Oliver Antić


Oliver B. Antic, PhD, was born and educated in Belgrade, Serbia. Received his Master of Laws in 1978 and a Doctorate in 1983, both from University of Belgrade Law School.

Oliver B. Antic, PhD, has been teaching at the University of Belgrade Law School since 1975, when he was admitted as an Adjunct faculty member (docent/1984-1990; associate professor/1990-1996). In 1996, he received tenure and has been a law professor ever since.

1987-1988, after receiving a Fulbright stipend, he was a visiting professor at University of  Michigan Law School.


Other positions held:


-          President for the State Commission on Inheritance Law Reform;

-          Member of the Commission on Contract Law;

-          Vice-President of Bar Exam Commission;

-          Chair of Civil Law Department at East Sarajevo University Law School;

-          Member of Education and Editing board at Kopaonik School of Natural Law – jus naturals

-          Member of the Commission on Civil Code of Serbia;

-          Dean of Belgrade University Law School 1998-2000;

-          Director for the Institute for Comparative law 1997-2001;

-          Adviser to the President of the Republic of Serbia 2012-  ;

-          Chief Legal Adviser to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia 2012-  ; Ambassador 2013 

-          High Representative of the Republic of Serbia in the Standing Joint Committee on succession of Former Yugoslavia 2012-



Bibliography (selected):


-          Public Notary Law, Belgrade, 2005 (published 2006), “The Role of the Public Notary in Probate and Last Will and Testament”, 301-381;

-          Introduction to Civil Law, Belgrade, 2001, co-authored with Dragoljub Stojanovic, PhD, Revised Edition, Belgrade, 2004;

-          Commentary of Inheritance law, Belgrade, 1996, co-authored with Zoran Balinovac;

-          Inheritance Law in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Srpsko Sarajevo 2001;

-          Inheritance Law, Belgrade, 1994, Revised editions, 1999-2010;

-          Inheritance Law in Yugoslavia, 1986, co-authored with Borislav Blagojevic, PhD, Revised edition, 1991;

-          Introduction to Civil Law; property Law and Inheritance Law, Bar Exam Review, Belgrade, 1998;

-          Civil Law; Property Law; Inheritance Law and Civil Procedure, Bar Exam Review, Belgrade, 1993, co-authored parts with S. Zivkovic. Inheritance Law, Revised edition, 1987;

-          Inheritance Law, Bar Exam Review, Belgrade 2009, Revised edition 2010;

-          Law of Obligations, Bar Exam Review, Belgrade 2009, Revised edition 2010;

-          Law of Obligations, Belgrade 2008, Revised edition 2009;

-          The Testamentary freedom and Legitime, Ph.D, Belgrade 1983;

-          The Oral Will, Master’s Thesis, Belgrade 1978.


Published Articles (selected):


-          The Problem of Causa, Pravni Zivot Review, Belgrade, 2005, No. 10 vol. II, 821-856;

-          The Restriction on Discrimination and Malicious Prosecution and the Hague Process, Collected Works on International Conference on the Application of International Criminal Law within the National Legal System, Tara, 2005, 149-162;

-          Named and Unnamed Contracts, Anale Belgrade Law School Review, 2004;

-          Diligence and Honesty in Contract Law, Belgrade, 2003, vol. II, 567-583;

-          A Right to Justice and A Right of Injustice, Pravni Zivot Law Review, Belgrade, 2002, vol. IV, 685-696;

-          Droit Civile – famile et succession, Juris-Classeur, no. 8, Paris, 1999, Legislation Comparee, Yugoslavia, 1-19;

-          Chart of Inheritance System – Automation of the Process of Heirs and Their Percentage, co-authored with Information Technologists, Kompjuteri I pravo, Belgrade, 1993, no. 1-2, 119-126;

-          A State as an Heir, Anali Belgrade Law School Review, 1991, no. 1-3, 19-27;

-          Testamentary Witnesses in Yugoslavian Law, Anali Belgrade Law School Review, 1990, no. 4, 461-474;

-          The Justifications of the Existence of Three Inheritance Laws in Serbia, Pravni Zivot Law Review, 1990, 615-622;

-          Ius Prelevmana, Anali Belgrade Law School, 1989, no. 4, 351-359;

-          Some of the Possibilities in using Computers in Law, Anali Belgrade Law School, 1989, no. 2-3, 149-160;

-          Law on Obligation Relations and Inheritance Contracts, Pravni Zivot Law Review, 1988, 388-399;

-          Form of Contracts, law review Law School of East Sarajevo, 2007, 7-27;

-          Time and Law, Pravni Zivot Law Review, 2009, 245-268.

-          ``Harmonization of civil low in the region`` Proceedings of Eastern Sarajevo 2013

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