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Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov (DGKV) is one of the largest and most prominent business law firms in Bulgaria and provides first-class legal services. Founded in 1994 by the four name partners, the firm currently employs 50 lawyers, including 15 partners, and maintains offices in Sofia and Berlin. Our continuous concentrated joint effort throughout the years has always kept us at the top of the legal market in Bulgaria. DGKV provides a full range of business related legal services to international and domestic corporate clients. With 14 fully staffed practice groups, the law firm has the resources to address the most complicated and time-sensitive matters in the following areas:

  • Corporate and M&A;
  • General Corporate;
  • Banking & Finance;
  • Dispute Resolution;
  • Real Estate & Construction;
  • Competition & Regulatory;
  • Energy, Utilities & Infrastructure;
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT);
  • Pharma Regulatory;
  • Labour, Social security & Immigration;
  • Taxation;
  • Data Protection;
  • Intellectual Property;
  • Insolvency and Workouts.

The law firm’s major asset is its unique combination of (i) profound Bulgarian professional knowledge and experience; (ii) experience and understanding of international business transactions; (iii) ability to bridge the international and Bulgarian legal and business concepts in the best interest of the client and the transaction; (iv) ability to provide its services as part of a complex transaction team and in the format customary for international transactions; and (v) ability to handle large scale transactions requiring simultaneous multidisciplinary approach. DGKV is widely acknowledged for its broad practical experience and in-depth knowledge of the national and EU law requirements, and the lawyers are internationally recognised for the outstanding quality of the services provided to clients.  Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov is flexible to serve any type of client needs. Its ever-growing client portfolio of over 4000 major local and Fortune 500 companies is a fair attestation to the high quality of legal work that we provide.


The most respected international legal guides containing referral information about lawyers and their practices – The Legal 500, Chambers Europe, IFLR 1000, Who’s Who – in their annual editions recommend Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov as a leading Bulgarian law firm.


As an integral part of the law firm’s commitment to fully satisfy its clients’ needs, DGKVmaintains excellent working relationships with all leading international law firms based in Europe, North America and Asia. The firm also works closely on joint projects with most of the major international financial, accounting and investment firms.


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