Prof. Dr. George Dimitrov

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A true visionary and natural rainmaker, Prof. Dr. George Dimitrov is widely recognized as one of the world’s leading practitioners and consultants in the tech-related areas of law.

George Dimitrov is a founder of DPC with more than 25 years of professional experience and one of the trailblazers of information technologies law in Bulgaria. He is the first in the country to receive the academic title “Professor of Law and Information Technologies” and has lectured at all premier universities and educational institutions in Bulgaria.

George has been the driving force behind numerous working groups that have drafted the contemporary Bulgarian information and communication technologies (ICT) legislation, inter alia, the Electronic Commerce Act, the Electronic Governance Act, the Electronic Communications Act. He has played an essential role in the elaboration of key strategies of national importance in the areas of ICT in different sectors of the economy – healthcare, education, governance, finance, tourism, etc. He has trained attorneys, magistrates, in-house lawyers, and state officials in the legal aspects of e-commerce, e-government, e-justice, e-healthcare, e-finance and cybercrimes and has authored a number of books, handbooks, articles and commentaries in the area of ICT law.

George has sound experience in restructuring companies, mergers and acquisitions, projects implementation and management, privacy and data protection. He has advised government institutions and key policy-making NGOs. His practice is currently focused on blue-chip companies and innovative e-products.  

Work highlights

  • National correspondent for Bulgaria in a number of projects assigned by the European Commission on reporting the implementation of various EU directives in the area of e-signatures, e-documents and e-governance in Bulgaria
  • Panelist at the Czech Arbitration Court for providing alternative dispute resolution (ADR) for the .eu domain and at the International Arbitration Court at the Alliance for Legal Interaction
  • Chairman of the Center for Law of the Information and Communication Technologies in Bulgaria (CLICT)

Affiliations

  • Sofia Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
  • World IT Lawyers

Education

  • Professor of ICT law at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
  • Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, ICRI, Belgium, PhD in Law
  • Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Faculty of Law, LL.M., cum laude
  • Center for American and International Law, Dallas, Texas; Victor Folsom Fellow of the Academy of American and International Law

Languages

  • Bulgarian
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Russian

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“George Dimitrov is a highly recognised and respected expert in dealing with TMT issues, including regulatory and transactional matters. He also advises on data protection, privacy and e-commerce matter.“ – Chambers Europe 2020

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