Status and structure of the Supreme Bar Council

STATUS of the Supreme Bar Council

The Supreme Bar Council is a legal entity based in Sofia. It consists of 15 regular members and 10 reserve members elected for a four-year term of office by the General Assembly of Attorneys in Bulgaria. The General Assembly is made up of representatives of bar councils at a ratio of 1 delegate per 40 attorneys. The General Assembly also elects the President of the Supreme Bar Council who is included in the number of the Council’s regular members. Two Vice Presidents and a Secretary General are elected from among the members as well.

 

The Supreme Bar Council convenes and holds a General Assembly of Attorneys in Bulgaria, executes its decisions and reports to it, sets the attorneys’ initial and annual fees towards its budget, issues ordinances as directed in accordance with the Attorneys Act, renders decisions on complaints against unlawful decisions of the General Assembly of Attorneys and unlawful elections of bar councils, renders decisions on complaints and protests against rulings of bar councils admitting persons to internships or admitting persons to the bar, maintains a list of attorneys in Bulgaria which is published in the State Gazette, provides for and approves the expenditure for the work of the Supreme Supervisory Council and the Supreme Disciplinary Court.

 

Members of the Supreme Bar Council

 1.   Ralitsa Bosilkova Negentsova, President

 2.   Yuriy Donchev Boshnakov, Vice President

 3.   Yordan Tsvetanov Yordanov, Vice President

 4.   Valentin Gabriel Benatov, Secretary General

 5.   Atanas Ivanov Zhelezchev

 6.   Greta Pencheva Petrova

 7.   Dimitar Dochev Ilkovski

 8.   Eli Ivanova Hristova

 9.   Emilia Nedeva Nedeva

10.  Lyubomir Kolev Denev

11.  Mario Unchov Topchiiski

12.  Milen Borislav Ralchev

13.  Petar Aleksandrov Zafirov

14.  Stoyan Mitev Zhelev

15.  Hari Nikolov Haralambiev

 

Reserve members:

1.    Krasimir Borisov Avramov

2.    Hari Andreev Vladimirov

3.    Dimo Vergilov Dimov

4.    Petar Stoyanov Bozhkov

5.    Emil Dimitrov Velinov

6.    Ivan Hristov Apostolov

7.    Dobrinka Georgieva Garnevska

8.    Dimo Raynov Stoyanov 

9.    Boyko Tsvetkov Botev

10.  Neli Lyubomirova Viodorova

 

Members of the Supreme Supervisory Council:

1.    Petar Kirilov Petrov, President

2.    Tsvetana Ivanova Chukleva

3.    Aleksandar Savov Daskalov

4.    Stanislav Yordanov Tonov

5.    Dragomir Georgiev Dimov  

 

Members of the Supreme Disciplinary Court:

1.    Emanuil Lyubomirov Georgiev, President 

2.    Radostin Dimitrov Stanchev

3.    Ivan Donchev Boradzhiev

4.    Ivo Aleksandrov Stefanov

5.    Katia Ivanova Stankova

6.    Yordan Vasilev Mitkov

7.    Aleksandar Haralanov Popchev

8.    Eli Ilia Kelesis – Todorova 

9.    Lidia Georgieva Atanasova

10.   Momchil Savov Savov

11.   Angel Krastev Angelov

12.   Gavril Stefanov Blagoev

13.   Nina Nikolova Sedefova

14.   Orlin Ivanov Simeonov

 

 

 

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