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Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners Offices
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Mr Petar Stojanovic
Commercial, Corporate & M&A / Banking and Finance / Competition / Real Estate / Energy
Petar Stojanovic, senior partner, was admitted to the State Bar and Belgrade Bar Association in 1992. Petar Stojanovic specializes in the field of corporate and commercial law, especially with respect to the foreign investments in Serbia and Montenegro. His extensive experience in the field ranges from the first privatization in Montenegro, to his engagements by the Privatization Agency of the Republic of Serbia, Deposit Insurance Agency of the Republic of Serbia and foreign investors in numerous privatization 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 privatizations 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, energy law, real estate, labor law, and international arbitrations.
Member of State and Belgrade Bar Association, 1992 – present Member of Management Board of Belgrade Bar Association 2010 Delegate of Serbian Bar Association Assembly from 2012 Member of Serbian Association of Managers, from 2010 Member of the Arbitration Association, Belgrade, from 2013
Belgrade University School of Law
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Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners consistently advises multinational, local and regional companies, along with banks, on banking and financing law. Key work includes advising on insurance-related regulatory issues under the supervision of the National Bank of Serbia, foreign exchange transactions, subordinated loans, debt restructurings and the issuance of various licences. The practice also has notable fintech sector expertise, in addition to a strong regional presence through the Adriatic Legal Network, of which it is a founding member. Petar Stojanovic has extensive banking and finance experience, including handling major NPL deals (both in Serbia and in Montenegro).
With extensive energy and projects experience, Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners‘ track record in large-scale developments includes major mining and gas pipeline projects, and the team also assists with day-to-day energy law-related issues and regulatory matters. With over 30 years’ experience in corporate law practice, Milan Joksović acts for large foreign companies on greenfield investment projects, and senior partner Petar Stojanović is consistently sought out for his experience in major mining and energy-related projects (both in Serbia and in Montenegro). Srdjan Tolpa and Goran Vučić also play key roles in the department.
Routinely representing foreign and domestic clients in complex litigation, Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners has ‘extensive experience in dispute resolution across multiple sectors and jurisdictions‘. The practice’s extensive coverage ranges from commercial, employment and environmental disputes to bankruptcy, IP and administrative litigation. It also acts in enforcement proceedings, as well as ad hoc and institutional international arbitration. Recent highlights include representing Nelt Group member companies in several litigation proceedings. Dragan Psodorov has ‘advanced knowledge and experience in arbitration‘, and Petar Stojanović regularly assists with high-value commercial litigation and international arbitration.
Instructed by multinational, regional and local companies, Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners regularly advises on the competition law aspects of major M&A deals. In a recent highlight, the team, which ‘really understands Serbia’s unique business environment‘, advised Merck on the local competition law aspects of its global spin-off. Senior partners Milan Joksovic and Petar Stojanovic head up the practice.
Widely respected for its infrastructure project development credentials, Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners routinely acts for contractors, state-owned employers and private employers. Areas of focus for the group include land acquisitions, along with the construction of factories and production plants and long-term business premises leases. Milan Joksović consistently acts on strategic real estate matters, and Petar Stojanović is active in both Serbia and Montenegro’s real estate sectors. Also integral to the practice are Srdjan Tolpa, whose practice includes infrastructure projects and other complex real estate matters, and FIDIC-based contract specialist Goran Vučić.
Boasting over 25 years’ presence in the Montenegrin legal market, Joksovic, Stojanovic & Partners specialises in real estate, corporate and tourism law, along with dispute resolution. Spending approximately 50% of his professional time in Montenegro, name partner Petar Stojanovic, who ‘combines in-depth knowledge of key legal areas with a pragmatic, goal-driven approach‘, has broad experience in M&A deals, foreign direct investment and privatisation projects. A key members of the firm’s corporate team, Goran Vucic‘s Montenegro-related experience includes major infrastructure and real estate projects, as well administrative and corporate matters.
- Leading individuals - Serbia > Projects and energy
- Leading individuals - Serbia > Commercial, corporate and M&A
- Banking and finance - Serbia
- Dispute resolution - Serbia
- Projects and energy - Serbia
- Real estate and construction - Serbia
- Competition - Serbia