Svetoslav Ivanov

Of Counsel

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.; Sofia Bar

  • 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 […]

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  • Corporate Tax

    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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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, JVAs and other […]

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

    Foreign-Incorporated Business Bank Account Application 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 […]

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