Legal advisory in Bulgaria

Our fully fledged inhouse legal team is here to provide you with concise, business-oriented and tailored legal advisory in Bulgaria no matter to which sectors your company belongs to. The unique combination of our legal, tax and accounting expertise ensures an all-round care and effective solutions based on the best legal practices in Bulgaria. We are able to cover all your requirements both in standard operations and in large, demanding transactions covering various aspects of your business.

Corporate law in Bulgaria

Our experienced Bulgarian legal advisors are ready to support you with a wide selection of services and legal advisory in Bulgaria within the field of corporate law, ranging from initial support during incorporation to a comprehensive provision of all business transactions and changes during the lifetime of your company. Our legal services in the area of corporate law can cover:

  • Incorporation and sale of ready-made companies, provision of registered offices and support for secretarial services in Bulgaria
  • Full-range administration support and company liquidation
  • Distribution of the Shared Capital, increase and reduction
  • Provision of changes in the legal status of your company at the respective Bulgarian authorities
  • Agreements governing the relationships between related parties, shareholder agreements
  • Provision of legal support by negotiating with trading partners, including the preparation of the corresponding legal documentation
  • Corporate governance and management rules
  • Preparation of annual general meetings and other executive meetings

Real estate and development in Bulgaria

We are ready to provide services and legal advisory in Bulgaria related to real estate and construction, including representation in land- and construction proceedings. Our legal services can cover the following areas:

  • Services related to the acquisition, development, management and use of real estate and construction in Bulgaria
  • Security instruments related to real estate transactions
  • Legal, financial and tax due diligence of real estate projects
  • Establishment of third-party rights to property, energy and utilities
  • Renting and lease of residential and non-residential premises
  • Litigations and out-of-court negotiations
  • Provision of professional legal advice in construction, provision of legal real estate audits and preparation of legal opinions
  • Representation in land- and construction proceedings, also in the communication with the Bulgarian state authorities

Banking and finance in Bulgaria

Keeping up with the challenges of the banking and finance industry, not only in Bulgaria but anywhere in the world, is a demanding task mainly because of the high risks involved related to the legal area. To provide support to our clients also in this field, we have developed a wide range of services to cover:

  • Financing of real estates, projects and businesses in Bulgaria
  • Drafting and negotiating the financial documentation, including their legal review
  • Security instruments and other forms of guarantee
  • Loan agreements and syndicated loans, including consumer loans and trade financing

Intellectual property law in Bulgaria

The intellectual property law covers both local and global implications which cannot be handled without a deep understanding of all related regulations and procedures, thus making it a very complex area. Our well-experienced inhouse team of Bulgarian legal advisors is ready to support you by:

  • Representation before the Bulgarian statutory authorities and organizations
  • Drafting and negotiating the contracts that regulate the intellectual property law issues
  • Legal advisory services related to software development and provision
  • Matters related to copyrights, trademarks, patents and other intangible property rights
  • Representing the clients at court hearings and out-of-court negotiations in Bulgaria

Insolvency, restructuring and bankruptcy in Bulgaria

In case you are dealing with insolvency litigation, our qualified lawyers are here to support you in various matters, mitigate the potential risks and provide the most efficient solution for any specific case – fully in compliance with the legal requirements.

Our experienced team of Bulgarian legal advisers will guide you through the whole insolvency litigation procedure and represent you at administrative, civil and insolvency courts, including out-of-court negotiations, all while providing the required assistance by pre-insolvency negations. We are ready to investigate and design your solutions for insolvency restructuring, taking into consideration any special or custom conditions and cover all relevant possibilities. Furthermore, we can also provide complex support and assistance enacted by enforcement proceedings and debt recovery proceedings in Bulgaria.

Labour law and employment support in Bulgaria

We offer a comprehensive labour law support provided by our experienced team of Bulgarian legal experts, as an integral part of our HR administration and payroll services. Our team is ready to help you address the following matters related to employment relationship in Bulgaria:

  • Design and implementation of internal HR processes, development of guidelines, procedures and policies, preparation of standard set of templates
  • Preparation of employment contractual documentation, such as contracts and amendments, job descriptions, termination agreements, material responsibility agreements, liability for damage and others, in compliance with the legal requirements and best practices applicable in Bulgaria
  • Resolution of various matters related to employment, such as working time and shifts, termination of employment including mass layoff, working conditions, health and safety at work, annual leave, parental leave, employee benefits and other areas
  • Consultancy related to GDPR and personal data protection in Bulgaria

GDPR support and legal advisory in Bulgaria

Considering the high sanctions and the limited time that businesses have to ensure  all legal and technical aspects are covered, it is important to pick the right professional partner when it comes to personal data protection. Our well-matched team of legal and corporate advisors in Bulgaria are ready to help you identify how GDPR impacts your company and support you in the following areas:

  • Overall revision of the processing of your current personal data, including a follow-up analysis
  • Preparation of internal guidelines, working procedures and manuals, collecting employee consent for data processing
  • Analysis to see whether it is required to carry out impact assessment on the protection of personal data and any follow-up support in the process, as well as when dealing with a supervisor, with whom the results of the assessment should be consulted
  • Revision and adjustment of the appropriate contractual relationship with the persons involved in processing of personal data, including subscribers and other business partners
  • Other services according to your specific needs and requirements

Public tenders in Bulgaria

Our services and legal advisory in Bulgaria related to public tenders have been refined in order to meet your requirements regardless of the public procurement procedure implied by the awarding contract: open, restricted or negotiated procedures, as well as complex competitive dialogue procedures. Our Bulgarian legal advisers are ready to support you during the entire process of the public procurement of services, goods or works, by:

  • Providing advisory services within the whole procedure of public tenders in Bulgaria
  • Preparing the documentation on behalf of the customers
  • Representing the bidders in the procedure of public tenders in Bulgaria
  • Representing the bidders or customers before the courts and the Bulgarian state institutions

Other legal services we are ready to provide in Bulgaria

Commercial and civil law

Our services and legal advisory in Bulgaria can cover the preparation of contracts, commenting commercial and civil law contracts, provision of comprehensive legal advice in civil and commercial relations and preparation of legal opinions fully in compliance with the Bulgarian legal framework.

Administrative and tax law

We cover the areas of client representation, applying claims thereof in administrative and tax proceedings in Bulgaria, revision of contracts from the point of tax and administrative law, preparation of legal opinions, representing clients in proceedings on reviewing the lawfulness of decisions of the Bulgarian administrative bodies before the court.

Disputes and enforcement of receivables

Our services and legal advisory in Bulgaria cover the representation of clients before courts in proceedings related to Bulgarian civil, commercial, administrative and labour law matters, representing clients before arbitration courts, complex management and recovery of claims at pre-trial stage, in court proceedings, enforcement proceedings, bankruptcy and restructuring, provision of legal analysis in this matter.

Expert legal advisory in Bulgaria – and across the globe

Operating in over 50 locations, we offer seamless legal advisory in Bulgaria and also globally. Our empathetic experts connect company needs with optimal solutions, promoting business growth and success. With years of experience handling small to medium enterprises, but also complex cases for global corporations, our local teams guarantee thorough compliance and a deep understanding of the local market. We ensure precision and efficiency, tailored to each region’s specific needs. Reach out to discover how our legal advisory teams can support your business.

Choose Accace in Bulgaria

30-32′ Gen. E. I, bul. “General Eduard I. Totleben” fl. 2, 1606 Sofia, Bulgaria