Stankovic & Partners (NSTLAW) is a full service law firm from Serbia, with the team of experts in various legal fields and extensive experience in advising multinational companies and local Serbian and Montenegrin businesses, as well as domestic and overseas institutions, often in cooperation with international law firms.
We are dedicated to providing accessible, proactive and client-friendly service, tailored for the needs of each client and with full understanding of their business needs.
Corporate, M&A, Privatization
NSTLAW team has actively participated in privatization procedures and landmark corporate transactions in Serbia, including transactions in agricultural and beer industry, real-estate, banking sector, automobile industry, telecommunications, construction industry, chemistry and pharmaceutical industry and roads construction.
We have successfully advised clients-shareholders in the procedures of hostile takeovers of the companies, as well as protection of rights of minority shareholders in relation to the Republic of Serbia as majority or dominant shareholders.
NSTLAW regularly advises European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Czech Export Bank Prague and other commercial banks in their project financing projects, including the development of the railway infrastructure, renewable energy sources, PPPs, financing of the banking sector etc.
NSTLAW was one of the law firms awarded by the International Financial Law Review (IFRL) for the Project finance deal of the year in 2011.
Energy, Mining and Infrastructure
After adoption of new regulations during last few years, this sector has become very dynamic in Serbia.
In 2011 and 2012, NSTLAW has advised clients in the development of coal mine and electricity generation plant, waste water treatment plans in PPP mode, and the project for renewable energy sources.
NSTLAW lawyers are competent and possess full understanding of the Serbian competition practice and the EU competition law. We are advising clients in this highly sensitive field of law, on day to day basis, corresponding with the competition authorities in the Balkan region, preparing concentration documentation and advising on the competition matters during M&A.
Arbitration and Dispute Resolution
NSTLAW’s dispute resolutions lawyers are highly experienced, acting on behalf of clients in most appropriate manner, primarily by avoiding litigation and settling issues by negotiation. In a litigation process, we offer unique full service, advising clients in legal matters, as well as about business and reputation consequences of litigation. We have acted as legal advisers in a number of arbitrations, including but not limited to the breach of bilateral investment treaties.
Regardless of the fact that business activities in real estate market have declined in last few years, NSTLAW has succeeded in keeping significant volume of work in this area. We have established long-standing relationship with the Balkans’ leading real estate developers such as CA Immo International AG and Engel East Europe N.V. as developers, Hauzmajstor (member of Rusler Group) as facility manager and Techem as technology provider.
Key clients include leading international companies and financial institutions: ABInBev, Apatinska pivara Apatin, Cities of Kragujevac and Nis, Czech Export Bank (Czech Republic), EBRD, Engel East Europe N.V., Guliver (representative of Getty Images London), Hauzmajstor (member of Rustler Group), KKR Europe, Lunatex, Marina Dorcol, MC Buauchemie Germany, Piraeus Bank, Raiffeisen Central Bank (Austria),QWEST Investment Cyprus, Serbian Academy of Science and Art, S Leasing and S Rent, StarBev group, Takeda (Japan),Techem (Germany), Trebjesa Brewery Niksic, Uniqa, Valeant Pharmaceuticals USA and Zepter Finance.