Dr Radivoje Petrikić > Petrikic & Partneri AOD in cooperation with CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz > Belgrade, Serbia > Lawyer Profile

Petrikic & Partneri AOD in cooperation with CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz
Krunska 73
11000 Belgrade

Work Department

Corporate/M&A, Competition & EU, Energy, Infrastructure & Projects, Real Estate, CEE region


CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz since 1999 (partner since 2004); managing partner of CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hasche Sigle in Serbia (2000); counsel of the Serbian Ministry of International Economic Relations; court interpreter for Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian.



Radivoje Petrikić is a partner at CMS in Vienna and has been the managing partner of the Serbian CMS office in Belgrade as well of the Montenegrin CMS office in Podgorica since its establishment.

As an expert in the field of mergers and acquisitions, corporate and commercial law as well as finance and project finance, Radivoje Petrikić looks back on more than 25 years of work experience in major commercial/M&A transactions and development projects throughout the CEE region. He has a sound understanding of all corporate and financial issues relevant for companies operating in markets in transition as well as vast experience in advising regulatory bodies governing such markets.

He is one of the leading M&A lawyers in Serbia and heads the team that handled many of Serbia’s landmark cases in the field of corporate and commercial law and privatisations in various industry areas within the past fifteen years. He was engaged by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development as the main legal advisor in the process of redrafting the Serbian Company Law, as well as in drafting the PPP legislation.


German, English, Serbian, Bosnian, Croatian


admitted to the Bar in Serbia (2002) and Austria (2004)


2008 University of Vienna (Mag. iur., 1993; Dr. iur., 1998), University of Belgrade (Dr. iur., 2000).

Lawyer Rankings

Montenegro > Leading firms

With in-depth expertise in business operations and compliance, CMS boasts a strong presence in M&A, corporate, and commercial law. The practice, which is lauded for its ‘great depth and breadth’ is co-headed by M&A specialist Radivoje Petrikić and Milica Popović who leads the banking and finance team. Tamara Samardžija, is skilled in regulatory matters and employment law.

Serbia > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Hall of Fame)

Radivoje PetrikićPetrikic & Partneri AOD in cooperation with CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz

Petrikic & Partneri AOD in cooperation with CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz‘s team is routinely mandated on both M&A deals and Serbia-related FDI. The group’s recent experience also includes high-stakes restructurings. Radivoje Petrikić has longstanding experience in commercial and M&A deals, and development projects throughout CEE; and Maja Stepanović is a specialist in corporate, commercial and M&A work. The practice further features Marija Tešić, an adviser on status changes, takeover bids and mandatory squeeze-outs; and Srđan Janković, who assists with the regulatory, commercial and compliance aspects of conducting business in Serbia.

Serbia > Projects and energy

The infrastructure and projects (and energy and climate change) teams at Petrikic & Partneri AOD in cooperation with CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz have ‘extensive experience in different complex projects’. Recent work ranges from advising on the opening of a production facility and the development of wind projects in Serbia, to project financings, logistics projects, greenfield investments, and a prospective investment in a renewable energy project. Radivoje Petrikić has longstanding experience in development projects throughout the CEE, while Ivan Gazdićdelivers client-oriented legal solutions’. Marija Marošan and Tamara Zejak are also experienced practitioners.