Maria Mihaleva

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Attorney at Law

Mobile: +359(88)8814540

E-mail: mmihaleva@popov-lawfirm.com

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Energy
  • Real Estate
  • Construction
  • Compliance

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Attorney at Law at Georgi Popov & Co. (since 2016)
  • Attorney at law at Schoenherr Rechtsanwälte GmbH in its Energy & Real Estate practice in Sofia, Bulgaria (2009 – 2014)
  • Legal Adviser at Bulgarian-American Enterprise Fund, a property management investment fund in Sofia, Bulgaria (2003 – 2007)
  • Legislative Researcher in the Bulgarian Parliament
  • Legal assistance in a notary office

AWARDS

  • Listed in Chambers Europe ranking as ‘up and coming’ lawyer in Energy 2013
  • Fulbright Scholarship, 2008

PUBLICATIONS

  • European Energy Handbook, published by Herbert Smith Freehills LLP – with regard to the Bulgarian legal framework (editions 2011- 2014)
  • International Comparative Legal Guide: Real Estate – Bulgaria (editions 2012-2013)
  • Power Market Review, published by SeeNews: Regulations (with respect to Bulgarian law)
  • Legal Insights, published by Schoenherr – publications on energy law in Bulgaria

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Barreau de Paris, inscrite sur la liste de Directive 98/5/CE
  • Member of the Bar in Bulgaria, Paris, France, and in the State of New York, USA;
  • Bulgarian Bar

EDUCATION

  • Columbia Law School, New York/U.S.A. (LL.M. 2008)
  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia/Bulgaria (Master’s degree in Law 2005)
  • Georgetown Law School, Introduction to American Law, Washington, D.C./USA (July 2008)

LANGUAGES

English, French, Bulgarian