Mrs Yura Mincheva > Ernst & Young > Sofia, Bulgaria > Lawyer Profile

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

Work Department

EU & Competition; Consumer protection; Administrative Proceedings; Dispute Resolutions; Public Procurements; M&A; Corporate & Commercial


Manager heading the Competition, Consumer protection and Pubic Procurement practices of EY Law from 2019, an attorney-at-law


Prior to joining EY Law, Yura worked as an Associate Partner in one of the leading Law firms in Bulgaria – Penkov, Markov and partners. She leaded the Compliance, Competition and Consumer protection and Administrative proceedings practices. Worked primarily in the area of EU, competition and consumer law, regulatory law, litigations, general corporate, M&A etc.; Provided a broad range of legal services to diverse clients, including international/multinational and domestic companies, with various scopes of activity, such as: clients in the banking, financial and energy sectors, the military industry, the postal market, the automobile industry, the pharma and cosmetics sectors, the food and beverages industries, the IT markets, the cement industry, the retail chains, the retail of furniture etc.


Bulgarian, English, French, 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.

Bulgaria > Commercial, corporate and M&A

National firm Penkov, Markov & Partners has the geographical spread to provide high-calibre advice to a broad range of industries. Ivan Markov, co-head of the practice alongside firm managing partner Nikolay Cvetanov, is leading advice to ČEZ on the protracted sale of its Bulgarian subsidiaries to a Bulgarian investment company, the largest transaction in the energy sector in a decade. Departures within the team include associate partner Yura Mincheva to Ernst & Young and partner Alexander Stefanov to his own practice.