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phone: +359 2 980 0412/0413
fax: +359 2 980 0457

mpapazova@sabevandpartners.com

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Bar admittance and membership:

Sofia Bar Association (since 2007)
 
International Bar Association (IBA) (since 2016)

Education:

Economics for Competition Law, King's College London (2012 - 2013)
 
Master Degree in Law (LL.M), Fridrich-Alexander Erlangen-Nürnberg Univeristät, Germany (2002 - 2003)
 
Master Degree in Law, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski", Bulgaria (1992 – 1998)

Languages:

Bulgarian, English, German

Mariya Papazova, Associate

Key qualifications

  • Legal consultations for compliance of cooperation and distribution agreements with the European and Bulgarian competition law
  • Audits for compliance with the European and Bulgarian competition law
  • Corporate programs for compliance with the European and Bulgarian competition law
  • Trainings for compliance with the European and Bulgarian competition law
  • Assessment and notification of mergers before the Commission for Protection of Competition
  • Legal consultations with relation to: off- and on-line trade, marketing conceptions and advertisements, promotional activities, consumers' claims
  • State aid legal consultations
  • Representation before the Commission for Protection of Competition and the Consumer Protection Commission, and competent courts

Work highlights

  • Projects related to revision and alignment of the international and Bulgarian clients' business in various economic sectors, such as: fuels, energy, wholesale and retail, pharmaceuticals, media, telecommunications, insurance and transport, with the European and Bulgarian competition law by legal consultations, trainings and compliance programs
  • Legal consultations to international and Bulgarian clients with relation to their off- and on-line trade, marketing concepts and advertisements, promotional activities, consumers' claims
  • Representation before the Commission for Protection of Competition and the Supreme Administrative Court in cartel and abuse of dominant position investigations, sector inquiries, merger control procedures, unfair competition investigations, as well as before Consumer Protection Commission in procedures upon consumers' claims

Practice Areas

Litigation and ArbitrationCompetition and Consumer ProtectionTechnology Media and Telecommunications

Professional Experience

  • September 2016 - present Attorney-at-law, Sabev & Partners Law Firm
  • 2007 - September 2016 Attorney-at-Law, Schönherr Sofia
  • September - December 2005 Internship at DG Competition, European Commission
  • 2003 - 2007 State Expert, Commission for Protection of Competition
  • 1999 - 2001 Junior associate, Sabev & Partners Law Firm