Employment and Immigration
With a proven competence in social security matters, structuring of employee contracts in the context of large international groups, monitoring of compliance with employment, social security, anti-discrimination, personal data protection and employee dismissal legislation, the team helps clients to conform their workplace practices and procedures to local law.
The department is equally experienced in employment litigation on matters ranging from professional injuries to mass dismissals.
Being among the first on the Bulgarian legal market to realize the interplay between the migration regime and various sectors, including foreign investments, taxation, social area, labour regulations etc., the firm established a separate department to specifically cover these matters.
Clients are guided through a wide range of administrative procedures, such as issuing of visas for short term stay, prolonged residence permits and permanent residence permits for citizens of non-EU member states. Advice is also provided on long-term residence permits for foreigners who are citizens of EU countries.
Highly regarded domestic firm advising on all areas of labour and social security law (Chambers Europe 2019)
Well-versed in immigration matters concerning non-EU citizens (Chambers Europe 2019)
Highly experienced specialists (Chambers Europe 2018)
Deep market knowledge, reliability, business acumen and tailored service (Chambers Europe 2017)
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