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Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm

28 DIMITRIOU SOUTSOU STR, 115 21 ATHENS, GREECE
Tel:
Work +30 210 817 1500
Email:
Web:
www.kglawfirm.gr
Athens, Thessaloniki

Greece

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 3

Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm

Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm is β€˜excellent in all areas’ according to clients, who especially appreciate the β€˜excellent service’ from practice head Konstantinos Vouterakos. Recently the firm advised Dexia Credit Local on a €150m and €20m facility to the Municipalities of Athens and Acharnes, respectively.

Leading individuals

Konstantinos Vouterakos - Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm

The five-partner team at Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm β€˜provides strong support for corporate and general business matters’, with β€˜very proactive’ team head Claire Pavlou coming highly recommended. The firm provided Greek law advice on Deloitte Greece’s shareholding and management restructuring, and assisted Wilhelmsen Ships Service with the reorganisation and subsequent sale of its local subsidiary to Survitec Group.

Leading individuals

Claire Pavlou - Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm

Leonidas Georgopoulos - Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm

Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm is β€˜an outstanding law firm with highly competent staff at all levels’ and β€˜a first choice for this area’ thanks to its β€˜excellent strategic advice and knowledge of national law’. John Kyriakides jointly leads the team with Anthony Hadjioannou, who has β€˜longstanding experience in dealing with major cases for international clients’. The firm successfully represented Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company in its successful bid to halt a campaign to boycott the company organised by labour unions.

Leading individuals

Anthony Hadjioannou - Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 2

Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm

Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm’s practice is headed by Anastasia Dritsa, a β€˜true competition specialist’ who β€˜possesses superb judgement and diplomatic skills’ while being a β€˜formidable and commanding presence in a court or hearing room’. The firm has been representing EstΓ©e Lauder throughout the HCC’s ten-year investigation into alleged collusion between cosmetics wholesalers.

Leading individuals

Anastasia Dritsa - Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 1

Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm

Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm has β€˜excellent knowledge of the employment legislation in Greece’ and is praised for β€˜providing advice geared towards avoiding the myriad pitfalls’. Practice head Effie Mitsopoulou β€˜provides all aspects of risks in any issue’, and is recommended alongside the β€˜excellent’ Ioanna Kyriazi, for her β€˜understanding of the real everyday business challenges’. Clients include Frigoglass, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company, and Aon Greece.

Leading individuals

Effie Mitsopoulou - Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm

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Energy
Energy - ranked: tier 1

Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm

Led by Gus Papamichalopoulos, Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm’s high-quality four-partner practice, recently advised China’s State Grid International Development on its acquisition of a 24% stake in the Greek electricity transmission system operator, ADMIE. Key partners include Elisabeth Eleftheriades, Ioanna Antonopoulou, and the recently promoted Evi Dimitropoulou.

Leading individuals

Gus Papamichalopoulos - Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 2

Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm

At Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm practice head Konstantinos Issaias (β€˜an expert in the Greek market’) has β€˜excellent local contacts in the various Greek regulatory bodies’. Clients include AIG, AON, and Swiss Life.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm

Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm provides β€˜an exceptionally high level of service, quick response times, sharp business acumen, and vast industry knowledge’. Clients include Coca-Cola, Pernod Ricard, and Allied Domecq Wines. Practice head Irene Kyriakides and Panagiota Vasileiadou β€˜build strong customer relationships and deliver customer-centric solutions’.

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Projects and privatisation
Projects and privatisation - ranked: tier 1

Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm

Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm represented State Grid International Development (SGID) on its acquisition of a 24% stake in independent power transmission operator, ADMIE. The firm is also assisting SNAM on its ongoing bid to acquire a minority stake in independent gas transmission system operator, DESFA. Gus Papamichalopoulos leads the highly rated team.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 2

Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm

Senior partner Leonidas Georgopoulos heads the team at Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm, which includes Gus Papamichalopoulos - Elisabeth Eleftheriades, and Panagiotis Pothos. The firm advised Viopar on the construction of a 5MW biomass plant, and is assisting a group of investors in a construction project in Bucharest.

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Restructuring and insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency - ranked: tier 2

Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm

β€˜High-level knowledge and competitive fees’ make Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm a popular choice for restructuring and insolvency work. Much of the firm’s work has an international element, often on behalf of debtor companies. The β€˜experienced and prompt’ Konstantinos Issaias heads the team.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 2

Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm

Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm represents several leading IT and telecoms clients, including Verizon, IBM, Buongiorno Hellas, and Vodafone. Konstantinos Vouterakos leads the team.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 3

Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm

Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm is praised for its β€˜prompt, to-the-point, and pragmatic’ advice, and clients single out β€˜patient and trusted’ team head Panagiotis Pothos. Clients include Kidare Partners, Frigoglass, Alpha Bank, and Merck Sharp & Dohme.

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