Boyanov & Co. > Sofia, Bulgaria > Firm Profile

Boyanov & Co.
82 PATRIARCH EVTIMII BOULEVARD
1463 SOFIA
Bulgaria

Bulgaria > Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 1

The established banking and finance practice at Boyanov & Co. advises financial institutions, corporate borrowers and lenders on a range of transactions, from bilateral banks loans to complex syndicated loans, as well as corporate and public bond issues. The ‘very knowledgeableDamian Simeonov leads the team and is supported by Ralitsa Nedkova and Georgi Drenski. Praised for its ‘excellent mix of local law knowledge and international standards’, the team frequently acts as local partner to foreign law firms and sits on the panels of domestic and international financial institutions.

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Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘Very knowledgeable, flexible and engaged team.’

‘Damian Simeonov is very knowledgeable, pragmatic and helpful in finding solutions for his clients.’ 

‘They are not only very experienced with profound knowledge on the matter at hand, but also very quick to react in drafting and providing feedback.’  

‘Damian Simeonov is simply one of the best corporate lawyers with whom I’ve worked. Very business-oriented, in a way that few lawyers are. Always quick with proper and timely advice. Ralitsa Nedkova, senior associate in the firm, is always available and has provided strong and timely support to us.’ 

‘Boyanov, for me, are different because of the high quality of their business knowledge and understanding, morale and ethics, partnership with their clients, innovative and effective solutions, use of technology and project management.’ 

Key clients

Citibank

Eurobank

JP Morgan

Credit Suisse Securities, Sociedad de Valores, SA

European Investment Fund

Deutsche Bank

Morgan Stanley Europe

International Investment Bank

European Investment Bank

Commerzbank

National Bank of Greece

HSBC Bank Canada

First Investment Bank

Barclays Bank

HSBC Bank

DSK Bank

OTP Bank

Work highlights

  • Advised the local subsidiary of the borrower Sutherland Global Services.
  • Acted for the lenders and the security agent on matters relating to the Bulgarian security, in relation to the refinancing of New World Cinemas B.V.
  • Advised Komerčni Banka as the security agent in relation to a facility agreement.

Bulgaria > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 1

Boyanov & Co. continues to demonstrate ‘tremendous expertise’ in major M&A transactions and boasts an impressive roster of international clients, including Microsoft, Amazon and Mondelez International. Standout practice leader Yordan Naydenov is praised as an ‘expert in corporate and M&A’, with over 20 years’ experience in this space. The team includes Raina Dimitrova, who heads the commercial practice group, and Alexander Chatalbashev, who advises clients in the energy sector on M&A deals and corporate transactions. One client praises Nikolay Zisov as ‘enthusiastic, young and a capable leader’.

Testimonials

‘The team has tremendous experience, business knowledge and offer fast and effective solutions.’

A reactive team with expert skills encompassing a broad range of legal matters.’

Borislav Boyanov is well known in Europe, a strategic thinker, advisor and leader. Excellent management of the whole team. Yordan Naydenov is super expert in M&A and corporate, with innovative solutions and broad knowledge. Nokolay Zisov is enthusiastic, young and a capable leader from the tech generation.’

‘Very knowledgeable and hard-working team with a lot of experience in the related field.’

Yordan Naydenov is a reactive, business-oriented and skilled lawyer.

‘Extensive knowledge and great service.’

Key clients

Microsoft Corp.

European Investment Fund

Mondelez International

Oman Investment Authority

NN Group

Amazon

Eurobank Bulgaria

Inditex/ZARA

GlobalFoundries

Accenture

Concord USA, LLC

KBC AM

Valea Foundation

Embracer

ABB

Deutschebank AG

SunOpta Inc.

Work highlights

  • Advised NN Group on all elements of the sale of its life insurance and pension insurance business in Bulgaria.
  • Advised KBC on the first ever trans-border merger of a Bulgarian AM company into a Belgian AM company and the subsequent pasportisation of the surviving AM company to operate in Bulgaria.
  • Advised and assisted Accenture on all Bulgarian aspects of the acquisition of N3.

Bulgaria > Dispute resolution Tier 1

Praised for its capability to ‘brilliantly defend a client’s position in court’, Boyanov & Co. leverages the expertise of other teams in the firm to handle the full range of disputes across the banking, tax, IP, energy and real estate and construction sectors. Former Supreme Court judge and practice leader Kina Chuturkova is recognised as ‘one of the best litigators’ on the market and also represents clients in arbitrations. Of counsel Boyko Voynov has experience as a mediator and Radoslav Alexandrov focuses on labour and tax disputes, as well as insolvency proceedings.

Practice head(s):

Kina Chuturkova

Testimonials

‘Very experienced and co-operative, providing really valuable advice and being capable to brilliantly defend a client’s position in court.’

‘Kina Chuturkova is one of the best litigators in the country. She is experienced, knowledgeable and wise.’

‘The firm is famous, with a very high standing because of its morale, knowledge and achievements.’

‘Kina Chuturkova has a great understanding of the case and provides clarity in explanations. She has a strategic vision.’

‘Team of well-prepared professionals with thorough knowledge of the local market and rules.’

‘Very knowledgeable and hard-working team.’

Key clients

Eurobank Bulgaria

Ideal Standard – Vidima

Solvay Sodi

EVN

Philip Morris

Bayer

Behr-Hella Thermoconsult

International Investment Bank

The Coca-Cola Company

UBS

Chanel

Covidien

Prodea Investments

Dundee Precious Metals Chelopech

Ming Yang International

Orisol Inversiones

TNT Bulgaria

Top Hospital Services

Terna Energy

Bul Air

Work highlights

  • Representing International Investment Bank and its local subsidiary OT7, in several civil legal actions and in three bankruptcy proceedings, as well as in judicial review of acts of the Commercial Register related to entries in that register.
  • Representing Eurobank Bulgaria in a number of consumer protection cases.
  • Representing Dundee Precious Metals before the court in a litigation for claiming repayment of unduly paid penalties and in another, for defending the company against claims for payment of penalties allegedly due for non-fulfilment of investment obligations under a gold concession contract.

Bulgaria > Energy and natural resources Tier 1

Praised for its ‘extensive experience in all areas of the energy sector’, Boyanov & Co. leverages the firm’s full-service capability to handle a range of projects, such as advising Three Seas Initiative Investment Fund on the acquisition of a majority stake in the Austrian independent renewable power group Enery Development. Practice leader Alexander Chatalbashev handles cross-border matters emerging out of the energy sector, including M&A transactions, regulatory issues, litigation and project development, while Damian Simeonov focuses on the acquisition and financing of energy projects.

Practice head(s):

Alexander Chatalbashev

Other key lawyers:

Damian Simeonov; Svetlina Kortenska; Nikolay Kolev

Testimonials

‘This practice consists of a wide range of highly qualified specialists with extensive experience in all areas of the energy sector.’

Key clients

J.P. Morgan

Three Seas Initiative Investment Fund

OMV Petrom

OTP Bank

EVN Elektrosnabdyavane

Westinghouse Electric Sweden

Elektrorazpredelenie Yug

EVN Trading South East Europe

Sevlievo Gas

Ming Yang Wind Power (International) Co.

International Investment Bank

Ideal Standard – Vidima

Terna Energy

Work highlights

  • Acted as Bulgarian legal advisor to J.P. Morgan, BNY Mellon Corporate Trustee Services Limited and DSK Bank on €360m facilities to Eastern European Electric Company BV.
  • Advising Three Seas Initiative Investment Fund in a transaction for the acquisition of a majority stake in the Austrian independent renewable power group Enery Development.
  • Advising one of the several Bulgarian gas distribution companies on contractual and regulatory matters related to their gas distribution service.

Bulgaria > EU and competition Tier 1

Boyanov & Co. excels in both domestic and cross-border mandates concerning antitrust procedures and litigation, as well as merger control, as the team acted for The Three Seas Initiative Investment Fund in successfully obtaining merger clearance for its acquisition of control of Enery Development. With ‘deep knowledge in competition law’, practice leader Peter Petrov has the experience and capability to handle high-profile matters across various industry sectors. Kina Chuturkova is a key member of the team and assists in competition disputes.

Practice head(s):

Peter Petrov

Other key lawyers:

Kina Chuturkova; Nikolay Kolev

Testimonials

‘Very competent, capable, reliable and an easy-going team. I have the confidence that the cases are very well thought of and various solutions are proposed.’

‘Peter Petrov is an exceptional lawyer with very deep knowledge in competition law and a rich practice, both local and EU. Extremely competent and reliable, easy-going, he is a pleasure to work with. He is always available and very fast in providing legal advice.’

‘All team members are very skilled and easy to work with. They all display the same practical and business-relevant approach.’

Key clients

Procter & Gamble

AbbVie

Novartis

Merck

Philip Morris

EVN

Bayer

Unilever

Mondelez

Siemens

Medtronic

Adidas

Lego

De’Longhi

Pfizer

KBC

Duvetica

The Three Seas Initiative Investment Fund

Newcrest

Association of Bulgarian Automobile Importers

Mondi Packaging

Vivre

Work highlights

  • Acted for The Three Seas Initiative Investment Fund in successfully obtaining merger clearance for its acquisition of control of Enery Development, a major renewables venture capital undertaking focused on the CEE Region.
  • Contracted to provide the Bulgarian component of the study commissioned by the European Commission on the national application of the concept of market definition.
  • Advising on a regular basis a large number of major local and international groups, including Adidas, Novartis, Philip Morris, Merck, and Coca-Cola, among other, on antitrust, unfair competition, dawn raids, internal compliance, internal investigations and other issues.

Bulgaria > Healthcare and life sciences Tier 1

Boyanov & Co. boosts an enviable roster of multinational pharma clients, such as Pfizer, Sanofi Group, Bayer and Novartis, to name a few, and handles a broad range of mandates, from IP protection and patent litigation to market access and antitrust issues. Practice co-leader and regulatory specialist Peter Petrov is praised for his ‘diverse knowledge and deep understanding of the healthcare and life sciences industry’, while practice co-leader Kina Chuturkova represents pharma clients in litigation proceedings, including in cases on the prosecution and enforcement of IP rights.

Practice head(s):

Kina Chuturkova; Peter Petrov

Other key lawyers:

Nedyalka Novakova

Testimonials

‘Peter Petrov is an exceptional legal professional with diverse knowledge and deep understanding of the healthcare and life sciences industry.’

‘If the case is related to a specific topic, the law firm provides additional advice to meet the needs. The guidelines we receive are professionally prepared, with a perfect balance between the importance of the problem and the procedures and codes – thus we get adequate solution-based answers on the local law and internal procedures, while maintaining professional relationships with our clients, including health care professionals, patient organisations etc.’

Key clients

Sanofi Group companies

Neola Pharma

Actelion Pharmaceuticals

F. Hoffmann La Roche

AbbVie

Shire

ARPharM Bulgaria

Bayer

Novartis

GSK

Pharmaceutical Research Associates

Celgene Corporation

Merck

Medtronic

PharmArt Enterprises

Meril Life Sciencies

Pfizer Bulgaria

Anika Therapeutics

Servier

Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Work highlights

  • Advising the Association of Research-based Pharmaceutical Companies in Bulgaria (ARPharM) on drafting and proposing legislative amendments aimed at speeding up and facilitating market access for innovative therapies by introducing deadlines in which the Bulgarian public health insurance scheme (NHIF) should issue the guidelines necessary for the application and reimbursement of these therapies.
  • Engaged by Pfizer to provide advice on a variety of regulatory issues relevant to Pfizer’s Bulgarian operations.
  • Representing F. Hoffmann-La Roche in all aspects related to the management of their patent portfolio in Bulgaria.

Bulgaria > Intellectual property Tier 1

Boyanov & Co. advises domestic and foreign clients across the telecoms, technology, pharma, fashion, food and beverages, and tobacco sectors on the full spectrum of IP matters, such as trademark enforcement, patent prosecution and copyright protection, among others. The team has an enviable client list of global brands and well-known companies, including Lego, Chanel and Monster Beverage Corporation. Experienced principal associate Stela Sabeva leads the practice group and is supported by senior associate Marina Mollova. Head of litigation Kina Chuturkova is another key member of the team.

Practice head(s):

Stela Sabeva

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘Stela Sabeva and Marina Mollova provide a great service, are very responsive, reliable and provide high quality work.’

‘The team at Boyanov & Co. are a great team of lawyers, totally committed to the work they do. Everyone that we have encountered has been very professional and empathetic toward us. They are excellent at every level. They are a pleasure to work with.’

‘Marina Mollova and Stela Sabeva are very able lawyers with excellent attention to details and very good experience in intellectual property. They are extremely tenacious and always do their best for the client.’

Key clients

LEGO

bet365

Chanel

Meril Life Sciences Pvt.

Philip Morris

Eurobank Bulgaria

Monster Beverage Corporation

Migros-Genossenschafts-Bund

F. Hoffmann–La Roche

Siemens PLM Software Inc

Work highlights

  • Advised LEGO on various cases related to enforcement of its IP rights in Bulgaria.
  • Represented Chanel in a court case for imposing contributory liability for trademark infringements of the biggest local e-commerce platform.
  • Successfully represented Monster Beverage Corporation in four cases of oppositions against the registration of marks confusingly similar to the client’s earlier marks.

Bulgaria > Real estate and construction Tier 1

The multidisciplinary real estate and infrastructure team at Boyanov & Co. advises global companies on mandates ranging from the acquisition and financing of shopping malls and office buildings to the construction of large hotels. Nickolay Nickolov leads the practice group and is praised for his ‘great expertise and capability’, particularly in cross-border acquisitions, due diligence and regulatory matters emanating out of the real estate sector. Associate Svetlana Tsvetkova, whose caseload includes real estate litigation, is another key member of the team.

Practice head(s):

Nickolay Nickolov

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘They have profound professional knowledge and understand the market very well.’

‘Nikolay Nikolov is a highly educated and experienced lawyer, who has great expertise and capability to react in every.’

‘Very experienced, excellent knowledge on both theoretical and practical aspects of the matter at hand; very responsive and able to get the job done in a timely manner.’

Key clients

Bulgaria Air Maintenance

Behr-Hella Thermocontrol

Kamenitza (a Molson Coors brewing company)

Eurobank Bulgaria

Silver Star

Oman Investment Fund

Mondelez International (former Kraft Foods International)

Westinghouse Electric Company

Ideal Standard

Hewlett-Packard

Procter & Gamble

The Coca Cola Company

Philip Morris

PSI CRO AG

Odesos PBM EAD

Work highlights

  • Advising the European Investment Bank on the Bulgarian law aspects of the financing.
  • Advised Ideal Standard Vidima on new financing by DSK Bank.
  • Advised Phoenix Capital Management with respect to its intention to purchase a warehouse and logistic building on a prime location for such type of buildings.

Bulgaria > TMT Tier 1

Boyanov & Co.’s stellar client list includes major telecoms and tech companies, cable operators, and TV and radio stations, including Lenovo, TikTok, Microsoft and Google, among many others. The TMT practice group stands out for high-end corporate transactions and finance matters, and has the capability to advise on fintech projects, cybersecurity, as well as regulatory issues. Damian Simeonov, who has vast experience in M&A and finance deals in the telecoms sector, jointly leads the team alongside Nikolay Zisov, who advises multinational and local clients in the field of IT.

Practice head(s):

Damian Simeonov; Nikolay Zisov

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

Lenovo

TikTok

Warner Media

Storytel

Bulgarian Telecommunications Company (Vivacom)

One Telecommunications SHA (Albania)

Spotify

Apple/iTunes

Cisco

Google

Microsoft Bulgaria

Samsung

Facebook

Software Group

Kia Motors

Econt Financial Services

Silver Star Group

Philip Morris Bulgaria

Work highlights

  • Advising Econt Financial Services throughout the licensing procedure, including advice on the regulatory, corporate, contractual, and other relevant legal aspects.
  • Advising Spotify on the regulatory and intellectual property aspects of the client’s new service.
  • Advised Kia Motors in relation to the local deployment of terms and conditions and privacy notices for the Kia connected vehicle functionalities.

Bulgaria > Transport (including shipping) Tier 1

Boyanov & Co. has a ‘deep understanding of aviation industry specifics’ and acts for foreign lessors on aircraft lease and acquisition projects with Bulgarian airlines, in addition to regulatory issues, financing and security matters. The team represented Wizz Air in two landmark appeals regarding an unjust discrimination challenge to Sofia Airport’s terminal charges, highlighting its litigation capability in this sector. Praised as ‘one of the best aircraft finance lawyers’, head of commercial Raina Dimitrova leads the practice, which also counts public procurement procedures in railway and urban transport in its caseload.

Practice head(s):

Raina Dimitrova

Other key lawyers:

Trayan Targov

Testimonials

‘The team of Boyanov & Co. has an outstanding legal competence based on a thorough knowledge of Bulgarian law and a deep understanding of aviation industry specifics, including its international dimensions.’

‘Raina Dimitrova is a brilliant lawyer and very knowledgeable on Bulgarian law and other local requirements in connection with cross-border aircraft leasing to Bulgarian airlines.’

‘Very skilled in aircraft finance matters in Bulgaria.’

‘Raina Dimitrova is an exceptional lawyer with focus, dedication, and a sharp eye for details.’

‘Raina Dimitrova is one of the best aircraft finance lawyers in Bulgaria.’

Key clients

Genesis Aircraft Services Limited

Rolls-Royce & Partners Finance

GA Telesis

FedEx Express Europe

FTAI Aviation

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise

AerCap

Macquarie Aircraft Leasing Services

Nordic Aviation Capital

Wizz Air

Engine Lease Finance Corporation

Maverick Horizon Limited

Work highlights

  • Representing WIZZ Air in a series of legal battles against the introduced unification of the airport passenger charges collected at the different passenger terminals of Sofia Airport.
  • Advised Dubai Aerospace Enterprise on the lease of five aircraft to the Bulgarian airline GullivAir.
  • Advising the Bulgarian subsidiary of FedEx Express Europe on a regular basis on a variety of legal matters concerning its day-to-day activities, with respect to legal issues in relation to the provision of shipping and transportation services in Bulgaria.

Bulgaria > Projects and PPP Tier 2

Noted for its capability in renewable energy and nuclear power projects, Boyanov & Co. leverages the expertise of teams across the firm, including finance, energy, TMT, real estate and construction, among others, to also advise clients on concessions; its recent work includes representing Fraport in a tender procedure for granting concession for Sofia Airport. ‘Experienced’ partner Nickolay Nickolov, who heads the real estate and construction department and has experience in handling infrastructure projects, jointly leads the practice alongside energy specialist Alexander Chatalbashev.

Practice head(s):

Alexander Chatalbashev; Nickolay Nickolov

Other key lawyers:

Svetlana Tsvetkova; Mihail Vishanin

Testimonials

‘Nikolay Nikolov is an highly educated and experienced lawyer, who has a great expertise and possibility to react in every situation and amendments of the client’s project.’

‘Mihail Vishanin – excellent knowledge of public procurement.’

Key clients

Fraport

Three Seas Initiative Investment Fund

Sevlievo Gas

I & B Real Estate

LINK Mobility Group

Golf Okol

PSI CRO

Silver Star

Willbrook Management

ITower Development

CAF Signalling

Eurobank Bulgaria

Indotek Group

Rodna Zemya Holding

Sabadell Real Estate Development S.L.

Real Estate Development

Hewlett-Packard Global Delivery Bulgaria Center

Apollo Aviation Group (currently Carlyle Aviation Partners)

AerCap

Macquarie Aircraft Leasing Services

Work highlights

  • Advising Three Seas Initiative Investment Fund on a transaction for the acquisition of a majority stake in the Austrian independent renewable power group Energy Development.
  • Advised The International Investment Bank on the Bulgarian aspects of two syndicated financings by International Investment Bank and the Bulgarian Development Bank for the purposes of the expansion of the Bulgarian national gas transmission system.
  • Advised Fraport in relation to a tender procedure for granting concession for the Sofia Airport.

The firm: BOYANOV & Co. Law Firm is recognised as a top business law firm for doing business in Southeast Europe. Since 1990, the firm has advised on numerous landmark transactions. Clients exceed 4,000 and include large local and foreign businesses, IFIs, and governments. BOYANOV & Co. Law Firm has consistently been ranked by all major legal directories as a market leader for the excellence of its services, drawing on years of experience in a wide range of areas of law, and the brilliance of its professionals.

BOYANOV & Co. Law Firm has established itself as a regional player in Southeast Europe and it won the Law Firm of the Year for Eastern Europe and the Balkans at The Lawyer European Awards.

In March 2021, BOYANOV & Co. Law Firm has been successfully certified by Lloyd’s Register to the following three ISO standards:
1) ISO 9001 (Quality Management);
2) ISO 22301 (Security аnd Resilience — Business Continuity Management System), and
3) ISO/IEC 27001 (Information Security Management).
The ISO certifications re-confirmed BOYANOV & Co. Law Firm’s continuous effort and commitment to invest in its internal systems, offer full transparency and provide outstanding quality of legal services to its clients.

Areas of practice: BOYANOV & Co. Law Firm provides a broad range of legal services with particular strength in M&A, corporate, banking and finance, restructuring, energy and natural resources, TMT, intellectual property, competition, real estate, and dispute resolution.

Its experience in industries as diverse as aviation, banking and insurance, branded goods, food and beverages, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, retail and wholesale trade and distribution, mining, telecommunications, IT and media allows it to have unique insight and sound knowledge of its clients’ businesses, and their respective markets, as well as the ability to transfer successful solutions across borders.

With ten partners heading various specialised practice areas and a pool of talented and devoted associates, BOYANOV & Co. Law Firm is capable of putting together strong interdisciplinary teams that can handle complex legal assignments, ranging from major M&A or financial transactions to complex litigation or competition cases, in a timely and cost-efficient manner oriented at delivering solutions.

Being the founders of legal institutions such as the Legal Development Foundation, and the Balkan Legal Forum, BOYANOV & Co. Law Firm strives to assist in the formation of a new generation of modern lawyers in Southeastern Europe, holding the highest ethical standards and professionalism. An illustration of these efforts is the Balkan Legal Forum, initiated by the firm in 2000 and supported by the International Bar Association, which became “the most important legal event in the region”. BOYANOV & Co. Law Firm is also the initiator and co-founder of the top-ranked South East Europe Legal Group (SEE Legal) – the largest and longest-running legal service provider in SEE.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Corporate, M&A Yordan Naydenovy.naydenov@boyanov.com+359 28 055 055
Finance Damian Simeonovd.simeonov@boyanov.com+359 28 055 055
Energy and Natural Resources Alexander Chatalbasheva.chatalbashev@boyanov.com+359 28 055 055
Commercial Raina Dimitrovar.dimitrova@boyanov.com+359 28 055 055
Competition and Antitrust Peter Petrovp.petrov@boyanov.com+359 28 055 055
Real Estate and Infrastructure Nickolay Nickolovn.nickolov@boyanov.com+359 28 055 055
Dispute Resolution Kina Chuturkovak.chuturkova@boyanov.com+359 28 055 055
Intellectual Property Stela Sabevas.sabeva@boyanov.com+359 28 055 055
IT, Telecommunications and Media Ralitsa Nedkovar.nedkova@boyanov.com+359 28 055 055
Banking Svetlina Kortenskas.kortenska@boyanov.com+359 28 055 055
Employment Radoslav Alexandrovr.alexandrov@boyanov.com+359 28 055 055
Lobbying and public affairs Borislav T Boyanovb.boyanov@boyanov.com+359 28 055 055
Tax Ivaylo Angelovi.angelov@boyanov.com+359 28 055 055
Restructuring and insolvency; Corporate Governance and Compliance Assoc. Prof. Dr Nikolay Kolevn.kolev@boyanov.com+359 28 055 055
Tech Nikolay Zisovn.zisov@boyanov.com+359 28 055 055
Construction Law Dipl. Eng. Georgitsa Petkovag.petkova@boyanov.com+359 28 055 055
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Mr Radoslav Alexandrov  photo Mr Radoslav Alexandrov Partner; Head of Employment
Mr Ivaylo Angelov  photo Mr Ivaylo Angelov • Senior Associate, Tax;• Direct taxes, indirect taxes, international tax, transfer pricing,…
Mr Borislav Boyanov  photo Mr Borislav Boyanov • Managing Partner, BOYANOV & Co. Law Firm
Mr Alexander Chatalbashev  photo Mr Alexander Chatalbashev • Partner, Head of Energy & Natural Resources • Corporate, regulatory, energy…
Mrs Kina Chuturkova  photo Mrs Kina Chuturkova • Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution • Litigation, Arbitration, Contracts, Pharma, IP…
Ms Raina Dimitrova  photo Ms Raina Dimitrova • Partner, Head of Commercial • Aircraft finance, commercial, procurement, TMT.
Ms Violeta Kirova  photo Ms Violeta Kirova Senior associate; Employment, Corporate, Commercial, Dispute Resolution
Ass Prof Dr Nikolay Kolev  photo Ass Prof Dr Nikolay Kolev Counsel; Corporate, Dispute Resolution, Commercial, Private clients;Group Leader of the Corporate Governance…
Ms Svetlina Kortenska  photo Ms Svetlina Kortenska Counsel; Banking, Corporate, Capital markets, Energy and natural resources.
Mr Yordan Naydenov  photo Mr Yordan Naydenov • Partner, Head of Corporate and M&A;• Corporate law, Mergers and acquisitions,…
Ms Ralitsa Nedkova  photo Ms Ralitsa Nedkova Senior Associate; Finance, TMT, M&A, Corporate.
Mr Nickolay Nickolov  photo Mr Nickolay Nickolov • Partner, Head of Real Estate & Infrastructure;• Real estate and infrastructure,…
Mr Borislav Notovsky  photo Mr Borislav Notovsky • Senior Associate;• Corporate, Commercial and Real estate law, Mergers and acquisitions;
Dipl. Eng. Georgitsa Petkova  photo Dipl. Eng. Georgitsa Petkova Senior associate, Dispute resolution, Property;Group Leader of Constuction Law.
Mr Peter Petrov  photo Mr Peter Petrov • Partner, Head of Competition and Antitrust;• Commercial, Competition, Corporate, Financial markets,…
Mr Damian Simeonov  photo Mr Damian Simeonov • Partner, Co-Head of Banking & Finance• Finance, M&A, TMT, Foreign Investments,…
Mr Nikolay Zisov  photo Mr Nikolay Zisov Partner; Corporate, Company law, M&A, Foreign Investments, IT, TMT, IP;Group Leader of…
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Contact : Borislav T Boyanov

CLIENT: Sebastian Lawson
COMPANY/FIRM: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
TESTIMONIAL: By far the most professional law firm in the Bulgarian legal market. When it comes to getting the top quality local law advice and quality of service our clients demand, these are the guys you always want on your side.


CLIENT: EUROBANK ERGASIAS S.A.
TESTIMONIAL: Boyanov & Co has always proved to be a top-notch team providing high-level services, always under demanding timetables. They have always been responsive and flexible, demonstrating a great depth of experience that helps the client maneuver in the local environment. The balanced combination of sound legal advice and commercial thinking, the key attributes when it comes to the selection of legal advisors, render Boyanov & Co a valuable partner on the local market.


CLIENT: Crowe Bulgaria Advisory Ltd.
TESTIMONIAL: During our long-standing collaboration, Boyanov & Co proved to be an irreplaceable and inestimable partner for our company as well as for our clients. The team’s outstanding professionalism, the dedication to deliver exceptional results and multifaceted experience with complex cases is a combination that puts Boyanov & Co among the leading companies in the field of legal advice.


As a law firm with 30 years’ experience serving international clients, BOYANOV & Co. is committed to a professional workforce that reflects the rich cultural, religious and ethnic diversity of its clientele. The firm believes that diversity allows its workforce to be more creative, flexible and produce innovative legal and business solutions.

BOYANOV & Co. encourages diversity through its actions designed to foster and promote a nurturing, respectful and supportive working environment, an atmosphere that values the free and open exchange of ideas and beliefs.
Characteristics that make the firm diverse include, but are not limited to, age, gender, religious beliefs, and marital status.

BOYANOV & Co. was awarded ‘Best in Bulgaria at European Women in Business Law Award’ at Euromoney Legal Media Group’s second annual Europe Women in Business Law Awards. The Award celebrates the achievement of BOYANOV & Co. in setting the standard in terms of female-friendly work practice and women leading the field inthe legal sector in Bulgaria. Moreover, Borislav Boyanov, managing partner at BOYANOV & Co., has been shortlisted at an international Diversity & Inclusion Awards for Europe 2019 in the category Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year. This nomination has recognised Mr. Boyanov for being a true diversity and inclusion pioneer for the legal profession.

Finally, at the large international forums and conferences organised by BOYANOV & Co. within the last 20 years, such as the Balkan Legal Forum, and IT Hub Connect, topics such as diversity, rule of law and morale were
discussed. The firm is also participating in roundtable discussions on diversity within the framework of the initiatives organised by the British Chambers of Commerce, the American Chamber of Commerce, the IndianBulgarian and Maltese-Bulgarian Business Chambers, the Bulgarian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association, and the Association of Honorary Consuls in Bulgaria, to which BOYANOV & Co. is a leading member.