Živkovic Samardžić is humbled and proud of our rankings in the Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2020 directory. The firm has been ranked across diverse set of practice areas and our partners recognized as professional and well organised lawyers with extensive knowledge and analytical skills.
Miloš Milošević, Partner has been recognized as a Leading Individual, and Ivan Ljubisavljević as a Rising Star, for their Dispute resolution work. Both are praised by clients as “co-operative and excellent lawyers.” Their team is commended for handling complex and high- value commercial cases and investment treaty arbitrations.
Ana Popović, Partner has been recognized as a Next Generation Partner for her Employment work and her team praised for its broad experience in handling redundancy, reorganisation management, union negotiations, employment dispute resolution, executive terminations, and for being capable to help clients achieve compliance commercially. Legal 500 directory quotes some of the client testimonials, according to which Ana “demonstrates impressive knowledge as well as the ability to negotiate the client’s best interest during delicate relations with employees.”
Other ranked practice areas include Commercial, Corporate and M&A and Competition.
Commercial, Corporate and M&A team is described as the one that advises frequently on complex business transactions, and experienced in M&A, joint ventures and privatisations. According to some of the quoted client testimonials, the team, led by Partners Branislav Živković, Nebojša Samardžić and Igor Živkovski “is highly professional, responsive and understands business”, with “creativity and experience, combined with prompt response times” as key qualities. Igor Živkovski, Partner is lauded for being “an exceptionally talented lawyer and someone that clients can always rely on”, “extremely professional, always available” and as “always very pragmatic and goal oriented.”
Živković Samardžić Competition team is described as a team “known for abuse of dominance and cartel proceedings and investigations,” with “particular strengths in regulated industries, such as electronic communications, broadcasting, energy and financial services”. Directory quotes client testimonials praising the team for being “highly professional” with reputation “based on an acknowledged technical excellence and ability to provide commercial and practical advice and an in-depth understanding of markets and regulatory regimes.” Practice head, Slobodan Kremenjak, Partner is lauded for being “creative and insightful.”
Humbled and immensely grateful to our clients for the feedback provided to Legal 500 researchers, Živković Samardžić will continue to strive for excellence as client’s trusted Partners in Law.