“You do not examine legislation in the light of the benefits it will convey if properly administered, but in the light of the wrongs it would do and the harms it would cause if improperly administered” Lyndon Johnson

Eurolex Bulgaria/ADP is regularly called upon to assist in drafting the country’s legislation and consequently is considered one of the most experienced consultants in this regard. We have participated in the preparation of numerous acts requested either by the Bulgarian authorities or by private investors and associations.

As head of the legal department of the Council of Ministers, managing partner Andrey Delchev has participated in the drafting of a significant part of contemporary national legislation. He has worked on more than 10,000 legal Acts. Partners Julia Stoykova and Stoyka Kurteva, likewise, possess in-depth regulatory and drafting knowledge gained during their time as legal experts at the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. Our partners’ unique understanding of the way the Government and the Parliament operate, combined with the legal talent and EU law proficiency of the younger lawyers, places our team among the best consultants in respect of EU harmonization and national law drafting in Bulgaria.

Our services in the area of legislation involve the drafting of all types of legal Acts (laws, regulations, orders, instructions, statutes) including the preparation of instruments for their amendment. We have contributed to the drafting and adoption of legislation governing different industries and sectors including:

  • energy (and energy efficiency)
  • water and wastewater
  • construction
  • transport infrastructure
  • concessions and ports
  • media and telecommunications
  • mining and subsurface resources
  • fuels
  • ecology
  • education
  • leisure and tourism