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Karanovic & Nikolic

Karanovic & Nikolic  

Legal Services | Serbia

tel: +381 11 3094 200 | fax: +381 11 3094 223
Resavska 23 | Belgrade | 11000 | Serbia

Main Contacts

Patricia Gannon

Patricia GannonSenior Partner

Dragan Karanovic

Dragan KaranovicSenior Partner

Dejan Nikolic

Dejan NikolicSenior Partner

Milos Vuckovic

Milos VuckovicSenior Partner


Belgrade, Serbia

Karanovic & Nikolic's Overview

Karanović & Nikolić is a leading international legal practice in South East Europe.

Karanović & Nikolić offers unrivalled regional and sector specific coverage to investors. We are market leaders because of our dedication, quality legal service, and in-depth understanding of the needs of our clients.
With over 100 advisors across the region, our original values remain an integral part of our philosophy and approach to client work. Karanović & Nikolić has been involved in many of the largest and most complex transactions in the region and we take pride in our reputation as a regional transactional and corporate/commercial legal powerhouse.

Because we have an active business presence in Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia, we operate seamlessly across all of these jurisdictions, providing regional services to our clients, while taking into consideration local particularities in order to provide the best legal advice under competitive terms.

We are practical and highly commercial, understanding that the commercial implications of our advice are often as important as the technical aspects. Renowned for the quality of our lawyers and our commercial approach to solving problems, Karanović & Nikolić advises many of the leading companies, banks, investors and government institutions doing business in the SEE region.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1995
  • Number of Offices Worldwide: 7
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 100

Languages: Bosnian, Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Macedonian, Montenegrin, Russian, Serbian, Slovenian


Areas of Practice
  • Anti-bribery & Corruption
  • Antitrust
  • Aviation
  • Bank M&As
  • Banking & Finance
  • Capital Markets & Financial Instruments
  • Competition
  • Construction
  • Copyright
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Data Protection & Privacy
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employment
  • Energy
  • Financial Regulation
  • Food, Agriculture & Cosmetics
  • General Corporate
  • General Lending & Project Finance
  • Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals
  • Information Technology
  • Infrastructure & Transport
  • Infrastructure Finance & Public Private Partnerships
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Intellectual Property Asset Management
  • IP Enforcement, Anti-counterfeiting & Anti-piracy Work
  • Leisure
  • M&A Taxation
  • Manufacturing & Industry
  • Media & Telecom
  • Merger Control
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mining
  • NPL Portfolio Services
  • Oil & Gas
  • Power
  • Private Equity
  • Property Management & Leasing
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Acquisitions
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Real Estate Planning
  • Restructuring & Distressed Transactions
  • Retail & Consumer Goods
  • Road & Railway Infrastructure
  • Shipping & Maritime
  • Social Infrastructure
  • Tax
  • Tax & Financing Projects
  • Tax & Investment Incentives
  • Tax Disputes
  • Taxation of Employees & Expatriates
  • Taxation of Real Estate
  • VAT, Indirect Taxes & Customs
  • Water & Waste Management


Darko Jovanovic

Darko JovanovicSenior Partner

Milan Lazic

Milan LazicSenior Partner

Rastko Petakovic

Rastko PetakovicManaging Partner

Marjan Poljak

Marjan PoljakSenior Partner

Jelena Vuckovic

Jelena VuckovicHead of Knowledge Management

Senior Associates

Katarina Guduric

Katarina GuduricSenior Associate

Milena Jaksic Papac

Milena Jaksic PapacSenior Associate

Ivana Karanovic

Ivana KaranovicHead of Learning & Development

Bojana Miljanovic

Bojana MiljanovicSenior Associate

Petar Mitrovic

Petar MitrovicSenior Associate

Ivan Nonkovic

Ivan NonkovicSenior Associate

Leonid Ristev

Leonid RistevSenior Associate

Sanja Spasenovic

Sanja SpasenovicSenior Associate

Ana Stankovic

Ana StankovicSenior Associate

Ivona Vuckovic

Ivona VuckovicSenior Associate

Senior Partners

Patricia Gannon

Patricia GannonSenior Partner

Dragan Karanovic

Dragan KaranovicSenior Partner

Dejan Nikolic

Dejan NikolicSenior Partner

Milos Vuckovic

Milos VuckovicSenior Partner


New Amendments to Serbian Tax Laws
Karanovic & Nikolic, February 2018

New Amendments to Serbian Tax Laws Views Karanović & Nikolić At the end of 2017, the Serbian Parliament passed amendments to Serbian tax laws, including the Law on Personal Income Tax (PIT Law), the Law on Contributions on Mandatory Social Insurance (CMSI Law), the Law on Corporate Income Tax (CIT Law), and the Law on Value Added Tax (VAT Law)...

Raspberries and IT: New Sector Inquiries by the Serbian Competition Commission
Karanovic & Nikolic, January 2018

Raspberries and IT: New Sector Inquiries by the Serbian Competition Commission News Karanović & Nikolić The Serbian Competition Commission (the "Commission") recently finished sector inquiries concerning quite distinct industries – raspberries and the public procurement for software and hardware...

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Karanovic & Nikolic Ranks as Leading Law Firm in Chambers Europe 2018
Karanovic & Nikolic, March 2018

We are proud to announce that Karanović & Nikolić has once again emerged on top of the rankings on the most recent list of leading European law firms – the prestigiousChambers Europe 2018. This year's edition of the Chambers Europe has highlighted seven different practice areas within the Karanović & Nikolić legal practice and cooperating offices as belonging to top tier level – Corporate/Commercial, Banking & Finance, Competition/Antitrust, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Energy and Real Estate...

Alltech Sells its Factory in Serbia to Lesaffre
Karanovic & Nikolic, February 2018

Alltech - a leading global animal and crop nutrition company, sold its baking yeast factory in Senta, in northern Serbia, to Lesaffre - a leading global baking yeast and fermented products company. The acquired factory will continue to produce baker's yeast for the Serbian market and yeast extracts for the food and animal feed industries. The transaction is in line with Alltech's continued focus on its core business in animal and crop nutrition. Karanović & Nikolić provided sell-side advisory services in this acquisition, and the team included partner Ivan Nonković, Milijana Tomić and Marko Ćulafić...

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More on Karanovic & Nikolic

Awards & Recognitions 2017 Karanović & Nikolić won The Lawyer Award, Law Firm of the Year for Eastern Europe and the Balkans 2017 EMEA Emerging Leaders Award/ Legal Professional Rastko Petaković & Dealmaker - Marko Ketler CEE Legal Matters / Market Maker for Serbia - Dragan Karanović

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