Djurdje Ninkovic

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Born in 1942 in Belgrade. After completion of the Classical high school he graduated at the University of Belgrade Law School in 1964. He continued post graduate studies of International Law in London.

He is a member of the Bar in Belgrade and an associate member of the Bar in London.

He is mostly into international private law, international trade law, arbitrage and air traffic law.

He is a member of the British-Yugoslav Barristers Association in London.

For his services to the legal system of Sweden, he was decorated with the Order of the Polar Star, first degree, by the King of Sweden in 1988.

He is one of the founders of the Democratic Party and the signatory of the Letter of Intentions. He is also among the founders of the Democratic Party of Serbia in 1992.

From February to October 2001 he was the Deputy Minister of Justice of the Republic of Serbia. From that position he established a team that initiated writing the draft of the Law on rehabilitation, the Law on courts, the Law on NGOs and the Law on political parties.

He has published articles in England, in the Current European Law, Impact, The South Slav Journal, The Times and BSSSLA Newsletter. In Yugoslavia he published articles in the magazines Danas Pravo, Politika, NIN and Branic.

He participated as speaker at the seminars in Cambridge, London, Harvard, University of Essex and Belgrade. He presented his works at the conferences at the Royal Institute for International Affairs, Chatham House, Wilton Park and the British Parliament.

He practices law in Belgrade and London. He is married to Mirjana and has two sons, Marko and Peter.