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Theodore Pistiolis

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Andersen Legal - Pistiolis - Triantafyllos & Associates Law Firm

Work Department

Corporate & Commercial law, Corporate Employment & Labor law, Energy Law, Telecoms, Media and Technology (TMT).

Position

Managing Partner and Head of Corporate & Commercial Law Practice, Telecoms, media and Technology (TMT). His main practice includes commercial and corporate litigation and arbitration - both national and international. He also serves as general counsel for corporations and organizations and represents them in all aspects of their corporate life across a variety of industries such as Real Estate Construction & Land Development; IT, Media; Pharmaceutical; Food and Beverage; Transport; Consumer products; Sports; Retail; and the Public Sector. Has successfully represented in court as well as in dispute resolution organisations, such as mediation and arbitration, clients across numerous industries. His expertise extends to issues such as change of control transactions, restructuring, schemes of arrangement, statutory and regulatory compliance, shareholder meeting and agreements, corporate counseling, insolvency & financial restructuting, government contracts, venture capital, private equity, shareholder litigation, project development and finance, mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures. He also offers legal advice in restructuring, stock exchange issues on public transactions, contract drafting and negotiation of private transactions, licensing agreements, technology transfer transactions, strategic partnering, customer and supplier agreements, consumer law and credit, standard terms and conditions, sponsorship, franchising, contractual liability, advertising and marketing, trading standards, sales promotion, agency and distribution, outsourcing, facilities management and all aspects of trading law; software development and licensing; reseller arrangements, systems supply and outsourcing; consumer law, product liability and trading standards. He also provides services for major clients, including identifying new developments in national and EU policy, assessing the likely impact of proposed developments, assisting in influencing the content of the proposed legislation by helping clients to present their views to decision-makers,and where necessary drafting amendments to proposed legislation.

Career

Prior to founding the Firm, he has worked as an associate in a major law firm. He also worked as Legal counsel to the Greek Minister of Trade and Commerce. He participated as Minister’s Legal counsel in all major legislative initiatives and drafted Minister’s decisions and Bills. He has also been appointed as a Supervisor, on behalf of Ministry of Trade & Commerce of the Winding up procedure of a Major Insurance Company. He has also worked in European Commission DG XVII (Energy) specializing in issues related to Electricity and Gas Networks. Finally he worked in Minister's of Defence Cabinet as a counsel to Communication Public Relation issues.

Languages

Greek, English.

Member

Athens Bar Association. International Bar Association (I.B.A.).

Education

National University of Athens, School of Law (LL.B.); University of Athens, Mass Media & Communication Department (E.M.M.A.B.A).


Greece

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Pistiolis - Triantafyllos & Associates is 'a valuable partner' with a mix of 'international approach and local expertise'. The firm is especially active in the TMT, energy and construction sectors. Recently, it advised Engie on its acquisition of an electricity and biogas company. Managing partner Theodore Pistiolis is 'an attorney you can trust your business with'.

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Employment

Within: Employment

Pistiolis - Triantafyllos & Associates is a 'key partner' for many private and public sector bodies, thanks to the firm's 'very pragmatic legal advice and clear business sense'. The firm covers all aspects of employment law, but is singled out for litigation where its 'reputation is one of the highest in the country - the lawyers are outstanding in court'. Theodore Pistiolis and Anastasios Triantafyllos 'successfully deliver precise and easy-to-understand advice'. The 'persistent, dedicated and hardworking' senior associate Paraskevas Zourntos is also recommended. The firm recently handled over thirty employment litigation cases for Attica Holdings, and other clients include Allianz, GlaxoSmithKline and Adidas.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

Pistiolis - Triantafyllos & Associates has an excellent reputation for construction and development work, as demonstrated by its relationship with Intrakat. The firm also successfully represented Savills in its tender to the National Bank of Greece to manage the sale of a portfolio of sixty real estate properties owned by the bank. Theodore Pistiolis leads the team with Vanita Kiriakouli, who is 'extremely capable with a very deep knowledge of such a complicated market'.

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TMT

Within: TMT

Pistiolis - Triantafyllos & Associates is 'one of the best law firms in this area' and 'has a deep understanding of the TMT sector and knowledge of the marketplace'. Clients appreciate its 'innovative and practical solutions and high-level regulatory advice in complex issues'. Themistoklis Giannakopoulos is 'an excellent leader who knows how to inspire a team', while fellow practice head Theodore Pistiolis has 'unique sector expertise - you cannot go wrong by choosing him'. Recent highlights include advising Intrasoft on its acquisition and corporate restructuring of WeMetrix, a Swiss-based software company. Other clients include Intracom, Dianko Holdings, and Binary Tree.

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