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Sarantitis

9 ANAGNOSTOPOULOU STREET, 106 73 ATHENS, GREECE
Tel:
Work +30 210 367 0400
Fax:
Fax +30 210 362 1595
Email:
Web:
www.sarantitis.com
Athens, Piraeus, Salonica

Greece

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 3

Sarantitis

The β€˜very hands-on’ team at Sarantitis has a β€˜strong knowledge of the financial services sector’. The firm is recommended for restructuring, regulatory and disputes work. HSBC is a major client, which it advised on a €13m loan to Upstream Marketing Programs. Alexandros Metaxas leads the team.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

Sarantitis

The β€˜excellent’ team at Sarantitis is praised for its β€˜tailored approach to meeting the client’s needs’. Team head Dorotheos Samoladas and Dionyssia Gamvrakis are praised for their β€˜excellent business acumen and appropriate advice’. The firm recently advised the international grid operator Terna on its ultimately unsuccessful bid for a 24% stake in ADMIE. The Greek multinational MJ Maillis is a major client.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Sarantitis

Theodora Monochartzis leads the team at Sarantitis. The firm has been representing HSBC and HSBC Private Bank Suisse in several claims relating to investments in Madoff bonds. Other key partners include Alexandros Metaxas, Gregory Vlachos, Maria Papamichalopoulou, and Terina Raptis.

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 4

Sarantitis

The β€˜committed, efficient and creative’ Terina Raptis leads the team at Sarantitis, which recently advised Powerbrook on state aid issues linked to the restructuring of its casino business.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 2

Sarantitis

Theodora Monochartzis and Terina Raptis at Sarantitis are both well versed in employment law. The firm recently advised Zim Integrated Shipping Services on three lawsuits filed by ex-employees.

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Energy
Energy - ranked: tier 3

Sarantitis

Sarantitis recently advised Terna Rete Elettrica Internazionale on its bid to acquire a 24% stake in ADMIE. Theodora Monochartzis leads the team.

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 2

Sarantitis

Sarantitis has good expertise in the marine insurance industry. It has been representing the insurers of the Alexandros T in ongoing litigation that has reached the Court of Appeal. Alexandros Metaxas and Dionyssia Gamvrakis are recommended.

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Projects and privatisation
Projects and privatisation - ranked: tier 3

Sarantitis

Sarantitis recently advised Terna on its bid to acquire a 24% stake in ADMIE. Practice head Dorotheos Samoladas is highly rated by clients.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 4

Sarantitis

The team at Sarantitis is comprised of β€˜highly skilled professionals with a strong understanding of the law’. Team head Alexandros Athanassiou and Dionyssia Gamvrakis are praised for their β€˜integrity, hands-on experience, and ability to meet demanding deadlines’.

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Restructuring and insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency - ranked: tier 2

Sarantitis

The β€˜very hands-on’ lawyers at Sarantitis are praised for their β€˜proactive approach, very clear and precise advice, and excellent project management skills’. The firm assisted BDO Greece on the special administration of three Greek hotel companies. The team also advised the Maillis Group on its €172m restructuring. Practice head Dorotheos Samoladas is highly recommended, as is disputes expert Gregory Vlachos.

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Shipping finance
Shipping finance - ranked: tier 3

Sarantitis

The β€˜experienced and hardworking’ associate Eleni Papakosta leads the team at Sarantitis where β€˜the advice is always to the best of our interests’. Clients include Chronos Shipping, Zim Hellas, and Cuma Shipmanagement.

Next generation lawyers

Eleni Papakosta - Sarantitis

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Shipping litigation
Shipping litigation - ranked: tier 2

Sarantitis

Sarantitis continues to represent the insurers of the Alexandros T in an ongoing $184m claim before the Court of Appeal. Eleni Papakosta leads the team, which includes litigation partner Alexandros Metaxas.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 2

Sarantitis

Antonis Katsigiannis leads the team at Sarantitis, which acts for telecoms clients including PCCW Global Telecommunications Services. On the IT side it represents online gaming company Playtika.

Next generation lawyers

Antonis Katsigiannis - Sarantitis

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 3

Sarantitis

Sarantitis recently advised Alpiq Group in a €6.5m tax dispute with the authorities. Gregory Vlachos leads the team.

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

Sarantitis

Sarantitis has an active criminal law practice led by Maria Papamichalopoulou. The firm recently defended a company CEO against a real estate fraud claim, and represented an individual in a criminal investigation linked to ship financing loans.

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