Galina Petkova > Schoenherr (in cooperation with Stoyanov & Tsekova) > Sofia, Bulgaria > Lawyer Profile

Schoenherr (in cooperation with Stoyanov & Tsekova)
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Work Department

EU & Competition, Antitrust compliance law, Consumer protection law and Corporate/M&A




Galina Petkova has been an associate with Schoenherr since 2012. Galina’s main areas of practice are EU & Competition and antitrust compliance law. Galina also deals with consumer protection and Corporate/M&A.

Galina, member of the Sofia Bar, graduated from Sofia University (Master of Laws 2006). She further completed an LL.M in American law at Boston University School of law where she studied as a Fulbright grantee for 2011-2012. Before joining Schoenherr, Sofia, Galina worked in leading Bulgarian law firms as an associate in the areas of Dispute Resolution, EU & Competition, Corporate/M&A.


Bulgarian, English, French


Admitted to the Bar in Bulgaria


Boston University School of Law, Boston/USA (LL.M in American Law 2011 – 2012)
Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia/Bulgaria (Master of Laws 2001-2006)

Lawyer Rankings

Bulgaria > EU and competition

Ilko Stoyanov at Schoenherr (in cooperation with Stoyanov & Tsekova) handles top-flight merger control matters, often with cross border implications via the firm’s regional network. Recent highlights include successfully obtaining competition clearance on behalf of United Group following its landmark €1.2bn acquisition of Vivacom. The firm also handles a broad scope of antitrust claims, investigations and competition compliance. Co-head of the team Galina Petkova provides valuable support in key mandates. Robert Bosch and Smurfit Kappa Group are two new clients.