Emil Emanuilov


He is resourceful, creative and always has the best solution up his sleeve (Chambers Europe 2020)

A brilliant litigator, with a thorough, analytical mind and the ability to think strategically (Legal 500 2019)

Enthusiastic and understanding of the full scope of work (Chambers Europe 2019)

Emil Emanuilov

Emil Emanuilov is the head of the firm's Litigation, Arbitration & ADR practice. Emil joined Kambourov & Partners in 2003 and has acquired unparalleled experience before all Bulgarian courts and in domestic and international arbitration proceedings.   

Emil represents clients in a wide range of individual claims in all areas of business law, including banking and finance, corporate and commercial litigation, unfair competition, energy and project finance disputes, insurance disputes, IP litigation, procedures for recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards. He has excellent experience in multijurisdictional litigation and international arbitration, securitization of claims, exequatur procedures.   


  • Sofia University (LLM,1999)   
  • International Practice Diploma in International Arbitration Law   
  • Postgraduate Distance Learning Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration from Queen Mary University of London (2014)       


  • Sofia Bar Association      
  • Arbitrator at the Arbitration Court with the Bulgarian Football Union   
  • Included in the list of arbitrators of the Court of Arbitration at the Bulgarian Industrial Association (BIA)


  • International Bar Association   
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)