Our senior team

Rumen Nikolov

Managing partner
Phone: +359 2 44 84 911
Fax: +359 2 44 84 912
Email: r.nikolov@np-law.bg

Practice Areas
Corporate
M&A
Banking & Finance

Experience
CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz, Sofia, Senior Lawyer (May 2007 – May 2009)
KPMG Bulgaria, Legal Manager (December 2001 – April 2007)
Sofia City Court, Law Clerk (January 2001 – December 2001)
Boyanov & Co., Trainee (October 1999 – December 2000)

Education
Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski (LL.M., 2000)
Cambridge University (Master of Corporate Law, 2014)

Professional Associations and Memberships
Sofia Bar Association; admitted in 2002

Languages
English, Russian and Bulgarian

Sonya Nikolova

Partner
Phone: +359 2 44 84 911
Fax: +359 2 44 84 912
Email: s.nikolova@np-law.bg

Practice Areas
Corporate
Commercial
Real Estate
Tax and Employment
Litigation

Experience
Schönherr, Sofia, Senior Lawyer (April 2006 – August 2009)
Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. Lawyer (January 2002 – December 2005)

Education
Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski (LL.M., 2000)
University of National and World Economy (Master’s in Accounting, 2004)

Professional Associations and Memberships
Sofia Bar Association; admitted in 2002
Bulgaria Patent Office; Trade mark and Design Representative; admitted 2013

Languages
English, German and Bulgarian

Stefan Stefanov

Counsel
Phone: +359 2 44 84 911
Fax: +359 2 44 84 912
Email: s.stefanov@np-law.bg

Practice Areas
Civil and Commercial Law
Insolvency / Corporate Restructuring
Creditor’s protection
Litigation

Experience
Lecturer in civil and commercial law in Sofia University St. Climent Ohridski (1999 – present)
Sabev and Partners Law Firm, Counsel (1999 – 2008)
Sofia City Court, Law Clerk (January 1999- December 1999)

Professional Associations and Memberships
Sofia Bar Association; admitted in 2005
Arbitrator at the Trade Arbitration Court with the National Law Foundation
Arbitrator at the Arbitration Court with the Confederation of the Employers and Industrials in Bulgaria

Education
Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski (LL.M. 1995)

Languages
English, Bulgarian

Publications
Books
• Recent issues in the insolvency proceedings (co-author), Labour and Law Magazine, 2013;
• Collection of receivables (Guide), Rezon Bulgaria EOOD, 2012;
• Preferential claims for replenishing the bankruptcy estate, Sibi 2011;

More notable articles:
• Participation of the bankruptcy trustee in the proceedings under article 694 of the Commercial Act, Commercial and Competition Law Magazine No.11/2012;
• Critical notes on some issues concerning commercial insolvency, Commercial and Competition Law Magazine No. 6/2012;
• Once again about Actio Pauliana within insolvency proceedings, Commercial and Competition Law Magazine No. 4/2012;
• Some procedural and material law issues concerning the claims under article 646, paragraph 2 of the Commercial Code, Commercial and Competition Law Magazine No.8/2011
• Some important distinctions between the claims under article 646, paragraph 2, item 1 and 3 of the Commercial Code, Commercial and Competition Law Magazine 6/2011
• The system of claims for replenishing the bankruptcy estate, Commercial and Competition Law Magazine No. 4/2011
• The legal nature and characteristic of the relative nullity under article 646, paragraph 2 of the Commercial Code, Commercial and Competition Law Magazine No. 10/2010
• Characteristics of the claims for replenishing the bankruptcy estate regarding companies with special investment purpose, Commercial Law Magazine No.4/2010г.
• Practical problems in the application of article 632 of the Commercial Act, Anniversary symposium in the honour of Zhivko Stalev, Sibi, 2005;
• Securities and security transactions, Practical handbook for Limited Liability Companies, Section “Л”, Raabe, 2004;
• The novelties in expulsion of shareholders in a limited liability company, Market and Law Magazine No. 9/2003;
• The Special Pledges Act and the pledge over materialized securities, Commercial Law Magazine No. 4/2001;
• The civil liability upon termination of a contract, Commercial Law Magazine, No 3/2000;