Ivelina Vassileva > Schoenherr (in cooperation with Stoyanov & Tsekova) > Sofia, Bulgaria > Lawyer Profile

Schoenherr (in cooperation with Stoyanov & Tsekova)
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Employment, Corporate and M&A


Attorney at law


Ivelina Vassileva is an attorney at law with schoenherr Sofia since 2007 and specialises in Employment and Corporate/M&A. Ivelina graduated from the Law School of the University of Sofia in 2007. Ivelina advises international and local clients in the IT, filming, aviation, oil, pharmaceutical, paper, production, food/non-food retail and automotive industry (such as SAP, Netflix, OMV, Smurfit Kappa) on all aspects of employment law. Ivelina routinely provides advice and innovative practical and business-oriented solutions on specific matters not particularly regulated under Bulgarian law especially with respect to complex cross-border transactions.  Ivelina has been involved in a leading role in various due diligence processes as well as in the drafting and negotiating of agreements and other documents in various commercial and employment matters. Ivelina was set to be a regular contributor to the only Bulgarian business daily Capital daily providing articles related to different aspects of the employment law since 2014.


Bulgarian, English, Spanish


Admitted to the Bar in Bulgaria


Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia/Bulgaria (Master’s degree in Law 2007)

Lawyer Rankings

Bulgaria > Energy and natural resources

Schoenherr (in cooperation with Stoyanov & Tsekova) acts for upstream and downstream oil and gas suppliers, renewable energy producers, and investors in renewable and fossil-fuel energy companies. The firm is advising Edison on its involvement in the ICBG gas pipeline, and provides ongoing advice to OMV Bulgaria, a fuel station operator. Stefana Tsekova, who counts OMV, EVN, and Woodside Energy among her clients, heads the practice, while attorneys-at-law Ivelina Vassileva and Radoslav Chemshirov focus on downstream oil and gas supply, and regulatory compliance, respectively.