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JPM Jankovic Popovic & Mitic

Banking and finance Tier 1

JPM Jankovic Popovic & Mitic is experienced in project finance, PPPs, NPLs, restructurings and other complex finance transactions. Jelena Gazivoda is highly rated; Nenad Popovic assisted Victoria Group JSC Belgrade (and group companies) with financial restructuring issues.

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 1

JPM Jankovic Popovic & Mitic's diverse corporate practice assists clients in industry sectors such as telecoms, aviation, retail, healthcare and mining; it also has deal experience in relation to construction, life sciences, energy and IT. Highlights included advising Vela Operating Group on the acquisition of Belgrade-based software company IN2 Informatički Inženjering; and acting for Dr Max Group, a group member of Penta Investment Group, on the acquisition of a chain of pharmacies. Jelena GazivodaNenad Popovic, Nikola Poznanovic and Nikola Đorđević are all experienced practitioners. Marko Jovković and Uros Markovic left to found MVJ marković vukotić jovković.

Competition Tier 1

JPM Jankovic Popovic & Mitic assists with M&A notifications, restrictive agreements' individual exemptions, competition law compliance, investigation proceedings, and antitrust and damages claims. Nikola Poznanovic advised Barentz, which provides ingredients for the pharmaceutical, personal and home care, food and nutrition, and animal nutrition industries, on the competition law aspects of its acquisition of a Serbian company.

Dispute resolution Tier 1

JPM Jankovic Popovic & Mitic's 'dedicated team provides high-level services at reasonable costs'. It has expertise in handling sensitive and complex cases in a range of corporate and commercial, competition and labour law disputes. The practice acted for German chemical company BASF in several disputes, which related to the sale and purchase of chemical products in Serbia. Djordje Novcic is 'an excellent lawyer'; Dino Jusufović left the firm.

Employment Tier 1

JPM Jankovic Popovic & Mitic's 'employment law expertise is impressive'. The team assists with employment policies and procedures as well as  litigation; Microsoft Software and Merkur Games are clients. Zorica Alavantic is 'an excellent lawyer' and recently promoted Jelena Aleksic is 'dedicated, efficient and responsive'.

Projects and energy Tier 1

JPM Jankovic Popovic & Mitic's 'professionals are true leaders on the Serbian market'. The team is highly rated for its experience in energy, infrastructure, concessions and PPP work; it acted for the concessionaire in a high-profile motorway concession project, one of the largest infrastructure projects in South East Europe. Jelena Gazivoda is 'completely devoted to clients' needs'.

Real estate and construction Tier 2

JPM Jankovic Popovic & Mitic's scope of work covers real estate law, construction law, strategic projects, PPPs and concessions. The practice advised a Chinese construction company on real estate and construction matters, including the design and construction of a motorway intended to connect Romania, Serbia, Montenegro and Italy. Ivan Petrovic was made partner, while former partners Uros Markovic and Nikola Vukotic left to found MVJ marković vukotić jovković.

Next Generation Partners

Intellectual property Tier 3

JPM Jankovic Popovic & Mitic recently advised Petrino Investments on the registration of an international trade mark for Serbia. Bojan Šunderić was made partner.

Next Generation Partners

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 +38112076850
Corporate Jelena Gazivoda +38112076850
Privatisation Nikola Jankovic +38112076850
Privatisation Aleksandar Hadzic +38112076850
Banking and finance Nenad Popovic +38112076850
Commercial litigation Djordje Novcic +38112076850
International trade Zoran Teodosijevic +38112076850
Competition Nikola Poznanovic +38112076850
Labour/employment Jelena Nikolic +38112076850
Energy, infrastructure and PPP Jelena Gazivoda +38112076850
Energy, infrastructure and PPP Nikola Djordjevic +38112076850
IP, broadcasting and advertising Bojan Sunderic +38112076850
Privacy / Data Use and Security Ivan Milosevic +38112076850
Public procurement Ivan Milosevic +38112076850
Taxation Nikola Djordjevic +38112076850
Data protection Ivan Milosevic +38112076850
Corporate advisory and compliance Nenad Popovic +38112076850
Corporate advisory and compliance Milos Mitic +38112076850
Regulatory/consumer protection/gaming Jelena Stankovic Lukic +38112076850
Regulatory/consumer protection/gaming Bojan Sunderic +38112076850
Real estate and construction Milos Mitic +38112076850
Real estate and construction Ivan Petrovic +38112076850
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Nikola Djordjevic  photo Mr Nikola Djordjevic
Ms Jelena Gazivoda  photo Ms Jelena Gazivoda
Mr Dragan Grbic  photo Mr Dragan Grbic
Mr Aleksandar Hadzic  photo Mr Aleksandar Hadzic
Mr Nikola Jankovic  photo Mr Nikola Jankovic
Ms Bojana Javoric  photo Ms Bojana Javoric
Mr Stefan Jovicic  photo Mr Stefan Jovicic
Mr Ivan Milosevic  photo Mr Ivan Milosevic
Mr Milos Mitic  photo Mr Milos Mitic
Mr Marko Mrdja  photo Mr Marko Mrdja
Ms Jelena Nikolic  photo Ms Jelena Nikolic
Mr Djordje Novcic  photo Mr Djordje Novcic
Mr Ivan Petrovic  photo Mr Ivan Petrovic
Mr Nenad Popovic  photo Mr Nenad Popovic
Mr Nikola Poznanovic  photo Mr Nikola Poznanovic
Ms Anja Sakan  photo Ms Anja Sakan
Ms Jelena Stankovic Lukic  photo Ms Jelena Stankovic Lukic
Mr Bojan Sunderic  photo Mr Bojan Sunderic
Mr Zoran Teodosijevic  photo Mr Zoran Teodosijevic
Number of lawyers : 38
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 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.


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.


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.