Senior Partner

Dragoljub Cibulić

Dragoljub heads BDK’s Real Estate and Construction department, as well as the firm’s Energy and Infrastructure group. He is also responsible for the management of the firm’s practice in Montenegro. Dragoljub has been with BDK since its establishment in 2004 and а partner since 2007. 

Dragoljub obtained his LLB from the Faculty of Law of the University of Belgrade in 2002.

He is a member of the Belgrade Bar Association and the International Bar Association.

He is fluent in Serbian and English.

Chambers and Partners ranks Dragoljub in Band 1 of Serbian lawyers in Real Estate. IFLR (Project development/Energy and infrastructure) ranks Dragoljub as leading lawyer, in both Serbia and Montenegro.

"Dragoljub Cibulić leads the department and has great experience in both real estate and construction law. His particular knowledge lies in infrastructure and PPP projects. He additionally handles the firm's real estate matters for Montenegro."

- Chambers Europe 2017 (Real Estate)

"Practice head Dragoljub Cibulić is ‘resourceful’."

- Legal 500 2017 (Real estate and construction)

"Dragoljub Cibulić manages the firm's Montenegrin office out of Belgrade. He is noted for his experience in advising foreign clients on their energy and real estate investments in the region. He also has noted expertise in mandates in the construction and infrastructure sectors, including joint venture agreements and privatisations."

- Chambers Global 2017 (Corporate/Commercial)

"Dragoljub Cibulić leads on real estate and construction mandates from the firm's Belgrade office. He has particular experience in advising energy companies on infrastructure projects across Serbia and Montenegro. Interviewees say: ‘He's business-oriented, proactive and has a very good understanding of PPPs generally.’ Recent work highlights of his include assisting CGES with its JV with Terna for the joint development of an undersea transmission cable between Italy and Montenegro and the construction of additional onshore transmission capacity."

- Chambers Global/Chambers Europe 2017 (Montenegro-Corporate/Commercial)

"Top-ranked lawyer and practice head Dragoljub Cibulić is praised by clients for his ‘attentive, responsive and highly pragmatic’ approach. He recently advised Starwood Hotels on the development of residences and a hotel in Belgrade, as part of the Belgrade Waterfront Project. His broad practice encompasses major real estate and construction developments, including infrastructure and PPP projects."

- Chambers Europe 2016 (Real Estate)

"Dragoljub Cibulić is ‘quick to act with precise answers’, and has ‘wide knowledge of the Serbian business scene and legal procedures’".

- Legal 500 2016 (Commercial, corporate and M&A)

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