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Dr. Peter Iliev, LL.M., Ph.D. (J.D.)

  • Founder and Managing Partner of Iliev & Partners Law Firm.
  • Attorney-at-law.
  • Lawyer of the Year Award Winner. The Distinction is the most prestigious Award of Excellence in the legal profession in Bulgaria. The Lawyer of the Year Award has been granted to Dr. Peter Iliev by Professor Dr. Ognian Gerdjikov who is a former Prime Minister of the Republic of Bulgaria and President of the Bulgarian Parliament and also one of the most respected and famous Bulgarian law professors and Chairman of the professional award jury of the National Justice Awards.
  • The first and only lawyer who has participated as a defense lawyer and legal representative in a court session of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Bulgaria.
  • Doctor of Law (Ph.D., J.D.).
  • University Senior Lecturer at the Law Faculty of Sofia University „St. Kliment Ohridski”.
  • Master’s Degree in Law (LL.M.) at the Law Faculty of Sofia University „St. Kliment Ohridski”. He graduated with the highest honours and highest distinction (100 %) as First in his class and received a distinction award (golden insignia) bestowed upon him by the Rector of the University in recognition of his highest academic achievements and excellence.
  • Legal scholar.
  • Member of research teams in academic projects on different legal topics and academic supervisor of legal research groups on scholarly projects supported by the Council of Europe and international organizations.
  • Lecturer and Presenter at more than thirty academic and scientific conferences and also Chairman and Moderator at a great number of business conferences focused on various legal and economic topics.
  • Author of two legal science books and more than sixty scholarly articles, academic studies and other publications on legal matters.
  • Chairman of the Canadian Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce.
  • Chairman of the Bulgarian Economic Chamber.
  • Chairman of the Caribbean Bulgarian Business Club.
  • Honorary Consul of Barbados and Head of the Consulate of Barbados in Bulgaria.
  • Member of the Association of Honorary Consuls in Bulgaria which is a member of the World Federation of Consuls (FICAC) – the most prestigious global organization of Consuls recognized by the United Nations.
  • Founder of Legamax Accounting – a leading and highly respected Bulgarian accounting company.

Dr. Peter Iliev is a lawyer, Founder and Managing Partner of Iliev and Partners Law Firm.

Dr. Peter Iliev is a Lawyer of the Year Award Winner. The Distinction is the most prestigious Award of Excellence in the legal profession in Bulgaria. The Lawyer of the Year Award has been granted to Dr. Peter Iliev by Professor Dr. Ognian Gerdjikov who is a former Prime Minister of the Republic of Bulgaria and President of the Bulgarian Parliament and also one of the most respected and famous Bulgarian law professors and a Chairman of the professional award jury. The National Justice Awards ceremony was attended by the most distinguished and eminent judges, prosecutors, members of the Constitutional Court, law firms, lawyers, notaries, mediators, professors, university lecturers, legal scholars, state authorities, media and journalists.

Dr. Peter Iliev is the Founder and Chairman of several well-respected and renowned business organizations – the Canadian Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce, Bulgarian Economic Chamber and Caribbean Bulgarian Business Club. Within those organizations he has been a team leader of many international projects on various legal and economic issues.

Dr. Peter Iliev is an Honorary Consul of Barbados and a Head of the Consulate of Barbados in Bulgaria. He is a member of the Association of Honorary Consuls in Bulgaria which is a member of the World Federation of Consuls (FICAC) – the most prestigious global organization of Consuls recognized by the United Nations.

He is a Doctor of Law and received his Ph.D. degree in Law from Sofia University „St. Kliment Ohridski”. He is an author of two books and more than thirty scientific publications (articles, studies, etc.) on different legal matters. He is also an author of more than thirty other publications on legal topics in periodicals and specialized business editions.

Dr. Peter Iliev is a Senior lecturer at the Law Faculty of Sofia University „St. Kliment Ohridski”. He teaches Constitutional Law and Organization of Human Rights Protection Institutions.

He has specialized in English Commercial Law and EU Law at the University of Buckingham, UK and has completed his specialization with honours and distinction. He has also specialized in American Business Law in New York, USA, where he has completed his specialization with honours and distinction too. He has also got specializations in „Jurisdiction”, „Public Administration” and „International Law and International Relations” completed with honours and distinction too.

Dr. Peter Iliev got his Master’s Degree in Law (LL.M.) at the Law Faculty of Sofia University „St. Kliment Ohridski”. He graduated with the highest honours and highest distinction (100 %) as First in his class and received a distinction award (golden insignia) bestowed upon him by the Rector of the University in recognition of his highest academic achievements and excellence.

He graduated with the highest honours and highest distinction (100 %) as First in his class from the First English Language Highschool in Sofia.

He has been a lecturer and presenter at more than thirty scientific conferences and has also been a chairman and moderator at a great number of business conferences focused on various legal and economic topics.

Dr. Peter Iliev is a legal scholar and a member of research teams in scholarly projects on different legal topics.

He was a Juror in the National Student Scientific Essay Competition, organized by the National Law Students’ Association ELSA – BULGARIA and a Jury member in a student scientific legal research project consisting of legal research essays and their presentation at a scientific conference, supported by the Law Faculty of Sofia University „St. Kliment Ohridski”.

Dr. Peter Iliev was the President of the Management Board of the National Law Students’ Association ELSA – BULGARIA – a member of the European Law Students’ Association ELSA INTERNATIONAL. ELSA INTERNATIONAL is the largest and most renowned law students’ organization in the world. In his capacity of a President of the Management Board of ELSA – BULGARIA he was a chairman, moderator, coordinator, lecturer and speaker at many international conferences, forums, events, projects and seminars in different spheres of law as well as an organizer of a visit of the representatives of the Court of Justice of the European Union in Sofia, and their presentations before Bulgarian law students and young lawyers.

Dr. Peter Iliev was an academic supervisor of the legal research group of the National Law Students’ Association ELSA – BULGARIA on a scientific project supported by the Council of Europe.

He is also the Founder of Legamax Accounting – a leading and highly respected Bulgarian accounting company.

The scientific interests and spheres of work of Dr. Peter Iliev are as follows: Company and Commercial Law; Mergers and Acquisitions; Constitutional Law; Legislative Process; Organization of Human Rights Protection Institutions; Protection of Human Rights; Real Estate and Construction Law; Energy law and Natural Resources; Life Sciences/Healthcare Sector; Banking Law and Finance; Capital Markets;  Tax Law; Public and Administrative Law; Public Procurement; Competition Law; Consumer Protection Law; Environmental law; Foreign Investment; Contract Law; Labor and Insurance Law; Intellectual Property Law; Public-Private Partnerships; Infrastructure Projects.

Dr. Peter Iliev speaks the following foreign languages: English, Spanish and Russian.

Doctoral degree (Ph.D.) and academic titles and ranks:

  • Doctor of Law (Ph.D., J.D.) (2012).
  • University Senior Lecturer at the Law Faculty of Sofia University „St. Kliment Ochridski” (2006 – currently).

Аwards of excellence and distinctions in education:

  • Dr. Peter Iliev got his Master’s Degree in Law (LL.M.) at the Law Faculty of Sofia University „St. Kliment Ohridski”. He graduated with the highest honours and highest distinction (100 %) as First in his class and received a distinction award (golden insignia) bestowed upon him by the Rector of the University in recognition of his highest academic achievements and excellence (2003).
  • He graduated with the highest honours and highest distinction (100 %) as First in his class from the First English Language Highschool in Sofia (1997).

Awards of excellence and distinctions in the legal profession:

  • Dr. Peter Iliev is a Lawyer of the Year Award Winner. The Distinction is the most prestigious Award of Excellence in the legal profession in Bulgaria. The Lawyer of the Year Award has been granted to Dr. Peter Iliev by Professor Dr. Ognian Gerdjikov who is a former Prime Minister of the Republic of Bulgaria and President of the Bulgarian Parliament and also one of the most respected and famous Bulgarian law professors and Chairman of the professional award jury. The National Justice Awards ceremony was attended by the most distinguished and eminent judges, prosecutors, members of the Constitutional Court, law firms, lawyers, notaries, mediators, professors, university lecturers, legal scholars, state authorities, media and journalists.

Law specializations completed with honours and distinction:

  • Specialization in English Commercial Law and EU Law at the University of Buckingham, UK completed with honours and distinction (2004).
  • Specialization in American Business Law in New York, USA completed with honours and distinction (2003).
  • Specializations in „Jurisdiction”, „Public Administration” and „International Law and International Relations” completed with honours and distinction (2003).

Additional academic courses in Law completed with honours and distinction:

  • American Business Law – Part II (2002).
  • American Business Law – Part I (2001).

International activity:

  • Honorary Consul of Barbados and Head of the Consulate of Barbados in Bulgaria.
  • Member of the Association of Honorary Consuls in Bulgaria which is a member of the World Federation of Consuls (FICAC) – the most prestigious global organization of Consuls recognized by the United Nations.
  • Chairman of the Canadian Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce (2014 – currently).
  • Chairman of the Bulgarian Economic Chamber (2015 – currently).
  • Chairman of the Caribbean Bulgarian Business Club (2014 – currently).
  • Member of the Management Board of the Bulgarian Jordanian Business Club (2019 – currently)
  • Deputy Chairman of the British Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce (2014 – 2017).

Professional experience (legal, academic, scientific and international activities):

  • Founder and Managing Partner of ILIEV AND PARTNERS Law Firm (2004 – currently).
  • Attorney-at-law and member of Sofia Bar Association (2004 – currently).
  • Dr. Peter Iliev is a Lawyer of the Year Award Winner. The Distinction is the most prestigious Award of Excellence in the legal profession in Bulgaria. The Lawyer of the Year Award has been granted to Dr. Peter Iliev by Professor Dr. Ognian Gerdjikov who is a former Prime Minister of the Republic of Bulgaria and President of the Bulgarian Parliament and also one of the most respected and famous Bulgarian law professors and Chairman of the professional award jury. The National Justice Awards ceremony was attended by the most distinguished and eminent judges, prosecutors, members of the Constitutional Court, law firms, lawyers, notaries, mediators, professors, university lecturers, legal scholars, state authorities, media and journalists.
  • The first and only lawyer who has participated as a defense lawyer and legal representative in a court session of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Bulgaria (2013).
  • Doctor of Law (Ph.D., J.D.) (2012).
  • University Senior Lecturer at the Law Faculty of Sofia University „St. Kliment Ohridski” (2006 – currently).
  • Member of the General Assembly of Sofia University „St. Kliment Ochridski” (2011 – 2016).
  • Member of the Election Organization Commission at Sofia University „St. Kliment Ochridski” (2011 – 2016).
  • Master’s Degree in Law (LL.M.) at the Law Faculty of Sofia University „St. Kliment Ohridski”. He graduated with the highest honours and highest distinction (100 %) as First in his class and received a distinction award (golden insignia) bestowed upon him by the Rector of the University in recognition of his highest academic achievements and excellence (2003).
  • Legal scholar.
  • Member of research teams in academic projects on different legal topics and academic supervisor of legal research groups on scholarly projects supported by the Council of Europe and international organizations.
  • Lecturer and Presenter at more than thirty academic and scientific conferences and also a Chairman and Moderator at a great number of business conferences focused on various legal and economic topics.
  • Author of two legal science books and more than sixty scholarly articles, academic studies and other publications on legal matters.
  • Honorary Consul of Barbados and Head of the Consulate of Barbados in Bulgaria.
  • Member of the Association of Honorary Consuls in Bulgaria which is a member of the World Federation of Consuls (FICAC) – the most prestigious global organization of Consuls recognized by the United Nations.
  • Chairman of the Canadian Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce (2014 – currently).
  • Chairman of the Bulgarian Economic Chamber (2015 – currently).
  • Chairman of Caribbean Bulgarian Business Club (2014 – currently).
  • Member of the Management Board of the Bulgarian Jordanian Business Club (2019 – currently).
  • Deputy Chairman of the British Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce (2014 – 2017).
  • Founder of Legamax Accounting – a leading and highly respected Bulgarian accounting company (2009 – currently).
  • Main speaker on legal matters at the 9th Real Estate and Investment Forum held in Sofia (2006).
  • President of the Management Board of the National Law Students’ Association ELSA – BULGARIA – a member of the European Law Students’ Association ELSA INTERNATIONAL (2002 – 2004). ELSA INTERNATIONAL is the largest and most renowned law students’ organization in the world. In his capacity as President of the Management Board of ELSA – BULGARIA he was a chairman, moderator, coordinator, lecturer and speaker at many international conferences, forums, events, projects and seminars in different spheres of law.
  • In his capacity as President of the Management Board of the National Law Students’ Association ELSA – BULGARIA he was the organizer and coordinator of the visit of the representatives of the Court of Justice of the European Union in Sofia, and their presentations before Bulgarian law students and young lawyers (2004).
  • President of the Supervisory Board of the National Law Students’ Association ELSA – BULGARIA (2004 – 2006).
  • Representative of the Republic of Bulgaria at the international peace conference in Cambridge, Great Britain, organized by the Council of Europe (1997).

Law books and scholarly monographs:                                                                                                                                          • Peter Iliev. The Legislative Process in the Republic of Bulgaria. ISBN 978-619-163-022-6, Sofia, Feneya Publishing House, 2013, first edition.

  • Peter Iliev, Stoyan Stavru. Public Property Rights – Constitutional and Property Law Aspects. ISBN 978-954-9499-06-3, Sofia, Feneya Publishing House, 2009, second amended and reworked edition.
  • Peter Iliev, Stoyan Stavru. Public Property Rights – Constitutional and Property Law Aspects. ISBN 978-954-9499-06-3, Sofia, Feneya Publishing House, 2007, first edition.

Academic articles and scholarly studies in legal journals and legal compendiums:                                    • Peter Iliev. Supreme judicial council – Structure, Members, Organization and Powers. – In: Constitutional Research 2016, 70 Years of Republic, ISBN 978-954-07-4556-5, Sofia, University Publishing House „St. Kliment Ohridski”, 2018, 98-125.

  • Peter Iliev. Judicial Power in the Configuration of Separation of Powers. – In: Constitutional Research 2014-2015, 25 Years of Democratic Transformation in the Republic of Bulgaria, ISBN 978-954-07-4298-4, Sofia, University Publishing House „St. Kliment Ohridski”, 2017, 395-417.
  • Peter Iliev. Ratification Powers of National Assembly and International Treaties in the Context of the Jurisprudence of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Bulgaria. – In: Constitutional Research 2014-2015, 25 Years of Democratic Transformation in the Republic of Bulgaria, ISBN 978-954-07-4298-4, Sofia, University Publishing House „St. Kliment Ohridski”, 2017, 134-143.
  • Peter Iliev. Legal Essence of the Resolutions of the National Assembly. – Obshtestvo i Pravo Legal Magazine, ISSN 0204-85-23, vol. 2/2015, Sofia, Edition of the Union of Lawyers in Bulgaria, 2015, 17-26.
  • Peter Iliev. On the Possible and Necessary Future Changes in the July Constitution of the Republic of Bulgaria in Connection with the Legislative Process. – In: Constitutional Research 2012-2013, Constitutional Protection of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms, ISBN 978-954-07-3786-7, Sofia, University Publishing House „St. Kliment Ohridski”, 2014, 461-510.
  • Peter Iliev. Bar Associations as Institutional Guarantees of Fundamental Rights. – In: Constitutional Research 2012-2013, Constitutional Protection of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms, ISBN 978-954-07-3786-7, Sofia, University Publishing House „St. Kliment Ohridski”, 2014, 275-305.
  • Peter Iliev. Constitutional Legal Aspects of Ownership in the Context of the Jurisprudence of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Bulgaria. – In: Constitutional Research 2012-2013, Constitutional Protection of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms, ISBN 978-954-07-3786-7, Sofia, University Publishing House „St. Kliment Ohridski”, 2014, 85-130.
  • Peter Iliev. Attendance of the Members of Parliament in Parliamentary Sessions and Commission Sessions. Sanctions for Absence. Quorum. Majority. Date and Time of Voting (Comparative Legal Aspects). – In: Constitutional Research 2010-2011, Twenty Years from the Adoption of the Fourth Bulgarian Constitution – Constitutional Consensus and Constitutional Conflicts, ISBN 978-954-07-3785-0, Sofia, University Publishing House „St. Kliment Ohridski”, 2014, 467-518.
  • Peter Iliev. The Delegated Legislation (Models of Distribution of Rule-Making Functions between Parliament and Government). – In: Constitutional Research 2010-2011 Twenty Years from the Adoption of the Fourth Bulgarian Constitution – Constitutional Consensus and Constitutional Conflicts, ISBN 978-954-07-3785-0, Sofia, University Publishing House „St. Kliment Ohridski”, 2014, 261-319.
  • Peter Iliev. Theory Regarding the Connection between the Law Making Factors and the Cognitive, Assessment and Will Elements of the Process Related to the Creation of Legal Rules vs. the Practice of the Bulgarian Legislative Deviations. – In: Constitutional Research 2010-2011 Twenty Years from the Adoption of the Fourth Bulgarian Constitution – Constitutional Consensus and Constitutional Conflicts, ISBN 978-954-07-3785-0, Sofia, University Publishing House „St. Kliment Ohridski”, 2014, 60-98.
  • Peter Iliev. Suggestions for Rationalization of the Bulgarian Model of Distribution of Rule Making Functions between the Parliament and the Government. – In: Theo Noster, Compendium in Memory of Chief Assistant Professor Teodor Piperkov, ISBN 978-954-07-3801-7, Sofia, University Publishing House „St. Kliment Ohridski”, 2014, 290-307.
  • Peter Iliev. Factors for Violating of the Competence and Types of Violations. Legal Means for Fixing the Consequences of Violations of the Competence. – Norma Legal Magazine, ISSN 1314-5126, vol. 7/2014, Sofia, Ciela Norma Publishing House, 2014, 70-78.
  • Peter Iliev. Suggestions for Modernizing of the Bulgarian Legislative Process. – Pravna Misal Legal Magazine, ISSN 1310-7348, vol. 4/2014, Sofia, Institute of State and Law at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2014, 3-19.
  • Peter Iliev. Differentiation between the Functions of the Federation and the Subjects of the Federation. – Savremenno Pravo Legal Magazine, ISSN 0861-18-15, vol. 3/2014, Sofia, Edition of the Law Faculty of Sofia University „St. Kliment Ohridski”, Sibi Publishing House, 2014, 25-35
  • Peter Iliev. Public Law Essence of the Competence of the State Authorities. – Obshtestvo i Pravo Legal Magazine, ISSN 0204-85-23, vol. 5/2014, Sofia, Edition of the Union of Lawyers in Bulgaria, 2014, 58-77.
  • Peter Iliev. Constitutional Foundations of the Economic System and Ownership according to the Tarnovo Constitution. – In: Compendium 135 years from the Adoption of the Tarnovo Constitution, ISBN 978-954-730-891-6, in connection with the scientific conference, dedicated to the 135th anniversary from the adoption of the Tarnovo Constitution, organized by the National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria, Sofia University „St. Kliment Ohridski”, Veliko Tarnovo University „St. Cyril and Methodius” (15.04.2014). Sofia, Sibi Publishing House, 2014, 312-320.
  • Peter Iliev. Relations and Differentiation between Functions, Subjects of Influence and Powers of the State Authorities. – Yuridicheski Sviat Legal Magazine, ISSN 1311-3488, vol. 1/2014, Sofia, Sibi Publishing House, 2014, 94-115.
  • Peter Iliev. On the Practical Aspects of the Dynamics of the State Authorities’ Competence. – Norma Legal Magazine, ISSN 1314-5126, vol. 3/2014, Sofia, Ciela Norma Publishing House, 2014, 41-54.
  • Peter Iliev. Factors, Principles, Sources and Means for Determining the Competence of the State Authorities. – Pravna Misal Legal Magazine, ISSN 1310-7348, vol. 4/2013, Sofia, Institute of State and Law at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 2013, 3-23.
  • Peter Iliev. On the Public Law Practice for the Application of the Instruments for Distribution of Competences. – Norma Legal Magazine, ISSN 1314-5126, vol. 11/2013, Sofia, Ciela Norma Publishing House, 2013, 95-110.
  • Peter Iliev. Powers of the National Assembly in the Sphere of Defense. – Obshtestvo i Pravo Legal Magazine, ISSN 0204-85-23, vol. 8/2013, Sofia, Edition of the Union of Lawyers in Bulgaria, Feneya Publishing House, 2013, 29-45.
  • Peter Iliev. Freedom of Religion and Religious Institutions in the Constitutional Legal Theory and in the Jurisprudence of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Bulgaria. – Norma Legal Magazine, ISSN 1314-5126, vol. 8/2013, Sofia, Ciela Norma Publishing House, 2013, 72-85.
  • Peter Iliev. Distribution of the Rule Making Functions between the Parliament and Government. Delegated Legislation – Comparative Legal and Theoretical Aspects. – In: Roman and Contemporary Public Law, ISBN 978-954-07-3477-4, Sofia, University Publishing House „St. Kliment Ohridski”, 2013, 460-476.
  • Peter Iliev. Phases of the Pre-Parliamentary Legislative Process. – Savremenno Pravo Legal Magazine, ISSN 0861-18-15, vol 3/2013, Sofia, Edition of the Law Faculty of Sofia University „St. Kliment Ohridski”, Sibi Publishing House, 2013, 7-25.
  • Peter Iliev. The Configuration of Rule-Making Powers between the Parliament and the Government. Delegated Legislation. – En: Revista General de Derecho Romano, ISSN 1697-3046, № 20/2013, España.
  • Peter Iliev, Stoyan Stavru. Property Right Relations in the Construction of Water Power Plants”. – Sobstvenost i Pravo Legal Magazine, ISSN 1312-9473, vol. 5/2012, Sofia, Trud i Pravo Publishing House, 2012, Attachment, 1-24.
  • Peter Iliev. On Certain Theoretical, Practical and Comparative Legal Aspects of the Legislative Initiative. – In: Legal Compendium National and European Dimensions of the Contemporary Constitutionalism, vol. 2, ISBN 978-954-07-3073-8, Sofia, University Publishing House „St. Kliment Ohridski”, 2010, 149-187.
  • Peter Iliev. The Promulgation in the Bulgarian Legislative Process. – In: Legal Compendium National and European Dimensions of the Contemporary Constitutionalism, vol. 1, ISBN 978-954-07-3048-6, Sofia, University Publishing House „St. Kliment Ohridski”, 2010, 113-131.
  • Peter Iliev. The Efficiency of Legislative Process from the View Point of the Scientific Theory of Organization of Work. – In: Legal Compendium 130 years of Bulgarian Constitutionalism – Problems and Trends, vol. 2, ISBN 978-954-07-2851-3, Sofia, University Publishing House „St. Kliment Ohridski”, 2009, 125-144.
  • Peter Iliev. Constitutional Legal Foundations of the Economic System and Ownership in the Different Stages of the Development of the Bulgarian Constitutionalism. – In: Legal Compendium: 130 years of Bulgarian Constitutionalism – Problems and Trends, vol. 1, ISBN 978-954-07-28-45-2, Sofia, University Publishing House „St. Kliment Ohridski”, 2009, 97-148.
  • Peter Iliev. Legal Framework of the Energy Sector in Bulgaria. – In: Legal Compendium „Legal Guide”, Investment Agency at the Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism, Sofia, edition 2009, edition 2010, edition 2011, edition 2012, edition 2013, edition 2014.
  • Peter Iliev. Legal Framework of the Audio-Visual Sector in Bulgaria” – In: Legal Compendium „Legal Guide”, Investment Agency at the Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism, Sofia, edition 2009, edition 2010, edition 2011, edition 2012, edition 2013, edition 2014

Participation and delivering lectures and presentations at academic and scientific conferences:

  • Scientific conference „The Bulgarian Constitutionalism put to the test again“ in honor of the 26th anniversary of the adoption of the Constitution of the Republic of Bulgaria. (Sofia, 12 July 2017).
  • Scientific conference, dedicated to the 230th anniversary of the Constitution of the United States of America (Sofia, 4 July 2017).
  • Scientific conference „Legal Norms and Legal Principles“, organized with the support of the Law Faculty of Sofia University „St. Kliment Ohridski” (Sofia, 15 May 2017).
  • International scientific conference “Global Constitutionalism and its Challenges to the Westphalian Constitutional Law“, organized by the Law Faculty of Sofia University „St. Kliment Ohridski” and the European Academy of Legal Theory (Brussels, Belgium) (Sofia, 7 April 2017).
  • Erasmus week of legal science, organized by the Law Faculty of Sofia University „St. Kliment Ohridski” (Sofia, 4-6 April 2017). Series of public lectures of leading European lawyers from Erasmus programme partner universities. “Discourses on Legal Tradition and Constitutional Identity” (4 April 2017). “Supranational Constitutionalism and its Challenges to Democracy” (5 April 2017). “Contemporary Problems of Comparative Federalism” (6 April 2017).
  • Scientific conference „Freedom of expression. Protection of Journalistic Sources. Sources and Right to Information“, organized by the National Law Students’ Association „ELSA Bulgaria“. Scientific report on „Factors Influencing Freedom of Expression“. (Sofia, 28 May 2016).
  • Public lecture on „Globalism and Constitutional Rights“ at a conference organized by law students and with the support of the Law Faculty of Sofia University „St. Kliment Ohridski” in honor of the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the Constitution of the Republic of Bulgaria from the 12th of July, 1991 (Sofia, 16 April 2016).
  • Scientific conference „The Constitutional Reform: Time for Change“ in honor of the 23rd anniversary of the adoption of the Constitution of the Republic of Bulgaria from the 12th of July, 1991. Scientific report on „Rationalization of the Organization and Work of the Supreme Judicial Council”. (Sofia, 12 July 2014).
  • Scientific conference, dedicated to the 135th anniversary of the Tarnovo Constitution, organized by the National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria, Sofia University „St. Kliment Ohridski”, Veliko Tarnovo University „St. Cyril and St. Methodius”. Scientific report on „Constitutional Foundations of the Economic System and Ownership according to the Tarnovo Constitution”. (Sofia, 15 April 2014).
  • Scientific conference „The Bulgarian Constitutionalism”, organized by the Law Faculty of Sofia University „St. Kliment Ohridski” and „Constitutionalism and Democracy” Association. Scientific report on „The Promulgation in the Bulgarian Legislative Process – General Theoretical and Practical Aspects “. (Sofia, 12 July 2013).
  • Scientific conference „1700 years from the Edict of Milan – the Beginning of the Religious Freedom and Tolerance”, organized by the Law Faculty of Sofia University „St. Kliment Ohridski”. Scientific report on „Freedom of Religion and Religious Institutions in the Constitutional Legal Theory and in the Jurisprudence of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Bulgaria”. (Sofia, 11 June 2013).
  • International scientific conference, organized by the „Rotterdam Law Network“, attended by lecturers from numerous European law faculties. Participating in the organization of the conference and presenting of a scientific report on „The Legal Education in Bulgaria”. (Sofia, 19 April 2013).
  • Scientific conference „The Birth of the Bulgarian Constitutionalism“, dedicated to 134th anniversary of the creation of the Tarnovo Constitution. Scientific report on „The Legislative Process under the Tarnovo Constitution”. (Sofia, 16 April 2013).
  • Scientific conference, dedicated to 120th anniversary of the Law Faculty of Sofia University „St. Kliment Ochridski”. Participating in the organization of the conference and presenting of a scientific report. (Sofia, 2 November 2012).
  • Scientific conference „Constitutional Guarantees and Mechanisms for the Protection of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms”. Scientific report on „Bar Associations as Institutional Guarantees of the Fundamental Rights”. (Sofia, 3 December 2012).
  • Scientific conference „Social Functions and Legal Nature of the Fundamental Rights and Freedoms”. Scientific report on „Constitutional Legal Aspects of Ownership in the Context of the Jurisprudence of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Bulgaria”. (Sofia, 29 November 2012).
  • Scientific conference, dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the birth of prof. Boris Spasov, organized by the Union of Lawyers in Bulgaria and the Law Faculty of Sofia University „St. Kliment Ochridski”. (Sofia, 22 November 2012).
  • Scientific conference „Effective Application of the Legislation in the Sphere of Public Procurement”, organized by Vratsa administration. Moderator of the conference and presenting of a scientific report on „The Changes in the Public Procurement Act in 2012”. (Vratsa, 12 June 2012).
  • International scientific conference „Roman and Contemporary Public Law”. Scientific report on „Distribution of the Rule-Making Functions between the Parliament and the Government. Delegated Legislation – Comparative Legal and Theoretical Aspects”. (Sofia, 21 May 2012).
  • Scientific conference „Constitutionalism and Democracy during the Third Bulgarian State”. Scientific report on „Delegation of Legislative Powers from the Parliament to the Government during the Third Bulgarian State”. (Sofia, April 2012).
  • International scientific conference „Classical and Contemporary Trends in the Development of the Constitutional Control” dedicated to the the 20th anniversary of the creation of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Bulgaria, organized by the Constitutional Court of Republic of Bulgaria. (Sofia, 2011).
  • Scientific conference in honor of the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Constitution of the Republic of Bulgaria and the creation of the Bulgarian Constitutional Court, organized by Union of Lawyers in Bulgaria, „Open Society” Institute – Sofia and the Union of the Retired Constitutional Judges. (Sofia, 2011).
  • Scientific conference „Constitutionalism and Democracy” in honor of the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Constitution of the Republic of Bulgaria from the 12th of July, 1991. (Sofia, 2011).
  • Scientific conference „European Dimensions of the Contemporary Constitutionalism”. Scientific report on „Theoretical, Practical and Comparative Aspects of the Legislative Initiative”. (Sofia, 2009).
  • Scientific conference „National Dimensions of the Contemporary Constitutionalism”. Scientific report on „The Promulgation in the Bulgarian Legislative Process”. (Borovets, 2009).
  • Scientific conference „Law and Morality”. Scientific report. (Sofia, 2009).
  • Scientific conference „130 years of Bulgarian Constitutionalism – Contemporary Trends”. Scientific report on „The Efficiency in the Legislative Process from the View Point of the Scientific Theory of the Organization of Work”. (Sofia, 2008).
  • Scientific conference „130 years of Bulgarian Constitutionalism – Classical Problems”. Scientific report on „Constitutional Foundations of the Economic System and Property in the Different Stages of the Development of the Bulgarian Constitutionalism”. (Sveti Vlas, 2008).
  • Scientific conference „Organization and Work of the Court of Justice of the European Union”. Scientific report on „Powers of the Court of Justice of the European Union”. (Sofia, 2004).
  • Scientific conference „Legal Framework, Theory and Practice of Public Procurement and Public-Private Partnership”. Scientific report on „Models of Public-Private Partnerships – Theoretical and Comparative Legal Aspects”. (Sofia, 2004).

Participation as a team member in scholarly legal research projects:

  • Team leader of international scholarly research project on „Legal Models for Improvement of Public Procurement Procedures“ supported by the Canadian Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce (2017).
  • Team leader of international scholarly research project on „Legal Instruments for Protection of Investment Activity“ supported by the Canadian Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce (2017).
  • Team leader of international scholarly research project on „Guarantees for Equal Legal Conditions for Business Activity and the Rule of Law“ supported by the Canadian Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce (2017).
  • Academic supervisor of the legal research group of the National Law Students’ Association „ELSA – BULGARIA “ – the Bulgarian branch of the European Law Students’ Association „ELSA INTERNATIONAL“ on a scholarly project called “Freedom of Expression: Protection of Journalistic Sources” supported by the Council of Europe (2015 – 2016).
  • Team leader of international scholarly research project on „Models and Good Practices in the Sphere of Public-Private Partnerships“ supported by the Canadian Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce (2016).
  • Team leader of international scholarly research project on „Improvement of Rule-Making Activities of State Authorities in the Sphere of Regulation of Business” supported by the Canadian Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce (2015).
  • Team leader of international scholarly research project on „Sustainable Legal Models for Improvement of the Organization and Activity of State Regulators“ supported by the Canadian Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce (2014).
  • Member of the scholarly team in the faculty scholarly research project „Constitutional Legal Defense of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms”, supported by Sofia University „St. Kilment Ohridski” (2012).
  • Member of the scholarly team in the faculty scholarly research project „National and European Dimensions of the Contemporary Constitutionalism”, supported by Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” (2009).
  • Member of the scholarly team in the faculty scholarly research project „130 years Bulgarian Constitutionalism – Problems and Trends”, supported by Sofia University “St. Kilment Ohridski” (2008).

Participation as a member of assessment committees (juries) in scholarly legal research projects:

  • Juror in the National Law Students’ Scholarly Essay Competition on “The New Stage of Development in Personal Data Protection”, organized by the National Law Students’ Association „ELSA – BULGARIA “ – the Bulgarian branch of the European Law Students’ Association „ELSA INTERNATIONAL” (Sofia, 30 May 2018).
  • Jury member in a law students’ scholarly legal research project consisting of student legal research essays and their presentation at a scientific conference. The project and the conference were supported by the Law Faculty of Sofia University „St. Kliment Ohridski” (Sofia, 13 May 2017).

Publications on legal topics in periodicals and specialized business editions:

  • Peter Iliev. License Regimes in the Еnergy Sector. Sofia, 2009.
  • Peter Iliev. Operative Management of the Electricity System. Sofia, 2009.
  • Peter Iliev. Regimes of Granting Permits for the Construction of Water Power Plants. Sofia, 2009.
  • Peter Iliev. Transactions with Electricity at Freely Contracted Prices. Sofia, 2009.
  • Peter Iliev. Transactions with Natural Gas. Sofia, 2009.
  • Peter Iliev. Property Rights in the Energy Sector. Sofia, 2009.
  • Peter Iliev. Technical Passports of Buildings. Sofia, 2009.
  • Peter Iliev. Commissioning of Buildings in Exploitation. Sofia, 2008.
  • Peter Iliev. Deeds Related to the Completion Stages of the Construction Process. Sofia, 2008.
  • Peter Iliev. Insurance in Project Design and Construction Process. Sofia, 2008.
  • Peter Iliev. Public Procurement through the Procedure of Competitive Dialogue. Sofia, 2008.
  • Peter Iliev. Scope and Contents of the Investment Projects. Sofia, 2008.
  • Peter Iliev. Legal Regime of VAT for Transferring of a Commercial Enterprise. Sofia, 2008.
  • Peter Iliev. Legal Grounds for Changing Detailed Zoning Plans. Sofia, 2008.
  • Peter Iliev. Constitutional Aspects of Property. Sofia, 2008.
  • Peter Iliev. Legal Regime of the Complex Licenses. Sofia, 2007.
  • Peter Iliev. Legal Framework of Bio-fuels – European and National Aspects. Sofia, 2007.
  • Peter Iliev. Legal regime of VAT for Real Estate Property Transactions and Building Rights according to the New VAT Act. Sofia, 2007.
  • Peter Iliev. The New General Zoning Plan of Sofia. Sofia, 2007.
  • Peter Iliev. Legal Regimes of the Offshore Companies. Sofia, 2007.
  • Peter Iliev. Political Representation. Sofia, 2006.
  • Peter Iliev. The New Constitutional Amendments – More Questions than Answers. Sofia, 2006.
  • Peter Iliev. National Sovereignty vs. Military Bases. Sofia, 2006.
  • Peter Iliev. The New Legal Aspects of VAT in Property Transactions and Building Rights. Sofia, 2006.

Participation and delivering lectures and presentations at specialized international conferences, meetings and other events:

  • Work meeting with Her Excellency Mrs. Lourdes Gisela Antonia Victoria-Kruse, Ambassador of the Dominican Republic to Austria, Slovakia and the Republic of Bulgaria (Sofia, 31 January 2020).
  • Partcipation in а meeting of the World Federation of Consuls (FICAC). The program of the meeting included the 3rd FICAC Central and Eastern Europe Regional Forum attended by approximately 100 Honorary Consuls from 36 countries, Ambassadors, Ministers and other representatives of diplomacy and business from all over the world. The main topic of the Forum was focused on Central and Eastern Europe and the role of Honorary Consuls and diplomacy in improving the business climate in the region. The organizers of the meeting were the World Federation of Consuls (FICAC) and the Association of Honorary Consuls in Bulgaria (Sofia, 13-15 June, 2019).
  • Participation in а meeting with Her Excellency Ms. Pooja Kapur, Ambassador of India to the Republic of Bulgaria. The meeting was organized by the Association of the Honorary Consuls in Bulgaria and was attended by Honorary consuls of different countries (Sofia, 25 April 2019).
  • Participation in а meeting with His Excellency Mr. Eric Seth Rubin, Ambassador of the United States of America to the Republic of Bulgaria. The meeting was organized by the Association of the Honorary Consuls in Bulgaria and was attended by Honorary consuls of different countries (Sofia, 26 March 2019).
  • Participation in the meeting with the Deputy Prime Minister of Bulgaria Mr. Tomislav Donchev and the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria Mr. Georg Georgiev. The meeting was organized by the Association of the Honorary Consuls in Bulgaria and was attended by Honorary consuls of different countries (Sofia, 23 October 2018).
  • International conference „Canada – Bulgaria: Economic Partnership for More Business Opportunities“, organized by the Canada Bulgaria Business Network and supported by the Embassy of Canada for Romania, Bulgaria and the Republic of Moldova and the Canadian Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce. Report on „The Role and Effects of the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA)”. (Plovdiv, 5 December 2018).
  • International conference „European Competition Day“, organized by the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, with the participation of the European Commissioner for Competition and representatives of competition protection authorities of EU member states (Sofia, 31 May 2018).
  • International business conference, organized by the Bilateral Chamber of Commerce Bulgaria-Romania, with the participation of the Ambassador of the Republic of Romania (Sofia, 29 January 2014).
  • International business conference, dedicated to energy sector in the Republic of Bulgaria, organized by the British Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and held at the Residence of the British Ambassador (Sofia, 4 June 2013).
  • International business conference, dedicated to the economic and legal problems of the business, organized by the British Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce (Sofia, 21 May 2013).
  • International business conference, dedicated to the problems of the foreign investors in Bulgaria, organized by the British Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce held and at the Residence of the British Ambassador (Sofia, 5 March 2013).
  • International business conference, dedicated to problems and possibilities in the strategic sectors of the Bulgarian economy, organized by the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria and held at the residence of the Italian Ambassador (Sofia, 28 January 2013).
  • Business conference „The New Changes in the Tax Legislation” (Sofia, 2008).
  • Business conference „The Modern Problems of the Construction and Investment Process and the Construction Legislation. Negotiations between the Parties in the Construction Process. Regime of Public Procurement in the Construction Sector (Sofia, 2008).
  • International business conference „Bio-fuels” (Sofia, 2007).

Areas of legal practice and spheres of academic and scientific interests:

  • Company and Commercial Law.
  • Mergers and Acquisitions.
  • Real estate and Construction Law.
  • Energy Law and Natural Resources.
  • Life sciences/Healthcare sector.
  • Banking Law and Finance.
  • Capital Markets.
  • Tax Law.
  • Public and Administrative Law.
  • Public Procurement.
  • Competition Law.
  • Consumer Protection Law.
  • Environmental Law.
  • Foreign Investment.
  • Law of Obligations.
  • Labor and Social Security Law.
  • Intellectual Property Law.
  • Public-Private Partnerships.
  • Infrastructure Projects.
  • Constitutional Law.
  • Legislative Process.
  • Organization of Human Rights Institutions.
  • Protection of Human Rights.

Foreign Languages:

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Russian

Stoyan Nikolov

• Attorney-at-law
• Partner at Iliev & Partners Law Firm

Education:

• Higher education in Law at the Law Faculty of Sofia University „St. Kliment Ohridski”. Master’s degree in Law (LL.M.) Specializations in Jurisdiction, Public Administration and International Law and International Relations.

Professional experience:

• Iliev & Partners Law Firm

Areas of legal practice:

  • Company and Commercial Law.
  • Mergers and Acquisitions.
  • Real estate and Construction Law.
  • Energy Law and Natural Resources.
  • Life sciences/Healthcare sector.
  • Banking Law and Finance.
  • Capital Markets.
  • Tax Law.
  • Public and Administrative Law.
  • Public Procurement.
  • Competition Law.
  • Consumer Protection Law.
  • Environmental Law.
  • Foreign Investment.
  • Law of Obligations.
  • Labor and Social Security Law.
  • Intellectual Property Law.
  • Public-Private Partnerships.
  • Infrastructure Projects.

Foreign languages:

  • English
  • German
  • Russian

Tsvetomir Tsvetkov

  • Attorney-at-law at Iliev & Partners Law Firm

Education:

  • Higher education in Law at the Law Faculty of Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”. Master’s degree in Law (LL.M.). Graduation with distinction and honours.

Courses completed:

  • Course in Legal English (2017)

Professional experience:

  • Iliev & Partners Law Firm (2019 – currently)
  • Unique Estates Real Estate Agency (2017 – 2018)
  • Manchev & Ratkov Law Firm (2015 – 2017)

Practice areas:

  • Corporate and Commercial Law;
  • Real Estate Law and Construction;
  • Administrative Law;
  • Public Procurement;
  • Competition Law;
  • Contract Law;
  • Civil and Commercial Litigation

Foreign languages:

  • English

 

Elena Georgieva

  • Chief accountant, Financial analyst, Master of Accounting & Control

Education:

  • Higher education in Accounting and Control at the International Higher Business School. She graduated with honors her higher education in Accounting and Control (2005 -2009).

Professional experience:

  • Iliev & Partners Law Firm (2009 – currently)
  • Chief Accountant at Legamax Accounting (2009 – currently)
  • Bulmedia AD (2009 – 2010 )
  • Sofconsulting AD (2006 – 2008 )

Spheres of expertise:

  • Accounting, Financial analysis, Finance

Foreign languages:

  • English
  • Russian

Anna Tomova

  • Accountant, Master of Accounting & Control

Education:

  • Higher education in Accounting and Control at the Finance & Accounting Faculty at the University of National and World Economy – Sofia. Master’s degree in Accounting and Control. She graduated with honors her higher education in Accounting and Control (2003 – 2008).

Professional experience:

  • Iliev & Partners Law Firm (2012  – currently)
  • Accountant at Legamax Accounting (2012 – currently)

Spheres of expertise:

  • Accounting, Finance

Foreign languages:

  • English

Teodora Mutafchiyska

  • Accountant, Bachelor of Economics

Education:

  • Bachelor of Economics, University of National and World Economy in Sofia

Professional experience:

  • Iliev & Partners Law Firm (2017  – currently)
  • Accountant at Legamax Accounting (2017 г. – currently)
  • Accountant at an accounting company (2007 – 2016)

Spheres of expertise:

  • Accounting, Finance

Foreign languages:

  • English

Rayna Petrova

  • Accountant, Master of Finance and Credit

Education:

  • Master’s degree in Finance and Credit, University of National and World Economy in Sofia

Professional experience:

  • Iliev & Partners Law Firm (2015  – currently)
  • Accountant at „Legamax Accounting“ (2015 г. – currently)
  • Accountant (1981 – currently)

Spheres of expertise:

  • Accounting, Finance

Foreign languages:

  • English
  • Russian

Katya Ilieva

  • Administrative Director
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