Firm Profile > JPM Jankovic Popovic & Mitic > Belgrade, Serbia

JPM Jankovic Popovic & Mitic
6 VLADIMIRA POPOVICA STREET
11000 BELGRADE
Serbia

Banking and finance Tier 1

JPM Jankovic Popovic & Mitic is consistently involved in some of Serbia's most high-profile transactions. The team's recent work focused on the energy, telecoms, infrastructure, maritime, IT, agriculture, and food and beverage sectors. Jelena Gazivoda advises on projects that are strategically important for Serbia and the SEE region, and Nenad Popovic's clients comprise leading international and local companies.

Practice head(s):

Nenad Popović; Jelena Gazivoda

Testimonials

JPM is a full service commercial law firm that is capable of accepting the most complex assignments, where expertise in different subject matters is requested. This is why they are clients’ logical choice in all complex transactions that require versatile knowledge in different matters that overlap and require deep sector understanding of the industry. JPM is the best law firm in Serbia for the provision of such legal service. This is why it is unique and always a first choice.

Jelena Gazivoda is the utmost professional and highly trustworthy. She is synonymous with expertise, knowledge, intelligence and leadership – she really is unique on the market.

Key clients

China Shandong International Economic & Technical Cooperation Group

JP Srbijagas

Transportgas Srbija

Luka Beograd

Gastrans

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 1

JPM Jankovic Popovic & Mitic fields specialists in M&A, corporate and commercial law, securities, takeovers, regulatory issues and tax. Other areas of strength are gambling, public procurement and data protection. Jelena Gazivoda and Nenad Popovic are both highly rated for landmark transactions and projects of strategic importance for Serbia and the SEE region; and Jelena Stanković Lukić has particular experience in the gaming and entertainment, oil and gas, and agriculture and food sectors. Nikola Đorđević's practice includes corporate, M&A and energy law matters, and senior associate Bojana Javorić is experienced in corporate restructurings and contractual arrangements.

Practice head(s):

Nenad Popović; Jelena Gazivoda

Testimonials

The JPM team comprises dedicated professionals who are competent, punctual, responsive and accurate.

Providing the best legal advice and understanding of clients’ business make JPM a firm of first choice.  Clients are always pleased with the high quality of legal advice delivered for the most complex and demanding tasks.

The team handles matters very well and is always proactive during negotiations.’

Jelena Gazivoda is outstanding – a true leader on the market.

Jelena Gazivoda is always the right choice. She is highly reliable, experienced and a lawyer who can always find a solution for any problem.

Nikola Đorđević is always there for all clients’ needs.

Key clients

Gastrans doo Novi Sad

Warburg Pincus

China Shandong International Economic & Technical Cooperation Group

Xiangguang Copper

CD Holding Internationale

JP Srbijagas

Transportgas Srbija doo

OrganiGram Holdings

Competition Tier 1

JPM Jankovic Popovic & Mitic routinely advises on the Serbian aspects of international mergers and multi-jurisdictional cartel investigations. The team also assists with restrictive agreements' individual exemptions. Nikola Poznanović is a highly regarded antitrust and merger control specialist.

Practice head(s):

Nikola Poznanović

Testimonials

The team is very knowledgeable, efficient, focused and practical. It is highly regarded in the market and has a well-established contact network.

The firm has a good team, in which each member has his/her own specialty. Because of this, the lawyers can look at subjects from different angles and cover all eventual legal issues.

They listen, ask questions, understand completely what clients want, and try to find legal ways to reach their aims. They also answer requests in a very short time.

Nikola Poznanović is a partner with excellent legal knowledge.

Nikola Poznanović’s advice is always straightforward and he provides the necessary comfort to clients.

Key clients

Messer Group

Barentz International

Gastrans doo

PepsiCo

Karlovarské minerální vody

Gauselmann Group

BASF

Lidl

Edu Farm

Dr. Max

Banca Generali

Assicurazioni Generali

Mid Europa Partners

Victoria Group

Dispute resolution Tier 1

JPM Jankovic Popovic & Mitic consistently handles sensitive and complex cases involving commercial, competition, labour and corporate disputes, both in judicial proceedings and arbitrations. Djordje Novčić acts for companies from the financial services, insurance, IT, retail and professional services sectors. He also has extensive experience in insurance disputes. Jelena Milinovic focuses on disputes between companies, bankruptcy proceedings and damages claims.

Practice head(s):

Djordje Novčić

Testimonials

This is a law firm that solves problems, rather than just servicing clients.

The lawyers are professional, co-operative, available, quick in reacting and client orientated. They also have the ability to present difficult issues in a clear and simple manner.

JPM is valued for its dedication to satisfying clients’ legal requirements. The firm cannot be recommended highly enough – it stands unrivalled in the region.

Djordje Novcic is efficient, competent and has a problem-solving attitude. He understands clients’ wishes and time frames and does everything to achieve that. He is also a professional who is easy to work with.

Djordje Novcic’s style is very client oriented and he is highly capable of interfacing with foreign corporate headquarters.

Employment Tier 1

JPM Jankovic Popovic & Mitic acts for a significant number of longstanding clients from the retail, IT and automotive sectors. Jelena Nikolić's practice covers diligence procedures surrounding labour law, health and safety in the workplace, fire protection and disputes.

Practice head(s):

Jelena Nikolić

Testimonials

Clients have full confidence in JPM, which comes up with creative ideas on how to resolve risk scenarios. Clients can rely on their full support, including during negotiations in tough cases.

JPM is the best – it is always at clients’ disposal and always finds the best possible solutions within the legal boundaries.

They have great knowledge of market practices and offer insights on the best approach.

The whole team works together constructively.

The team is adaptable and professional.

Jelena Nikolić is very available and supportive – a really valuable business partner.

Jelena Nikolić is exceptional at always finding the most suitable solution to problems.

Key clients

AVON COSMETICS SCG DOO BEOGRAD

BASF SRBIJA DOO BEOGRAD

BEIERSDORF DOO BEOGRAD

COLAS RAIL

CONTITECH FLUID SERBIA DOO

COMPAREX AG

Continental Automotive d.o.o. Novi Sad

DECATHLON

DENSO THERMAL SYSTEMS

DEICHMANN TRGOVINA OBUĆOM SRB DOO

DEUTSCHE SCHULE BELGRAD

DECEUNINCK

Enterprise Services

Elektrotehnički Institut Nikola Tesla

Festo Gesellschaft

GIZ-KANCELARIJA BEOGRAD

IKEA SRBIJA DOO

Karlovarské minerální vody

Kolubara-Univerzal doo

MERKUR CASINO

MICROSOFT CORPORATION

MTU Aero Engines AG

Mylan EMEA SAS

NEW YORKER SRBIJA DOO

NORMA GRUPA JUGOISTOČNA EVROPA DOO SUBOTICA

NOACK & Co South East doo

Namics doo Beograd

PTC – Plugin

REHAU DOO

Scania Srbija doo

SurTec d.o.o.

Textile House d.o.o.

TOM TOMINTERNATIONAL BV

VAS AERO SERVICES

Xella International

Projects and energy Tier 1

JPM Jankovic Popovic & Mitic fields experts in energy, renewable energy, gas, mining, PPPs, direct foreign investment and project finance. It is particularly noted for its experience in exemption proceedings under the EU Gas Directive. Mining and energy department head, Jelena Gazivoda, advises on all stages of mining projects. Nikola Đorđević is an energy law specialist.

Practice head(s):

Jelena Gazivoda

Testimonials

JPM has for years been absolutely dominant on the legal energy market in Serbia. It has been involved in the most important energy projects realised in the natural gas sector. No firm on the Serbian legal market has such a team, expertise or understanding of the natural gas industry.

It has an excellent understanding of Serbia’s regulatory framework and practice, and it has very good communication lines with various regulators. The team is proactive and gets things done.

JPM provides a unique offering of high-quality and experienced local law advice across a broad spectrum of sectors. This is supplemented by JPM being better connected to governmental and regulatory authorities than most other firms in the market. The responsiveness is superb and fee earners across the board have a very high level of English, which makes for very efficient working and clear guidance.

Jelena Gazivoda is a person of ultimate trust. She is very smart, sharp, intelligent, dedicated, responsive, solutions oriented and the driving force of the JPM team.

Jelena Gazivoda is the best energy lawyer on the Serbian market. In addition to her high professionalism, knowledge and experience she is a person of character, a true leader and the one to whom clients can devote the most complex tasks.

Jelena Gazivoda inspires through her leadership and she has the same effect on her clients.

Nikola Đorđević is hardworking and very dedicated. He also knows the industry very well.

Key clients

Gastrans DOO

China Shandong International Economic & Technical Cooperation Group

Gazprom

Srbijagas

Yugorosgaz AD

Energy Community

Transportgas Srbija doo

Distribucijagas Srbija doo

Rakita Explorations doo

Linglong

Real estate and construction Tier 2

JPM Jankovic Popovic & Mitic is regularly involved in transactions in the energy, infrastructure, concessions and PPP sectors. Ivan Petrovic's practice focuses on real estate, construction contracts, permits, PPPs and litigation.

Practice head(s):

Ivan Petrovic

Testimonials

JPM is an excellent, trustworthy and professional firm.

JPM is one of the most experienced law firms in Serbia. It is capable of complying with the requirements of both EU legal practice and legislation.

The advice provided shows that the legal analysis is thorough and that specific industry requirements are considered. Responses are always timely.

Ivan Petrovic’s support and advice are great and he is always ready to support clients.

Key clients

GASTRANS doo Novi Sad

China Shandong International Economic & Technical Cooperation Group

Emmezeta Srbija

Xiangguang Copper

JP Srbijagas

Merkur Games

Horizon Energy

Intellectual property Tier 3

JPM Jankovic Popovic & Mitic's practice handles the filing of trade mark, patent and design applications; it also acts in infringement proceedings. Bojan Šunderić is a registered Serbian Intellectual Property Office and European Patent Office representative.

Practice head(s):

Bojan Šunderić

Testimonials

The team is experienced, well mannered and very professional.

Bojan Šunderić is exceptional – a wonderful lawyer with all the right answers and advice.

Key clients

BASF Srbija doo

Knorr-Bremse

INTEREUROPA

adp Gauselmann GmbH

ABB AG

Nutricia International

H&M HENNES & MAURITZ

Decathlon

Electrical Engineering Institute Nikola Tesla

CRH Serbia

Beiersdorf

The oldest commercial law firm in Serbia, JPM has been helping local and international businesses grow in Serbia and throughout the SEE region for almost 30 years. Rated as a top-tier law firm by all the leading legal directories (Chambers & Partners, Legal 500 and IFLR1000), we provide clients with full-service coverage and pride ourselves on truly understanding their sector and their business needs.

We have accumulated a wealth of knowledge in every major industrial and corporate sector, from energy to banking, transport, manufacturing and telecommunications, while remaining true to a pioneering spirit that has always drawn us to the latest trends and developments. Today we serve clients in growth sectors such as renewable energy, IT and life sciences, offering innovative solutions and a pro-active approach to broaching new ground.

We are known for working closely with clients and treating their problems as our own. Our lawyers pride themselves on being team players, fast and available, specialised in terms of practice area and industry, but versatile and creative in their thinking. We believe our advice should be tailor-made and that even the thorniest issue has a legal solution.

Our membership of Lex Mundi (the world’s premiere network of independent law firms) and the TLA (a regional alliance of leading firms from Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia) means we have close working relationships with first-rate firms throughout the region and around the world, enabling us to operate as the perfect hub for SEE and other multi-jurisdictional transactions.

Department Name Email Telephone
Corporate Nenad Popovic nenad.popovic@jpm.rs +38112076850
Corporate Jelena Gazivoda jelena.gazivoda@jpm.rs +38112076850
Privatisation Nikola Jankovic nikola.jankovic@jpm.rs +38112076850
Privatisation Aleksandar Hadzic aleksandar.hadzic@jpm.rs +38112076850
Banking and finance Nenad Popovic nenad.popovic@jpm.rs +38112076850
Commercial litigation Djordje Novcic djordje.novcic@jpm.rs +38112076850
International trade Zoran Teodosijevic zoran.teodosijevic@jpm.rs +38112076850
Competition Nikola Poznanovic nikola.poznanovic@jpm.rs +38112076850
Labour/employment Jelena Nikolic jelena.nikolic@jpm.rs +38112076850
Energy, infrastructure and PPP Jelena Gazivoda jelena.gazivoda@jpm.rs +38112076850
Energy, infrastructure and PPP Nikola Djordjevic nikola.djordjevic@jpm.rs +38112076850
IP, broadcasting and advertising Bojan Sunderic bojan.sunderic@jpm.rs +38112076850
Privacy / Data Use and Security Ivan Milosevic ivan.milosevic@jpm.rs +38112076850
Public procurement Ivan Milosevic ivan.milosevic@jpm.rs +38112076850
Taxation Nikola Djordjevic nikola.djordjevic@jpm.rs +38112076850
Data protection Ivan Milosevic ivan.milosevic@jpm.rs +38112076850
Corporate advisory and compliance Nenad Popovic nenad.popovic@jpm.rs +38112076850
Corporate advisory and compliance Milos Mitic milos.mitic@jpm.rs +38112076850
Regulatory/consumer protection/gaming Jelena Stankovic Lukic jelena.stankovic@jpm.rs +38112076850
Regulatory/consumer protection/gaming Bojan Sunderic bojan.sunderic@jpm.rs +38112076850
Real estate and construction Milos Mitic milos.mitic@jpm.rs +38112076850
Real estate and construction Ivan Petrovic milos.mitic@jpm.rs +38112076850
Number of lawyers : 38
English
French
German
Italian
Russian
Serbian
Lex Mundi
TLA Top-tier Legal Adriatic
Contacts : Nikola Jankovic
Contacts : Nenad Popovic
Contacts : Milos Mitic
Contacts : Jelena Gazivoda

We at JPM Jankovic Popovic Mitic are dedicated to the principles of diversity. We believe that by recruiting, hiring, and promoting people of different cultures, backgrounds, beliefs and preferences, the quality of our work life is enhanced and the legal services that we provide to our clients is more creative. Our vision is to promote a culture where all talented contributors can have and can see a path to long-term success.

Our leadership role in diversity within the legal community requires us to not only support diversity within our firm but to also promote the principles of diversity in the communities in which we live.

For some law firms diversity is just a good business practice. But diversity for JPM Jankovic Popovic Mitic is not just a business practice, it reflects who we are, individually and as a firm, and how we live our lives outside of the workplace.


CLIENT: CEO

COMPANY/FIRM: Serbian Company active in retail

TESTIMONIAL:  JPM is one of the leading Serbian law firms providing full scale legal services in all practice areas we need. JPM is offering a great service at competitive price. Deadlines are always met, response is quick and up to the point. All lawyers and associates are pragmatic and client oriented.


CLIENT: Corporate Compliance Officer

COMPANY/FIRM: Multinational Company active in construction sector

TESTIMONIAL: The overall services provided by JPM lawyers were of a high professional standards. In our opinion, the JPM lawyers have profound knowledge of legislation and legal practice.  We would, also, point out a short response time even in case of complex matters. For these reasons, we are very satisfied with the services provided by JPM. Based on our experience, we think that JPM law office is one of the top-ranking law offices in Serbia.


CLIENT: CFO

COMPANY/FIRM: Multinational Corporation active in energy sector

TESTIMONIAL: JPM has been involved in our business since day one and is as such extremely familiar with our requirements. They offer the tremendous advantage of providing a broad range of practice groups and areas, and

are hence very responsive to the vast multitude of issues businesses face. They provide excellent value for money in comparison to much slower foreign practices we work with across our group.


International

The oldest commercial law firm in Serbia, JPM has been helping local and international businesses grow in Serbia and throughout the SEE region for almost 30 years.

We have accumulated a wealth of knowledge in every major industrial and corporate sector, from energy to banking, transport, manufacturing and telecommunications, while remaining true to a pioneering spirit that has always drawn us to the latest trends and developments. Today we serve clients in growth sectors such as renewable energy, IT and life sciences, offering innovative solutions and a proactive approach to breaching new ground.

Clients

We offer our clients comprehensive legal advice with lawyers specialised in all the key industries and practice areas.

We are known for working closely with clients and treating their problems as our own. Our lawyers pride themselves on being team players, fast and available, specialised in terms of practice area and industry, but versatile and creative in their thinking. We believe our advice should be tailor-made and that even the thorniest issue has a legal solution.

The networks

Our membership of Lex Mundi (the world’s premiere network of independent law firms) and the TLA (a regional alliance of leading firms from Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia) means we have close working relationships with first-rate firms throughout the region and around the world, enabling us to operate as the perfect hub for SEE and other multi-jurisdictional transactions.