Kalaidjiev & Georgiev is one of the leading law firms with proven merit and experience in legal advising of Bulgarian and foreign corporate clients and multinational companies including several of the largest investors in Bulgaria.
A number of international law directories outline the firm among the leading Bulgarian advisers providing legal services in the field areas of Banking and Finance, Securities, Foreign Investments, Corporate and Commercial, Real Estate – CHAMBERS GLOBAL, The World`s Leading Lawyers for Business, 2002-2003, 2004-2005; THE LEGAL 500, 2006. EUROPEAN LEGAL EXPERTS, A Legal Business Report, 2005 и 2006 ranks three of the Partners in the shortlist of leading Bulgarian experts in the field of Banking and Finance. IFRL 1000 The Guide to the World`s Leading Financial Law Firms, 2006 points out that the firm is renowned for its good reputation and qualified attorneys.
Banking and Finance has been key and essential for our business from the very beginning. A substantial part of our permanent clients are banks, including the largest bank in Bulgaria at present UniCredit Bulbank Jsc., ING Bank N.V.-Sofia Branch, Raiffeisenbank Bulgaria Jsc., NLB Bank Sofia Jsc., Aphabank Bulgaria Jsc., insurance companies, investment intermediaries, pension funds, former privatization funds (at present holding entities) and a number of listed companies.
We have been working with companies operating in very diverse lines of business, such as enterprises from representative industry sectors, Bulgarian and foreign investors in real estate and construction, along with media, publishers, advertising agencies.
Among our permanent clients we may indicate outstanding companies on the Bulgarian market of petrol, gas, petrol and gas products, such as two companies from Royal Dutch Shell Group – Shell Bulgaria Jsc. and Shell Gas Bulgaria Jsc. (currently Vitogaz Bulgaria Jsc.), the latter being our client since its incorporation in 1997 till today. Once Rubis Group has acquired in 2007 the gas trading business of Royal Dutch Shell in five European countries, including Bulgaria, we remained the permanent legal adviser of Vitogaz Bulgaria Jsc. We are pleased with such acknowledgement of our professional approach on the part of new business owners which often continue trusting Kalaidjiev & Georgiev Law Firm even following change of control in the companies.
We aim at rendering adequate and complete legal services to clients with quite various profiles. Consequently, we strive for the highest standards in most practice areas of law and offer a comprehensive set of services. We start with incorporation of companies and permanent legal advice and have a significant track record in litigation support in respect to court, arbitration, execution and administrative proceedings where our outstanding lawyers with profound practical experience defend clients in case of disputes.
We acknowledge the crucial importance of tax issues to any and all investment projects and day-to-day business solutions. Therefore, we have developed a reliable cooperation with a company of accountants, i.e. SKK Tais Ltd., and several of our clients, predominantly foreign entities and sometimes Bulgarian clients as well, have been using our complex legal, accountancy and tax services.
The Law Firm has correspondent offices in major cities and resorts in the country, such as Plovdiv, Varna, Smolian, Dobrich, etc.
English, German, Russian and Bulgarian are working languages.