Todorov & Ismail Lawyers’ Partnership provides its clients with high quality legal consultancy in the area of civil, commercial, tax and administrative law. Using our expertise and experience, we find the best solutions and our customers get the best results they could achieve in their particular situation.
The founder of the lawyers’ partnership is Ivo Todorov, who has extensive experience in the field of corporate law. Ivo Todorov has worked for many years in one of the leading law firms in Bulgaria, after which he continued his legal practice in the banking sector. The other named partner of the lawyers’ partnership is Deniz Ismail, who has extensive experience in the field of real estate. Deniz Ismail has worked for many years as an assistant notary and has also worked as legal counsel in the banking and private enforcement sectors.
In addition to our head office in Sofia, we also have a fully functioning office in Kardzhali headed by the partner – Deniz Ismail, where we provide a full range of legal services. That office also has Turkish-speaking staff members on its team to provide a better level of service and easier access to information for clients who do not speak Bulgarian or English.
Our exclusive aim is to provide our clients with the best possible service, to provide responsible valid information about the locally applicable legal regime and the economic and business environment, to provide useful information and advice, and to offer proper guidance, to facilitate contacts with foreign markets and to ensure that our clients receive effective support for their business activities.
We offer business consultancy services in relation to investments, exports and taxation. We can responsibly undertake all procedures related to the establishment and the acquisition and management of property in the country. We can also find suitable properties, collect the supporting documents needed and contact all competent authorities for citizens of non-EU Member States interested in acquiring real estate and a residence permit in Bulgaria.
Our lawyers’ partnership has long-term, close partnerships with banks and financial institutions and can effectively help clients improve their financial position and ensure problem-free finances for their companies. Among other things we can offer support with tax affairs and issues of financing and banking law.
We strive to meet the constantly growing needs of our clients and the requirements of the complex economic environment of our day and offer the following legal services: complex and day-to-day corporate governance, commercial transactions, banking & finance transactions, M&A, collateral and regulatory matters, advices on tax, social security and labour legislation, performing due diligence and preparing legal opinions and memorandums on different matters, participating in negotiations and drafting any type of legal documents for both domestic and foreign clients. The law firm also carry out court representation concerning civil, commercial, tax and administrative proceedings, as well as proceedings on Protection of Competition Act.
Ivo Todorov is the founder and Managing Partner of Todorov & Ismail Lawyers’ Partnership and is a member of Sofia Bar Association. Ivo Todorov has more than 10 years law practice, 7 of which in one of the leading law firms in Bulgaria – Spasov & Bratanov Lawyers’ Partnership, where he is a consultant to international and local companies in the field of corporate and tax law, mergers and acquisitions, competition law and financing. Ivo Todorov continues his legal practice in the banking sector, first as Senior Legal Adviser of Business Center Sofia East of DSK Bank EAD and then in Corporate Banking Legal Division of First Investment Bank AD where he works on key projects and financing of the bank.
Deniz Deniz Ismail is the other partner at Todorov & Ismail Lawyers’ Partnership and heads the office in Kardzhali. He is a member of Plovdiv Bar Association. Deniz Ismail has more than 7 years law practice, 4 of which as assistant notary by substitution of a notary Daniela Georgieva in Kardzhali, where he advising the notary’s clients (corporations and natural persons) on various matters related to property law, commercial law, contract law, family law and succession law. Deniz Ismail continues his legal practice in the banking sector in Legal Department of First Investment Bank AD where he works on financing of a local and foreign companies.