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Konstantinos P Papadiamantis

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Work +30 210 3380 000
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PotamitisVekris Law Firm

Position

Partner specialising in n dispute resolution focusing on civil and criminal litigation and arbitration as well as insolvency and restructuring. Konstantinos has represented clients in a wide variety of commercial and civil disputes, including those arising from breach of the regulations governing a range of industries such as banking, pharmaceutical, medicinal products and transport. He has also represented clients on violation of intellectual and industrial property before the Competition Commission. In addition, Konstantinos has extensive experience advising on white-collar crime, in particular acting on behalf of companies and individuals in the field of breach of banking and stock exchange regulations, along with representing clients in disputes emanating from public procurement. He also participated in one of the first arbitrations to be run under the rules of the Greek Association for Maritime Arbitration.

Career

Konstantinos is a former independent non–executive director of Emporiki Bank (2008-13).

Languages

Greek, English, French and German.

Member

Athens Bar Association (1986), Paris Bar Association (1994).

Education

Université de Paris-X (Nanterre), PhD (1990); Université de Paris-2, DEA in EEC Law (1988); Université de Paris-2 Institut de Droit Comparé, Diploma in Comparative Law (1987); Université de Paris-2, DEA Philosophy of Law (1985); University of Athens, LLB (1983).


Greece

Dispute resolution

Within: Leading individuals

Konstantinos Papadiamantis - PotamitisVekris Law Firm

Within: Dispute resolution

The β€˜highly professional’ Konstantinos Papadiamantis leads the β€˜excellent’ team at PotamitisVekris Law Firm, which provides β€˜a one-stop-shop service’ for all areas of dispute resolution. The firm successfully represented the Bank of Cyprus before the Supreme Court, reversing a €30m judgment against the bank, and acted for Procter & Gamble in a €17.5m dispute with a former distributor. Key partners include Xenophon Paparrigopoulos, who is noted for competition and trade mark issues, and Alexandros Kortesis.

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Employment

Within: Employment

The β€˜very knowledgeable, responsive and accessible’ Alexios Papastavrou leads the team at PotamitisVekris Law Firm. Recently the firm successfully represented Aget-Iraklis before the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice in a groundbreaking dispute concerning the application of EU law on collective redundancies in Greece. Konstantinos Papadiamantis is active on the disputes front.

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Shipping litigation

Within: Shipping litigation

Disputes partner Konstantinos Papadiamantis at PotamitisVekris Law Firm has a good track record. Clients include Eurobulk, Minerva Marine and Chemnav Shipmanagement.

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White-collar crime

Within: Leading individuals

Konstantinos Papadiamantis - PotamitisVekris Law Firm

Within: White-collar crime

At PotamitisVekris Law Firm, practice head Konstantinos Papadiamantis has more than 20 years’ experience representing clients in white-collar crime cases. Areas of expertise include anti-money laundering, breach of trust, anti-competitive practices, tax offences and criminal law related to regulated activities. Major clients include Citibank and Procter & Gamble. The firm recently defended Kostas Louropoulos, the former president of OPAP and the Hellenic Communication and Post Commission, against accusations of breach of trust and duty.

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