Legal Services in Bulgaria

Legal Services for Companies

  1. Legal advice and professional opinions on court cases in Bulgaria & abroads
  2. Drafting a legal claims in commercial matters before the District Court and the District Court
  3. Subscription for retainer legal services to commercial companies in Bulgaria

Legal services for investment intentions in various sectors of the economy. Debt Collection of abroad and negotiations with foreign partners for payment of delayed, overdue liabilities.

Why choose our Law Office?

  1. Online legal services and juridical consultation 8 hours/5 days every week
  2. We provide legal representation and judicial protection
  3. We successfully resolve civil and commercial litigation cases in Bulgaria

As experienced business lawyers, we can professionally present you during negotiations, providing the service – drafting contracts in Bulgarian, English, German or Russian.

Logistics & Transport Law

Our law office in Sofia, Bulgaria provides various legal services in logistics and transport law, concerning the maritime law, air and terrestrial transport law of freight and passengers. The legal services includes car accidents, logistics cases and transport services in Europe, friggo cargo and medicine delivery service cases. Our clients are logistic companies, working with collateralization of ships and aircrafts, licensing and certification of transportation vehicles and freight companies, freight insurance, port and customs transactions. Our clients are market player such as freight brokers, agents, ship and yacht builders, airlines, cargo companies, financing institutions and insurers.

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Our logictics and transport lawyers assist for the drafting and execution of affreightment, liner, charterer, freight, warehousing, storage, agency and similar carriage, transport and logistics contracts.

We support our clients for resolving issues such as sea damage, demurrage, bill of lading and bank letter of credit issues, collusion, cost of attack, cost of defense, pollution damages, single and cross liabilities, sister-ship clauses, insurance excess, franchise or deductibles, ship and aircraft mortgages, liens on freight, applications of INCOTERMS (ICC). The law office assists for resolving disputes of logistics and transports before Courts, execution offices and arbitral tribunals.

Our area of logistics and transport cases support includes:

  • Legal analysis of transport companies & logistic carriers – legal and financial conditions.
  • Legal representation of logistic companies in Bulgaria, before court during foreign claims CMR Convention;
  • Drafting a contracts between assignor and affreightment, liner, charterer, freight, warehousing, storage, agency and similar carriage, transport and logistics contracts;
  • Provision of advice and assistance to affreightment, liner, charterer, freight, warehousing, storage, agency and similar carriage, transport and logistics contracts
  • Preparation of a corporate regress recovery plan for freight brokers, agents, ship and yacht builders, airlines, cargo companies, financing institutions and insurers.

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Our Tax & legal exper­tise includes following legal ser­vices:

  1. Legal & Tax plan­ning and assess­ing of res­i­dents’ cor­po­rate tax exposure, income tax due date as well as annual tax assess­ment in con­nec­tion with the year-end clo­sure of accounts and annual income tax return
  2. Legal assis­tance to res­i­dents for tax
  3. Con­sul­ta­tions on Bul­gar­ian VAT Tax Act
  4. Acting as a Bulgarian VAT agent for claiming VAT refunds in Bulgaria
  5. Estate plan­ning, prop­erty tax ser­vices, inher­i­tance tax and inher­i­tance tax rates, advices about with­hold­ing tax, taxes with­held from Bul­garia, with­hold­ing treaty and cor­po­ra­tions tax

The Corporate Income Tax Rate is a tax collected from companies. Its amount is based on the net income of companies obtained while exercising their business activities, normally during one business year. The benchmark we use refers to the highest rate for Corporate Income.

  • Quick registration of private companies
  • Professional tax investigations
  • Developing tax strategies and cross-border transactions
  • Tax issues related to sale and purchase of companies and etc.

Request a consultation at tel: +359 897 90 43 91 or by e-mail: info@lawyer-bulgaria.bg

Tax lawyers & Legal Services

The Bulgarian tax law is quite simple. However, it is getting more complex due to newly implemented EU regulations thus making business and tax planning more important. Our tax attorneys and accounting specialists will assist you in developing the right tax strategy and solutions. We do not only provide you with competent tax advice to Bulgarian Law but also consider the double taxation issues.

Construction & Condominium Law

We perform direct negotiations with property construction companies, Building & developers companies, technical suppliers, surveyers, investors, and final buyers of assets in Bulgaria. We also provide our clients’ Bulgarian property legal survey and comparing prices of similar real estates for clearing the client’s view about the investment rates on the local real estate market.

In detail

International Law Office D. Vladimirov and Partners provides professional legal services and full assistance in Bulgarian investments & property aqusition law in Bulgaria. Our law office support many international corporations by preparation of all nessesery documents required in order to completely fulfill the conditions, both in procurements and auctions of the construction industry and public sector. We serve not only Bulgarian but also foreign companies. Our investments lawyers advise you in any structuring tender process and its implementation (including regulatory compliance). Investments in Bulgaria are governed by the Investment Promotion Act (referred below as “IPA”) and the regulations on its application. Кантората предлага:


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Part of the wide range of legal services:

  • Participation in negotiations, mediation
  • Providing legal advice on commercial transactions
  • Transfer of shares, shares and commercial enterprises
  • Legal advice on concluded and future bank transactions

Request a consultation at tel: +359 897 90 43 91 or by e-mail: info@lawyer-bulgaria.bg

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What we suggest you

Applying to banks for financing and financing through international trasnfer & transactions.

We assist for local & foreign clients by choosing of scheme of financing and concluding of credit contracts and collateral contracts – mortgages, pledges, special pledges, etc.

Our professional legal banking services

  • Legal advices on preparation of documents in Public Private Partnership agreements.
  • Legal analysis of credit termination and cancellation.
  • Legal analysis in cases concerning guarantees and review of joint liability.
  • Examination of different financing models and contracts.
  • Legal advices on commercial & company loans & credits.
  • Legal advices on other financial transactions.

Banking Lawyers & Legal Procedures

Our legal practice as a banking & financial lawyers give us the chance to work with people, having a problems with financial product marketed must be preceded by careful familiarization with all the terms and conditions applicable to it, as set out in the contract and the general terms and conditions applying to that product, are advised by the central bank.

Construction & Property Lawyers

The fact that foreign investors ignored the Construction Law proceedings caused a lot of problems and financial loss for them later. In many cases despite of the fact that the investors had paid large sums many of the construction projects had never been either started or finished.

In detail

Matters we advise you on include:

The terms of construction contracts.
The legal regimes applicable to construction operations,
Payment disputes under construction contracts.
Disputes related to defective works/remedial works.
Disputes related to final accounts, including delay and extension of time claims,
Adjudication, arbitration and alternative dispute resolutions.
Professional negligence on construction projects.
Contractor or employer insolvency.
Retention of title claims.

Drafting a legal requirements concerning construction works

  • Bearing capacity
  • Stability and durability of structures and the foundation base under operational and seismic loads
  • Fire safety
  • Protection of people’s lives, health and safety
  • Safety of operation; preservation of the environment during the time of construction and of use of the completed works
  • Economy of heat energy and heat insulation, accessibility and etc.

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Who is supposed to be entered in the register?

Branches and divisions of legal persons who are not traders.

Branches and subsidiaries of foreign entities and entities beyond those who are insurers.

Branches entered in the Commercial Register traders.

Procedure and documents required

  • Оfficial registration document of the foreign person issued by the relevant competent authority as per its national legislation.
  • Official document regarding the persons managing and representing the foreign person.
  • Resolution of the managing body of the foreign person for opening a representative office in Bulgaria.
  • Special notarized original power of attorney issued by the person(s) representing the company, for the person authorised to register and manage the representative office in Bulgaria. It also is specifying the powers granted to the latter. ( legal services )

Register a Company & Important Steps

We are sure that nowadays successful company & commercial business lawyers in Bulgaria are able to offer our clients immediate, strategic appropriate legal advice and actions to achieve best results in supporting different business activities in Bulgaria. You will get more confident in conducting yourself in most efficient way.

Commercial & Company Lawyers

Processes as company registration,  submittion of document to Bulgarian Commercial Register, drafting of legal contracts, transactions, company terms and conditions, legal claims, mergers and acquisitions, competition issues, negotiations with your business partners and so on are essential for your business establishment, development and good reputation.

In detail

The main legal services are:

  • Legal advices in transactions of mergers and commercial acquisition in Bulgaria.Company set up, Legal administration
  • Legal aid in public and private capital raising.
  • Legal activities for supporting foreign investors and companies in Bulgaria.
  • Company registration – Limited Liability Company or Public Company and etc.

Our legal work includes, but is not limited to the following activities: 

  • company and partnership formation
  • business start-ups
  • business sales and purchases
  • business refinancing and etc.

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In detail

Legal support and professional legal services related to insurance & transport law in Bulgaria for 

  • Car accident and fatality claims & compensations;
  • Cargo insurance cases & compensations.
  • CMR convention compensations.

Do ensure you have a real protection from unexpected events and ill-intention insurance companies. Use our competent insurance lawyers’ services. International Law Office D. Vladimirov and Partners offers you:

  • Proper advices when taking out insurance; renegotiation of conditions; occurrence of an insurance event.
  • Assistance in case of rejection of compensation and transfer of insurance property ( legal services ).
  • Legal protection and representation in proceedings on compensation claims for all types of insurances and road traffic accidents.

Insurance & Transport Lawyers

Our insurance & transport lawyers in Bulgaria will help you negotiate fair insurance compensation and give you confidence when you need to file your judicial claim for insurance compensations. Very often insurance companies take advantage of their potential customers who do not use legal help when they take out insurance policies.

Real Estates & Property Lawyers

Our law office is acting very quick & effectively to ensure that the process runs without a glitch. Whether you are selling, buying, investing in or re-mortgaging your second or investment home or the house you have chosen to make home for yourself in Bulgaria, our property specialist lawyers will be happy to assist.

In detail

Legal check up of real estates in Bulgaria

  • Legal checking and investigation of the history of every property.
  • Providing a legal information on all available documents for the property.
  • Legal check with the Registry Agency for existing encumbrances.

All information is analysed and presented to the client in a way which will allow him/her to make a decision as to the benefits of a future transaction. When working with foreign clients, all legal analyses are prepared in the relevant language.

Legal representation of a client before a Notary Public

  • Legal checks and preparations of property contracts & notary deeds (title deeds).
  • Preparation of legal documents & obtaining ( legal services ) of all pertinent documents.
  • Preparation of legal documents, declarations and property assessments.
  • Legal help and representation before the Notary public.
  • Representation before commercial banks by opening of Escrow accounts and transfer of sales price for properties.
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If you want to be represented by the best law firm for your case, do not hesitate to contact us: info@lawyer-bulgaria.bg

Legal services for private individuals

  1. Legal advice and procedural protection in civil matters
  2. Enforcement of enforcement proceedings before PEA
  3. Claims, lawsuits, appeals in the police and prosecution

Purchase, sale or construction of a real estate – Preliminary contract, Cеrtificate of Authorization, Declarations, Tax reports, etc.

Why choose our Law Office?

  1. Online consultation 8/5
  2. We provide representation and judicial protection
  3. We successfully resolve civil and commercial litigation

As experienced lawyers, we can professionally present you during negotiations, providing the service – drafting contracts in Bulgarian, English, German or Russian.

Inheritance Lawyers

The main characteristic of the will is the opportunity of the testator to alter the order of successions by law. The will expresses the unilateral declaration of testator’s intention how to distribute his/her property. The distribution of property represents a disposition of rights to real property after the testator’s death. The will has to be made in written, and it is a form of validity rather than variability.

In detail

Our lawyer and civil defense is the surest way to get a good result. Trust a civil law attorney, we have a wealth of professional experience in this field.

The law office serves many foreign clients in their civil litigation and assists with the conclusion of court and out-of-court written agreements.

If you have a case, do not hesitate to ask for an online consultation.

Attorney inheritance cases:

  • Legal Advice on Acceptance and Subsequent Denial of Legacy and Inheritance Rights
  • Preparation of written documents and preparation, announcement, opening of wills

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The divorce ( legal services )  in a claim order is aimed at terminating an existing civil marriage due to its profound and irreparable disorder based on circumstances that have occurred after its conclusion. This case is initiated only by one of the spouses because there is no mutual agreement between the spouses for divorce and to equalize the consequences of it.
The preconditions for divorce due to marriage disorder are two:

1. Willingness of one of the spouses to terminate the marriage.

2. Lack of mutual consent to end the marriage.

Here you will receive:

  • Legal advice and consultations on divorce by mutual consent and on the general claim
  • Litigation by divorce by mutual consent or by fault of one spouse
  • Legal counseling and legal assistance from a divorce attorney in a custody dispute
  • Legal assistance in raising a child with the rights of one parent outside the borders of the Republic of Bulgaria. Assistance and legal support for children, spouse, descendants, non-maintenance counselors, etc.
  • Legal advice on a division of inheritance property – judicial and voluntary partition, procedural assistance at the individual stages of the division

Family & Inheritance Lawyer

Our law office has a strong and proven history in the area of family law and civil litigation. We are protection the philosophy of successful family law practice – effective listening, practical solutions – to all areas of our legal work, adopting a client and child centred approach to legal disputes and practice.

Civil Law & Litigation Procedures

Every case is important and our lawyers are here to lead you in every step of the way ensuring you receive a service tailored to meet your needs. We can provide you with a thorough understanding on the different aspects of litigation and what impact it can have on yourself particularly, on your family or on your future

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Our lawyer and civil defense is the surest way to get a good result. Trust a civil law attorney, we have a wealth of professional experience in this field.

The law office serves many foreign clients in their civil litigation and assists with the conclusion of court and out-of-court written agreements.

If you have a case, do not hesitate to ask for an online consultation.

Our Law Office offers:

  • Appeal of criminal and administrative rulings and imposed fines.
  • Litigation before insurance companies in respect of recourse receivables and payment and receipt of insurance premium.
  • Legal advice and advice on drafting bilateral contracts, notary deeds.
    Preparation of documents in cases for partition of co-owned property – voluntary and court and etc.

Lawyers and legal services: confidential and loyal professionals with individual approach and communication

If you want to be represented by the best law firm for your case, do not hesitate to contact us: info@lawyer-bulgaria.bg

Corporate & commercial lawyers in Bulgaria

Our law office has been settled to offer & support foreign investors to develop their business operations in Bulgaria and throughout the European Union.

Our LAWYER, LAWYERS IN BULGARIA, Legal Servicesprimary business activities will be as follows:

– Legal advices & legal support for invest in distressed or under market value real estate opportunities in Bulgaria
Legal advices & legal support for expanding of international export companies & developers by their leisure operations in Bulgaria
– Providing legal advices & support for financial constructions, bank loans, bridge financing to companies and individuals

We are very excited about the potential investment opportunities in the South Eastern Europe, particularly around the Balkans – BULGARIA, and with the real estate markets starting to perform again, we see a definite opportunity to provide short-term private finance to developers and private individuals.

Our corporate lawyers in Bulgaria working in International Law Office provide professional legal services in Bulgaria.

In our office in Sofia, Bulgaria protect every client in cases of civil, litigation and we act as commercial lawyers, experts in European law, debt collection, insurance law, custody and divorce procedures etc.

We offer retainer legal services in Bulgaria for export & trade companies, retaias well as court representation before all competent Bulgarian government and non-government courts and institutions.

We provide legal services and court procedures abroad serving many natural persons and legal entities in Western Europe, Israel, Russia and Great Britain.

In particular, we have a various legal experience in servicing legal aid & legal advises to our foreign clients, comming from countries in Western Europe & Asia (China & Indonesia).

All this foreign investment companies are interested in undertake legal research or legal checks of assets or investments in Bulgaria.

The corporate & litigation lawyersof our team speak fluent English, German and Russian. In this way, we have the capability to communicate with our clients in their native language and provide them with more effective and prompt assistance.

Debt collection lawyers in Bulgaria

What is meant by out-of-court-proceedings in detail ?

To avoid long lasting and event. unsecure court proceedings we will undertake all to come to a payment of your debtor without need of court proceedings.

All our efforts to hit that target we call prejudicial or out of court proceedings.

Out-of-court-activities regularly involving to investigate the actual address and financial standing of the debtor, sending a dunning letter with a deadline for payment (within 2-3 days), correspondence with the debtor in written and by telephone, negotiations concerning an instalment agreement (if recommendable).

Further on we check for information at different sources like trade register, internet databases, commercial agencies and resident’s address registration office.

In principle, we always start the debt collection process with the extrajudicial phase.  At this stage, we try to avoid the need to go to Court.We will contact your customer to demand payment.

Comparing the european countries, there are fewer extrajudicial debt collection options. During the extrajudicial phase, we have the following options in Bulgaria:

  • Written demand letters and phone calls: We send the debtor a
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    written demand letter and contact them by telephone, requesting that they pay your claim within a few days, together with interest and costs;

  • Announcing legal proceedings: the most powerful manner of putting pressure on your customer is the announcement that you are going to start legal proceedings. Usually, this announcement convinces them to effect payment. That is why it is advisable to promptly engage the services of a debt recovery lawyer, who can announce such proceedings on your behalf.
  • This way, you prevent an unnecessarily protracted debt recovery process.

If your debtor refuses to pay during the extrajudicial phase, after discussion with you, we can go to Court. We will always provide you with information in advance regarding the potential costs, and we only proceed with your permission.

As the Bulgarian legal system is particularly debtor-friendly, there are more stringent requirements for legal proceedings.

The Bulgarian Court demands that you demonstrate a valid claim. In Bulgaria, we have the following options to litigate against debtors:

  1. Enforcement letters procedures is an accelerated procedure for undisputed claims. Within a relatively short period of time, you can obtain an Enforcement Order; which orders the debtor to pay both your claim and the costs of the proceedings. Your debtor has only a few weeks to challenge this. If that does not happen, then the order for payment becomes legally binding and we can commence enforcement proceedings, such as seizure of the debtor’s bank account or sending a bailiff to recover the debt;
  2. Ordinary civil proceedings: This may be the suitable procedure if your claim is disputes, however, our Bulgarian debt collection lawyers will always be able to advise on the best solution for your claim. Both parties must present documentary evidence to support their position. After one or more hearings, the Court will render a decision. If the court enters a judgment in your favour, and the debtor still does not pay, we can use this to enforce your judgment, for example, by seizing the debtor’s bank account. Settling the matter prior to judgment always remains an option;

European Order for Payment proceedings in Bulgaria:

  • In the event of an undisputed claim between two parties based in EU Member States (except Denmark), it is possible to commence European Order for Payment proceedings. The debt collection lawyer handling your case can assess whether this kind of procedure is suitable in your case.
  • For European Order for Payment proceedings, the creditor usually completes a standard form and submits this to the Court. The Court is obligated issues a European Order for Payment. The debtor then has 30 days to state whether they object to the claim. If there is no response within the 30-day period, you may ask the Court to make the order for payment final (called a “declaration of enforceability”).
  • This is a valid and enforceable judgment which is accepted in any Member State (except Denmark). The European Order for Payment is never appropriate for disputed matters (so not in cases where there is an argument about the invoice). The advantage of this procedure are speed and low costs (some Member States don’t even charge a court fee), but the disadvantage is that if it becomes disputed, the procedure comes to an end and an ordinary civil procedure will have to be started if the creditor wants to continue.

You can count on us when there is a need for the preparation of:

  • Legal procedures & documents before the Bulgarian courts and authorities (certificates, powers of attorney, notary instruments, notices, etc.).
  • Preparation & drafting of legal contracts for registration of non-profit organisations, civil associations, cooperatives and construction consortium for tender procedures in Bulgaria.

We are at your service for legal advice on civil law matters. Should a need arises, we can take your representation in proceedings before the judicial bodies of the Republic of Bulgaria.

Legal procedures Bulgaria

Many international companies come in Bulgaria searching a corporate experienced lawyer in commercial law to contact on.

When you decide to permanently move to Bulgaria with the intention to make investments, it is very important for you to find a professional corporate lawyers. We demonstrate detailed knowledge of the Bulgarian commercial law and we are willing to take care of your interests in the country.

Our team of corporate lawyers will offer you quick and qualified legal services in the field of company & corporate law in Bulgaria:

  • Drafting & registration of trade & export companies, sole traders, transformation and termination of companies.
  • Drafting & preparation of contracts in Bulgarian, English, German and Russian.
  • Preparation of documents and providing legal advices for business transactions.
  • Providing legal advices on bank securities, guarantees, mortgages and loans.
  • Legal representation and participation in negotiations. 

Property & Construction Lawyers in Bulgaria

We would like to inform you that our country has got liberal foreign investment laws concerning the real estate sector.

The main rules of property law in Bulgaria have been written down in the Constitution and in the Bulgarian legislation for foreign persons and legal entities. Every foreign investor has got the right to invest in real estate in Bulgaria either personally or through a local legal entity. Since 2014, as physical persons, foreigners can acquire buildings and agricultural land under specific circumstances. After the 2014, not only Bulgarian citizens and legal entities could obtain ownership of Bulgarian land. This is also valid for every foreign physical person and investor. Acting as property lawyers in Bulgaria, we would like to inform you about the most popular ways to buy a real estate in Bulgaria:

  • There is no restrictions anymore for acquiring of limited ownership rights. This refers to right of use, right to build a house, etc. You can directly purchase as a physical person or as a private company in Bulgaria. If foreigners would like to buy a real estate with land (for example – houses, villas, plots, etc.), they don’t have to set up Bulgarian company. They’d better split the ownership from private persons.
  • Setting up a Bulgarian company is quite simple and relatively easy. You just need to create the name of your company, to determine the head office, number of shareholders and the subject – scope of activity of your new company.
  • Legal companies and physical persons are allowed to buy a property in Bulgaria. It may include houses with gardens and regulated plots of land in Bulgaria.


  • Legal advices and preliminary legal check of the chosen property.
  • Preparation of documents and legal acts for company registration.
  • Legal check of documentation necessary for the purchase or sale of a property in Bulgaria.
  • Checking and verification the ownership of the property before any deal in Bulgaria.
  • Checking for the plot or the entire property for encumbrances (issuing Certificate of lack of encumbrances).
  • Legal checks and providing tax advices concerning your new established company in Bulgaria.
  • Drafting of legal documents & agreements, preparing contracts and preparation of notary deeds from experienced lawyers in Bulgaria.
  • Checking all legal acts & documents related to the property deal, including those drawn up by third parties. (For example, the power of attorney for presenting the deal before a notary public).
  • Legal representation for purchase or sale of properties before the notary public in every city in Bulgaria.
  • Drafting agreements, legal documents and power of attorneys, declarations for registration of properties in the Tax Office of the local municipality. 

We offer qualified and certified legal services of our property lawyers in Bulgaria.They will provide you in a case additional services as well : 

  • Legal services and drafting of the documents in regards with receiving of Certificates & legal documents for opening your business permits according to the Bulgarian legislation. We provide consultations in regards with the current legislation and drafting of the necessary documents for every single case.
  • We provide all the mentioned activities and services to our clients in English and in German because we understand the need of our clients to receive information that they can understand.
  • Legal advices & juridical consultation of registration of physical persons and legal entities as freelance activities in Bulgaria ;
  • Consultation and assistance regarding performance of development of Energy projects and documents and procedures related to them;
  • Legal assitance, drafting of documentation and representation before government and administrative authorities in regards with the Territory Act and procedure for the change of the status of land plots and buildings related to this act, consultations in regards with illegal development and etc.;
  • Consultations and assistance regarding collection of the outstanding finnacial debts;
  • Consultations in the area of the industrial property legislation.

We are providing professional legal services for foreign clients who invest in real estates & property projects in Bulgaria. And we stand ready to meet the demands of our clients.

We offer legal services in the area of real estates & property projects and construction deals. We guarantee you a perfect deal in every aspect.

We will take care of examination of the property you have chosen, as well as in obtaining information about its status and title deed.

We will represent you during the negotiations and will prepare the contracts in Bulgarian, English, German or Russian.

Court procedure concerning real estates & properties in Bulgaria.

In settlement of enforcement proceedings, civil and/or commercial law disputes we will ensure your representation and legal protection!

We also offer you on-line consultations.You can contact us via sending an e-mail to info@lawyer-bulgaria.bg.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any business opportunities that you would like us to consider.

By using our services, you ensure your peace of mind whether the matter concerns your investment intentions or personal disputes resolution in a court of law. Call us now on + 359 897/ 90 43 91


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