Startup Desk

We have advised over 100 technology startups in a wide variety of sectors and with markets and founders in Bulgaria, the UK, Russia and the USA.

Our Partners have mentored founders through well-known accelerators such as Seedcamp and Bethnal Green Ventures and are familiar with the challenges of starting up.
At NBLO, we are in tune with the founders’ unique legal needs and can provide counsel at every stage of company growth.

 We assist clients in all matters related to:
    • Company Creation
    • Brand and Image Protection
    • Intellectual Property & Trademarks 
    • Contracts and Agreements
    • Privacy and Data Protection 
    • Software Licence and Subscription Agreements 
    • Internet and E-commerce law 
    • Shareholders Agreements
    • Insurance and Liability 
    • Employment law 
    • Fund-rasing
    • Fintech and Blockchain
    • International Market Expansion
    • Company Investments and Exits

Start-up services

Fixed-Rate Legal Packages


Incorporating a company, articles of association, first directors, founder shares and special rights. Initial IP advice.

Investment round

Negotiation of term sheet and investment agreement / shareholders’ agreement with early stage investors, ancillary corporate documents and Company Register filings.

Employee documentation

Standard employment contracts; negotiation with senior hires. Advice on IP in the context of employment.

Employee share/stock options programme or warrants programme

Reward key employees with a participation in your equity.

Intellectual Property

Audit of IP portfolio of company; assignment from founders to company.

Data protection

Ensure you are compliant with the GDPR, Californian Consumer Protection Act and other major global systems of data protection.


From (E)OOD to (E)AD


Move your top company from Bulgaria to the UK/US and others. Help to allow you to take up and set up overseas to allow you to grow and put you in the comfort zone of a VC abroad you wanted to work with.

International Expansion

Sell around the world; enter into partnerships or make yourself proof to relevant regulation

Contract review

Advice on sales and supply agreements, bank financing documentation.

© New Balkans Law Office 2024

The Bulgarian and dual-qualified lawyers of New Balkans Law Office are regulated by the respective Bar of their registration. New Balkans Law Office is a brand name of Legal Services EOOD, a company registered under Bulgarian law. Reg’d No. 202331677. Further details are available here.

© New Balkans Law Office 2024