Firm Profile > Bojovic Draškovic Popovic & Partners > Belgrade, Serbia

Bojovic Draškovic Popovic & Partners
FRANCUSKA 27
11000 BELGRADE
Serbia

Employment Tier 1

Providing 'consistently speedy, quality responses', Bojović Drašković Popović & Partners fields experts in employment contracts, day-to-day labour law issues, recruitment, employment terminations, and HR strategies and policies. Other areas of notable strengths are social benefits, secondments, compliance and anti-discrimination, along with health and safety measures, diversity issues, and HR-related corporate governance. Particularly well known for his expertise in advising on the employment aspects of major transactions in the region, Vuk Drašković heads the firm’s employment practice, of which senior associate Miloš Andrejević is a key member.

Practice head(s):

Vuk Drašković

Other key lawyers:

Miloš Andrejević

Testimonials

Ability to look beyond legal matters and advise clients on their options, while bearing in mind other matters like accounting, tax and talent retention.

Good teamwork and co-ordination in order to meet client expectations.

Consistently speedy, quality responses.

A highly reliable partner to collaborate with or instruct on employment-related matters.

Vuk Drašković and his team provide very high levels of service, answering in a timely manner and always at disposal for additional answers and help.

Key clients

Pepeliaev Group

Gazprom Neft

Pepco

The Walt Disney Company (formerly Fox Networks Group)

Elias Eco

Mace

MSC Global Shipping Company

Global Upside

DeFacto

Turkie Maarif School

Labena

Poseidon Human Capital

Qcerris

Advertima

Samsung

Philips

Signify

AC Nielsen

adidas Group

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

Bojovic Draškovic Popovic & Partners 'has a very strong commercial, corporate and M&A practice' that handles cross-border M&A, as well as local transactions. IT sector specialist and corporate, commercial and M&A group head, Vuk Drašković, consistently acts on large M&A transactions in the region; and admitted to practice before the New York Bar, Uroš Popović provides both Serbia- and US-compliant advice. Marija Bojović is also a corporate and commercial law specialist, while Mario KijanovićMilica Pešterić and Miloš Andrejević are key senior associates.

Practice head(s):

Vuk Drašković

Other key lawyers:

Uroš Popović; Marija Bojović; Mario Kijanović; Milica Pešterić; Miloš Andrejević

Testimonials

All key business support aspects are covered within the team, with easy access to experts in specific areas and excellent internal team co-ordination.’

Easy communication, professional attitude, speedy responses and a reliable service.

The team has solid legal knowledge, and is very proactive and business oriented.

A pleasure to work with – we see them as a reliable partner.

They provide a consistent quality of service, routinely addressing our requirements and needs. And most importantly, they cover all possible aspects of a transaction and all our concerns are resolved excellently.’

The team has a very strong commercial, corporate and M&A practice that demonstrates in-depth knowledge of Serbian corporate law and governance involving state-owned enterprises. Their delivery in English was also impeccable.’

The firm is a highly reliable partner for M&A projects that involve international elements, and the team is highly versed, intelligent and experienced. 

‘I work with Vuk Drašković and I have only words of praise for him. He is professional and friendly at the same time, and completely committed to our needs and our success. Senior associate Milica Pešterić is also a really good and efficient lawyer.

Key clients

Turkie Maarif School

Pepco

Mace

The Walt Disney Company

MSC Global Shipping Company

Colgate Palmolive

FitPass Limited

Tata Communications

EBRD

Competition Tier 2

Bojović Drašković Popović & Partners' 'very client-oriented and practical' team is particularly focused on merger control and abuse of dominant market positions; it is also experienced in advising on vertical and horizontal commercial agreements, as well as assisting with compliance work. In addition, clients benefit from the firm's niche specialisation in US law-compatible advice, through New York Bar-admitted competition head Uroš Popović, who is 'always available, to the point, precise and practical'.

Practice head(s):

Uroš Popović

Other key lawyers:

Mario Kijanović

Testimonials

Very client-oriented and practical team, as well as knowledgable and meticulous.

Uroš Popović is the attorney that I would choose to advise me – always available, to the point, precise, and practical. He finds solutions.

Key clients

The Association of the Cement Industry of Serbia – CIS

MSC Global Shipping Company

The Walt Disney Company

Pepco

Banjaluka Brewery

International Medical Centers

adidas Group

Samsung

Philips

Signify

Real estate and construction Tier 2

Bojovic Draškovic Popovic & Partners' assistance with real estate transactions often contains components of development projects and acquisitions, as well as cross-border and local M&A features, and financing and taxation issues. Real estate head Marija Bojović 'has great local knowledge and adds substantial value to complex businesses' and, acting on various real estate matters, Uroš Popović provides additional support at partner level. Senior associate Mario Kijanović is another key real estate group member.

Practice head(s):

Marija Bojović

Other key lawyers:

Uroš Popović; Mario Kijanović

Testimonials

Marija Bojović has great local knowledge and adds substantial value to complex businesses.

Senior associate Mario Kijanović has extensive knowledge of our business.

Key clients

Delta Real Estate Group

CWPR Services

Feka Automotive

Pepco

Elias Eco

Elicio

Poseidon Group

Our Endowment

Banking and finance Tier 3

Acting in high-profile financings, Bojovic Draškovic Popovic & Partners' expertise includes derivatives, along with structured, project, acquisition and leveraged finance. Marija Bojović is practice head, with key support provided by corporate and commercial and M&A leader Vuk DraškovićUroš Popović, who is both Serbia and US qualified; and the 'highly efficient' senior associate Milica Pešterić.

Practice head(s):

Marija Bojović

Other key lawyers:

Vuk Drašković; Uroš Popović; Milica Pešterić

Testimonials

The whole team treats us with special attention, and is always fast and responsive, while covering all aspects of the transaction.

I only have praise for Vuk Drašković; he is professional, capable of covering all aspects of a deal, and completely committed to our needs and success.

Senior associate Milica Pešterić is a highly efficient lawyer.

Key clients

HPS Investment Partners

FitPass Serbia

Clifford Chance

Tenpay Payment Technology Co.

WinsedSwiss Eduaction Group

MSC Global Shipping Company

Shyft

Amadeus IT Group

Advertima

Delta Real Estate Group

Samsung

Dornano Partners

Servier

Dispute resolution Tier 3

Bojovic Draškovic Popovic & Partners  'does excellent work and protects clients' interests well'. Marija Bojović has longstanding arbitration experience, and Uroš Popović and Vuk Drašković both have extensive experience in major dispute resolution matters in Serbia and Montenegro. Senior associate Stefan Golubović  is also a key member of the team.

Practice head(s):

Marija Bojović; Uroš Popović

Other key lawyers:

Vuk Drašković; Stefan Golubović

Testimonials

A very active and professional law firm that does excellent work and protects clients’ interests well.

Marija Bojović has great local knowledge.

Key clients

Halkbank

Cabinet Moyersoen

Pluto Housing Corporation

McCann

Tenth Planet

Samsung

Philips

adidas Group

DeFacto

Titan Machinery

Projects and energy Tier 3

Bojovic Draškovic Popovic & Partners' energy team regularly works alongside its competition, regulatory, corporate and commercial, and dispute resolution colleagues on energy, natural resources, environment and infrastructure projects. Examples include waste management, biofuels, smart grids, mining, and hydro and wind power matters. Uroš Popović is the energy head, while Marija Bojović is the infrastructure leader.

Practice head(s):

Uroš Popović; Marija Bojović

Other key lawyers:

Mario Kijanović; Milica Pešterić

Key clients

Elicio

Elias Eco

Telia Carrier

Turkie Maarif School

CWPR Services

Our EndowmentChina Railway International Co., Ltd.

Montenegro > Leading firms Tier 3

The Montenegrin desk team at Bojovic Draškovic Popovic & Partners is highly rated for its range of expertise. Areas include corporate, commercial and M&A. Practice head Vuk Drašković, is primarily focused on finance, employment law, regulatory matters and M&A. Drašković is also experienced in the natural resources, food and beverage, healthcare, pharmaceuticals and public sectors.

Practice head(s):

Vuk Drašković

Other key lawyers:

Uroš Popović; Mario Kijanović; Miloš Andrejević

Testimonials

The firm has incredible legal professionals and reliable partners. We have worked with them on several cross-border projects involving Serbia and Montenegro and they are our lawyers of first choice.

They have great legal knowledge and an international mindset, while also understanding the local specifics – the whole team is great! They are responsive trusted advisers you can always count on!

A highly reliable partner to collaborate with or instruct in relation to M&A projects that involve international elements. The team is highly intelligent and experienced, and their command of the English language is akin to native speakers.

The team is very responsive and stands out in the Montenegro market for its expertise.

I would particularly point out the expertise of Vuk Drašković.

Key clients

EOS Matrix Montenegro

AC Nielsen Montenegro

Dentons

Signify

The Walt Disney Company

Labena

Mace Montenegro

Samsung

Tenth Planet

Philips

Bojović Drašković Popović & Partners is a leading full-service business law firm providing legal services in both Serbia and in Montenegro.

Determined to achieve results, Bojović Drašković Popović & Partners is deeply committed to its clients’ success.

Clients have consistent access to partners and a responsive team of legal experts to guide them through the challenges of doing business in Southeast Europe.

Department Name Email Telephone
Arbitration Marija Bojovic
Banking and finance Marija Bojovic
Banking and finance Mario Kijanovic
Competition Uros Popovic
Corporate and commercial Vuk Draskovic
Corporate and commercial Milica Pesteric
Data protection Uros Popovic
Data protection Milos Andrejevic
Dispute resolution Marija Bojovic
Dispute resolution Milos Andrejevic
Dispute resolution Stefan Golubovic
Employment Milos Andrejevic
Employment Vuk Draskovic
Energy Uros Popovic
Energy Milica Pesteric
Infrastructure Mario Kijanovic
Infrastructure Milica Pesteric
Immigration Vuk Draskovic
Immigration Milos Andrejevic
Intellectual property Uros Popovic
Intellectual property Mario Kijanovic
M&A Vuk Draskovic
Outsourcing Vuk Draskovic
Real estate Mario Kijanovic
Regulatory Vuk Draskovic
Restructuring Vuk Draskovic
Tax Marija Bojovic
Tax Mario Kijanovic
Technology, media and telecommunications Uros Popovic
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Miloš Andrejević  photo Mr Miloš Andrejević Senior Associate
Ms Marija Bojović  photo Ms Marija Bojović Managing Partner
Mr Vuk Draskovic  photo Mr Vuk Draskovic Managing Partner
 Stefan Golubovic photo Stefan Golubovic Senior Associate
Mr Mario Kijanović  photo Mr Mario Kijanović Senior Associate
 Ognjen Mirković  photo Ognjen Mirković Associate
Ms Milica Pešterić  photo Ms Milica Pešterić Senior Associate
Ms Tamara Popović  photo Ms Tamara Popović Associate
 Uros Popovic photo Uros Popovic Managing Partner
Mr Aleksandar Stojačić  photo Mr Aleksandar Stojačić Associate
Ms Simona Vračar  photo Ms Simona Vračar Associate
Number of lawyers : 12
English
French
Italian
Serbian
Serbian Bar Association
International Bar Association
Foreign Investors Council
AMCHAM
British-Serbian Chamber of Commerce
French-Serbian Chamber of Commerce
Italian-Serbian Chamber of Commerce
Canadian-Serbian Chamber of Commerce

CLIENT: adidas
COMPANY/FIRM: Bojović Drašković Popović & Partners
TESTIMONIAL: “We widely respect Marija Bojović from Bojović Drašković Popović & Partners for her strong grasp of local and international issues, and ability to give hands-on practical and easily understandable advice. We have built a true partnership, based on mutual trust and efficiency.”


CLIENT: Philips
COMPANY/FIRM: Bojović Drašković Popović & Partners
TESTIMONIAL: “We praise Vuk Drašković for giving his full attention at any time, with commendable promptness and accuracy, which is the reason why Bojović Drašković Popović & Partners is a long-term business partner, not just another legal service provider.”


CLIENT: Samsung
COMPANY/FIRM: Bojović Drašković Popović & Partners
TESTIMONIAL: “In this highly innovative, fast-paced and progressive sector, we seek professionals not only for their legal experience, but also their ability to understand particular specifics of our sophisticated and diverse business. Uroš Popović from Bojović Drašković Popović & Partners is one such rare professional. His legal expertise is comprehensive and reliable.”


Bojović Drašković Popović & Partners (BD2P) is a leading full-service business law firm providing legal services in both Serbia and in Montenegro. Our clients have consistent access to partners and a responsive team of legal experts to guide them through the challenges of doing business in the Southeast Europe. All partners at Bojović Drašković Popović & Partners are members of the Serbian Bar Association and the International Bar Association and partner Uroš Popović is admitted to practice law in the state of New York (New York State Bar Association).  

First-class client service requires a strong commitment to understanding and getting to know different markets and different people. For this reason, we have established the following international desks:  

  • French 
  • USA 
  • Montenegrin  

Regional presence 

Bojović Drašković Popović & Partners has an extensive regional reach through SELA – The South East Legal Alliance. SELA is a regional network of independent law firms advising clients on their operations across South East Europe. The alliance was conceived and co-founded by Bojović Drašković Popović & Partners of Serbia / Montenegro,  Dimitrijević & Partners of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Žurić i Partneri of Croatia, and was joined by Apostolska Aleksandrovski & Partners of North Macedonia,  Kirm Perpar of Slovenia, Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. of Bulgaria and Hoxha, Memi & Hoxha of Albania / Kosovo*. 

The network currently covers 8 jurisdictions:  

  • Albania 
  • Bosnia & Herzegovina 
  • Bulgaria 
  • Croatia 
  • North Macedonia 
  • Montenegro 
  • Serbia  
  • Slovenia 

Bojović Drašković Popović & Partners, together with the members of SELA, have become official partners of the Grimaldi AllianceGrimaldi is a leading Italian law firm, with a presence in four large Italian cities, including Milan, Rome, Bari and Parma. Grimaldi also has offices in Lugano, Brussels, London and New York City.  

The firm is also a member of the Nextlaw Global Referral Network, the world’s largest referral network by the international law firm Dentons. 

Bojović Drašković Popović & Partners is a founding member of the BRILA – Belt and Road International Lawyers Association, established by the All China Lawyers Association. 

The team 

Every member of our team of legal experts possesses extensive experience and an excellent understanding of both local and regional legal markets.  

Having worked on some of the largest projects in both Serbia and in the region, our lawyers are able to provide legal support in EnglishFrenchItalian and Serbian. 


Bojović Drašković Popović & Partners is fully committed to the principles of diversity. Diversity, equity, differentiation, and uniqueness are among the goals that our law firm strives to achieve when it comes to our team and services. We firmly believe that a strong commitment to diversity enables a company to build a unique team and create a unique combination of an inclusive environment and opportunity for growth and development both individually and as a team.

Hence our belief that an inclusive and diverse workplace makes us stronger and more effective, as it provides the opportunity for an individual to achieve the fullest potential. Not only do we cultivate and nurture existing diversity when it comes to gender, nationality, cultural background, socio-economic status, and sexual orientation, but we also proactively implement these beliefs in our hiring process. We believe that diversity opens up the mind, broadens horizons and generally makes us all better people.

An environment that cultivates diversity awakens social responsibility, which is a duty every individual and every company has to perform to maintain the balance between the economy and the ecosystem. Bojović Drašković Popović & Partners is especially proud to be a socially responsible firm supporting several humanitarian activities and non-profit organizations and events. The sense of responsibility towards the community and the environment, both ecologically and socially, motivates us to move forward and constantly explore new ways to better care about the increasingly globalized society that we are all a part of.

In our effort to cultivate a diversified work culture, we are also trying to make a positive impact on the society:

  • We have created the “We care” platform through which we implement various support programs, both internally and externally;
  • We have been supporters of the Belgrade Dance Festival, a festival that provides tremendous support to both local and international professional dancers, teachers, choreographers and representatives of all artistic fields. We are proud to have been a part of the festival for a few years in a row now, and plan to continue supporting it;
  • We also support UNICEF, NURDOR, and other humanitarian organizations;
  • We continue to support the Belgrade Faculty of Law team for the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court in Vienna.

Bojović & Partners Advises Poseidon Group on Co-Investment Partnership in Capitol Park Sombor with

Bojović & Partners has advised Poseidon Group, a British property investment, development and management company, on the structuring of its co-investment partnership in the retail park project “Capitol Park Sombor with Mitiska REIM, advised by Schoenherr.