Todor Papanov is a UK qualified solicitor based in our London office.

Todor advises on a wide range of competition law matters, including investigations and competition law compliance, merger control under both the UK and the EU competition regimes and the application of competition law to commercial agreements and trading practices.

In addition, Todor has advised a variety of UK and international clients on issues, such as State aid, export controls and sanctions. Todor also has experience in competition litigation, representing both claimants and defendants.

Prior to joining Van Bael & Bellis, Todor worked in the London offices of two leading international law firms. 


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

Bar Admission

England and Wales
Republic of Ireland