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Greece

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

Dryllerakis & Associates

Dryllerakis & Associates’ β€˜very good’ team is praised for its β€˜can-do’ spirit, in addition to its β€˜good value and flexible pricing’. β€˜Pragmatic and responsive’ senior partner Emmanuel Dryllerakis heads the team, which includes John Dryllerakis and the β€˜fantastic and very knowledgeable’ Sophia Grigoriadou. Recently the firm advised Sunlight Systems on a €50m bond issue on the Athens Stock Exchange. Other clients include Eurobank, Alpha Bank and NBG.

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

Dryllerakis & Associates

Dryllerakis & Associates provides a β€˜very good level of service’. Emmanuel Dryllerakis heads the team and is supported by John Dryllerakis, Cleomenis Yannikas, the β€˜highly experienced’ John Damilakis, and the β€˜very professional’ Aliki Damilakis. The firm advised a consortium of DIEP, Terminal Link and Belterra, as preferred bidder on the €230m privatisation of Thessaloniki Port Authority.

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 β€˜one of the best firms in Greece for litigation’. Team head John Damilakis covers civil and criminal litigation and has β€˜excellent knowledge and gives accurate solutions to serious problems and issues’, while John Dryllerakis heads the arbitration and administrative litigation side, where he β€˜is in a class of his own’. Clients also rate Gerassimos Apergis for his β€˜excellent work and understanding of the issues’. Recently the firm represented Siemens and Russian company Power Machines in contentious issues surrounding its extrication from a contract with Public Power Corporation.

Leading individuals

John Dryllerakis - Dryllerakis & Associates

Next generation lawyers

Panagiotis Kakaletris - Dryllerakis & Associates

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 1

Dryllerakis & Associates

Dryllerakis & Associates has long held its position as β€˜a leading firm in EU and Greek competition law’, thanks in part to its β€˜longstanding experience representing clients before the HCC’. John Dryllerakis is singled out for his pre-eminent experience. Cleomenis Yannikas and Emmanuel Dryllerakis are also recommended. In a recent highlight the firm assisted cosmetics retailer Hondos Center with negotiating a settlement with the HCC following an investigation.

Leading individuals

Emmanuel Dryllerakis - Dryllerakis & Associates

John Dryllerakis - Dryllerakis & Associates

Next generation lawyers

Sotiris Dempegiotis - Dryllerakis & Associates

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 1

Dryllerakis & Associates

Dryllerakis & Associates is praised for its β€˜very good industry knowledge and professionalism’. The firm recently advised Henkel Hellas on its restructuring and collective redundancy programme. Other clients include Aquila Hotels, Eurobank and MondelΔ“z Hellas. John Damilakis heads the team, which includes Vassilis Constantinidis, who is recommended for contentious issues.

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Energy
Energy - ranked: tier 2

Dryllerakis & Associates

At Dryllerakis & Associates, the β€˜charismatic, experienced, energetic and extremely practical’ John Dryllerakis is β€˜able to break down a complicated matter to its ingredients and address them’. Clients also rate Emmanuel Dryllerakis (β€˜a pleasure to work with’), the β€˜knowledgeable and focused’ Cleomenis Yannikas, and the β€˜experienced’ John Damilakis. Highlights included representing the mining company, Larco, in an electricity price dispute with the state-owned Public Power Corporation.

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Projects and privatisation
Projects and privatisation - ranked: tier 1

Dryllerakis & Associates

Dryllerakis & Associates recently advised the consortium of preferred bidders, including DIEP, Terminal Link and Belterra, on the €230m privatisation of the Thessaloniki Port Authority. Emmanuel Dryllerakis leads the well-regarded team, which includes John Dryllerakis and Cleomenis Yannikas.

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

Dryllerakis & Associates

The β€˜very strong’ team at Dryllerakis & Associates is considered β€˜best in class’, thanks to its β€˜experience and in-depth understanding of the Greek real estate regime’. The firm advised Minoan Group on the construction and operation of a hotel and golf resort in Greece. Team head Voula Anargyrou and Sophia Grigoriadou are recommended.

Next generation lawyers

Maria Stoumpidi - Dryllerakis & Associates

Stella Yannika - Dryllerakis & Associates

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 1

Dryllerakis & Associates

Dryllerakis & Associates is praised for its β€˜profound expertise, in-depth knowledge and holistic approach’. Senior managing partner John Dryllerakis is β€˜one of a kind’ whose β€˜tremendous reputation is still an understatement’. Team head Sophia Grigoriadou is also praised for her β€˜strong business insights and deep knowledge of tax legislation’. Recently the team represented Danone in a tax dispute before the Athens Court of First Instance, and successfully acted for Eurobank in an appeal brought before the Supreme Administrative Court.

Leading individuals

John Dryllerakis - Dryllerakis & Associates

Sophia Grigoriadou - Dryllerakis & Associates

Next generation lawyers

John Papadakis - Dryllerakis & Associates

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White-collar crime
White-collar crime - ranked: tier 2

Dryllerakis & Associates

Key figures at Dryllerakis & Associates include John Damilakis and Vassilis Constantinidis, who is β€˜a high-quality lawyer for white-collar crime’. The firm is representing the Hellenic Financial Stability Fund against civil and criminal claims concerning alleged embezzlement of funds in the Proton Bank. The firm is also advising Aegean Airlines in a civil and criminal claim against the online travel agency, Airfasttickets.

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