Patricia Gannon is a managing partner and founding partner of Karanovic & Nikolic.
She is a senior partner of the firm with a focus on the management, business development, strategy and expansion of the firm. Gannon qualified as a solicitor in Ireland and the UK and after a short period working at the European Commission in Brussels and at the German law firm Haarman & Hemmelrath, she moved to Serbia in 1993 and established the firm in 1995.
Gannon is a member of the International Bar Association and is a council member of the European Forum, which has a membership of more than 8,000 lawyers from all over Europe. She is a former board member of the American Chamber of Commerce and legal advisor to the Foreign Investors Council, a leading network of investors in Serbia. In 2010 she founded the Serbian Philanthropic Forum, an umbrella forum of leading foundations in the Country. In 2011 she founded the Serbian Private Equity Association and sits on the Board of Directors of that group.
She has authored numerous publications on Serbian law and is a regular speaker at international legal gatherings. She works closely with a number of start-up companies mentoring and advising them on financing options.
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