Ognjen Colic

22 Nov 2021

Gecić Law experts discuss sustainability at CSR Forum 2021

Gecić Law’s sustainability experts took part in two sessions at this fall’s CSR Forum organized by the Responsible Business Forum and Smart Kolektiv. Gecić Law and the Responsible Business Forum hosted a panel on responsible business practices on November 22.  The event was held as part of the CSR Forum and was titled “Strategies for Sustainability – from CSR to ESG policies.” Our Partner and Head of Corporate / M&A Ognjen Colić moderated the panel. Meanwhile, speakers at the event were Erste Bank Senior Expert for Corporate Social Responsibility Sonja Konakov Sirčev, Nelt Operations Manager Milenko Ribić, Lidl Serbia CSR […]

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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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08 Jun 2021

Ognjen Colić Discusses Local Projects at 4th Serbian PPP Conference

Ognjen Colić, head of Gecić Law’s corporate practice, spoke at the 4th Serbian Public Private Partnership Conference, a hybrid event held today, organized under the auspices of the British-Serbian Chamber of Commerce, the British Embassy in Belgrade, the Ministry of Economy and the Ministry of Construction, Transportation and Infrastructure of the Republic of Serbia. Opening remarks were delivered by several high government officials and experts, including Tomislav Momirovic, Minister of Construction, Transportation and Infrastructure and Andjelka Atanackovic, Minister of Economy of the Republic of Serbia.  Besides high government officials, developers, contractors and service providers engaged in public-private partnerships also attended […]

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10 May 2021

Gecić Law’s Head of Corporate/M&A Ognjen Colić quoted in FAZ

Gecić Law’s expertise was yet again called upon by international media last Friday, as Head of Corporate/M&A Ognjen Colić was quoted in the leading German daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (“FAZ”) where he commented on Serbia’s latest Decree on Incentive Measures for Immunisation and Prevention and Suppression of the Infectious Disease COVID-19.  In the article, Mr. Colić noted that the Official Gazette is yet to publish the latest decree on the new COVID-19 sick leave payment rules after the Serbian Government announced that only those vaccinated would be eligible for an incentive to on top of regular salary reimbursements.  Those infected […]

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01 Jul 2020

Gecić Law contributes to the Serbian chapter of TerraLex Cross-border Guides

Gecić Law is delighted to announce that TerraLex Cross-Border Guides are finally out! It is our great pleasure to be part of such a standout project year after year, alongside other world-class law firms and distinguished TerraLex members, in our joined mission to help create tailored guides on legislation across jurisdictions. In 2020, our Senior Counsel and Head of Corporate / M&A practice Ognjen Colić and our Counsel Miluša Okiljević, with contributions from the rest of the team, provided comprehensive and thorough guidance through regulatory framework and development for 5 different industries in Serbia: M&A Mining Labor and Employment Crisis […]

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22 Jan 2020

Ognjen Colić enlisted by World Bank as a Local Expert in Agriculture Law

It is our great pleasure to announce that our Senior Counsel Ognjen Colić participated in the World Bank’s “Enabling the Business of Agriculture in Serbia 2019” by providing the World Bank’s Agriculture team with responses to an exhaustive legal questionnaire addressing key legal matters for businesses and individuals intending to invest in or expand their investments in agriculture in Serbia. As a token of appreciation of Ognjen’s contribution to the project and the Serbian agriculture law expertise he and his team provided, he has been enlisted by the World Bank as one of a select few local agricultural law experts. […]

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22 Nov 2019

Gecić Law and Zdolšek Attorneys advise Gorenje Slovenia on the sale of Gorenje TIKI Serbia

Gecić Law assisted GORENJE doo gospodinjski aparati, Slovenia, as local legal counsel, in the acquisition of GORENJE TIKI doo Stara Pazova, Serbia by Swedish NIBE Industrier AB. Katja Zdolšek of Zdolšek Attorneys, Slovenia, led the advice. Gorenje Tiki is Gorenje’s Serbian affiliate and is proud to be one of Europe’s main water heater producers. Author: Ognjen Colić

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25 Oct 2019

Ognjen Colić in panel discussion at Winter Vivaldi CFO Forum 2019

It is our great pleasure to announce that our Senior Counsel Ognjen Colić will be a panelist at the Winter Vivaldi CFO & LEGAL Forum, which will take place from 27th to 29th November 2019 in Mokra Gora. This year’s Forum will focus on Financial and Legal Security topics. Speakers and panelists of various profiles and industry sectors will present some of the major challenges and risks faced by companies. Ognjen Colić will participate in the closing panel discussion named “How to Avoid the Balkan Spy Scenario”*, where alongside other colleagues from the legal sector he will take an in-depth […]

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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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24 Jan 2018

Gecić Law Contributes to the first ever Serbia chapter of the Transnational Litigation Guide

We are excited to announce that Gecić Law, contributed to the first-ever Serbia chapter of the Transnational Litigation Guide, December 2017 update.  Published by Thomson Reuters, the most recent guide offers comprehensive overview and detailed analysis of litigation procedure as well as insight into the tactical, substantive and procedural issues of Serbian litigation system along with more than 27 other major legal systems. Authored by Ognjen Colić and Jovan Rajković, senior counsels at Gecić Law, the Serbian chapter includes detailed information and insights into Serbian litigation rules and covers topics such as: structure of courts, obtaining jurisdiction and choice of forum, […]

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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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28 Oct 2016

Colić Law Office joins Gecić Law

It is our great pleasure to announce that Colić Law Office, a boutique law firm focusing on corporate / M&A and litigation, has joined Gecić Law.  A joining of two extraordinary teams with shared values and culture, with complimentary practice strengths will enable us to provide a new and broader set of services to our clients. Ognjen Colić, who will assume the position of the Head of Corporate practice at Gecić Law commented: „With this step, we have set out to create an empowering platform to provide even more custom-tailored and innovative solutions.  This will allow us to push the […]

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