professional background,
creative thinking,
Individual Approach

About Us

Our team combines excellent legal and professional background, creative thinking, international experience and in-depth industry knowledge

We offer comprehensive advice in all important areas of business law. Our emphasis is on mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, corporate law, contractual law and regulatory compliance. We also have highly developed expertise in specialized areas of law such as energy law, labour law, immigration law, real estate.

Nikolov & Partners Law Firm is the trusted legal advisor of a large number of both domestic and foreign investors. Multinational companies, international investors, as well as small and medium-sized family businesses rely on us. We are proud of the long-lasting collaboration with our clients who appreciate our integrity, commitment and professional approach.

Versatility in legal service

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance

We have advised on a large number of transactions, with clients on both the creditor and debtor side. We understand how products in the capital structure operate. We also appreciate the different approaches and requirements of lenders, borrowers and investors in the current uneasy credit situation...

Corporate / M&A

We consider corporate and commercial work, as well as M&A as the core activity of our practice. We service a range of international clients in different sectors of the economy and advise on a broad variety of corporate and commercial work...

Insolvency / Corporate recovery

The global economic crisis has imposed difficulties to a number of businesses. The outcome has been an increasing number of engagements for closing down of different forms of establishments, initiation of insolvency procedures, as well as intra-group reorganizations and restructuring activities...


Energy is one of the most important and fast changing industrial sectors both on a global level, as well as on a national level in Bulgaria. The worldwide problems related to greenhouse gas emissions reduction, growing global demand, security of supply and ageing energy assets are combined with the local specifics of Bulgarian energy market...


The labour law regulations in Bulgaria tend to be one of the most “conservative” sectors of our legislative system. On the other hand, employment is a fluid and fast-changing area of law in the EU and worldwide and this represents a challenge to local labour doctrine, court practice and legislators...


We are aware that nowadays making business is a global adventure and challenge. Global organizations and multinational companies need integrated solutions to key employment and immigration issues when working across jurisdictions. Corporations with international operations move their people around the world and need to do this efficiently...

Real Estate

During the booming real estate investment activity in Eastern Europe and in Bulgaria in particular over the greater part of the first decade of this century our lawyers have gained solid experience by providing legal advice to foreign and local investors in the financing and acquisition of real estate and the subsequent development of facilities of different purpose and scale...

Technology, media and telecommunication laws

Technology, media and telecommunications sectors (TMT) are among the most dynamic areas of legal regulation reflecting the quick and radical advances in the social environment. In the last couple of years, Bulgarian law in the fields of technology, media and telecommunications has undergone significant changes attempting to become fully compliant with the international standards...

Legal Alerts

Amendments to the Condominium Ownership Management Act

Amendments to the Condominium Ownership Management Act   As of 01.01.2024 numerous amendments of the Condominium Ownership Management Act have entered into force, introduced by State Gazette No 82 dated 29.09.2023.   1.Electronic documents


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On 01.06.2021 the latest amendments in the Labour Migration and Labour Mobility Act (“LMLMA”) and the Foreign Nationals in the Republic of Bulgaria Act (“FNRBA”) entered into force. The new rules have introduced significant


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New EU programmes in support of Bulgarian businesses

Bulgarian businesses will soon be able to take advantage of two new programmes aimed at overcoming the negative economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The programmes are part of the Innovation and Competitiveness 2014-2020 Operational Program,


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Recent News

Amendments to the Labour Code

On 29.03.2024 an Act amending and supplementing the Labour Code was promulgated in the State Gazette No 27. The changes entered into force on 01.04.2024. In this article is summarising the most important changes.


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Successful ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 27001:2013 accreditation

We are pleased to share with all our clients that Nikolov & Partners Lawyers’ Partnership has been successfully certified with ISO 9001:2015 accreditation by one of the world’s leading assessment auditors – Lloyd’s Register.


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Forthcoming changes concerning biomass plants

According to the current legal provisions only new power plants which correspond to the below -mentioned requirements could benefit from the compulsory purchase of electricity at preferential prices. These are power plants with combined


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