Further Awards and Recognition for the PMP team

In a remarkable testament to our firm's dedication and high standards, this has been another year in which our team members achieve distinguished recognition across prestigious legal directories such as Chambers, Legal 500 and IFLR 1000. This ensemble of accolades and recognitions not only underscores the individual brilliance of our lawyers but also reflects our collective commitment to delivering unparalleled legal services. We celebrate these achievements as milestones in our continuous journey of excellence, innovation, and leadership in the legal domain.



Vladimir Penkov: Unparalleled Expertise and Leadership



Vladimir Penkov, our Chairman and Senior Partner, continues to set the benchmark for excellence. His designation as an "Expert Consultant" by IFLR 1000 in areas including Banking, Capital Markets, Energy, Restructuring and Insolvency, reflects his broad and deep influence and expertise across multiple sectors. Penkov's leadership has not only propelled our firm but has also guided our clients through the complexities of various industries, earning him accolades in Chambers for his work both in Europe and globally.

Nikolay Cvetanov: Foresight and Business Wise Approach

As Managing Partner, Nikolay Cvetanov's strategic foresight has been instrumental in our firm's achievements. Recognized by Legal 500 as a "Leading Individual" in Banking, Finance and Capital Markets, as well as in Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Cvetanov's expertise is a cornerstone of our firm's reputation and success. His "Highly Regarded" status in IFLR 1000 for Banking and Finance further underscores his profound impact on these critical sectors.



Ivan Markov: Depth of Expertise and Complexity



Ivan Markov's extensive recognition across Chambers (Europe and Global) and IFLR 1000 as a "Highly Regarded" lawyer in Banking, Capital Markets, M&A, and Project Finance, highlights his versatility and depth of expertise. Markov's contributions have been pivotal in strengthening our firm's capabilities and ensuring client success in various complex legal matters.



Other recognized members of the team



The firm is also proud of the achievements of our diverse team, including:



  • Milena Gaidarska has been recognized as "Highly Regarded" and among "Women Leaders" by IFLR 1000, and has received accolades in Chambers for her significant contributions in the Real Estate field, illustrating her broad expertise and leadership in the field.
  • Atanas Valov, being acclaimed for his expertise in both Dispute Resolution and Real Estate by Chambers, and as a "Rising Star Partner" by IFLR 1000, is known also for his dynamic approach to legal challenges and his forward-thinking strategy in Financial and Corporate law.
  • Roman Stoyanov is lauded as "Highly Regarded" in M&A by IFLR 1000, demonstrating his significant expertise and contribution to our firm’s M&A practice.
  • Asen Apostolov and Boris Lazarov, celebrated as "Notable Practitioners" in M&A by IFLR 1000, underscoring our firm's strategic prowess in complex transactions.
  • Rising stars Smilena Hrusanova and Ana Krusteva are recognized by Legal 500 for their outstanding work in EU law and Competition, as well as Intellectual Property, respectively showcasing our firm’s broad expertise across various legal disciplines.