Svilen Issaev

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Practice Areas

Svilen Issaev is Head of the Banking and Finance practice of the Bulgarian office. He focuses on finance and investment issues such as: acquisition, project, real estate and aircraft financing; investment structuring; debt restructuring; establishment and enforcement of security; insolvency proceedings; capital markets; banks and financial institutions licensing; NPL transactions and structuring.

He also specialises in life sciences and healthcare, including marketing authorisation, production, distribution, pricing and reimbursement, pharmacovigilance, advertising and clinical trials.


Svilen Issaev has been leading the Bulgarian work on a number of complex financing transactions both as lenders’ and borrowers’ counsel advising on cross-border and domestic lending and restructuring matters.

He has also advised some of the largest international pharmaceutical companies on regulatory and compliance matters relating to their operations in Bulgaria. He has been a member of ethics committees on clinical trials and of committees responsible for health technology assessments of medicinal products.

Professional Memberships

Sofia Bar Association, International Bar Association, Industrial Pharmacy Association, Turnaround Management Association Bulgaria


The Pharma Legal Handbook, Bulgaria, August 2019

Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

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Kinstellar advises EBRD on the first financing in Bulgaria under the ESIF/EBRD Water Sector Financin

Svilen Issaev, Mladen Minev, Kristina Lyubenova, Denitsa Kuzeva

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