Born on 31 October 1930 in Bern, Switzerland. Finished elementary and high school in Belgrade. In 1954 graduated at the University of Belgrade Law School as the first student of the generation. From 1956 to 1959 part time assistant teacher at the Institute for Comparative Law in Belgrade. Since 1959 attorney at law and translator for English.
Several times elected the member and the secretary of the Board of the Bar of Serbia, and the vice chairman of the International Lawyers Union for Yugoslavia from 1983 to 1987 and again the same position from 2001 to 2005; associate member of the American Bar Association (ABA), International Law and Practice Section; chairman of the British-Yugoslav Barristers Association; general secretary of the Yugoslav Association for International Affairs; member of the Executive Board of the International Law Association of Serbia and Montenegro; member of the European Union Law Association in Belgrade; member of the International Affairs Forum, Belgrade.
In 2007 he was granted the Dignity of an Honorary Officer of the Civil Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Her Britannic Majesty Elizabeth the Second
Married, wife Jasna and daughter Jovana.