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Kinkin & Partners
1000 SOFIA

Work Department

Real Estate, Urban Planning and Construction Works; Energy; Environment; Labor Law and Social Security Law


Senior Associate


2015 – to date Kinkin & Partners – Senior Associate; 2013 – 2015 Kinkin & Partners – Associate; 2011 – 2013 Dobrev, Kinkin & Lyutskanov – Associate; 2009 – 2011 Dobrev, Kinkin & Lyutskanov – Junior Associate; 2008 – 2009 Dobrev, Kinkin & Lyutskanov – Assistant


Italian, English, Russian


Member of the Sofia Bar Association


2008 Professional legal capacity obtained; 2008 Varna District Court – Law Trainee; 2002 – 2007 Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, Faculty of Law – LL.M.; – Specialization: Public Administration

Lawyer Rankings

Bulgaria > Real estate and construction

Kinkin & Partners chiefly assists individuals and investment vehicles in complex real estate transactions, with a track record in achieving positive outcomes where ownership is unclear or contested. Its experience covers negotiating with regulatory and municipal authorities regarding zoning issues, planning permissions, and errors and ambiguities in cadastral maps. Amendment and structuring of leasing and rent agreements are another strength. Adriana Nacheva, practice head, has expertise in drafting tender documents, and assisting with bidding processes, and senior associate Siyana Veleva takes the lead on due diligence matters and structuring transactions.

Bulgaria > Energy and natural resources

Kinkin & Partners specialises in advising on water use regulations for hydroelectric power producers. The firm has experience of advising on obtaining and renewing water usage permits, and litigating against water usage permit withdrawals, acting against the Ministry of Energy, the Ministry of Environment and Waters, and river basin management commissions. The team (led by the ‘excellent strategist’ Adriana Nacheva) also acts for the Hydroenergy Association on drafting amendments to the Water Act. The group also provides ongoing regulatory advice to solar power producers. Siyana Veleva is another name to note.