Established in 1990, Boyanov & Co has earned wide international and local recognition as the preferred law firm for many businesses expanding their portfolios in South East Europe. The firm has advised on most of Bulgaria’s landmark transactions in the last 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 transactions and structures, on in-depth knowledge of local, EU, and international law, and on the brilliance of its professionals.
The firm provides a broad range of services with particular strength in M&A, banking and finance, energy and natural resources, TMT, intellectual property, competition, real estate, restructuring and insolvency 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. allows the firm to have an unique insight and a sound knowledge of our clients’ businesses, and their respective markets, as well as the ability to transfer successful solutions across borders.
The firm provides services in Bulgarian, English, German, French, Spanish and Russian.
Boyanov & Co is a founding member of The South East Europe Legal Group (SEE Legal), a unique integrated organisation of the leading national law firms across 12 countries in South-East Europe, providing a one-stop-shop for the best legal advice in the region.
The firm is strongly dedicated to supporting the rule of law, the adoption and implementation of a modern and efficient business regulation, and to furthering international legal exchange. We have contributed to a wide variety of legislative initiatives (including by lobbying and providing statements and opinions on amendments of the Bulgarian Constitution and more than 30 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 Confederation of Employers and Industrialists in Bulgaria, the American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria, the German-Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce, the British Bulgarian Chamber of 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’.