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BOYANOV & Co. provides employment advice on a permanent basis and acts as an outside counsel for companies such as Kraft Foods Bulgaria, Ideal Standard, ALICO (a MetLife company), Cisco Systems Bulgaria, Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company, EnerSys, Pernod Ricard, Philip Morris Bulgaria, Procter & Gamble Bulgaria, Roche Bulgaria, DuPont Bulgaria, and many others, including foreign embassies. Boyanov & Co. has also advised top managers in disputes with their companies in the framework of corporate restructuring.
The spectrum of services includes advice on:
employment law implications in various corporate restructuring transactions such as mergers, acquisitions, liquidation of companies, project financing, etc.;

collective labor bargaining;

implementation of employment restructuring programs;

creation and termination of labor relations;

work and residence permit issuance, etc.; and

collective redundancies.

The firm also represents employers in various types of employment litigation.


  • Violeta Kirova has a wealth of experience advising companies in the pharmaceutical, technology and manufacturing industries on employment and labour law matters. Clients praise her as a “very helpful and pragmatic” lawyer.

  • Radoslav Alexandrov heads the firm’s employment practice. He has considerable experience advising clients on contract agreements and terminations, trade union negotiations and discrimination claims. A client praises his co-operative approach, saying: “He is always giving us feedback and will always respond to our queries right away, even if he can’t give us a straightforward answer, which gives […]

  • A client praises the team, saying: “The advice is always high-quality and based on very good expertise. They will give us all aspects of a case and not just quote regulations at us.” Another interviewee says: “What distinguishes the team is the fast response rates and all-round client service – they make us feel very comfortable and always […]

  • Chambers Europe 2018

    Violeta Kirova acts for a wide range of clients in sectors such as finance, education and manufacturing. Clients say she is “very knowledgeable on local employment legislation,” while further sources appreciate that “she is very co-operative and it is easy to work together with her.” Kirova assists with a range of transactional and employment litigation mandates.

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