Pavlina Chopova-Leprêtre

Public Policy, Regulatory & Government Affairs, Chemicals, Litigation & Dispute Resolution


Companies and trade associations turn to Pavlina Chopova-Leprêtre for advice and representation in matters related to European product regulations across a broad range of industries, including chemicals, consumer goods, food and food contact materials, cosmetics, apparel, and electronics.

Pavlina has significant experience in litigation matters before the European Court of Justice, especially in cases concerning chemicals, harmonized classifications and labelling, product defense and plant protection products. She has been involved in cases before the Board of Appeal of the European Chemicals Agency.


She has extensive experience in:

  • EU legislations for chemicals, including REACH and Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP), biocides, plant protection products, etc.
  • EU environmental legislation, including on water, ozone depletion, F-gases, etc.
  • ESG, Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability (CSS), Ecodesign requirements for sustainable products, Green claims and sustainable advertising
  • Plastics, packaging, recycling, waste, and related matters


  • Pavlina has been named as Next Generation Partner in the 2024 Edition of Legal 500 EU Regulatory: Chemicals.


  • Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas, Master's Degree in Business Law
  • Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, Master's Degree in Comparative Law
  • Université Libre de Bruxelles, Post Master's qualification in EU Law, EU funding and projects cycle management


  • Brussels, Belgium (E List)
  • Sofia


  • Bulgarian
  • English
  • French

Professional & Community Involvement

  • European Food Law Association