Svetlina Kortenska

Senior Counsel

Year joined: 2003

Areas of expertise

Corporate, Financial Markets, Energy and Natural Resources


English, French, Russian, Bulgarian


Faculty of Law, Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, MA in Law (1991)

Faculty of International Economy and Politics, University of National and World Economy (Sofia), Master Degree in International Economic Relations (2001)


2021 Senior Counsel, BOYANOV & Co.

2012 Counsel, BOYANOV & Co.

2003 Senior Associate, BOYANOV & Co.

2001 Deputy Head of Legal Department, Société Générale Expressbank AD

1997 Chief Counsel, Bank Consolidation Company AD

1992 Counsel, Regional Branch, United Bulgarian Bank AD


Sofia Bar Association

News & Deals


  • IFLR1000 2020

    Svetlina Kortenska – Highly Regarded in Capital markets, M&A IFLR1000 2020

  • Chambers Europe 2020

    They are very good at giving definite solutions, it makes things easier. It’s their biggest advantage,” a client says. Another praises the team’s attention to detail and focus, saying the advice is “easy to understand” and the lawyers “really get what is important.”

  • Svetlina Kortenska advises financial institutions on the full range of regulatory issues relating to large acquisitions and financing transactions. Sources describe her as a “very good lawyer who is easy to work with.”

  • Chambers Europe 2018

    Svetlina Kortenska is well versed in banking and capital markets regulatory matters. She often assists with syndicated financing mandates.

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