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Radivoje Petrikić

Partner

CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz
Rechtsanwälte GmbH
Gauermanngasse 2
1010 Vienna
Austria
Petrikić & Partneri AOD
in cooperation with CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz
Cincar Jankova 3
11000 Belgrade
Serbia
Languages Serbian, Croatian, English, German
Corporate/M&A

Radivoje Petrikić is a partner at CMS in Vienna and has been the managing partner of the Serbian CMS office in Belgrade since its establishment in 2000.

As an expert in the field of mergers and acquisitions, corporate and commercial law as well as finance and project finance, Radivoje Petrikić looks back on more than 18 years of work experience in major commercial/M&A transactions and development projects throughout the CEE region. He has a sound understanding of all corporate and financial issues relevant for companies operating in markets in transition as well as vast experience in advising regulatory bodies governing such markets.

He is one of the leading M&A lawyers in Serbia and heads the team that handled many of Serbia's landmark cases in the field of corporate and commercial law and privatisations in various industry areas within the past fifteen years. He was engaged by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development as the main legal advisor in the process of redrafting the Serbian Company Law, as well as in drafting the PPP legislation.

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“The well-respected Radivoje Petrikić impresses clients, who say: "He always acts promptly to inform us when issues arise." Fluent in English, German, Serbian, Croatian and Bosnian, he advises international clients on M&A, finance and project finance transactions.”

Chambers 2015

“The market continues to highlight Radivoje Petrikić as one of the strongest practitioners active in the Serbian market. He has over 15 years' experience in working on major commercial transactions and development projects throughout the CEE region.”

Chambers 2014

Education

2000 – Law School, University of Belgrade, Doctor of Laws (Dr. iur.)
1998 – Law School, University of Vienna, Doctor of Laws (Dr. iur.)

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Memberships

  • Austrian Bar Association
  • Serbian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Austria (“Wiener Juristische Gesellschaft”)
  • Law Society of Serbia (“Udruzenje pravnika u privredi”)
  • Society of Commercial Lawyers of Serbia
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Competition & EU

Radivoje Petrikić heads the team that handles compliance and merger control matters for large companies with a presence in Serbia, or in the process of entering the Serbian market. As a qualified lawyer both in Austria and in Serbia, he has been the lead lawyer in many cross-border transactions involving complex aspects of antitrust law and numerous merger filings.

Radivoje Petrikić advises national and international market players on competition guidelines and their harmonisation with EU competition law. His strong competition practice has won him a growing list of merger control mandates and invitations to organise antitrust training courses for clients in response to the changes in the relevant legislation in the Serbian jurisdiction.

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“The well-respected Radivoje Petrikić impresses clients, who say: "He always acts promptly to inform us when issues arise." Fluent in English, German, Serbian, Croatian and Bosnian, he advises international clients on M&A, finance and project finance transactions.”

Chambers 2015

“The market continues to highlight Radivoje Petrikić as one of the strongest practitioners active in the Serbian market. He has over 15 years' experience in working on major commercial transactions and development projects throughout the CEE region.”

Chambers 2014

Education

2000 – Law School, University of Belgrade, Doctor of Laws (Dr. iur.)
1998 – Law School, University of Vienna, Doctor of Laws (Dr. iur.)

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Memberships

  • Austrian Bar Association
  • Serbian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Austria (“Wiener Juristische Gesellschaft”)
  • Law Society of Serbia (“Udruzenje pravnika u privredi”)
  • Society of Commercial Lawyers of Serbia
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Energy

Radivoje Petrikić has developed a strong team in Serbia with an excellent track record of large energy and infrastructure projects carried out across different jurisdictions. He provides legal assistance to an impressive clientele and handles public tenders, acquisitions, and regulatory issues. His main focus lies on renewable energy, infrastructure projects, oil and gas, and finance-related matters.

He has also advised an energy giant on the implementation of an energy treaty between Serbia and Russia and has been engaged by the EBRD to carry out its energy efficiency programme for the western Balkans.

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“The well-respected Radivoje Petrikić impresses clients, who say: "He always acts promptly to inform us when issues arise." Fluent in English, German, Serbian, Croatian and Bosnian, he advises international clients on M&A, finance and project finance transactions.”

Chambers 2015

“The market continues to highlight Radivoje Petrikić as one of the strongest practitioners active in the Serbian market. He has over 15 years' experience in working on major commercial transactions and development projects throughout the CEE region.”

Chambers 2014

Education

2000 – Law School, University of Belgrade, Doctor of Laws (Dr. iur.)
1998 – Law School, University of Vienna, Doctor of Laws (Dr. iur.)

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Memberships

  • Austrian Bar Association
  • Serbian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Austria (“Wiener Juristische Gesellschaft”)
  • Law Society of Serbia (“Udruzenje pravnika u privredi”)
  • Society of Commercial Lawyers of Serbia
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