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IFLR1000
Spasov & Bratanov Lawyers' Partnership has a top tier ranking in the IFLR1000

Borimir Tonchev
Corporate and M & A, Projects and Environment

Boyko Bratanov
Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution, Public & Tax Law, Corporate and M & A, Corporate Governance and Compliance

Denitsa Koleva
Corporate and M & A, Commercial Law & Insolvency

Georgi Spasov
Antitrust/Competition, Banking and Finance, Corporate Governance and Compliance, Commercial Law & Insolvency

Ina Raykova
Banking and Finance, Corporate and M & A

Irina Stanimirova
Real Estate, Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution

Jana Djambazova
Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution, Projects and Environment, Public & Tax Law, Real Estate

Kremena Yaneva-Ivanova
Antitrust/Competition, Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution

Mehmed Yaramkashev
Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution, Corporate and M & A

Nadia Hadjova
Banking and Finance, Corporate and M & A

Nayden Raychinov
Corporate and M & A, Corporate Governance and Compliance

Petar Dyankov
Banking and Finance, Corporate and M & A

Valentina Krastanova
Corporate and M & A, Commercial Law & Insolvency

Vassil Hadjov
Banking and Finance, Corporate and M & A, Commercial Law & Insolvency, Projects and Environment

Vladimir Tashev
Corporate and M & A, Litigation, arbitration and dispute resolution

 

CURRICULUM VITAE

Name

Alexander Bogomilov Yankulov

Nationality

Bulgarian

Education

2009 – MA in Law, Sofia University School of Law

2003 – 2004 – Socrates-Erasmus Student, Viadrina Universitaet, Germany

Professional Experience

2009 – present – Associate, Spasov & Bratanov Lawyers' Partnership

2004 – 2008 – Paralegal, Euro Legal Group OOD

Professional Memberships

Sofia Bar Association

Languages

English, German

CURRICULUM VITAE

Name

Borimir Lyudmilov Tonchev

Nationality

Bulgarian

Education

2011  MA in Law, Sofia University School of Law

2005  Magister Juris Internationalis, Justus-Liebig-Universität, Giessen, Germany

Professional Experience

2012 – present – Associate, Attorney-at-law, Spasov & Bratanov Lawyers' Partnership

2005 – 2012 – Trainee, Spasov & Bratanov Lawyers' Partnership

Professional Memberships

Sofia Bar Association

Languages

English, German

CURRICULUM VITAE

Name

Boyko Nikolaev Bratanov


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Nationality

Bulgarian

Education

1995 – MA in Law, Sofia University School of Law

Other Professional
Positions

2000 2016 Researcher, Institute of State and Law, Bulgarian Academy of Science, Sofia

Professional Experience

1999  present Partner, Spasov & Bratanov Lawyers' Partnership

1998  Associate, Bratoev, Konov, Spasov & Mitchev Lawyers' Partnership

1997  Assistant Lawyer, Sofia City Court

Professional Memberships

Kyustendil Bar Association

Languages

English, Russian

Publications

Publications in Bulgarian language

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Publications in English language

“Structuring cross-border securitisations in Bulgaria” (additional article), May 2007, published in Global Securitisation and Structured Finance 2007

“Structuring cross-border securitisations in Bulgaria”; May 2006, published in “Global Securitisation and Structured Finance 2006”;

New developments in Bulgarian Securitisation Law”, March 2004, published in Global Securitisation and Structured Finance 2004”.

CURRICULUM VITAE

Name

Denitsa Georgieva Koleva

Nationality

Bulgarian

Education

2015 - MA in Law, Sofia University School of Law

Professional Experience

2016 present Associate, Spasov & Bratanov Lawyers Partnership
2013 2015 Trainee, Spasov & Bratanov Lawyers Partnership

Areas of Specialization

Commercial & Company law, Intellectual Property law, Labour law

Languages

English

CURRICULUM VITAE

Name

Georgi Ivanov Spasov


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Nationality

Bulgarian

Education

1988  MA in Law, Sofia University School of Law

1995  LL.M. (Lon) in Banking and Finance Law

Post-Graduate Education

November 2000 European Law Training, T.M.C.Asser Institute, Asser College of Europe, The Hague, The Netherlands,

November/December 1998 European Law, T.M.C.Asser Institute, Asser College of Europe, The Hague, The Netherlands,

June/July 1997 European Banking Law, University College of Law, London,

Legal Aspects of International Finance, London (certificates)

1993  1994 Banking and Financial Law, Queen Mary & Westfield College, University of London, UK

Intensive Course in German Commercial Law, Sofia (certificate)

September 1989  August 1990 Commercial, Banking and Securities Law, Soka University, Hachioji, Japan

International Law and International Relations, Sofia University School of Law



Professional Experience

1999  present Managing Partner, Spasov & Bratanov Lawyers' Partnership

1988  2015 Assistant Professor, Senior Assistant Professor , Chief Assistant Professor, Sofia University School of Law

1993  1999 Partner, Bratoev, Konov, Spasov & Mitchev Lawyers' Partnership

1991  1993 Chief In-House Counsel, TSBank AD (restructured in 1997)

1988  Trainee Judge, Sofia City Court

Professional Memberships

Sofia Bar Association, Professional Membership

International Conferences

September 2000 Co-Director, Workshop, The 18th International Symposium on Economic Crime, Jesus College, Cambridge, UK

November 1997 Speaker, Changes in Europe: From Rome to Maastricht and Amsterdam, Palace of Culture, Sofia

October 1997 Speaker, Bank Failures and Bank Insolvency Law in Economies in Transition, EBRD, London

January 1996 Speaker, Bulgarian Issuers and Investors Forum, Sheraton, Sofia

May 1995 Speaker, Emerging Financial Markets and International Financial Institutions, EBRD, London

Languages

English, Russian

Publications

List of publications in English language:

The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Cartels & Leniency 2008: Chapter 7 Bulgaria, p.34-38.Global Legal Group. (with Alexander Angelov)

Structuring Leveraged Acquisitions in Bulgaria. International Financial Law Review Mergers and Acquisitions 2004. p. 100 103 Euromoney Insitutional Investor 2004, London, UK. (with Vassil Hadjov)

Securitisation in Bulgaria. Global Securitisation and Structured Finance 2003. p. 260 263. 2003 Globe White Page, London, UK.

ESCO Cross-border and Internal Financing. International Financial Law Review Structured Finance Yearbook 2003. p. . 55 56. Euromoney Institutional Investor 2003, London, UK. (with Jana Djambazova).

Legal Aspects of Access to the Capital Market, International Bar Association Eastern European Forum Newsletter, Summer 1996, v. 6, No. 1; (reprinted in) International Bar Association Capital Markets Forum 1996 Yearbook

Starting from the ground Zero: The New Bulgarian Securities Act, (chapter in) Emerging Financial Markets and International Financial Institutions, (co-ed. Andenas, M. and Norton, J.), Kluwer International Publishing Group, 1996

Civil and Commercial Law Reform in Bulgaria, International Bar Association Bulletin, autumn-winter 1993

Commercial Banks in Bulgaria, (co-author), Bulgarian Quarterly, autumn-winter 1992

An Overview of the New Bulgarian Constitution, Austrian Journal of International and Public Law, 44, 1992


List of publications in Bulgarian Language:

Legal Regulation of the Branches of Foreign Entities and Transactions with their Enterprises”, Commercial Law, 3/2013.

“Interest in Bank Loan Agreement”. Legal researches in memory of Prof. Ivan Apostolov, 2001, Ulpian LLP.

Issues Regarding Credit in the Practice of the Court of European Community”. Commercial Law, 4/1999.

Trading in Shares Gained Gratuitously in Compliance with Art. 23 a of the Act on Transformation and Privatization of State-Owned and Municipal Entities”, Ownership and law, 5/1997.

“Secondary Market of Securities and their Public Offering”. Financial Forum, 4/1997.

“Declaration in Insolvency According to Art. 125, para 1, p. 4 of the Commercial Act”, Commercial Law, 2/1997.

“Legal Framework of Foreign Investments on the Bulgarian Capital Market”, Market and Law, August 1996.

“The Influence of the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and the Association with the European Community on the Development of the Bulgarian Banking Legislation”. Commercial Law, 3/1995.

“The London Stock Exchange”. Commercial Law, 1/1995.

“Stock Exchanges and Exchange Commerce”, Labour and Law, 1995 (part of chapter).

“Act on the Securities, Stock Exchanges and Investment Companies. Concise Comment”. Fenea, 1995.

“Problems regarding the Correlation of the Matrimonial Property Community to the Property of the Spouse Sole Trader”, Commercial Law, 3/1993.

“Commercial Banks in Bulgaria” (co-author), Bulgarian Quarterly, 1992.

“Quorum, Majority and Attendance at the General Meeting of the Shareholders”, Commercial Law, 3/1992.

“Registration of Securities with the Japanese Stock Exchanges”, Commercial Law 1/1992.

“Causa” and “Consideration” (comparative legal research), Annual Bulletin of the Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, 1992.

“Collection of Legal Cases of Contract Law”, (participation), Sofia, 1991.

CURRICULUM VITAE

Name

Irina Rumenova Stanimirova

Nationality

Bulgarian

Education

2000 – MA in Law, Sofia University, School of Law

Professional Experience

2009  present Associate, attorney-at-law, Spasov & Bratanov Lawyers' Partnership

2005 – 2009 Senior Legal Counsel, Tsvetkova Bebov and Partners Law Firm (Landwell Bulgaria), the correspondent law firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers in Bulgaria

2001  2005 – Legal Counsel, Notary office, Notary Public Vessela Chervenkova registered with the Notary Chamber of Bulgaria under No. 210

Professional Memberships

Sofia Bar Association

Languages

English, German

CURRICULUM VITAE

Name

Jana Milkova Djambazova

Nationality

Bulgarian

Education

1992 – MA in Psychology, Sofia University School of Philosophy

1991 – MA in Law, Sofia University School of Law

Professional Experience

2001  presentPartner, Spasov & Bratanov Lawyers’ Partnership

1996  Head of Legal Practice, KPMG (Bulgaria)

1994  Senior Attorney, Price Waterhouse (Bulgaria)

1991  Lawyer, Ministry of Finance, Sofia City Tax Office

1990  Assistant lawyer, Sofia City Court

Professional Memberships

Sofia Bar Association

Languages

English, Russian

CURRICULUM VITAE

Name

Kremena Ivanova Yaneva Ivanova

Nationality

Bulgarian

Education

2007 – MA in Law, Sofia University School of Law

2015-2016 – Postgraduate Diploma in EU Competition Law, Kings College London.

Post-Graduate Education

July 2012 – attended Allen & Overy Global Academy in London, UK

Professional Experience

2010 – present – Associate, Spasov & Bratanov Lawyers’ Partnership

2006 – 2009 – Trainee, Spasov & Bratanov Lawyers’ Partnership

2005 – 2006 – Trainee in Shterev and Marholev Lawyers’ Partnership

Professional Memberships

Sofia Bar Association

Languages

English

Publications

List of publications in English language:

IFLR Merger Control Survey 2014 Bulgaria, p. 28-29. (with Georgi Spasov)

CURRICULUM VITAE

Name

Magdalena Hristova Mihaylova-Trendafilova

Nationality

Bulgarian

Education

2007 – MA in Law, Sofia University School of Law

Professional Experience

2010 – present – Associate, Spasov & Bratanov Lawyers’ Partnership

2006 – 2009 – Trainee, Spasov & Bratanov Lawyers’ Partnership

2005 – 2006 – Trainee at Chernev, Komitova & partners Lawyers’ Partnership

Professional Memberships

Sofia Bar Association

Languages

English, German

CURRICULUM VITAE

Name

Mehmed Basriev Yaramkashev

Nationality

Bulgarian

Education

2013 - MA in Law, Sofia University School of Law

2006 – 2007 – Sofia University, Political Science

Professional Experience

2013 - present – Associate, Spasov & Bratanov Lawyers’ Partnership

2008 – 2013 – Trainee, Spasov & Bratanov Lawyers’ Partnership

Languages

English

CURRICULUM VITAE

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Name

Nadia Ivanova Hadjova

Nationality

Bulgarian

Education

1994 – MA in Law, Sofia University School of Law

Post Graduate Education

2003 – LL.M., Harvard Law School, USA

2000 – Magister Juris, University of Oxford, UK

Professional Experience

2011 – present – Counsel, Spasov & Bratanov Lawyers’ Partnership

2006 – 2010 – Senior Associate, Borislav Boyanov &Co

2003 – 2006 – Senior Associate, Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov

2000 – 2002 – Associate, Office of the General Counsel European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, London, UK

1996 – 1999 – Corporate Counsel, Alpha Bank

Professional Memberships

Sofia Bar Association

Languages

English

CURRICULUM VITAE

Name

Nayden Rashkov Raychinov

Nationality

Education

2010 – MA in Law, Sofia University School of Law

2006 – 2008 – Member of the Civil Law Workshop at Sofia University School of Law

2005 – Member of ELSA – The European Law Students Association

2004 – 2007 – Member of the Students’ Diplomatic Club at Sofia University

Professional Experience

2012 – now Associate Spasov & Bratanov Lawyers’ Partnership

2010 – 2012 – Associate Law Office Jordanov, Valkov & Partners

2009 – Trainee Adela Katz; Ivo Boyadzhiev and Veska Karamineva Notary Public and Law Office

2008 – Trainee TonyKo Real Estate Agency

2007 – 2008 – Trainee Law Office Jordanov, Valkov & Partners / Lex Consulting OOD

2007 – Participation in the Annual Meeting of the International Organisation Interelectro, Aegina Island, Hellenic Republic

Professional Memberships

Sofia Bar Association

Languages

English

CURRICULUM VITAE

Name

Petar Emilov Dyankov

Nationality

Bulgarian

Education

2010 – MA in Law, Sofia University School of Law

Professional Experience

2013 – now – Associate, Spasov & Bratanov Lawyers' Partnership

2011 – Trainee, Legal and Compliance Department, Citibank N. A. – Sofia Branch

2011 – Assistant Lawyer, Sofia Regional Court

2007 – 2012 – Trainee, Spasov & Bratanov Lawyers' Partnership

International Conferences

September 2009 – Open workshop, “Legal and economic analysis within the competition policy”, organized by the Bulgarian Commission for Protection of Competition and the American Federal Trade Commission.

Professional membership

Sofia Bar Association

Languages

English, French

CURRICULUM VITAE

Name

Tsveta Georgieva Muleshkova

Nationality

Bulgarian

Education

2008 – MA in Law, Sofia University School of Law

Professional Experience

2010 – present – Associate, Spasov & Bratanov Lawyers’ Partnership

2008 – 2010 – Associate, Djingov, Gouginski, Kyutchukov & Velichkov

2006 – 2008 – Trainee, SMTLegal

Professional Memberships

Vidin Bar Association

Languages

English, Russian

CURRICULUM VITAE

Name

Valentina Veselinova Krastanova

Nationality

Bulgarian

Education

2009 – MA in Law, Sofia University School of Law

2009 – Diploma “English and European Union Law” – e-learning four semesters course, the Institute of Continuing Education, Cambridge

Professional Experience

2010 – present – Associate, Spasov & Bratanov Lawyers' Partnership

2009 – 2010 – Trainee, Spasov & Bratanov Lawyers' Partnership

Professional Memberships

Sofia Bar Association

Languages

English, German

CURRICULUM VITAE

Name

Vladimir Rossenov Tashev

Nationality

Bulgarian

Education

2015 Master in Law, Sofia University, School of Law

Professional Experience

2016present Associate, Spasov & Bratanov Lawyers' Partnership

20142016 Trainee, Spasov & Bratanov Lawyers' Partnership

2016Assistant Lawyer, Sofia City Court

Professional Memberships

Sofia Bar Association

Languages

English, German

CURRICULUM VITAE

Name

Vassil Tchavdarov Hadjov

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Nationality

Bulgarian

Education

MA in Law, Sofia University School of Law

Post-Graduate Education

LL. M. , New York University School of Law

Professional Experience

2003 – present – Partner, Spasov & Bratanov Lawyers’ Partnership

2002 – 2003 – Associate and Counsel, EBRD London

2000 – 2002 – Associate Lawyer, Global Project Finance Group, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, London

1998 – 2000 – Associate and Counsel, EBRD London

Professional Memberships

Sofia Bar Association and New York State Bar Association

International Conferences

Has attended multiple international conferences (organised by Euromoney, Fleming Europe and others) on banking & finance and energy & infrastructure

Languages

English, Russian, Japanese, French

Publications in English Language

The Bulgarian sections of GLG’s corporate governance guides for 2008, 09 and 10; Structuring cross-border securitisations in Bulgaria, Deutsche Bank’s Global Securitisation and Structured Finance Guides for 2006 and 2008

Antitrust/competition
  • Abuse of Dominance
  • Cartels and other Anti-competitive Agreements
  • Antitrust Investigations and Disputes
  • Merger Control
  • Public Procurement and Competitive Tendering
  • State Aid
Banking and Finance
  • Asset Finance
  • Asset Management
  • Banking, Finance and Securities Disputes
  • Derivatives and Structured Finance
  • Financial Services Regulation
  • General & Syndicated Lending
  • Financial Services Regulation
  • Leveraged Finance
  • Small and medium companies Finance
  • Projects Finance
  • Regulatory Investigations and White Collar
  • Defence
  • Restructuring
  • Securitisation
  • Capital Markets
Corporate and M&A
  • Anti-Bribery and Corruption
  • Commercial
  • Data Protection
  • Equity Capital Markets
  • Joint Ventures
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Outsourcing
  • Private Equity
  • Restructuring and Insolvency Disputes
Corporate Governance and Compliance
  • Corporate Disputes and Corporate Governance
  • Data Protection
  • Public Procurement and Competitive Tendering
  • Commercial Intellectual Property
  • Intellectual Property Disputes
Commercial Law & Insolvency
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Insolvency & Bankrupt
  • Consumer Law
  • Insurance
  • Media Law
Employment and benefits
  • Employment Disputes
  • Incentives
  • Pensions & Social benefits
  • Pensions Disputes
Litigation, arbitration and dispute resolution
  • Commercial and Contract Disputes
  • Administrative Litigation
  • Administrative - criminal Disputes
  • Corporate Disputes and Corporate Governance
  • Domestic & International Arbitration
Projects& Environment
  • Energy Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC)
  • Environment
  • Infrastructure and Transport
  • Mining and Metals
  • Chemicals
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Nature Protection
  • Renewables and Clean Technology
  • Waste
Public & Tax Law
  • Administrative Contracts
  • Bulgarian Citizenship
  • Financial Services and Insurance Regulation
  • Freedom of Information
  • Government-Owned Assets
  • Permits and Authorisations
  • Public and Mixed Entities/Structures
  • Public Law Litigation
  • Public-Private Partnerships (PPP)
  • Real Estate and Planning Disputes
  • State Aid
  • Tax Disputes
Real Estate
  • Real Estate
  • Construction Corporate Occupiers and Leasing
  • Real Estate and Planning Disputes
  • Real Estate Development and Planning
  • Real Estate Finance and Workouts
  • Real Estate Investments, Joint Ventures and Structures
  • Real Estate Securitisation
  • Real Estate Tax

CURRICULUM VITAE


Name

Ina Ventsislavova Raykova

Nationality

Bulgarian

Education

2002 – MA in Law, Sofia University School of Law

Professional Experience

2014 – present – Associate, Spasov & Bratanov Lawyers' Partnership

2003 – 2014 –director, Regulatory Regimes of Investment Activity Directorate, Financial Supervision Commission

Professional Memberships

Sofia Bar Association

Languages

English