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Dragana Bajić

Partner

Contact
Petrikić & Partneri AOD
in cooperation with CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz
Krunska 73
11000 Belgrade
Serbia
Languages Serbian, English, German
Employment & Pensions

Expertise

Dragana Bajić has more than 17 years of experience in employment law matters and she heads CMS employment teams in Serbia, Montenegro and North Macedonia. Her experience ranges from drafting of individual employment and management contracts and various employment related policies, to collective bargaining negotiations, individual dismissals, complex restructuring of workforce and mass lay-offs. She also assisted a number of clients in the process of implementation of the internal whistleblowing procedure, as well as in sensitive investigations in relation to alleged harassment at work.

For the last several years, she has also been acting as the Chair (and previously as Vicechair) of the Labour Regulations Committee of AmCham Serbia, where she is leading the efforts of more than 100 companies that are members of this Committee to improve labour regulations in Serbia.

Previous work experience / training  

Before joining CMS in May 2021, Dragana Bajić worked for several reputable international law firms in Belgrade, where she headed their employment law practice and coordinated regional projects for international clients.

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“Dragana Bajić proved to have a great understanding of our needs, and dedicated time to understanding all aspects in order to provide the most suitable advice.”

The Legal 500 EMEA, 2022

"Dragana Bajić is a fantastic professional, with a deep understanding not only of the Serbian legal framework but also of business practices. Apart from her legal and business knowledge, she is a real pleasure to work with.”

The Legal 500 EMEA, 2022

Included among 50 Women Leaders in employment law by

International Employment Lawyer (IEL)

Memberships & Roles

  • 2019 – Chair of Labour Regulations Committee, AmCham Serbia (to date)
  • 2018 – Vice Chair of Labour Regulations Committee, AmCham Serbia
  • 2007 – Admitted to the Serbian Bar Association as attorney (to date)
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Education

  • 2007  – Bar exam
  • 2004 - University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law, LL.B. 
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Data Protection Law

Expertise

Dragana Bajić has more than 10 years of experience in personal data protection matters and she heads CMS data protection teams in Serbia, Montenegro and North Macedonia.

Dragana Bajić's considerable experience includes drafting of privacy policies and data subject’s consent forms, as well as drafting of data processing and transfer agreements. She also worked on the data protection aspect of various fintech projects. Her most recent experience includes working on several complex projects of assessment of adequacy of the Serbian legal framework as a whole, in the context of the “post-Schrems II” transfer of personal data from EU countries to Serbia.

Previous work experience / training 

Before joining CMS in May 2021, Dragana Bajić headed the data protection team of a reputable international law firm in Belgrade.

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“Dragana Bajić proved to have a great understanding of our needs, and dedicated time to understanding all aspects in order to provide the most suitable advice.”

The Legal 500 EMEA, 2022

"Dragana Bajić is a fantastic professional, with a deep understanding not only of the Serbian legal framework but also of business practices. Apart from her legal and business knowledge, she is a real pleasure to work with.”

The Legal 500 EMEA, 2022

Included among 50 Women Leaders in employment law by

International Employment Lawyer (IEL)

Memberships & Roles

  • 2019 – Chair of Labour Regulations Committee, AmCham Serbia (to date)
  • 2018 – Vice Chair of Labour Regulations Committee, AmCham Serbia
  • 2007 – Admitted to the Serbian Bar Association as attorney (to date)
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Education

  • 2007  – Bar exam
  • 2004 - University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law, LL.B. 
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