Bogdan Gecić

Founder & Managing Partner
Education

LL.M., Law & Economics, Antitrust, Corporate and M&A, Harvard Law School (with Honors) | LL.B., Business Law, University of Belgrade Faculty of Law (top 1% of class)

Awards
Hall of Fame - Legal 500 2022 | Litigation Star - Benchmark Litigation 2022 | Recognized Lawyer - Chambers & Partners | 2010/11 Dean's Scholar Prize in "Leadership in Law Firms", Harvard Law School | 2010/11 Harvard Law School Association of Europe Scholarship
Admissions
Belgrade Bar Association

Bogdan Gecić is the founder and managing partner at Gecić Law in Belgrade. His practice focuses on Competition/State Aid, European Law, Trade & Enlargement and Administrative & Regulatory. Other areas of expertise include FDI, Government Affairs, Corporate/M&A and Constitutional Litigation.

Bogdan has significant experience in EU Law and its application in antitrust / competition law, state aid and trade policy negotiations. He belongs to a select few practitioners from the Adria and Balkans region to have practiced and regularly advise clients before the European Commission, Union institutions, OLAF in Brussels, the Energy Community in Vienna, and other relevant fora. Bogdan advised and represented the Government of Serbia on several antidumping, safeguards and other high-profile cases and negotiations with the EU.  He has also represented the Government of Bosnia and Hercegovina in a landmark energy dispute. Together with DLA Piper London, he represented Etihad Airways and Air Serbia in numerous cases before the European Commission.

Previously, Bogdan was an associate at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, Brussels office, where he worked on numerous major projects before the European Commission, including the DB-NYSE attempted tie-up; Aer Lingus-Ryanair’s minority share battle; and, as the intervening party for DHL in the UPS-TNT unsuccessful merger.

Bogdan is recognized by leading global legal directories. He is a member of The Legal 500 “Hall of Fame” in the Competition practice, after being named a “Leading Individual” for many years in a row. He has also been named a “Litigation Star” by Benchmark Litigation and is continuously ranked by Chambers & Partners.

Bogdan graduated from the University of Belgrade with a degree in Law (Top 1% of class) and earned his LL.M. from Harvard Law School (with Honors and the Dean’s Scholar Prize in “Leadership in Law Firms”).

Bogdan serves his second term as a Board Member of the Harvard Law School Association of Europe. He previously served as the Vice President of the Harvard Club of Serbia. Bogdan is one of the founding members of the Business Club UAE & Serbia. He is a member of the Young Entrepreneur Council.

Bogdan is frequently featured in local, regional, and international media. He was quoted by Forbes on multiple occasions, in a series of articles on entrepreneurship and client relations in professional services.  Bogdan also writes extensively. He is also a frequent guest lecturer at the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law.

Bogdan is a member of the Bar in Belgrade, Serbia.  He is fluent in English, Bosnian, Croatian, Montenegrin and Serbian.