We have been practicing law for years and during changing times, taking active part in the fundamental transformation of the legal environment in South East Europe and have benefited from the opportunity to deal with some of the most important business transactions and most complex domestic and multijurisdictional deals and disputes.
Corporate & Commercial Law
Our law office offers legal support throughout the life cycle of your company, from its incorporation over negotiating and monitoring the implementation of its corporate acts to restructuring and planning the sale of the company. We are vigilant about compliance of your company with local legal framework. We are here to offer direction through day-to-day corporate legal questions, to draft the necessary documentation and advise you on other commercial issues.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Our team has an extensive experience in the area of mergers and acquisitions and company consolidation and is well equipped to render advice on joint ventures, privatizations and restructuring. We pride ourselves with our approach to legal due diligence and we can help you smoothly negotiate purchases and sales of businesses, assets and shares. We offer drafting and implementation of all transaction documents, as well as legal support upon completion of the transaction.
Competition law represents a vital area of our practice. Considering that legislation in Serbia is aligned with the EU competition legislation, we endeavor to keep ourselves informed on developments in EU as well as Serbia to be able to respond to various competition issues encountered by our clients and protect them from liability. Our lawyers regularly provide advice on competition law matters and represent clients before the Serbian Competition authority. Our services in this area include but are not limited to: drawing competition compliance programs, advising on potential arrangements that the clients are contemplating, obtaining merger clearances, due diligence, and representing clients in competition investigations and competition litigation.
Our team handles wide range of complex disputes in different practice areas. We consider that each and every dispute is unique and requires specialized knowledge and particular attention of our experts in the field. We frequently provide advice and assist our clients in investment and commercial disputes, security and enforcement procedures, as well as procedures for recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards. Our field of expertise covers drafting of submissions, settlement and set-off agreements, and representation before courts of all levels.
Our law office enables employers to optimize their relationships with their employees while ensuring that all the legal requirements of Serbian Employment Law are complied with. In addition, we are highly experienced in managing employment disputes and providing advice on all aspects of employment litigation, avoidance of discrimination, responses to whistle blowing, disciplinary and grievance procedures, as well as proper termination of employment. Lawyers in our team can inform you in detail on work-related copyright, design or patent issues, and assist you in navigating the data protection and privacy legislation of Serbia that is of utmost importance in the time of technological change.
We provide our clients with a well-rounded picture of their obligations in all areas of tax law including individual as well as corporate income tax, property taxes, customs duties, and the applicability of VAT. Also, our lawyers provide direct or indirect tax advisory services in all transactions and business restructurings and provide support in tax planning and tax optimization. We regularly provide assistance with drafting and filing of crucial tax documents, communicate with tax authorities, and represent clients in tax procedures and litigation.
Intellectual Property and Data
In Serbia, the area of data protection is evolving, and we consider it highly important. We keep up-to-date and assist and advise our clients on bringing their practices of data processing in compliance with the Data Protection Act. We are experienced in all types of Intellectual Property matters, such as copyright ownership, drafting of commercial agreements related to Intellectual Property and representing clients in Intellectual Property disputes.