Operations Manager | Joint Zunic Law Firm Belgrade
Jelena Kovačević

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  • University “Roma Tre”, Faculty of Humanities, Rome, Italy: Master’s Course in Peace Studies: International Cooperation, Human Rights and Policies of the European Union
  • Belgrade University, Faculty of Philology: Professor of Italian language and literature


Awards and Scholarships

  • 2007-2008 Italian Government scholarship for foreign students
  • 2006-2007 Serbian Ministry of Education and Sports (Fund for Youth Talents): scholarship for postgraduate studies abroad



Work experience

  • 2023 Operations Manager at Joint Zunic Law Firm Belgrade
  • 2009-2023 Translator and Office Manager at a joint Italian-Serbian accounting and tax consulting firm
  • 2019 Collaborator on a translation project funded by the Serbian Ministry of European Integration: translation into Serbian of the Acquis Communautaire



Jelena Kovačević is the Operations Manager at Joint Zunic Law Firm Belgrade, having joined the team in August 2023. In her role, she is primarily responsible for client onboarding and ensuring the smooth operational and technical functioning of the Zunic Law in Belgrade.


Before joining the Zunic Law team, Jelena worked as a translator for Italian and English at a joint Italian-Serbian company specializing in accounting and tax consulting. Her responsibilities included managing client relations, conducting written and consecutive translations, and overseeing administrative office tasks.


Following her studies at the Faculty of Philology in Belgrade, she further honed her skills by attending numerous courses and seminars. She participated in a summer school for foreigners studying Italian language and literature at the University for Foreigners in Siena, as well as a course for professional translators organized by the Association of Professional and Scientific Translators of Serbia.


Benefiting from scholarships from the Government of the Republic of Italy and the Fund for Youth Talents of the Republic of Serbia, Jelena pursued her master’s studies at the University “Roma Tre” in Rome. During her postgraduate studies, she completed an internship at the Interuniversity Research Centre on Sustainable Development (CIRPS) at the University “La Sapienza” in Rome.



Jelena speaks Serbian (native) and is fluent in Italian and English.

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