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Legal Services

At Lazarova Legal, we provide legal services mainly in the field of civil and commercial law and project development, with a clear focus on business effectiveness.

Corporate Law

The services provided in the domain of corporate law range from incorporation of all kind of business associations to company legal transformations and structuring mergers and acquisitions. We can also advise you on the business organization's internal governance, including shareholders’ rights, manages’ and directors’ responsibilities etc.

We have provided legal advice, including guidance on ongoing compliance issues and day-to-day legal support, to established corporations as well as to emerging companies within the fields of general trade, consulting, advertising and entertainment, IT, publishing, investment and real estate development. In doing so, we keep a clear focus on time and cost effectiveness.

Commercial Transactions

Having extensive experience in contract law, we deliver a cross-practice range of services to our clients, by combining the understanding of the local market and the knowledge of industry-specific issues. Primary areas of industry focus being creative industries such as advertising, entertainment, media and communications, software development, interior design and publishing, we also ensure the legal compliance of commercial transactions in the field of general trading, distribution and franchise, real estate.

We can assist you in contract negotiation, draft commercial agreements, help you establish general terms and conditions etc. and provide all the legal support needed to seal your deal.

IP and Trademark Law

We can advise you on the development, management and protection of your company’s intellectual property assets, as well as provide full-scale legal advice in relation to intellectual property issues arising in different types of commercial transactions, partnerships, affiliations etc.

Handling the entire spectrum of so-called “soft IP”.

In the area of copyright, we advise our clients in the fields of advertising, media, entertainment, publishing, design and IT, on copyright creation, acquisition, usage, licensing and enforcement.

In the area of industrial property, we provide assistance with the registration of trademarks and designs for the purpose of protection of brand names and other identifying symbols of the commercial activity of a company. Experience in trademark and design registration on national, European and international level.

Competition and Consumer Law

Guidance on the conformity of business initiatives with the legal requirements related to competition law, product liability, misleading conduct and consumer protection law, in the areas of activity of distributors and resellers, but also on a large scale in the field of media and advertising.

Our expertise in this matter is particularly useful in connection to branding, advertising and marketing, organizing sales promotions and events.

Employment

Regular legal support on labour issues, ranging from recruitment to termination of the employment relationship, with the aim of avoiding work-related disputes. Main objective in providing our services being prevention and legal compliance, we have also significant experience in the field of employment litigation.

Furthermore, we will help you manage your personnel’s remuneration, working time, schedules and overall status. The legal services in this area can be complemented by outsourcing of all of the payroll processing functions to us.

Business and Labour Migration

Handling visa, residence permit and work permit applications of expats. Providing legal support for the personnel related issues of foreign investment, including hiring of foreign managers or highly skilled employees. In addition, we assist foreign entrepreneurs in Bulgaria in incorporating a local company or establishing a trade representation office of a foreign entity.

Other services

Combining individual competences in different areas of expertise with extensive teamwork, we are providing a pluri-disciplinary approach to a wide range of legal issues.


What our clients say

How we helped some of our loyal customers and what they say about working with us.


Valentina Slavova

Founder Fairy Scents, aromatherapy courses and trainings

For the time I have worked with Ana I got convinced of her trustworthiness, high competence and diligence. She handles each case with professional attitude. She is a positive person, ready to find effective solutions to every legal issue. I highly recommend Ana as an outstanding professional. I will gladly engage her services in the future.

Our involvement
  • Trademarks
  • Design
  • Assignment contracts
  • Corporate law

Natalia Kirilova

Executive director Salvis, publisher of medical magazines 'Practical pediatrics' and 'Healthy child'

We have benefited from the legal services provided by Ana Lazarova for nearly five years. She helped us with legal advice at a time when we were not sure what was the appropriate legal form to continue working under. As a joint-stock company, we have very specific legal needs. Moreover, the company deals with publishing and owns various brands, so Ms. Lazarova also helps us manage our IP portfolio. This gives us peace of mind that we have a competent expert who is always available.

Our involvement
  • Corporate restructuring strategy
  • Strategic consulting on Intellectual Property
  • Copyright
  • Trademarks
  • Commercial contracts

Valeri Marinov

Co-founder and Manager Fimera Design Studio, interior and product design

We use Ani Lazarova's services as a legal consultant and lawyer since Fimera's foundation in 2006. Thanks to her erudition and professionalism, all the cases in which we have used her services have ended in our favour. I am grateful for her responsiveness and personal approach to our private and professional consultations over the years.

Our involvement
  • Copyright
  • Trademarks and Industrial Design
  • General terms and conditions
  • Litigation and debt collection

Ivko Stanilov

Founder Dream Reactor, game development

Ana works with diligence and professionalism, and perseverance that often surpassed mine. With her help, we managed to get through the tough procedure of recruiting a non-EU foreigner to my company, Thank you, Ana!

Our involvement
  • Employment
  • Labour Migration
  • EU Blue Card

Hariton Dimitrov

Managing Partner MullenLowe Swing, advertising agency

For more than 10 years Ana Lazarova is handling personally all legal matters of our advertising agency. That includes project-based and full-service contracts with local and international clients; contracts with production companies, subcontractors, actors and talents. Beside her expertise in IP rights and corporate law, we do appreciate her positive attitude and friendly manner, especially in crisis situations where things can escalate easily and irreversibly.

Our involvement
  • Intellectual Property
  • Copyrights
  • Legal compliance
  • Data protection rules
  • Trademarks

Milko Yantchev

General Manager Montecanal Bulgaria, real estate investment, project management

Ana Lazarova and her colleagues have provided us with invaluable support over the years in tackling hard to resolve issues with our projects, as well as giving us important support and solutions in our legal dealings with clients, subcontractors and partners.

Our involvement
  • Real Estate
  • Territorial Zoning and Planning
  • Land Use
  • Construction Procedures
  • Corporate restructuring