Full Service Law Firm in Bulgaria
Dinova Rusev & Partners22 Emile de Laveleye Street
+359 2 9434350
+359 2 9463418
Contact Anelia Dinova
Law Firm OverviewDinova Rusev & Partners, based in Bulgaria, is a full service law firm offering companies and individuals a wide range of legal services. The firm is recognized as one of the leading firms in its jurisdiction. It offers a results-driven and highly efficient service to some of world's leading companies.
Dinova Rusev & Partners, which combines the strength of its historic links to both national and international law firms with a highly motivated and talented team, has grown its business through an ethos that is based on an individual approach to each client. The ensuing professional relationships are built on trust and an unwavering desire to provide the most effective solutions.
Dinova Rusev & Partners became fully independent in April 2009 and continues to offer a full range of professional legal services to some of world's leading companies as well as those in Bulgaria. It has an established reputation among foreign investors in Bulgaria due to its longstanding track record of successes that include some of the largest and most complex transactions in the area. The firm maintains close relationships and collaborates with other law firms in South East Europe, the UK and West Europe.
With an established client base, the firm undertakes a broad range of cross border and domestic work ensuring its focus is always on the provision of expert legal advice tailored to meet clients' specific business needs. The expertise, commitment and enthusiasm of the team have helped to establish the firm as one of the top-tier law offices in the Bulgarian market.
Languages: German; French; Russian; English.
Areas of Law
- Administrative Law
- Agency & Distributorship
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Antitrust & Trade Regulation
- Banking & Finance
- Banking Law
- Business & Industry
- Capital Markets
- Commercial Law
- Commercial Litigation
- Competition Law
- Construction Law
- Consumer Law
- Corporate Governance
Additional Areas of Law: Company Law; Public & Private Partnerships; Director’s Rights; Breach of Contract; Concession Agreements; Consumer Protection.
Areas of Law Description
Dinova Rusev & Partners provides legal representation and services in the following areas of practice:
- Banking & Finance
Dinova Rusev & Partners advises on the full range of transactions taking place in the Banking & Finance sector. Whether you are a bank, lending institution, corporation, investment fund or private or institutional borrower, our team can offer you expert advice. Our client base includes several of the leading banks and lending institutions operating in the Bulgarian market for which we regularly act in complex national and cross border transactions, private sector clients and foreign investors.
- Corporate and Commercial
The firm's dedicated company and commercial law experts have won recognition as trusted partners on a vast range of corporate and commercial transactions. Clients, who include multinationals investing in Bulgaria, local companies and corporations operating across a wide range of industry sectors, value the firm's sophistication and technical accuracy in its contractual drafting and negotiating abilities together with its strict adherence to corporate compliance matters.
- Company & Commercial Law
Our Company & Commercial team is recognized for its broad experience in this area. Our clients include multinationals investing in Bulgaria, local companies and corporations, all of which operate across a wide range of industry sectors. Whatever your business and however complicated the legislation and regulation governing your activities, our team can help provide workable solutions which achieve a balance between legal compliance and commercial acumen.
- Corporate Governance
The firm provides corporate secretarial services and advises listed and private companies on compliance with the legislation and regulations in place governing corporations and companies. Our clients also look to us to set up companies and advise on issues such as shareholder’s and director’s rights and liabilities. We can also represent you in disputes arising in this area of law, including in those arising from all types of breach of contract.
- Commercial Agreements
Our experienced team is able to advise you effectively on your entry into all types of commercial agreement, including joint ventures, distribution, agency and concession agreements. Whether the transaction is complicated due to cross-border, multiparty or regulatory issues, or straightforward, we can assist you from initial negotiations and drafting all the way through to completion and your resulting compliance obligations.
- Competition & Antitrust
Our Competition & Antitrust practice provides expert advice on obtaining competition clearances in respect of all transactions which may result in a concentration, including mergers, acquisitions and share purchases. Our lawyers are increasingly called upon to advise on unfair competition and consumer protection. We can advise you on when a concentration should be notified, what constitutes a dominant market position or monopoly and how to ensure your business operations fall within the competition and antitrust rules in place. Dinova Rusev & Partners also advises on the EU rules on State aid and conformity with such of the EU Regulations which have been implemented in Bulgaria in relation to Competition.
- Dispute Resolution
Dinova Rusev & Partners manages the resolution of your disputes in an innovative manner. Whether you require representation in commercial or administrative disputes, before the courts or arbitrators, we will take an individualized, focused, and creative approach to providing a robust solution which best meets your needs. Wherever we can, we operate a policy of exhausting alternative measures to before resorting to litigation to ensure our clients do not incur unnecessary fees and costs. This has led to a substantial number of the cases we handle being settled out of court by mediation or negotiation.
Our team can assist you in your everyday employment issues, such as obtaining of work or residence permits, as well as protecting your business using non-compete and confidentiality agreements and data protection issues. Dinova Rusev & Partners can advise you on all types of employment contract, including collective agreements, and assist you in the structuring of your retirement, pension, salary, alternative remuneration and compensation schemes, allocation of employment and fringe benefits, minimum remuneration, internal works regulations, including codes of conduct, health and safety and ethical codes, and outsourcing to independent contractors.
Our Energy practice is recognized for its extensive experience and track record which includes some of the leading and most innovative transactions to have taken place in Bulgaria. We can act on your behalf in relation to conventional, alternative and renewable energy installations, power purchase agreements, grid connections and transmission lines, as well as advise on the operational and regulatory issues which arise in such transactions. Dinova Rusev & Partners has extensive experience in advising on the implementation of EU legislation governing Energy.
From applications for operational environmental permits to regulatory and legislative compliance, our team has the experience necessary to assist you in all your activities in the field of the Environment. Our clients, both international and local, require our assistance on a broad range of matters such as the joint implementation projects under the Kyoto Protocol, compliance with EU legislation governing carbon dioxide pollution emissions and climate change, as well as the sale and purchase of EU allowances in relation to carbon trading.
- Mergers & Acquisitions
Whether you are a private or listed company, are planning an internal restructuring or a complex merger or acquisition, we can act on your behalf in the structuring, negotiation, drafting and post completion phase of the transaction. We have extensive experience in acting in acquisitions, disposals and transfers of shares and assets, takeovers and schemes of arrangement, management buy-outs and liquidations, on behalf of all market participants including corporations, unincorporated associations, partnerships, industrial and provident societies and listed or unlisted entities.
- Real Estate
We can represent you in the purchase, sale, leaseback, development, construction, leasing and financing of your commercial, industrial and personal property, from the structuring of the transaction through to the negotiations, due diligence and drafting of the necessary documentation. Our team can undertake your applications for licensing and permits for land use and advise on planning regulations, as well as the legislative and regulatory framework in place governing real estate in Bulgaria.
Ms. Anelia Dinova
Banking and Finance, Business and Industry, Construction Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Real Estate
Mr. Milen Rusev
Commercial Law, Competition Law, Contracts, Corporate Law, European Community Law
Ms. Diana Valkova
Banking and Finance, Commercial Law, Corporate Finance, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions
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