Principal activities

Our team provides full legal services to corporate clients and entrepreneurs. Our solid experience in the corporate field, combined with an individual approach to each client and case allow us to offer practice-oriented and working solutions. We partner with a team of highly qualified accountants and offer a full range of accounting services and consultations. Our mission is to provide our clients with a legal and accounting service to support and boost their business development.

About the Team

Attorney at law Ivan Nikolaev is an expert in the field of civil and property law and real estate, experienced in commercial law, construction, and representation in enforcement proceedings and out-of-court arrangements and agreements.

An exceptional professional in the field of real estate survey.

He possesses in-depth knowledge of the Spatial Development Act and its application regulations.

He is the author of a number of articles and annotations on various legal topics in the field of construction, commercial law, and enforcement proceedings.

Education and additional qualification
Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, Sofia, Master of Law, 2015

Адвокат Иван Николаев

Attorney at law Ivan Nikolaev

managing partner

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Attorney at law Ivan Nikolaev

managing partner

Attorney at law Ivan Nikolaev is an expert in the field of civil and property law and real estate, experienced in commercial law, construction, and representation in enforcement proceedings and out-of-court arrangements and agreements.

Education and additional qualification
Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, Sofia, Master of Law, 2015
Baba Tonka High School of Mathematics, Ruse, Mathematics Profile, 2010

He obtained additional specialisations and practical preparation through his participation in the Fulbright Programme at the Sofia Regional Court over 2013-2014, the Settlement and Mediation Center at the Sofia Regional Court and the Sofia City Court from 2014 to 2015, as well as in the Administration of the Ombudsman of the Republic of Bulgaria in 2013 and the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works, Housing Policy – Renovation of Residential Buildings Directorate in 2013. He passed the assistant private bailiff exam in 2017 with the highest mark.

Professional experience
Since 2019, he has provided legal services to a big corporate holding structure with majority shareholding in 18 subsidiaries, and assets amounting to over BGN 2 billion.

From the beginning of 2018 until 2019 he worked at a bankruptcy administration office, where he worked on some of the biggest bankruptcy cases, including the country’s biggest bankruptcy of a business entity to date – that of KBM BULGARIA EAD /in bankruptcy/ – the former Carefour supermarket chain. He participated in the legal management of Piraeus Bank Bulgaria AD in relation to non-performing loans and debt collection.

From 2016 to 2018 he worked at the biggest private bailiff office in the country, where he was directly responsible for over 2,200 enforcement cases.

In the period from 2012 to 2016, he was an intern at a law firm specialized in administrative and property law and construction, where he was actively involved in the defence of rights of rem over real estate and construction sites of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church – the Holy Synod, the St. Joan Rilski Sofia Clerical Seminary and the Faculty of Theology at Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski.

Participation in the law firm’s projects
He works in the field of civil and commercial law, construction and debt collection.

Languages
English

Publications
1. The problems in the legal regime of the terraces. "Scientific and practical publications - Lex.bg", accepted for print in 2021, ISSN 2682-9606
2. Act form 19 in construction as a condition for payment. Ownership and law, Trud i Pravo Publishing House, issue 3/2021, accepted for print in 2021, ISSN:1312-9473
3. Some matters regarding the application of absolute statute of limitation pursuant to the Contracts and Obligations Act. “Scientific and practical publications – Lex.bg”, accepted for print in 2021, ISSN 2682-9606
4. Public sale of undividable real estate following court partition. Ownership and law, Trud i Pravo Publishing House, issue 1/2021, accepted for print in 2020, ISSN:1312-9473
5. Public sale of undividable real estate following court partition. “Scientific and practical publications – Lex.bg”, accepted for print in 2020, ISSN 2682-9606
6. Use of studios for residential purposes. “Scientific and practical publications – Lex.bg”, accepted for print in 2020, ISSN 2682-9606
7. Measures against money laundering and beneficial owners of public shareholding companies. Commercial and contractual law. Trud i Pravo Publishing House, issue 11/2020, accepted for print: 2020, ISSN:1314-8133
8. Promotions and gifts in commerce as unfair client acquisition. Commercial and contractual law. Trud i Pravo Publishing House, issue 9/2020, accepted for print: 2020, ISSN:1314-8133
9. Building completion by buyers following off-plan purchase. Issues and possible solutions. Ownership and law, Trud i Pravo Publishing House, issue 8/2020, accepted for print: 2020, ISSN:1312-9473
10. The enforced bailiff’s allocation in bankruptcy proceedings. Application of Art. 638, Para 2 of the Commercial Act in the practice. Commercial and contractual law, Trud i Pravo Publishing House, issue 7/2020, accepted for print: 2020, ISSN:1314-8133
11. Some matters regarding homes’ unsequesterability pursuant to the Civil Procedural Code. Ownership and law, Trud i Pravo Publishing House, issue 2/2020, accepted for print: 2020, ISSN:1312-9473
12. Deletion of foreclosures following the latest amendments to the Civil Procedural Code (State Gazette, issue 100 of 20 December 2019). Review of previous court practice. Ownership and law, Trud i Pravo Publishing House, issue 1/2020, accepted for print: 2019, ISSN:1312-9473