Eleonora Mateina has been a managing associate with Tsvetkova Bebov & Partners for more than eight years, and is part of the regulatory, disputes and corporate teams. She is one of the firm’s leading M&A lawyers. In addition to her advisory practice in the regulatory sector, she advises international and local clients on all corporate matters relating to their business in Bulgaria. With an impressive experience in cross-border transactions and transactions in regulated sectors, Eleonora regularly intervenes on highly complex regulatory and compliance issues in corporate transactions. Recently she advised on the restructuring of the consortium holding the largest Bulgarian exploration permit for oil and gas, as well as on the restricting and sale of the Bulgarian hydro power plants business of an Italian energy company, providing corporate, regulatory and competition law advice. Eleonora acted also on corporate matters for leading international clients in the pharma, tobacco and fast-moving consumer goods sectors.
Eleonora has been recognised by The Legal 500 as a Rising Star lawyer in several categories for 2020. In addition to her advisory work, Eleonora also has a vast academic footprint, with numerous publications in the field of competition and regulatory law, including in major international legal reviews. Eleonora is fluent in English and Italian and has good knowledge in Russian and French.