Dr. Frank Schmitz

Managing Partner and Founder 
of COELER LEGAL Consulting

Dr. Frank Schmitz

Dr. Frank Schmitz is a partner with COELER Legal & Tax, Hamburg. He is also the founder and CEO of COELER LEGAL Consulting EOOD, Sofia.

Specialization and Education 

  • International Corporate & Business Law
  • Deals & Transactions
  • Transport Law 
  • Insurance Law 
  • Studies in Law, Social Sciences and History 
  • Doctorate at Max-Planck-Institute for International and Foreign Private Law, Hamburg 
  • Hesketh Henry Solicitors, Auckland, Neuseeland


  • English  
  • French
  • Italian
  • German



Publications (excerpt)

  • The Bulgarian Privatization Act, 1991 
  • Direct Investments in Bulgaria, in: Handbuch für Wirtschaft und Recht in Osteuropa, Hrsg. Breidenbach 
  • Company Law in Bulgaria, 1993 
  • Litigation and Excecution in Bulgaria, 1995 
  • The Bulgarian Concession Act, 1996