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Greece

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 2

Papapolitis & Papapolitis

The β€˜very impressive team’ at Papapolitis & Papapolitis provides an β€˜exceptional overall service’, and is among β€˜the most business-oriented law firms in the Greek market’. The firm advised the underwriters, Morgan Stanley and Citigroup, on the Greek law issues of Energean Oil & Gas’s Β£1bn listing on the London Stock Exchange. Practice head Nikolaos Katsaros has β€˜excellent knowledge of the law and is very capable in complex transactions’. Nicholas Papapolitis β€˜delivers a first-class service’.

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

Papapolitis & Papapolitis

An β€˜all-round first-rate business law firm’, Papapolitis & Papapolitis β€˜provides a top-notch service similar to that of Magic Circle law firms in the UK’. The firm has a particularly strong following among private equity funds, and recently advised VΓ€rde Partners on its €330m acquisition from Lamda Development of the ownership interests of two of Greece’s largest shopping malls. Clients consider Nicholas Papapolitis β€˜a true rainmaker’ and also rate the β€˜very diligent, technical and hardworking’ Evi Tsilou.

Leading individuals

Nikos Papapolitis - Papapolitis & Papapolitis

Next generation lawyers

Elmina Chadio - Papapolitis & Papapolitis

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Papapolitis & Papapolitis

Papapolitis & Papapolitis is praised for its β€˜extremely positive results’ and β€˜very effective strategy’. The firm is representing the Intralot Group in a €150m dispute before the Court of Appeal against a local gaming provider, Glory Technology. George Gravias heads the team, which includes the highly regarded John Papapolitis.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 3

Papapolitis & Papapolitis

Papapolitis & Papapolitis covers all areas of employment law, as well as pensions, benefits and data protection. George Gravias leads the team whose clients include Vodafone, Philips and Intracom Holdings.

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Energy
Energy - ranked: tier 3

Papapolitis & Papapolitis

Papapolitis & Papapolitis’s β€˜outstanding’ team is praised for its β€˜commitment and positive approach’. The firm recently advised Cetracore Energy, a subsidiary of the Rosneft Group, on its acquisition of assets from Mamidoil-Jetoil, a major Greek oil trader. Nicholas Papapolitis has a good reputation.

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Projects and privatisation
Projects and privatisation - ranked: tier 2

Papapolitis & Papapolitis

At Papapolitis & Papapolitis the service is β€˜excellent, always direct and to the point’. The firm advised Lamda Development on the €8bn takeover of the Hellinikon project from HRADF, and acted for Morgan Stanley as financial adviser to HRADF on the €237m sale of a 66% stake in the Piraeus Port Authority to Cosco. Nicholas Papapolitis is β€˜an amazing negotiator’, and the β€˜very knowledgeable’ George Gravias is noted for his β€˜great experience in privatisations’.

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

Papapolitis & Papapolitis

According to clients, Papapolitis & Papapolitis has β€˜the feel of a Magic Circle firm’, with firm chairman John Papapolitis highlighted as β€˜an undisputed authority in Greek real estate, as well as an outstanding negotiator’. Also recommended is George Gravias, who β€˜brings a wealth of industry knowledge and expertise’. The firm advised London & Regional Properties on its €35m acquisition of Amathus Beach Hotel Rhodes and Amathus Elite Suites.

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