Dr. Jelena Gazivoda

Senior Partner
Senior Partner

Jelena is a Senior Partner at JPM and a member of the Corporate/M&A and Banking and Finance department and Head of Mining and Energy department.

Jelena is a highly regarded legal expert with over 20 years of experience, advising on landmark transactions and projects of strategic importance for Serbia and the SEE region. Jelena is also a Lecturer at the Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade, and Lecturer at the Bar Academy, Bar Association of the Republic of Serbia.

Jelena is listed in the ‘Hall of Fame’ section of the Legal 500 EMEA and as the ‘Market Leader‘ with IFLR 1000.

She is also ranked in the Chambers Europe (Corporate/Commercial) for Serbia.


Jelena Gazivoda is in a class of her own. Her expertise is broad, and she is equally good in corporate, PPP, insurance and energy matters. A true professional and an outstanding person to work with.Legal 500

“Experienced, straightforward, and very dedicated to clients’ needs” – Chambers

Jelena Gazivoda is the best energy lawyer on the Serbian market. ” – Legal 500

Jelena Gazivoda is outstanding – a true leader on the market.” – Legal 500

“Very dedicated, very punctual and very precise,” – Chambers

” One of the best lawyers I’ve ever worked with. ” – Legal 500

Great understanding of the commercial angle of the deal, superior regulatory and M&A knowledge. Extremely responsive and professional. ”- IFLR 1000

“a true leader, strong character and excellent negotiator.” – Chambers

“ One of the most talented and dedicated lawyers I had the pleasure to work with. Focused, concise, proactive and experienced advice. “IFLR 1000

“She has lots of patience as well as great drafting and negotiation skills.”Chambers


2006., Serbia


The University of Belgrade (PhD 2016)
The University of Belgrade (Mag.iur. 2003)
The University of Cambridge, U.K.(LL.M. 2002)
University of Belgrade (LL.B. 1996)


International Bar Association (IBA)
Belgrade Bar Association
Association for Insurance Law of Serbia
Association of Commercial Lawyers of Serbia
European Law Association



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