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Dobrev & Lyutskanov Law Firm

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Managing Partners: Grozdan Dobrev, Roumen Lyutskanov
Number of partners: 3
Number of lawyers: 12
Languages:English, French, German, Russian

Firm Overview:
Dobrev & Lyutskanov Law Firm was founded in 1989. The firm is constituted and operates in accordance with the Bulgarian Bar Act. Its office is located in Sofia and it has a network of associate firms in the main cities of Bulgaria. Dobrev & Lyutskanov Law Firm provides high-quality, focused, responsive and cost-effective services to its selected clientele, which includes some of the most reputable names within the banking, investment, manufacturing and trading industries. Industry expertise brings the firm closer to clients and allows understanding of their strategic aims to the finest detail. These factors, combined with the outstanding legal knowledge of lawyers, drive dedication to provide bespoke legal services to clients. The firm is a member of Mackrell International - a network of independent law firms in more than 50 countries.

Main Areas of Practice: 

Antitrust & Competition:
Our team has substantial and successful experience in the enforcement of EU and national legislation in issues of antitrust and competition law. We consult our clients on compliance with antitrust rules and provide legal assistance and defence in cases of procedures launched by the Bulgarian Competition Authority.
Contacts: Katerina Gramatikova, Hristo Kazarmov
Email: [email protected]

Banking & Finance:
The firm provides legal services to many local and foreign banks and non-banking financial institutions regarding the statutory and regulatory requirements for their operations in Bulgaria. We have brought about the successful implementation of numerous big-ticket projects in the country. Our firm has a longstanding track record on the inter-bank and syndicated loans markets and in the establishment of inter-bank consortia.
Contacts: Roumen Lyutskanov, Gergana Ilieva
Email: [email protected]

Capital Markets:
The firm advises clients in the course of public offerings of securities, as well as in matters like corporate governance, holding of general meetings, disclosure of information to the public, and bids and shareholders’ proposals in accordance with the Public Offering of Securities Act. We have considerable experience in providing legal services to companies traded on the Bulgarian Stock Exchange.
Contacts: Grozdan Dobrev, Katerina Gramatikova
Email: [email protected]

Corporate & M&A:
Corporate law has been one of the main areas of focus for the firm since its establishment. For over 20 years, our lawyers have demonstrated a business-oriented, solution-seeking approach to protecting the best interests of our clients. We offer thorough legal consultancy to Bulgarian and foreign clients in the fields of business planning, investment structuring, and business development.
Contacts: Grozdan Dobrev, Katerina Gramatikova
Email: [email protected]

Employment, Insurance & Immigration:
Our employment practice focuses on consulting employers and/or employees and protecting their rights in all aspects of the employment relationship. The firm also provides advice on the full range of insurance and immigration services, including relocation packages for both individuals and businesses.
Contacts: Roumen Lyutskanov, Gergana Ilieva
Email: [email protected]

Energy & Infrastructure:
The firm’s team has a comprehensive understanding of the energy and infrastructure industries, and aims to provide a unique and up-to-date commercial perspective on the business of our clients. Whether the clients need help with regulatory approval, complex project financing, a facilities construction contract, an acquisition or a lawsuit, our lawyers have the industry knowledge and legal skills to support them.
Contacts: Grozdan Dobrev, Mariya Endreva
Email: [email protected]

Environment & Utilities:
The firm has developed a diverse legal practice in the field of environmental law and provides full legal services to clients who invest in real estate, the energy sector, chemical engineering, environmentally clean technologies, projects based on renewable energy sources, energy efficiency, and emissions trading to reduce greenhouse gases.
Contacts: Roumen Lyutskanov, Mariya Endreva
Email: [email protected]

Insolvency:
The firm has a long-standing practice in insolvency procedures, wherein our lawyers provide legal advice and representation to Bulgarian and foreign natural and legal persons. Contacts: Roumen Lyutskanov, Kamelia Yotova Email: [email protected] Intellectual Property: The firm has substantial experience in the provision of legal services ensuring comprehensive protection of intellectual property rights. We assist our clients by registering trademarks, industrial designs, inventions and utility models, and by offering subsequent advice and legal representation in IPR infringement proceedings.
Contacts: Grozdan Dobrev, Lyuben Todev
Email: [email protected]

Litigation & ADR:
The firm provides highly-qualified litigation and ADR services regarding proceedings before all Bulgarian courts and domestic and international arbitration tribunals. Our services include consultancy in the fields of commercial and civil law, as well as comprehensive legal defence and representation throughout all stages of the proceedings.
Contacts: Roumen Lyutskanov, Gergana Ilieva
Email: [email protected]

Public Procurement & Competitive Tendering:
The firm provides legal advice and representation in public procurement and tender procedures. Our lawyers have considerable experience in appeals before the Commission for Protection of Competition and the Supreme Administrative Court against decisions of the contracting authorities in awarding public procurement contracts.
Contacts: Katerina Gramatikova, Tereza Shishkova
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate & Construction:
Clients can rely on our team’s broad legal acumen and innovative thinking to guide their real estate projects from start to finish. We consult on investment projects in real estate, from the initial due diligence to the finalization of the sale/ purchase, including through evaluation of the tax and financial aspects.
Contacts: Roumen Lyutskanov, Mariya Endreva
Email: [email protected]

Tax:
The firm has a long-standing practice in consulting on all tax issues related to the daily business activities of clients. Our lawyers provide in-depth advice on the tax treatment of all corporate activities, including transactions and mergers and acquisitions.
Contacts: Grozdan Dobrev, Mariya Endreva
Email: [email protected]

Technology, Media & Telecommunications:
In the ever-changing landscape of technology and communications, the firm aims to provide timely legal advice, tailor-made to the needs of our clients. Our TMT team consults in all aspects of digital economy, including issues related to the EU Single Digital Market Strategy, and has in-depth experience in the fields of privacy and data protection.
Contacts: Grozdan Dobrev, Lyuben Todev
Email: [email protected]

Transport & Maritime Law:
The firm works actively in the field of transport, providing legal advice and defence of the interests of carriers, forwarders and recipients of cargo, and insurers and re-insurers. Our team also consults on issues of maritime law, including arrest of vessels and cargo, drafting of haulage contracts at sea, sale and purchase of vessels and maritime insurance, vessel financing and the related collateral, and preparation of contracts for crew recruitment and management and contracts between seamen and ship-owners.
Contacts: Roumen Lyutskanov, Lyuben Todev
Email: [email protected]