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Greece

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 2

Dryllerakis & Associates

Dryllerakis & Associates’ ‘very responsive’ department is led by the ‘commercialSophia Grigoriadou. The firm is acting for the Hellenic Financial Stability Fund in proceedings against the former management of Proton Bank, and is also advising the fund on the revision of relationship framework agreements with four banking institutions.

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

Dryllerakis & Associates

The ‘goal-oriented’ team at Dryllerakis & Associates delivers ‘excellent response times’. It advised SOCAR on its successful bid in the €400m privatisation of 66% of DESFA, and acted for Carlsberg Group and Mythos Brewery on the merger between Mythos Brewery and Olympic Brewery. Practice head Emmanuel Dryllerakis has ‘excellent business perspective’, and John Dryllerakis and Cleomenis Yannikas are also recommended. Former general counsel of Carlsberg in Greece, Vassilis Constantinidis joined the firm in October 2014.

Leading individuals

Emmanuel Dryllerakis - Dryllerakis & Associates

John Dryllerakis - Dryllerakis & Associates

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Dryllerakis & Associates

Dryllerakis & Associates is praised for its ‘business-orientated approach’, ‘swift replies’ and ability to ‘think outside the box’. It is acting for the Hellenic Financial Stability Fund in relation to over 40 claims relating to the demise of Proton Bank. John Damilakis leads on civil and criminal matters, while John Dryllerakis, who is ‘in a class of his own’, heads the arbitration and administrative practice. Gerassimos Apergis is ‘an excellent litigator’, and Vassilis Constantinidis is also recommended.

Leading individuals

John Dryllerakis - Dryllerakis & Associates

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 1

Dryllerakis & Associates

Dryllerakis & Associates has ‘a leading competition law practice’ and ‘excellent expertise in dealing with sensitive cases’. It acted for Mythos Brewery in an abuse of dominant position case against Athenian Brewery, and also advised a number of Greek clients in the poultry industry regarding alleged horizontal anti-competitive agreements. Emmanuel Dryllerakis heads the team; Cleomenis Yannikas is ‘first rate’; and John Dryllerakis is ‘hugely experienced’ and ‘very hardworking’.

Leading individuals

Emmanuel Dryllerakis - Dryllerakis & Associates

John Dryllerakis - Dryllerakis & Associates

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 1

Dryllerakis & Associates

Dryllerakis & Associates’ ‘responsive’ and ‘professional team’ is led by John Damilakis. It recently advised Shiseido Hellas on a business transfer, and also acts for Systems Sunlight, Dr. Oetker Hellas and Henkel. The team was boosted by the arrival of Vassilis Constantinidis in October 2014, and Sophia Grigoriadou is also recommended.

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Energy
Energy - ranked: tier 2

Dryllerakis & Associates

With an ‘experienced’ team, Dryllerakis & Associates has ‘a great energy practice’. It is advising Elpedison on the vertical integration of its power generation and trading activities, and LARCO and Socar Energy are also clients. Emmanuel Dryllerakis heads the team, and John Dryllerakis is also recommended.

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Projects and privatisation
Projects and privatisation - ranked: tier 1

Dryllerakis & Associates

Emmanuel Dryllerakis heads ‘a brilliant team of professionals’ at Dryllerakis & Associates. The firm is advising SOCAR on the privatisation of DEFSA, and is instructed by the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund on the privatisation of the Greek Horse Racing Organisation. The ‘experienced’ department John Dryllerakis and Cleomenis Yannikas are recommended along with Sophia Grigoriadou, who is ‘easy to work with’ and has great ‘attention to detail’.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 1

Dryllerakis & Associates

Voula Anargyrou heads Dryllerakis & Associates’ ‘excellent department’, which continues to act for Minoan Group on the €267m development and operation of a holiday and leisure resort. It is also representing the operator of a shopping centre and cinema complex in a dispute. Sophia Grigoriadou is ‘extremely knowledgeable’ and ‘commercially aware’.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 1

Dryllerakis & Associates

Dryllerakis & Associates is always ‘up to date on tax developments’, and provides ‘an exceptional service’ with ‘a result-oriented approach’. Clients include Vernilac, Regency Entertainment, Ecolab and Pirelli Tyres. The firm also has expertise in tax evasion and money-laundering cases, with Vassilis Constantinidis recommended. Department head Sophia Grigoriadou has ‘in-depth and hands-on knowledge’, and John Dryllerakis is ‘one of the most venerable tax lawyers in Greece’.

Leading individuals

John Dryllerakis - Dryllerakis & Associates

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Greece

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