Ever since its establishment in 1990, Penkov, Markov & Partners is one of Bulgaria’s leading law firms, providing the highest quality legal advice and representation and one of the few with offices throughout the country – in Bugas, Varna, Lovech, Pleven, Russe and Stara Zagora.
In 2005 the firm successfully passed the preparatory and certification procedure of BUREAU VERITAS Certification and became the first law firm not only in Bulgaria but also in South – East Europe to be certified under the ISO 9001:2000 Management System Standard for comprehensive legal services and consultations in the sphere of law related to economic, financial and investment activities and was later recertified also under the ISO 9001:2008.
Penkov, Markov & Partners publishes and distributes 2,200 copies of its own newspaper, LegaInter Consult News, to a large number of clients, governmental and other organizations, which is also availableat www.penkov-markov.eu. In addition, the law firm is engaged in elucidating all of the legal regulations related to customs procedures, employment, imports and exports, foreign currency regime, foreign investments, social security and taxation, as well as the commercial register and renewables, which determine the overall investment climate in Bulgaria.
Since 1996 Penkov, Markov & Partners has been the Bulgarian member of LEX MUNDI, the world’s leading association of independent law firms. The firm is also a member of FLI Net and Eurojuris International. Our active involvement in these professional networks allows us to provide legal support to our clients throughout the world.
Over the years the company has established itself as a leader in the spheres of Privatization and Foreign Investments, Mergers and Acquisitions, Energy Law and more particularly Renewable Energy Sources, IT, Media and Telecommunications, Competition, Antitrust and Consumer Protection, Real Estate and Construction, and Administrative Law. Our scope of work also covers Banking and Finance Law; Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights; Company Law and Commercial Contracts;Environmental Law and Natural Resources; Insurance; Intellectual and Industrial Property; Investment Management; Labor, Employment and Social Security; Litigation and Arbitration; Marine Law; Taxation; Securities and Capital Markets; Project Development and Finance; Public Procurement, Pharmaceutical Law; Criminal Law and Procedures; etc.
Penkov, Markov & Partners’ extensive experience and quality of services have received international recognition through a number of awards, including the International Legal Alliance Summit Silver Award for Central and Eastern Europe, 2011 and the FLI Net Regional Vision & Leadership Award Winner, 2012.