Petko Angelov is a Senior Partner and the Head of the firm’s Real Estate and Construction Department. He advises on a wide range of matters, mostly related to real estate, construction, tax planning, competition protection and intellectual property. He also has significant experience in the field of litigation. Petko speaks English and is recommended by the international legal directories IFLR and Legal 500. 

Petko Angelov has “an impressive track record and can easily solve the most difficult cases“ – Legal 500, 2019 

Awards & Rankings

  • Notable practitioner in the field of M&A - IFLR1000 (2018 - 2020)
  • Recognized expert in the fields of Real Estate, Energy, Dispute Resolution - Legal 500 (2016 – 1018) 

Professional experience 

Part of the clients Petko advises are: 

  • Strabag AG – advises companies, part of Strabag AG, regarding the acquisition, sale and management of real estate in Bulgaria
  • Hypo Alpe Adria Leasing Ltd. – representation of the company’s interests in a number of court cases, related to leasing matters
  • National Railway Infrastructure Company – representation in a court case for the protection of the company’s rights in relation to a construction work based on public procurement contract and various other consultations related public procurement contracts
  • Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Company representation of the state company in an amicable resolution of a dispute involving the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
  • Hareon Solar Technology Co., Ltd., China – advising on the acquisition of 4 projects for photovoltaic power plants, as well as subsequent consultancy on tax matters
  • Alpiq Holding AG, Switzerland advising on the acquisition of companies, owning two wind farms in Bulgaria
  • Nord Holding JSC – court representation in tax cases of companies, part of the group of Nord Holding JSC
  • Gradus JSCadvised a company, part of the group of Gradus JSC, in relation to real estate and acquisition of commercial entities
  • Greenlife JSC – advised on real estate acquisition transactions
  • Northridge Capital Ltd., UK – court representation and consultations regarding the implementation of Double Taxation Avoidance Agreements and real estate investment in relation to a holiday complex on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast and the Polygraphy Office Center, Sofia 


  • Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski (1998 – 2003), Master of Laws
  • The University of Texas, USA (2001 – 2002), American Business Law 


  • Sofia Bar Association 


  • English