Simeon Vachev

Senior Associate

+359 2 9048 384

Simeon Vachev

Senior Associate
+359 2 9048 384


Simeon Vachev is a Senior Associate in the Sofia office. He focuses on real estate, construction & planning, M&A, and infrastructure & projects.

His has gained significant experience in acquisitions, construction and planning, property management and lease agreements in the fields of retail, logistics and office projects.


Real estate, Construction & Planning

  • CTP on its real estate investments in Bulgaria, including the acquisition of a production facility of automotive parts manufacturer Willie Elbe through a sale and lease back deal, and the acquisition of land plots for the construction of logistics parks
  • GAZIT GLOBE, a major global real estate developer, on the disposal of its Bulgarian entities that own significant real estate assets
  • ALLIANZ BULGARIA on the move of its offices into one single building by leasing a 6,000 sqm office space in Park Lane Office Center from Park Lane Developments
  • GTC, a subsidiary of Lone Star – a leading real estate investor, on negotiations of their long-term lease agreements with the World Bank and with Commerzbank


  • MERIDIAM, a French infrastructure investment fund, leading a consortium with Flughafen München GmbH and Strabag AG, on the Bulgarian legal aspects of the 35-year concession of Sofia Airport valued at a total of EUR 4.3 billion. The is the largest public-private partnership project in Bulgaria in recent years.
  • A LEADING CONTAINERBOARD PAPER MANUFACTURER IN EUROPE on the establishment of a production facility in Bulgaria, specifically on real estate, zoning, planning and construction aspects, as well as on investment incentives
  • A GLOBAL INVESTMENT FIRM SPECIALISED IN METALS AND MINING in relation to a royalty agreement with a manganese ore producer for the restart of a manganese mine in Bulgaria operated under a mining concession, including advice on the concession terms and other legal issues related to the operation of the mine

M&A AND Corporate

  • GIC, a Singapore-based global investment firm, on the acquisition of a 30% stake in CETIN Group, a leading provider of telecommunications infrastructure in Central and Eastern Europe, from PPF Group, an international investment firm founded in the Czech Republic
  • A GERMAN LISTED AUTOMOTIVE SUPPLIER in relation to the acquisition of a global provider of linear motion components and actuation solutions around the globe and its subsidiary in Bulgaria


  • 2011 – 2017: University St. Kliment Ohridski, Sofia, Bulgaria, Faculty of Law, LL.M
  • 2013 – 2014: Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Netherlands, Faculty of Law, Studies in EU Law, Company Law, Introduction to Common Law


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