Yordan is a Bulgarian advocate (a member of the Sofia Bar) and a registered European lawyer with the Solicitor’s Regulation Authority in England and Wales. He has had wide-ranging experience in commercial, civil and administrative dispute resolution, representing clients at all levels of Bulgarian courts (including regularly in cassation applications to the Supreme Court of Cassation; in proceedings in the Sofia and regional appellate courts; and in the separate jurisdiction of the administrative courts), in Bulgarian and international arbitral tribunals, and others.
Yordan has a particular expertise in insurance, real estate, commercial, insolvency and labour contentious matters. He speaks English and German.
Clients appreciate Yordan’s robust and goal-orientated style, and his determined, proactive and commercial opinion. He is a sharp opponent and a resourceful negotiator.
Before joining NBLO team in 2010, Yordan worked at Legal 500 law firm in Bulgaria and became a partner in 2017.
At NBLO, Yavor is part of the team advising businesses on a wide range of corporate and commercial matters, with a particular emphasis on regulatory and non-contentious aspects.
Qualifications: LLM, University of Ruse, Bulgaria; University of Vienna, Austria.
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 […]
Range of employment law advice to individuals employed in Bulgaria NBLO’s employment team advises on: dismissals – including the compliance of these with domestic legislation; compliance with national and international legislation and standards; labour discipline, misconduct and discrimination issues; individual and collective dismissals and severance agreements; employee share/stock ownership and bonus plans; employee pension schemes; […]
Employment Litigation and Restrictive Covenants
New Balkans Law Office act for both employers and employees when they expect or find themselves in the middle of an employment-related dispute. Bulgarian employment law was perhaps less affected than other areas by the sweeping modernisation of the 1990s and may be perceived as prescriptive. At the same time modern employment practices and work […]
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 […]
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 […]