Tijana Žunić Marić is an Attorney at Law and Partner at Zunic Law Firm Novi Sad.
Tijana’s area of expertise includes information technology law, intellectual property, competition law, commercial law and dispute resolution. She represents some of the leading national and regional companies within these areas of law and has recently advised one of the “Big Four” accounting firms headquartered in London.
Tijana’s core expertise includes IT law, in particular, complex legal matters regarding software development agreements, software licensing, technology joint-venture agreements, outsourcing agreements, confidentiality and trade secrets, as well as matters regarding cybersecurity and personal data protection & privacy. Tijana’s expertise also includes trademark and domain name protection. Her clients’ list includes multinational IT companies with a presence in Serbia, as well as some of the largest leading global IT companies.
From 2015 Tijana Žunic Marić holds the position of the Secretary of Belgrade Arbitration Center (BAC), a permanent arbitral institution that administers domestic and foreign disputes which is within the auspices of Serbian Arbitration Association.
Prior to being accepted to Serbian Bar and the Bar of Vojvodina, Tijana acquired expertise in the field of IT law and competition law by shadowing some of the prominent English barristers, while working at leading London barristers’ chambers: Brick Court, Monckton Chambers, South Square and Red Lion.
Tijana obtained her Bachelor’s law degree at the University of Novi Sad graduating as 1% top of the class and among 100 best students in Serbia, based on which she was presented with the University Excellence Award. She completed LL.M. studies at University of Novi Sad (summa cum laude), University of Luxembourg (cum laude) and University of Cambridge (cum laude). While studying at Cambridge she was a scholar of Cambridge Overseas Trust and Open Society Foundation. As an excellent student, Tijana was also selected as a Pegasus Trust Scholar, a scholarship provided by the Honorable Society of Inner Temple, Bar of England and Wales.
Alongside practicing law, she has been working as a teaching assistant at the University Business Academy Novi Sad.
During her education, Tijana participated at numerous competitions in law, such as Regional Human Rights Moot Court Competition before the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) and Moot Court National Competition in International Humanitarian Law. She was also a member of the team representing Serbia in a case before the ECHR, as well as an associate-attorney of the Lawyers’ Committee of Human Rights and the Pištaljka portal.
Tijana speaks Serbian (native), English and French.