Teodora Shopova has professional experience in consulting corporate and individual clients in various areas of law, including labour law, construction and public procurement, contract law, commercial law and others. She joined the team of Gugushev & Partners Law Office in 2021 as part of the department providing legal assistance in resolving employment and contractual disputes, providing advice in the course of participation and implementation of public procurement procedures. Prior to joining the team of Gugushev & Partners Law Office, Teodora has provided a wide range of consultation in various legal areas, including commercial law and real estate and construction law, litigation and ongoing legal advice related to the operational activities of her clients.


Professional experience: 

  • American University in Bulgaria - advising on a daily basis one of the most reputable higher education institutions on various employment and contractual matters
  • OTIS LIFT Ltd. – consulting the Bulgarian subsidiary of the world's largest manufacturer of lifts (elevators), escalators and moving walkways on employment and regulatory matters related to its business activity
  • Victoria Group – part of the team consulting on contract, property and employment matters
  • ViK Shumen Ltd. – part of the team representing the company in commercial disputes regarding claims against the company as a contracting authority under a public procurement contract
  • Endeavor Bulgaria, a non-profit association in public benefit part of the Endeavor global network – preparation of documents and consultation on employment matters
  • Consulting big international IT companies in the US and Western Europe in relation to the regulatory compliance of their business activities in Bulgaria, including all employment matters


  • Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski (2013 - 2018), Master of Laws
  • Erasmus Plus Exchange Student, European University Viadrina, Oder, Germany 


  • Sofia Bar Association 



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