Team leader of the Corporate, M&A and Competition law practice groups with focus on Labour law and employment-related matters. Deeply acquainted with issues related to onboarding of new employees, elaboration and implementation of social benefits programmes and data privacy policies. Particularly experienced in employees’ transfer and mass dismissal, drafting of collective and individual employment agreements, negotiations with trade unions.
Has vast experience in advising start-ups in developing labour strategies and incentive tools for managers and employees.
Global leaders in manufacturing, technologies, pharma industry, retail, media and internet providers are among Zoya’s client roster.
Joined Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. in 2005, partner since 2011;
Guest-lecturer at the Business Law class of the American University in Bulgaria
Council Member for Bulgaria of the IBA European Regional Forum;
Executive Board Member of the South East Legal Alliance;
Mentor at the Founder Institute;
Sofia Bar Association
Meritas guides: Employee Non-Compete Agreements (2017), International Mobility (2017);
Labour and Law: Can Managers of LTDs Enter into Employment Contracts (2018)
Graduated at Sofia University, Bulgaria, Faculty of Law (LLM, 2004);
University of Copenhagen, Denmark (International Commercial Disputes, EU Law, European Court of Human Rights, 2013);
Academy of European Law, Trier, Germany (European Competition Law, 2015)