Mr Alexander Chatalbashev > Boyanov & Co. > Sofia, Bulgaria > Lawyer Profile

Boyanov & Co.
1463 SOFIA

Work Department

Energy & Natural Resources


• Partner, Head of Energy & Natural Resources
• Corporate, regulatory, energy and natural resources, insurance, gaming law.


• Partner, BOYANOV & Co. (2004 – to date);
• Associate and Senior Associate, BOYANOV & Co. (1997 – 2004).


Bulgarian, English, Spanish


Sofia Bar Association, International Bar Association.


• Faculty of Law, Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, MA in Law (1994);
• Univercidad Internacional de Educacion a Distancia – Madrid, Spain (1994);
• Academy of American and International Law, Dallas, USA (2000).


Skiing, reading, photographing.

Lawyer Rankings

Bulgaria > Projects and PPP

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.

Bulgaria > Commercial, corporate and M&A

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’.

Bulgaria > Energy and natural resources

(Hall of Fame)

Alexander ChatalbashevBoyanov & Co.

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.