Yana Borissova (Of counsel)

Yana Borissova (Of Counsel)

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Education: LLM Droit International public et prive a l'Institut du Droit de la Paix et du Développement (IDPD), Nice; LLM Droit des multimedias et nouvelles technologies a l’Universite de Droit  Robert Shaumann a Strasburg, France;

Languages: French; English; Russian;

Practice areas: French Law; International Law;

 

Experience: Mrs. Yana Borissova has more than 10 years of legal practice in the areas of Telecommunications and Multimedia Law, Intellectual Property, Corporate and M&A. Yana manages the relationship with all French-speaking clients of the Firm.

Yanko Nachovski

Office: Sofia office

Title: Associate

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Membership: Pleven Bar Association

Education: Faculty of Law, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Master in Law; Languages: English, Russian

Practice areas: Disputes Settlement (Litigation), Corporate, Real Estate and Construction, Data Protection

Teodora Popova

Office: Sofia office

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Education: Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, Faculty of Law, International Relations; Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, Faculty of Law

Languages: English

Practice areas: Intellectual property; Competition; M&A and Corporate

Teodora Popova handles Intellectual property rights and also assists the Firm’s general corporate matters.

Yordan Zlatarev

Office: Sofia office

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Background: Former Supreme Administrative Court Judge

Experience: Mr. Zlatarev backs the Firm’s tax and litigation practice.

Veneta Todorova

Office: Sofia office

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Practice areas: Real estate

Experience: Veneta Todorova has more than 20 years experience handling real estate transactions. Her extensive practice includes acting as Real Estate Counselor to Construction Projects of a significant value. She advises international clients on their transactions, such as Acquisitions, Construction, Sale of Goods and Services in Bulgaria.

Slavcho Simov

Office: Sofia office

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Languages: English, Russian

Practice Areas: Industrial Property Representative and Patent Attorney

Experience: Mr. Slavcho Simov is the Firm’s Industrial Property Representative with the Bulgarian Patent Office and European office for Harmonized Internal Market with more than 20 years of practice. Mr. Simov supports Penev LLP in all projects related to its TMT and Intellectual Property.

John Hammond (Of counsel)

Office: London, UK

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Education: Cambridge University  Magdalene College, M.A (1989); College of Law, Sydney, Australia, 1986; Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, B.A., LL.B., 1985

Languages: English, German, Russian, French, Japanese, Chinese

Practice areas: Law of England and Wales

Experience: Mr. John Hammond has more than 20 years of legal practice in the areas of Corporate and Commercial Law, M&A, Telecommunications, Intellectual Property and Government Affairs. He is a member of the Law Society of England & Wales and is also admitted to practice in New South Wales and Victoria, Australia.

Svetlana Ivanova

Office: Sofia office

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Education: Complutense University, Madrid, Spain, Bachelor in Law (2010), MA in Law (2011)

Languages: Spanish, English

Practice areas: M&A and Corporate, Employment and Social Security Law Svetlana Ivanova handles general corporate matters, assisting the Employment, Real Estate and Energy departments. Svetlana manages the relationship with all Spanish-speaking clients of the Firm

Christopher Christov

Office: Sofia office

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Membership: Sofia Bar Association

Education: Faculty of Law, Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, MA in Law (1999)

Languages: English, German

Practice areas: Real Estate and Construction, M&A and Corporate, Banking, Finance and Capital Markets, Foreign Investments, Privatization, and PPPs

Experience: Christopher Christov is a Partner based in our Sofia office. He has more than 10 years of legal experience specializing in Real Estate Investments and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Infrastructure and Construction Projects, Foreclosure of Mortgages and Pledges, and Property Litigation. Christopher Christov specializes also in Corporate and Company Law, advising both corporate, and private clients, and investment banks. Christopher Christov is also experienced in handling complex insolvency proceedings and corporate reorganizations.

Hristo Grozdanov

Title: Partner

Office: Plovdiv office

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Membership: Plovdiv Bar Association

Education: Faculty of Law, Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, MA in Law (1989)

Languages: English, Russian

Practice areas: Dispute Resolution (Litigation and Arbitration), Energy and Natural Resources, Employment and Social Security Law, Real Estate and Construction

Experience: Hristo Grozdanov is a partner with more than 20 years of legal practice. Currently Mr. Hristo Grozdanov is head of our Plovdiv Office and assists the Sofia Office with Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution, and Project Work, specifically in the areas of Energy and Employment and Social Security Law, Real Estate and Construction.