Business law firm Dimitrov Petrov & Co is recommended for soft IP work and transactions in Bulgaria. Its IP practice is led by Bilyana Angelova, who was promoted to partner in March 2019. Angelova is also in charge of the life sciences practice. The firm strengthened its IP practice in August 2019 by hiring Asya Vladimirova as a senior associate. Vladimirova, who was a former partner at McGregor & Partners, specialises in IP and commercial transactions. Managing partner George Dimitrov and senior associate Nikola Stoychev are notable practitioners in its TMT practice.