German and English.

Milan Joksovic is very professional and offers quick and practical advice.

Srdjan Tolpa is a pleasure to work with. He is efficient, organised and commercial, and provides concise and clear advice on Serbian law matters for non-Serbian lawyers.’

Key clients

Robert Bosch

Nelt Group

Infrastructure Development and Construction

BSH Hausgeräte

Scania

General Electric

Panasonic

Meridian Group

Koepfer Group

Renault Nissan

Nokia Solutions and Networks

Farmina

SSA Pana

BTL Medical Technologies

FreeportMcMoRan

Nexe Group

Incode

Ubisoft

Raico Bautechnic

Mitros Fleischwaren

Kandussi

Nonnenman

Regent Beleuchtungskörper

Ott-tricot

Pragmatic Play

Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD)

Teknoxgroup Srbija

GrECo International

Alkemy

Elekta Solutions

Sandvik

Croatia Records

GMG Health

Serbia > Dispute resolution Tier 2

Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners has a strong name in the market for its representation of foreign and domestic clients before the courts; the team typically acts in complex litigation that involves commercial, employment, IP, administrative and environmental disputes, along with bankruptcy (and related litigation) and enforcement proceedings. It also acts in ad hoc and institutional international arbitrations. Dragan Psodorov is a highly rated arbitration specialist, and Petar Stojanović consistently acts in high-value cases and international arbitrations.

Practice head(s):

Petar Stojanović; Dragan Psodorov

Other key lawyers:

Goran Vucic

Testimonials

They possess high levels of skills that go beyond legal competence, including project and contract management and an understanding of business culture.

The availability of the employees is excellent.

The firm is characterised by its analytical abilities, with full attention paid to every detail; we also like its logical reasoning and sound judgement.

They investigate and research every piece of information with speed and accuracy, and seek meaningful feedback from clients.

Great for its realistic approach to clients’ legal situations and evaluation of the legal strength of cases and legal arguments, which ultimately lead to successful outcomes for clients.

Dragan Psodorov shows great professionalism, is always available, and always respects every agreement and deadline. He also has the ability to anticipate upcoming problems with a strategy for every outcome.

Dragan Psodorov’s excellent, highly professional attitude makes him exceptional. We believe that his experience with complex matters is essential for our company.

Petar Stojanović is a hugely experienced lawyer.

Key clients

Nelt Group

State Lottery of Serbia

Government of Montenegro

Sonuba doo – Member of Mercury Group

Montecco

AZVI

Rubau

GrECo International

Siemens

Robert Bosch

Renault Nissan

Audi AG

Sandvik

Evroins osiguravanje

Mitros Fleischwaren

Serbia > Projects and energy Tier 2

Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners 'is a reliable and responsible business partner that clients can undoubtedly trust to implement complex construction projects'. The practice has a significant track record in large-scale projects, including electric power, mining activities, and energy matters, including regulatory aspects. Senior partner Petar Stojanović is experienced in major mining and energy-related projects in both Serbia and Montenegro; and providing further senior partner-level support, Milan Joksović specialises in international commercial and company law.

Practice head(s):

Petar Stojanović; Milan Joksović

Testimonials

The firm is a reliable and responsible business partner that clients can undoubtedly trust to implement complex construction projects that require the ability to make fast and correct business decisions.

The team provides great legal support during huge energy projects.

High levels of professionalism and efficiency.

Efficient levels of communication and availability.

Key clients

Infrastructure Development and Construction

DV Technology

FreeportMcMoran

Siemens

Rakita Exploration

Kamen i Pesak

Teknoxgroup Srbija

Panasonic

Serbia > Real estate and construction Tier 2

Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners' practice is involved in major real estate projects both in Serbia and Montenegro, including land acquisitions and the construction of factories, production plants and other commercial real estate. It also assists with long-term business lease agreements. Milan Joksović advises multinationals on strategic real estate issues, while Petar Stojanović is also active in real estate matters. Srdjan Tolpa and Goran Vučić are additional key contacts.

Practice head(s):

Milan Joksović; Petar Stojanović

Other key lawyers:

Srdjan Tolpa; Goran Vučić

Testimonials

Honest and straightforward in its relationships with clients.

Realistic approach to the legal evaluation of the client’s legal situation.

A very professional approach. With this firm, we have a trusted partner who wants to find solutions using common sense.

The service is punctual, efficient and legally well structured to satisfy clients’ needs.

Petar Stojanović is a lawyer with vast experience – a man of his word who is very precise and punctual.

Key clients

Infrastructure Development and Construction

Government of Montenegro

Sonuba doo – Member of Mercury Group

Robert Bosch

Qatari Diar

IT Tel

DV Technology

BSH Hausgeräte

Rakita Exploration

Jaggaer

Kirchdorfer Kies und Transportbetonholding

Regent Lighting

Ott-tricot

AVAG Holding

Rubau

Teknoxgroup Srbija

Serbia > Competition Tier 3

Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners' competition law team is 'direct, to the point, and provides practical solutions'. The practice has significant experience in acting for multinationals, and local and regional companies; and it specialises in competition law involving both the Republic of Serbia and Montenegro. Senior partners Milan Joksovic and Petar Stojanovic are highly regarded.

Practice head(s):

Milan Joksovic; Petar Stojanovic

Testimonials

JSP is a longstanding reliable partner; the team is familiar with all our legal matters, especially those related to competition ones.

It is direct, to the point, and provides practical solutions.

Key clients

Robert Bosch

Elekta Solutions

Renault Nissan

FreeportMcMoran

Miteco

Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD)

GrECo International

Serbia > Intellectual property Tier 3

Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners' practice covers both non-contentious and contentious IP matters, including trade marks, patents, industrial design and copyright. It particularly stands out for its expertise in digital IP protection. IT law specialist Alex Petrović is 'a highly skilled and reliable partner', and fellow senior partner Dragan Psodorov is 'an efficient and reliable lawyer'.

Practice head(s):

Alex Petrović; Dragan Psodorov

Testimonials

The JSP IP team is dedicated to its clients, and has a unique approach to clients’ specific needs.

Provides assistance and support in all areas of the law – they are also very professional and prompt in their responses.

All tasks were completely successfully and efficiently.

The team provides practical, commercial advice, and the turnaround times are always prompt – they can be relied upon in a crisis.

Alex Petrović always impresses with his ability to get to the heart of an issue and advise accordingly without unnecessary back and forth. Commercial and practical, he can be relied upon to advise our executive team directly, if necessary.

Alex Petrović is an exceptional IP professional – we shared some clients and working with him is a great pleasure.

Alex Petrović is a highly skilled and reliable partner, who is very professional and honest. He is always available for advice and support, and communicates efficiently in both Serbian and English. It also helps that he is knowledgeable in other areas of the law as well.

Dragan Psodorov is an efficient and reliable lawyer.

Key clients

Robert Bosch

State Lottery of Serbia

Teksavvy

Investintech

Axens

Wikala.com

ECD

Croatia Records

Docentric

Mad Head Games

Global Wind Services

William Hill

GreatOdds

Bell Chemicals

GrECo International

Beohemija

La Fantana

Montenegro > Leading firms Tier 2

'With vast experience in commercial and company law', Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners advises both foreign investors and public sector clients on Montenegro-related matters. The team specialises in real estate and corporate law, along with dispute resolution and tourism-related work. The Montenegrin desk is led by 'outstanding legal expert' and senior partner Petar Stojanovic, who is highly rated for M&A, foreign direct investment and privatisation. Promoted to partner in 2020, Goran Vučić regularly advises on large-scale transactions.

Practice head(s):

Petar Stojanovic

Other key lawyers:

Goran Vucic; Tamara Milinković

Testimonials

Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners is a law firm that is unique for its presentation of legal matters as realistically as possible, without any embellishment. Such an approach develops a relationship of mutual trust and confidence, which benefits both the lawyer and the client.

JSP has vast experience in business, commercial and company law, which enables it to provide proper and timely legal advice to all its clients, especially in relation to big investment projects in Montenegro.

‘We engage JSP for high-level, complex issues. We are always provided with legal advice that is to the point and offers viable solutions.’

The firm’s experienced lawyers understand the issues in question and provide timely advice.

Petar Stojanovic combines in-depth knowledge of many key areas of law with a pragmatic, goal-driven approach.

Petar Stojanovic is an outstanding legal expert.

Key clients

Government of Montenegro

Qatari Diar

Mercury Group

Nelt Co. Alkemy SPA

Teknox – Caterpillar

To To Montenegro (Member of Meridian Gaming Group)

Renault Nissan

Montecco

The firm: Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners was founded in 1987 by Milan Joksovic, currently name partner with Petar Stojanovic, who joined the firm in 1999.

The firm has consistently grown in size, expanding its practice areas especially since 2000 – the commencement of the privatisation process in Serbia. The firm currently has 13 partners, specialising in different fields of law.

Areas of practice: JSP is a full-service law office, serving an international and domestic business and private clientele.

The principal field of practice is corporate and commercial law where JSP offers services in domestic and international corporate affairs. The firm is recognised for its expertise in work with an international element, which includes foreign investments in Serbia and in Montenegro, mergers and acquisitions, investment through the privatisation process, the establishment of enterprises and representative (branch) offices, investment in domestic enterprises, joint venture agreements, greenfield and brownfield investment, and a wide range of commercial contract issues. The firm’s office represents foreign clients in resolution of disputes and litigation before courts in Serbia and in Montenegro and international arbitrations. JSP provides services in various fields of law, including civil, labour, immigration, real estate, property, intellectual property and patent, telecommunications, competition, energy, capital markets, international private law and information technology (IT).

JSP’s broad client base includes corporate, governmental and private entities. The firm provide continuing, long-term legal advice to a large number of international corporate clients. The firm is selected as counsel of choice by the German and Austrian embassies in Belgrade, and is listed as recommended attorneys by several other embassies in Serbia.

JSP maintains a network of established connections with renowned law offices around the world and co-operates with investment banks and other financial institutions, all in the field of privatisations, international tenders and foreign investing in Serbia and in Montenegro.

Milan 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 international corporate clients in Serbia and Montenegro. He specialises in international commercial and company law, but also covers the fields of contracts, investment, insurance, transportation and arbitration.

Petar Stojanovic specialises in the field of corporate and commercial law, especially with respect to foreign investment in Serbia and Montenegro. His extensive experience in the field ranges from the first privatisation in Montenegro, to his engagements by the Privatisation Agency of the Republic of Serbia, Deposit Insurance Agency of the Republic of Serbia and foreign investors in numerous privatisation and international tenders and/or restructuring procedures. In that sense, as a senior partner in JSP he is the project manager in the fields of privatisations and restructuring, M&As, joint venture and public-private partnership, projects and real estate development projects. In addition to the above mentioned, Petar Stojanovic is experienced in the following fields: capital markets, telecommunications, real estate, labour law and international arbitrations.

Department Name Email Telephone
Administrative Milan Joksovic
Administrative Aleksandar Dragicevic
Aviation Petar Stojanovic
Aviation Milan Joksovic
Capital markets Petar Stojanovic
Competition Petar Stojanovic
Competition Milan Joksovic
Corporate and commercial Petar Stojanovic
Corporate and commercial Milan Joksovic
Dispute resolution- litigation and arbitration Petar Stojanovic
Dispute resolution- litigation and arbitration Milan Joksovic
Employment Petar Stojanovic
Employment Milan Joksovic
Foreign direct investment Milan Joksovic
Foreign direct investment Petar Stojanovic
Insolvency/corporate restructuring Petar Stojanovic
Insolvency/corporate restructuring Milan Joksovic
Insurance Milan Joksovic
IP Dragan Psodorov
IP Milan Joksovic
M&A Petar Stojanovic
Media and entertainment Milan Joksovic
Private client and trusts Milan Joksovic
Private client and trusts Petar Stojanovic
Privatisation Petar Stojanovic
Privatisation Milan Joksovic
Public procurement Petar Stojanovic
Public procurement Milan Joksovic
Real estate/construction Petar Stojanovic
Real estate/construction Milan Joksovic
Telecommunications and IT Petar Stojanovic
Telecommunications and IT Alex Petrovic
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Milan Joksovic  photo Mr Milan Joksovic Founder and senior partner, specialized in international commercial and company law, but…
 Alex Petrovic photo Alex Petrovic Senior partner
Mr Dragan Psodorov  photo Mr Dragan Psodorov Senior partner
 Petar Stojanovi?  photo Petar Stojanovi?  Senior partner
Mr Srdjan Tolpa photo Mr Srdjan Tolpa Partner
Mr Goran Vucic  photo Mr Goran Vucic Partner
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