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Ivan Demerdzhiev is a lawyer with over 20 years of experience.

He was born in 1975 in Plovdiv.

In 2001, he graduated with a master's degree in law at the Paisii Hilendarski University of Plovdiv.

Since February 2007, he has been a partner and manager of the Demerdzhiev, Petrov and Baev Law Firm.

Since June 2016, he has been a member of the Bar Council of the Plovdiv Bar Association, and from July 2016 to February 2019, he was its secretary.

In February 2019, he became the chairman of the Bar Association - Plovdiv.

He leaves his post after being appointed Deputy Minister of Justice in the interim government appointed by President Rumen Radev in May 2021.

Elections on October 2, the composition of the official cabinet also became clear, the Prime Minister is Galab Donev

In October of the same year, by decree of the President, Rumen Radev was appointed acting Minister of Justice.

After the end of the mandate, he returned to his law practice.

As a lawyer, he is known for his strong public positions.

Takes an active part in the discussion of the important topics in the sphere of justice.