Ivan Todorov, Ph. D.
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- Tel: +359 2 937 65 38
- Location: 27 Petar Parchevich Str. Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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Ivan Todorov is the managing partner of Georgiev, Todorov & Co Law Offices. In addition, he is the head of the Public Law Department at Plovdiv University “Paisiy Hilendarski” and a professor in administrative law at another university. He specialised in the University of South Carolina and later became an honorary citizen of Columbia, the capital of South Carolina. He also took part of a Program on the Revitalization of Central and East European Companies at The Association for Overseas Technical Scholarship (AOTS) in Tokyo, Japan.
Professor Todorov has a significant experience both in relation to theoretical and practical legal matters. He has led some of the most significant administrative procedures in Bulgaria and the lawsuits following them such as the privatization of the Bulgarian Maritime Fleet and the Bulgarian Telecommunication Company, the licensing of the second and the third GSM operators, the national licensing of Nova Television, the concessions of Varna Airport and Burgas Airport, the privatization of Boyana Film (the only Bulgarian film studio), complicated legal proceedings for Microsoft and Mitsui before the Commission on Protection of Competition, as well as many successful lawsuits abroad.
In addition, Prof. Todorov has been a national consultant in a working group of the United Nations (UN) for institutional and structural reforms in the judicial system in Bulgaria. He also participated as a member and rapporteur in the Commission for Drafting the Administrative Procedure Code, and as a national expert in the UN program for administrative modernisation of Central and Eastern Europe. For two mandates Prof. Todorov was a member of the board of directors of one of the largest law firms in Europe – Eversheds Sutherland.
He has a number of publications, including four monographs (one of which was also published by an American publishing house), a textbook in Administrative Law, with six revised editions co-authored with Professor Kino Lazarov, as well as multiple legal articles and opinions in Bulgarian newspapers and legal online platforms. Professor Todorov is also the founder of the Bulgarian Association for European Law and an honorary consul of Antigua and Barbuda in the Republic of Bulgaria.
In 2020 he received the prestigious award of the magazine Economic.bg and the largest employers’ organization – the Confederation of Employers and Industrialists in Bulgaria for “Mr. Economy” for his outstanding contribution to the development of the economy in Bulgaria and building a sustainable business in the last three decades.