Adv Anelia Dinova KC > Dinova Rusev & Partners > Sofia, Bulgaria > Lawyer Profile

Dinova Rusev & Partners
17, Vasil Aprilov Str.
1504 Sofia

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Managing Partner


Anelia is the managing and co-founding partner of the firm. She has an extensive transactional practice with a primary focus on inward investment in Bulgaria, Russia and Slovakia. Anelia is well known for her skills in structuring and negotiating transactions and in particular for achieving workable and commercial solutions for her clients while retaining the legal integrity of a deal. Anelia is experienced in advising on the technical aspects of Mergers & Acquisitions taking place throughout Central and Eastern European countries. Her Real Estate practice includes advice on asset acquisition and due diligence procedures, mainly in the field of commercial real estate. On the construction side, she has been involved in a number of green field development projects as well as design, build and transfer projects, advising on the contractual structure and regulatory issues.

Anelia founded the firm in September 2003, having previously worked as a lawyer with Andersen Legal in Russia and Bulgaria and Weinhold Legal in Bratislava. Anelia has been published widely in her Areas of Practice, most recently on “Redundancy Schemes in Bulgaria”, published by Kluwer Law, 2007 and “Calling a Strike in Bulgaria”, published in The European Lawyer, 2007. She speaks English, Russian and Slovak.


English, Russian, Slovak


Admitted Sofia Bar, 2000
Sofia University, LLB, 1989
University of Limerick, MA in European Integration, 1993

Lawyer Rankings

Bulgaria > Commercial, corporate and M&A

The corporate and commercial team of Dinova Rusev & Partners is well equipped to handle M&A transactions, through the expertise of the team led by founding partner Anelia Dinova and Ivelina Cherneva. Dinova focuses her work on the structuring of transactions and deal negotiations, while Cherneva specializes in unfair competition and consumer protection next to commercial matters and M&A deals.