Gugushev & Partners Law Office is a Bulgarian law firm, founded 13 years ago and currently with offices in Sofia and Brussels. The law firm is one of the leaders on the Bulgarian legal market, providing high quality integrated legal services to national and multinational corporations, financial institutions, and the Bulgarian government. The firm’s nomination in Law Society’s Awards 2019 has been classified among the shortlisted in the “Excellence in International Legal Services” category.
As a company part of the International Division of The Law Society of England and Wales, Gugushev & Partners Law Office strives to provide international legal services to its clients covering the highest standard of excellence. Their team is proud that they have achieved this goal attested by their numerous satisfied clients, various awards and top rankings in the international legal directories. “We are the only Bulgarian company, accepted as a member of the International Division of The Law Society of England and Wales. For us, this is an incredible recognition of our international and cross – border projects, as well as for our strong bond with the UK based companies. To be a shortlisted law firm is an accomplishment by itself for all nominees. I will personally attend the ceremony in London, but regardless of who is the winner, the most important thing is to continue providing the same high-quality services to our clients. I want to express our deepest appreciation to The Law Society of England and Wales for the provided opportunity” said Victor Gugushev, Partner at Gugushev & Partners Law Office.
This year’s Excellence Awards would recognise the immense contribution shortlisted law firms make to our society. Law Society president Simon Davis said: “To be shortlisted for an Excellence Award is to be recognised as among the very best of the profession. The firms and solicitors shortlisted should be commended for going above and beyond to support their clients, often navigating tricky and sometimes contentious areas of the law.”
Furthermore, the Law Society’s Excellence Awards 2019 nomination is not the first important legal distinction that the Bulgarian law firm has received. Their expertise and excellence in service delivery has been recognized by various international legal directories such as Legal 500, Chambers & Partners Europe, IFLR 1000 again mainly based on their clients’ feedback.
A strong evidence of the impact of their cross-functional and integrated legal services provided to their clients is undoubtedly the level of clients’ satisfaction expressed on various occasions leading to Gugushev & Partners Law Office being awarded with the most prestigious legal award in Bulgaria “Law Firm of the Year” for 2015 and 2017. Nonetheless, not only the firm in general, but the lawyers individually are also constantly being awarded for their achievements by well – respected and known national and international legal journals and networks.
Gugushev & Partners Law Office is investing into utilising various resources for the promotion and improvement of new systems and methods for overall business development and legal services delivery. The Law Office is a member and HQ of PONTES the CEE lawyers Legal Network which unites more than 150 professionals in 7 jurisdictions in the CEE region delivering integrated top-flight legal services to clients for various complex cross-border matters.
The Law Society’s prestigious Excellence Awards is an important annual contest. The full shortlisted categories could be found on the organization’s website: https://www.lawsociety.org.uk/support-services/events/excellence-awards/shortlist/
Winners are announced at the Law Society’s Excellence Awards ceremony in London on 23 October 2019.