The second edition of International Employment Law, published in December 2012 by Juris Publishing, Inc. and edited by Prof. Dennis Campbell, covers all crucial areas of the employment relationship, including the employment agreement, conclusion of the employment contract, terms and conditions of employment, discrimination and dispute resolution. In the Bulgarian chapter below, Mrs. Violeta Kirova, Senior Associate at BOYANOV & Co., provides an overview on the Government attitude towards regulation of employment as well as on the current and forthcoming changes to the employment law regime in Bulgaria.
Archive for January, 2013
The firm has been ranked again as a Tier 1 firm in Bulgaria by the prestigious Global Edition of Chambers & Partners in the General Business Law practice area. At the same time Chambers Europe has acknowledged the firm’s Banking & Finance (“a standout group”), Competition/ Antitrust (valued for its “ability to handle the most complex mandates”), Corporate/ Commercial (“This team leaves clients with a great impression.”) and Employment (“consistently recognised as being first class”) practices by ranking them in the respected Band 1. BOYANOV & Co. has been also ranked in the 1st Tier by the reputable The European Legal 500 in all eight practice areas in which the firm specialises. The firm has again received the highest ranking by IFLR1000 in the only researchable practice area in Bulgaria – Financial and Corporate (“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.”).
Apart from being ranked as a Bulgarian top law firm by the most prestigious legal directories, BOYANOV & Co. has enjoyed numerous accolades during 2012. Some of the awards received are:
- The European Women in Business Law Award for being Best in Bulgaria by Euromoney Legal Media Group;
- Best M&A Law Firm in Bulgaria for 2011 by Acquisition International Magazine;
- M&A Law Firm of the Year in Bulgaria by The Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards 2012;
- Bulgarian Financial Markets Law Firm of the Year by Acquisition International M&A Awards 2012;
- M&A Law Firm of the Year in Bulgaria by Finance Law Awards 2012;
- Leading Mergers & Acquisitions Advisory Law Firm of the Year in Bulgaria by InterContinental Finance Magazine Law Awards 2012.
BOYANOV & Co. would like to thank its valued clients for the continuous support and trust throughout the years. The whole team of BOYANOV & Co. is at your disposal for any legal and/or business advice you may need during 2013. BOYANOV & Co. would like to wish you a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year!
“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.“
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”.
“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.”
“It is extremely diligent, reasonable and fast.” “It has been a pleasant co-operation.”
“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.”
“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.”
Clients praise the “high-quality advice received” from this team.
“This team leaves clients with a great impression.”