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Kambourov & Partners

Energy

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

Well-reputed energy practice, offering noteworthy experience in regulatory matters. Stands out for significant activity in the electricity sector, with a strong client portfolio that consists of significant domestic and international electricity trading companies. Regularly assists with energy-related contentious-administrative appeals, as well as energy-related arbitration proceedings. Also well equipped to advise on the energy element of transactional mandates, including post-acquisition restructurings.

Strengths

A client reports: "The lawyers provide responses and feedback in a prompt manner," and further appreciate "their patience in explaining all the details."

A client comments: "The advice and support we receive are always very focused on a specific matter and are clear."

Work highlights

Advised Arkad-ABB on the development and construction of the domestic section of the gas pipe TurkStream.

Notable practitioners

Irena Petkova enters the rankings on the back of positive market feedback. She advises a range of international clients on regulatory aspects of their Bulgarian activity as well as market entry. "I work really well with her because she understands our business. She can go beyond the legal advice in the advice she gives us," a client says.

Stefan Tzakov draws praise from clients due to his "understanding of our energy business from the commercial side, as well as the legal side." He is active in a range of contentious mandates, including gas pipeline-related disputes and litigation proceedings in energy trading.

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Overview

Widely considered as the leading energy law firm in the country, KP is indeed the only outfit in Bulgaria capable of providing the full range of legal services pertaining to every aspect of the energy sector: nuclear, gas, mining, fuels, electricity generation, electricity distribution and supply, trading in electricity, renewable energy resources, regulatory, project finance, and litigation.

It is the latter that particularly sets the firm apart from our competitors as it has a broad practice representing clients before Bulgarian courts, the Commission on Protection of Competition, the State Energy and Water Regulatory Commission, the Ministry of Economy and Energy, the Ministry of Regional Development and others. 

The team provides investor-owned utilities, energy project developers, pipelines, energy marketers, equity investors, lenders, investment bankers, governmental entities with advice on all legal, licensing and tax aspects associated with investments in the energy sector, electricity generation and distribution, including renewable energy resources.

The firm handle the full range of energy regulatory issues, including energy pricing, cross-border trading in electricity, approvals associated with mergers and acquisitions, post-acquisition restructurings, corporate and commercial law matters, financing in the sector, planning and development of new build.

 


Members
Clients

ACT Commodities B.V.

Alpiq EcoPower AG

Arkad ABB

CEZ a.s.

China Zhongyuan Engineering Corporation (CZEC)

Citygas Bulgaria

DANSKE COMMODITIES S/A​

European Federation of Energy Traders (EFET)

GCL Intelligent Energy Inc.

GEN-I d.o.o.

Hydroenergy Group

MVM

Petroceltic

RWE Supply & Trading GmbH

Societa Appalto Lavori Pubblici S.p.A (SALP)

Tesla, Inc.

Trafigura

Industries

Electricity

Fuels

Gas

Mining

Natural Resources

Nuclear

Renewables

Energy

Kambourov & Partners

firm
Location

37A Fridtjof Nansen St

5th fl.

Sofia

Sofia City

Bulgaria

1142

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Bulgaria

Energy


Irena Petkova
Band 4
Stefan Tzakov
Band 2