Boris joined Downs in 2019. Boris is a Trainee Solicitor in the Corporate & Commercial team, having previously been in the Residential Property, Litigation and Private Client teams. During this time, Boris has assisted with the buying and selling of properties, administration of estates, and the drafting of Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney. In the litigation department, Boris has experience of dealing with property litigation matters, intellectual property disputes and insolvency proceedings.
Before commencing his training contract with the firm, Boris worked as a departmental assistant within Downs in the Family department. He has also previously trained as a Gateway Assessor for the Citizens Advice Bureau, where he worked as the first point of contact for members of the public in a range of areas such as the welfare system, housing, family and relationship breakdown, and employment rights.
Boris enjoys playing squash and travelling in his free time. He also enjoys learning languages and speaks Italian, Bulgarian, French and Mandarin Chinese.