Prof. Dr. Slobodan Perovic


It is with great sadness that His Royal Highness Crown Prince Alexander and the Advisory Bodies of the Crown announce that Prof. Dr. Slobodan Perovic, a member of the Crown Council, passed away on 17 February 2019.

Prof. Dr. Slobodan Perovic Dr. iur., Professor of the Faculty of Law of the Belgrade University and Head of the Civil Law Chair. Born in 1932 in Prokuplje. Prof. Dr. Slobodan Perovic was married, father of a daughter and a son.

President of the Scientific Society of Serbia. President of the Jurists’ Association of Yugoslavia. Arbiter of the International Commerical Arbitrage. Founder of the Kopaonik School of the Natural Law. Editor of the Pravni zivot magazine, of the Scientific Review magazine, and Chairman of the Editorial Board of the Library Classics of the Yugosolav Law. Editor in Chief and Redactor of the General Enciplopaedia of Law, etc. Author of many books, among them: Obligational Law, Formal Contracts in Civil Law, Forbidden Contracts in Property Relations, Retroactivity of the Law – Theory of Legal Conflict in Time, Legal-Philosophical Polemics, Natural Right and Court, Justice and Acquired Rights, Commutative Justice and Damage Compensation, A State of Law and Crisis of the Justice System, Theory of Public Order, Contract as an Act of Moral and Law-Based Civilization, Justice and the Dignity of the Court, Property Question, Let Us Return to the School of the Natural Law, Hexagon of the Natural Law, Between Carnality and Wisdom of the Law, Three Fallacies – Obstacles to the Establishment of the State of Law, Legality of the Natural Rights, Prolongatio iuris naturalis, etc.

Professor Perovic was a member of the Academy of Sciences and Arts of Montenegro (2000), of the Academy of Sciences and Arts of Republic of Srpska (2004), Academy of Sciences and Arts of Macedonia (2009), Slovenian Academy of Arts and Culture (SAZU) (2011) and Russian Academy of Natural Sciences (2018). He was a member of International Academy of Comparative Law (Académie internationale de droit comparé) in Paris (2006). Member of the Association Henri Capitant des Amis de la Culture Juridique Française, as well as of other domestic and international scientific and professional forums.