Julian Spassov is the Partner in charge of the Sofia office and has overall responsibility for matters governed by Bulgarian law. He is an experienced Bulgarian lawyer with more than 23 years experience as a practising advocate with the Sofia Bar and he is a registered foreign lawyer with the Bucharest Bar. Julian deals with both contentious and non-contentious work. He has full rights of audience before all Bulgarian courts, tribunals and authorities, and has experience of competition inquiries, in addition to commercial disputes. He also deals with shipping and maritime disputes. Julian has considerable experience of acting as Bulgarian correspondent for a number of international law firms, and his other clients include investment funds, banks, multinationals and other investors in Bulgaria. He also acts for institutional investors and private individuals investing in Bulgarian real estate and renewable energy projects. Julian also has plentiful experience of mergers and acquisitions work, and he advises on business structures and taxation issues, including advising multinationals on the restructuring of their operations in Bulgaria and handling the incorporation of Bulgarian subsidiary companies. He also deals with other regulatory matters and media law, taking a particular interest in telecommunications, IT and intellectual property matters.
LANGUAGES: Bulgarian, English, German, Russian.