Large-scale Infrastructure Projects Made Simple

Our full-service infrastructure practice advises on a range of large-scale infrastructure projects, including public, telecom, transport and energy infrastructure. We have local law expertise combined with an in-depth understanding of EU legal structures. Our legal expertise extends to advising project sponsors, contractors, developers, lenders and regulatory bodies. We use our network of industry relationships to work collaboratively with all levels of industry stakeholders.

Key contacts

  • Structuring of investments in infrastructure projects
  • Legal support at every stage of an infrastructure project, from planning and development to financing, construction and exploitation
  • Public-private partnership (PPP) projects
  • Advising and drafting of construction contracts, including FIDIC contracts
  • Financing of infrastructure projects
  • Assistance in all stages of the public procurement procedures
  • Advising bidders in cross border public tenders
  • Project management and monitoring of procurement contracts
  • Public procurement litigation
''What makes the practice unique is the people. They are all very intelligent, friendly, and goal-oriented. We know that we can rely on them anytime and for anything – very much like friends do. We have worked with them for more than five years and their performance has always been impeccable.'' - Legal 500

Infrastructure Services from A to Z

With a unique combination of skills and experience, our team offers a suite of integrated legal services involving project development, concessions and PPP, equity and debt financing and restructuring transactions. Our team also acts for bidders in challenging public procurement projects, providing assistance with the procurement documentation, procurement rules and procurement strategy.

Our lawyers take well-deserved pride in their rare business-specific expertise acquired in counsulting major infrastructure contractors on FIDIC based contracts and EPC contracts.  

Work highlights:
  • Full legal advice to one of the major Italian transport infrastructure constructors on different legal matters regarding the construction of part of Maritsa Highway
  • Exclusive Bulgarian legal and tax consultant of the third biggest Italian construction company, on all stages of the implementation of the EUR 162 mln railway project under the conditions of the FIDIC Yellow Book, as well as on the preparation of tender offers for a few new infrastructure projects
''The whole team has been doing an excellent job, with our key contacts being the heads of the practice group – Boyana Milcheva and Metodi Baykushev. We also have excellent impressions from the senior associates Pavlina Ivanova, Pencho Stanchev and Donka Stoyanova. Apart from being proven experts in the field, they all stood out as extremely reliable and dedicated and with an impeccable response time.’’– Legal 500

Cutting Through the Red Tape

In our over 25 years of experience, DPC has been involved in some of the most high-profile infrastructure projects in Bulgaria. Clients benefit from our multifaceted approach encompassing advice on tax structuring, employment issues, real estate matters and competition implications. We strive to get to the heart of the issues, anticipate the adjacent implications and provide efficient and straight-forward legal advice.

Work highlights:
  • The law firm provided legal consultations to leading Turkish construction companies on the concession regime over road construction and maintenance, and the conditions for conclusion of BOT contracts
  • Exclusive legal consultant of an international investor and engaged in the preparation of the entire legal documentation required for the construction of cross-border telecommunication network, including in Bulgarian territorial waters and shelf
  • Providing legal adviceto the local branch of one of the major transport infrastructure constructors in relation to infrastructure projects in Bulgaria exceeding EUR 60 mln.

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