Attorney at Law / Partner
Zhelimir Yalnuzov was born in 1964 in Varna. He graduated from the English Language School in Varna in 1982. In 1987 he graduated from the Law Faculty of the Sofia University. In 1987-1988 he underwent one year practical training in Sofia District Court from where he received excellent references.
His first years of professional experience were as an in-house lawyer of Koraboimpex PLC, Varna, being the only foreign - trade company in the field of ship industry in Bulgaria at that time. He then gained substantial practice in Maritime law and especially in drafting and advising on shipbuilding contracts and contracts for the sale of second hand vessels.
Immediately following his admittance to the Bar in 1994 he founded LGK & Co. Law office with the kind co-operation of the English Law firm Lawrence Graham. The office was aimed mainly towards corporate clients and foreign clients. It was one of the first legal partnerships in Varna.
Member of IBA.
In 1996 Zhelimir Yalnuzov underwent theoretical and practical training under the United Kingdom Central European Legal Scholarships Scheme organized as a part of the LL.M. postgraduate courses by Queen Mary and Westfield College, London together with the Foreign Office. The scheme also included practical training with Holman, Fenwick & Willan.
Zhelimir Yalnuzov is specialized in Maritime and International Trade law as well as Company and Commercial law and he is known for his perfect legal work for some of the major foreign shipowners, P&I Clubs, English and International law firms.
Excellent command of English and Russian.