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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

Koutalidis Law Firm¬†has 'one of the best teams in Athens for international arbitration' where the 'research is always exhaustive¬†and¬†meticulous when considering the facts of the case'. Practice head¬†Gregory Logothetis¬†'consistently delivers excellent results'. The recently promoted¬†Ioannis Kaptanis¬†is 'very knowledgeable on civil law matters', while¬†George Naskaris¬†is 'very diligent and knowledgeable of the intricacies of Greek tax law'. Recent highlights include advising Cyprus Popular Bank, which is in administration, on a ‚ā¨3.79bn global injunction against several Greek entrepreneurs. Other clients include Invensys, Fraport, and Crete Golf.¬†Evangelos Courakis¬†is also recommended.

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Employment

Within: Employment

Koutalidis Law Firm is recommended for its advisory and litigation expertise. The firm's heavy corporate workload also ensures a considerable flow of transaction support work. Dispute resolution partners Gregory Logothetis and Evangelos Courakis are the main contacts.

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Energy

Within: Energy

Koutalidis Law Firm has a sterling track record advising on energy-related transactions and infrastructure projects. It also has strong expertise in privatisation deals as well as disputes. Gregory Logothetis and Evangelos Courakis are both active in this sector.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

Gregory Logothetis¬†leads the high-quality team at¬†Koutalidis Law Firm, which is recommended for contentious and non-contentious matters. Recently, it represented Kekrops on a ‚ā¨10m land ownership dispute with the municipality of Philothei-Psychiko. On the development side, it advised the Indian company GMR on a construction contract for the New Kastelli Airport.

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