Plamen Yotov


Smart, discerning, proactive and reliable (The Legal 500 2021)

Working with him is a dialog where he is prepared to listen and try new things in the practice of Bulgarian law. (The Legal 500 2021)

Provides precise and well-researched advice. (Chambers Europe 2021)

Has expertise in cases involving alleged abuse of stronger bargaining position (The Legal 500 2019)

Plamen Yotov

Plamen Yotov joined Kambourov & Partners in 2009. He is the head of the firm's EU & Competition department. He specialises in unfair competition and antitrust regulation (domestic and EU), abuse of dominant position, cartels, dawn raids. He has solid experience in a variety of industries including retail, energy, consumer products, TMT, financial services and healthcare. 

Plamen has participated in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court Competition as team member (2011-2012), team advisor (2012-2013) and coach (2015-2017) of the team of Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski;

He has also acted as arbitrator at the Willem C. Vis Moot (2015-present) and Memorial Judge at the FDI Moot /international investment arbitration/ (2014-present). He is part of the winning team of the Central and Eastern European Moot Court Competition (CEEMC) in EU Law (2013), organized by the University of Cambridge under the auspices of the Court of Justice of the European Union. Plamen Yotov is the winner of the National Student Writing Contest of the Commission on Protection of Competition (2011).


  • Sofia University (LLM, 2013)
  • Degree in English and EU Law, British Law Centre (2017)
  • Course on Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution at the Arbitration Court with the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (2011)
  • Courses of the WIPO Academy – General Course on Intellectual Property (2015); Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications (2015); Arbitration and Mediation Procedure under the WIPO Rules (2016); Copyright and Related Rights (2016);    
  • Course on Copyright Law, Harvard University (2015)   


  • Sofia Bar Association