Svetoslav is a highly-versatile and knowledgeable advisor and an excellent litigator.
Svetoslav has more than 20 years of experience, having previously been the Head of Legal at Bulgaria’s national totaliser, and a senior member of the team advising the largest domestic petroleum and petrochemicals producer, Petrol AD.
Since 2004, Svetoslav has practised as an advocate at the Sofia Bar and he is involved in a variety of matters ranging from very high-value to personal pro bono matters with the highest degree of dedication, responsiveness and client commitment.
Qualifications: Sofia University, LL.M.
Languages Spoken: Bulgarian and English
Office Location: Sofia
Member of: Sofia Bar Association
- Family and Children
Corporate and M&A
Overview We see corporate and commercial work and M&A as the core of our practice. We serve a range of international clients in different sectors of the economy and advise on a broad variety of corporate and commercial work. Our lawyers have in-depth knowledge and abundant practical experience of local, as well as international transactions […]
Tax policies and corporate tax regulations are always of strategic importance to our clients in conducting their business and investment. Tax is a major concern for all businesses and individuals. There are tax related aspects in each transaction and business venture, both at the stage of its structuring and set-up, as well as in the […]
- Insolvency and Restructuring
- Real Estate
Real Estate Litigation
Bulgarian real estate boomed in 2004-2008 and again (in a smaller wave) around investment in renewables benefitting from FiT-subsidies in 2008-10. These booms created their mirror waves of real-estate litigation and NBLO’s practice since its creation in 2005 has been very much bound up with property dispute representation. We have advised a variety of international […]
Shareholder, corporate, JV and M&A disputes
In the field of corporate disputes, building on the knowledge acquired in venture and seed fund-raising and investing, M&A and general business law, we seek the best outcome for clients. Our experts advise on potential and actual claims from private M&A and joint ventures on issues connected to breaches of SPAs, SHAs, JV As and […]
How to Open a Bank Account in Bulgaria as a Foreign Business
In this article, we provide an overview of the criterion that overseas incorporated businesses must generally fulfil in order to open a bank account in Bulgaria. We have restricted our analysis to organisations that are structured as companies or corporations in their home jurisdiction. Although Bulgarian law tends to recognise the legal forms of other […]
Bulgaria’s inadequate Hague Convention compliance – returns of internationally abducted children – case before the European Court of Human Rights
In a case in which NBLO acted for the applicant and against the Bulgarian Government, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) recently handed down its judgement concerning a refusal to return an internationally abducted child. The applicant, whose child was abducted by the child’s mother, had duly applied to the Bulgarian courts pursuant to […]
New Bulgarian Act Implements EU Sanctions on Russian Oil and Petroleum Products
Diverse and swingeing international and EU sanctions have been imposed on Russia for its actions in Ukraine by a range of Western countries. Initially sanctioning Russia more mildly in 2014, the EU added new sanctions in 2022 and 2023. Bulgaria has generally participated in and applied EU sanctions against Russia keenly, but has been doing […]