Nikolay Lazarov

Managing Partner

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Nikolay Lazarov became part of the team of Georgiev, Todorov & Co. Law Offices in 2007. Since July 2022, he is the Managing Partner of the law firm.

He has graduated Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” in 2005. Prior to joining the law firm, he specialized in arbitration and alternative Dispute Resolution at the Arbitration court at the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI). He has a special interest in the state and local authority affairs, competition law, public-private partnerships and private financial initiatives. He was an assistant in “Administrative Law and Administrative Procedure” and “Fundamentals of Law” at the University of National and World Economy (UNWE) and a judicial assistant at the Supreme Administrative Court.

Nikolay’s experience includes litigation, preparation of draft regulations (ordinances for the Sofia Municipal Council), drafting legal opinions and consultations. He also has experience in consulting related to construction and spatial planning, litigation cases under the Public Procurement Act (PPA), as well as matters related to the granting of concessions. He also focuses on energy law and natural resources.

Over the years he has been representing major companies in the acquisition of concession rights under the Underground National Resources Act and environmental impact assessments under the Environmental Protection Act, including key clients from the energy and natural resources sector – Dundee Precious Metals, Kaolin, etc.

Lazarov successfully protects the rights of clients from the public sector as well – Bulgarian Chamber of Private Bailiffs in a high profile case against the Council of Ministers and Commission for Protection against Discrimination in a case before the Supreme Administrative Court in relation to the Rules for the structure and activity of the CPD, which was criticised in its entirety by the Supreme Administrative Prosecutor’s Office. He also represents clients in the private sector in administrative, commercial and competition law cases – Asarel Medet (the first and largest mining company in Bulgaria); Aurubis Bulgaria (the leading cooper producer and the second largest business entity in the country); Balkam Group (a coffee market leader in Bulgaria); etc.

Due to his expertise knowledge in the energy sector, and his strong litigation skills, as well as the complexity of the dispute, he leads the case for the business activity of 47 separate renewable producers against the Energy and Water Regulatory Commission for payment of damages in the form of a lost income, caused by unlawful acts of the administrative body.

He speaks fluently English and Russian.

Nikolay Lazarov is recommended for three consecutive years by the international legal directory Legal 500 in the Energy and Natural Resources field in Bulgaria.


Nikolay Lazarov

Nikolay Lazarov

Managing Partner
Ivan Todorov, Ph. D.

Ivan Todorov, Ph. D.

Founder and Senior Partner
Valentin Georgiev

Valentin Georgiev

Senior Partner
Arno Mamasyan

Arno Mamasyan

Senior Partner
Alexander Pachamanov

Alexander Pachamanov

Senior Partner
Miglena Peneva

Miglena Peneva

Senior Partner
Georgi Kostolov

Georgi Kostolov

Associated Partner
Vladimir Ivanov

Vladimir Ivanov

Associated Partner
Dobrina Pavlova

Dobrina Pavlova

Attorney at Law
Ivan Tserovski

Ivan Tserovski

Attorney at Law
Stoimen Chakalov

Stoimen Chakalov

Attorney at Law
Tsvetelina Mileva

Tsvetelina Mileva

Junior Attorney at Law
Viktor Gerdzhikov

Viktor Gerdzhikov

Jurisconsult
Petya Stankova

Petya Stankova

Jurisconsult
Dimitar Stefanov

Dimitar Stefanov

Junior Attorney at Law