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Schoenherr

Corporate/Commercial

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What the team is known for

Widely admired team with a strong international network, acting on high-profile M&A deals in Serbia and across the CEE region. Regularly advises on transactions in the finance sector, including banking group restructuring. Impressive client roster includes major private equity and debt investors, whom the firm frequently represents in buy-side and sell-side M&A mandates.

Strengths

Clients frequently laud the lawyers for their "speed of answer and the ability to find legal solutions to sometimes very complex business needs."

Sources also characterise the team members as "friendly and approachable," with one interviewee also remarking on the lawyers' "great teamwork."

Work highlights

Represented Société Générale in the sale of its Serbian, Montenegrin and Moldovan branches to OTP Bank.

Notable practitioners

Ivan Pantović is widely respected for his longstanding experience in real estate mandates, with clients reporting that he is "reliable and responsive." He acts on real estate developments and asset acquisitions as well as leasing issues.

Luka Lopičić represents clients in cross-border acquisitions and corporate restructurings. Sources laud his expertise and also say: "He responds in an extreme timely manner and gets the job done promptly."

Matija Vojnović is a leading figure in the Serbian market, with clients describing him as "determined, persistent and responsive, and a real pleasure to work with." He routinely advises high-profile international companies on regional M&A transactions. Sources also describe him as "internationally experienced, user-friendly and good on both the M&A and interpersonal aspects."

Slaven Moravčević frequently provides local law advice on cross-border deals, with further prominent activity in retail portfolio management and real estate transactions. Clients report that he is a "lawyer with superb practicality and an extensive cross-field knowledge." He is also well versed in Montenegro-related mandates.

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Overview

Our core practice is advising and representing clients on transactions and complex corporate and commercial matters. Over the years, the practice group has built an outstanding record on in Austria and throughout CEE/SEE.

Schoenherr’s m&a teams advise on national and cross-border transactions, including private m&a, public tender offers, transactions for listed companies, private equity and venture capital transactions, auction sales, privatisations, strategic alliances and joint ventures.

Dedicated teams within the practice group focus on restructuring and insolvency, working together with the firm’s insolvency specialists to advise on distressed companies m&a. Together with the firm’s regulatory specialists, the corporate/m&a group has developed industry-specific expertise covering inter alia the following sectors: energy, financial institutions, telecoms, automotive, media and pharmaceuticals. 




Corporate/Commercial

Schoenherr

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Location

Dobračina 15

Belgrade

City of Belgrade

Serbia

SRB-11000

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Serbia

Corporate/Commercial


Luka Lopičić
Band 3
Matija Vojnović
Band 1
Slaven Moravčević
Band 4

Corporate/Commercial: Real Estate


Ivan Pantović
Band 1
Slaven Moravčević
Band 3