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Dispute Resolution

1 ranked lawyersBand 2BulgariaGlobal 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Strong dispute resolution practice acting for international clients on complex litigation and arbitration proceedings. Has a strong track record acting on energy disputes for electricity clients. Also handles commercial litigation, IP disputes, administrative claims and debt collection matters. Equipped with substantial experience in handling contentious public procurement mandates. Broad client roster also includes banks, retail, transport and TMT companies.

Notable practitioners

Interviewees appreciate Assen Georgiev 's "efficient and straightforward manner of work and client-oriented approach." He assists with commercial disputes, including damages claims and enforcement proceedings. Georgiev additionally represents clients in mediation.

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Overview

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.

Members

Georgiev, Assen (Head of Department)

Anastasova, Desislava

Antonova, Yana

Kehayova, Antonia

Tanova, Anna

Clients

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

Banking & Finance

Consumer Products

Energy

Insurance

IT, Media & Telecoms

Lifesciences & Healthcare

Real Estate

Retail

Transportation

Utilities

Dispute Resolution

CMS

firm
Location

Landmark Centre

14 Tzar Osvoboditel Blvd.

Sofia

Sofia City

Bulgaria

1000

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Bulgaria

Dispute Resolution


Assen Georgiev
Band 3