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4 VALAORITOU STREET, 106 71 ATHENS, GREECE
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Work +30 210 360 7811
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Fax +30 210 360 0069
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www.koutalidis.gr

Evangelos Courakis

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

Work Department

Energy, Dispute Resolution.

Position

Partner. Energy law with specialization in renewable energy projects (legal aspects of project licensing, land acquisition, EPC drafting and negotiation and project development). Arbitration and Litigation. Employment law (executive contracts) and privatizations. Commercial contracts and settlement agreements.

Career

Relevant client / cases include: China Development Bank (financing of numerous PV Projects - review of such projects); Sunpower (licensing of more than 200MW of greenfield PV projects); NurMOH (licensing of the first solar thermal plant in Greece); Endesa Europa (participation to JV for 3 CCGT plants with total expected capacity of 1146MW); Rokas SA (acquisition of majority stake in major RES projects owner); RF Energy (negotiation of numerous EPC contracts with Vestas); Suzlon Wind (disputes with Greek manufacturer); Sofregaz (arbitration against the Greek Gas Operator); Acquisition by investors of entity participating to more than 17 RES Projects with total planned capacity over 700MW; Publications: Co-contributor in the book "Energy Law and Regulation in the EU" (Sweet & Maxwell - chapter of Greece for 2004). Numerous publications on matters of corporate law.

Languages

Greek, English, French, German.

Member

Athens Bar Association. Association of Commercial Law Specialists. Lawyer before the Court of Appeals.

Education

LL.M., University of Cambridge. LL.B. and B.Phil., University of Athens.


Greece

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Among the best’ for dispute resolution, Koutalidis Law Firm has a good track record advising clients in the finance, energy and construction sectors, and is also recommended for insolvency-related disputes. Gregory Logothetis and Evangelos Courakis are highly recommended.

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Employment

Within: Employment

Koutalidis Law Firm has a strong reputation for contentious and non-contentious employment law. Gregory Logothetis and Evangelos Courakis are the main contacts.

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Energy

Within: Energy

Koutalidis Law Firm represents clients on major infrastructure projects, corporate transactions and disputes. The firm’s track record includes several significant privatisations in the sector. Gregory Logothetis and Evangelos Courakis are key contacts.

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