Professional experience

Merchant Marine Officer at Navibulgar - Varna in various ship types: Bulk carriers, Multi-purpose, Tankers

Shipbroker in Dry & Liquid Cargoes working for Shipping Companies in Bulgaria and Norway

Ship operator of time chartered tonnage for Shipping Companies in Bulgaria and Norway

Attorney at law since 1999

Arbitrator at Transport Arbitration at the Bulgarian Association for Freight Forwarding, Transport and Logistics

Education and Memberships

1990 - graduated Nicola Vaptsarov Naval Academy - Varna, with a Master's degree in Navigation

1997 - graduated New Bulgarian University - Sofia, with a Master's degree in Law

1999 - became member of Sofia Bar Association

2005 - completed training course for Arbitration and alternative dispute resolution at Arbitration court at Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

2016 - became Supporting Member of London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA)

Practice areas

Maritime & Shipping Law (Charterparty, Laytime and Bill of Lading disputes)

Ship Arrest, Ship Registrations & Mortgages, Ship Sale & Purchase

P&I and H&M insurance, Seaman Injury Claims, Employment at Sea

Commercial Arbitration & Litigation


Bulgarian, English and Russian