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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

George Gravias

Tel:
Work 00302103615544
Email:
Papapolitis & Papapolitis

Work Department

Dispute Resolution, Real Estate, Restructuring & Insolvency

Position

Partner

Career

2007 Partner, Papapolitis & Papapolitis

2001 - 2007 Partner, C. Alexiou and Partners

1991 - 2001 Associate, C. Alexiou and Partners

Education

PhD Candidate in Mediation Law, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

LLM in Corporate, Labour and Civil Procedure Law (Merit), National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

LLB (Merit), National and Kapodistrian University of Athens


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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Employment

Within: Employment

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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Projects and privatisation

Within: Projects and privatisation

At Papapolitis & Papapolitis the service is ‘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 ‘an amazing negotiator’, and the ‘very knowledgeableGeorge Gravias is noted for his ‘great experience in privatisations’.

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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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