Labor disputes

Mihaj, Ilić & Milanović provides practical advice and creative solutions that enable our clients to achieve their goals of attracting and retaining top talent as well as preemptively preventing expensive labor disputes. Our lawyers are experts at representing corporate clients, investors, State-owned enterprises and individuals in matters relating to employment termination, union campaigns, mobbing and other relevant aspects.
Leading companies cannot afford to allow labor dispute to impede their business and reputation, and thus require skilled trial lawyers and negotiators. Furthermore, we are well aware of the sensitive nature of the issue, and also provide our services to individuals looking for protection or remuneration through labor dispute proceedings. Our labor dispute experts counsel and represent clients throughout a dispute’s lifecycle, including drafting of management agreements, relevant employment contracts and by-laws and representation in labor litigation. Our lawyers have a successful track-record of serving as lead trial counsels in relevant employment proceedings, including breach of contract cases, claims for injunctive relief, and such. In many of the aforementioned cases, it was the ability to negotiate complex yet practical settlements that set our lawyers apart all the while making sure to help their clients avoid unnecessary litigation costs, fines and reputational damage. Furthermore, we provide clients with counsel on how to develop optimal policies to avoid employment-related issues beforehand as well as determine the best strategic course when facing a threat of litigation.
In recent times, we’ve witnessed a surge in mobbing-related cases in both Serbia and the region. It is with great pride that we can say our lawyers have been at the forefront of the development of this practice in the local markets. Members of our team are pioneers in the area and have industry-leading experience in counseling and representing clients in matters such as procedures before the employer, mediation, as well as collection and preparation of factual and background evidence necessary for successful mobbing proceedings.
In essence, clients, both large corporate and individuals, depend on Mihaj, Ilić & Milanović not only to develop and implement effective preemptive mechanisms, but also to solve problems when labor relations cross the line into disputes.
Our lawyers counsel and represent both employers and employees by providing advice and support on the following matters: