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Penkov, Markov & Partners

Dispute Resolution

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What the team is known for

Regularly represents clients in administrative appeals and debt recovery. Clients are drawn from a variety of sectors, including real estate and financial services. Also experienced in commercial litigation and civil court proceedings. Additionally handles competition disputes.

Notable practitioners

Atanas Valov enters the rankings on the back of positive client feedback. Valov focuses on commercial and construction disputes and also handles contentious public procurement cases. "He combines business acumen with negotiation skills and good theoretical backing," a client says.

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Overview

Dispute Resolution

PM&P’s litigation practice has a recognized presence on the Bulgarian legal market and is constantly expanding its market share and number and complexities of the cases it handles. The department is widely admired by clients for successfully covering commercial litigation, construction, arbitrations and litigations within the renewable energy sector, banking, labour, public procurement and tax disputes including such with cross-border aspects.

PMP represents more than 40 RES producers on active cases against Bulgarian State for reimbursement of unlawfully collected fees on the grounds of anti - constitutional legislation, the total value of cases being above EUR 5 mln., whereby from April 2020 onwards we have won more than 15 cases in a row at the final instance.

PM&P is also handling a complex and interconnected dispute against the construction supervision authorities and the chief architect of Sofia Municipality with relation to the cease of construction and the legality of the construction of the skyscraper Zlaten Vek in Lozenetz, Sofia, with a value of the project well above EUR 100 mln.

PM&P is also representing prominent international clients before ECJ - ECJ Case C-581/20 on the interpretation of Regulation (EU) 1215/2012, as well as in debt collection proceedings before Bulgarian courts and in e-fraud related cases against organized crime groups with value of the stolen funds of more than EUR 5,000,000.

Members

Valov, Atanas (Head of Department)

Georgieva, Radost

Marinov, Koycho

Stoeva, Mila

Strijlev, Boris

Tomova, Vyara

Tsanov, Pavel

Valov, Atanas

Clients

Arteks Engineering AD

Artstroy 1 Construction EOOD

BGNova AD

Coca Cola HBC Bulgaria

DNV GL SE (former Germanischer Lloyd SE)

EBRD

Glorient Investment BG OOD

IDI S.A

Knauf

Komercijalna Banka Skopje

Large number of RES producers affected by the 20% access fee

Schenker EOOD

Toto Costruzioni Generali SpA

Viva Incubator Investment Management Ltd

Zagorka AD (subsidiary of Heineken)

Industries

Automobiles & Parts

Banks

Charities / Not for Profit

Commercial & Professional Services

Construction & Materials

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Education

Energy

Financial Services

Food & Drink Producers

Forestry & Paper

Government

Insurance

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Private Clients / Individuals

Real Estate

Real Estate Finance

Retail

Software & Computer Services

Transportation

Dispute Resolution

Penkov, Markov & Partners

firm
Location

13B Tintyava Str

Floor 6.

Sofia

Sofia City

Bulgaria

1113

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