Corporate clients

New Balkans Law Office offers bespoke services to corporate and private investors and syndicates of investors which operate in or are based from the Bulgarian marketplace, or which are considering establishing a local presence.

Our corporate clients originate from a variety of industries and from the start, we have served organisations (including multinational businesses, venture capitalists, clubs and syndicates of investors, not-for-profits and public bodies) originating from all major global economic regions.

We advise investors fresh to or seasoned in Bulgaria, and participate in the structuring of regional and international transactions which aim to make use of Bulgaria's advantageous corporate and tax infrastructure. Since our establishment, we have grown both in terms of our international client base and in the variety and complexity of the professional case load we regularly handle.

Please select a practice area of interest from the list on the left, to find out more about some of our capabilities.

Recent work:

NBLO helps Dutch investor win summary judgment in High Court for the sum of GBP 192,000

New Balkans Law Office has acted for Mr Kooter, the individual claimant in legal proceedings recently covered by the British press (e.g., The Evening Standard) and subsequently also in Bulgarian news media (e.g., 24 Chasa).

NBLO has represented Mr Kooter throughout the matter. We assisted with the enforcement of a worldwide freezing order issued by the High Court in London against real estate, bank account and other assets of the defendant situated in Bulgaria. As part of the attempts to preserving assets for enforcing his claim, the claimant also proceeded on the basis of prejudiced against him as a creditor. NBLO additionally acted on various ancillary aspects.

Separately, through one of NBLO’s partners who is dual-qualified as an English barrister, NBLO formed part of Mr Kooter’s UK legal team. In the UK, Mr Kooter won summary judgment for the sum of £192,000, interest and legal costs. The sum awarded was the entire claim by Mr Kooter relating to sums which Ms Radeva had ostensibly offered to invest on his behalf. For a separate part of the claim (approx. €36,000), the High Court was unable to give a summary (effectively, early-stage) judgment on the basis that unlike the investment related claim, the basis of these transfers could not be established without a full investigation of evidence including oral hearings.

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