Bade Alaçam Kirtay
Nathalie Chiavassa
Ilir I. Shala
Marie-Katell Kaigre
Elena Kostadinova
Drita Kalisi
Robert Goldup
Fitim Adili

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We are a team of approximately 30 consultants and experts that intervene in different projects across the world. Our firm is composed of components that one of our leading associate is in charge to supervise. For each component you should liaise with the appropriate associate.





Elena Kostadinova, Lawyer
Senior Legal Consultant & Transport Expert



Elena Kostadinova-European legislation lawyer. Specialist in transport and infrastructure. Supervises Projects in Europe.


Recommended by the:

European Commission
USAID

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Education


University Degree in Law, Higher Education - LLM Equivalent (Sofia University), "EU Law", (Sofia University & University of Nancy)

Other qualifications and professional courses:

• Qualification in practical use of the new 1999 FIDIC conditions of contract for construction (Bulgarian Association of Architects and Engineering Consultants and ЕСV Sofia).
• Healthy and Safety Labour Conditions, transport and infrastructure (Bulgarian Branch Chamber "Roads" Sofia).
• Implementation of EU Aviation Laws (ECAC and Federal Ministry of Science and Transport, Vienna),
• Trainer in Public Procurement (USAID),
• Logistic and management of ports (Barcelona Port Authority, Spain).


Professional background:


More than 25 years of experience as a lawyer for the public and private sector. Excellent knowledge of judicial and pre-judicial procedures.

Elena has carried out a number of projects and contracts in different countries, including:

• Analysis and improvement of transport, customs and trading legislation, convergence with the EU legislation;
• Advice to public and private agencies in the field of commercial transactions, transport and logistics, acquisition of real estate, customs clearance, registration of products, trademarks, certification, establishment of representations and branches;
• Elaboration of contracts, legal and regulatory documentation, support in obtaining various permits;
• Training for experts of public authorities and private companies, design of tailored curricula on the legislation in force in various countries worldwide;
• Protection of client's interests in pre-judicial procedures, courts and law enforcement bodies.

Languages:


Native Bulgarian
Fluent English, Ukrainian, Greek.