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Rumen Ignatov

Jordanov, Ignatov, Ivanov Law Firm

Work Department

Corporate and commercial group; M&A group; real estate group, arbitration and litigation group.


Rumen Ignatov is partner in the law firm heading the M&A and commercial law practice groups. His experience includes a number of large-scale commercial contracts, mergers and acquisitions, international and domestic real estate transactions. He has substantial experience in national and multinational litigation and arbitration cases.


Bulgarian, English, German, Russian, Spanish, Polish.


Bulgarian Bar Association, City of Plovdiv.


University of Sofia (Master of Laws).


Energy and natural resources

Within: Energy and natural resources

The 'logical, analytical and technically excellent' team at Jordanov, Ignatov, Ivanov Law Firm counts some of the biggest state-controlled companies in the renewable, oil and gas, and power sectors as its clients. The team is ‘client-centric and performance-driven, has ‘deep local expertise and is ‘focused on providing a quality service, applying a great deal of creativity in its problem solving’. ‘Impressive and knowledgeable' team heads Ivan Jordanov and Rumen Ignatov have ‘vast experience of big international projects’; along with Dimitar Ivanov, they acted for the Ministry of Energy on various legal and regulatory matters relating to the resumption of efforts to build the Belene Nuclear Power Plant, a project worth €600m. Senior associate Cveta Muleshkova joined from Spasov & Bratanov, and has expertise in gas pipeline and photovoltaic power plant projects as well as natural resources concessions.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

Jordanov, Ignatov, Ivanov Law Firm advises on corporate real estate transactions, leasing agreements, due diligence of high-value acquisitions, and planning, building permits and developments. The firm has a ‘strong reputation’, ‘excellent expertise and prompt reactions’, and is highly regarded for its 'unparalleled regulatory knowledge and business understanding’. Ivan Jordanov heads the practice, and senior associate Nikolay Ignatov has experience in a variety of construction projects, including energy, industrial, office and residential developments; both ‘deeply impress clients ‘with their experience and business-oriented solutions’. The ‘always availableRumen Ignatov is also recommended. Long-term clients include Residential Park Sofia, Bulgarian Property Developments and Varna Logistics. The firm advised BPD Ringroad on the development of Sofia Ring Logistics Park, and is currently assisting the same client with the acquisition of an additional 13,500 square metres of land for the development of warehouses for Phoenix Pharma, one of the largest medical distributors in Bulgaria.

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Within: TMT

The 'very thorough' team at Jordanov, Ignatov, Ivanov Law Firm is 'devoted to its work and able to cope under pressure while providing tailored business solutions in a professional manner'. Clients single out group head Rumen Ignatov and associate Nikolay Ignatov as 'first-class lawyers' with 'in-depth sector knowledge'. The team's recent work includes advising Turk Telekom on commercial contracts, fibre optic route leasings and network expansion issues; and assisting Transmetrics with its fund raising, licensing agreements and shareholder agreements.

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