Diavena Kalcheva


E-mail: diavena.kalcheva@ivlawfirm.com

Practice areas:

Dispute resolution, Court litigation and Arbitration, Tax and International Tax Law, Corporate and Commercial Law, Contracts Law, Administrative and administrative-penal law, Labour Law, Residence Law and Citizenship



2019 Legal German language course at German-Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Sofia, Bulgaria

2019 German language Certificate C1 – Goethe Institute

2017 German language Certificate B1 – Goethe Institute

2005 LLM Law Faculty, Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski

2002 Legal French Language, Certificate by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Paris, France

2001 French language course at the Cultural Institute of France, Sofia, Bulgaria


2006 – present Attorney-at-law with Ilieva, Voutcheva & Co. Law Firm

2005 – 2006 Legal advisor and project coordinator with Rule of Law Institute Foundation


2006 Member of Sofia Bar Association

Other activities:

2018 Goethe-Institute Presidential Scholarship and participating in one-week training in Berlin, Germany

2004 Participation in international competitions – pleading in French at the Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg, France

2002 Participation in a French Erasmus Student Cooperation Project in Bucharest, Romania

Bulgarian, English, German, French, Russian