Tijana Žunić Marić is an Attorney at Law and Partner at Zunic Law Firm.
Tijana specialized in Information Technology Law and Data Protection Law while studying at the University of Cambridge and while working at leading London barristers’ chambers: Brick Court, Monckton Chambers and South Square, by shadowing some of the prominent English barristers. Apart from the IT Law and Data Protection, Tijana’s expertise includes the Intellectual Property Law and Commercial Law.
Her clients’ list includes multinational IT companies with a presence in Serbia, as well as some of the largest national IT companies which have become leaders on the global market in their sector. Apart from the IT companies, Tijana advises companies committed to digitalization, with particular focus on e-commerce.
Given that Tijana has completed the certified course for the implementation of the GDPR organized by the International Association for Privacy Professionals (IAPP), she advises companies regarding personal data protection and cyber protection. In addition, Tijana represents clients in complex legal matters regarding software development agreements, software licensing, technology joint-venture agreements, outsourcing agreements, confidentiality and trade secrets.
From 2015 to 2018 Tijana Žunic Marić held the position of the Secretary of the Belgrade Arbitration Center (BAC), a permanent arbitral institution that administers domestic and foreign disputes which is within the auspices of the Serbian Arbitration Association.
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 the 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.
During her education, Tijana participated in various 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.