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Delchev & Partners, Emil Delchev, Sofia, BULGARIA

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Emil Delchev

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Delchev & Partners

Work Department

Mergers & Acquisitions, Restructuring, Insolvency


Managing Partner


Emil Delchev started his career in 1993 as a lawyer with Bulgarian law firms. Joined Ernst & Young, Sofia in February 1995 with the brief to set up a tax & legal department which he headed successfully until 1998. From 1998 to 2002 Emil Delchev was contracted to be in charge of the tax & legal department of Arthur Andersen, Sofia. Upon the demise of Andersen in 2002 and following a merger between Ernst & Young and Andersen in Bulgaria Emil Delchev headed the tax service line as a manager. Emil Delchev acted as a tax senior manager with Ernst & Young until February 2005 when he formed Delchev and Partners. Being 10 years in charge of the tax & legal practices of both Andersen and Ernst & Young Emil Delchev brings the most valuable experience in practically all areas of law and taxation. He has guided hundreds of foreign investors in establishing their businesses in Bulgarian in times when Bulgaria changed from state to market economy. He has been involved from both legal and tax perspective in privatizations, restructurings, M&As, due diligence processes, acquisitions. Emil Delchev has provided advice in relation to some of the biggest and most complex transactions in Bulgaria.


English, Russian, French, Finnish


- member of the Bulgarian Bar; - licensed Administrator of Insolvent Companies (Order # LC-04-72/2006 published in State Gazette # 16/21.02.2006); - officially registered with the Bulgarian Patent Office as an industrial property representative under No 403; - officially registered with the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) as European Trade Mark and Design Attorney under No. 73148.


Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), Moscow, (Master of Law)


Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Delchev & Partners represents domestic and international businesses in commercial disputes. The team is composed of managing partner Emil Delchev, Bozhko Poryazov, Ivan Marinov and associate Nedyalka Vylcheva. Key clients include L’OrĂ©al and Lukoil. The team is currently representing the German company KMG Holding in a claim against a Bulgarian water supply and sewerage company for failure to meet payment obligations arising from an agreement on the rehabilitation of water supply systems.

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