A Lawyer Practicing Both French and Bulgarian Law

Liliana Bakayoko took an oath as an attorney at law at the Paris Bar in 2004. In 2010, she became an attorney at law at the Sofia Bar. She currently practices law as an attorney at the Paris and Sofia Bars. Before establishing her law firm in 2011, she has gained professional experience in renowned law offices in France and Bulgaria. Her law firm provides legal advice in the French, English, and Bulgarian languages and representation services under French and Bulgarian law.

In addition to her experience as a legal practitioner, and as an extension of the defense of her doctoral thesis and the publication of her book Legal Commitment (Individuation and the Civil Code in the 21st Century) (L’engagement en droit (L’individuation et le Code civil au XXIème siècle)), Liliana Bakayoko has gained valuable theoretical experience by teaching for ten years various legal subjects in higher education institutions that are among the best in France. Before devoting herself to the development of her law firm, she taught law at the following higher education institutions:

» Trainer of attorneys in International Private Law, School of Professional Training of the Bars of the Paris Court of Appeal (École de Formation Professionnelle des Barreaux de la Cour d’Appel de Paris (EFB)), Paris, France, 2007-2008.

» Professor of Business Law, for first-year students, European Business School (EBS), Paris, France, 2006-2007.

» Professor of English Business Law (in English language), for undergraduate students, École Supérieure de Commerce de Lille (ESC Lille) business school, Paris, France, 2006-2007.

» Professor of Competition Law, for DEA students, École Supérieure d’Administration et de Management (ESAM), Paris, France, 2006-2007.

» Professor of European Law (in English language), for undergraduate students, École Supérieure d’Administration et de Management (ESAM), Paris, France, 2006-2007.

» Professor of Introduction to Law, for first-year students, École Supérieure de Commerce de Lille (ESC Lille) business school, Paris, France, 2006-2007 ; European Business School (EBS), Paris, France, 2006-2007.

» Professor of Legal Environment (Introduction to Law; Contract Law), for DEA students, I.U.T. of the University Marne la Vallée, France, 2006-2007.

» Lecturer in Business Law, for second-year students, University Panthéon-Assas (Paris II), France, 2004-2006.

» Lecturer in Company Law, for undergraduate students, University Panthéon-Assas (Paris II), France, 2002-2003 ; University Paris XII – Val de Marne, France, 2004-2006.

» Lecturer in Law of Credit Instruments, for undergraduate students, University Panthéon-Assas (Paris II), France, 2007-2009.

» Lecturer in Bankruptcy Law, for undergraduate students, University Panthéon-Assas (Paris II), France, 2007-2008.

» Lecturer in Civil Law, for first-year students, Faculté Libre de Droit, d’Économie et de Gestion, Paris, France, 2006-2007.

» Lecturer in Family Law, for first-year students, University Paris XII – Val de Marne, France, 2004-2006 and 2007-2008.

» Lecturer in Law of Obligations, for second-year students, University Panthéon-Assas (Paris II), France, 1999-2000.

» Lecturer in Law of Security on Property, for Master’s students, University Panthéon-Assas (Paris II), France, 2001-2002.

» Lecturer in Introduction to Law, for first-year students, University Panthéon-Assas (Paris II), France, 2000-2001; University Paris XII – Val de Marne, France, 2005-2007.