Firm Profile > BDK Advokati > Podgorica, Montenegro
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Montenegro > Leading firms Tier 1Regional law firm BDK Advokati also has offices in Serbia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina. It fields specialists in finance, corporate, M&A, and regularly advises the Montenegrin government on energy projects. Luka Popović is particularly focused on the hospitality and gaming sectors; senior associate Bisera Andrijašević is a competition law expert; and associate Jelena Brajković is experienced in litigation, employment law and IP. Providing key support from Belgrade, senior partner Dragoljub Cibulić is a specialist in greenfield real estate, energy and infrastructure projects, and managing partner Tijana Kojović is a transactions, regulatory and dispute resolution expert.
Luka Popović; Dragoljub Cibulić
Other key lawyers:
Bisera Andrijašević; Jelena Brajković; Tijana Kojović
Government of Montenegro
ING Bank N.V., Belgian Branch
Montenegrin transmission system operator (CGES)
NDC Asia Limited
BDK Advokati > Firm Profile
The firm: BDK Advokati (BDK) was established in 2004 by the current managing partner, Tijana Kojovic, in Belgrade. The firm quickly grew in terms of fee-earners (currently 30), as well as territorial coverage. From the outset, the firm has also been active in transactions, regulatory advice and litigation taking place in the neighbouring markets of Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina. This experience was strengthened with the opening of offices in Podgorica in 2009 and Banja Luka in 2013.
Areas of practice: BDK Advokati is a full-service law firm for corporate, institutional and white-collar/HNW clients, with offices in Belgrade (Serbia), Podgorica (Montenegro) and Banja Luka (Bosnia and Herzegovina). The firm’s work is team-based but partner-led, and organised around various practice areas: banking and finance; competition; consumer protection; data protection and privacy; dispute resolution; distressed situations and insolvency and restructuring; employment; intellectual property; mergers and acquisitions, corporate and commercial; real estate and construction; tax; and industry sectors: energy and natural resources; gaming; information and communications technology (ICT); infrastructure; life sciences and healthcare; media and entertainment, payment services.
The firm takes pride in combining legal expertise with the knowledge of EU law and EU-level regulatory trends, commercial awareness and premier standards in legal services business. The firm’s approach assumes specialisation in different areas of laws and knowledge of specific industry regulations. Lawyers are required to be broad-minded and knowledgeable in inter-related fields and equipped to recognise legal issues and trends in clients’ industries.
BDK is a member of the South East Europe Legal Group (SEE Legal), an organisation assembling leading independent law firms from 12 jurisdictions in South East Europe, which allows the team to assemble quickly regional teams for cross-border transactions involving jurisdictions outside the firm’s direct coverage.
|Banking and finance||Tijana Kojovic|
|Banking and finance||Luka Popovic|
|Consumer protection||Milica Basta|
|Corporate and commercial||Luka Popovic|
|Data protection and privacy||Bogdan Ivanisevic|
|Dispute resolution||Tijana Kojovic|
|Dispute resolution||Luka Popovic|
|Distressed situations/insolvency and restructuring||Tijana Kojovic|
|Distressed situations/insolvency and restructuring||Luka Popovic|
|Energy and natural resources||Dragoljub Cibulic|
|Energy and natural resources||Luka Popovic|
|Information and communication technologies (ICT)||Pablo Perez Laya|
|Intellectual property||Bogdan Ivanisevic|
|Life sciences and healthcare||Bogdan Ivanisevic|
|Mergers and acquisitions||Vladimir Dasic|
|Mergers and acquisitions||Luka Popovic|
|Media and entertainment||Bogdan Ivanisevic|
|Payment services||Dragoljub Sretenovic|
|Payment services||Luka Popovic|
|Real estate and construction||Dragoljub Cibulic|
|Real estate and construction||Luka Popovic|
|Spanish desk||Pablo Perez Laya|