11 May 2022

Gecić Law Announces Latest Team Promotions

After a successful 2021, our team continues its winning streak in 2022, so it is that wonderful time again when we proudly recognize the achievements of those that have contributed with their passion, expertise and hard work, and have consistently upheld the core values that our firm stands for – meritocracy, innovation, integrity, and philanthropy.  On this occasion, Gecić Law is delighted to announce another round of promotions within its team as we congratulate three of our esteemed legal professionals who will receive recognition for their significant achievements.  Our colleague Miodrag Jevtić is being promoted from Senior Associate to Counsel, while Vuk Leković and Nemanja Sladaković are promoted to Senior Associate.

“It gives me immense pleasure whenever we can reward our talent. We are guided by the principles of a true corporate meritocracy that we have been carefully building on and nurturing since our inception. Part of our culture is also to identify team members who are pivotal in providing innovative solutions and constantly adapting to global demands. We’re pleased to promote Miodrag, Vuk and Nemanja confident that their exceptional performance adheres to the very high standards that we are committed to.  Our firm is well-known for providing extraordinary value to its clients and making a meaningful contribution to their businesses, always delivering above and beyond all expectations.  I am confident that Miodrag, Vuk and Nemanja will continue to grow and build on their achievements with a deep conviction in our common values and I wholeheartedly congratulate them, knowing that, in tune with our firm’s motto, they, and we, are ‘just getting started’,” said Bogdan Gecić, Founding Partner at Gecić Law.

Miodrag Jevtić joined Gecić Law two years ago.  He brings to the firm more than 15 years of well-rounded regional experience in Corporate M&A, Banking & Finance and Dispute Resolution.  Miodrag has advised and represented some of the most prominent entities in the region in a broad array of industries, including retail, food, transport, exports, banking & finance and TMT.  At Gecić Law, Miodrag further strengthened his competencies by delivering strong results in his work for our major clients.  Miodrag is a committed professional, who contributes to the team with his exceptional expertise, communication skills and client relationships.  He is also recognized by his younger colleagues as a dedicated and outgiving mentor.  He clarifies the most complex matters with ease, gladly offers guidance in their everyday work and regularly shows recognition for their contribution.  Miodrag is always prepared to respond to the most complex of client needs and regularly meets and exceeds their expectations.  He earned his Master of Laws degree with distinction from the University of Nottingham, School of Law, UK, in the field of international commercial law.  He earned his Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law, commercial module, as one of the best students of his generation.

Vuk Leković joined Gecić Law in 2020 as part of our EU, Trade & Competition team.  Vuk is known for his thorough understanding of competition law in the Western Balkans, practical approach to problem-solving and an entrepreneurial spirit that clients often praise and has contributed to a series of successful competition cases. He took part in numerous large-scale M&A projects for some of the world’s most renowned companies as they apply to the region.  He was a member of multiple regional teams that successfully resolved complex cases of abuse of dominant position and restrictive agreements before competition authorities. His expertise also includes public procurement and insurance law.  Before joining the firm, Vuk worked at the Commission for Protection of Competition and at the National Bank of Serbia.  Vuk is a licensed Public Procurement Officer and Bankruptcy Trustee. He holds an LL.M. in Business Law from the Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade.

Nemanja Sladaković joined Gecić Law in 2021.  He has since proved his capacity to work with a wide variety of clients and on the most complex of matters.  He specializes in Corporate / M&A, Real Estate and Labor Law and has significantly contributed to the establishment of the firm’s new ESG practice.    Prior to joining Gecić Law, Nemanja worked with one of the region’s leading law firms on some of the most notable and prominent international investment projects in the Western Balkans.  Nemanja holds a Master’s degree in Business, Law and Economics from the Faculty of Economics and Management, Aix-Marseille University, France, graduating as one of the top students in his class.

To view the bios of all our team members, please click the link.