Central and Eastern Europe and Bulgaria in particular is still an attractive place for investments in the field of leisure and entertainment. A number of factors help attract new and help the development of investments in these spheres. Geographic and climate advantages, the cost of labor and land, human resources continue to contribute to the construction of new hotels and entertainment complexes. We are always keeping up with the leading economic tendencies and we respectively advise clients, operating leading hotels and restaurant complexes which are part of international chains. BWSP Ilieva, Voutcheva & Co. Law Firm has the expertise and experience in order to advice companies in the spectrum of leisure-related industries to address their legal needs. Our clients across the sector continue to rely on the legal opinion of our attorneys as essential to their business development and protection of their interests on various practice areas, including:

  • Corporate law
  • Real Estate
  • Intellectual Property
  • Tax
  • Gaming and Licensing
  • Employment
  • Commercial Litigation

We provide a timely, effective service, including:

  • Company registration
  • Business acquisitions/disposals, banking and corporate finance
  • Commercial agreements, distribution
  • Lease agreements
  • Advertising
  • Consumer protection
  • Competition law
  • Brand portfolio management, protection and exploitation
  • Categorization of tourist facilities in the respective Chamber of Tourism
  • Registration and licensing of tourist agencies or tour operators
  • Terms and conditions for the conclusion of compulsory insurance of liability of the tour operator
  • Property management
  • Property disputes
  • Employment issues
  • Franchising

Our IP team is a trusted consultant in the process of development and protection of trademark and industrial designs in the practice area. We consider that aspect of the business is of great importance for each client due to the intense market competition and the importance of attracting new customers. We consult on protection of design and operation of travel agencies’ web-sites and online platforms taking into consideration all legal requirements for online

presence and e-commerce.

The Tax Department provides advice on tourist and VAT taxation in the sphere of tourism as well as corporate taxation. We have established an effective team of tax litigation practitioners who represent our corporate and individual clients before the National Revenue Agency and the respective courts in litigation cases.

Throughout our participation in Globalaw and BWSP Legal our clients may rely on our close relations with law firms in Central and Eastern Europe as well as on our contacts in over 80 countries worldwide.

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