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Nedeljko Velisavljević


Petrikić & Partneri AOD
in cooperation with CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz
Krunska 73
11000 Belgrade
CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz d.o.o.
Bulevar Džordža Vašingtona 3/22
Entrance V, Unit 9
81000 Podgorica
Languages Serbian, English

Nedeljko Velisavljević is an experienced lawyer who joined CMS Belgrade in 2004. Prior to that, he worked at two renowned Serbian law firms, successfully representing international clients in various legal fields. He received his LL.M. degree from the Faculty of Law of the University of Belgrade. Nedeljko Velisavljević is head of the CMS Dispute Resolution team and is recognised as one of the leading litigation lawyers in Serbia.

He has gained extensive experience in litigation proceedings, dispute resolution, insolvency and restructuring matters, white-collar defense & investigation matters, advising a number of companies with regard to potential and pending disputes, representing them before the courts of Serbia and Montenegro and other authorities. He advises clients across a wide range of industry sectors, including real estate, construction, banking and finance, lifesciences, consumer products, IT, technology, etc.

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“We are very happy with Nedeljko Velisavljević,” enthuses one client, adding: “He is always on top of our case and knows all the details. He always keeps us fully up to date with proceedings, too.”

Chambers 2015

Practice head Nedeljko Velisavljević is a well-respected litigator. He acts on behalf of an impressive client list which includes Delhaize Group, Ball Packaging Europe and Henkel.

Chambers 2014

Nedeljko Velisavljević has a "very serious and systematic approach. He does a lot of preparation for each case in advance, and ensures he has an overall understanding of the subject. He is also a pleasant person, which makes people comfortable working with him."

Chambers and Partners 2017

Practice head Nedeljko Velisavljević is an experienced disputes lawyer who advises clients across a broad range of industries on contentious issues. Lately, this includes acting for IBM on corporate and labour-related cases.

Chambers and Partners 2016


  • 1999 – Belgrade University, Faculty of Law (Serbia)
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  • Belgrade Bar Association
  • Serbian Bar Association
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New amend­ments to Law on Court Fees - the grand re­turn of ADR?
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Ser­bi­an Par­lia­ment ad­opts new Anti-Cor­rup­tion Law
New amend­ments to Bank­ruptcy Law - the end of year­long re­form of Ser­bi­an...
On 7 Decem­ber 2018, Ser­bi­an Par­lia­ment passed yet an­oth­er Act on Amend­ments of Bank­ruptcy Law that will be ap­plic­able as of 1 Janu­ary 2019.   These changes make the third change of the Bank­ruptcy Law in less then a year.
published by the Association of Internal Auditors of Serbia
Anti-cor­rup­tion art­icle pub­lished by Nen­ad Kovačević...
Ser­bi­an Crim­in­al Code amended pro­vi­sions in re­la­tion to white-col­lar...
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Com­pli­ance in Ser­bia
Ser­bia iden­ti­fied as jur­is­dic­tion that has stra­tegic AML/CFT de­fi­cien­cies
As part of its on-go­ing re­view of com­pli­ance with the anti-money laun­der­ing/ com­bat­ing the fin­an­cing of ter­ror­ism (AML/CFT) stand­ards, the Fin­an­cial Ac­tion Task Force (FATF) iden­ti­fied Ser­bia, along oth­er coun­tries, as jur­is­dic­tions that has stra­tegic AML/CFT.
Lit­ig­ate. Ar­bit­rate. Re­solve.
Bro­chure Dis­pute Res­ol­u­tion
The Ser­bi­an Par­lia­ment passed a new Law on Pre­ven­tion of Money Laun­der­ing...
On 14 Decem­ber 2017, the Ser­bi­an Par­lia­ment passed a new Law on Pre­ven­tion of Money Laun­der­ing and Fin­an­cing of Ter­ror­ism (“Law”). The main reas­on for the ad­op­tion of the new Law, in which more than half of the art­icles were changed, is the need to har­mon­ize.
Ser­bi­an Par­lia­ment ad­opts the Amend­ments to the Crim­in­al...
Ser­bi­an Par­lia­ment ad­opts the Amend­ments to the Crim­in­al Code and...
On 23 Novem­ber 2016 Ser­bi­an Par­lia­ment ad­op­ted set of ju­di­cial laws: (1) the Amend­ments to the Crim­in­al Code (“Code”), (2) the Amend­ments to the Law on Seizure and Con­fis­ca­tion of the Pro­ceeds from Crime, (3) the Law on Or­gan­iz­a­tion and Jur­is­dic­tion of State.