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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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Published on ceelegalmatters.com on 29 April 2020
Ser­bia: Ar­bit­ra­tion – Jus­ti­fied Fear of Cost or Un­jus­ti­fied Lack of Un­der­stand­ing...
When it comes to resolv­ing dis­putes between con­tract­ing parties, the threat, “I’ll see you in court!” of­ten is the first thing to cross peoples’ minds. Read more here!
15 May 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to COV­ID-19 cor­por­ate crime & reg­u­lat­ory is­sues
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...
Published on ceelegalmatters.com on 29. April 2020
Ar­bit­ra­tion – Jus­ti­fied Fear of Cost or Un­jus­ti­fied Lack of Un­der­stand­ing...
​Nedeljko Vel­is­avljević, Part­ner, and Nen­ad Kovačević, At­tor­ney-at-Law, both CMS Bel­grade, pub­lished an art­icle ​on ar­bit­ra­tion.
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...
Ef­fects of the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic on the func­tion­ing of court sys­tems in...
Read here everything you need to know about the ef­fects of the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic on the func­tion­ing of court sys­tems in dif­fer­ent jur­is­dic­tions.
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...
Ser­bi­an Par­lia­ment ad­opts new Anti-Cor­rup­tion Law
CMS Ser­bia in­forms you about the new Anti-Cor­rup­tion Law ad­op­ted by Ser­bi­an Par­lia­ment. Read more here.
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...
Ser­bi­an Par­lia­ment in­tro­duces new amend­ments to Crim­in­al Code and oth­er...
CMS Ser­via in­forms you about a set of crim­in­al reg­u­la­tions in­clud­ing amend­ments to the Crim­in­al Code ad­op­ted by the Ser­bi­an Par­lia­ment. Read more here.
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...
published by the Association of Internal Auditors of Serbia
Anti-cor­rup­tion art­icle pub­lished by Nen­ad Kovačević and Nedeljko Vel­is­avljević