Mr Alexander Todorov > Dimitrov, Petrov & Co > Sofia, Bulgaria > Lawyer Profile

Dimitrov, Petrov & Co
1303 SOFIA

Work Department

Real Estate Law & Foreign Investments Department




– Joined Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. in 2001 – 2009 – 2014 Assistant Professor in Real Estate Law at Sofia University, Faculty of Law


English, Russian


– Sofia Bar Association; – International Bar Association (IBA)


– Sofia University, Faculty of Law, (LL.M. 2004), Rector’s Award for Excellence in Study; – October 2001 – January 2002, Course in American Business Law

Lawyer Rankings

Bulgaria > Real estate and construction

Dimitrov, Petrov & Co showcases its capability in the real estate and construction space with a breadth of developments and high-value land acquisitions. Clients highly rate the firm’s ‘end-to-end service’ and ‘very good communication with the State and municipal authorities‘, as demonstrated by its work for VM Petroleum/Tradenet Varna regarding their expansion in Bulgaria, including the construction of new petrol stations and an office centre. The practice is led by much-praised and ‘impressively experiencedBoyana Milcheva and Alexander Todorov, who has ‘core industry expertise‘.

Bulgaria > Dispute resolution

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 > 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.