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The ‘exceptional’ practice at Bernitsas Law is ‘one of the best in Greece’. It is advising the lenders on the development of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline project. Panayotis Bernitsas provides ‘practical solutions to complex legal problems in a very professional and timely manner’ and heads the team alongside ‘top expertDimitris Roussis and the ‘deeply knowledgeableYannis Kourniotis.

Dryllerakis & Associates’ team, which has ‘an exceptional reputation’, is led by Emmanuel Dryllerakis. It advised SOCAR on the privatisation of DEFSA and is assisting Aegean Airlines with the privatisation of Cyprus Airways. Cleomenis Yannikas is ‘excellent’, and John Dryllerakis has ‘a solution-oriented approach’ and is able to deliver ‘fresh and innovative ideas’.

Karatzas & Partners delivers ‘speedy responses’ and possesses ‘excellent problem-solving skills’. It is acting as local counsel on the Trans Adriatic Pipeline project, and is advising National Bank of Greece on the financing of four wind farm projects. It also advised the EBRD on a financing package for the development of oil fields off northern Greece. Alexander Metallinos and Christina Faitakis lead the department.

Key work for the team at Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm (KG Law Firm), which is led by Gus Papamichalopoulos, includes assisting the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund on the privatisation of Larco, and advising the lenders on the financing of a waste management facility under a PPP structure.

Norton Rose Fulbright’s ‘level of collaboration is exceptional in all directions’ and it is ‘very skilled in project finance’. It acts for the Greek state (represented by the Ministry of Environment and Energy) on the full ownership unbundling of ADMIE from the Public Power Corporation. Dimitris Assimakis, Elena Tsohou, and Vassilis Koroxenidis head the team.

PotamitisVekris Law Firm’s ‘prompt’ and ‘proactive’ team is active in projects in the real estate and energy sectors, and is particularly noted for its financing and PPP expertise. The team advised Alpha Bank on the financing of an integrated waste management PPP project. Team head Euripides Ioannou is ‘fantastic’ and George Bersis is ‘highly skilled’ and ‘professional’.

Alexiou & Kosmopoulos Law Firm is ‘very experienced’ in projects and privatisations, and advised Lamda Development on its involvement in the Hellinikon project. It also continues to advise the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund on the privatisation of Greek ports. Alexandros Kosmopoulos, Helen Alexiou, Constantine Alexiou are noted.

KLC Law Firm advised EPA Attikis on the unbundling of its gas distribution and supply activities, and assisted ADMIE with the second international public tender regarding its ownership unbundling. Kostas Loukopoulos heads the team.

Koutalidis Law Firm advised the consortium formed by Fraport and Copelouzos Group on matters relating to the privatisation of 14 regional airports in Greece. Among the ‘experienced’ team, Nikos Koritsas leads on privatisations and Nikos Salakas leads on project finance matters.

Led by Katerina Christodoulou, the team at Your Legal Partners advised the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund on the privatisation of the regional airport sector in Greece. Katerina Politopoulou is also recommended.

Avramopoulos & Partners acts for Bonatti in the construction of part of the Trans Adriatic Gas Pipeline. Vassilis Avramopoulos is the key contact.

Lambadarios Law Firm is advising a leading Italian construction company on a project for the Athens Metro. Constantinos Lambadarios leads the privatisation practice, Prokopis Dimitriadis leads on disputes, and George Panopoulos heads the infrastructure projects team.

Papapolitis & Papapolitis is advising Lamda Development on its acquisition of 100% of the shares in Hellinikon from the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund. John Papapolitis heads the team.

The ‘very experienced’ team at Paraskevas Law Firm includes former minister of privatisation, Dimitris Paraskevas.

Key work for Watson Farley & Williams – Greek Branch included advising Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund on the sale and leaseback of 28 state-owned buildings. Virginia Murray leads the team.

Ballas, Pelecanos & Associates LPC is noted for its expertise in the defence sector. Gregory Pelecanos is the key contact.

Dracopoulos & Vassalakis LP has been advising the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund regarding the privatisation of 14 Greek regional airports. Yiannis Palassakis is noted.

Drakopoulos Law Firm’s ‘practical’ team acts for clients such as TUI Travel and Pimara. Panagiotis Drakopoulos is noted.

Led by Gregorios Michailopoulos, Michailopoulos & Associates is experienced in public finance law, and ‘combines legal expertise with in-depth knowledge of the local business environment and an international outlook’.

Politis & Partners’ ‘responsive’ department acts for clients such as Piraeus Port Authority and Eurobank. Evangelos Politis is ‘experienced’.

Rokas Law Firm is assisting LG on a €80m PPP project in Greece. Antonios Roussos is the key contact.

Past clients for Timagenis Law Firm include Emma Delta Hellenic Holdings.

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