SOG Samardzic Orseki & Grbovic has announced the official opening of its office in Bosnia and Herzegovina, led by Ana Grubac and Jovana Pusac.
According to a press release issued by the firm, "SOG has been successfully cooperating with the new local partners on a number of projects, and this step exemplifies our mutual commitment to providing top tier legal services across the region."
Ana Grubac specializes in corporate, taxation, banking, and securities trading. She got her degree from the University of Novi Sad in 2000, at which point she began working in the Banja Luka County Court, where she stayed until October 2003. In 2004 she began working at the Central Registry of Securities of Republika Srpska, and in 2005 she became Senior Tax and Legal Consultant at Deloitte Republika Srpska – Bosnia and Herzegovina. In 2010 she became a Legal and Tax Consultant at the Public Notary Irena Mojovic in Banja Luka, and in July of last year she began providing independent counseling to a number of clients. According to SOG, "Ms. Grubac utilizes her experience in the public sector and deep understanding of clients’ commercial needs to provide a uniquely streamlined service in an administratively burdensome jurisdiction such is Bosnia and Herzegovina.”
Jovana Pusac practices in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina. After graduating from the Faculty of Law at the University of Banja Luka in 2006 she began her career at the Law Office of Irena Mojovic, then moved to the Law Office of Zoran Kisin in September 2008. In October 2008 she joined the Law Office of Goranka Marijanac in Banja Luka, where she stayed for five years, before opening her own office in December 2014. Throughout her career she has also served as the legal advisor to the Medici.com journal of medical communications. She obtained an LL.M. and a J.D. from the faculty of Law at the University of Novi Sad in 2011 and 2016, respectively. According to SOG, “Besides numerous professional accomplishments in corporate and commercial law, she also held teaching positions at several universities in Bosnia and Herzegovina and is currently finishing her PhD studies at the University of Novi Sad. The firm states that, "Ms. Pusac is recognized as a commercial litigator able to successfully argue cases unique to Bosnia and Herzegovina as well as the region."