Mr Metodi Baykushev > Dimitrov, Petrov & Co > Sofia, Bulgaria > Lawyer Profile

Dimitrov, Petrov & Co
28 TODOR ALEXANDROV BLVD
FLOOR 7
1303 SOFIA
Bulgaria

Work Department

Head of Dispute Resolution Practice Group and Public Procurement Practice Group

Position

Partner

Career

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.

Languages

English

Memberships

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)

Education

Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Faculty of Law (LL.M. 2004)

Lawyer Rankings

Bulgaria > Dispute resolution

(Leading individuals)

Metodi BaykushevDimitrov, Petrov & Co

An extensive caseload at Dimitrov, Petrov & Co includes litigation and arbitration across a range of industries, as well as reguatory disputes in the banking, pharma, telecoms, energy and competition fields, to name a few. Practice head Metodi Baykushev has a high profile and produces ‘top-quality work‘; he is leading advice on a €10m-plus claim in the military equipment industry. Alexander Todorov is recommended for real estate and construction litigation and arbitration, while a niche strength of the firm is medical malpractice defence.

Bulgaria > Projects and PPP

Clients highly rate the team at Dimitrov, Petrov & Co, which is praised for its ‘interdisciplinary knowledge and business-oriented approach‘ and earns roles in a number of major projects and concession and public procurement tenders. A recent example is its work alongside the UK’s Allen & Overy LLP in representing Manchester Airport Group in its unsuccessful bid for the Sofia Airport concession. Head of construction and ‘exceptional talentBoyana Milcheva and leading litigator Metodi Baykushev comprise a strong leadership duo. Senior associates Pavlina Ivanova and Pencho Stanchev are other key members of the team.