Mr Anton Krustev > Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov > Sofia, Bulgaria > Lawyer Profile

Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov
1000 SOFIA
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Work Department

Energy and Utilities; Litigation; Competition; Concessions; Public Procurement; Banking and Finance; M&A, Privatization, Joint Ventures




Anton Krustev is a Partner at DGKV, dealing primarily with public-private partnerships, public procurement, concessions, and European Structural Investment Funds projects. Anton has acted for both public and private sector clients in both litigation and M&A projects and is especially experienced in the transport & infrastructure and energy and Water Supply and Sewerage sectors. Indeed, he has extensive expertise in energy and utilities, including in power-generation, distribution, trade-in-electricity-and-gas, transportation-of-oil-and-gas, and new-power-facility-construction matters, and has led an impressive number of projects in the transport sector related to infrastructure, such as the tender procedure for the Sofia Airport concession and numerous projects related to the rehabilitation of the railway infrastructure, among others.



English, Russian, Spanish, German, Bulgarian


  • Sofia Bar Association


  • University of National and Global Economy, Faculty of Management and Administration (MBA, 2009)
  • University of Sofia, Faculty of Law (LL.M., 2000)

Lawyer Rankings

Bulgaria > Projects and PPP

(Next Generation Partners)

Anton KrustevDjingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov

Governmental bodies and financial institutions frequently turn to the ‘dedicated and committed’ projects, PPP and PFI team at Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov when it comes to real estate, energy, utilities and transport projects. Structuring public procurement procedures, concessions, tenders and transaction agreements and project financing are among the firm’s strengths in this area; a recent significant work highlight is its advice to SOF Connect regarding the types of contracts needed to install a new baggage handling system at the Sofia Airport. The leadership team is comprised of experts in their respective fields, including Milan Pandev, who heads the energy and utilities practice group, Anton Krustev, who leads the public procurement, ESIF and transport practice group, and Stephan Kyutchukov, who heads the real estate and construction team.

Bulgaria > Transport (including shipping)

Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov takes an interdisciplinary approach when handling transport and infrastructure projects in Bulgaria, drawing on its energy, real estate and construction, finance, corporate and litigation expertise. The firm advises transport, shipping, airline and infrastructure companies, including Turkish Airlines, BMW i Ventures and Chariot Motors, on regulatory compliance, PPP and concessions projects, tenders and bids as well as litigation proceedings. Anton Krustev, who has expertise in transport and infrastructure matters, leads the team. M&A expert Zdravka Ugrinova and energy and utilities practice head Milan Pandev are also key lawyers in this area.

Bulgaria > Energy and natural resources

Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov is well reputed for its broad expertise in the energy and natural resources field, where the team advises on domestic and multi-jurisdictional energy projects related to pipeline development and power generation. Leading the practice is Milan Pandev, who has extensive experience in the power, oil and gas sectors and has been involved in landmark energy projects while Georgi Gouginski specialises in energy law, natural resources, utilities and environmental protection. Anton Krustev and Maya Mircheva further strengthen the practice in the areas of PPPs and real estate and energy projects respectively. Radoul Iliev left the firm in August 2023.