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 – Bugas, Varna, Lovech, Pleven, Russe and Stara Zagora.
In 2005 the firm successfully passed the 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 ISO 9001:2000 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.
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, M&A, Energy Law and Renewables, TMT, Competition, Antitrust and Consumer Protection, Real Estate and Construction, Administrative Law. Our scope of work also covers Banking and Finance; Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights; Company Law and Commercial Contracts; Environmental Law and Natural Resources; Insurance; IP; Employment and Social Security; Litigation and Arbitration; Taxation; Securities and Capital Markets; Project Development and Finance; Public Procurement, Pharmaceuticals; Criminal Law; 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.