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Nedeljko Velisavljević

Partner
Belgrade
Lawyer

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

Education

  • 1999 – Belgrade University, Faculty of Law (Serbia)
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Memberships

  • Belgrade Bar Association
  • Serbian Bar Association
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26 January 2021
CMS Ex­pert Guide to European class ac­tions
Class ac­tions have been on the rise in Europe for a num­ber of years, but the rate is ac­cel­er­at­ing. New pro­ced­ur­al devices in­ten­ded to bet­ter fa­cil­it­ate col­lect­ive re­dress con­tin­ue to be in­tro­duced. Of­ten...
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02 June 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to In­ter­na­tion­al Ar­bit­ra­tion
We live in a con­nec­ted glob­al en­vir­on­ment where the num­ber and com­plex­ity of in­ter­na­tion­al trans­ac­tions is ever in­creas­ing.  As a con­sequence, the policies and activ­it­ies in one area of the world can...
15 May 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to COV­ID-19 cor­por­ate crime & reg­u­lat­ory is­sues
The COV­ID-19 lock­down will not last forever. Op­er­at­ing both dur­ing and bey­ond the lock­down could throw up nov­el and un­ex­pec­ted cor­por­ate crime and li­ab­il­ity risks for busi­nesses. Re­sum­ing or in­creas­ing...
30/04/2020
Ef­fects of the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic on the func­tion­ing of court sys­tems in...
Gov­ern­ments and pub­lic au­thor­it­ies are tak­ing fur­ther meas­ures in or­der to slow down the spread­ing of COV­ID-19. The meas­ures, of course, also af­fect civil (in­cl. in­solv­ency), crim­in­al and ad­min­is­trat­ive...
23 March 2020
Ser­bi­an court sys­tem ad­opts meas­ures in re­sponse to COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic
As with most coun­tries, Ser­bia has in­tro­duced vari­ous meas­ures for com­bat­ing the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic, in­clud­ing im­ple­ment­ing changes to the op­er­a­tion of the Ser­bi­an court sys­tem. These changes, which...
23 March 2020
Montenegro court sys­tem un­der­goes meas­ures dur­ing COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic
As with most coun­tries, Montenegro has in­tro­duced vari­ous meas­ures for com­bat­ing the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic, in­clud­ing spe­cial meas­ures to the court sys­tem is­sued by the Su­preme Court of Montenegro. These...
01 July 2019
Ser­bia no longer un­der FATF Anti Money Laun­der­ing mon­it­or­ing
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) fol­low­ing the FAT­F's ses­sion...
21 January 2019
New amend­ments to Law on Court Fees - the grand re­turn of ADR?
On 23 Decem­ber 2018, Ser­bi­an Par­lia­ment passed the Act on Amend­ments of the Law on Court Fees that is ap­plic­able as of 1 Janu­ary 2019. As of this date, the parties will be ex­empt from pay­ing all court...
21 December 2018
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...
01 March 2018
Ser­bi­an Crim­in­al Code amended pro­vi­sions in re­la­tion to white-col­lar crime...
Fol­low­ing ad­op­tion of amend­ments to the Ser­bi­an Crim­in­al Code (“Code”) as well the Law on Or­gan­iz­a­tion and Jur­is­dic­tion of State Bod­ies in Com­bat­ing Or­gan­ized Crime, Ter­ror­ism and Cor­rup­tion (“Law...
27 February 2018
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...
01/01/2018
Lit­ig­ate. Ar­bit­rate. Re­solve.
Few people rel­ish dis­putes, par­tic­u­larly ones that need to be settled in court. Yet in the day-to-day busi­ness of a com­pany, dis­putes are some­times hard to cir­cum­vent. Usu­ally com­mer­cial goals are be­ing...