Hristina Dzhevlekova is a senior associate at Wolf Theiss with over seven years of experience in the areas of competition, regulatory and employment law.
Hristina's experience includes advising on a wide range of EU and local competition matters. She focuses mainly on antitrust law, in particular the review and assessment of vertical agreements, application of various distribution and agency systems, termination of long-term distribution agreements, review and implementation of horizontal cooperation and technology transfer agreements. Recently, Hristina has dealt with sector-specific regulatory and competition issues in the pharmaceutical and telecommunications sectors. In particular, she has advised a large research-based pharmaceutical company on the reorganisation of an existing distribution system and options for termination of long-standing contractual relations. Together with partner Anna Rizova, Hristina was advising on the competition and regulatory aspects in the successful completion of the first National Roaming Agreement in Bulgaria between the telecommunication market leader – Mtel and the newest 4G telecom operator – Max Telecom.
Her competition law expertise includes also advising on abuse of dominant position cases where she has specialised in the analysis and assessment of relevant/affected markets and effects on consumer welfare. Furthermore, she has been advising and leading a number of successfully completed merger notifications in Bulgaria and Macedonia, including the acquisition of Duropack by DS Smith; the creation of a joint venture between Mondelez Inc and Acorn Holdings.