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Victoria Penkova

Managing Partner

Degrees

Master of Law, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Faculty of Law, 1989

 

Career

  • 1990 - Attorney-at-Law at Sofia Bar Association
  • 2000 - Managing Partner at Dyulgerova & Penkova Law Firm

 

Qualifications

  • Brussels, 2008 – training course ”The Practical Use of the 1999 FIDIC Conditions of Contract & MDBs’ Harmonized Construction Contract – 2006 Edition”
  • Vienna, 2008 - training course "The Practical Management of Contract Claims and the Resolution of Disputes"
  • Registered industrial property representative with the Bulgarian Patent Office (BPO) and the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (trademarks and designs) (OHIM)
  • Dispute adjudicator at the FIDIC National List at BACEA

 

Areas of practice

Commercial and Company Law, Tax Law, Labour Law, Intellectual Property Law, Civil Law and Litigation

 

Membership

  • Sofia Bar Association
  • Dispute Resolution Board Foundation (DRBF)

 

Languages

English, Russian

 

Contacts

vpenkova@law-dp.com

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Lyubimka Dyulgerova

Partner

Degrees

Master of Law, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Faculty of Law, 1987

 

Career

  • 1989 - Attorney-at-Law at Sofia Bar Association
  • 2000 - Managing Partner at Dyulgerova & Penkova Law Firm

 

Qualifications

  • Brussels, 2008 – training course “The Practical Use of the 1999 FIDIC Conditions of Contract & MDBs’ Harmonized Construction Contract – 2006 Edition”
  • Vienna, 2008 - training course “The Practical Management of Contract Claims and the Resolution of Disputes”
  • Since 2015 Mrs. Dyulgerova has been registered with the Unified Register of the Mediators at the Ministry of Justice
  • Dispute adjudicator at the FIDIC National List at BACEA

 

Areas of practice

Commercial and Company Law, Construction Law, Real Estate Matters, Insurance Law, Insolvency

 

Membership

  • Sofia Bar Association
  • Bulgarian Association for European Law
  • Remote Sensing Application Center – ReSAC

 

Publications

“About the Member-States Power to Choose Sanctions for Infringement of Customs Law and Compliance of Sanctions Provided for in Bulgarian Customs Act with the EU Law”, European Law Review journal, v. IV, 2012

 

Languages

English, Russian

 

Contacts

l_dyulgerova@law-dp.com

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Diana Milkova

Attorney-at-Law

Degrees

  • Master of Law, South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, Faculty of Law, 2009
  • Master of Public Administration, UNWE, 2007

 

Career

  • January 2010 – December 2010 – Legal Advisor at Novatel EOOD
  • April 2012 – August 2012 – Legal Advisor at Irrigation Systems EAD
  • August 2012 – Attorney-at-Law at Dyulgerova & Penkova Law Firm

 

Areas of practice

Commercial law, Corporate Law, Civil Law and Litigation, Real Estate Law, Employment Law, Administrative Law, Tax Law

 

Membership

Montana Bar Association

 

Languages

English

 

Contacts

dmilkova@law-dp.com

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Stanislava Ivanova

Attorney- at-law

Degrees

  • Master of Law, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Faculty of Law, 2008
  • International Relations, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Faculty of Law, 2008

 

Career

  • January 2009 – February 2010 - Legal Trainee at Dyulgerova & Penkova Law Firm
  • March 2010 – Attorney-at-Law at Dyulgerova & Penkova Law Firm

 

Qualifications

  • Cambridge First Certificate in English (FCE)
  • 2011- training course “Practical use of FIDIC Yellow Book – Plant and Design – Build Contract, 1st ED, 1999

 

Areas of practice

Civil Law and Litigation, Commercial law, Corporate Law, Real Estate Law, Administrative Law

 

Membership

Sofia Bar Association

 

Languages

English

 

Contacts

sivanova.@law-dp.com

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Yavor Tankov

Attorney-at-Law

Degree

Master of Laws, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Faculty of Law, 2017

 

Career
April 2015 – May 2017 – Legal Associate at SMTLegal, Attorneys and Legal Counsels

March 2018 – July 2019 – Legal Associate at Nenkov, Markova and Partners Law Firm

August 2019 – Attorney-at-law at Dyulgerova & Penkova Law Firm

 

Qualifications

2018 – Completed a training of young legal professionals on the matters regarding the Arbitration Court at the Court of Arbitration with the BCCI;

 

Areas of Practice

Commercial law, Civil Law and Litigation, Property Law, Employment Law, Administrative Law and Litigation

 

Membership

Sofia Bar Association

 

Languages

English, Spanish

 

Contacts

ytankov.@law-dp.com

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Mirela Manolova

Legal Counsel

Degrees

Master of Law, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Faculty of Law, 2018

 

Career

  • July 2015 – Legal Intern at the Ministry of Economy
  • March 2016 – Legal Intern at the Supreme Judicial Court
  • July 2016 – August 2017 – Legal Trainee at Private Enforcement Agent Milen Bazinski, Sofia District Court
  • October 2016 - June 2017 - Legal Intern at Sofia Regional Court under the Fulbright program 
  • October 2017 – December 2017 – Legal assistant at Dimitrov and Partners Law Firm
  • April 2019 - Legal Counsel at Dyulgerova & Penkova Law Firm

 

Areas of practice

Commercial law, Corporate Law, Employment Law, Real Estate Law

 

Languages

English

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Assen Dyulgerov

Consultant

Degrees

  • Master of Law, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”,
    Faculty of Law, 1986
  • Administrative Law and Process - post-graduate doctor’s course, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Faculty of Law, 1991
  • DAC Foundation Budapest and Columbia University, joint program, 1991
  • Certificate, American Jurisprudence Course for young lawyers
  • US Congress – Research Service, 1991
  • Certificate, Legislative Research Services and Drafting

 

Career

  • January 1991 – October 1995 – Chief counsellor, Legal Department, National Assembly
  • November 1995 – October 2003 – Secretary in Sofia Municipality
  • May 1992 – October 1994 – Deputy Director, Centre for Administration, Council of ministers
  • November 2003 – Attorney-at-Law

 

Membership

  • Sofia Bar Association
  • National Association Legal Initiative for Local Government (NALILG), Bulgaria

 

Other qualifications

  • Consultant and participant in Open Government Initiative of USAID (DPK Consulting US) – public procurement management and integrity, 2005 - 2007
  • Managing partner - National Consultant for Public Procurement Ltd., Sofia, 2007
  • Project management experience – technical aid contracts: legal assistance within the World Bank Project Implementation of Integrated Information System for Cadastre and Property registration (contract with the Agency for Geodesy, Mapping and Cadastre – 2007 and contract with Registry Agency – 2008);
  • Founder – National Institute for Public Procurement, 2008

 

Corruption in Public Procurement: Risks and Reform Policies, Sofia, Center for the Study of Democracy, 2007 (co-author)

Operational Manual for the Integrated Information System for the Cadastre and Property Registration: Title Deeds Registration, Sofia 2009

Energy and Good Governance: Problems and Possible Political Options. Sofia, Center for the Study of Democracy, 2010 (co-author)


Articles

  • Legislative Approach and Situational Management, IKO journal, 1990, No. 2
  • Consumerism and the Law, State and Law journal 1991, No. 12, pp. 3-12
  • Legislative Developments and Contradictions Based on "Public - Private" Concepts: US-Bulgarian Round Table, St. Konstantin and Elena, May 1991
  • Fair Competition and Reliability in Commercial Communication, Pravna Misal (Legal Studies) journal, 1992, No. 4, pp. 3-9
  • On the Legal Status of the Central Non-Ministerial Bodies, Administracia (Administration) journal, 1994, No 5, pp. 15-19
  • On the Discourse for Administrative Reform Strategy in the Republic of Bulgaria, Administracia (Administration) journal 1994, No. 8-9
  • Evolution of the Administrative Review of Unlawful Decisions of the Public Authorities, in: Constitution and Democratic Developments in Bulgaria (Research Conference carried out on 7/10/1995 in Sofia, National Convention Centre), issued by the National Assembly and Association “Constitutionalism and Democracy” 1996, pp. 93-109
  • Local Government – Is It Time for the “First Amendment”? In: The Constitution and State, Sofia, 2004, pp. 167-173
  • Goals, Scope and Impact of Directive 2004/23/ЕO, Yearbook ЕАТА Foundation, Sofia, 2006, pp. 9-13


Languages

English, Russian