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Boyanov & Co.

Boyanov & Co.  

Legal Services | Bulgaria

tel: +359 2 8 055 055 | fax: +359 2 8 055 000
82 Patriarch Evtimii Blv. | Sofia | 1463 | Bulgaria

Main Contacts

Borislav Boyanov

Borislav BoyanovManaging Partner


Sofia, Bulgaria

Boyanov & Co.'s Overview

Established in 1990, Boyanov & Co. has earned wide international and local recognition as the preferred law firm for many transnational businesses expanding their portfolios in Bulgaria. The firm has advised on most of Bulgaria's landmark transactions. Its client portfolio includes over 3,000 local and international companies, governments, and institutions.
Since its establishment, the firm has always been ranked as a market leader for the excellence of its integrated services, drawing on years of experience in international transactions and structures, on in-depth knowledge of local, European, and international law, and on the brilliance of its professionals.
The firm provides a broad range of integrated services with particular strength in M&A, Restructuring, Banking & Finance, Energy & Natural Resources, TMT, Intellectual Property, Competition, Real Estate and Dispute Resolution.
Our experience in industries as diverse as aviation, banking and insurance, branded goods, food and beverages, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, retail and wholesale trade and distribution, mining, telecommunications, IT and media, allows us to have an unique insight and a sound knowledge of our clients' businesses, and their respective markets, as well as the ability to transfer successful solutions across borders.
We render our services in Bulgarian, English, German, French, Spanish and Russian.
Boyanov & Co. is a founding member of The South East Europe Legal Group (SEE Legal), a unique organization of the leading national law firms across 12 countries in South-East Europe, aiming to provide a one-stop-shop for the best legal advice in the region.
The firm is strongly dedicated to supporting the rule of law, the adoption and implementation of a modern and efficient business regulation, and to furthering international legal exchange. We have contributed to a wide variety of legislative initiatives (including by lobbying and providing statements and opinions on amendments of the Bulgarian Constitution and more than 15 legal acts). Lawyers of the firm work as researchers in leading universities, and contribute regularly to Bulgarian and international publications in all areas of local, European and international law.
The firm's unwavering support for business has made it a valued member of organizations such as Confederation of Employers and Industrialists in Bulgaria, the American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria, the German-Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce, the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, International Chamber of Commerce Bulgaria, etc. Its partners are active in the International Bar Association, American Bar Association, INTA, Lord Slynn European Law Foundation and others.
Being the founders of legal institutions such as the Legal Development Foundation, and the Balkan Legal Forum, Borislav Boyanov & Co. strives to assist in the formation of a new generation of modern lawyers in South Eastern Europe, holding the highest ethical standards and professionalism. An illustration of these efforts is the Balkan Legal Forum initiated by the firm in 2000 and supported by the International Bar Association, which, with its five successful editions, became "the most important legal event in the region".

  • Year this Office was Established: 1990
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 38

Languages: English, French, German, Russian and Spanish


Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Aircraft Finanace
  • Arbitration / Mediation
  • Banking
  • Bankruptcy
  • Brewing
  • Communications
  • Competition Law
  • Construction
  • Corporate and Business
  • Criminal Law
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Foreign Investment
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation
  • Media
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Natural Resources
  • Oil & Gas
  • Patents
  • Privatization
  • Property Management
  • Property Taxation
  • Public Procurement
  • Securities
  • Telecommunications
  • Tourism
  • Trademarks
  • Transportation
Representative Clients
  • Adidas
  • Alcon S.A.
  • Allied Domecq
  • Amazon.com Inc.
  • American International Group
  • American Standard Inc.
  • Ansett Worldwide
  • Bank of America
  • Bell Helicopters
  • Air BP Limited
  • The Chase Manhattan Bank
  • Citibank
  • Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • The Coca-Cola Company
  • Commerzbank AG
  • Credit Agricole Indosuez
  • Credit Suisse First Boston
  • Daewoo
  • EFG Eurobank SA
  • Efibanca S.p.A.
  • Germanos
  • Grecotel S.A.
  • Guinness PLC
  • Heidelberger Zement AG
  • Homestake Mining Company
  • Interbrew S.A.
  • San Paolo IMI
  • JP Morgan
  • KPN
  • Lehman BrothersMcDonald's
  • Munich Reinsurance Company
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Monsanto Europe S.A.
  • Navan Resources PLC
  • News Corporation
  • Norsk Hydro
  • Northern Telecom
  • Ogilvy & Mather GmBH
  • Philip Morris
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
  • Reebok International
  • Regent Pacific Group
  • RTZ Corporation PLC
  • RWE AG
  • SACE
  • SBC Warburg Dillon Read
  • Seaboard Corporation
  • SmithKline Beecham Group plc
  • Sumitomo Bank Ltd.
  • 3Com Corporation
  • TNT Express Worldwide
  • Union Bank of Switzerland
  • UniCredito Italiano S.p.A.
  • Vodafone
  • West Merchant
  • Westinghouse Electric S.A.
  • UniCredito Haliano S.p.A.




Natasha Andreeva

Natasha AndreevaHead of IP Department

Yordanka Boyanova

Yordanka BoyanovaDirector HR & Strategic Development

Nadia Hadjova

Nadia HadjovaSenior Associate

Zahari Kaikov

Zahari KaikovAdministrative Director

Violeta Kirova

Violeta KirovaSenior Associate

Rossiza Marinova

Rossiza MarinovaSenior Associate IP Department

Ralitsa Nedkova

Ralitsa NedkovaSenior Associate

Adriana Bakalova

Adriana BakalovaJunior Associate

Nevena Kostadinova

Nevena KostadinovaJunior Associate

Ilina Maltzeva

Ilina MaltzevaJunior Associate

Elitsa Maneva

Elitsa ManevaMarketing Manager

Borislav Notovsky

Borislav NotovskySenior Associate

Nedyalka Novakova

Nedyalka NovakovaJunior Associate

Trayan Targov

Trayan TargovJunior Associate

Deyan Terziev

Deyan TerzievJunior Associate


Bulgaria COVID-19 Tracker
Boyanov & Co., July 2020

Business in Bulgaria is experiencing a challenging legal environment in the context of rapidly changing emergency measures dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. We have prepared a summary of the key legal measures affecting business in the BULGARIA COVID-19 TRACKER. It will be updated daily, as necessary. Please check regularly for updates. If you have questions, please contact a member of our C19 Task Force...

Risks of Artificial Intelligence – Safety Aspects
Boyanov & Co., May 2020

Industry solutions relying on artificial intelligence (AI)are growing faster than many had predicted. In addition to the important personal data protection considerations, another important question which this new and emerging technology is raising relates to the AI safety problems and their legal response. So far, the European Union and Bulgaria have not adopted legislation specifically tackling the AI phenomenon and in particular – the safety concerns associated with AI...

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BOYANOV & Co. Establishes Three New Professional Groups
Boyanov & Co., November 2020

BOYANOV & Co. has formed three new professional groups in Technology, Corporate Governance and Compliance, and Construction Law. Tech Group The firm’s Tech Group is a multi-disciplinary practice covering a broad spectrum of legal challenges the innovation and digital transformation imperative is posing on our clients. The team comprises professionals with knowledge in different legal fields which allows us to offer strategic and commercially oriented advice on a large range of tech-related legal matters the industry is facing. Group Leader: Nikolay Zisov, Partner For more information on the technology-related issues BOYANOV & Co...

BOYANOV & Co. Continues to be Ranked Tier 1 Law Firm in All Practice Areas
Boyanov & Co., October 2020

The firm continues to receive the highest Tier 1 ranking in all practice areas researched by the IFLR1000 in Bulgaria, Banking & finance, M&A, and Project development. Some of the client feedback for BOYANOV & Co. reads “The firm has always provided superb legal advice. They are hands on and cost sensitive. They offer a broad spectrum of legal expertise and also give support on strategic and business issues.”, while other clients reveal that the Banking and Finance practice of the firm has “Top professionalism, excellent knowledge of the matters of law. High responsibility and client-oriented approach”. An M&A client recommends the M&A practice of BOYANOV & Co...

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