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CMS strengthens its leadership team in CEE

Nedeljko Velisavljević promoted to CEE Partner

Published on 02/02/2022

CMS Belgrade is proud to contribute to the CEE leadership through the appointment of Nedeljko Velisavljević as CEE Partner. Nedeljko has more than 20 years of legal experience in all areas of dispute resolution, including litigation, arbitration, the defence and investigation of white-collar crime, insolvency and restructuring matters, compliance, forensics, etc. He is the Head of Dispute Resolution practice in CMS Belgrade and CMS Podgorica and is recognised as one of the leading litigation lawyers in these jurisdictions.

Nedeljko has advised many pre-eminent clients, assisting them in potential and pending disputes and representing them before Serbian and Montenegrin courts and other authorities. The true measure of his legal competence was best formulated by one of his clients who provided the following feedback to The Legal 500 in 2021: “Nedeljko Velisavljević is really great; he is very good at predicting situations, always well informed about court practice, and willing to discuss all the issues.

Apart from handling challenging and complex cases for international and local clients, Nedeljko is a mindful leader who mentors his team with constant care and patience. He and his team record the highest possible success rates in our clients’ cases.

Commenting on the promotion, Radivoje Petrikić, Managing Partner at CMS Belgrade, Podgorica and Skopje, says: “Nedeljko is an exceptional lawyer who embodies all the qualities promoted by CMS – client orientation, extensive know-how, strong motivation, a deep sense of responsibility, and unwavering loyalty. His leadership and mentorship style has been recognised as a genuine attribute and added considerable value to the team’s success. This promotion is well deserved and confirms Nedeljko’s contribution to developing CMS business in the CEE region.”

Nedeljko Velisavljević says: “My guiding principle was always to encourage the team to achieve success for each and every client. Recognising the true value in each of my team members and developing their unique skillset has always been my imperative. This is how we have built the basis for our remarkable accomplishments, both locally and regionally.”

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CMS strengthens its leadership team in CEE
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Key Contacts

Nedeljko Velisavljević
Nedeljko Velisavljević
CEE Partner I Belgrade
Radivoje Petrikić
Radivoje Petrikić
Managing Partner at CMS Belgrade