Prelević Law Firm was established in 1991 and has grown to become the largest corporate law firm in Montenegro.


With a team of 18 lawyers and offices in Podgorica and Budva, the firm covers the entire spectrum of business-related practice areas and is a true leader in the legal landscape in Montenegro. The firm was entrusted with the recovery of formerly distressed residential and tourist development in the coastal area of Montenegro. Prelević Law Firm is the only office in Montenegro maintaining a German language desk, and currently employs three German-speaking lawyers.

Prelević Law Firm specialises in handling commercial transactions, M&A deals and privatizations and was major advisor in the most important transactions in the banking and financing sector, as well as in the area of property developments and tourism.

“Sources regard Dragan Prelević as a “very capable lawyer who always finds a solution, no matter what”, adding: “he is one of the best I’ve worked with in Montenegro”. He has an established presence in the Podgorica corporate market, with experience across all aspects of the commercial sphere.”

“Commercial real estate is a key area of activity for this local firm. It offers a broad real estate service, advising clients on acquisitions, disposals, developments and transfer of title. The team is also able to offer support on related issues, including tax, insurance and banking”.

“Prelević Law Firm has the market’s largest team and provides ‘a top-quality service’. It is a team of choice for numerous international law firms requiring Montenegrin expertise and typically acts for well-known multinationals and high-profile domestic companies. Clients include the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Philip Morris International, Deutsche Telekom, Unilever, Ford and Porto Montenegro. Radomir Prelević is widely respected and Dragan Prelević, who leads on many of the transactions, is the main contact at the firm.”

In June 2017, at special awards ceremony in Warsaw, Dragan Prelevic, managing partner of Prelevic Law Firm, was named the Market Maker for Montenegro (CEE Legal Matters award) a special lifetime achievement award given to the senior lawyer identified by peers as having played the most influential and significant role in creating the country’s modern legal market.