Legal 500

legal 500 2016
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Banking and finance

"BDK Advokati’s ‘dedicated practice’ handles traditional banking work, project finance, and structured finance and derivatives. Other core areas include trade finance, distressed debt, payment services and e-money, and regulatory work. Tijana Kojović is ‘detail oriented’; and associate Dragoljub Sretenović is also noted."

Competition

"BDK Advokati ‘provides sound advice’. The firm has retail, telecoms and pharmaceutical sectoral expertise. The ‘knowledgeable’ Tijana Kojović acted for Imperial Tobacco in an investigation into price fixing allegations. Vladlena Rudusāne-Simić is a key consultant."

Commercial, Corporate and M&A

"BDK Advokati ‘always delivers quality work’. The firm has sectoral expertise in food and beverages, tobacco, pharmaceutical and banking. Highlights included advising Expobank CZ on the acquisition of Marfin Bank Beograd. Tijana Kojović and Vladimir Dašić are highly rated."

Dispute Resolution

"BDK Advokati’s ‘advice is precise’. The firm has a significant investment and commercial arbitration practice, as well as construction law dispute experience. Highlights included representing Gi Group in breach of director’s duties claims. Tijana Kojović is ‘very experienced’."

Employment

"BDK Advokati’s ‘responsive lawyers’ are highly regarded for immigration advice; employment policies; whistleblowing; collective bargaining; contentious terminations; and redundancies. Ana Jankov is the name to note."

Intellectual property

"‘Providing advice that is practical’, BDK Advokati assists with trade marks, copyright and patents. The firm also has experts in data protection law. Bogdan Ivanišević is ‘very professional’; Marko Popović is a key associate."

Projects & Energy

"BDK Advokati is recommended for renewable energy projects. The team assisted Enlight Renewable Energy with a wind power project. Dragoljub Cibulić is highly rated."

Real estate and construction

"BDK Advokati has experience in construction contracts; and regularly handles asset purchases. Other areas include retail parks, hotels, and property-related energy matters. The team advised a Spanish firm on construction contracts. Dragoljub Cibulić is ‘an excellent lawyer’."

Montenegro – Legal market overview

"BDK Advokati is ‘very knowledgeable about the Montenegrin legal environment’ and provides ‘a responsive service’ to an impressive roster of clients including Google, Gi Group and Aecom. The ‘proactive and knowledgeable’ Luka Popović is increasingly active advising Turkish and Chinese clients on their investments into the country and recently advised Turkey-based Net Holding on drafting the requisite management agreements to facilitate its operation of three casinos in the country. The team also regularly receives assistance from lawyers in the firm’s Serbia office including Dragoljub Cibulić, who recently worked alongside Popović in assisting Eni with a tender procedure and concession contract for hydrocarbon exploration and production with the Montenegrin government."

Bosnia and Herzegovina – Commercial, corporate and M&A

"The ‘very experienced’ team at BDK Advokati in cooperation with Dijana Pejić, attorney-at law has ‘excellent levels of industry knowledge’ and is routinely involved in prominent transactions. Highlights included handling British American Tobacco’s purchase of IP tobacco assets and advising Sinosure on the provision of credit insurance for power station and railway upgrade projects. Serbia-based senior partner Vladimir Dašić and associate Dijana Pejić are noted."