Firm Profile > Vladimirov Law Office > Sofia, Bulgaria

Vladimirov Law Office
1618 SOFIA

Vladimirov Law Office is a leading law firm located in Sofia. It was established in 1992 by lawyer and founder Vladimir Vladimirov and has become a leading international law firm in Bulgaria.

During the last 20 years Vladimirov Law Office has become a leader in all areas relating to commercial shipping and ship financing, insurance, collateral, banking, customs and administrative cases. It also specialises in newly emerging areas of law such as international franchising, distribution, trade representation and EU law and has attracted specialist lawyers in these areas. Additionally, it should be noted that Vladimirov Law Office has vast experience in the recognition and enforcement of foreign court and arbitration decisions.

In the early years and in the period 1999-2006, Vladimirov Law Office was involved in the elaboration of laws harmonized with the European Commission, particularly for shipping, transport and port privatization in Bulgaria. The firm has helped draft laws and rules for the Bulgarian maritime and port administration, namely the Code of Commercial Shipping and the National Maritime Strategy of Bulgaria. In the past Vladimirov Law Office was appointed as the main representative in all major shipping cases in Bulgaria which had international impact. Its team of specialists also shared this experience by arranging and participating in the first maritime discussions in Bulgaria, in topics such as ships arrests, maritime mortgages and liens, basic roles and relations in the shipping and the enforcement procedures.

Vladimirov Law Office provides a full legal service to local and international clients in Bulgarian, English, German and Russian. The team provides advice to all types of businesses from their setting up to regular services and due diligence, assisting with compliance with the Bulgarian regulations such as Measures against Money Laundering and GDPR, debt collection, litigation and arbitration.

The practice is also a trusted law firm of the Embassies of the Unites States, Germany, Great Britain, the Czech Republic, Denmark and Slovakia

For several years, Vladimirov Law Office has been working for clients in the US through its office in Washington – Ensley & Associates, LLC. An important part of Ensley & Associates, LLC’s work is Immigration Law, it has helped hundreds of Bulgarians to realize their dream of immigrating to the US. The firm has also helped many clients to open their own business in the US or buy a franchise.

The lawyers at Vladimirov Law Office are leading experts in Immigration and Bulgarian citizenship.  The firm has helped many clients obtain Bulgarian visas, residende permits and Bulgarian passports /Bulgarian citizenship.

Department Name Email Telephone
Managing Partner and Specialist in Shippng and Admirality Vladimir Vladimirov 00359 2 8501601
Partner; Head of corporate and Specialist in Shipping and Admirality Veselina Kirilova 00359 888 776662
Senior Associate; Specialist in Immigration and US Green cards Svetlana Irasek 00359 2 8501601
Senior Associate; Specialist in Arbitration, Litigation and Recognition and Enforcement of EU/third country judgments PhD Petar Bonchovski 00359 2 8501601
Senior Associate; Head of Corporate and Specialist in Shipping and Admirality and in in Litigation, Family and Commercial Veselina Kirilova 00359 2 8501601
Associate; Specialist in Litigation; Immigration; Corporate Vyara Asenova 00359 2 8501601
Photo Name Position Profile
 Vyara Asenova  photo Vyara Asenova Associate
 Petar  Bonchovski  photo Petar  Bonchovski Senior Associate
 Veselina Kirilova  photo Veselina Kirilova PartnerHead of Coprorate and Commercial Department
 Vladimir Vladimirov  photo Vladimir Vladimirov Managing Partner