Angel Ganev is a Partner and head of the firm’s Dispute Resolution practice, where he leads the team advising and representing many of the firm’s largest local and international clients in litigation and arbitration proceedings in Bulgarian courts of law and in both domestic and international arbitration institutions – and, when called for, in the European Court of Justice. Angel is a graduate of the School of International Arbitration at Queen Mary, University of London, and, in addition to his work for the firm’s clients, he sits as arbitrator in cases under ICC and VIAC rules and under the rules of the Permanent Court of Arbitration with the German-Bulgarian Chamber of Industry and Commerce. Angel is also a qualified administrator of insolvency estates and may act as a trustee in insolvency proceedings.
Recent representative projects include:
- Acting as co-counsel to The State General Reserve Fund of the Sultanate of Oman in an investment arbitration case against the Republic of Bulgaria before the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes, Washington D.C., in relation to the termination of the Corporate and Commercial Bank AD’s banking license and in the consequent bank insolvency proceedings before the competent Bulgarian courts.
- Acting for Inekon Group a.s., Czech, in ad hoc arbitration proceedings under UNCITRAL rules against Sofia Municipality worth over EUR 10 million.
- Representing ČEZ, a.s., in ICC arbitration and related disputes with public entities in connection with a share privatization sale agreement.
- Acting for Ciments Français in proceedings for the recognition and enforcement of an arbitral award worth over EUR 50 million.