Mr Hristo Nihrizov > Dimitrov, Petrov & Co > Sofia, Bulgaria > Lawyer Profile

Dimitrov, Petrov & Co
1303 SOFIA

Work Department

Head of Telecommunications & Media Law and Banking & Finance Law Practice Groups




Joined Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. in 2004




Member of the Sofia Bar Association; Legal expert at the Center for the Law of Information and Communication Technologies (CLICT); member of ITechLaw legal association


Graduated from Sofia University, Faculty of Law (LL.M. 2005); additional course on the New Regulatory Framework in the Telecom Sector at the Center for European Programmes, American University in Bulgaria; attended summer programme on US Business Law held at the American Institute for Legal Education, University of Michigan, USA

Lawyer Rankings

Bulgaria > TMT

(Leading individuals)

Hristo NihrizovDimitrov, Petrov & Co

‘True market leader’ Dimitrov, Petrov & Co has built its full-service offering around the TMT industry, where it has long led the market under the leadership of founding partner, George Dimitrov, a ‘pioneer of the IT sector’. The expert team also includes specialist TMT and finance partner Hristo Nihrizov and IT, privacy and data protection partner Desislava Krusteva. Clients highlight the ‘versatile insight in the field, interdisciplinary knowledge, and a business-oriented approach‘. Google, The Walt Disney Company and Pfizer instruct the firm.

Bulgaria > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Best known for its TMT capability, Dimitrov, Petrov & Co continues to expand into other sectors, gaining a broad client base of domestic and foreign clients ranging from individual entrepeneurs to global giants such as Pfizer. Notably, the firm acted for Telenor/PPF on its restructuring and spin-off of infrastructure from its retail businss, work led by ‘brilliant lawyer‘ and head of the practice Zoya Todorova and TMT specialist Hristo Nihrizov. Other key members of the team include Boyana Milcheva and associate Radina Tomanova.

Bulgaria > Banking, finance and capital markets

Dimitrov, Petrov & Co scoops some prestigious instructions, such as the restructuring of Telenor Bulgaria and working alongside the UK’s Allen & Overy LLP in representing the lender to a bidder for the €3.5bn concession for Sofia Airport. Typically, the firm acts for borrowers and recently gained a major internet company as a new client. At the helm, Hristo Nihrizov combines his banking and finance and TMT expertise to bring specialist digital finance know-how to the market. Alexander Todorov is a strong number two.