Encho Simeonov


A former judge and an ace of DPC dispute resolution team for more than 10 years, Encho combines rare integrity and composure with formidable litigation experience.

“Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. have lawyers very knowledgeable in medical malpractice matters. They represented our clinic in a complex two-instance court procedure and achieved success that was extremely important for our reputation. I remained impressed by their professionalism and creativity in building the winning strategy but also by the accuracy and transparency of the legal service.” – The Legal 500, Dispute resolution

Probably one of the most experienced lawyers in Bulgaria in the area of medical malpractices, Encho has worked on more than 100 complex cases related to accusations of serious injuries due to medical negligence. Five of the country’s biggest hospitals and specialized private clinics rely on his advice in their sensitive relations with patients.

Encho possesses a broad range of legal expertise in the fields of commercial litigation and arbitration, insolvency, debt collection and white-collar crime. He has led to a successful outcome a considerable number of disputes across a wide range of industries and has consulted the insolvency, reorganisation and liquidation of some of the biggest industrial enterprises in Bulgaria.

Work highlights

  • Advising Van Ameyde International in connection with the collection of receivables amounting to over EUR 1 million from the Bulgarian insurance company Euroins
  • Successfully defended the IT company eINS in a complicated lawsuit initiated by Dall Bogg Zhivot I Zdrave Insurance company
  • Representing Ekarisaj-Varna EOOD in 13 lawsuits against the Bulgarian Food Safety Agency
  • Successfully represented one of the largest obstetrics hospitals in Bulgaria in a case about alleged medical malpractice involving civil and penal aspect


Sofia Bar Association


University of Sofia, Faculty of Law (LLM)


  • Bulgarian
  • English

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‘Encho Simeonov is very intelligent, calm and well-prepared, just brilliant at building a case. He used to be a judge and knows in detail all court procedures. Communication is very smooth and friendly.’ - The Legal 500


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