Bogdan Gecic

17 Nov 2021

Gecić Law Yet Again Nominated Among Top Firms in SEE

Gecić Law is proud to announce that it remains a force to be reckoned with as it qualified yet again for the finals of the Oscars of the European legal world, the coveted The Lawyer European Awards, for the fourth consecutive year.  As last year’s Law firm of the year: Eastern Europe and the Balkans laureate, Gecić Law is now part of the playoffs for the 2021 Law firm of the year: South Eastern Europe Award, which now covers a market of more than 150 million people.  Our firm, positioned among the crème de la crème of law firms in […]

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08 Nov 2021

Gecić Recognized as Litigation Star

We are immensely pleased to announce that the prestigious global guide Benchmark Litigation ranked our Founding Partner Bogdan Gecić as a “Litigation Star” and Gecić Law as a “Recommended Firm” in Dispute Resolution in the Benchmark Litigation Europe 2022 edition.  Bogdan Gecić is one of only six practitioners in Serbia to receive the recognition and the only expert in the country to be acknowledged as a “Litigation Star” in Dispute Resolution.  The recognition also places Gecić Law among select firms in the market to be recognized by the distinguished guide. Benchmark Litigation is the definitive guide to the world’s leading litigation […]

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23 Oct 2021

Bogdan Gecić Discusses Client Communication in Forbes

Bogdan Gecić, Founding Partner at Gecić Law, was quoted in Forbes, the leading global business publication, in an article titled “Nine Important Lessons Leaders Have Learned About Customer Communication”. Bogdan was asked to join a panel of experts and share his perspective on the best approach to client communication from the point of view of an eminent entrepreneur in the legal and professional services industry. “In services, the client relationship itself seems to be the biggest part of what is being bought and sold. Like any other relationship between people, it is intangible and based mainly on subjective perceptions, not […]

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01 Oct 2021

Bogdan Gecić Discusses Getting Top Performers Back on Track in Forbes

Bogdan Gecić, Managing Partner at Gecić Law, was quoted once again in Forbes, the leading global business publication, in an article titled “How To Get Your ‘A’ Players Back On Track When They’re Bored Or Burned Out”. Bogdan was asked to join a panel of experts and share his perspective on approaching top performers when they are bored or burned out from the point of view of an eminent entrepreneur in the legal and professional services industry. “Burnout is often less about being tired and more about a feeling of not having control over your life—as if work is just […]

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23 Sep 2021

Ognjen Colić Elected Partner at Gecić Law

We are immensely pleased to announce that our own Ognjen Colić was elected partner at Gecić Law. This is a greatly important milestone marking five years of continued successes.  Ognjen’s independent practice joined Gecić Law in 2016, complementing its corporate arm and contributing to the strengthening of common values. Ognjen has since headed our Corporate/M&A, Labor and Energy, Infrastructure & PPP practices, taken them from strength to strength and will continue driving their growth as a partner.  Ognjen’s career path has been remarkable, with more than fifteen years of professional experience across the Western Balkans (Bosnia & Herzegovina, Montenegro, North […]

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20 Jul 2021

Bogdan Gecić Discusses Cash Flow in Forbes

Bogdan Gecić, Managing Partner at Gecić Law, was quoted once again in Forbes, the leading global business publication, in an article titled “Are These Nine Cash Flow Mistakes Jeopardizing Your Company’s Future?”. Bogdan was asked to join a panel of experts and share his perspective on the way new businesses need to look at their finances from the point of view of an eminent entrepreneur in the legal and professional services industry. “Entrepreneurs do not take into account the stage in the life cycle of their product or service and then confuse profitability with cash flow. For instance, in the […]

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14 Jul 2021

Bogdan Gecić Discusses Myths About Selling in Forbes

Bogdan Gecić, Managing Partner at Gecić Law, was quoted in Forbes, the leading global business publication, in an article titled “10 Myths About Selling To Customers (And The Real Truth)”. Bogdan was asked to join a panel of experts and share his perspective on sales myths from the point of view of an eminent entrepreneur in the legal and professional services industry. “A big myth is that if you have a great product or service, customers are going to get this and continue buying it. Although such revolutionary ideas do come about, they are rare and businesses still need to […]

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21 May 2021

Bogdan Gecić Discusses Customer Service and ROI in Forbes

Bogdan Gecić, Managing Partner at Gecić Law, was quoted in Forbes, the leading global business publication, in an article titled “10 Important Customer Service Metrics To Help You Better Understand Your ROI”. Bogdan was asked to join a panel of experts and share his perspective on the best approach to client relations in relation to ROI from the point of view of an eminent entrepreneur in the legal and professional services industry. “In professional services, customer service is of such importance that its returns seem to be close to the overall ROI of our business. This may be hard to […]

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17 May 2021

Bogdan Gecić talks to Forbes about client service

Bogdan Gecić, Managing Partner at Gecić Law, was quoted in Forbes, the leading global business publication, in an article titled “Nine Solutions for Gathering and Responding to Customer Feedback”. Bogdan was asked to join a panel of experts and share his perspective on the best ways to capture and implement client feedback from the point of view of an eminent entrepreneur in the legal and professional services industry. “Surveys and interviews are a great way to gauge what clients are really interested in.  In professional services, a client-centric approach to everything we do is essential, while understanding and anticipating our […]

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09 Mar 2021

Bogdan Gecić, the founder of Gecić Law Firm: There is a lot of room for innovation

Diplomacy & Commerce magazine, a syndication of London’s The Economist magazine for Serbia, prepared a special InFocus supplement as part of its February 2021 issue, with the aim of providing the readers a closer insight into the development of bilateral relations and successful cooperation between Serbia and the United Arab Emirates. Bogdan Gecic, Managing Partner at Gecic Law, a founding and exclusive member of the UAE Serbia Business club since 2019, gave an interview, which can be read in its entirety below. As an industry, the legal profession has been changing significantly. We have always believed there is a lot […]

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22 Jul 2020

Gecić Law’s pandemic experience featured in the prestigious The Lawyer magazine

The prestigious magazine The Lawyer featured a story about the experiences of Gecić Law’s team during the pandemic.  The article is part of their “Virus Diaries” series which covers experiences of big law firms across the globe in their struggle to keep their business afloat, clients satisfied and their communities and staff safe in these unusual circumstances.   After providing background on Serbia’s Corporate Law market, remarking that it is “still in its early years“ but that many millennials in senior positions are quickly bringing it in line with global standards, the article covered various innovative ways in which Gecić […]

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23 Mar 2020

Bogdan Gecić becomes member of the prestigious Young Entrepreneurs Council (YEC)

“Aim to make a difference, a dent in the universe and don’t settle for anything less. Always be innovative and creative – those are the key things that always generate true added value.”   This attitude, inspired by the words of the legendary Steve Jobs, is what led Bogdan Gecić, the founder of Gecić Law, to be recently chosen to be one of only 400 members of the prestigious Young Entrepreneurs Council (YEC). The YEC is a global invitation-only, US-based community of entrepreneurs and leaders under the age of 45, who have made major impact in diverse industries and sectors. […]

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19 Apr 2019

Gecić Law Continues Its Bullish Run in the Legal 500 Rankings

Gecić Law is delighted to announce yet another commendation by The Legal 500 EMEA, one of the most eminent and prestigious directories of the legal world.     Our Banking & Finance practice continues its bullish run to the national top.   Its head Nikola Aksić was named to the guide’s  “Leading Individuals” elite list of outstanding lawyers in the country, only one year after being recommended by the guide.   The practice has also went up in the overall rankings, securing a Tier 2 recognition. And we haven’t stopped there.  Our Corporate/M&A practice is not lagging behind.  The practice head Ognjen […]

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02 Oct 2017

Bogdan Gecić Featured in the October Issue of CorD Magazine

We want to kindly thank CorD Magazine for the recent interview of Bodgan Gecić published today, in their October 2017 issue (link).  Some of the questions posed in this interview include: what are the challenges of building a creative law firm in Serbia and the West Balkans, and innovating in a profession viewed by many as traditional; what are the major legal & business challenges ahead during the course of Serbia’s EU accession negotiations; and how we as a firm give back to the community with our pro bono work, our scholarship and counseling students regarding application to US universities. […]

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24 Apr 2017

Gecić Law Recognized as a Tier 1 Competition Practice by Legal 500

MARKET DISRUPTOR – THE YOUNGEST LAW FIRM TO ACHIEVE A TIER 1 RANKING We are proud to announce The Legal 500 EMEA 2017 annual rankings of the premier law firms in Serbia are published and Gecić Law was awarded the coveted ‘Top Tier’ status, granted to firms that achieved Tier 1 ranking in a particular practice. The firm ranked Tier 1 in the field of Competition Law and the firm’s Commercial, Corporate and M&A practice was ranked Tier 2. These rankings represent an unprecedented achievement, especially given the fact that we are the youngest law firm in Serbia to receive a […]

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11 May 2016

Gecić | Law Advises on €46 million Asset Sale of Železara Smederevo

Gecić | Law advised Železara Smederevo and the Government of Serbia on EU, regulatory and corporate matters in connection with the €46 million ($52 million) sale of assets of Železara Smederevo’s through a public tender procedure to the Chinese company Hebei Iron and Steel Company Limited (HBIS).  Under the transaction, HBIS pledged to invest at least $300 million in a new company and to utilize the acquired assets to develop its global layout and to provide better service for its customers in Europe. Leading Serbian Steel Manufacturer Železara Smederevo is Serbia’s leading producer of steel and is the second largest […]

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