Lawyers

Simona B. Ignatova
attorney-at-law

simonaPicAfter graduating the University of Munich and subsequently the German legal training program in the cities of Munich, Berlin and Toronto (Canada) 2010 Simona B. Ignatova sets up as a German lawyer and then in November the same year as a European lawyer in Bulgaria.

In addition to the German legal training she has worked for a company based in Munich and London in the fields of private equity, M&A and real estate.

After her admission to the bar Simona B. Ignatova first leaded a legal department of a law firm based in Berlin in the fields of tenancy law and real estate law. Subsequently she founded her own law firm and since then she works as a freelancer in the cities of Munich and Berlin and cooperates with Bulgarian lawyers based in Sofia.

Due to her work experience in Canada she also has a very good command of English. In addition to Bulgarian (mother tongue) and English she speaks German business fluent as well as Russian and has a basic knowledge of Italian. Due to her practical experience in German and Bulgarian law and her knowledge of different cultures and backgrounds lawyer Simona B. Ignatova is able to give a competent advice to her clients, represent them in a professional way and help them solving controversial issues to their best.

 

Dr. Sibila Ignatova-Kostova

Dr. Sibila Ignatova has over 10 years of experience as an attorney at law in Bulgaria.
She graduated from the law faculty of Sofia University in 2001.
In 2005 she participated in a work-shop on “German and European environmental law” at Ludwig-Maximilians university in Munich. In 2006 she received her master’s degree (LL.M) from the law faculty of Ludwig-Maximilians university in Munich. The topic of her master thesis was German criminal law in the light of the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.

Dr. Sibila Ignatova spent the next two years as a trainee at the Representation of the European Commission in Munich, the District Court of Munich and the law office “Clifford Chance” in Munich;

From 2008 onwards, she was enrolled as a PhD student at the constitutional law department of the law faculty of St. Kliment-Ohridski university in Sofia.

In 2010 she received funding from the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) for the research of literature for her Doctor’s thesis at Ludwig-Maximilians university in Munich. She defended her thesis on “The protection of fundamental rights before the constitutional courts in Europe” in May 2012 and earned her doctorate degree.

She is a lecturer in Constitutional law at Sofia University and the Academy of the Bulgarian Ministry of the Interior.