Oleg Temnikov is a senior associate in Wolf Theiss’ Sofia office and is part of the regulatory, projects and dispute practice groups. He graduated in international economic law from Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and is admitted to Sofia Bar. Prior to joining Wolf Theiss, Oleg was part of the team at the Paris office of a US law firm.
Oleg has wide experience in different areas of law, including regulation, telecoms, EU law and competition, energy law, litigation and arbitration as well as international investment law. With his in-depth knowledge of the regulatory framework in Bulgaria, Oleg regularly advises domestic and international clients on highly complex and sector-specific matters in the telecoms and energy sectors. In particular in the telecoms sector, Oleg has acted for clients in relation to national roaming arrangements, spectrum management and allocation matters, unfair competition and drafting of contractual arrangements among operators and contractos. Oleg has an extensive experience in representing clients in administrative disputes before Bulgarian courts in relation to appeals against decisions of sectorial regulators, such as the Communications Regulation Commission and the Energy and Water Regulatory Commission. His dispute resolution experience also includes a number of highly complex cross-border disputes and arbitrations, as well as domestic litigation before commercial and civil courts.