Uncompromising Commitment to Quality of Service

Law Practice

We deliver a cost effective, solution-orientated and technically excellent legal service, which consistently exceeds clients' expectations.

We maintain a close working relationship with our clients, taking time to understand their particular objectives, which ultimately promotes effective communication and intelligent legal and business solutions.

  • Commercial and Corporate Law

    We are focused on Commercial and Corporate Law, which gives us sector focus and expertise.

    • Commercial agreements
    • Establishing and maintaining legal entities
    • Incorporation of companies
    • Consortia and Partnerships
    • Shareholder agreements
    • Equity investments
    • Mergers and Acquisitions
    • Partnerships and joint ventures 
    • Drafting of management contracts
    • Insolvency
    • Outsourcing
    • Corporate Due Diligence
  • Real Estate

    The firm has acquired а significant expertise in the acquisition, disposal, restructuring and re-financing of real estate portfolios covering properties for office, commercial, mixed or residential use. We provide legal support for the entire real estate 'life-cycle' from the acquisition, property development, leasing and financing through to the final stage.

    We provide the following services:

    • Due diligence of real estate 
    • Real estate development, land use and construction 
    • Negotiations 
    • Management of real estate transactions 
    • Tax efficient real estate structuring
    • Drafting of contracts for transfer of property rights 
    • Re-zoning 
    • Property finance and mortgages 
    • Consultations and Agreements with financial institutions

      Some of the Related Projects are:

      Cyprus Corporation


    • Due diligence of 150 plots 
    • Legal support of the whole process of the acquisition of 1 400 000 m2 
    • The value of the deal is over 40 000 000 Euros


      Atlas Real Estates – owned by аn Insurance Fund

    • Due diligence of properties,
    • Support of the whole process of their acquisition
    • Drafting of Memorandums of Understanding
    • Escrow agreements, preliminary agreements, notary deeds
    • Due diligence of 3 companies - owners of real estate
    • Due diligence of the real estate
    • Support of the whole process of the acquisition of the companies and their merging into one company
  • Construction and Engineering

    We assist at all levels of building projects including contract negotiations and management of conflicts which may arise. We assist developers, builders, advisors, contractors and other suppliers.

    • Advise on Major Projects
    • Handling Negotiations 
    • Supervision of Contracts and the associated Legal Documentation
    • Obtaining  Construction Permits
    • Arbitration and Litigation

    Some of the Related Projects are:

    Jumbo  EC.B.SLtd owned by Jumbo S.A.Greece

    • Legal services for their investment program
    • Due Diligence of the plots of interest for the construction of their shops 
    • Support of the whole process of acquisition of 5 plots in 4 cities
    • Assisting with Negotiations with Architects, Contractors and Authorities for the constructions of the shops (4 built and another 3 to follow in 2011) 
    • Investment is over 100 Million Euros so far

    Alpha Astika Akinita S.A., a member of the Alpha Bank Group of Companies

    • Due Diligence of a company and a plot owned by it
    • Consulting all the legal aspects arising during the Construction of the Head Office of Alpha Bank in Sofia, Bulgaria
    • Investment value over 30 Million Euros
  • Taxes

    Almost all commercial transactions have tax implications, and tax considerations are often affecting and dictating the form of a transaction.

    The Law Firm collaborates closely on all Tax Matters with the Accounting and Business Consulting Centre, in this way providing to the client a high level of a professional expertise, and a complex approach in the elaboration of a strategic tax planning.  

    • Advising on all aspects of Taxation Law
    • International Tax
    • VAT Registrations
    • Taxes and Excises
    • Corporate and Commercial Tax Planning
    • The Application of the Double Taxation Treaties
    • Assisting in Tax Audits
    • Tax investigation, Analyses and Litigation
    • Tax Appeals

    Practice: We provide a high quality tax consulting to clients requiring it. We also provide a general tax consultancy service and constructive tax solutions to all problems.

  • Banking & Finance

    “Theodora Ivanova & Partners” acts on behalf of borrowers and lenders in this increasingly complex field, thereby enabling us to be aware of issues arising at both ends of the negotiating table.  Our client base includes holding companies, investment funds and management companies. We provide extensive legal support for the entire spectrum of banking and finance related legal issues.

    • Project finance
    • Asset finance
    • Real Estate Finance
    • Restructuring and Insolvency
    • Securities and security sharing agreements
  • Business Intelligence

    • Market Analysis and Assessments
    • Corporate Analysis and Assessments
  • Intellectual Property

    • Trademarks and brand protection
    • National & EU registrations
    • Franchising, licensing & distribution
    • Protection of copyright, designs and other intellectual property
    • Dispute resolution in all IP rights

    Theodora Ivanova is a registered European Trade Mark and Design Attorney.

    We are representing the Greek Federation of Spirits Producers (SEAOP), the representative body of the Greek Spirits Industry, in relation with the legal protection against the infringements of the geographical indication Ouzo in Bulgaria.

  • Employment & Social Security

    Employment issues are central to an organization. It is not enough to know the law, but we must also be able to find solutions to sensitive situations.

    We strive to deliver to our client results, which are in line with their company culture and are commercially viable.

    • Labour and employment 
    • Social and health security
    • Health and safety matters 
    • Work and residence permits 
    • Income tax issues

    Practice

    We provide to our clients, confidential advice on the full range of employment issues. We are assisting not only international businesses (Jumbo) but medium and smaller enterprises to address local, international and cross-border employment issues.

  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution

    We handle a wide range of civil disputes and proceedings efficiently and seamlessly, and help our clients resolve their business disputes through arbitration, litigation or mediation.

Accounting

A complete accounting service of firms

Our highly professional attitude and skilled personnel enable us to offer to our clients integrated financial and accounting solutions contributing to the successful development of their business.

  • Accounting Services and Consultancy

    • Tax Consultations and Structuring
    • Financial Planning
    • VAT Registrations
    • Internal tax review and audit
    • Representation to the Bulgarian Tax Authorities by VAT and TAX audits and inspections  
    • Appliance of Double Taxation Treaties
    • Social and Health Insurance Consultations
    • Advice on the appropriate appliance of the  company’s Accounting Policy, according to the National Accounting Standards or the International Financial Reporting Standards
    • Annual Tax Returns
    • Reports to the National Statistic Centre, when required
    • Liaison with auditors and Audit support
  • Bookkeeping

    • Routine accountancy
    • Statements, licenses, certificates
    • Tax Returns
    • Provision of the daily documentation required by the Tax Administration, National Revenue Agency, National Statistics Centre, Bulgarian National Bank, etc.
    • Control and Monitoring of cash flows
    • Management of Bank Transactions
    • Asset Register Maintenance and Appliance of Depreciations 
    • Consolidated tables and reporting
    • Publication of financial statements on the Trade Register
  • Personnel and Pay-roll

    • Preparing and Maintaining Labour Records
    • Registrations and Notifications in the National Revenue Agency
    • Registrations and Notifications in National Social Security Institute
    • Pay-roll
    • Supervising the whole Process of Pay- Roll Administration
    • Payment Orders for Social and Health Insurances
    • Tax returns
    • Representation during the National Revenue Agency Inspections
    • Documents for retirement
    • Personnel Selection  
  • Assisting with the Offshore Company Formation and Support

     

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