In Chambers Global 2019 DGKV is recognised again as leading law firm in Bulgaria, retaining top band positions in both categories researched in Bulgaria – Commercial/Corporate (Band 1) and Dispute Resolution (Band 1). This remarkable consecutive acknowledgement comes as a recognition for the competence, professionalism and exquisite credentials earned for almost 25 years of advising domestic and international clients. DGKV’s ranked lawyers in Corporate/Commercial are: Zdravka Ugrinova, Stephan Kyutchukov and Omourtag Petkov; in Dispute Resolution: Angel Ganev.

Based on analysis and client feedback appraising our outstanding team, the ranking individually recognises the professional achievements of four partners at DGKV:

Zdravka Ugrinova (Band 1) is lauded as "one of the best corporate lawyers in Bulgaria," according to sources, who also describe her as a "very experienced, detailed and thorough" practitioner. She is highly experienced in matters relating to cross-border M&A, reorganisation matters and foreign investment.

(Band 2) is best recognised for his expertise in the real estate sector, where he frequently acts for property investors on high-profile acquisitions and purchases. One of the clients describes him as "very passionate," before going on to praise his meticulousness: "He likes to present and analyse the situation from every possible angle."

Omourtag Petkov (Band 4) has experience in M&A transactions across a range of sectors, including IT.

Clients are impressed by Angel Ganev’s (Band 2) “hunger for success”, describing him as a “remarkable litigator and strategist” and adding that “he demonstrates encyclopaedic knowledge of his area and is aware of the nuances of Bulgarian substantive and procedural law” rises in the rankings following numerous endorsements from clients, one of whom calls him a "brilliant litigator" who is "business and target-oriented and can envisage the development of a situation well in advance."