Mag. Vladimir Penkov is the founder and senior partner of Sofia-based law firm “Penkov, Markov & Partners” (PM&P). He has years of experience in commercial law, and specialises in banking and finance, corporate law and commercial contracts, competition protection, privatisation and overseas investments, investment management, mergers & acquisitions, project financing, public procurement law, licencing contracts and expertise contracts, tax law, telecommunications and media law, energy law and renewable energies. In Vladimir Penkov, LGP has been able to gain a project manager with substantial international experience: the attorney-at-law headed up PM&P’s and PWC’s legal team during the privatisation of the Bulgarian maritime fleet. His clients include well-known multinational corporations such as Heineken, DaimlerChrysler, KNAUF, Strabag, VIG, Mondi, Bosch and Coca Cola, just to name a few. Since 1998, Vladimir Penkov has been an arbitrator in the arbitration court of the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, a member of the Board of Directors and former Vice-President of the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Tulip Foundation. Additional positions on supervisory boards (Vivacom) and on the Board of Directors of the largest Bulgarian brewing company (Zagroka) complete his profile.
"A very respectable lawyer who has unchallenged experience and comprehensive expertise with the Bulgarian legal system, as well as with the courts and authorities" (Legal 500)
"He maintains a solid market reputation thanks to his experience handling prominent transactions, he is highly experienced in the legislative process" (Chambers & Partners).
Penkov, Markov & Partners (PM&P) is one of Bulgaria’s leading law firms: their services range from advice on complex matters related to commercial law through to legal representation. PM&P was founded in 1990, the year marked by political transformation, and its four founders advised their clients on all elements of commercial law that were relevant at the time.