Name: Vanja Mugoša
Firm Name: Jovović, Mugoša & Vuković
Jurisdiction: Montenegro
Practice Area: Commercial Law

Telephone: +382 20 672 671
Fax: +382 20 672 672

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Professional Biography:

Leaders in Law endorses Vanja Mugoša as our exclusively recommended Commercial Law expert in Montenegro. If you wish to get in touch with Vanja please use the contact information provided above.

Experienced Managing Partner with a demonstrated history of working in the legal services industry. Skilled in Commercial Law, Negotiation, Business Planning, Legal Writing, Corporate Law, and Intellectual Property. Strong business development professional graduated from University of Montenegro, Law Faculty Podgorica.

Commercial Law

Commercial law, also known as trade law, is the body of law that applies to the rights, relations, and conduct of persons and businesses engaged in commerce, merchandising, trade and sales.

It is often considered to be a branch of civil law and deals with issues of both private law and public law.

Commercial law includes within its compass such titles as:

  • Domestic and international trade
  • Relationship between the principal and agent
  • Carriage by land and sea
  • Merchant shipping
  • Guarantee
  • Marine, fire, life and accident insurance
  • Security interests (collaterals)
  • Negotiable instruments
  • Contracts, Partnerships etc.

Many of these categories fall within financial law, an aspect of commercial law pertaining specifically to financing and the financial markets.

It can also be understood to regulate corporate contracts, hiring practices, and the manufacture and sales of consumer goods.

In Montenegro, various regulatory schemes control how commerce is conducted, particularly vis-à-vis customers.

We provide portfolio of commercial law services to both domestic and foreign companies and entrepreneurs.

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Law
  • Business and Corporate Law
  • Tax Law
  • M & A
  • Financing
  • Restructuring
  • Civil Law
  • Administration Law

Firm Description:

We have been operating as a new entity in the legal advisory market of FR Yugoslavia since 1984, when we were founded by the attorney-at-law Novica Jovović.

From the very beginning we have been recognized as a successful and highly respected law office, with diverse portfolio of legal services and also as a reliable, loyal and competent partner of our clients. Between 1992 and 2009 we had worked in Montenegro and Serbia under the name law firm Jovović & partners, and since January 2010 we are working under the name law firm Jovović, Mugoša & Vuković.

If one measure success of a law firm by the size of workforce, then our law firm is the biggest in Montenegro. In addition to that, our law firm shall be between three biggest legal services providers in Montenegro, if one apply criterion of size of client database and annually generated revenues.

Eventually, if one perform benchmarking on the ground of quality of IT sector, internal procedures, case management, client care etc., our law firm again needs to be envisaged as indisputable market leader. With bespoke approach to our clients we have assured a leading position and good reputation.

Our operative results yielded a possibility to participate in process of privatization and restructuring of ex state-owned property, resolving strategic economic controversies and other high value disputes, protection of human rights and intellectual property and the disputes that were of particular media and public interest.

From the beginning of our work, the law firm has been reinforced with young staff, with talented lawyers that are capable to resolve diverse problems with energy and knowledge.

Important moment in the life of the firm was in 2016, when we had moved to the new 1000 sq.m building on the present downtown address.

We sincerely believe that services based on proficiency and qualifications are the pillars of success. In year to come, our objectives shall remain the same – to provide a service of precision and high quality, and we will do that only if we stay current with the legal environment in Western Balkans.

In order to be capable to propose complex legal solutions, we need to cooperate with reputable business, tax, financial and accounting advisors in Montenegro and abroad. In addition to that, from time to time, we have cooperated with other specialists in areas that require specific non-legal qualifications and knowledge.