Assen Alexiev

Arbitrator and Domain Name Panelist, Attorney-at-law


Arbitrator and counsel in arbitration proceedings before the ICC,
BCCI and KRIB, and in ad hoc proceedings under the UNCITRAL
Rules, counsel in court proceedings for the enforcement and setting
aside of arbitral awards in Bulgaria.

Neutral, domain name panelist and adjudicator at WIPO, the
ICC Center for Expertise, the Czech Arbitration Court, the Asian
International Arbitration Centre, ADNDRC, South China International
Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (Schenzen).

Attorney-at-law and legal expert practicing in the fields of commercial
law, IP, IT, M&A, unfair competition, international private law.

Member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration (2008 – 2015).

Member of the ICC Task Force on National rules of procedure for
recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards pursuant to
the New York Convention of 1958.

Vice-Chairman of the KRIB Court of Arbitration, Sofia, Bulgaria.

Country Reporter for Bulgaria, Institute of Transnational Arbitration, Dallas.

Member of the International Arbitration Institute, the LCIA European
Users’ Council, the Bulgarian Association for International Law,
International Law Association, International Bar Association, the
Bulgarian Association of Construction Law


European Trademark and Design Attorney
Bulgarian Trademark and Design Attorney



2016 – Present
Sofia, Bulgaria

Neutral and Domain Name Panelist at the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center

April 2004 – Present

Deputy Chairman of the Arbitration Court

2004 – Present

Country Reporter for Bulgaria

January 2012 – Present
Dallas, Texas


November 1998 – December 2018 (20 years 2 months)


July 2008 – June 2015 (7 years)
Paris, France


National Report on Bulgaria in The International Handbook on Commercial Arbitration: National Reports and Basic Legal Texts, ISBN 9065449671, Kluwer Law International
The chapter on Bulgaria in The ICC Guide to National Procedures for Recognition and Enforcement of Awards under the New York Convention, a Special Supplement to the ICC International Court of Arbitration Bulletin, ICC Publication No.733
Bulgaria, in The International Arbitration Review, Sixth Edition, Law Business Research Limited
The chapter on Bulgaria in Getting the Deal Through – Domains & Domain Names 2015


Listed in The Roster of International Arbitrators, 2nd Edition, Juris Publishing, Inc
• Listed as an arbitrator in The International Who’s Who of Commercial Arbitration, Law Business Research Ltd.
Listed as arbitrator in VIAC, SCIA, KRIB.


Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski
Master, Law · (1990 – 1995)
English Language School, Sofia
· (1984 – 1990)

Assen Alexiev

Arbitrator and Domain Name Panelist, Attorney-at-law


23 Sitnyakovo Blvd

1505 Sofia, Bulgaria