Oleg Temnikov


“Oleg Temnikov is a brilliant energy lawyer, outstanding in regulatory and commercial matters. He is very accurate in providing legal advice, while at the same being sensitive to commercial and business considerations. He is definitely one of the leading individual lawyers in the sector in Bulgaria and the region – he is partner level.”

– The Legal 500

About Oleg

Oleg Temnikov is a member of the Dispute Resolution, Projects and Regulatory & Procurement teams. He is also a key member of the Wolf Theiss regional Investigation, Crisis Response and Compliance team. Oleg joined Wolf Theiss Sofia in 2011 after being a trainee lawyer at the Paris office of a large international law firm. Oleg is experienced in a wide variety of matters, including litigation and arbitration, criminal and corporate investigations, energy law, competition, international investment law, private international law and white collar crime. With a background in international and European law, Oleg has been involved in major domestic and international arbitration proceedingss and complex cross-border disputes. He also coaches Bulgarian teams for international arbitration competitions. Oleg specialises in the energy sector and has advised on a number of complex regulatory and dispute resolution matters in this field. His experience includes domestic and international arbitration, pre-merger legal due diligence, financing structuring, cross-border investment projects and PPPs. Oleg also advises foreign clients in connection with regulatory issues, including competition law and unfair trade practices, public utilities, energy and telecom regulations.


University Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne
Bachelor's Degree International and European Law
Master’s Degree International Economic Law
The Hague Academy of International Law (Private and Public International Law Courses), 2009


Bulgarian, English, French, Italian, Russian