Mr Metodi Baykushev > Dimitrov, Petrov & Co > Sofia, Bulgaria > Lawyer Profile
Dimitrov, Petrov & Co Offices
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Mr Metodi Baykushev
Head of Dispute Resolution Practice Group and Public Procurement Practice Group
Metodi Baykushev joined Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. in 2006. He has broad practical experience in litigation, dispute resolution and arbitration – both domestic and international. His key expertise is complemented by serious track record in debt collection, insolvency, medical malpractice, public procurement, Construction Law and Administrative Law. He is an experienced litigation lawyer with more than 10 years of practice having been advising and representing major international and domestic companies in a number of court and arbitration disputes, DAB procedures under the FIDIC books and successful appeals of administrative acts. Metodi is distinguished as a Leading lawyer for several successive years by the IFLR 1000 and is also recommended by the Legal 500.
Member of the Sofia Bar Association, the International Bar Association, the AmCham Public Procurement and EU Advisory Committee, the Arbitration Council at the KRIB Court of Arbitration; Secretary General of the National Committee in Bulgaria to the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Faculty of Law (LL.M. 2004)
Lawyer Rankings(Leading individuals)
Dimitrov, Petrov & Co’s ‘highly experienced, skillful and creative’ disputes resolution practice has a key strength in complex proceedings related to regulations, acting for major clients in the telecommunications and media, energy, banking and pharmaceutical sectors against administrative and regulatory bodies. It acts for individuals and private-sector clients in commercial disputes related to breaches of contract, non-payment of receivables, intellectual property matters, and shareholders disputes. Other core strengths of the firm are litigations related to public procurement proceedings and competition law cases, on behalf of both claimants and defendants. The ‘impeccable’ Metodi Baykushev leads the team, with the ‘exceptional’ Pencho Stanchev also valued by clients.
Dimitrov, Petrov & Co provides advice on projects in the telecommunications, manufacturing, mining, real estate, and energy industries. The firm is experienced in assisting international clients with entry into the Bulgarian market. Public procurement is another strength; the team has advised on the Sofia Airport Concession, as well as clients participating in bids for railway construction and the supply of vehicles to the government. Joint practice heads Boyana Milcheva and Metodi Baykushev offer experience in real estate matters, and public procurement litigation proceedings, respectively.
The real estate and construction practice at Dimitrov, Petrov & Co consists of ‘first-class lawyers’ who advise corporations and private investors through the entire process of a project, from the due diligence and tax structuring of the property acquisition to the negotiating of construction and design contracts. Acquisitions and leasing arrangements are a core part of the team’s practice; the firm assisted Pepkor in arranging lease agreements for dozens of retail spaces across the country. Boyana Milcheva and Alexander Todorov jointly lead the team, while Metodi Baykushev, Pavlina Ivanova and Nickolay Kolev are highly praised.
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Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Dispute resolution
- EU and competition
- Healthcare and life sciences
- Intellectual property
- Real estate and construction