Aleksandar Dorich is a legal secretary (référendaire) at the Court of Justice of the European Union. Before joining the Court in 2016, he was a lawyer in private practice advising multinational companies across a range of industries on antitrust law, merger control, taxation, banking and finance. He holds an LL.M. in European Legal Studies from the College of Europe, Bruges, Belgium, an LL.M. from Sofia University ‘St. Kliment Ohridski’ (Bulgaria), and a Diploma in English and European Union Law from the British Law Centre in cooperation with the Faculty of Law of the University of Cambridge. As a private practice lawyer, he provided trainings in antitrust and anti-corruption compliance for leading international companies. In the period 2018 – 2021, he was a lecturer in a number of training seminars on EU competition law for national judges organised by the Academy of European Law (ERA) on behalf of the European Commission. He has also been a lecturer and author of guides on EU law and in particular on state aid law for national judges at the Bulgarian National Institute of Justice. He is an author of numerous publications in the areas of antitrust law, state aid law and tax law.