DOBREV, KINKIN & LYUTSKANOV Law Firm provides highly qualified legal defence of its Bulgarian and foreign clients before all Bulgarian courts, as well as domestic and international arbitration tribunals.
As well as consultancy in the field of commercial and civil law, the law firm offers comprehensive legal defence throughout the whole process, including the pre-trial phase, the litigation at all judicial instances in Bulgaria and national and international arbitration.
The legal services we offer with regard to litigation include but are not limited to:
- analysis and study of the case through all necessary and relevant evidence collected in connection with the legal dispute/case;
- obtaining of the necessary evidence from central and local government institutions, e.g. certificates from the Recordation Agency, the Companies Register, the National Revenue Agency and others;
- consultancy and opinions on the substantive aspects of the legal dispute with a subsequent forecast and analysis of the upcoming legal action;
- actions to secure the accounts and assets receivable which are claimed in the legal dispute.
DOBREV, KINKIN & LYUTSKANOV Law Firm has a specialized judicial department of lawyers with rich experience in litigation. They provide legal defence to our clients in collaboration with a lawyer specialized in the respective branch of law.
The profile of the lawyers engaged in litigation depends on the subject-matter of the legal dispute and the specific features of the proceedings.
Civil and Commercial Legal Disputes
As a result of our continuous striving for excellence, we have developed and maintain a tailor-made approach to each individual client. Our major advantage is that in the course of our work on a specific case or legal issue we take into consideration the overall economic climate and we also apply our thorough knowledge of the specific business of our clients and the mechanisms they use to operate on the respective market. This combination enables us to offer the most appropriate solutions to our clients at each stage of the work on the specific case, starting from the preliminary consultations all the way through to the enforcement of the court judgment or arbitration award.
The law firm provides legal representation in civil law disputes concerning contractual law, rights in rem, insurance issues, etc. Our activities include analysis of the available evidence, collection of new evidence, bringing of civil lawsuits and defence thereof before all judicial instances in this country.
As far as commercial law issues and cases are concerned, the lawyers at DOBREV, KINKIN & LYUTSKANOV Law Firm provide defence in a wide range of commercial disputes, e.g. claimed accounts receivable, financial, banking or property disputes, intellectual property rights disputes and others.
Administrative Process, Labour Disputes, Intellectual Property Rights
In the field of the administrative process, labour disputes, competition rules and public procurement the lawyers at DOBREV, KINKIN & LYUTSKANOV Law Firm :
- represent their clients before tax authorities, the Commission for Protection of Competition, legal entities as third parties and all the judiciary bodies;
- consult our clients on legal disputes and represent and defend them before employers, the National Revenue Agency and others;
- collaborate in the drafting and review of the documentation for participation in public procurement procedures with regard to its disputed aspects; file appeals and defend our clients in public procurement cases in court, as well as competition law cases at the Commission for Protection of Competition and the Supreme Administrative Court.
As regards intellectual property rights, we provide comprehensive legal services, including legal representation in cases concerning industrial property rights.
We carry out preliminary examination for the purposes of identifying industrial property rights and we establish the specific features of the protected object, its competitors and the market so that to apply the best possible options for protection of the client’s rights.
We represent our clients before the Patents Office of the Republic of Bulgaria when they apply for the registration of an invention patent, a utility model, industrial design, a trademark, a geographical indication or topology (layout) of integrated circuits.
Our lawyers provide assistance to our clients also when they seek protection abroad, i.e. an EU patent, a Community trademark or design, or international registration of other rights.
We offer consultation in the process of negotiations and draft licensing agreements or agreements on the transfer of rights to a registered or patented invention, industrial design, trademark (or an application thereof) and others. We provide legal advice, representation and defence of our clients’ interests in legal disputes and litigation concerning infringements of rights through arbitration or mediation.
The law firm offers subscription-based services in the field of intellectual property rights, providing information on the patent protection and policies of competitors, registered industrial designs, trademarks and logos used. We assist our clients in the registration of domain names.
DOBREV, KINKIN & LYUTSKANOV Law Firm offers legal representation of Bulgarian and foreign clients in court proceedings and arbitration. In the course of their business operations, many clients are faced with the need to seek remedy in court or an arbitration tribunal to defend their rights and interests. In this particularly important sphere we have well trained experts with excellent track record in disputes heard by Bulgarian courts or arbitration institutions. Our lawyers use all the available legal remedies to ensure maximum speed and efficiency in the settlement of disputes.
We have substantial experience in domestic and international arbitration cases of considerable material interest, as well as in the recognition and enforcement of judgments and awards of foreign courts and arbitration tribunals. The legal representation before domestic and international arbitration institutions includes:
- representation in litigation on various matters;
- obtaining of writs of execution based on arbitration awards;
- legal defence in cases heard by the Supreme Court of Cassation concerning the appeal against domestic arbitration awards.
The law firm provides legal defence before foreign arbitration tribunals.
Recognition of Foreign Court Judgments and Arbitration Awards within the Territory of the Republic of Bulgaria. European Payment Order Procedures. Legal Representation in Enforcement Proceedings
DOBREV, KINKIN & LYUTSKANOV Law Firm provides legal services in proceedings concerning the recognition of foreign court judgments and arbitration awards within the territory of Bulgaria, including but not limited to the collection of the relevant evidence, exequatur proceedings, the issuance of a writ of execution to the creditor and debt collection through a bailiff.
The law firm drafts applications for a European payment order and for preliminary rulings on the interpretation of various provisions of the EU law.
The lawyers at DOBREV, KINKIN & LYUTSKANOV Law Firm have rich practical experience also in enforcement proceedings, including but not limited to the collection and review of documents, enforcement litigation, claims and legal representation in proceedings involving public or private bailiffs for the collection of adjudicated debt, and entry into possession.
Lawyers working at the law firm have experience in mediation and alternative dispute resolution and are registered mediators.