Zoran Sretić is a Legal Counsellor at Stojković Attorneys.
His practice focuses on competition law, computer law, energy, infrastructure and environmental law, intellectual property rights (IPR) and state aid.
Zoran’s experience includes advising on matters related to EU internal market rules, and in particular on trade, state aid, competition and IPR aspects of the Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA).
Prior to joining Stojković Attorneys, Zoran was Of Counsel at law firm Gecić, Aksić & Stojković. He advised on competition, state aid and SAA-related aspects of privatisation of Železara Smederevo. He also performed antitrust, state aid and IPR due diligence to transactions involving corporate clients such as Air Serbia, Alitalia, Etihad, Profimedia, Samsung, etc.
During his tenure at the Serbian European Integration Office (SEIO) as senior legal counsel, Zoran advised the chief negotiator of the Government of Serbia in the EU accession process. He assisted and advised line-ministries and governmental agencies in the approximation of legislation with the Community/EU law on EU competition, state aid and internal market rules, including the EU procurement law, environmental law, food safety law, and intellectual property rights.
Zoran was a member of the negotiating team of the Serbian Government for conclusion of the SAA with the EU and its Member States.
Zoran is an associate of the Centre for European Policies (CEP) and member of the Centre for Intellectual Property Rights. He was a guest lecturer at the University of Belgrade Faculty of Law masters syllabus on European Integration.
Zoran earned an LL.M. in competition law from the University of London, Queen Mary School of Law and LL.M. in EU and international business law from the European Centre for Peace and Development (ECPD). He completed his LL.B. at the University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Law.
Zoran is fluent in English and Serbian. Zoran passed the Bar Exam in April 2016.
He holds the co-authorship of The Business Guide to the Stabilisation and Association Agreement (ISAC Fund, 2008, Belgrade), Challenges of the European Integration Process in the Field of Environment and Sustainable Development (PALGO Centre, 2011), and the Guide to EU Policies – Trade (European Movement in Serbia, 2011).