Karanović & Nikolić is a leading international legal practice in South East Europe.

Karanović & Nikolić is a leading international legal practice in South East Europe, offering unrivalled regional and sector specific coverage to investors. We are market leaders because of our dedication, quality legal service, and in-depth understanding of the needs of our clients.

With over 100 advisers across the region, our original values remain an integral part of our philosophy and approach to client work. Karanović & Nikolić has been involved in many of the largest and most complex transactions in the region and we take pride in our reputation as a regional transactional and corporate/commercial legal powerhouse.

Because we have an active business presence in Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia, we operate seamlessly across all of these jurisdictions, providing regional services to our clients, while taking into consideration local particularities in order to provide the best legal advice under competitive terms.

We are practical and highly commercial, understanding that the commercial implications of our advice are often as important as the technical aspects. Renowned for the quality of our lawyers and our commercial approach to solving problems, Karanović & Nikolić advises many of the leading companies, banks, investors and government institutions doing business in the SEE region.


Karanović & Nikolić is member of the World Services Group, a multidisciplinary organisation of professional services providers. We enjoy excellent professional relationships with top international law firms and maintains excellent non-exclusive referral relationships with several. Karanović & Nikolić is also a corporate member of the International Bar Association, is a member of the Energy Law Group, a network of Independent European Law Firms with niche expertise in energy and natural resources. Our lawyers have leadership positions at the Foreign Investors Council, the American Chamber of Commerce in each jurisdiction where we practice, enabling us to work with industry committees seeking dialogue with Government.

Awards and rankings

The principal international rankings and directories place Karanović & Nikolić as the leading legal practice in all the markets where we operates.

Karanović & Nikolić was also named Law Firm of the Year – Southeast Europe and the Balkans by the UK’s The Lawyer magazine.

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    Bosnia & Herzegovina Karanovic & Nikolic in cooperation with local lawyers Republic of Srpska: Gunduliceva 4, 78000 Banja Luka Tel: +387 51 250 001 Fax: +387 51 250 005 Sarajevo: Fra Anđela Zvizdovića 1, BC UNITIC, Tower B/II, 71000 Tel: +387 33 844 000 Fax: +387 33 844 003 Email: KNbosnia@karanovic-nikolic.com Croatia Karanovic & Nikolic in cooperation with Josip Marohnic, odvjetnik / attorney at law Zagreb: Radnicka 52/R3, 10000 Zagreb Tel: +385 1 5601 330 Fax: +385 1 5625 865 Email: KNcroatia@karanovic-nikolic.com
    Macedonia Karanovic & Nikolic in cooperation with local lawyers Skopje: Bulevar Partizanski Odredi No.14, Aura Business Center, 3rd floor, app. 5, 1000 Tel: +389 2 322 3870 Fax: +389 2 322 3871 Email: KNmacedonia@karanovic-nikolic.com Montenegro Karanovic & Nikolic in cooperation with local lawyers Podgorica: Serdar Jola Piletica bb, Palada Building, II Floor, 81000 Tel: +382 20 238 991 Fax: +382 20 238 984 Email: KNmontenegro@karanovic-nikolic.com
    Serbia Belgrade: Resavska 23, 11000 Tel: +381 11 3094 200 Fax: +381 11 3094 223 Email: KNserbia@karanovic-nikolic.com Slovenia Karanovic & Nikolic in cooperation with local lawyers Ljubljana: Dunajska cesta 167, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia Tel: + 386 1 2009 680 Fax: + 386 1 2009 699 Email: KNSlovenia@karanovic-nikolic.com