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

Boyanov & Co. draws upon top-ranked expertise across the firm in energy, real estate and construction, and finance, among other areas, to service some major projects in the country. They include Okol Lake Park, a €300m, greenfield golf and residential development south of Sofia, where the firm acts for the constructor; the team also represented unsuccessful bidder Fraport in the concession tender for Sofia Airport. Joint heads of the practice Alexander Chatalbashev and  Nickolay Nickolov are leaders in their respective fields of energy, and real estate and construction.


Bulgaria > Energy and natural resources

(Hall of Fame)

Alexander ChatalbashevBoyanov & Co.

The combination of Boyanov & Co.‘s full-service, top-tier practice and industry expertise attracts major-league clients to the firm for a broad range of advice. The practice is strong across the board of the sector, including nuclear, oil and gas, renewables and electricity. One client is EVN and its subsidiaries, which the firm is advising on anti-trust and other issues. Practice head Alexander Chatalbashev has ‘extensive experience in the sector’, and leads mandates from big-ticket M&A and regulatory issues to project development and energy-related litigation.

Bulgaria > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Few firms match Boyanov & Co.‘s combined strength of local know-how and cross-border expertise. The ‘great law firm‘ fields market-leading individuals, including the pre-eminent and ‘technically excellentYordan Naydenov, to advise on sophisticated mandates across the board of corporate and commercial work, with niche strength in banking M&A. The offering is well resourced, with a formidable 18-strong team which includes head of commercial Raina Dimitrova and energy specialist Alexander Chatalbashev. Microsoft, Amazon and Mondelez International are clients.