Jelena Bezarević Pajić

Client says: “Jelena is very close to becoming the leading arbitration expert in the region, if she’s not there already. Personally, I would like to recommend her as a competent, efficient and very reliable lawyer – the kind of lawyer who sets her mind on something and gets it done.”

Chambers Europe - 2017 Edition

Jelena Bezarević Pajić Partner

legal service

dispute resolution, corporate/m&a

admitted to the bar

2008, Serbia

with schoenherr since



Central European University, Budapest/Hungary (LL.M. in International Business Law 2007)
Asser College Europe, T.M.C. Asser Institute, The Hague/The Netherlands (Postgraduate course: International Trade Law including European Union Law, Law on World Trade Organization and International Commercial Arbitration, 2006)
University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law, Belgrade/Serbia (LL.B. 2005)


Serbian, English

academic and other publications

  • Guide to Arbitration Places (GAP), Chapter Serbia, Delos Dispute Resolution, 2018
  • CEE Legal Matters - When Arbitration Meets Insolvency in Montenegro - Can They Coexist?
  • International Bar Association, Arbitration Committee, Subcommittee for Recognition and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards – Country Reports on 'non-arbitrability' and 'public policy' as a defence to the recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards under the New York Convention:
  • Kluwer Arbitration Blog - Security for Costs in Investment Arbitration: Who Should Bear the Risk of an Impecunious Claimant?
  • International Bar Association Litigation Committee report on Multi-tiered Dispute Resolution Clauses 2015 - Montenegro
  • International Comparative Legal Guide to Telecoms, Media and Internet Laws and Regulations 2014 - Montenegro
  • Serbia & Montenegro: Enforcing Foreign Court Judgments and
  • Arbitral Awards (eng | srb)

schoenherr publications

  • Schoenherr Roadmap 2016: Montenegro: A Recently Modernised Arbitration Law Awaits New Users (eng | srb)
  • Schoenherr Roadmap 2015: Investment Arbitration – Is Your Investment in Serbia Protected? (eng | srb)

Jelena Bezarević Pajić


Bulevar vojvode Bojovića 6-8
SRB-11000 Belgrade

T: +381 11 3202 600