Mrs Adriana Nacheva > Kinkin & Partners > Sofia, Bulgaria > Lawyer Profile

Kinkin & Partners
1000 SOFIA

Work Department

Real Estate, Urban Planning and Construction Works; Energy; Environment; Banking and Finance.Capital markets; Intellectual Property; Labor and Social Security Law.;





She has joined the Kinkin & Partners team in 1995. Adriana acquired her professional experience as a Junior Associate in 2000, an Associate in 2002 and a Senior Associate in 2007. Since 2009 she is a Partner.


English, Russian


Member of the Sofia Bar Association


2000 Professional legal capacity obtained; 1999 – 2000 Sofia City Court – Law Trainee; 1992 – 1999 University of National and World Economy– Sofia, Faculty of Law – LL.M.; 1990 -1992 Yordanka Filaretova Medical College – Social worker

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 > Projects and PPP

The team at Kinkin & Partners  provides ‘a high quality of service‘ in the provision of advice on all aspects of infrastructure projects and related investments and finance. In addition to its expertise in commercial developments such as shopping centers and office buildings, it also advises on power plant, road and other municipal developments. It covers related areas such as real estate and planning issues. Adriana Nacheva leads the team, with senior associate Tsvetelina Stoilova – Valkanova bringing expertise in project financing, and associate Dilyana Tsoleva playing a key role in public procurement considerations.

Bulgaria > Intellectual property

Kinkin & Partners assists clients with trade mark applications, oppositions and defence procedures in food production, financial services, and fashion industries. The team, led by Adriana Nacheva, also drafts agreements for the transfer of intellectual property in the pharmaceutical industry, and has experience in protecting trade secrets and industrial designs from infringing competitors.

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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.

Bulgaria > Dispute resolution

Kinkin & Partners frequently acts on insolvency proceedings on behalf of both the creditor and the debtor; it continues to represent former depositors harmed by the collapse of the Corporate Commercial Bank in 2014, and has defended a client in insolvency proceedings brought by a partner due to alleged non-payment of receivables. Energy disputes (a specialism of Adriana Nacheva) are another strength of the practice, which has represented hydroelectric power producers against the regulatory authorities regarding the withdrawal of water-use permissions. The firm also advise on intellectual property, and unfair competition mandates. Vladimir Kinkin leads the team, while Silviya Spasova and Nikolay Radev are key contacts.

Bulgaria > Banking, finance and capital markets

Kinkin & Partners has a strong track record in acting for clients seeking to recover debts and withheld funds. In addition to ongoing litigation for former depositors with the now-defunct Corporate Commercial Bank, the firm has acted for international clients whose accounts have been frozen, and for several clients seeking the release of payments made through electronic payment services. The group also advises on share acquisition finance, real estate and project finance, and amending existing loans. Adriana Nacheva leads the team.