About Kiril Bougartchev

Kiril Bougartchev began his career in 1988 as an auditor at Arthur Andersen. A year later, after his final internship at Jean Veil et Associés and his admission to the French bar, he joined Gide where he became a partner in 1999 in the Litigation and White Collar Crime department, then moved to Linklaters in 2007, where he would become co-head of the Dispute Resolution practice of the Paris office and lead the Linklaters Global White Collar Crime Group. Since his admission to the French bar, Kiril has acted in numerous civil, commercial, criminal and regulatory disputes (notably before the Autorité des Marchés Financiers and the Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Resolution). A former “Secrétaire de la Conférence des Avocats” of the Paris bar, Kiril has lectured at the University of Paris II (DJCE), at the Faculty of Montpellier and also at EDHEC. He was a member of the Paris Europlace “Decriminalisation of business criminal law and business competitiveness” committee. He is the author of various articles relating to the offence of misappropriation of company assets, corruption, auditors’ criminal liability, business secrecy.