Todor Papanov is a dual UK and EU qualified competition lawyer based in our London office.
He advises on a wide range of competition law matters, including cartel investigations (basic industries), follow-on litigation (DRAM Chips), sector enquiries (App Stores), market investigations (Mobile Browsers & Cloud), and competition law compliance.
Todor has secured merger control approvals under both the UK and the EU regimes, and also has considerable experience in UK Phase 2 investigations (JD Sports/Footasylum), as well as appeals before the UK CAT.
Todor frequently advises on the application of competition law to commercial agreements, distribution and trading practices under both the UK and the EU vertical rules.
In addition, he has assisted a broad range of international clients as they seek to navigate the increasingly complex national security and FDI screening landscape, or other regulatory matters, such as subsidy control and sanctions.
Todor has experience in various industries and sectors, such as retail, tech, e-commerce, agriculture, oil & gas, construction, chemicals and transport.
Prior to joining Van Bael & Bellis, he worked in the London offices of two leading international law firms.
Todor is a guest lecturer at Queen Mary Law School, University of London and at the Dickson Poon School of Law, King's College London.
English, Bulgarian, Spanish
- King’s College London, Postgraduate Diploma in EU Competition Law, 2020
- BPP Business School, London, Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration (Legal Services), 2018
- BPP Law School, London, Legal Practice Course, 2015
- University of Warwick, Joint BA in Law & Business Studies, 2014
England and Wales
Republic of Ireland