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Kinkin & Partners
1000 SOFIA

Bulgaria > Dispute resolution Tier 2

Among commercial, civil and administrative disputes Kinkin & Partners shows considerable strengths in commercial bankruptcy proceedings and increasingly in various intellectual property disputes concerning design, trademark and copyright infringement cases. Vladimir Kinkin has vast experience in dispute resolution, and works with clients across the commercial, finance and chemical sectors. The highly experienced Adriana Nacheva has a focus on disputes in the energy, renewables and natural resources areas.

Practice head(s):

Vladimir Kinkin

Other key lawyers:

Adriana Nacheva; Nikolay Radev; Silvyia Spasov; Domna Mancheva


‘The team is very precise without overestimating the chance of success. The preparation done by the practice is what makes them unique, they do not only go into details, but strategise well and make a backup plan on each aspect of the case to increase the chance of success – they are pure professionals. This is why after the first case; we had no doubts about using them in the second.’

‘The team is well balanced, bringing knowledge and energy in equal proportions. Vladimir Kinkin and Adriana Nacheva who have brought together the successful combination of youth and experience. Dilyan Kolev together with Nikolay Radev have both worked on our cases and by the result and the overall work in the process have performed exceptionally.’

‘Silvyia Spasova and Domna Mancheva stand out for their technical capacities, and they transmit confidence. They are very good from a technical and client management perspective.

‘The litigation team (Silvyia) is very well prepared and seasoned in civil litigation procedures. They are organized and professional.’

‘Fully competent in the case, attention to detail, structured and a well-organized case practice.’

‘Collaborative and competent.

Key clients

Euro Games Technology Ltd.


Euroliftmontaj Srl.

INTERSEROH zbiranje in predelava odpadnih surovin d.o.o.

SA MMA IARD and MMA IARD Assurances Mutuelles

Tombou-Bulgaria Ltd.

Seagull-2014 Ltd.

VEZ Svoge Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Procedural representation of Seagull-2014 Ltd. against claims for establishing receivables on promissory notes for the amount of EUR 750 000.
  • Successful Procedural Representation of Tombou-Bulgaria Ltd.’s Illegal Removal from Public Procurement Case Before CPC and The Supreme Administrative Court of Bulgaria
  • Legal representation of Euro Games Technology Ltd. in a legal proceeding against forwarder with a material interest of USD 1000000.00.

Bulgaria > Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 4

Kinkin & Partners' broad expertise covers all types of financing, alongside this, the firm regularly advises on debt restructurings, regulatory procedures, banking transactions and is involved with innovative financial technologies. Adriana Nacheva heads up the team and and advises clients across a broad range of areas.

Practice head(s):

Adriana Nacheva


‘The financial team at Kinkin & Partners is well-functioning and responsive. They are always ready to assist and contribute to the goals of our company.’

‘For each of our cases a team of professionals is appointed. The individuals are experts in their field. The perfect correspondence between the different teams makes the lawyers familiar with our overall business.’

Key clients

Association of the Depositors Harmed by the Corporate Commercial Bank JSC, Karifert International S.A.L., Trans Balkani Ltd., AST Sofia Ltd., Linex Ltd, Palladium Ltd.

B Plus Ltd.

Casa Chic

EFACEC Engenharia e Sistemas, S.A.

Real Fruit ltd.

Showroom Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Advised a client on a contribution of receivables, amounting to EUR 20000000.00 and following this represented him in the negotiations with potential investor for buying the business.
  • Advised the client in connection with an unjustified request for payment under bank guarantee for EUR 500000.00.
  • Represented the client in connection with the financing of a photovoltaic power plant for expansion of their business.

Bulgaria > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

Kinkin & Partners assists its varied clients on corporate and shareholder restructurings, mergers and acquisitions and provide ongoing legal support and business consultations. Vladimir Kinkin leads the practice with 30 years of experience in corporate and commercial law and is supported in the team by Adriana Nacheva.

Practice head(s):

Vladimir Kinkin

Other key lawyers:

Adriana Nacheva; Nikolay Radev


‘The team specializing in corporate law is exceptional. They provide helpful advice and are always available when needed.’

‘All of the lawyers at Kinkin and Partners are amazing professionals with a lot of experience. They have great work ethic and work well as a team.’

‘Kinkin & Partners have the capability and qualities to deal with the flexibility of our case. The team we work with is really engaged with our case and our communication was smooth and transparent.’

‘The members of corporate team are helpful, prompt in providing services and always responsive to our requests. Nikolay Radev handled our case with exceptional professionalism. Vladimir Kinkin leads the corporate team and the work they do is always at high level. ’

‘The team we work with is well-qualified and dedicated to their work. What distinguish Kinkin & Partners is the attention to detail and the professionalism. Their teams have the capacity and experience to assist in variety of cases.’

‘The individuals whom I work with are highly experienced and well prepared. They are organized and easy to cooperate with. They keep me informed with updates and always give highly appreciated advice.’

Key clients

Agria JsC

Bulavto-Lada Ltd

Casa Chic jsC

Iso Systems Ltd.

Mime Ltd.

Real Fruit Ltd.

S E Bulgaria Ltd.

Showroom Ltd.

Textilano Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Assisted a client specialized in production of plant protection products with subsidiaries in Europe, Asia, Africa, West America in the process of negotiations for acquiring the whole business by investors.
  • Assisted a client with in-kind contribution of receivables in the capital of JsC, amounting to EUR 20,000,000.
  • Represented the client as shareholder in Ltd. in a process of separation of the business with ex-partners including the financial relations.

Bulgaria > Energy and natural resources Tier 4

Kinkin & Partners advises on a broad range of energy matters including on energy investment projects, the supply of certificates, licenses and permits to produce energy and for electricity sales and trading. Practice head Adriana Nacheva is praised for her ‘extensive expertise in energy, natural resources, infrastructure and commercial sectors.’

Practice head(s):

Adriana Nacheva


‘Kinkin & Partners have extensive know-how in the field of energy sector, renewable energy sector and natural resources for more than 20 years. Our experience with their legal expertise is extremely positive. Usually, they are one step ahead regarding the development of local and European legislation, they are always aware about new tendencies, amendments and future perspectives.’

‘Their legal team consists of highly motivated and experienced lawyers who are well aware with applicable legislation and always trying to find the best and most effective decisions. Adriana Nacheva has extensive expertise in the energy, natural resources, infrastructure and commercial sectors.’

‘They are resilient in chasing the ultimate best result for their client. They demonstrated not only very deep legal technical knowledge but also very good soft skills in negotiation with government institutions, patience and knowing when the right time is to raise a topic or to bring a proposal for resolution of an issue.’

Key clients

ABV & KO Ltd

Atleha Ltd.

Inter Ltd.

Magineti Ltd.

Mile Engineering Ltd

VEZ Svoghe JsC.

Work highlights

  • Assisted VEZ Svoghe Ltd. in renewing water abstraction permits for their small hydroelectric power plants (SHPPs) along Iskar river.
  • Supported ABV & KO Ltd. – a company constructing a 2 MW photovoltaic power plant in Bulgaria. Secured a positive opinion for connecting the plant to the electricity distribution network, facilitated contracts with electrical engineers.
  • Provided support to the company Mile Engineering Ltd. which invests in small hydropower plants (SHPPs).

Bulgaria > Real estate and construction Tier 4

Kinkin & Partners‘ real estate, urban planning and construction works team covers a broad spectrum of matters ranging from project financing and the assessing of investment intentions to assistance with urban planning procedures, public procurement and the negotiation of lease agreements, among others. Practice head Adriana Nacheva has extensive experience in urban planning procedures and related owners’ rights.

Practice head(s):

Adriana Nacheva

Other key lawyers:

Dilian Kolev


‘They have assisted us in plenty of cases and have teams working in a variety of fields. They follow the changes in construction regulations over the years and come up with strong evidence in cases.’

‘The individuals are experienced and completely devoted to their work. Dilian Kolev has excellent expertise in the field of real estate. Adriana Nacheva leads the team with great professionalism.’

‘Dilian Kolev was extremely professional and competent, and always available.’

‘The entire team was responsive, professional and very efficient and effective with the work they did. The most important thing for me is trust. They demonstrated the utmost standard of ethics the entire time and the work performed was meticulous.’

‘Dilian Kolev is an excellent attorney who is very knowledgeable and trustworthy. His communication was excellent, and his work was meticulous.’

‘They respond quickly and thoroughly to inquiries. Changes in the case are reported in a timely manner. News is accompanied with the necessary explanations from the point of view of Bulgarian legislation. High-quality final product.’

Key clients

Agria JsC

Held Bereenderungs GMBH & CO.KG

Interclima Engineering Ltd.

Quattro Properties Ltd.

Seagull-2014 Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Assisting Agria JsC with challenges relating to the ownership and legal status of 8 bungalows, including conducting due diligence, locating documents, and obtaining certificates to safeguard against removal orders.
  • Assisting the owner of a historic property in Sofia with tenant lease negotiations and ensuring compliance with heritage regulations.
  • Successfully resolved legal issues for a client regarding an inherited property in Sofia.

Kinkin & Partners has extensive experience in providing high-quality legal advice relating to every day work and procedural representation for Bulgarian and foreign corporate clients.

We provide complex legal advice to clients working in different sectors of the economy, and cover all legal areas affecting different aspects of business activity. We work with leading law firms in the execution of international projects. As a result of our long-standing history, which began in 1989, our lawyers enjoy a wealth of experience which distinguishes us as one of the leading law firms in Bulgaria. We are widely recognized for our competent, modern and business-led work.

The partnership provides day-to-day legal assistance with an integrated organizational structure, which allows for high quality professional legal advice. Client satisfaction is guaranteed with a team that is tailored to each individual case and managed by a partner who remains highly committed at all stages of the project.

Among our clients are leading market participants in economic sectors such as banking, real estate, agriculture, industry, IT sector, commerce, production of electric energy and etc. One of our main aims is to provide long-term cooperation and legal assistance to clients in all aspects of their business, some have been clients for more than 30 years.

We provide an individual approach to maximise results, taking into account the general economic climate and the specifics of our clients’ business.  This enables us to offer comprehensive and long-term solutions.

Our lawyers have extensive practical experience in various legal spheres.    In summary, we offer:

  • Experienced corporate team: our team is involved in M&A transactions with an international element. We provide an in-depth and cost effective service with a wide range of solutions, always getting the best result for the client.
  • Due diligence expert team: we have undertaken multiple deals in different sectors of industry. We provide detailed due diligence taking into account the needs of the client.
  • Management process: we aim to provide each client with their desired final result and all the services we provide are undertaken with this in mind.
  • Team of specialists dedicated to the client and its needs: our team is extremely committed and focused in getting the deal through and providing the client with the desired result.  We have been proving our professionalism for more than 30 years. We collaborate with leading global law firms in the implementation of international projects. Our experiences and opportunities allow us to assist our clients and help them realize their goals
Department Name Email Telephone
Banking and finance. Capital markets Adriana Nacheva +359 2981 91 96
Banking and finance. Capital markets Dilyana Tsoleva +359 2981 91 96
Corporate law. Mergers and acquisitions Vladimir Kinkin +359 2980 34 75
Corporate law. Mergers and acquisitions Dilyana Tsoleva +359 2981 91 96
Competition law Vladimir Kinkin +359 2980 34 75
Competition law Silviya Spasova +359 2980 34 75
Energy Adriana Nacheva +359 2981 91 96
Energy Siyana Veleva +359 2981 91 96
Energy Dilian Kolev +359 2981 91 96
Environment Adriana Nacheva +359 2981 91 96
Environment Siyana Veleva +359 2981 91 96
Environment Dilian Kolev +359 2981 91 96
Insurance, marine and transport Vladimir Kinkin +359 2980 34 75
Insurance, marine and transport Nikolay Radev +359 2980 34 75
Insurance, marine and transport Penka Popova +359 2980 34 75
Intellectual property Adriana Nacheva +359 2981 91 96
Intellectual property Silviya Spasova +359 2980 34 75
Labour and social security Adriana Nacheva +359 2981 91 96
Labour and social security Siyana Veleva +359 2981 91 96
Labour and social security Dilian Kolev +359 2981 91 96
Liquidation and Insolvency Vladimir Kinkin +359 2980 34 75
Liquidation and Insolvency Nikolay Radev +359 2980 34 75
Liquidation and Insolvency Penka Popova +359 2980 34 75
Real estate, urban planning and construction works Adriana Nacheva +359 2981 91 96
Real estate, urban planning and construction works Siyana Veleva +359 2981 91 96
Real estate, urban planning and construction works Dilian Kolev +359 2981 91 96
Tax law Vladimir Kinkin +359 2980 34 75
Tax law Nikolay Radev +359 2980 34 75
Tax law Dilyana Tsoleva +359 2981 91 96
Business Transactions Vladimir Kinkin +359 2980 34 75
Business Transactions Dilyana Tsoleva +359 2981 91 96
Public procurement. Auctions and competitions Adriana Nacheva +359 2981 91 96
Public procurement. Auctions and competitions Siyana Veleva +359 2981 91 96
Public procurement. Auctions and competitions Dilian Kolev +359 2981 91 96
Litigation Vladimir Kinkin +359 2980 34 75
Litigation Silviya Spasova +359 2980 34 75
Number of lawyers : 16

CLIENT:Mrs. Dimova
COMPANY/FIRM: Veliki Preslav Muncipality
TESTIMONIAL: The projects on which we work with Kinkin & Partners are in the litigation area. We are extremely grateful to the team for their hard work, irreconcilability and the efforts made for reaching the final solution of the dispute. I wish future professional success to the whole team because professionals like them so well-informed and knowledgeable who love their work will be always needed!

CLIENT:Jakub Gacek
TESTIMONIAL: I am thankful that Kinkin & Partners are keeping hand on everything. I fully trust them. This is a small part of what I could say to the whole Kinkin & Partners team that was always there for me. Being honest I must admit that I am calm with the fact that they take care of all.

CLIENT: Tuan Nguyen
TESTIMONIAL: Based on my work with Kinkin & Partners team I could say that they definitely met my expectations. I am thankful for their efficiency and reactivity

CLIENT: Tony Swinnerton
COMPANY/FIRM: Hill Dickinson LLP
TESTIMONIAL: I much appreciate their assistance to date.

CLIENT: Jamal Hammoud
TESTIMONIAL: I thank very much to the Kinkin & Partners team for their time and efforts.

CLIENT: Radostina Todorova
TESTIMONIAL: Regarding the cassation complaint, I would like to thank Kinkin & Partners for their time and effort. It exceeded my expectations and I am extremely satisfied with the work done. I am thankful for doing their best in my case!

CLIENT: Alexandra Pavlova
COMPANY/FIRM: Indukern Chemi AG
TESTIMONIAL: We will for sure come back to them again.

CLIENT: Greta Stoyanova
COMPANY/FIRM: Grestocommerce
TESTIMONIAL: We are grateful for the achievement of this favorable result for us in the case. We are extremely pleased with their work and the result they achieve!

CLIENT: Andrey Rumyantsev
TESTIMONIAL: I would like to send them my personal thanks as the lawyers part of the team of Kinkin & Partners seem to be high professionals who paid a lot of attention to our issue. As I have contacted many companies I can say that for sure.

CLIENT: Tanya Vasileva
TESTIMONIAL: The services provided by Kinkin & Partners were highly professional. They always have the right team for the right case. The teams we have worked with are excellent in finding the appropriate solution and never give up.

CLIENT: Angel Lingorski
COMPANY/FIRM: Kaliakria Property Management
TESTIMONIAL: Bravo! Venceremos!!! Great Team !