Radovanovic Stojanovic & Partners AOD > Belgrade, Serbia > Firm Profile

Radovanovic Stojanovic & Partners AOD
Kralja Milana 10 B/5
11000 BELGRADE
Serbia

Serbia > Competition Tier 2

Launched in 2021, Radovanović Stojanović & Partners AOD already has a reputation for ‘outstanding‘ competition expertise. The practice acts in a broad range of proceedings before the competition authorities, with recent highlights including an antitrust infringement case and individual exemption proceedings. It also advises on significant multi-jurisdictional merger filings. Name partner and competition practice head Raško Radovanović was previously Petrikic & Partneri AOD in cooperation with CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz‘s CEE competition practice group co-ordinator. Anja Tasić, who joined the firm as a partner alongside Radovanović, heads the merger control and state aid practices.

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

The team’s expertise in competition matters is outstanding.

What really makes them unique in a saturated market such as Serbia’s is the combination of their experience, flexibility and competitiveness.

A go-to firm for competition matters.

When it comes to competition law, they follow EU trends and manage to apply them in the regional business context.

Raško Radovanović is an experienced lawyer, who is used to handling all types of complex competition law-related matters. He has the ability to think outside the box and to produce innovative solutions.

Raško Radovanović is very well connected and understands the business side of things. In his approach to clients, he is proactive and known for his clear and practical advice.

Anja Tasić is probably the most flexible competition practitioner on the market: she is able to advise equally on large-scale commercial transactions, major public investment projects and sophisticated policy initiatives.

Key clients

Porsche Holding

Michelin

British American Tobacco

Renault-Nissan

Kärcher

Tigar Tyres

Knauf

Novartis

Decathlon

Work highlights

  • Representing Porsche Holding in an investigation initiated by Serbia’s competition authority into alleged resale price issues.
  • Advising Michelin on the competition law issues surrounding its distribution network.
  • Advising British American Tobacco on the day-to-day competition law aspects of its distribution arrangements, individual exemption requirements, commercial conditions and commercial campaigns.

Serbia > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Radovanovic Stojanovic & Partners AOD‘s corporate and M&A practice head Saša Stojanović joined from BDK Advokati AOD in February 2021 and regularly advises on large-scale domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, joint ventures and restructurings.

Serbia > Employment

Incorporated in early 2021, Radovanovic Stojanovic & Partners AOD hired employment, immigration, health and safety, and data protection specialist Nikola Cincović from BDK Advokati AOD to head its employment practice.

Radovanovic Stojanovic & Partners is a commercial law firm with a business-oriented approach devoted to establishing exceptionally constructive and synergetic relationships with its clients.

Services: Radovanovic Stojanovic & Partners advises on all areas of commercial law and resolves complex legal matters promptly and professionally in order to secure a firm legal path to successful business operations of its clients.

Among the firm’s frequent clients are companies from the automotive, FMCG, banking, insurance, construction, retail, real estate, telecommunications and IT industries. The firm frequently plays a major role as legal advisor in many large-scale deals, prominent investigations and compliance matters in Serbia, Montenegro, North Macedonia as well as Bosnia and Herzegovina.

International: Radovanovic Stojanovic & Partners is acting as international legal counsel and single point of contact to many clients in their cross-border matters. The firm’s close cooperation with the leading independent law firms in many jurisdictions enables it to resolve clients’ complex legal matters promptly, professionally and with the same high-quality standards worldwide.

The firm’s German desk includes lawyers who gained their extensive professional experience in leading Austrian and German law firms as well as top graduates from leading Austrian and German universities. By combining its legal expertise with the linguistic and cultural knowledge, the firm is the first port of call for German speaking clients requiring professional legal advice.

Team: The firm’s team members are highly recommended top-tier specialists with extensive international experience who deliver practical solutions tailored to clients’ needs.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Corporate/M&A Sasa Stojanovicsasa.stojanovic@rspartners.rs
Competition/Antitrust Rasko Radovanovicrasko.radovanovic@rspartners.rs
State Aid Anja Tasicanja.tasic@rspartners.rs
Employment Nikola Cincovicnikola.cincovic@rspartners.rs
Banking, finance and capital markets Sasa Stojanovicsasa.stojanovic@rspartners.rs
Compliance Rasko Radovanovicrasko.radovanovic@rspartners.rs
Data Protection Nikola Cincovicnikola.cincovic@rspartners.rs
Commercial Rasko Radovanovicrasko.radovanovic@rspartners.rs
Real Estate Sasa Stojanovicsasa.stojanovic@rspartners.rs
Dispute Resolution Rasko Radovanovicrasko.radovanovic@rspartners.rs
PhotoNamePositionProfile
Nikola Cincović photo Nikola CincovićPartner Attorney-at-law
Živko Kovačević photo Živko KovačevićAttorney-at-law
Raško Radovanović photo Raško RadovanovićPartner Attorney-at-law
Saša Stojanović photoDr Saša StojanovićPartner attorney-at-law
Anja Tasić photo Anja TasićPartner Attorney-at-law
Number of lawyers : 10
Serbian
English
German
Greek
Bosnian
Croatian
Montenegrin
Serbian Bar Association
IBA (International Bar Association)

CLIENT:
COMPANY/FIRM: MK Holding Limited
TESTIMONIAL: Radovanović Stojanović & Partners is an excellent port of call for international M&A transactions with a Serbian element. Members of their team have a straightforward approach supported by excellent knowledge and are leading individuals in M&A not only in Serbia but in the entire SEE region. Exceptional availability, engagement and quality is what the firm stands out with.


CLIENT:
COMPANY/FIRM: Soravia Group
TESTIMONIAL: Radovanović Stojanović & Partners is our first choice for deals in Serbia. The team’s strengths are their international experience, amazing response times and high-quality legal advice. In comparison to other law firms present in the region, they always go the extra mile and deliver practical solutions tailored to our needs. Excellent negotiation skills.


CLIENT:
COMPANY/FIRM: British American Tobacco
TESTIMONIAL: The team is very responsive, highly practical and attentive to our needs and objectives. Above all, they have profound understanding of our industry and truly recognize our needs and requirements. At all times, they provide a clear and concise advice supported by practical solutions, which helps us in taking the right decision at the right time.


CLIENT:
COMPANY/FIRM: ISIC Association
TESTIMONIAL: Radovanović Stojanović & Partners’ employment team is comprised of true experts with a professional, insightful, and strategic approach to each matter. Their devotion to the client is outstanding. The team solves even the most complex legal issues by providing a practical and concrete legal advice.


CLIENT:
COMPANY/FIRM: Decathlon
TESTIMONIAL: Devoted lawyers of Radovanović Stojanović & Partners law firm do an excellent job, are always extremely responsive and can suggest efficient and practical solutions. Their proactive, thorough and deliberate approach is remarkable. The firm is a highly recommendable legal advisor and trusted legal partner, who is always a pleasure to work with.


  1. In 2021, Radovanović Stojanović & Partners, as lead counsel, advised AIK Banka a.d., Gorenjska Banka d.d. and Agri Europe Cyprus Limited on the acquisition of Sberbank Europe AG’s subsidiary banks in Serbia (Sberbank Srbija a.d. Beograd), Bosnia and Herzegovina (Sberbank BH d.d. Sarajevo and Sberbank a.d. Banja Luka), Croatia (Sberbank d.d.), Hungary (Sberbank Magyarország Zrt.) and Slovenia (Sberbank banka d.d.), with total assets of EUR 7.329 bn, 162 branches and approximately 600,000 clients (as of YE 2020). The firm also advised on the regulatory and merger control aspects of the Project. This included the preparation of six regulatory filings to central banks and seven merger filings to national competition authorities – Radovanović Stojanović & Partners coordinated all the filings and acted as a single point of contact for the clients.
  2. Radovanović Stojanović & Partners advised Soravia Group on the sale of the New Mill office building located in Belgrade, Serbia. The firm advised the client on the entire sale process, including the deal structuring and all transaction documents.
  3. Radovanović Stojanović & Partners acts for British American Tobacco, the world’s leading tobacco producer in competition/antitrust matters and advises BAT on distribution arrangements, individual exemption requirements, commercial conditions as well as commercial campaigns.
  4. Radovanović Stojanović & Partners provides full legal support to Decathlon – one of the world’s leading retail sportswear, equipment and accessories company. This includes day-to-day advisory on employment, data protection, commercial, corporate, tax, and general compliance matters.

Radovanović Stojanović & Partners continuously acts as international legal counsel and single point of contact to its clients with respect to their cross-border matters. The firm’s close cooperation with the leading independent law firms in many jurisdictions helps them resolve complex legal matters promptly, professionally and with the same high-quality standards worldwide.

The firm offers an international, fully integrated legal advice characterized by commercial and cultural awareness of its multilingual and multi-qualified team of lawyers.

Team

The team is comprised of lawyers with an extensive international background who worked in Austria, Germany, Greece and Belgium and graduated at top universities in the United Kingdom, Austria, Germany and Greece.

The firm’s partner Saša Stojanović is also a qualified lawyer in Austria and Greece.

Network

Radovanović Stojanović & Partners’ works closely with top-tier law firms in various jurisdictions, with a particular focus on Central and Southeast Europe. This network allows the firm to act as a one stop shop for international clients and provide a comprehensive and coordinated advice for multiple jurisdictions.

German Desk

Radovanović Stojanović & Partners’ German Desk includes lawyers who gained their extensive professional experience in leading Austrian and German law firms as well as top graduates from leading Austrian and German universities. By combining their legal expertise with their linguistic and cultural knowledge, Radovanović Stojanović & Partners is the first port of call for German-speaking clients doing or looking to do business in Serbia.

The firm’s German Desk is led by partners Saša Stojanović and Raško Radovanović.

Greek Desk

The Greek Desk is led by partner Saša Stojanović who is a qualified lawyer in and has gained professional experience in a top-tier law firm based in Athens. The strength of the firm’s Greek Desk is further enhanced by their close cooperation with the leading Greek and Cypriot law firms, tax and financial advisors.

Radovanović Stojanović & Partners is a Recommended Legal Counsel of the Greek Embassy in Serbia and a member of the Hellenic Business Association of Serbia.