Ms Zdravka Ugrinova > Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov > Sofia, Bulgaria > Lawyer Profile

Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov
1000 SOFIA
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M&A, General Corporate, Infrastructure & Transport




Zdravka Ugrinova is a Partner at DGKV, heading the firm’s M&A practice group. She is a leading lawyer in Bulgaria, with significant experience and expertise in corporate and commercial law, private equity transactions, and the acquisitions of private and publicly listed companies, JVs, and concessions. Zdravka has been the lead lawyer advising many of the firm’s major domestic and international clients on some of the largest M&A, privatization, and infrastructure projects ever to originate on the Bulgarian market. Zdravka is recognized and highly praised for her professionalism and profound knowledge of the Bulgarian market.





Bulgarian, English


  • Sofia Bar
  • International Bar Association


  • Enterprise and Investment Lawyers Course, IDLO, Rome, Italy (Certificate, 2003)
  • Duke Geneva Institute in Transnational Law, Duke University School of Law and University of Geneva Law Faculty (Diploma, 2000)
  • Academy of American and International Law, Dallas, Texas (Diploma, 1999)
  • Inter University Centre of Fundamental Human Rights (Diploma, Protection of Fundamental Human Rights in the European Law, 1997)
  • University of Sofia, Faculty of Law (LL.M., 1997)

Lawyer Rankings

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 > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Hall of Fame)

Zdravka UgrinovaDjingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov

Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov is reputed for the depth of its expertise in M&A, privatization and private equity transactions, where it covers the full spectrum from small to large-cap transactions in both national and international capacities. Among their clients are global corporations and investors, private equity and venture capital funds as well as financial institutions and increasingly start-ups. Zdravka Ugrinova  is an expert in corporate and commercial law, and private equity transactions, while Violetta Kunze focuses her practice on the TMT sector, and leads on many cross-border M&A transactions. This duo jointly lead the practice. Valentin Bojilov, who specialises in M&A, private equity and joint ventures, was made partner in January 2023 as was Gergana Monovska – clients consider both lawyers to be ‘amazing‘.