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Greece

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

KLC Law Firm

KLC Law Firm continues to advise the European Investment Bank in its capacity as manager of the JESSICA Holding Fund. Vassiliki Lazarakou heads the team and Panagiotis Tzioumas is also noted.

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

KLC Law Firm

KLC Law Firm β€˜excels’ on corporate advisory matters, as well as high-profile transactions. Borealis, J&P (Overseas), SpeedCast International and ADMIE feature on its client roster. Peggi Zacharopoulou leads the department, which also includes Theodore Loukopoulos and Alexandros Tsirigos.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

KLC Law Firm

KLC Law Firm combines β€˜innovative legal thinking’, β€˜deep knowledge’ and β€˜responsiveness’, and focuses on commercial and civil law disputes. It acts for the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund on a number of matters, and successfully advised on 28 petitions for annulment brought by several municipalities and municipal port authorities challenging the transfer of marina exploitation rights. Key individuals include Vassilis Voutsakis, who β€˜inspires confidence’; Aristides Chiotellis; Katerina Koutifari; and Panagiotis Tzioumas, who heads the team.

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 3

KLC Law Firm

KLC Law Firm acted for a construction company in a cartel case, and also advises on competition and regulatory issues concerning the unbundling of its distribution business. Team head Vassilis Karagiannis was recently promoted to partner.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 2

KLC Law Firm

KLC Law Firm acts for Hellenic Shipyards in dispute against former employees of Rolling Stock Greece regarding a transfer of business, and is advising Allergan Group on its corporate restructuring. Stavros Andriopoulos has β€˜great business acumen’.

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Energy
Energy - ranked: tier 2

KLC Law Firm

KLC Law Firm assists DEPA on a range of matters, including negotiations with upstream gas suppliers, and advises Shell International Trading and Shipping Company on the legal framework regulating the oil sector in Greece. It also advises Elpedison on corporate law and regulatory issues. Thomas Lamnidis leads the team.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

KLC Law Firm

KLC Law Firm has a large base of pharmaceutical clients, and has been assisting GA Pharmaceuticals with several matters, including patent litigation and a trade mark infringement case. Aristides Chiotellis is β€˜an expert in intellectual property’. Theodore Loukopoulos and Katerina Koutifari are also noted.

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Projects and privatisation
Projects and privatisation - ranked: tier 2

KLC Law Firm

KLC Law Firm advised EPA Attikis on the unbundling of its gas distribution and supply activities, and assisted ADMIE with the second international public tender regarding its ownership unbundling. Kostas Loukopoulos heads the team.

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

KLC Law Firm

The β€˜highly professional and motivated’ team at KLC Law Firm has β€˜in-depth knowledge of the infrastructure industry’. It is advising an international consortium of companies led by GEK Terna on its participation in the international public tender for the development of an international airport in Crete. It also advised Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fundon several matters, including the sale of US real estate. Katerina Loukopoulou heads the team.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 3

KLC Law Firm

KLC Law Firm possesses β€˜in-depth knowledge’ and advises on a range of telecoms and data protection matters for clients such as SpeedCast and Digital Minds. Senior associate Vassiliki Christou heads the team.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 3

KLC Law Firm

Xenofon Papayiannis β€˜inspires confidence’ and heads the team at KLC Law Firm, which acted for Athens International Airport during an LCIA arbitration. MΓ©decins Sans FrontiΓ¨res is also a client.

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