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Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners
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Work Department

Commercial, Corporate & M&A / Competition / Real Estate / IP


Founder and senior partner, specialized in international commercial and company law, but also covers the fields of contract law, investment law, insurance law, transportation law and arbitration.


Milan Joksovic, founder and senior partner, was admitted to the State Bar and Belgrade Bar Association in 1987. Mr. Joksovic was active in the former Yugoslavia and today in Serbia as a legal advisor in major business transactions. He is a registered interpreter for German language at the District Court in Belgrade. Mr. 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 representative, international corporate clients in Serbia and Montenegro.


German, English and Italian


Belgrade University School of Law and Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich – special studies.

Lawyer Rankings

Serbia > Banking and finance

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.

Serbia > Competition

Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners‘ ‘excellent, highly educated and experienced lawyers‘ specialise in competition law under Republic of Serbia and Montenegro legislation. The team is particularly active in advising on M&A and transaction-related competition issues. The practice is jointly headed by Milan Joksovic, who assists major multinationals in Serbia with compliance with competition legislation, distribution agreements, and representation before the Serbian Commission for Protection of Competition; and fellow senior partner Petar Stojanovic.

Serbia > Real estate and construction

Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners‘ ‘level of legal expertise in real estate and construction is second to none‘. Instructed by contractors, and state-owned and private employers, the practice has a strong reputation for infrastructure development projects in both Serbia and Montenegro. Milan Joksović advises multinationals on strategic real estate issues, such as relocations, factory construction projects, purchases, and commercial leases; and Petar Stojanović also has an active real estate practice. The second line of practitioners features Srdjan Tolpa, whose experience includes land acquisitions, and real estate and infrastructure project expert Goran Vučić.

Serbia > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Milan Joksović – Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners

Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners‘ corporate and commercial law practice advises the firm’s long-term foreign and domestic clients on day-to-day matters such as management changes, establishing of branch offices, and obtaining regulatory permits. The firm also has niche expertise in Serbia’s automotive industry, in addition to regularly acting for the commercial and consular departments of foreign embassies. Milan Joksovic is highly focused on significant corporate, M&A and greenfield investment projects, while Petar Stojanović has extensive M&A experience. Other active partners include Srdjan Tolpa and Goran Vučić, who routinely act on large-scale transactions.

Serbia > Projects and energy

A reliable legal partner‘, Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners‘ energy and projects practice is well known for substantial mining-related projects. The team is also experienced in gas pipeline projects, as well as regulatory issues. Milan Joksović focuses on corporate law, M&A and greenfield investment projects; fellow name partner Petar Stojanović has a strong reputation for significant mining and energy projects in both Serbia and Montenegro. Other highly regarded practitioners are Srdjan Tolpa, an expert in assisting international companies with their projects in Serbia; and Goran Vučić, who ‘provides the best possible solutions‘.

Serbia > Dispute resolution

Prepared for all issues‘, Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners is regularly mandated by both foreign and domestic clients to act before Serbian and Montenegrin courts in high-stakes litigation. The team’s broad expertise ranges from commercial, employment and environmental disputes, to bankruptcy issues, IP infringements, administrative disputes and enforcement proceedings. It also provides representation in ad hoc and institutional international arbitrations. In Serbia’s arbitration space, Dragan Psodorov acts both as counsel and arbitrator, while Petar Stojanović‘s recent track record includes major commercial litigation. Milan Joksović also has a longstanding dispute resolution practice.