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Greece

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 1

PotamitisVekris Law Firm

The ‘very responsive’ team at PotamitisVekris Law Firm, which is led by the ‘brilliantGeorge Bersis, advised Fairfax Financial Holdings and other international investors on the recapitalisation of Eurobank. It also advised Piraeus Bank on its €4.93bn recapitalisation. Stathis Potamitis is ‘outstanding’ and Euripides Ioannou is ‘brilliant’. Associate Anthea Terlegas is also recommended.

Leading individuals

George Bersis - PotamitisVekris Law Firm

Stathis Potamitis - PotamitisVekris Law Firm

Next generation lawyers

Anthea Terlegas - PotamitisVekris Law Firm

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

PotamitisVekris Law Firm

The ‘outstanding’ practice at PotamitisVekris Law Firm has ‘a strong sense of client service’, ‘an ability to combine a good knowledge of the law with business acumen’, and is increasingly adopting a sector-focused approach. It advised DECA on the establishment of an alternative investment fund, and assisted Fairfax with its acquisition of Eurolife. Team head Stathis Potamitis is ‘extremely well regarded’, and George Bersis is ‘experienced’. Vassilis Stergiou, Euripides Ioannou and Alexandros Kortesis are also noted.

Leading individuals

George Bersis - PotamitisVekris Law Firm

Stathis Potamitis - PotamitisVekris Law Firm

Next generation lawyers

Vassilis Stergiou - PotamitisVekris Law Firm

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

PotamitisVekris Law Firm

The team at PotamitisVekris Law Firm draws praise for its ‘professional’ and ‘in-depth’ approach. Its expertise covers commercial, administrative, white-collar criminal, employment, IP and IT-related cases. It continues to advise Procter & Gamble in a matter brought against it by a former distributor. Key individuals include arbitration practice head Vicky Psaltis, the ‘exceptionalKonstantinos Papadiamantis, and the ‘brilliantXenophon Paparrigopoulos.

Leading individuals

Konstantinos Papadiamantis - PotamitisVekris Law Firm

Xenophon Paparrigopoulos - PotamitisVekris Law Firm

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 2

PotamitisVekris Law Firm

Xenophon Paparrigopoulos has an ‘outstanding reputation’ and heads the team at PotamitisVekris Law Firm. The team is advising Procter & Gamble on an abuse of dominance matter. Astrazeneca, DIAS, and Notos Com Holdings are also clients. Associate Vassilis Stergiou is recommended.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 1

PotamitisVekris Law Firm

PotamitisVekris Law Firm represented TrainOSE in a dispute with 44 employees of an external service provider, and continues to advise American Express Bank on lawsuits brought by former employees. Team head Alexios Papastavrou is recommended.

Leading individuals

Alexios Papastavrou - PotamitisVekris Law Firm

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Energy
Energy - ranked: tier 1

PotamitisVekris Law Firm

PotamitisVekris Law Firm’s ‘top-notch’ team has ‘excellent knowledge’, and is advising Alpha Bank as lead arranger on the financing of an integrated waste management PPP project. Terna Energy is instructing the firm on a wind farm project in Attica. Team head Euripides Ioannou is ‘knowledgeable and responsive’.

Leading individuals

Euripides Ioannou - PotamitisVekris Law Firm

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

PotamitisVekris Law Firm

The ‘strong team’ at PotamitisVekris Law Firm is led by Xenophon Paparrigopoulos and advises on copyright, patent and trade mark matters. Associate Alexandros Koliothomas is ‘an expert in patent and trade mark issues’.

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Projects and privatisation
Projects and privatisation - ranked: tier 1

PotamitisVekris Law Firm

PotamitisVekris Law Firm’s ‘prompt’ and ‘proactive’ team is active in projects in the real estate and energy sectors, and is particularly noted for its financing and PPP expertise. The team advised Alpha Bank on the financing of an integrated waste management PPP project. Team head Euripides Ioannou is ‘fantastic’ and George Bersis is ‘highly skilled’ and ‘professional’.

Leading individuals

Euripides Ioannou - PotamitisVekris Law Firm

George Bersis - PotamitisVekris Law Firm

Next generation lawyers

Evangelia Kounenou - PotamitisVekris Law Firm

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 1

PotamitisVekris Law Firm

The ‘first-rate’ team at PotamitisVekris Law Firm is assisting Oaktree Capital Management with the acquisition of the Sani Resort, and is advising Bank of Cyprus on its real estate portfolio in Greece. George Bersis heads the team, and Euripides Ioannou is also noted.

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Shipping finance
Shipping finance - ranked: tier 3

PotamitisVekris Law Firm

PotamitisVekris Law Firm’s ‘prompt and professional’ team advised an individual on the purchase of a pleasure yacht, as well as the establishment of a maritime company. Vicky Psaltis heads the team and associate Paraskevi Maniou is also noted.

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Shipping litigation
Shipping litigation - ranked: tier 2

PotamitisVekris Law Firm

PotamitisVekris Law Firm’s ‘excellent’ team is led by Konstantinos Papadiamantis. Its expertise spans charterparty, cargo and insurance disputes.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 2

PotamitisVekris Law Firm

Xenophon Paparrigopoulos heads the team at PotamitisVekris Law Firm, which is active across technology, media and telecoms matters, and is particularly strong in data protection and privacy. It advised Coca-Cola HBC Services on its new corporate website, and is advising Wind Hellas on the potential acquisition of Forthnet.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 3

PotamitisVekris Law Firm

The ‘brilliantAspasia Malliou heads the team at PotamitisVekris Law Firm, which advises Citibank International on tax issues, and Bank of Cyprus & Cyprus Leasing on tax issues and administrative procedures. Other clients include British Airways and Qatar Airways. The team also delivers tax advice to individuals.

Leading individuals

Aspasia Malliou - PotamitisVekris Law Firm

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