Milica Popović > Petrikic & Partneri AOD in cooperation with CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz > Belgrade, Serbia > Lawyer Profile

Petrikic & Partneri AOD in cooperation with CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz

Work Department

Banking and Finance


Milica Popović is a partner at CMS Belgrade with extensive experience in legal work in the Balkan region. She is the Head of the CMS Banking and Finance teams in Belgrade and in Podgorica. She also heads the CMS office in Podgorica.


Milica Popović was a senior attorney and project director at the US Agency for International Development (USAID) for 6 years with the responsibility for Montenegro’s accession to the World Trade Organization.

She played a key role in numerous cross-border M&A transactions, financial and corporate restructuring projects and draws over 15 years of experience in advising on project finance, as well as other financing matters spanning across various industries. Apart from her strength in financial and corporate matters, Milica Popović is recognised for her involvement in energy and real estate matters.


Serbian, English


Serbian Bar Association


2001 Belgrade University Law School

2008 Columbia University in New York – LL.M. in International Commercial Law

2010 Bar admission

Lawyer Rankings

Serbia > Banking and finance

(Leading individuals)

Milica PopovićPetrikic & Partneri AOD in cooperation with CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz

Petrikic & Partneri AOD in cooperation with CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz‘s ‘knowledgeable, professional, efficient and available‘ banking and finance team is particularly well known for cross-border lending, and acquisition, leveraged, project and real estate finance. It also fields experts in structured commodity and trade finance, debt restructuring and NPL portfolio sales. With a practice that includes both project finance and capital markets, Milica Popović is Belgrade team head and Ksenija Boreta is an experienced attorney at law.

Montenegro > Leading firms

International law firm CMS is particularly well-known in the Montenegrin market for its enviable expertise in banking and finance. The team also fields specialists in real estate and construction, as well as the hotels and leisure sectors. Belgrade and Podgorica managing partner Radivoje Petrikić has longstanding experience in major commercial and M&A transactions, along with development projects throughout the CEE region; and experienced partner Milica Popović heads the banking and finance teams in both Belgrade and Podgorica.