Dessislava Fessenko

Dessislava Fessenko

Bulgaria, Sofia
Of Counsel at Kinstellar
Profession: Attorney / Solicitor
Industry: Law Practice, Competition, Data Privacy, ICT


Of Counsel at Kinstellar. Advises on EU and Bulgarian competition, data protection and technology regulations. She has 17 years of experience, all spent practicing in international context and five of which while at an international law firm in Brussels. She holds an LL.M in EU law from University of Amsterdam and postgraduate diplomas from King's College London in competition law and in economics, and from Queen Mary University of London in computer and communications law. CIPP/E with the IAPP.


English, Bulgarian, German


AntitrustMerger ControlState AidEU LawData protetcion and privacy



Of Counsel at Kinstellar

January 2015 - Present • Sofia, Bulgaria

Lead lawyer for competition, data and technology, compliance and cyber crime


Senior Attorney at CMS

4 years • January 2011 - January 2015 • Sofia, Bulgaria

Lead lawyer for competition, data and technology; worked extensively also on commercial contracts and regulatory matters


Queen Mary University of London

Computer and Communications Law

King's College London

Economics for competition law

King's College London

European competition law

University of Amsterdam

LL.M. European Union business law

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