Kamen Shoylev

Managing Partner

NBLO Managing Partner

Kamen is a Bulgarian advocate and a barrister in England and Wales.

He has a wide experience in transactional, advisory and contentious matters in various sectors and geographic markets, having lived and worked in Russia, Japan and Saudi Arabia as well as Bulgaria and the UK. He is fluent to a native standard in English, and also uses professionally Russian, German, Italian and French.

As a barrister (and in a separate capacity to NBLO), Kamen appears in the High Court of England and Wales and advises or represents in particular on matters with a cross-jurisdictional element.

Kamen is a member of the International Bar Association, Bar European Group, Intellectual Property Institute, the Investment Migration Council, and is a mentor to startup companies through Europe’s largest accelerator, Seedcamp.

Qualifications: Ma. Law — Cambridge University

Office Location: London and Sofia

  • Opening a bank account in Bulgaria in the name of a foreign business or organisation

    In this note, we provide an overview of the requirements an overseas-incorporated business must generally meet to open a bank account in Bulgaria. We restrict our analysis to those organisations or businesses which are structured as companies or corporations in their home jurisdiction. Bulgarian law recognises legal forms originating in other jurisdictions without discriminating in […]

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  • Obtaining an online gambling licence in Bulgaria

    We detail below certain legal requirements for online gambling licences in Bulgaria.  Background The Bulgarian Gambling Act 2012 (GA) and its implementing legislation regulate Bulgarian online gambling. Remote gambling was first legislated for in 2014, and has been subjected to incremental change only since. Except for the recent move of regulatory powers from a standalone […]

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  • Food cooked at home and sold via social media in Bulgaria – what you need to know

    “I am passionate about Indian cuisine and want to start a small venture offering home delivery food via Instagram. What should I do to make sure my venture is in line with Bulgarian law?”   Register! Under Bulgarian law, even a small venture of this type is subject to regulation if it can be seen as […]

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  • Outsourcing, Digital Projects in Bulgaria – NBLO & LCA Studio Legale webinar

      New Balkans Law Office and LCA Studio Legale would like to thank everybody who joined us during our online seminar on the topic of Outsourcing and Digital Projects in Bulgaria. We hope that the perspective offered by the different speakers helped broaden your understanding of the market opportunities Bulgaria can offer to private and […]

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  • Investment in a limited liability company as a way to Bulgarian citizenship

    In 2013 several investment-related routes were introduced in Bulgarian nationality law. These allow an investor to obtain permanent residence and subsequently apply for Bulgarian citizenship in a privileged manner. Тhe investment of approximately EUR 257,000 in a Bulgarian company may be a relatively low-risk way of becoming an EU citizen. Between 2014 and 2019 approx. […]

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  • Protection from Domestic Violence in Bulgaria

    While natural affection and trust within the family home ideally ought to protect household members from violence and oppression from each other, when affection fails, rights are needed to provide safety. The overwhelming share of the victims of domestic violence are women and children, while it can affect men too. The Bulgarian Protection from Domestic […]

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NBLO Managing Partner

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