Boyanov & Co
Established in 1990, Boyanov & Co has earned wide international and local recognition as the preferred law firm for businesses expanding their portfolios in South East Europe. The firm has advised on most of Bulgaria's landmark transactions for more than two and a half decades. Its client portfolio includes local and international companies, governments and institutions.
Since its establishment the firm has always been ranked as a market leader for the excellence of its services, drawing on years of experience, in-depth knowledge of local and international law, and the brilliance of its professionals.
The firm provides a broad range of legal services with particular strength in corporate law and M&A, banking and finance, energy and natural resources, TMT, intellectual property, competition, real estate, restructuring, tax and dispute resolution.
Boyanov & Co is experienced in industries as diverse as aviation, banking and insurance, branded goods, food and beverages, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, retail and wholesale trade and distribution, mining, telecommunications, IT and media, etc. This allows the firm to have a unique insight and a sound knowledge of the clients' businesses and their markets, as well as the ability to transfer successful solutions across borders.
Boyanov & Co is a founding member of The South East Europe Legal Group (SEE Legal), a unique integrated organisation of leading national law firms across 12 countries in South-East Europe, providing a one-stop-shop for high quality legal advice in the region.
Boyanov & Co is strongly dedicated to supporting the rule of law, the adoption and implementation of a modern business regulation and to furthering international legal exchange. The firm has contributed to a wide variety of legislative initiatives (including by lobbying and providing statements on amendments of the Bulgarian Constitution and many legal acts). Lawyers of the firm work as scholars in leading universities and contribute regularly to Bulgarian and international publications in all areas of local, European and international law.
The firm's unwavering support for business has made it a valued member of organisations such as the American, British, German and Indian chambers of business and commerce, the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, etc. Its partners are active in the International Bar Association, American Bar Association, INTA, Lord Slynn European Law Foundation and others.
Being the founders of legal institutions such as the Legal Development Foundation, and the Balkan Legal Forum, Boyanov & Co strives to assist in the formation of a new generation of modern lawyers in South Eastern Europe, holding the highest ethical standards and professionalism. An illustration of these efforts is the Balkan Legal Forum initiated by the firm in 2000 and supported by the International Bar Association, which, with its eight successful editions in Sofia, Bucharest, Istanbul and Vienna, became 'the most important legal event in the region'.
Analysis from The Lawyer
Bulgaria is a vibrant car components and business process outsourcing centre, while its IT and telecoms sectors are catching the eye of investors too.