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Desislava Krusteva

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Desislava Krusteva is head of the DPC’s Technology & Data Protection practice. She possesses strong experience in the technology sector and a rare set of competencies in the areas of data protection, e-privacy, e-commerce, e-signatures, e-payments, consumer protection, etc. Desislava advises large multinational and domestic companies on complex digital business matters and technological projects from structuring the business model to its successful launch and day-to-day operations. She has been involved in drafting numerous legislative acts, incl. in the area of e-Governance, e-Communications, e-Commerce, etc., a speaker at various conferences and lecturer at prestigious Bulgarian universities.


Joined Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. in 2005, partner since 2016

Senior Legal Expert, Law and Internet Foundation

Chair of the Bulgarian KnowledgeNet Chapter of IAPP

Professional Memberships

Sofia Bar Association

International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)


Co-author of the book "Personal Data Protection: Mission Possible" (2018)

Krusteva, D., Dimitrov, G., Electronic Evidence in Bulgaria. Chapter 6. International Electronic Evidence. Stephen Mason (Ed.). British Institute of International Comparative Law, London, 2008 (EN)


Sofia University, Faculty of Law (LL.M. 2003)

Certified Information Privacy Professional and Information Privacy Manager - CIPP/E, CIPM, IAPP

Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

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DPC advises team.blue on the acquisition of the Bulgarian company SuperHosting

Bilyana Angelova, Desislava Krusteva, Boyana Milcheva, Zoya Todorova, Polya Dimitrova, Rositsa Vassileva, Asya Vladimirova, Nikola Stoychev, Radoslava Makshutova

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