Svetlana Petkova is among the leading specialist in Criminal Law in Bulgaria having over 20 years of legal experience. Her practice is focused primarily on white collar crime investigations, economic crime and offences relating to property, tax evasion, appropriation, bad bargains, lopsided deals in public procurements, etc. 

Svetlana Petkova regularly advises local and multi-national corporations, financial institutions and the business industry in complex legal disputes, tax and other investigation proceedings and regulatory enforcement matters. She frequently performs risk assessments and conducts compliance checks, helping her clients achieve regulatory compliance, thus eliminating potential adverse effects on their businesses and reputation. Svetlana Petkova counsels on the formulation, conduct, and consequences of enforcement inquiries, including the development of appropriate defenses, disclosures and compliance policies.

During her successful career her ability to solve complex legal matters has been highly sought by the management boards and the executives of many private companies, public institutions and high ranking government officials.  She frequently appears before court on cases involving significant public interest and extended media coverage.  


Sofia Bar Association

Qualification and education

University of Sofia, Faculty of law



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