Independent Law Firms in Europe: Sofia So Good
Bulgaria's imminent EU entry has attracted international names, but indigenous firms look set to benefit most from accession
If all the preparations go to plan, Bulgaria is due to join the European Union (EU) on 1 January next year, having applied for EU membership back in 1995. Despite ongoing reservations over the transparency and efficiency of the judicial system, the country’s accession looks set to go ahead, with conditions – the threat of reduced funding is expected to be used as a tool to ensure convergence with the EU’s standards for membership.
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