(Bulgaria) , Legal Secretary, Registry of the European Court of Human
Sofia, Bulgaria, 1965. After graduation from law school at the Sofia
University, Mr. Soloveytchik completed his legal traineeship and worked as a
legal adviser in commercial law and banking. In 1992-93, he spent a year at the
George Washington University, Washington D.C. completing an LL.M. in
international and comparative law. Upon his return to Sofia he was admitted to
the Bulgarian Bar and practiced for a year.
the end of 1994 Mr. Soloveytchik has been living and working in Strasbourg,
France. He started initially at the former European Commission of Human Rights
and, after 1998, continued at the European Court of Human Rights. In 1997-98,
he attended an advanced studies program (D.E.A.) in public international law at
the Robert Schuman University, Strasbourg.
1996 he has travelled to many countries in Central and Eastern Europe where he
gave talks and conducted training sessions on the European Convention of Human
Rights. In the last several years, Mr. Soloveytchik has given seminars for
students at the summer school of the International Institute of Human Rights,
Strasbourg. He speaks English, French, Russian and Bulgarian.