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Gregory Logothetis

Tel:
Work +30 210 360 7811
Email:
Koutalidis Law Firm

Work Department

Dispute Resolution

Position

Head of Arbitration and Litigation Department of Koutalidis Law Firm. Particular involvement in construction disputes and disputes relating to the unforeseen change of circumstances. Extensive experience in Public Procurement procedures and litigation. Head of the Procurement and Contracts department of the Public Power Corporation.

Career

Recent work includes representing: (i) the Concessionaire of a Greek Motorway (Aegean Motorway SA, comprising of companies such as Hochtief, Vinci, Aktor, J&P Avax) in arbitrations against the Greek State, where the Concessionaire was awarded a sum above 22 million Euros; a number of other major arbitrations between the same parties with an amount at stake of over 250 million Euros is currently pending, (ii) the defendant at a land dispute case against the Greek State, where the value in dispute exceeded an amount of 200 million Euros; (iii) the Constructor (Sofregaz) in a ICC Arbitration against a State controlled entity, where the Constructor was awarded a multimillion compensation as additional escalation costs; (iv) a defendant before the Greek courts, where the initially claimed contractual penalties of over 10 million Euros were reduced by an amount of around 90%; (v) the claimants (major-software companies, pharmaceuticals, constructors, utilities and airline operators) in multiple cases of proceedings before the Greek administrative courts pertaining to public procurement law issues; the total amount at stake for the past years exceeds 200 million Euros, (vi) Invensys Inc as defendant, in a major construction dispute before the Greek courts, with a claim of above 60 million Euros; (vii) a major pharmaceutical company, as claimant, in the successful settlement of claims arising out of distribution of pharmaceutical contracts; the client received 55 million Euros. Publications: Der finanzierte Abzahlungskauf.

Languages

Greek, English, German.

Member

Piraeus Bar Association. Lawyer qualified to appear before the Supreme Court of Greece.

Education

University of Munich School of Law (LL.B.).


Greece

Dispute resolution

Within: Leading individuals

Gregory Logothetis - Koutalidis Law Firm

Within: Dispute resolution

The ‘highly regarded’ team at Koutalidis Law Firm is active across finance, energy, construction and commercial disputes. It continues to advise a major Cypriot bank (in administration) in a case against a number of Greek entrepreneurs, and is advising Intrasoft International on several contentious matters. Gregory Logothetis and Evangelos Courakis head the team.

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Employment

Within: Employment

Koutalidis Law Firm advised R&R Ice Cream on the employment aspects of its joint venture with Nestlé’s to merge their ice cream businesses. Vetropack Holding, Fraport Greece and Quantum Pharma are also clients. Gregory Logothetis and Evangelos Courakis are key contacts.

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Energy

Within: Energy

Koutalidis Law Firm advised the Hellenic Republic Assets Development Fund on the privatisation of DEPA’s wholly owned subsidiary DESFA. Suzlon Energy and China Yangtze Power are also clients. Gregory Logothetis and Evangelos Courakis head the department.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

Koutalidis Law Firm is assisting Fraport Greece on the negotiation of construction contracts relating to the refurbishment and expansion of 14 Greek airports. It is also advising Aegean Motorway on real estate issues. Gregory Logothetis leads the team, and senior associate Ioannis Kaplanis is also singled out for praise.

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