Diana Milkova


Diana Milkova has significant experience and expertise in commercial and corporate matters, M&A, incorporation of companies, preparation of corporate documents and representation, conclusion, amendment and termination of commercial agreements, and preparation of company policies and rules.

Diana Milkova advises clients on real estate transfers and acquisitions, in-kind contributions of real estate, conclusion, amendment and termination of lease agreements, negotiations, real estate management, general meetings of condominiums, etc.

Diana Milkova also provides legal consultations in relation to tax obligations, tax aspects of real estate transactions and mergers and acquisitions, avoidance of double taxation treaties, representation in proceedings for filing objections against ax audit reports, appeals against tax assessment bills under administrative and judicial procedure, requests for set-off and recovery of tax liabilities, etc.

Diana Milkova also consults domestic and international clients on employment issues, massive dismissals, redundancy proceedings, work permits, intra-corporate transfers, data protection, etc.

Diana Milkova has significant experience in the field of privacy and personal data protection, including drafting privacy rules and policies, protection of personal data, drafting and reviewing data processing contracts and agreements between controllers, between controllers and processors and between processors and sub-processors, as well as between joint administrators, statements on international transfers of personal data and appropriate safeguards and mechanisms, conducting audits and training related to the protection of personal data.

Diana Milkova successfully represents clients in civil and employment disputes and disputes concerning termination of employment relations and claims for compensations, as well as in resolving tax disputes before tax authorities and administrative courts.

Fluent in English language.

Academic Qualifications

Master of Law, South-West University Neofit Rilski, 2009

Master of Public Administration, UNWE, 2007

Professional Qualifications

Attorney, Montana Bar Association, 2012 –

Professional Experience

Partner, Penkova & Partners Law Firm, 2023 –

Senior Associate, Dyulgerova & Penkova Law Firm, 2017 – 2023

Associate, Dyulgerova & Penkova Law Firm, 2012 – 2017

Legal Advisor, Irrigation Systems EAD, 2012

Legal Advisor, Novatel EOOD, 2010