A true professional makes the complex simple

Dear readers,

To say we are living in uncertain times is a massive understatement.

We are witnessing an environment where economic challenges are escalating more than ever. Being able to respond well requires demonstrating resilience and improvisational ability.

That’s why I try to make my conversation with you an open dialogue. I see that competency, attention to detail and professionalism always come first with you. You are recognizing yourself in those who can better understand your needs. Trust and integrity are essential.

That’s what I’m here for.

I provide tailored and plain legal advice with a great deal of attention. It is no longer enough just to get the job done – dedication in finding new business solutions is inevitable. Such qualities become still more important in today’s ever-changing world and they can shape your success.

And I have firm belief in one thing – strong characters make for strong partnerships.

Yours faithfully,
Emil Lukaev

Emil Lukaev

Emil Lukaev

Corporate, Real Estate & Regulatory Affairs lawyer with 12+ years’ experience.
As part of two of the leading international law firms in Bulgaria, previous experience includes advising multinational companies on a variety of M&A deals, investment projects and real estate transactions.


Previous experience

» Senior Associate at Kinstellar, International law firm (2021 – 2022)
» Attorney-at-law at Trace Group Hold Plc, leading construction company (2020 – 2021)
» Associate at Penkov, Markov & Partners  (2014 – 2019)
» Legal trainee at Penkov, Markov & Partners, International law firm (2011 – 2014)

Education and memberships

» Doctoral research degree (PhD) in Commercial law at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (2021 – 2024)
» Graduate from King’s College London in EU Competition law (PGD, 2015 – 2016)
» Member of Sofia Bar Association (2014)
» Master of Laws degree from Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohrdiski” (LL.M., 2008 – 2013)