Elena Ivanova is a Senior Associate at DGKV’s Dispute Resolution Practice with plenty of international experience and expertise in the field of arbitration. Elena’s broad experience also includes litigation before Bulgarian courts in civil, labour, commercial and administrative cases, including enforcement procedures. In addition, Elena has developed expertise in the field of protection of human rights before the ECHR, insurance, and insolvency litigation. She has a significant experience in the areas of energy law, corporate law, labour law and commercial contracts. Elena has also been involved in the corporate due diligence and transactional work in a number of M&A deals and advises clients on an on-going basis on litigation and general corporate matters.
Involvement in recent representative projects
- Advising and representation of Glorient Investment Bulgaria in a complex lawsuit with Technomarket related to 13 commercial eviction claims and defending claims for invalidation of commercial property purchase agreements.
- Advising and representation of the American University in Bulgaria in a complex ownership lawsuit, consisting of 26 court cases.
- Representation of Shanghai Sensheng Assets Management Centre (Limited Partnership) in a court lawsuit against the Bulgarian State for reimbursement of the paid RES Generation Fees, following the decision of the Constitutional Court whereby the said fee was declared unconstitutional.
- Representation of CDM Smith Consult GmbH in an international commercial arbitration in relation to a service contract signed with Bulgarian Ministry of Environment and Water under ISPA project.