Ivan joined the team of Gugushev & Partners Law Office in November 2016. His practice is in the field of litigation, corporate and contract law, as well as banking and finance. Ivan has extensive experience in debt collection and civil litigation. He has successfully represented credit institutions and non-banking financial institutions in enforcement proceedings, as well as in insolvency proceedings. Ivan has also advised Bulgarian and foreign payment institutions and e-money institutions in the field of risk management, the development of effective corporate policies and internal rules, as well as measures for compliance with the applicable legislation. Ivan has been involved in mergers and acquisitions of Bulgarian IT companies. As a member of our Litigation Team, he has been involved in some of the most significant lawsuits in Bulgaria related to commercial disputes. 

Professional experience

Part of the clients Ivan advised are:

  • Glorient Investment BG Ltd. court representation in a series of commercial and civil cases with high public interest, before district courts across the entire territory of Bulgaria, regarding the validity and execution of real estate transactions and their use
  • Municipality of Kazanlak – representation in court cases related to public procurement
  • Stomana Industry S.A. – representation for claiming insurance compensation
  • Agro Santino Ltd. – representation in court cases of claiming responsibility of a former manager
  • Depositors in Corporative Commercial Bankrepresentation in insolvency proceedings and in court cases of depositors who have transferred their receivables against the bank to third parties 


  • Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski (2006 – 2011), Master of Laws 


  • Sofia Bar Association 


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