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Drakopoulos Law Firm

Work +30 210 683 6561
Athens, Bucharest, Tirana

Panagiotis Drakopoulos

Work +30 210 6836561
Drakopoulos Law Firm

Work Department

Corporate, M&As, Commercial, IP


Senior Partner


Panagiotis Drakopoulos is the founding partner of Drakopoulos Law Firm, a regional firm offering legal services in 11 countries across SEE. He has over 20 years of experience in advising corporations, management, institutions and entrepreneurs on both domestic and cross border transactions.Β He specializes in various areas of corporate activity, includingΒ M&As, partnership structures, venture capital and joint ventures, assisting private and institutional investors to invest in the SEE region. He regularly contributes articles and reports in various local and international publications.


Greek, English, French


Athens Bar, Bucharest Bar, IBA, INTA


Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (LLB), University of Hull, UK (LL.M. International Business Law)


Legal market overview

Within: Legal market overview

Greek firm Drakopoulos Law Firm has substantial project-related experience. Together with Panagiotis Drakopoulos, team head Besnik Duraj recently acted for a local subsidiary of National Oilwell Varco in a dispute with a US-based oil extraction company. In another matter, they advised Hygeia Hospital Tirana on services agreements with healthcare and health insurance services providers.

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Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

The β€˜responsive’ team at Drakopoulos Law Firm advised Intrakat on financing for the €30m construction of the Shtip hospital in Skopje, Macedonia. Panagiotis Drakopoulos and of counsel George Sinanidis are β€˜excellent’.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Drakopoulos Law Firm’s β€˜knowledgeable’ team is β€˜strong on cross-border mandates’ and is led by Panagiotis Drakopoulos. It assisted Intrakat on its establishment in Macedonia. Georgia Konstantinidou is singled out for praise.

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Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Drakopoulos Law Firm is noted for its β€˜excellent industry knowledge’. It advised Rotam on a dispute regarding counterfeit products. Panagiotis Drakopoulos leads the department, and of counsel George Sinanidis is also noted.

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EU and competition

Within: EU and competition

Drakopoulos Law Firm is instructed by a UK fund on competition matters related to a cross-border acquisition involving three EU jurisdictions. Panagiotis Drakopoulos is noted.

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Within: Employment

Key work for Drakopoulos Law Firm included advising TUI Travel on the transfer of French employees to its Greek subsidiary. The team is led by Panagiotis Drakopoulos.

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Within: Energy

Drakopoulos Law Firm advised Intrakat on a service agreement with ROMO Wind. The firm demonstrates β€˜excellent experience’. Panagiotis Drakopoulos is the key contact.

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Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

Drakopoulos Law Firm’s β€˜attentive’ team delivers β€˜high-quality and personalised’ advice. It advised Indivior on a trade mark matter and was instructed by Centogene on a data protection case. Daimler and Asics are also clients. Michalis Kosmopoulos is β€˜excellent’ and Panagiotis Drakopoulos provides β€˜innovative and market-savvy’ solutions. Of counsel Maria Sinanidou is also singled out.

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Projects and privatisation

Within: Projects and privatisation

Drakopoulos Law Firm’s β€˜practical’ team acts for clients such as TUI Travel and Pimara. Panagiotis Drakopoulos is noted.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

Drakopoulos Law Firm advised a member of the Qatari Royal Family on the €1m purchase of a flat in Athens, and advised Los Barberos on the purchase of real estate for a multi-use development. Panagiotis Drakopoulos is recommended.

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Within: TMT

Drakopoulos Law Firm’s β€˜experienced’ team advised Centogene on a data protection matter. Hero Sinanidou and Panagiotis Drakopoulos are β€˜first rate’.

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