Recognition

  • “Boyanov and Co.’s strength lies in understanding the details of Bulgarian securities law and implementing securities registration.”

    IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate 2017
  • “Excellent firm, the top in Bulgaria. Very good, solid know-how in the energy and infrastructure space,”

    IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate 2017
  • “The firm has always provided superb legal advice. They are hands on and cost sensitive. They offer a broad spectrum of legal expertise and also give support on strategic and business issues.”

    IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate 2017
  • “The main strength of this firm is the clarity of the responses and good communication.”

    Chambers Europe 2016
  • “A responsive team, which is flexible in terms of keeping the same partner on your case throughout its various stages.”

    Chambers Europe 2016
  • “A top law firm which provides excellent services.”

    Chambers Europe 2016
  • “Very good communication with understanding of the law, and what would work to our advantage. The analysis of the whole proceedings was excellent. We really appreciated the performance of this first-class firm.”

    Chambers Europe 2016
  • “The firm’s strongest points are business acumen and time keeping.”

    “The team can handle high-profile employment cases, offering the knowledge and human resources to fix things that are in big trouble.”

    Chambers Europe 2016
  • “You will get the best treatment from this big, capable, responsible team.”

    “These lawyers can work under pressure and manage difficult tasks in a short time.”

    Chambers Europe 2016
  • “This well-established team has a wealth of experience, capability and gravitas, but is still hungry and driven!”

    “Very happy – the quality is high, and at a reasonable cost of service. It’s difficult to think of any improvements.”

    Chambers Europe 2016
  • “The lawyers have in-depth knowledge which was very useful, especially in very complex situations.”

    Chambers Europe 2016
  • “The lawyers are very reputable and flexible, and have a very good response time.”

    “It is a very competent team, good capacity and connections.”

    Chambers Europe 2016
  • BOYANOV & Co. regularly donates legal publications to the renowned law faculties of the Bulgarian universities

    BOYANOV & Co. donates legal materials to the libraries of the prestigious law faculties of the Bulgarian universities. These publications contribute to the students’ legal education and serve as useful desk book resources for their professors. Please find below the thank you letters received from St. Cyril and St. Methodius University of Veliko Tarnovo, Varna Free University Chernorizets Hrabar and Burgas Free University.

    St. Cyril and St. Methodius University of Veliko Tarnovo

    Varna Free University Chernorizets Hrabar

    Burgas Free University

    BOYANOV & Co.
  • “Very pleased, good networking with relevant institutions and very good expertise in competition law”, says a client who liked the fact that the firm is very “business oriented”.

    “What we mostly appreciate is the combination of business and legal aspects”. “Very good, very highly respected, slightly bigger than many competitors, slightly more polished and professional,” says another client.

    IFLR1000
  • “These devoted, supportive lawyers resolve delicate matters with a lot of difficult legwork.”

    “A prestigious, high-capacity firm with a list of big-name clients.”

    “A disciplined team with a consistently good output.”

    Chambers Europe
  • “The firm builds great client relationships and offers solid enforcement oversight.”

    “The lawyers can be trusted with trade mark litigation and were essential for the positive resolution of a complex case.”

    “The team is profoundly prepared and speedy and has serious clout with patent prosecution.”

    Chambers Europe
  • “The lawyers go above and beyond to be true partners in the business, not just legal counsel.”

    “The team keeps up the pace even in impossible schedules. One can rely on them literally 24/7.”

    “This is a hallmark firm on the market – it offers unmatched capacity and absolute precision in highly contentious situations.”

    Chambers Europe
  • “A brilliant team that has been dedicated to competition work for many years, with a great track record. Offers hugely developed strategic thinking on truly complicated cases.”

    “The people at this firm work at my pace and to a high standard. The lawyers’ opinions are tailored to us – practical, short and actionable. I feel lucky to work with them.”

    Chambers Europe
  • “These lawyers are consistent in the quality of their work and careful not to let anyone down.” “A well-built, impressive team, which is consistent in its advice and manages expectations well.

    Chambers Europe
  • Boyanov & Co’s ‘outstanding’ TMT team continues to advise RBS on its €1.4bn loan to AIG for the acquisition of a majority stake in Bulgarian Telecommunications Company (BTC), and recently advised Telefonika on regulatory matters regarding a resale of telecoms services.

    Legal 500
  • Boyanov & Co’s ‘quick and responsive’ real estate and construction team is praised for its ‘clear and effective’ advice.

    Legal 500
  • Boyanov & Co’s ‘committed team’ provides ‘excellent response times’.

    Legal 500
  • Boyanov & Co’s ‘fantastic, first-tier practice’ and is expert in renewable energy and nuclear matters.

    Legal 500
  • The ‘first-rate’ Peter Petrov heads Boyanov & Co’s ‘quick and effective’ team.

    Legal 500
  • Boyanov & Co’s ‘professional, efficient and friendly’ team is representing the Bulgarian subsidiary of Dundee Precious Metals in a Supreme Administrative Court case, and acted for Minerali Industriali Bulgaria and Mineral Resources in an insolvency case regarding claims for more than €2.5m.

    Legal 500
  • Boyanov & Co’s ‘thorough and detail-oriented’ team pairs ‘knowledge of the law’ with an ability to provide ‘clear solutions’.

    Legal 500
  • Boyanov & Co’s ‘very experienced’ capital markets team is advising Bank of America on Bulgarian law matters relating to its corporate card programme in Europe, and assisted Wells Fargo with a survey of regulatory requirements, products and services in Bulgaria.

    Legal 500
  • Boyanov & Co’s ‘knowledgeable’ group provides ‘a first-rate service’.

    Legal 500
  • They have all necessary connections to affiliate companies and their knowledge far exceeds the legal requirement,” says one client. “They are very helpful. For example if you need assistance in another town outside Sofia they will have colleagues.

    IFLR 1000
  • The firm’s brand holds a lot of clout, as one client says: “They are one of the biggest and best known in the market. They can give advice in a lot of spheres beyond strictly legal. This is very important in Bulgaria”.

    IFLR 1000
  • “This excellent group has broad expertise in TMT matters, and is recommended for its significant experience in M&A and financing. Traditionally telecoms is a particularly strong area for the firm.”

    Chambers Europe
  • “It is extremely diligent, reasonable and fast.” “It has been a pleasant co-operation.”

    Chambers Europe
  • “This traditionally strong firm fields a sizeable energy team that is well regarded for its financing capability, experience in international transactions and all-round advice.”

    Chambers Europe
  • “This firm’s employment practice is consistently recognised as being first class, and is praised for its great responsiveness and strong drafting skills. The team works closely with the firm’s corporate and dispute resolution departments.”

    Chambers Europe
  • Clients praise the “high-quality advice received” from this team. 

    Chambers Europe
  • “This team leaves clients with a great impression.”

    Chambers Europe
  • This top-tier practice is valued for its “ability to handle the most complex mandates”.

    Chambers Europe
  • “A standout group. It receives the biggest and most significant assignments.”

    Chambers Europe
  • “This practice is singled out as one of the most visible in the market. It is lauded for its extensive experience and superb advice.”

    Chambers Europe
  • “Boyanov & Co has a strong TMT practice that is noted for its ability to advise on big-ticket deals.”

    Legal 500
  • Boyanov & Co provides an “excellent” service to its international client base. It is particularly strong in the nuclear and renewable energy sectors.

    Legal 500
  • Boyanov & Co’s comprehensive competition practice matches “the best of the best”.

    Legal 500
  • Boyanov & Co’s experienced team provides “quick response times, excellent industry knowledge and strong commitment to its clients”.

    Legal 500
  • “Boyanov & Co advises across the full spectrum of work, and is notably expert in banking and project finance.”

    Legal 500
  • Certificate of Appreciation presented to Nedyalka Novakova in appreciation of Ms. Novakova’s contribution to Doing Business 2013: Smarter Regulations for Small and Medium-Size Enterprises, a co-publication of The World Bank and the International Finance Corporation.

    Doing Business 2013: Smarter Regulations for Small and Medium-Size Enterprises
  • Certificate of Appreciation presented to Dr. Nikolay Kolev in appreciation of Dr. Kolev’s contribution to Doing Business 2013: Smarter Regulations for Small and Medium-Size Enterprises, a co-publication of The World Bank and the International Finance Corporation.

    Doing Business 2013: Smarter Regulations for Small and Medium-Size Enterprises
  • Certificate of Appreciation presented to Yordan Naydenov in appreciation of Mr. Naydenov’s contribution to Doing Business 2013: Smarter Regulations for Small and Medium-Size Enterprises, a co-publication of The World Bank and the International Finance Corporation.

    Doing Business 2013: Smarter Regulations for Small and Medium-Size Enterprises
  • Boyanov & Co. has a strong TMT practice that is noted for its ability to advise on big-ticket deals.

    Legal 500, US Special Edition
  • Boyanov & Co.’s ‘experienced, reliable, and highly regarded’ three-partner team [of Real Estate and Construction] is led by the ‘thorough, professional and responsive’ Nickolay Nickolov.

    Legal 500, US Special Edition
  • Boyanov & Co. provides an ‘excellent’ service to its international client base. It is particularly strong in the nuclear and renewable energy sectors.

    Legal 500, US Special Edition
  • Boyanov & Co.’s comprehensive competition practice matches ‘the best of the best’.

    Legal 500, US Special Edition
  • Boyanov & Co.’s experienced team provides ‘quick response times, excellent industry knowledge and strong commitment to its clients’.

    Legal 500, US Special Edition
  • Headed by the highly regarded Damian Simeonov, Boyanov & Co.’s team has an excellent reputation for capital markets.

    Legal 500, US Special Edition
  • Boyanov & Co. advises across the full spectrum of work, and is notably expert in banking and project finance.

    Legal 500, US Special Edition
  • Certificate of Appreciation presented to Yordan Naydenov in appreciation of Mr. Naydenov’s contribution to Doing Business 2012: Doing Business in a More Transparent World, a co-publication of The World Bank and the International Finance Corporation.

    Doing Business 2012: Doing Business in a More Transparent World
  • Certificate of Appreciation awarded to BOYANOV & Co., Attorneys at law in recognition of their outstanding service to Catholic Relief Services for divestiture and localisation legal services in Bulgaria.

    Catholic Relief Services
  • “This popular outfit continues to dominate the market, drawing on its reputation for internationally flavoured and high-level corporate and banking work.”

    Chambers Global
  • “Borislav Boyanov & Co … continue unambiguously to dominate the market”

    Legal 500
  • “I highly recommended this firm; they are renowned for being one of the best in the Bulgarian legal market,” says one client. The firm has consolidated its position in the top tier after securing a number of mandates across all sectors.”

    IFLR 1000
  • “Offering a ‘very blue-chip service’”.

    Legal 500
  • Clients speak of the “excellent services provided by the firm”. One client added: “I was very impressed – the lawyers are switched on and understand EU legislation.”

    Chambers Europe
  • “This is undoubtedly the foremost practice around,” agree sources about this major market player. “It’s without question the best team to engage in Bulgaria.”. The Firm stands alone as the only Band 1 law firm in Bulgaria.

    Chambers Europe
  • The firm is also known for the “market leading quality” of its practice.

    Legal 500
  • The firm is ranked as “well renowned and highly visible” in the technology, media and telecommunications field for its ability to “handle commercial, regulator and technical matters”.

    Chambers Europe
  • The firm now “plays a central role in the reshaping telecom business in Bulgaria”.

    Chambers Global
  • Borislav Boyanov & Co. has been a “heavyweight telecoms player since it was involved in Bulgaria’s first attempted telecoms privatization back in 1997”.

    Legal 500
  • “Despite the general slowdown in the real estate market, precipitated by the economic downturn, Borislav Boyanov & Co has still managed to secure some significant mandates.”

    Legal 500
  • Ranked first tier as having a “well-deserved reputation for reliability and quality”.

    Legal 500
  • “Noted for his diligence and business awareness, Nickolay Nickolov heads real estate and construction practice at this first-class firm. Widely regarded for its solid and reliable advice, the team is credited with a particularly good understanding of ownership rights.”

    Chambers Europe
  • Chambers Europe ranks Borislav Boyanov & Co. Band 1 in Real Estate.

    Chambers Europe
  • “The highly regarded team at Borislav Boyanov & Co represents a number of well-known foreign entities, ranging from big names in the precious metals and mining industries to pharmaceutical companies, tobacco companies and distilleries.”

    Chambers Europe
  • “Clients value the firm’s straightforward and direct approach.”

    Chambers Europe
  • Borislav Boyanov & Co “has the expertise to assist with a wide range of IP issues, including registering trade marks, drafting licensing agreements and advising on border control measures and anti-counterfeiting issues.”

    Chambers Europe
  • “Borislav Boyanov & Co boasts a large client portfolio”.

    Chambers Europe
  • “The team is praised for its focused approach and ability to ‘serve the interests of the client, as opposed to arguing pointless legal arguments’”.

    Legal 500
  • “A leader in the field, the firm’s expertise is recognised by major international clients”

    Legal 500
  • “Very accomplished”

    Legal 500
  • “‘the professional and competent’ Borislav Boyanov & Co’s banking practice advises an impressive roster of domestic and international financial institutions across the full spectrum of transactions, from regulatory compliance to big-ticket financings”.

    Legal 500
  • “Well respected across a broad range of finance areas albeit with particular expertise in banking-related advice”.

    PLC Which Lawyer
  • “Described by one top corporate client as “among the market leaders”, the firm has been on one side or the other for most of the large Bulgarian financial institutions”.

    IFLR 1000
  • Clients praise: “in our experience, no other Bulgarian firm can touch them for banking work.”

    Legal 500
  • “Offering an excellent service with extensive experience in banking and finance matters”; “clients praise the team’s accommodating service and prompt response times”.

    Chambers Europe
  • “Headed by Alexander Chatalbashev, Borislav Boyanov & Co’s first-class practice is capable of handling mandates emanating from all sectors of the energy industry, including advising on regulatory concerns, due diligence, acquisitions and restructurings.”

    Legal 500
  • Ranked first tier as being “knowledgeable and effective”.

    Legal 500
  • “…the friendly and experienced team is considered a delight to work with.”

    Chambers Europe
  • “This firm … has been involved in countless high-profile deals”

    Chambers Europe
  • Chambers Europe ranks Borislav Boyanov & Co. Band 1 in Employment.

    Chambers Europe
  • “Violeta Kirova is renowned for her skillful handling of a number of high-profile cases, and works closely with many large companies”.

    Chambers Europe
  • “This leading firm focuses strongly on litigation and employment matters, frequently advising on various aspects of employment law such as the restructuring of organizations and mass redundancy issues”.

    Chambers Europe
  • “Borislav Boyanov & Co’s ‘very focused and pragmatic’ 12-lawyer practice is one of the few outfits in the country with the capacity to handle big-ticket M&A mandates”.

    Legal 500
  • Borislav Boyanov & Co is considered by clients to be “the pre-eminent corporate law firm in Bulgaria, delivering the level of service expected by international corporate customers.”

    Legal 500
  • Legal 500 ranks Borislav Boyanov & Co. in Tier 1 in Corporate and M&A.

    Legal 500
  • PLC Which Lawyer names Borislav Boyanov & Co. as “Leading” in Corporate and M&A.

    PLC Which Lawyer
  • “Borislav Boyanov & Co’s market-leading team provides the full spectrum of competition law expertise, from merger control issues to state aid and unfair competition matters. Given its corporate transactional prowess, the team is able to provide a true one-stop-shop service to corporates engaged in significant mergers.”

    Legal 500
  • PLC Which Lawyer names Borislav Boyanov & Co. “Highly recommended” in Competition/Anti-trust

    PLC Which Lawyer
  • Chambers Europe ranks Borislav Boyanov & Co. Band 1 in Competition/Antitrust.

    Chambers Europe
  • “The firm has a strong focus on merger control and clearances, but is also highly skilled in unfair competition, antitrust and state aid cases.”

    Chambers Europe
  • This full-service “great firm” is cited by clients and peers as one of the leading practices in the banking and finance arena.

    Chambers Europe
  • “At Borislav Boyanov & Co, Damian Simeonov heads a team that excels in advising media clients engaged in big-ticket transactional work.”

    Legal 500
  • Interviewees are impressed by “an excellent team of young, deal-tested lawyers, who successfully employ a Western approach.”

    Chambers Europe
  • Clients in turn highlight that lawyers “are also aware of international trends, which is extremely helpful for us.”

    Chambers Europe
  • Peers praise the firm’s “excellent technical skills and exceptional in-depth understanding of the Bulgarian business environment.”

    Chambers Europe
  • Sources note the firm is “large enough to have people specialising, which is still rare in the Bulgarian market and definitely a strength.” Peers praise the firm’s “excellent technical skills and exceptional in-depth understanding of the Bulgarian business environment.” Clients in turn highlight that lawyers “are also aware of international trends, which is extremely helpful for us.” Interviewees are impressed by “an excellent team of young, deal-tested lawyers, who successfully employ a Western approach.”

    Chambers Europe
  • Chambers Europe ranks Borislav Boyanov & Co. Band 1 in Corporate / Commercial.

    Chambers Europe
  • Offering an excellent service with extensive experience in banking and finance matters

    Chambers Europe
  • This top rated firm has its finger on the pulse of the market.

    IFLR 1000