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Serbia Law Firm

Updated on Thursday 23rd September 2021

For the successful resolution of any legal problem, our law firm in Serbia relies on professionalism, confidentiality in the relationship with their clients, a high level of legal knowledge, creativity, dynamism, and adaptability. Our lawyers' work in Serbia combines professional training and experience in order to address each client with responsibility for all the projects launched by them.
 
We believe that our law firm`s services characterized by professionalism and ethics meet the highest standards and individualize our work on the Serbian market of legal services. Our team of lawyers is specialized in corporate and commercial issues provided to clients across Serbia. They are motivated, very well informed and focused on the client`s needs. Our lawyers in Serbia have a high level of expertise in all legal sectors and are proactive in finding the best solutions and constructive advice.

Our law firm in Serbia will help you successfully resolve any legal issue and will help you become more competitive in your industry and our lawyers will facilitate your interaction with the Serbian state authorities, with other companies, and with your own clients. We also sustain and assist you in any case of litigation in order to obtain the best result for your company.
 
Before describing the services we can offer, please feel free to watch a video with information about our law firm in Serbia

 


How to open a company, helped by our lawyer in Serbia


The main activity of our law firm in Serbia is the provision of legal consulting for companies in various legal issues that our clients face during the activity of their company. We offer our services since the beginning of your business in Serbia, by providing consultancy for incorporation of your company, drafting the articles of incorporation, establish and transfer the share capital, capital increase and reduction, establish the headquarters, as well as other matters related to the procedure of opening a company in Serbia.

Depending on the activity your company performs in Serbia, our lawyer in Serbia can deal with obtaining special permits and licenses from the competent authorities. If your company employs foreign citizens they will need work permits in order to be employed in Serbia. Our law firm can apply for work permits with the National Employment Office on your behalf and draw the employment contracts. In order to sustain your business in the following phases, our law firm in Serbia is able to perform editing, modifying and monitoring of the performance of all types of internal and international commercial contracts and drafting legal opinions on any legal matters arising in the course of the commercial activity of your company.
 
 
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How can we solve debt recovery in Serbia?


Our law firm in Serbia provides services for debt recovery, following the procedures from the amicable settlement to the court trial and by the enforcement procedures, as provided by the Serbian Law. In this legal filed our lawyers have a wide experience in debt collection cases. Our attorneys in Serbia are a reliable partner, engaged in continuing the mediation with the debtor for the quickest way to recover your past-due claims. We can also provide you with commercial third party collections, international collecting services, and receivable outsourcing.   

Our law firm in Serbia also represents their clients in cases concerning the debtor’s insolvency procedure and our lawyers in Serbia conduct the proceedings under the Serbian Law until the reorganization of the company or bankruptcy proceedings and any litigation derived from previous actions.

 

Tax advice and planning provided by our lawyer in Serbia

 

Our law firm in Serbia provides financial advisory for any tax law issues in order to conduct your company’s activities in the safest conditions. Our lawyer in Serbia is also able to represent your interests in litigation concerning budgetary claims. Since the Serbian legal framework in the field of tax law is extensive, with numerous references to secondary legislation, our lawyers provide information on all changes, in order to prevent any problems that may affect your company’s interests. Through our lawyers in Serbia, you can access a vast network of experienced professionals in matters like:

 

  • the annual audit in complete agreement with the applicable legislation;
  • tax compliance and planning services for any kind of company;
  • assurance services, partner, and partnership tax, if it is necessary; 
  • human resources services, employee disputes and a wide range of investigations.
 
Our company collaborates with tax consultants and accountants as well as other professionals in complementary fields in order to offer you complete solutions when it comes to tax compliance. Our law firm in Serbia will also guide foreign investors for the avoidance of double taxation, in accordance to the Double Tax Treaties available in Serbia. By working with our experienced team of lawyers you will find out whether you are eligible to apply for these tax privileges and they will offer you further support in order to take advantage of the Double Tax Treaties.


Company liquidation services


When you want to close your company in Serbia, there are several conditions that must be taken into account. In order to comply with all the rules provided by the Law on Business Companies, ask for our law firm in Serbia support. Our lawyers in Serbia will find the best solutions in order to stop the activity of your company, no matter the reason of liquidation, for example not performing any activities for more than two years, when the availability term stated in the company’s internal regulations expired, in case of breaking the laws. All aspects of company liquidation in Serbia can be covered by our team of professional lawyers. They can assist you in concluding all contracts, auctioning the company`s assets for covering any liabilities and distributing the last balance sheets among shareholders. Our lawyers in Serbia can also provide professional support for dissolution of a company as a result of a status change.

 

How are litigation cases dealt in Serbia?

 
Litigation cases in Serbia are dealt in varied courts of law like:
 
  • the Serbian Supreme Court, the highest instance which oversees the cases of lower courts;
  • the Serbian Constitutional Court, an independent entity in charge of general laws;
  • the appellate courts in Serbia in charge of appeals of crime cases and many others;
  • the municipal courts in Serbia which are the first instance courts that deal with criminal cases and verdicts.

 

How can I obtain a work permit in Serbia?

 
According to the Law on Employment of Foreign Citizens, workers from abroad have the same rights to work as the nationals in Serbia. The work permit in Serbia is issued if a temporary or a permanent residence permit is already granted to foreigners living in this country. The simple work permit is issued for all foreign citizens who have accepted different job positions in Serbian companies. As for personal work permit, this can also be obtained by citizens with a refugee status in Serbia. All the legal requirements can be explained by our team of attorneys in Serbia.
 

Virtual office services offered by our lawyer in Serbia

 
International entrepreneurs who do not want to set up a company with a traditional office have the possibility of purchasing virtual office packages. These come with a notable business address, a phone number linked to the company’s activities and also a private number for the owner of the firm. In most cases, a virtual office package is adopted for financial reasons, as such services are at a fraction of the expenses for a traditional office. Phone answering and call forwarding are among the services you can receive through a virtual office in Serbia. We are at your disposal with information about the virtual office packages you can purchase in Serbia.
 

Support for real estate due diligence in Serbia

 
Before acquiring a property in Serbia, it is recommended to ask for real estate due diligence, a procedure that involves the verification of the chosen property. In this direction, the property’s documents are examined, plus, if there are any administrative proceedings on the go, these can be easily detected. We remind that our team of lawyers in Serbia can provide you with a financial report about the property you wish to purchase and can inform you about any legal problems involved if any.
 

Our legal services in Serbia

 
Our team of attorneys in Serbia is at your disposal if you are a foreign investor who wants to know complete details about how to start a business, about the company registration, company management, tax planning, company litigation, licenses and permits, real estate due diligence, virtual office packages, EORI registration, company liquidation and many more. Feel free to ask for legal support and also assistance if you are interested in visa and work permits for your employees in Serbia.
 

How can I relocate to Serbia?

 
Foreigners who want to relocate in Serbia need to apply for a Serbian visa, as soon as the documents are prepared in this sense. The following requirements need to be observed when applying for a visa for Serbia:
 
  • foreigners must have a valid passport and sufficient funds for living in Serbia;
  • it is important to have a clear criminal record before applying for a visa;
  • a medical insurance covering medical costs of EUR 20,000 is necessary;
  • for the relocation of minors, a legal certificate is necessary.

 

The structure of courts in Serbia

 
The Supreme Court of Cassation contains the appellate courts, the higher courts, and the basic courts established as general jurisdictions. A special category of courts is the one known as special jurisdictions which comprise the following courts:
 
 
•    Administrative;
•    Commercial;
•    Commercial appellate;
•    Misdemeanor;
•    Misdemeanor appellate.
 
The basic courts in Serbia deal and arbitrate the cases of criminal charges and decide the petitions for termination of legal consequences in cases of convictions. Also, the same courts are in charge of housing conflicts, international legal assistance for nationals and employment cases in Serbia. The Higher Courts in Serbia respect the Law on Organization of Courts and adjudicate the criminal offences like money laundering, crimes, the disclosure of national secrets, the cases in which the constitution has been breached, or the cases of corruption. Also, these courts deal with discrimination cases, family issues (divorce, paternity, custody) and copyright disputes. Ones should know that Higher Courts in Serbia are in charge of appeal to sentences and can make decisions in this sense. 
 
For a proper understanding of the court responsibilities in Serbia, it is best to solicit legal support and information, a matter where our attorneys in Serbia can help.
 

Judges in Serbia

 
The Law on Judges oversees the activities and the status of the magistrates in Serbia which mentions that they are independent and cannot be responsible for their decisions in the court of law, except the cases in which it is considered that breaches of law intervened. The status of independent judges is established by the High Judicial Court in Serbia, the entity responsible for the election of magistrates in this country.
 

Details about the High Court Council in Serbia

 
In Serbia, the High Court Council was created as an independent judicial body in 2010, in respect to the constitution of this country.  The High Judicial Council in Serbia acts on behalf of the institutional and distinct independence and self-government of courts and magistrates in this state.
 
Please bear in mind that the Serbian authorities will ask for complete details about the purposes of the visit. We invite you to contact our team of lawyers in Serbia for complete legal support when applying for a Serbian visa.