Bogdan Evtimov is one of the leading international trade practitioners in Europe. He has worked extensively in EU and international trade law as well as in WTO law in Brussels and Europe-wide since 2001. Bogdan is recognised by all major legal rankings as one of the recommended trade lawyers. He has specific knowledge and expertise in EU trade protection, market access, customs risks and the interface between trade and competition laws. Bogdan is admitted to the bar in Sofia, Bulgaria and the Brussels Bar’s E-list. Bogdan has gained substantial experience in high-profile trade litigation in the EU Courts, representing parties in direct actions and appeals. In particular, Bogdan has handled an appeal dealing with the effect of WTO law in the EU legal order before the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice. Bogdan has also gained deep knowledge of the WTO agreements through hands-on experience in WTO dispute settlement proceedings in Geneva, as well as through extensive involvement in WTO accession negotiations.
Bogdan has authored publications on various topics in renowned books and journals on international trade. He was a founding member of the Bulgarian Association for European Law. He speaks English, Russian and French in addition to his native Bulgarian.