Attorney-at-law, Managing Partner

Sofia University “St Kliment Ohridski” (Master of Law, 1998)
Programme Copernic & l’Institut des Sciences Politiques, Paris (Management and business administration), 2003
IDLO Rome, Italie (Business law & Investments), 2000
Admitted: 2002, Attorney at law at the Sofia Bar
Admitted: 2005, Attorney at law at the Paris Bar
Trademark attorney before the “Bulgarian Patent Office” and the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) - Alicante, since 2007

Languages: Bulgarian, French, English

Association of French expatriate lawyers - AVEX

Practice Areas: Business Law and Commercial Contracts; Tax Law; Labor and Social Security Law; Property Law; Succession Law in France and Bulgaria (Franco-Bulgarian inheritance), Intellectual Property (national, Community and international registrations of marks and designs); Distribution Law - franchise agreements, Foreign investment Law, Foreigner Law, French Commercial Law; Litigation and Arbitration

Daniela IVANOVA-MARIE  is an attorney-at-law with the Paris Bar Association and the Sofia Bar Association. She is Founder and Managing Partner of Law Company “D. IVANOVA-MARIE and Partners” - DIM AVOCATS.

After she completed higher education in law in Bulgaria and registered with the Sofia Bar Association, in 2002 she graduated Investment and Company Law at the International Organization for Development of Law /IDLO/ in Rome, Italy.   

In 2003 Daniela IVANOVA-MARIE graduated French education within Copernic Programme at the Institute of Political Science and College of Engineers I Paris, France.  

In 2005 Daniela IVANOVA-MARIE registered as an Attorney-at-Law with the Paris Bar Association.

She continued her education in 2007 and became Representative in Intellectual Property with the Bulgarian Patent Agency and Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market /OHIM/ Alicante.

Daniela IVANOVA-MARIE has been legal adviser and attorney-at-law since 2000 and provides servicing of big French and foreign companies acting in different fields of economy and industry in Bulgaria, on the Balkans, in France and Europe.

On April 20, 2022 the Ambassador of France to Bulgaria, H.E. Mrs. Florence Robine, presented the medal of Knight of the National Order of Merit to Mrs. Daniela Ivanova-Marie, lawyer at the Sofia Bar and Paris Bar, for her work as a Franco-Bulgarian lawyer and legal advisor to French companies and institutions in Bulgaria.