Lasting partnerships

We see our clients as our long term partners and not as one-time customers.

Lasting partnerships

We see our clients as our long term partners and not as one-time customers.

Marija Papic, LL.M.

Practice Area

  • Competition/Antitrust
  • State Aid
  • Distribution & Consumer Protection
  • EU Procedural & Substantive Law
  • Corporate, Commercial, M&A
  • Contract Law
  • Administrative & Regulatory

Contact Details

Marija Papic, LL.M.

PARTNER

Education

LL.M. – European Union Litigation, Paris II Panthéon-Assas University, Paris (summa cum laude)
LL.M. – French Business and Corporate Law, Paris II Panthéon-Assas University, Paris (cum laude)
LL. B – Business Law, University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law

Primary areas of expertise

Competition/Antitrust/State Aid
Distribution & Consumer Protection EU
Procedural & Substantive Law
Corporate, Commercial, M&A
Contract Law
Administrative & Regulatory

Languages

Serbian
French
English
Croatian

MembershipS

Novi Sad/Voïvodina Bar Association
Paris Bar Qualified

Experience

Partner and Head of French Desk at Doklestic Repic & Gajin.

Dual-qualified multilingual French and Serbian lawyer with more than 15 years of in-depth legal counsel experience in international law offices, courts, governmental institutions and multinational companies in Strasbourg, Luxemburg, Paris and Belgrade. Her practice focuses on matters related to Competition/Antitrust/State Aid, French Business & Contract Law, Distribution & Consumer Protection, EU Procedural & Substantive Law and Corporate, Commercial, M&A.

Ms. Marija Papic advised clients in some of the most challenging regional multi-million transactions in number of industries including aviation, automotive, energy and steel and worked on defense strategies before the commercial courts and arbitration, the European Commission, the Serbian competition and state aid authorities, French competition and state bodies, including the Directorate-General for Competition, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Control. While working at the Court of Justice of the European, she provided comparative analysis of legal issues in EU Member States jurisdictions and contributed to drafting of Advocate-General’s opinions. She has also advised in merger and antitrust cases, antidumping cases, and completed several compliance audits of her clients’ business practices. She advised pharmaceutical, cosmetic and luxury parfums, retail and consumer products and telecommunications companies in relation to competition, distribution, advertising, consumer protection, data protection and regulatory.

Ms. Marija Papic earned her Bachelor of Laws from the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law and two LL.M degrees with the highest distinctions from University Paris II Panthéon-Assas in the areas of European Litigation and Procedural Law and French Business and Corporate Law. She is a member of Novi Sad/Voïvodina Bar, Serbia and Paris Bar qualified.

PUBLICATIONS

Practical Law, Thomson Reuters UK

It’s a Deal: a new Directive for stronger competition authorities in the EU. What does this mean for Serbia?, July 2018; Criminal liability of legal entities in Serbia, April 2018; Serbia's adoption of Treaty Establishing the Transport Community between the EU and the South East European Parties, February 2018; European Union twists Amazon’s arm – a warning for multinationals in Serbia?, November 2017; Serbia’s national bar raises its voice against the current Competition Act - update, October 2017; If it were up to the EU Courts, Serbian competition law framework would undergo a fundamental overhaul, September 2017; Serbia’s national bar raises its voice against the current Competition Act, September 2017; Serbia and Montenegro: state aid spotlight on corporate profit tax, September 2017; When Sharing is not Caring: Exchange of Information in M&A Transactions and Serbian Competition Law, September 2017; Frikom, leading ice-cream manufacturer, under the loupe of Serbia's Commission for protection of competition for the second time, June 2017; Quarterly review of decisions taken by Serbia's Commission for Protection of Competition, June 2017; Amendments to the Serbian Criminal Code, June 2017;

ILGC, Cartels and Leniency 2016, Chapter 29, 9th Edition, November 2015, GLG London

 

News And Events

Doklestic Repic & Gajin Launches French Desk

Doklestic Repic & Gajin is pleased to announce the launch of its French Desk, led by Ms. Marija Papic.

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Serbia: New Preventive Measures for Employers and Employees

The Ministry of Labor has adopted the Rulebook on Preventive Measures for Safe and Healthy Work!

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Competition Newsletter: June 2020

Doklestic Repic & Gajin competition newsletter for June is out!

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The Deadline for the Registered Bidders to Comply With the New Law Expires on 1 July 2020

In order to comply with the new Law on Public Procurements and the Rulebook on the Content of the Register of Bidders!

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Serbia: Incentive Measures Regarding Debt Securities

Legal framework of stimulative measures aimed to support the economy!

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