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Established in 1991, Georgiev, Todorov & Co. Law offices in one of the first Bulgarian law firms.  Currently we are one of the largest business law firms in the country consisting of 7 partners and 52 lawyers who have always been proud to render excellent legal service.

The firm provides corporate law services with a particular emphasis on the tax and financial sector, M&A, restructuring, insolvency, venture capital and secured lending for both large local clients and a range of foreign investors.

More than 25 years ago, Georgiev, Todorov & Co.  set the tradition of one of the most successful law firms in Bulgaria. Our team built a corporate culture focused on decision oriented approach, helping our clients to unleash their potential.

One of the firm’s main advantages is the outstanding combination of deep knowledge of the substantive law and regulation and high expertise in judicial and arbitration representation and practice, which enables the firm to provide specifically tailored legal services and to avoid any potential problems and risks for its clients.

Georgiev, Todorov & Co. is a member of reputable and highly recognized global legal organizations such as LAW - Lawyers Associated Worldwide and Vogel Global Competition Network which provide the firm with an access to extensive information and professional network that gives the opportunity for advising foreign clients regarding legal issues in all aspects of law.

The law firm guarantees high quality of the services provided through the implementation of internationally recognized certified systems of quality management:

ISO 9001:2015

ISO/IEC 27000:2013

ISO/IEC 20000-1:2011

The tremendous results accomplished by the highly qualified and competent team are what allow Georgiev, Todorov & Co. to be one of the leading law firms in Bulgaria.  The firm guarantees the most accurate service to our clients, especially in the areas of Dispute Resolution, Energy and Natural Resources, Banking & Finance, administrative proceedings, Corporate and Commercial, Competition Law, M&A, TMT, and other large business transactions.

 

Areas of practice: 

Dispute resolution: Georgiev, Todorov & Co. is the leading Bulgarian law firm in dispute resolution. The firm has had a notable successful practice on the Bulgarian legal market for more than 25 years. Over the years it has been involved in a number of complex international projects in the field of energy law, telecommunications, and banking as well as in the largest privatization transactions in Bulgaria. Georgiev, Todorov & Co. has extensive expertise in administrative, corporate and commercial litigation, financial issues, insurance, insolvency, regulatory matters, etc. Its strength is in understanding the business needs of clients and providing them with the best legal advice in order to protect their interests and business decisions.

Telecommunications: Georgiev, Todorov & Co. covers all aspects of the telecommunication industry as well as broadcasting, media and technology. Its expert lawyers provide legal advice on acquisition and project finance, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions related to the telecommunication industry. The law firm has participated in the major telecommunication deals in the history of the Republic of Bulgaria. Its clients are companies with significant importance for the telecommunication business sector such as operators, service providers, technology providers and many others. Georgiev, Todorov & Co. is the legal adviser of the major key player on the Bulgarian telecommunication market – the Bulgarian Telecommunication Company.

Energy: Georgiev, Todorov & Co. has extensive experience in the field of energy law serving both Bulgarian and international clients regarding legal issues in the energy sector. Energy-related legal consultancy and litigation is amongst the firm’s main area of business and the firm is consistently and independently recognized for its work. Georgiev, Todorov & Co. has successfully consulted major energy infrastructure and development projects with a strategical significance for the Bulgarian energy sector.

The firm provides legal consultancy and representation both in regulatory and court proceedings to electricity, renewable and cogeneration producers, to gas and oil refineries and oil producers and to natural recourse companies. The team’s in-depth knowledge of the energy regulatory framework and excellent dispute resolution practice makes Georgiev, Todorov & Co. a reliable and trusted partner highly valued by its clients.

Corporate and commercial law: The law firm combines strategic thinking and technical excellence to ensure that clients’ business is soundly and securely based. Georgiev, Todorov & Co. provides a unique combination of experience and resources, and a partnering approach that allows it to focus specifically on what clients need. Besides providing legal advice, the law firm often fulfills the role of a business consultant as well, working as part of an in-house team to provide a first-rate service.

EU & Competition: Georgiev, Todorov & Co. is recognized as a leading law firm in the competition law area in Bulgaria for more than 25 years. The team advices various businesses – no matter the industry, sector, and project and can respond to the sophisticated and diverse needs of different clients. The law firm is involved in consulting and representing some of the most significant cases on the Bulgarian market in respect of unfair competition regarding key market players.

The firm’s expertise covers the whole spectrum of national and EU competition issues: antitrust, state aid, public services and services of general economic interest, merger control, with a particular focus on antitrust and State aid compliance and litigation.

Real Estate: The real estate team provides full scope of legal services including contract drafting (sale and purchase agreements, construction agreements, contracts for establishing real rights), due diligence (complex analysis of real rights, ownership, territorial status of properties, planning of territory), representation before the institutions and dispute resolution for administrative and judicial matters on a daily bases for a group of construction companies and real estate entrepreneur.

Tax: The firm’s tax department has a strong expertise in the field. The tax team offers comprehensive planning and consulting service to various clients providing expert tax advice in the areas of corporate finance, banking, financial services and real estate. The team is well known for its strength in excellent tax litigation, protecting the clients’ interests and successfully representing them before the Bulgarian tax authorities.

Banking & Finance: The firm provides banking advice in relation to transactional and strategic advisory work. The team advises a wide range of borrowers, lenders, issuers, underwriters and other advisers in relation with debt finance and in respect with capital markets activity.

The team’s lawyer personal approach enables them to add value to its clients through in-depth local market knowledge, its multi-disciplined expertise and seamless ability and capacity where appropriate, to implement and manage international teams on cross-border projects efficiently and effectively.

  • Number of lawyers: 54
  • Number of partners: 7
  • Languages
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Russian
  • Bulgarian
  • Armenian
  • Member
  • Lawyers' Associated Worldwide (LAW)
  • American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria
  • AHK
  • Vogel Global Competition Network
  • British Bulgarian Business Association
  • ICC Bulgaria

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