Mr Nikola Minchev > Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov > Sofia, Bulgaria > Lawyer Profile

Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov
1000 SOFIA
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Work Department

Litigation & Arbitration Practice Group, Energy & Utilities Practice Group


Senior Associate


Nikola is a Senior Associate in DGKV law firm, who specializes in administrative and commercial litigation & energy law. Nikola has also developed extensive expertise in public procurement and capital markets. Recently he is acting for one of our most significant energy and pharma clients in relation to various litigation proceedings. He also advises on corporate governance, capital market regulatory compliance and other securities-related matters. He assists and advises local and international companies in tender and review procedures, particularly in pharmaceuticals and energy procurement.


Bulgarian, English, German


Sofia Bar Association


University of Sofia, Faculty of Law (LL.M., 2012)

Lawyer Rankings

Bulgaria > Energy and natural resources

(Rising stars)

Nikola MinchevDjingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov

Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov’s key strengths lie in the corporate and commercial aspects of energy work, advising on contractual disputes, SPAs, M&A and regulatory matters. The firm has acted for a number of clients in disputes with the nationalised energy companies and regulatory bodies, including ContourGlobal Maritza East III, a coal-fired power plant operator, and Mechel International Holdings GmbH, a global mining company. Milan Pandev, an expert in the regional oil and gas markets leads the team, alongside senior partner Georgi Gouginski. The team provides ongoing consultancy to major market players, including Lukoil and Axpo Trading. Counsel Anton Krustev and senior associate Nikola Minchev are other names to note.