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16 VASILISSIS SOFIAS AVENUE, 10674 ATHENS, GREECE
Tel:
Work +30 210 361 5544
Fax:
Fax +30 21 360 9168
Email:
Web:
www.papapolitis.com

John Papapolitis

Tel:
Work 00302103615544
Email:
Papapolitis & Papapolitis

Work Department

Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution, Energy, Real Estate

Position

Chairman

Career

John Papapolitis is the Chairman of the Firm and has served as its managing partner for over 25 years. He has been instrumental in creating an international culture and outlook within the Firm and expanding its global reach by advising international clients in many of the reported and pioneering M&A and privatization transactions that have taken place in Greece.

Under John’s leadership the Firm furthered its mission of providing legal services of the highest quality, paying the utmost attention to client satisfaction and maintaining our deeply rooted commitment to professional ethics.

He has represented multinational and local leaders in the real estate, finance, hospitality, infrastructure, gaming, telecommunications and energy industries. John’s practice extends to over 35 years of experience and he is widely recognized authority in the Greek legal market.

Member

Vice Chairman of the Association for Foreign Investments in Tourism in Greece (AFIT)

Education

LLB (Merit), University of Thessaloniki

BA in Political Science & Economics, University of Toronto

Postgraduate Studies in Shipping Law, University College London


Greece

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Papapolitis & Papapolitis is praised for its ‘extremely positive results’ and ‘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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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

According to clients, Papapolitis & Papapolitis has ‘the feel of a Magic Circle firm’, with firm chairman John Papapolitis highlighted as ‘an undisputed authority in Greek real estate, as well as an outstanding negotiator’. Also recommended is George Gravias, who ‘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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