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Miglena Peneva

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Georgiev, Todorov & Co

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Real estate, Territorial planning, Concessions, Public Procurements


Partner in Real Estate Department
Practice areas: Real estate, Territorial planning, Concessions, Public Procurements.


Miglena Peneva joined Georgiev, Todorov & Co. in 2007. She has graduated from Sofia University, Faculty of Law in 2002 and in 2007 she did a traineeship in the Court of Justice of the European Communities, Luxembourg. 

From 2002 to 2004 she worked as a State property expert at the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works. She specialized in the area of real estate and construction, territorial planning, State and municipal property, civil and administrative litigation relating to immovable property. Miglena has provided legal consultancy on complex major projects in Bulgaria – she has been involved in the due diligence report on Sofia Properties on behalf of Sofia Privatization Agency – the biggest real estate company in Bulgaria as well as in the Nu Boyana Film project, Kremikovtzi project, Energoproekt progect and many others.   

She provides legal consultancy to key players on the Bulgarian market such as AG Capital and the companies from its group, National Association of Property Developers, BMF Port Bourgas, Advance Properties, Bulgarian Posts.

Her practice include legal consultancy on  State projects related to various ministries and municipalities.

In 2013 she advised the European Parliament and a commission on the European Union Building acquisition in Sofia. For more than 5 years Miglena has consulted the European Parliament on legal issues related to real estate in Bulgaria.

From 2004 to 2018  Miglena partisipated in the work on drafting and amendments to normative acts such as the State Property Act, the Municipal Property Act, the Spatial Planning Act, and the Law on the Structure of the Sofia Municipality.

She is a member at the Bulgarian Assiciation for EU Law since its establishment.


She is fluent in English, French and her native Bulgarian.


Ms. Peneva has been registered with Sofia BAR in 2006.
In 2007 she has been appointed as a trainee in the Court of Justice of the European Communities, Luxembourg.


Sofia University, Faculty of Law


Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

The ‘extremely responsive’ team at Georgiev, Todorov & Co has a ‘client and solution-oriented approach', and provides the full scope of legal services in the sector, including contract drafting, due diligence and dispute resolution. The European Parliament, BMF Port Burgas and AG Capital are major clients. The team is headed by Ivan Todorov and Arno Mamasyan; the ‘hardworking, goal-driven, dedicated and well-regardedMiglena Peneva, who pays ‘precise attention to detail and finds the best solution to the issues every time’, is also recommended. The firm advised Balkantel on its participation in a €95m public procurement project for the design and construction of signalling and telecoms systems on the Plovdiv-Burgas railway line.

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