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Nedeljko Velisavljevic Promoted to CEE Partner at CMS

Nedeljko Velisavljevic Promoted to CEE Partner at CMS

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Nedeljko Velisavljevic, Head of CMS’ Dispute Resolution practice in Belgrade and Podgorica, has been promoted to CEE Partner.

Velisavljevic, a former Local Partner, has more than 20 years of legal experience in all areas of dispute resolution, according to CMS. His new role as a CEE Partner will see him expand his focus to "developing CMS business in the CEE region."

Velisavljevic holds LLB and LLM degrees from the Faculty of Law of the University of Belgrade. Before joining CMS in 2004, he spent two years with Jankovic, Popovic & Mitic.

“My guiding principle was always to encourage the team to achieve success for each and every client,” Velisavljevic said. “Recognizing 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.”

“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,” CMS Belgrade, Podgorica, and Skopje Managing Partner Radivoje Petrikic added. “His leadership and mentorship style has been recognized as a genuine attribute and added considerable value to the team’s success.”

CMS at a Glance

CMS Sofia is a full-service law firm, the largest international law firm in Bulgaria and one of the largest providers of legal services in the local market as a whole. The breadth and depth of our practice means that our lawyers are specialised, with a level of specialisation that few of our competitors can match.

CMS Sofia is the Bulgarian branch of CMS, a top ten global legal and tax services provider with over 5000 lawyers in 43 countries and 78 offices across the world.

CMS entered the Bulgarian market as one of the first internationally active law firms in 2005 and is now among the most respected legal advisors in the country. We have 7 partners, 4 counsel and over 30 lawyers in our office in Sofia.

Our legal experts, who are rooted in Bulgaria’s local culture, can also draw on years of experience in foreign countries and are at home in several legal systems at once. We know the particularities of the local market just as well as the needs of our clients and combine both to achieve optimum solutions. Our lawyers are Bulgarian qualified and we also have English qualified experts – all of them regularly working on cross-border mandates.

In our work, we focus on M&A, Energy, Projects and Construction, Banking and Finance, Real Estate, Media, IP and IT law, Tax, Employment law, Competition, Procurement and any kind of Dispute resolution, including arbitration and mediation. What’s more, we also take care of the entire legal management of our clients’ projects.

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