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Dimitrov, Petrov & Co.

Employment

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What the team is known for

Experienced team handling a range of employment matters including transfer of employees, mass dismissals, labour disputes and social security. Often acts on behalf of international companies looking to establish local subsidiaries or take on Bulgarian employees. Has a track record representing employers in contentious matters, such as discrimination claims and disciplinary proceedings. Particularly active for clients from the technology and retail sectors.

Strengths

Clients appreciate the tailored approach, with one saying: "The lawyers really got into what we wanted instead of trying to tell us what we want, as I have seen other lawyers do," adding: "They never spare time or effort."

Work highlights

Advised Zuhlke Engineering on the optimisation of its employment arrangements, including in the reaction to the COVID-19 emergency.

Notable practitioners

Zoya Todorova 's practice encompasses a range of contentious and non-contentious labour and employment proceedings, most notably employee transfers and mass dismissals arising from corporate transactions. "She is extremely proactive, thorough and detail-oriented in every mandate we assign her," a client says, adding: "She makes us feel like premium clients."

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Overview

The Employment Law practice of Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. stands out for its unique blend of expertise and convergent thinking focused on building most successful strategies for the clients. The team is regularly engaged in:

  • Assisting local and foreign businesses in the overall process of onboarding new employees - including elaboration and implementation of social benefits programmes and data protection policies
  • Advising clients on labour, social security and tax issues
  • Mobility of work force, secondment matters - including visa and temporary residence arrangements for foreign citizens employed by local entities
  • Legal protection of employers, preparation of collective and individual employment agreements, litigation and solving of labour disputes
  • Consultations on Labour law aspects in M&A transactions

The firm has gained expertise in providing legal support on outsourcing  as a progressively favoured form for structuring employment relations, as well as in protection of IP rights for products created under employment relationship.

Our clients are employers of different size and in different economy sectors: major TMT and life science companies, transport services providers, manufacturers of industrial and household products, large retail companies, forex traders, etc. 

Members

Todorova, Zoya (Head of Department)

Milcheva, Boyana

Todorova, Zoya

Tomanova, Radina

Industries

Forex Trade

Information and communication technologies

Manufacturing

Media

Retail

Software engineering

Transport

Employment

Dimitrov, Petrov & Co.

firm
Location

28 Todor Alexandrov Blvd.,

Fl. 7

Sofia

Sofia City

Bulgaria

1303

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Bulgaria

Employment


Zoya Todorova
Band 3