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Global Guide 2022
Bulgaria Dispute Resolution
3
Band 3

1 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by CMS

The CMS Sofia Dispute Resolution practice is among the fastest developing ones on the local Bulgarian market. The team has a diverse portfolio of cases, which includes domestic and international litigation and arbitration proceedings, out-of-court settlements and mediation. The members of the CMS Sofia team are highly experienced in representing clients before all Bulgarian courts and special administrative jurisdictions.

The team advises on tactical and strategic issues, which are particularly important in dispute resolution. A significant part of our work is insolvency, post M&A disputes, disputes related to contracts, including lease agreements, construction contracts, sale contracts, etc., as well as torts. We are also assisting clients in relation to security of claims and enforcement proceedings. Our team has a special focus on public procurement, insurance and employment litigation.

Being part of CMS – a top ten global law firm, CMS Sofia has access to the expertise of lawyers in over 40 countries in Europe and in the Middle East, Africa, South East Asia and Latin America. This differentiates us from our peers on the Bulgarian market. Our clients can be confident that their dispute will be resourced efficiently and they will have access to the right specialists and consistent CMS quality. Our offering is tailored to what clients need, combining depth, breadth, quality and value.

Chambers Review

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Dispute Resolution - Bulgaria
3
Band 3
What the team is known for

CMS offers a strong dispute resolution practice acting for international clients on complex litigation and international arbitration proceedings. The law firm has a strong track record acting on energy disputes for electricity clients. It also handles criminal litigation cases, IP disputes, administrative claims and debt enforcement proceedings. It is equipped with substantial experience in handling consumer protection cases. The practice's broad client roster also includes banks, retail, pharmaceutical and telecoms companies.

Notable Practitioners

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Assen Georgiev
3
Band 3

"Assen Georgievis balanced, knowledgeable and an exceptional litigator," a client opines. He assists with contractual disputes, as well as damages and confiscation claims and enforcement proceedings. Assen Georgiev additionally represents clients in mediation.

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Dispute Resolution

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Assen Georgiev
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Band 3

Members

Provided by CMS

Anna Tanova

Antonia Kehayova

Assen Georgiev

Head of Department

Desislava Anastasova

Ivan Petrov

Margarita Ivanova

Yana Antonova

Clients

Provided by CMS

60K

Allianz

Astronergy

Bulgarian National Bank

Burger King Europe GmbH

Cargill

Chubb European Group Limited

Embassy of Portugal in Bulgaria

Global Biomet

Pharmacros

Philicon 97

Sensata Technologies

Skoda Transportation

Syngenta

Industries

Provided by CMS

Banking & Finance

Consumer Products

Energy

IT, Media & Telecoms

Insurance

Lifesciences & Healthcare

Real Estate

Retail

Transportation

Utilities