ARBITRATOR'S VITAE

Kamen Shoylev

SPECIALIZATION AND PRACTICE

Corporate, Commercial, Construction, Shipping, Intellectual Property, Digital Assets (including Crypto), Technology (including Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology) Competition.

Education

M.A. Law, Cambridge University, England, UK

Overview of professional experience

Kamen Shoylev is a Barrister (England and Wales), Advocate (Bulgaria) and the founding partner of New Balkans Law Office, where he co-leads the firm’s disputes team.

In England, he appears regularly in High Court proceedings, in particular in the Commercial Court and Chancery Division and he is instructed in proceedings in support of arbitrations seated both in England and internationally. He has acted as counsel in international arbitrations and regularly in a variety of cross-border litigation for his firm in Bulgaria.

Kamen has a deep interest in technology and its financing; banking and finance generally; corporate disputes including among shareholders; medicine, biotech and pharmaceuticals; digital assets and crypto; gaming; shipping and intellectual property.

Kamen is listed by VIAC and LCIA and regularly participates in arbitration conferences.

He speaks fluent Russian (having earned a Distinction in the Cambridge University Diploma in Russian) and has enjoyed working with clients from the former Soviet Union at all times.

As Bulgaria has an economic trajectory similar to Armenia’s, his experience in Bulgaria is highly transferable to Armenian-focused disputes. He has visited Armenia multiple times and speaks elementary Eastern Armenian.

In his practice as counsel, Kamen is scrupulous, creative and commercially-aware, qualities he brings across to practice as an arbitrator.