Mr Svetlin Adrianov > Ernst & Young > Sofia, Bulgaria > Lawyer Profile

Ernst & Young
Boulevard \"Tsarigradsko shose\" 47, g.k. Yavorov

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EY Law Leader for Bulgaria, Albania, Kosovo and North Macedonia


Executive director of EY Law from 2018, Associate Partner, an attorney-at-law. He has been an active member of a number of working groups on legislative changes in the fields of commercial law, insolvency and competition. He is an author of a number of publications in the field of competition, antitrust and commercial law in international and local media. He is registered mediator with the Bulgarian Ministry of Justice and an Arbitrator with the Permanent Court of Arbitration at the DBIHK. He is also the Chair of the specialized committee “Compliance” at the DBIHK and top ranked by leading directories in the fields of EU & Competition Law, Antitrust, Financial and Corporate and Dispute resolution.


Before joining EY Law, Svetlin was Partner in Penkov, Markov and partners, one of the biggest local law firms. He worked for some of the biggest companies in the finance, pharmaceutical industry, automotive sector, heavy industry, food & beverages and retail. Svetlin has complex knowledge and experience in all fields of law, with key expertise is in the area of Corporate and Commercial law, Consumer Law, Competition & Antitrust, M&A, foreign investments, IP and litigation. Svetlin has developed expertise of M&A and complex transactions in a number of cross-border projects involving clients from various countries within or outside the EU.


Bulgarian, English, Russian


Sofia Bar Association


Sofia University “St. Climent Ochridsky”, Master Degree in Law

Lawyer Rankings

Bulgaria > EU and competition

Ernst & Young has significantly augmented its practice, which is led by two former heads of competition from heavyweight Penkov, Markov & Partners: Svetlin Adrianov  (EY managing partner) and recent hire Yura Mincheva. They are assisted by regulatory specialist Irina Yaneva. Clients include Novartis Bulgaria, the European Commission and Adidas.