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Greece

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 3

KLC Law Firm

The β€˜responsive’ lawyers at KLC Law Firm are β€˜very good at analysing and advising on cross-border legal issues’. The firm advised Eurobank on the debt restructuring of two major local business groups. Clients rate the β€˜hardworking and reliable’ Panagiotis Tzioumas.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

KLC Law Firm

KLC Law Firm’s solid corporate practice was recently appointed as legal adviser to the state-owned Hellenic Corporation of Assets and Participations (HCAP), which manages the country’s domestic assets. Other major clients include Linea Piu, Borealis, Acer and Allergan. Peggi Zacharopoulou, Kostas Loukopoulos, and Alexandros Tsirigos are key contacts.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

KLC Law Firm

KLC Law Firm is β€˜clearly one of the best in Greece when it comes to dispute resolution’. The β€˜integrated and dedicated’ team is rated for its ability to provide β€˜innovative solutions on complex legal issues’. Key figures include the β€˜excellent’ Stavros Andriopoulos, Vassilis Voutsakis, who is β€˜a remarkably good administrative law litigator’, and Aristides Chiotellis, who β€˜proposes feasible solutions to the most complicated problems’. The firm represented the Hellenic Gaming Commission in a €1.5bn LCIA arbitration against OPAP concerning an exclusive licence agreement for the operation of video lottery terminals.

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 2

KLC Law Firm

The β€˜very hardworking’ team at KLC Law Firm attracts praise for its β€˜in-depth knowledge of Greek competition law and EU regulations’, with department head Vassilis Karagiannis singled out for his β€˜proactive and practical approach’. Recent highlights include advising state power operator, ADMIE, on competition and state aid issues concerning the €615m sale of a minority stake in the business.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 2

KLC Law Firm

Stavros Andriopoulos heads the practice at KLC Law Firm, which represented Hellenic Shipyards in a major dispute before the Supreme Court concerning unpaid salaries and pensions. Other clients include ThyssenKrupp, Médecins Sans Frontières, and Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation.

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Energy
Energy - ranked: tier 2

KLC Law Firm

KLC Law Firm is commended for its β€˜expertise in a number of fields and disciplines’. The firm recently advised Edison International on a joint venture, with Total and Hellenic Petroleum, which is bidding for hydrocarbons exploration rights in the Ionian Sea. Alexandros Tsirigos is highly recommended.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

KLC Law Firm

Aristides Chiotellis leads the team at KLC Law Firm, which represents several major pharmaceutical clients, including Mylan and Genepharm. The firm also defended the publisher, Patakis, against an IP infringement claim in the civil courts.

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Projects and privatisation
Projects and privatisation - ranked: tier 2

KLC Law Firm

KLC Law Firm advised ADMIE, the Greek transmission system operator, on its second public tender offer launched in 2016. On the projects side, the firm advised a consortium including GEK Terna and GMR, as preferred bidder for the €850m design, construction and operation of the new international airport in Crete. Xenofon Papayiannis, Alexandros Tsirigos and Thomas Lamnidis are all very active.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 2

KLC Law Firm

KLC Law Firm has been advising HRADF on the sale of over 350 portfolios, including small ports and marinas. The firm also assisted the steel company, Hayvourgiki, on the urban planning and development of its 1,200-square metre industrial park in Attica. Vassilis Voutsakis, Thomas Lamnidis, and Alexandros Tsirigos are all highly experienced.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 3

KLC Law Firm

KLC Law Firm is noted for its regulatory, data protection, telecoms and IT-related expertise. Senior associate Vasiliki Christou is the main contact.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 3

KLC Law Firm

β€˜The quality of advice is excellent’ at KLC Law Firm. Xenofon Papayiannis is praised for his β€˜strong technical background and excellent understanding of commercial and financial aspects’. The firm is representing RCI Europe in a €2.7m VAT refund claim before the Greek courts.

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