THE TEAM

Our team is our strength. We are a highly-skilled group of professionals who have been involved in the legal business for many years. We are great colleagues and we cooperate efficiently and effectively with mutual respect.

Tatjana Popovski Buloski

Managing Partner

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Tatjana Popovski Buloski is the founding partner of Popovski & Partners. She is a legal expert with 20 years of experience in the legal sector in the Republic of North Macedonia. Her vast experience includes various projects focused on securities, energy, telecommunications, insurance, concessions and PPP.

Tatjana has participated in many projects including major privatizations in the country, equity investments and project finance. She is one of the most experienced competition lawyers in the country. Tatjana is also known for her work on M&A transactions. 

She has vast experience in high profile white-collar criminal proceedings. Her experience also covers commercial and civil litigation, international commercial arbitration, antitrust and competition law proceedings.

Tatjana has been recognized as a leading individual by several international legal directories in dispute resolution and corporate. 

She is the author/co-author of more than 30 articles in domestic and international editions on topics related to competition law, energy law, employment law, and dispute resolution.

She speaks fluent English and French.

Jana Dukovska Despotovska is the founding partner at Popovski & Partners. She is a legal expert with 20 years of experience in the legal sector in the Republic of North Macedonia. She is one of the most experienced IP lawyers in the country. Her vast experience includes various projects focused on copyright, industrial property, IT, competition, consumer protection, privacy and data protection.

Her main focus is Intellectual Property – Industrial Property and Copyright.

Jana’s experience in this area also includes the position of the Deputy Director of the State Office of Industrial Property.

Jana publishes regularly, especially in the field of Intellectual Property, in different national and international editions.

She holds a Master’s Degree in South Eastern European Studies from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, 2000-2001. Jana is also a Visiting Professor for Uniform Private Law at the University American College Skopje.

Jana speaks fluent English and Serbian.

 

Jana Dukovska Despotovska

Partner

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Ognen Martinov

Partner

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Ognen Martinov is one of the founding partners at Popovski & Partners. He is a legal expert with more than 10 years of experience in the legal sector in the Republic of North Macedonia. He was a trainee at the Basic Criminal Court in Skopje and member of the core team in another law firm prior to joining Popovski & Partners. His experience includes representation in commercial and civil litigation, as well as in criminal proceedings.

Ognen has participated in various projects focused on mining, energy, and telecommunications. He has also been part of many projects including high profile legal due diligence analysis in the country.

He is also known for his work in employment-related issues, insurance, material agreements, construction, and real estate.

 Ognen holds an LL.M. degree in criminal law.

 He is fluent in English.

Anastazija Anastasovska is a lawyer at Popovski & Partners. She has more than six years of experience in legal matters in the Republic of North Macedonia working in the private and public sectors. Her areas of particular interest include consumer protection law, IP law, IT law, media law, telecommunications, contract law, tort law, competition law, and administrative law.

Anastazija has been part of the working group at the Ministry of Economy for drafting of the Consumer Protection Law. She has also participated in the project for company certification on consumer fair practices “Fair with the Consumer” certificate as an expert advisor. She has attended many local and international seminars, conferences and workshops for legal professionals.

Anastazija holds a degree in intellectual property, double degree program organized by the Ss. Cyril and Methodius University and the University of Strasbourg, an LL.M degree in civil law, and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in administrative law at the School of Doctoral Studies at Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje.

 Anastazija is fluent in English.

Anastazija Anastasovska Kostovska

Lawyer

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Andrijana Volcevska

Lawyer

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After 14 years in the insurance business, Andrijana Volcevska joined the team of Popovski & Partners covering issues related to insurance law and labor law.

Her daily engagement includes drafting of employment contracts, internal and organizational acts of employers, conducting disciplinary procedures, implementation of redundancies, preparation of acts preventing mobbing and discrimination and all relevant and related documents and proceedings.

Regarding insurance, her experience in dealing with material and moral damages and tort law relates to preparation of requests regarding compensation of damages as a result of different misconducts, representation in proceedings in front of insurance companies and courts, preparing settlements for compensation of damage claims and related.

Andrijana speaks fluent English and Serbian.

Angela Milanovska is one of the team members at Popovski & Partners. She has more than 5 years of experience in legal matters in the Republic of North Macedonia.

She started her legal career in another law firm prior to joining Popovski & Partners. Her experience includes representation in commercial and civil litigation.

 Angela has participated in various projects focused on bankruptcy, intellectual property, and legal due diligence analysis in the country. She is also known for her work in material agreements.

 Angela holds an LL.M. degree in civil law.

 She is fluent in English.

Angela Milanovska

Lawyer

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Marjana Staninova

Lawyer

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Marjana Staninova joined our team in January, 2020. Her areas of particular interest include: contract law, corporate law, commercial law, tort law, litigation, and alternative dispute resolution.

She has participated in numerous educational programs, conferences, workshops and seminars, among which is the advanced study program – “17th International Summer School on Dispute Resolution” (Negotiation, Mediation, Arbitration) organized by Tulane University School of Law and Humboldt University School of Law. She was part of the Vis Moot Team of the University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius at the 22nd Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, and since then Marjana has been volunteering as an arbitrator at the international competition.

Prior to joining our law firm, Marjana was the Coordinator of a legal clinical education project “Legal clinic for Vulnerable Groups” at the Faculty of Law “Iustinianus Primus”. She was also a Program Assistant at the South East European Law Schools Network

Marjana holds an LL.M. degree in civil law and is currently a Ph.D. student in the same field, with a research focus on contract law at the School of Doctoral Studies at the University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius in Skopje. She is also a certified trainer of the HELP Program (Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals) of the Council of Europe.

She is fluent in English.

Dimitrij Postolovski is a legal trainee at Popovski & Partners working in the field of corporate law, civil law, and industrial property.

His interest in the consumer protection field led him to publish a thesis in 2018 on “Protection of Consumers from Dishonest Clauses in Consumer Contracts in the Law of the Republic of Macedonia”, Publication title: “De Lege Ferenda: The Law and Its Applications as They Should Be”.

He participated and won second place in the regional competition in the corporate field entitled Big Deal 2017 representing the University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius, Skopje.

His intellectual property experience consists of working on the protection of European patents and Trademarks on the territory of the Republic of North Macedonia as well as protection in cases of intellectual property rights infringement.

He holds an LLM degree in civil law.

Dimitrij is fluent in English.  

Dimitrij Postolovski

Legal Trainee

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Maja Gorgievska

Office Manager

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Maja Gorgievska has more than 20 years of experience in handling administrative matters in law firms.

She is in charge of the internal organization of Popovski & Partners making sure that legal services are supported by administrative logistics at its finest.

Her work includes managing daily operations of the firm, solving administrative issues, addressing human resources issues.

Maja is also in charge of organizing office operations, procedures, and filing system. She is responsible for the procurement of office supplies and also oversees hiring and budgeting.    

Tatjana Popovski Buloski

Managing Partner

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Tatjana Popovski Buloski is the founding partner of Popovski & Partners. She is a legal expert with 20 years of experience in the legal sector in the Republic of North Macedonia. Her vast experience includes various projects focused on securities, energy, telecommunications, insurance, concessions and PPP.

Tatjana has participated in many projects including major privatizations in the country, equity investments and project finance. She is one of the most experienced competition lawyers in the country. Tatjana is also known for her work on M&A transactions.

She has vast experience in high profile white-collar criminal proceedings. Her experience also covers commercial and civil litigation, international commercial arbitration, antitrust and competition law proceedings.

Tatjana has been recognized as a leading individual by several international legal directories in dispute resolution and corporate.

She is the author / co-author of more than 30 articles in domestic and international editions on topics related to competition law, energy law, employment law, and dispute resolution.

She speaks fluent English and French.

   +38970249284
  tatjana.popovski@pp-lf.com
   Nikola Vapcarov 2-4, Skopje

Jana Dukovska Despotovska

Partner

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Jana Dukovska Despotovska is the founding partner at Popovski & Partners. She is a legal expert with 20 years of experience in the legal sector in the Republic of North Macedonia. She is one of the most experienced IP lawyers in the country. Her vast experience includes various projects focused on copyright, industrial property, IT, competition, consumer protection, privacy and data protection.

 Her main focus is Intellectual Property – Industrial Property and Copyright.

Jana’s experience in this area also includes the position of the Deputy Director of the State Office of Industrial Property.

 Jana publishes regularly, especially in the field of Intellectual Property, in different national and international editions.

 She holds a Master’s Degree in South Eastern European Studies from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, 2000-2001. Jana is also a Visiting Professor for Uniform Private Law at the University American College Skopje.

 Jana speaks fluent English and Serbian.

Ognen Martinov

Partner

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Ognen Martinov is one of the founding partners at Popovski & Partners. He is a legal expert with more than 10 years of experience in the legal sector in the Republic of North Macedonia. He was a trainee at the Basic Criminal Court in Skopje and member of the core team in another law firm prior to joining Popovski & Partners. His experience includes representation in commercial and civil litigation, as well as in criminal proceedings.

Ognen has participated in various projects focused on mining, energy, and telecommunications. He has also been part of many projects including high profile legal due diligence analysis in the country.

He is also known for his work in employment-related issues, insurance, material agreements, construction, and real estate.

Ognen holds an LL.M. degree in criminal law.

 He is fluent in English.

Anastazija Anastasovska Kostovska

Lawyer

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Anastazija Anastasovska is a lawyer at Popovski & Partners. She has more than six years of experience in legal matters in the Republic of North Macedonia working in the private and public sectors. Her areas of particular interest include consumer protection law, IP law, IT law, media law, telecommunications, contract law, tort law, competition law, and administrative law.

 Anastazija has been part of the working group at the Ministry of Economy for drafting of the Consumer Protection Law. She has also participated in the project for company certification on consumer fair practices “Fair with the Consumer” certificate as an expert advisor. She has attended many local and international seminars, conferences and workshops for legal professionals.

Anastazija holds a degree in intellectual property, double degree program organized by the Ss. Cyril and Methodius University and the University of Strasbourg, an LL.M degree in civil law, and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in administrative law at the School of Doctoral Studies at Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje.

 Anastazija is fluent in English.

  +38971212873  
 anastazija.anastasovska@pp-lf.com
  Nikola Vapcarov 2-4, Skopje

Andrijana Volcevska

Lawyer

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After 14 years in the insurance business, Andrijana Volcevska joined the team of Popovski & Partners covering issues related to insurance law and labor law.

Her daily engagement includes drafting of employment contracts, internal and organizational acts of employers, conducting disciplinary procedures, implementation of redundancies, preparation of acts preventing mobbing and discrimination and all relevant and related documents and proceedings.

Regarding insurance, her experience in dealing with material and moral damages and tort law relates to preparation of requests regarding compensation of damages as a result of different misconducts, representation in proceedings in front of insurance companies and courts, preparing settlements for compensation of damage claims and related.

Andrijana speaks fluent English and Serbian.

  +38972205200   
 andrijana.volcevska@pp-lf.com

  Nikola Vapcarov 2-4, Skopje

Angela Milanovska

Lawyer

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Angela Milanovska is one of the team members at Popovski & Partners. She has more than 5 years of experience in legal matters in the Republic of North Macedonia.

 She started her legal carrier in another law firm prior to joining Popovski & Partners. Her experience includes representation in commercial and civil litigation.

 Angela has participated in various projects focused on bankruptcy, intellectual property, and legal due diligence analysis in the country. She is also known for her work in material agreements.

 Angela holds an LL.M. degree in civil law.

 She is fluent in English.

  +38972250815    
 angela.milanovska@pp-lf.com
  Nikola Vapcarov 2-4, Skopje

Marjana Staninova

Lawyer

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Marjana Staninova joined our team in January, 2020. Her areas of particular interest include: contract law, corporate law, commercial law, tort law, litigation, and alternative dispute resolution.

She has participated in numerous educational programs, conferences, workshops and seminars, among which is the advanced study program – “17th International Summer School on Dispute Resolution” (Negotiation, Mediation, Arbitration) organized by Tulane University School of Law and Humboldt University School of Law. She was part of the Vis Moot Team of the University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius at the 22nd Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, and since then Marjana has been volunteering as an arbitrator at the international competition.

Prior to joining our law firm, Marjana was the Coordinator of a legal clinical education project “Legal clinic for Vulnerable Groups” at the Faculty of Law “Iustinianus Primus”. She was also a Program Assistant at the South East European Law Schools Network

Marjana holds an LL.M. degree in civil law and is currently a Ph.D. student in the same field, with a research focus on contract law at the School of Doctoral Studies at the University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius in Skopje. She is also a certified trainer of the HELP Program (Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals) of the Council of Europe.

She is fluent in English.

   +389 (2) 32 32 243​
  marjana.staninova@pp-lf.com
   Nikola Vapcarov 2-4, Skopje

Dimitrij Postolovski 

Legal Trainee

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Dimitrij Postolovski is a legal trainee at Popovski & Partners working in the field of corporate law, civil law, and industrial property.

His interest in the consumer protection field led him to publish a thesis in 2018 on “Protection of Consumers from Dishonest Clauses in Consumer Contracts in the Law of the Republic of Macedonia”, Publication title: “De Lege Ferenda: The Law and Its Applications as They Should Be”.

He participated and won second place in the regional competition in the corporate field entitled Big Deal 2017 representing the University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius, Skopje.

His intellectual property experience consists of working on the protection of European patents and Trademarks on the territory of the Republic of North Macedonia as well as protection in cases of intellectual property rights infringement.

He holds an LLM degree in civil law.

Dimitrij is fluent in English.  

  +38971237573    
  dimitrij.postolovski@pp-lf.com   
   Nikola Vapcarov 2-4, Skopje

Maja Gorgievska

Office Manager

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Maja Gorgievska has more than 20 years of experience in handling administrative matters in law firms.

She is in charge of the internal organization of Popovski & Partners making sure that legal services are supported by administrative logistics at its finest.

Her work includes managing daily operations of the firm, solving administrative issues, addressing human resources issues.

Maja is also in charge of organizing office operations, procedures, and filing system. She is responsible for the procurement of office supplies and also oversees hiring and budgeting.    

  +38972227141   
  maja.gorgievska@pp-lf.com

   Nikola Vapcarov 2-4, Skopje

Popovski & Partners Law Firm

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1000 Skopje, North Macedonia​​

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