Irina Stoeva has over 25 years of experience in insurance law and in all forms of dispute resolution related thereto, as well as in corporate and commercial law. She has also extensive experience in healthcare and pharmaceutical, data protection, employment, and public procurement.
Irina co-founded Stoeva, Tchompalov & Znepolski Attorney Partnership in November 2017, after having worked for 13 years as a partner at Stoeva, Kuyumdjieva & Vitliemov law firm. Her previous professional experience comprises four years of work as a senior lawyer at one of the biggest Bulgarian law firms, and before that six years as an in-house lawyer at Bulstrad Insurance Company (currently Bulstrad Vienna Insurance Group).
Irina has represented clients at all levels of the Bulgarian courts and at all stages of insurance and commercial litigation. In relation to insurance, she advises multinational and local insurers, insurance brokers and large policyholders on various matters, such as on policy interpretation, claims, regulation and regulatory investigations.
According to The Legal 500 (2016 and 2017), clients appreciate Irina’s ‘profound knowledge of the local and European regulations in the insurance litigation space’.
Irina holds an LLM from the University of Sofia, Faculty of Law (1994). She was admitted to Sofia Bar in 2000 and is currently practising law in Bulgaria.