With more than 16 years of legal practice, Metodi is the partner leading DPC’s dispute resolution team. Metodi is a trusted counsel and advisor and highly dedicated professional. Protecting the best interests of his clients is no less than a mission for him.
‘‘Metodi Baykushev stands out with his dedication, wit, and responsiveness. He possesses all the qualities and skills of a brilliant lawyer.‘‘ - Legal 500
Over the last 10 years, he has built and is now successfully leading one of the most capable and versatile dispute resolution teams in the country. Metodi’s primary focus has been on commercial litigation and arbitration, including international arbitration and state court litigation with international elements. He has advised and represented major companies from various industries in court and arbitration disputes, DAB procedures under the FIDIC Books and administrative procedures.
Metodi has extensive experience in the areas of construction, international sales, debt collection, insolvency proceedings, medical malpractice. Among his clients have been EBRD, OECD, Astaldi, Ericsson Telecommunications, Telenor, Baustoff and Metall Marsil, EVN, Bulgarian National Bank, Coface, C.m.C di Ravenna, Crown Agents, Volkswind, NetInfo, Mareshki Group of Companies.
Metodi is included in the first edition of CEE Arbitration Powerlist by Legal 500 which showcases the leading practitioners working in the region that are regarded as the very best in the market.
He served as a Secretary General of the National Committee in Bulgaria of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) for more than 3 years and is the member of the arbitrators’ nomination committee for ICC arbitrations. Metodi is listed in the arbitrators’ pool at the Czech Arbitration Court and in the panellists’ pool at the DRBF Bid Challenge Panels for Millennium Challenge Corporation (a US aid agency providing grant money to various developing countries for the construction of infrastructure projects).
Metodi is often invited as panellist and speaker at international forums of dispute resolution such as the Paris Arbitration Week. He is passionate about teaching and recently spent two academic years as an Adjunct Assistant Professor in Business Law at the American University in Bulgaria.
‘‘Metodi Baykushev produces top-quality work and provided us with an outstanding analysis of the factual and legal situation regarding different questions. We appreciated his personal commitment and 24/7 availability.‘‘ - Legal 500