Miroslav Georgiev focuses on EU and German competition law and (German) Foreign Direct Investment (“FDI”) screening.

His practice includes advising clients in EU and multi-jurisdictional merger proceedings, and in EU and German antitrust and abuse of dominance investigations, as well as in FDI proceedings in Germany.

Miroslav’s merger control experience spans several sectors, including IT and technology services, electricity, telecommunications, waste management and consumer products.

Prior to joining Van Bael & Bellis, Miroslav worked as a competition associate in the Cologne office of a leading German law firm. In addition, he also worked at the Malaysian-German Chamber of Commerce in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and at an international law firm in Auckland, New Zealand.


English, German, Bulgarian, Russian, Macedonian, Spanish


  • Duke University School of Law, LL.M. in Business Law, 2021
  • Higher Regional Court of Cologne, Legal Traineeship, 2019
  • University of Bonn, Germany, Master of Laws, 2016

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California, USA