Zivkovic Samardzic Law Office
Živkovi Samardži was founded on a handshake in 1998 as a five lawyers boutique active in media and telecoms, insurance litigation, private and not-for-profit client practices.
Today, Živkovi Samardži is one of the Serbia’s leading full-service independent law firms. Our 8 partners / 35 lawyers* strong team provide top quality legal service to a diverse range of international and national clients, from SME to Global 500.
Experienced in cross-border matters, we nurture professional connections regionally, through a well-coordinated network of top-ranking local business law firms with international experience in Central and Eastern European countries (including Austria, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Turkey), and worldwide, as a member of Employment Law Alliance, World Bank local partner on the Doing Business project and as exclusive partner of „Lansky, Ganzger & Partner“ in Vienna. We are members of Bar Association of Serbia and Bar Association of Belgrade, American Chamber of Commerce in Serbia and Foreign Investors’ Council.
* As of November 2013
Branislav is practicing law since 1988 and is a founding partner of Živkovi Samardži. His wide-ranging experience covers mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, privatizations, acquisition and corporate finance, transactional tax aspects, complex commercial contracts and real estate and project finance. As one of Živkovi Samardži managing partners, he coordinates cross-border transactions and international cooperation within the LGP Legal Solutions Network consisting of independent business law firms covering the South East European region.
Slobodan is practicing law since 1996 and is with Živkovi Saradži since founding in 1998. He specialises in the Media and Telecommunications and is is a long-standing legal adviser to several established Serbian and international telecoms operators, broadcast, print and on-line media and their associations. Slobodan served as a policy advisor to the Serbian government concerning harmonization of national legislation with the ECHR case-law, relevant CoE treaties and standard-setting instruments in the field of media and the EU regulatory framework for electronic communications networks and services.
Moreover, Slobodan is an experienced competition lawyer as well as media, telecoms and intellectual property litigator.
Miloš joined Živkovi Samardži in 2010. He graduated at the University of Belgrade Faculty of Law in 1995 and spent 15 years in the judiciary, as a judicial clerk at the Commercial Court in Belgrade and the Supreme Court of Serbia, Judge at the Fourth Municipal Court in Belgrade and a Civil Law Appellate Chamber Judge at the District Court in Belgrade. Miloš specialises in Civil Law and Civil Procedure Law and lectures on Civil Procedures at the Union University Faculty of Law in Belgrade. He is a Head of our Dispute Resolution practices.
Uroš graduated at the University of Belgrade Faculty of Law in 2001 and is with Živkovi Samardži since 2002. He specialises in Corporate and M&A, Real Estate and Construction and Financial Services. His consulting expertise is primarily focused on mergers and acquisitions, complex commercial contracts, real estate, construction and real estate and project finance. Moreover, Uroš has a strong consulting experience in advising clients operating in the financial services sector