Firms To Watch: Dispute resolution

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Firms in the Spotlight Dispute resolution

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With an outstanding success rate and expertise in high value and complex disputes, the firm’s litigation team is known for its legal excellence. In the words of its clients the firm has “deep industry knowledge with a real grasp of the judicial process” and the provisions of “relevant, effective and tailored strategies”, with particular emphasis …

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Dispute resolution in Greece

Bernitsas Law

Bernitsas Law, an ‘outstanding’ firm, has a steady flow of work in the field of agency and distributorship disputes. The firm recently has had various assignments in construction arbitration, employment litigation, corporate crime, civil fraud cases and public law. The firm is also active in a variety of sectors, including competition litigation, intellectual property disputes and insurance. Christos Paraskevopoulos‘s expertise includes contractual, commercial, fraud and white-collar crime disputes, whilst Dimitris Roussis has vast experience of public procurement related litigation.

Practice head(s):

Christos Paraskevopoulos; Dimitris Roussis

Other key lawyers:

Panayotis Bernitsas; Evangelos Mamalakis; Fotini Karra; Pelina Leontiadou


‘They have expertise that is unparalleled in Greece. They also provide excellent client service, responding promptly and thoroughly.’

‘Christos Paraskevopoulos is knowledgeable, friendly and has real gravitas.’

‘Deep legal analysis and pragmatic practice.’

‘Extremely efficient and responsive, global view and understanding of issues at hand. They provide realistic, business-oriented and innovative solutions.’

‘Fotini Karra is a hard-working and experienced professional, extremely devoted and motivated.’

‘The practice is very responsive and practical. They have a strong international reputation. They came strongly recommended by a number of international firms and have been excellent to deal with.’

‘Well complimented team, with experts in all major fields. Excellent dispute understanding, 360 degree approach, excellent legal and commercial view.’

‘Long term co-operation and commitment, understanding of client’s needs, outstanding lawyers!’

Key clients

BMW Hellas SA

Fresenius Kabi Hellas


Diesel SA

Euronet Group

Hellenic Petroleum

Japan Tobacco International

Orion Pharma SA

Viomes SA

Work highlights

  • Advised Euronet on matters of Greek law pertaining to a competition damages claim brought before the English High Court involving its Greek affiliate company.
  • Represented Fresenius Kabi Hellas in their appeals before the Council of State against decisions requiring them to pay claw backs to Greek Hospitals in relation to hospital supplies.
  • Represented leading pet food producer in ICC proceedings in disputes with their former distributor.

Dryllerakis & Associates

Dryllerakis & Associates has considerable experience representing both business clients before the civil courts, as well as public law work before the Council of State. The team, which is capable of handling a high volume of cases in an ‘exceptional’ way, also has particular experience in tax litigation. Gerassimos Apergis specialises in litigation, with over 25 years of experience in commercial litigation and competition law, alongside defending in major criminal cases. Vassilis Constantinidis’s strengths lie in commercial litigation, intellectual property law and contentious employment work.

Practice head(s):

Gerassimos Apergis; Vassilis Constantinidis

Other key lawyers:

John Dryllerakis; Panagiotis Kakaletris; Claire Sergaki


‘They try to find the best solution, give you the right advice, listen to what you have to say and know the legal environment in Greece. Last but not least, the collaboration with them is perfect.’

‘Dryllerakis delivers exceptional quality legal work. Their legal acumen is of the highest standards. Our collaboration was impeccable.’ 

‘Claire Sergaki with whom I mainly worked with has solid legal knowledge, understands legal issues, writes well, is polite and always available when needed.’

‘The team provides excellent advice, resourceful, dynamic and reliable. They are quick, make themselves available, deliver every time.’

‘Panagiotis Kakaletris stands out for the quality of advice: strategic, resourceful, able to provide various solutions and alternatives, and has a deep understanding of the industry sector as well as the intricacies of litigation.’

‘Exceptional litigation skills. Exceptional law knowledge. Business understanding. Great communication skills.’

‘Very strong team, high level of knowledge, expertise and experience. Very good results are always achieved’

‘Strong knowledge, customer oriented, very responsive, very polite.’

Key clients

Burlington Books


Hellenic Electricity Distribution Network Operator S.A. (HEDNO S.A.)



Mondelez Europe Services GmbH – Greek Branch

Olympic Brewery (Carlsberg Group)

Sfakianakis S.A.

Nutreco N.V.


Work highlights

  • Defended Elais-Unilever Hellas S.A. against claims brought by former distributors.
  • Represented Burlington Books in cases concerning a series of criminal cases concerning alleged violations of clients IP rights.
  • Defended Hellaktor S.A. in its dispute with its shareholder Greenhill, in regard to the validity of corporate resolutions allegedly infringing, among others, competition regulations.

KLC Law Firm

KLC Law Firm has a strong dispute resolution practice area, encompassing pre-trial advice, and advocacy for both businesses and private clients before arbitral tribunals and courts. The team handles large-scale and complex cross-border disputes, with a particularly solid practice in public law disputes determined by administrative courts. The team is led by Aristides Chiotellis, Panayiotis Tzioumas, Vassilis Voutsakis, Alexandros Tsirigos and Theodore Loukopoulos.

Practice head(s):

Aristides Chiotellis; Panagiotis Tzioumas; Vassilis Voutsakis; Alexandros Tsirigos; Theodoros Loukopoulos

Key clients

Thyssenkrupp Group

Hellenic Shipyards S.A.

Adidas Hellas S.A.

General National Maritime AND Transportation Company

Halivourgiki S.A.

NK Co Ltd

Greek Film Centre

Papagiannis Family



Work highlights

  • Represented entities of ThyssenKrupp Group in a €6bn ICC arbitration relating to the submarine procurement program of Hellenic Navy.
  • Represented Halivourgiki SA in an ICC arbitration against PPC SA in relation to disputes arising from a joint venture and shareholders agreement for the development of a power plant in Greece.
  • Represented Adidas Hellas SA in proceedings concerning the recovery of outstanding trade receivables in excess of €40m owed by its former master retail franchisee and its beneficial owners.

Koutalidis Law Firm

‘First-rate’ Koutalidis Law Firm is involved in numerous arbitrations and court cases, with a particular focus on matters such as procurement, construction, concession contracts and energy. The ‘prestigious’ team is led by Gregory Logothetis, while Ioannis Kaptanis strengthens the team with great expertise in commercial and financial disputes.

Practice head(s):

Gregory Logothetis

Other key lawyers:

Ioannis Kaptanis; George Naskaris; Manolis Kasotakis; Athina Xinopoulou


‘A first-rate team and one of the leading firms in Greece for many decades now.’

‘Gregori Logothetis is the driving force of the dispute resolution group. He is one of the most experienced and knowledgeable counsel I have every worked with in Greece. He commands respect and has an outstanding strategic nous.’

‘The firm has built over the years a solid reputation of being one of the most prestigious and successful Greek law firms. The team is providing expert services to individuals, as well as major corporations both in Greece and abroad across various sectors.’

‘Gregory Logothetis has been an invaluable collaborator and has handled all our cases of dispute resolution. He is a tireless negotiator whose expertise, coupled with his unique personality and dominating presence, have always produced excellent results.’

‘The dedication and care they show for the client are unparalleled, as they work tirelessly and rise to every challenge, even under short time constraints.’

‘Their extensive experience and knowledge in arbitration and litigation places them amongst the top of their field, while their profound understanding of the market is, I think, the added advantage that distinguishes them.’

‘They are always meticulously prepared and their work is diligently researched, which I suppose is why I have never seen them caught off-guard by any opponent. They treat every case with personal interest and the same level of skill and professionalism.’

‘They always deliver top-quality performance, both in strategic and scientific terms, presenting researched and solid arguments, both in their written submissions and during hearings. Theirs is a hand-picked team that is exceptionally skilled.’

Key clients

Fraport Greece

Aegean Motorway S.A.

Athens Concert Hall

Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund S.A. (HRADF)

Hellenic Petroleum S.A. (HELPE)


Steel Corporation of the Philippines


Hellenic Financial Stability Fund (HFSF)

Genesis Pharma

Crete Golf S.A.

McArthurGlen Group

Netcompany – Intrasoft S.A.


John Vardinoyannis

ELTA S.A. (Hellenic Post)

Credit Suisse Group

Listed company Kekrops S.A.

New Alimos Marina Concession Single Member S.A.

Steel Corporation of the Philippines

Proteus Equity Holdings Ltd

Matrix Pack UK Ltd

Prime Equity S.A. Ltd


Aegean Art


Home Concept

Work highlights

  • Represented Fraport Greece in ICC arbitration against the Greek government concerning a multimillion claim and counterclaim in relation to the pavement of the regional airport of the island of Mykonos.
  • Represented Athens Concert Hall in arbitration proceedings under the Greek Code of Civil Procedure involving a claim of €41 million of the supervising engineers for the construction of the Athens Concert Hall and services rendered.
  • Represented Aegean Motorway S.A. in arbitration proceedings against the Greek State concerning a rockfall event in the Tempi Valley which caused damage on the pavement and led to the closure of the motorway for several days.

Lambadarios Law Firm

Lambadarios Law Firm has a ‘renowned arbitration practice’, with its ‘outstanding’ work spanning the full range of industries, including both civil and criminal proceedings. The firm represents clients before a range of forums, including the Greek Supreme Court and the Court of Justice of the European Union, but has a specific strength in technology-based work, including cases covering liability for content published online, privacy and defamation cases as well as privacy cases before the Greek Data Protection Authority. Chara Daouti leads the litigation cases and regulatory investigations relevant to the firm’s technology practices. Sotiris Dempegiotis joined the team from Dryllerakis & Associates in November 2021. Other notable members of the team include Constantinos Lambadarios, Ioannis Filiotis, Prokopis Dimitriadis and Harry Karampelis.

Practice head(s):

Constantinos Lambadarios; Ioannis Filiotis; Prokopis Dimitriadis; Harry Karampelis; Chara Daouti; Sotiris Dempegiotis


‘Very renowned arbitration practice in Greece.’

‘Thorough legal knowledge, accurate advice, pragmatic approach.’

‘The firm consists of high skilled lawyers. They are very good professionals, effective and collaborative.’

‘George Panopoulos and Sotiris Dempegiotis are excellent professionals, versatile, effective, and always available to the customer.’

‘This firm is consisted of professional top-ranked partners and a highly skilled team of lawyers, effectiveness and with in-depth knowledge. The firm’s strong weapon is the direct communication with the partners.’

‘An outstanding team with experience and tradition in the field of dispute resolution.’

‘Managing Partner Constantinos Lambadarios is a charismatic leader and outstanding business developer.’

‘Partner Sotiris Dempegiotis is a rising star in international arbitration, an outstanding advocate and a real pleasure to work with.’

Key clients


Engie Energy Services International

Terna S.A.

Hellenic Public Properties Co (HPPC)



PQH Single Special Liquidation S.A.

Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF)

Piraeus Bank

Work highlights

  • Advised leading Greek gaming company OPAP S.A. in an LCIA arbitration against the Greek government arising from multiple concession agreements.
  • Represented French multinational utility company Engie Energy Services International in complex ad hoc arbitration proceedings arising out of a facility management services agreement, while advising the client on a potential global settlement.
  • Advised Hellenic Public Properties Co., the largest company for the management and development of private real estate assets of the Greek State, before the Greek Supreme Court in proceedings for the reversal of decisions by the Court of Appeal withholding certain arbitral awards, with a total value of approximately €700m.

A. & K. Metaxopoulos & Partners Law Firm

A. & K. Metaxopoulos & Partners Law Firm has significant expertise and experience in disputes and white-collar crime, defending high-profile companies in a number of proceedings, often in cases involving cross-border elements. It has a broad litigation practice in industry sectors ranging from medical and pharmaceuticals, through to travel and leisure in contractual and commercial disputes. Kriton Metaxopoulos is experienced in handling multi-jurisdictional cases, while Irini Daroussou focuses on the protection of intellectual property rights.

Practice head(s):

Kriton Metaxopoulos; Irini Daroussou

Other key lawyers:

Elena Nikolarea; Marilena Nikolaraki

Key clients

Adidas Hellas

Astir Palace Vouliagmenis SA

British American Tobacco

Dassault Systemes Group of Companies

Dassault Systemes Solidworks Corporation

Digital Press Hellas SA

FremantleMedia Limited

Fromageries Bel Hellas

Greek Music Libraries (Grammo)/Music Producers CMO

Kvorning Design & Kommunikation APS

Norman Atlantic

Ryanair DAC


Work highlights

  • Represented major foreign banks in proceedings concerning an unfulfilled contractual obligation by the debtor; amount in excess of €60m.
  • Represented an international group of companies in matters related to copyrights and trade mark protection, including all antipiracy civil and penal litigation.
  • Represented a multinational cigarette and tobacco company in a patent dispute against another major multinational cigarette and tobacco company.

AKL Law Firm

AKL Law Firm is experienced in handling disputes in a number of sectors, including, but not limited to, financial services, construction and real estate. The team is also capable of handling cross-border matters. Constantine Alexiou is particularly adept at representing domestic and international clients in litigation, arbitration and mediation cases, also acting as lead trial counsel on a number of complex litigation matters. Sotiris Foteas also has extensive court experience.

Practice head(s):

Constantine Alexiou; Sotiris Foteas

Other key lawyers:

Eleftheria Vassila; Vicky Zarakioti; Konstantia Natsiou

Key clients

Lamda Group

Pylaia S.A

Joint Venture Attene S.A. – Latomiki S.A.

Silverton S.A.

Special Financial Solutions S.A.

Piraeus Bank S.A.

Eurobank S.A.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch International Designated Activity Company

Eidikou Skopou Dekatessera

Burberry Limited UK

ABN Amro Bank S.A

Metlife Mutual Fund Company

Shop & Trade S.A.

Do Value Greece S.A.

Triton LLC

Enet S.A.

Core S.A.

Ballian S.A.

Cosmofarm LLC

Academy of Athens

The National Theatre of Greece

Work highlights

  • Represented a consortium of Greek banks in claims against the consortium of creditors for alleged breach of good faith obligations, abusive exercise of rights and unlawful termination of loans.
  • Advised Silverton Greece S.A. in regard to a portfolio of SME debt, including auction re-arrangements, issuance of executory titles and other enforcement proceedings against various debtors.
  • Represented Joint Venture Attene S.A. – Latomiki S.A. before the Council of State in defence of an appeal for cassation of the decision of the Patras Administrative Court of Appeals, filed by the Greek State against the Joint Venture.

BallasPelecanos Law

BallasPelecanos Law, an ‘extraordinarily effective’ team, is a full-service law firm involved in litigating cases in courts and tribunals of all instances and managing arbitration proceedings. Its work spans the full spectrum of legal matters, ranging from competition law through to injunction applications and white-collar litigation, for clients in automotive, technology and various other industries. Gregory Pelecanos handles litigation and arbitration cases ranging from construction, energy, and environmental to banking litigation. George Ballas adds considerable litigation experience to the team.

Practice head(s):

Gregory Pelecanos; George Ballas

Other key lawyers:

Grace Katsoulis; George Moukas; Anthony Mavrides; Dimitrios Giannimaras; Alexander Rammos


‘Extraordinarily effective arbitration practitioners. As a team, their level of preparation for examination of witnesses is unparalleled.’

‘They strike the perfect balance of highly creative problem solving, practical solutions, and a deep knowledge of the European and UK markets in particular.’

‘Gregory Pelecanos is one of the best trial lawyers I have ever worked with. He can do it all: criminal, civil and arbitration.’

‘Gregory Pelecanos is selfless in the way that he works with teams and clients and co-counsel. He is a great mentor to many in the field.’

‘Very professional.’

Key clients

Mercedes Benz Hellas S.A.

SLHRE NEWCO 2 S.R.L. (Italy)

Amer Sports Export GmbH

S. Manzaropoulos SA.

FKG Dentaire SA (Switzerland)

Toyota Materials Handling SA

Ford Motor Hellas S.A.

Volvo Car Hellas SA

De’ Longhi SPA



Beiersdorf AG

Landis+Gyr A.G.

Europ Assistance SA (Greek Branch)

Digital Virgo

Tilco-Alginure GmbH

Work highlights

  • Successfully represented Mercedes Benz Hellas in more than 10 litigations involving product liability, claims from sale of allegedly defective goods and tort liability.
  • Represented a major construction company in ICC arbitration against a major wind turbine manufacturer.
  • Acted for Pharmathen in two patent cancellation actions pertaining to API Dimethyl Fumarate with the Supreme Administrative Court of Greece.

Fortsakis, Diakopoulos, Mylonogiannis & Associates Law Firm

Fortsakis, Diakopoulos, Mylonogiannis & Associates Law Firm has a strong commercial arbitration practice, and is credited for providing a ‘deep analysis’ of the legal framework in public law litigation as well. George Mylonogiannis’s practice focuses on commercial litigation, tax disputes and public law, while Nikolas Avgouleas advises clients in a variety of sector areas. Both lawyers have a wealth of experience in international arbitration.

Practice head(s):

George Mylonogiannis; Nikolas Avgouleas

Other key lawyers:

Petros Pantazopoulos


Immediate response on urgent requests, follow strictly judicial deadlines, flexibility.’

‘Deep analysis of legal framework, high quality court documents, good expertise, positive outcomes.’

Key clients

Thales dis France – Uni Systems


WIND Hellas SA


Vodafone- Panafon SA

Alpha Bank SA


Novartis Hellas SA & Novartis Group

Merck Hellas SA & Merck Group

Piraeus Bank SA

Work highlights

  • Advised Thales DIS France-Uni Systems consortium on its dispute with the Greek Police regarding the €550m procurement of software, hardware, expendables and relevant services for the new e-IDs of Greek citizens.
  • Advised and represented Elbisco S.A., on the acquisition and preservation of ownership to Greek and EU trademarks.
  • Represented ELLAKTOR SA on its dispute against a shareholders’ action seeking to annul the decision of the Company to increase its share capital by €120m.

Ioannis Vassardanis & Partners

Ioannis Vassardanis & Partners is a ‘top-notch’ firm, with experience in domestic and international arbitration, as well as court litigation. Central areas of expertise for the firm include a broad range of commercial disputes, including M&A disputes, and infrastructure and construction project matters, amongst others. The firm is also active in the area of investment arbitration treaty arbitration, with that forming a bright spot in Ioannis Vassardanis' practice. Eleni Tsakri, who is ‘very analytical’, has experience of multi-jurisdictional disputes, as well as engaging with disputes in various sectors, including energy and commercial law.

Practice head(s):

Ioannis Vassardanis; Eleni Tsakri

Other key lawyers:

Giouli Katsarou


‘The firm has a vast experience in the energy and utilities sector and provides fast and accurate support in relevant issues. Their internal organisation is among the best in class.’

‘Eleni Tsakri has deep knowledge of the legislation, is very analytic and always available for discussion or physical meeting.’

‘Ioannis Vassardanis has been very nice and helpful in providing useful information about the court cases he has been involved in.’

‘The legal services are provided by Ioannis Vassardanis, which is a guarantee for us that our case will get the highest attention and support possible. Recent positive results in several dispute resolution proceedings handled in a most successful way verifies our preference to this law firm.’

‘Eleni Tsakri shows certain qualities like trust, responsibility, accountability, and commitment on her undertakings, which I consider as a must for assigning her most challenging and sensitive issues to handle. She carries them out in a most professional and successful way.’

‘IVP is a firm with strong ties to the local market but also significant experience with international matters and working with international teams.’

‘Ioannis Vassardanis is savvy, knowledgeable, and responsive. The work from him and his team is top-notch, and we have successfully co-counseled on large international matters.’

Key clients


Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm

Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm undertakes various cross-border, international disputes for clients such as foreign-listed multinational companies, Greek and foreign SMEs and pharmaceutical companies, amongst others.  Managing partner John Kyriakides has more than two decades of experience in litigation and international arbitration. Vicky Kriketou focuses on cases concerning defective pharmaceutical products and product liability in general, as well as commercial agency, franchising and competition litigation.

Practice head(s):

John Kyriakides; Vicky Kriketou

Other key lawyers:

Katerina Pipertzi

Nikolinakos & Partners Law Firm

Nikolinakos & Partners Law Firm, a ‘high-calibre and creative team’, has experience of cases before both civil and administrative courts, frequently for clients in the tech sector. Nikos Nikolinakos has represented clients in several cases involving technology-related litigation, including cases touching on artificial intelligence, cloud services and telecoms, with Alexis Spyropoulos working alongside him. Dina Kouvelou has acted for high-profile clients.

Practice head(s):

Nikos Nikolinakos; Alexis Spyropoulos; Dina Kouvelou

Other key lawyers:

Evi Provida; Dimitra Mantouvalou; Foteini Aggeli; Sonia Papakonstantinou


‘This is a litigation powerhouse. It is formidable and extremely effective. It provides client-friendly service and unique creativity in complex litigation.’

‘The firm’s reputation in technology-related dispute resolution is unmatched. This is a committed and creative team of litigators, with particularly strong expertise in the telecoms, technology, antitrust, data protection and cybersecurity areas.’

‘Nikos Nikolinakos is a superb counsel for telecoms, technology and antitrust litigation. He has excellent litigation skills. He is a brilliant strategist, detail-oriented, and strong in technical legal analysis.’

‘Alexis Spyropoulos is an experienced administrative law, TMT and competition law litigator. He delivers an exceptional standard and quality of work. He provides clear and well-explained advice and is always practical, responsive and accurate.’

‘As a client, I can trust that I will have a dedicated, talented attorney. The team is effective and personable, and the advice is spot-on, providing pragmatic solutions to disputes and specialist focus.’

‘It is a high-calibre and creative team, which is particularly strong in antitrust, telecoms, technology, energy and administrative law.’

‘This dispute resolution team delivers top-quality services, combining strong sectoral expertise.’

‘Nikos Nikolinakos is a leading litigator in Greece in the fields of telecoms, new technologies, digital platforms and antitrust. He is pragmatic, commercial and understanding of the pressures in-house teams are under.’

Key clients

Vodafone S.A.

Airbnb, Inc.

Facebook, Inc.

Twitter, Inc.

AT&T Inc.

Medienallee GmbH

Innovis Pharma S.A.

Lamda Hellix S.A.

Profile Software S.A.

Inergo S.A.

Intrakat S.A. / Rural Connect S.A.

Papapolitis & Papapolitis

The ‘dedicated’ dispute resolution team at Papapolitis & Papapolitis advises a variety of clients, including in the real estate, insurance, retail and energy sectors, amongst others. The team advises on numerous issues, such as commercial, civil and administrative litigation, as well as disputes arising from insolvency and bankruptcy, employment contracts and construction contracts to name a few. John Papapolitis is considerably experienced in advising on inward and outward investments, with a focus on the Middle East and the Balkans. He has also been involved in a number of M&A and privatization disputes in Greece. George Gravias  handles both court litigation and ADR work.

Practice head(s):

John Papapolitis; George Gravias

Other key lawyers:

Elia Kotsoni


‘Responsive to all clients’ needs.’


Key clients

Diophar SA

Philips Hellas

Work highlights

  • Acted for Depa S.A. in proceedings before the Courts of Athens in a dispute concerning various claims against ELFE SA arising out of a contractual relationship regarding gas supply.
  • Acted for Intracom Holdings S.A. in proceedings before the Athens Court of Appeal in a dispute concerning various claims made against it, arising out of a preliminary SPA, as well as other related civil litigation.
  • Acted for Pyramis S.A. in a construction arbitration, successfully defending a claim of over €2m as well as acting for said company in ongoing civil litigation before the Greek courts.

Politis & Partners

Politis & Partners represents Greek and international clients on lawsuits in a range of areas, such as competition law, insurance disputes and financial services litigation. The firm handles cross-border claims, alongside a number of domestic litigation and arbitration cases, notably, acting as legal counsel of the European Commission. Vangelis Politis practices in the areas of commercial and corporate law, M&A, banking and finance, as well as litigation and arbitration. Nikos Anastopoulos is another key in the team, and Emmanouil Savoidakis has ADR expertise.

Practice head(s):

Vangelis Politis; Nikos Anastopoulos; Emmanouil Savoidakis

Other key lawyers:

Dimitrios Theodoropoulos


‘Politis and Partners is an elite litigation boutique of court-sharp lawyers. All litigators are focused on delivering phenomenal results, challenging traditional notions, and placing our interests at the forefront.’

‘We are particularly satisfied with the practice, as they leverage bold, winning strategies that drive value and mitigate risk.’

‘Managing Partner Vangelis Politis is a top lawyer in Greece with a great experience in corporate issues and litigation. He is a talented and dedicated lawyer wishing to serve his clients in the most efficient way. The same of course applies for all his team.’


Key clients

European Commission

Abbott Laboratories Hellas S.A.

Heliex Power Ltd.

Bausch Health Hellas S.A. (member of the Bausch Health Group)

Sun Chemical Publications Hellas S.A.

Eurobank S.A.

SPI Energy Co. Ltd (SPI)

Bosch Rexroth Automation Systems S.A.

ES Broadcast Hire Ltd

Technolas Perfect Vision GmbH

Work highlights

  • Represented the European Commission in litigation against beneficiaries of European Framework subsidy programs.
  • Acted for SPI Energy Inc. in a cross-border claim involving parallel arbitration proceedings in Malta.
  • Advised Bausch Health Hellas S.A., on a number of arbitration and litigation proceedings with former distributors, suppliers and employees.


The ‘proactive’ team at POTAMITISVEKRIS advises across a full spectrum of matters from public procurement to private wealth across forums. The firm has also developed a particular expertise in financial litigation and public law. Konstantinos Papadiamantis is experienced in a wide variety of commercial and civil disputes, including industry regulation matters. Alexandros Kortesis has particular experience of the life sciences and health care sectors.

Practice head(s):

Konstantinos Papadiamantis; Alexandros Kortesis

Other key lawyers:

Theodora Souma; Catherine Androulaki; Fay Karkantzou


‘The team demonstrates proactiveness, they have a great customer approach, and they are always available and willing to help.’

‘High quality and availability. Efficient cooperation in high-stake cross-border dispute.’

‘Konstantinos Papadiamantis is a stellar practitioner, highly experienced and pleasant to work with. Theodora Souma is highly responsive and service oriented.’

‘Strong legal knowledge coupled with business sense. Outstanding responsiveness.’

‘Excellent expertise and vast experience in handling major cases. Great team, very organised.’

‘The team leader Konstantinos Papadiamantis is excellent in all aspects. He is success oriented with excellent expertise and soft skills. He is very capable in Court but also for difficult pre-litigation negotiations.’

‘An effective structure and a clear delegation of authorities allows the team to work harmoniously and efficiently.’

‘Each individual has a profound knowledge of his/her field. Also, they all have principles and values that makes the collaboration very honest.’

Key clients



Hellenic Public Properties Company SA



Burford Capital





Mediprime S.A.


AstraZeneca S.A.


Farallon Capital


IREON INVESTMENTS LTD, belongs to the Motor Oil Group of companies



Hellenic Capital Market Commission

Folli Follie


John Minagias

Work highlights

  • Successfully represented Diamantis Masoutis SA Super Market in insolvency court proceedings for the revocation of numerous transactions, whose total value exceeds the amount of €5.5m.
  • Represented Ireon Investments Ltd in pending ICC arbitration proceedings against a foreign financial institution.
  • Represented ASTRAZENECA SA in litigation against the Greek state regarding the imposition of clawback for 2020.

Saplegal - A.S. Papadimitriou & Partners Law Firm

Saplegal - A.S. Papadimitriou & Partners Law Firm is involved with significant matters in the hospitality and shipping sectors, with a particular emphasis on business, shipping and family disputes. The firm is able to retain clients with its ‘human approach’, acting for a wide variety of companies in commercial litigation as well as a strong record in defendant-side clinical negligence work. Alexander Dovles specialises in domestic and international commercial litigation, and especially in commercial property disputes, as well as litigation surrounding distribution and commercial services agreements. Elena Kossena’s expertise lies in business, financial and shipping disputes, inheritance and family law cases as well as asset recovery.

Practice head(s):

Alexander Dovles; Elena Kossena

Other key lawyers:

Anthony Papadimitriou; Pavlina Galati; Georgios Anastasopoulos


‘Immediate response to calls and emails, very good knowledge of the law, constant advice in law tactics and communication, organised thoughts, and team coordination.’

‘To every issue that occurs, they face it with logic, but also they have a human approach and make sure you understand the procedures explaining them and not using juridical speech to prove that they are lawyers who try to impress you or even confuse you.’

‘They are highly knowledgeable and immediately understand their clients’ needs and focus on what is important. Efficient handling of cases and an agile approach to matters are key characteristics.’

‘The team is very experienced and possesses a very good knowledge of the legal framework and procedural rules. Our collaboration has been exceptional, and we have always felt confident working with them.’

‘Alexander Dovles is a legal expert with an exceptional ability to quickly grasp complex matters and to focus on what really matters in any case. His results in every case were exceptional.’

‘The team is eager to understand the client’s background and needs and will do its best to fulfill its expectations and reach a positive outcome.’

‘The main strength of the practice lies on the hands-on approach of court cases by their best partners and their attention in detail.’

‘Alexander Dovles is a seasoned litigation lawyer, with a deep understanding of the law and an ability to quickly grasp complex business issues. His analysis of legal cases and his strategic thinking has proved invaluable in terms of both legal prevention and success in court.’

Key clients

Eurobank SA

Rivers Group Shipping of Turkey

Grecotel Group

Alexander S. Onassis Foundation

Interunity Management Corporation

Olympia Group

V. Theoharakis Group of Companies

Rivulis – Eurodrip S.A.

Kefalogiannis family

Pentheroudakis Family

Mitsis Hotel Group

Euroclinic of Athens SA

Andromeda Group (European leader in Aquacultures)

Work highlights

  • Represented a Greek bank in defence of a substantial claim pertaining to the sale of a secured non-performing loan in conjunction with the sale of the borrower’s business to an investment fund.
  • Represented a Greek bank in enforcing a claim relating to a backed loan in default.
  • Represented a shipowning group in its dispute with a ship management company.


Sarantitis, a ‘responsive’ firm, handles all types of litigation, such as the civil, commercial, and employment sectors, amongst others, before up to and including cases before the Court of Cassation. The firm has represented the Special Administrator of the Hellenic Shipyards, among other matters. Theodora Monochartzis has considerable experience of a variety of sectors, and Alexandros Metaxas also adds expertise in banking and commercial litigation.

Practice head(s):

Theodora Monochartzis

Other key lawyers:

Alexandros Metaxas; Gregory Vlachos


‘This team focus all their attention on what the client is saying. They understand what the client wants to achieve and their priorities.’

‘They are responsive and they keep their promises. The firm delivers value for money and look to continuously improve the service they provide.’

‘Our key contact is Gregory Vlachos. He is well-known legal practitioner in Greece for his high quality of work, business and commercial savvy, and ability to turn legal advice into practical solutions.’

Key clients

ENAE (Hellenic Shipyards)

HSBC Bank plc – Greek Branch

HSBC Private Bank Suisse S.A. / HSBC Bank (UK)

Allianz Global Corporate & Speciality Ag

Assicurazioni Generali

Rembrandt Insurance Company Limited

Sun Alliance Insurance Plc

Iberostar Group

Work highlights

  • Represented the Special Administrator of the Hellenic Shipyards in litigation proceedings involving a €250m claim of Hellenic Shipyards against the Greek government.
  • Represented HSBC Private Bank SA in two major litigation matters concerning claims of over €8.5m in against it, based on data illegally provided by a former employee of the bank, as included in the “Lagard List”.
  • Acted in the Alexandros T case, a marine insurance-related case, involving proceedings both in Greece and the UK.

Zepos & Yannopoulos

Zepos & Yannopoulos, a firm that provides ‘exquisite services’, is experienced in litigation over a diverse spectrum of disputes arising out of business and commercial related transactions. The firm has recently handled litigation in relation to corporate law, product liability, agency disputes, construction and employment. Nikos Christoforidis leads the team; he has a diverse range of experience, representing clients in matters involving intellectual property, tort and energy disputes, to name a few. Eleni Skoufari left the firm.

Practice head(s):

Nikos Christoforidis

Other key lawyers:

Constantine Sarantis


‘Excellent knowledge and service, with an eye for detail.’

‘Zepos’ disputes practice is highly commercial, strategic and steeped in the byzantine procedures of Greek Court procedure.’

‘The team is very big comprised of many lawyers as per each field of law. Depending on the issue at hand different composition of teams is assigned each dispute. They are all experts and provide exquisite services with successful outcomes.’

Key clients

AXA Group Ltd

Bank Julius Baer & Co

Benetton Group

Hewlett Packard

IATA-International Air Transport Association

Johnson & Johnson



Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC)

TUI Group

Work highlights

  • Represented European Chemical Agency in several lawsuits against Greek industries and craft trades for the recovery of EU subsidies.
  • Acted for Melita Power Diesel in its bidding for a tender of the Hellenic Navy in respect of a  €12m frigates repair program.
  • Acted for European Energy as an intervening party before the Supreme Court (Council of State) in defence against a third-party appeal to annul the environmental license for a significant renewable energy project.


Drakopoulos provides ‘innovative solutions’ whilst handling a variety of disputes, in relation to commercial and competition law, real estate and banking disputes, amongst others. Its client list includes multinational companies and a broad range of financial services companies listed on major stock exchange markets, representing them before agencies, committees, tribunals and courts. Sophia Ampoulidou has particular expertise in relation to commercial disputes and intellectual property enforcement matters. Michalis Kosmopoulos is an intellectual property expert, with Panagiotis Drakopoulos rounding out the team, furthering its depth of experience and expertise.

Practice head(s):

Sophia Ampoulidou; Michalis Kosmopoulos; Panagiotis Drakopoulos


‘Promptness and professionalism.’

‘They are very objective and rational, and they adopt a professional approach in solving issues.’

‘The firm shows an active interest in client issues are provide innovative solutions.’

‘Michalis Kosmopoulos and Sophia Ampoulidou are both very responsive, focused and knowledgeable.’

‘Drakopoulos offers turnkey solutions to businesses from incorporation to liquidation, always keeping in mind that what clients need is not lawyers who just know the law and advise them on what they cannot do, but rather lawyers with high legal skills who understand their business vision and assist them with materializing their objectives in a secure, effective and sustainable way.’

‘They provide attentive, high quality, personalised and accurate advice on all queries/projects/cases assigned to them by our company, managing to meet all deadlines, even the tightest ones.’

‘They have extensive expertise, great negotiation skills and strong business acumen.’

‘I would recommend Panagiotis Drakopoulos, for his deep market knowledge and business-oriented approach. When things seem to have reached an impasse, Panagiotis Drakopoulos comes with innovative, market savvy and win-win solutions.’

Key clients

Hellenic Shipyards


TUI France

Dimitra Education & Consulting|Apopsi Center of Employment Training

Turk Telekom


First Solar

Airbnb Ireland UC


LRC Products




Four Seasons

Nielsen Greece

Work highlights

  • Represented the Hellenic Shipyards in ICC arbitration proceedings against the Greek government.
  • Advised Four Seasons on a series of cases involving unauthorised use of its trade marks by various accommodation businesses.
  • Represented Airbnb in an AAA arbitration against an individual claimant.

Karatzas & Partners

Karatzas & Partners, who provide a ‘solution-oriented approach’, handles a broad range of commercial cases, with notable expertise in banking law. Georgios Minoudis and Vassiliki Salaka lead the team, the latter possessing a strong expertise in procedural disputes as well as the ability to handle international cases.

Practice head(s):

Georgios Minoudis; Vassiliki Salaka

Other key lawyers:

Christina Faitakis


‘Karatzas & Partners offers a significantly high level of service in terms of response time, business acumen/industry knowledge, appropriateness of advice, strength-in-depth of team and value for money.’

‘George Minoudis is an excellent legal advisor with strengths and qualities such as correct judgement, analytical skills, creativity, perseverance and commitment.’

‘Karatzas & Partners brings forward a team of experts that is comprehensive, strategic, one-step ahead, and is made-up of highly experienced individuals. Excellent collaboration; high level of expertise; flexibility; quick response; professionalism.’

‘High quality skills and knowledge characterises the team.’

‘K&P has a strong team spirit that ensures the provision of personalised services. As clients, we feel that a high-level of exceptional professionals are always by our side in any matter that may arises.’

‘They show great ability to handle complex matters in a professional manner. They handle each case with great attention to detail, walking you through the strategy that should be followed in order to ensure the best outcome. Their solution-oriented approach is a key feature of the law firm.’

‘Professionalism in handling the cases, always close to their client.’

Work highlights

PD Law Offices

PD Law Offices is best-known for its defendant-side insurance litigation practice, but is also involved in commercial disputes with clients from other areas, such as the energy sector. Notably, the firm has ‘the capability to evaluate complex matters in an instant’. Managing partner Ioannis Pantelidis oversees international claims and large-scale domestic claims, handling regulatory compliance matters and a range of commercial litigation. Anastasia Daradani heads the insurance litigation department, whilst Anastasia Tsimplaki heads the insurance regulatory practice.

Practice head(s):

Ioannis Pantelidis; Anastasia Daradani; Anastasia Tsimplaki

Other key lawyers:

Apostolis Balis; Eleni Pantelidi


‘The firm offers excellent legal services for their national and international clients. PD Law offices are easy to reach, quick to respond and give excellent advice, outstanding by seeing the big picture.’

‘Strengths of the firm include their experience, outstanding knowledge of the law and the capability to evaluate complex matters in an instant.’

‘Ioannis Pantelidis has a deep understanding of complex legal issues coming from decades of experience. His clients particularly benefit from his know-how and assertiveness in court and in pre-trial negotiations.

‘Anastasia Tsimplaki’s skills range from a widespread and deep knowledge of the law and experience in several jurisdictions; she is multi-lingual with an outstanding ability to solve complex legal matters.’

Key clients

Allianz Hellas Insurance Company S.A.

Groupama Phoenix Hellenic Insurance Company S.A

Bulstrad Vienna Insurance Group Plc.

Ergo Insurance Company Single Member S.A.

Eurolife FFH Life Insurance S.A.

Eurolife FFH General Insurance S.A.

Willis Towers Watson Greece Insurance Brokers S.A.

Willis Towers Watson Greece Insurance Agents S.A.

Bank Austria Leasing Argo Immobilien Leasing GmbH|

Sigma Leasing GmbH

CORIS Assistance SA

Greek Auxiliary Fund

European Reliance General Insurance Company SA

Ydrogios Insurance And Reinsurance SA

Atlantic Union S.A.

Dynamis S.A.

International Motor Insurers Bureau

Pascal & Stratis S.A.

Ethniki Hellenic General Insurance Company S.A.

Aspis Pronia General Insurance SA

TailorMade Insurance P.C.


Work highlights

  • Advised Bank of Austria Leasing Argo Immobilien Leasing GMBH on a civil law matter concerning whether the COVID-19 outbreak qualifies as an “Act of God” under Greek civil law.
  • Represented European Reliance General Insurance Company SA who provided employer’s liability insurance to a worker who suffered a cardiac arrest while working for a well-established construction company.
  • Represented Bank Austria Immobilien Leasing GMBH concerning a leasing agreement dispute with a high-end Greek hotel company for a hotel resort situated in Corfu.

Rokas Law Firm

Rokas Law Firm‘s expertise lies across the spectrum of commercial disputes, with a ‘deep understanding of the legal environment’; disputes regarding privatisation and construction being particular bright spots for the firm. Antonios Tsavdaridis heads the arbitration practice but also has experience in the courts too; he handles work concerning issues such as international trade law, insurance, construction, energy and foreign investments. Christos Theodorou heads the litigation department, and has a focus on insurance and pharmaceuticals, often handling public law work.

Practice head(s):

Christos Theodorou; Antonios Tsavdaridis


‘Excellent knowledge of field and market trends. Attentive to customer needs.’

‘A deep understanding of the legal environment and prevailing developments. Outstanding advice and ability to prescribe most efficient solutions.’

‘In-depth knowledge, timely responses.’

‘Very approachable.’

Key clients

Generali Hellas SA

Motor Insurers’ Fund (MIF) Cyprus

Motor Insurers’ Bureau (MIB) Hellas

Auxiliary Fund


AIG Europe S.A.

Attiki Odos S.A.

Lloyd’s of London



Work highlights

  • Advised Attiki Odos S.A. on the recovery under insurance policies of their €80m damage due to loss of toll fees following Covid-19 lockdowns.
  • Advised AXA XL in relation to a €20m fraud allegedly involving the CEO of a Greek systemic Bank.
  • Advised AIG Europe Ltd. on €5.5m claims following deaths and injuries of three Britons in a parasailing accident in Rhodes.

Sagias and Partners Law Firm

Sagias and Partners Law Firm handle disputes in a diverse range of sectors with ‘professionalism’. Spyros Sagias has acted as legal counsel, with particular experience in commercial matters, such as the recovery of late payments and regulation of loan debts. Sotiris Perivolarakis is highly experienced in civil and commercial litigation, and also has particular expertise in white-collar criminal work.

Practice head(s):

Spyros Sagias; Sotiris Perivolarakis

Other key lawyers:

Athena Papikinou; Olga Marinou; Ifigenia Vourdouni; Nikolas Sagias


‘The Firm is distinguished for its deep expertise in the practice and the professionalism with which they handle all matters.’

‘Sagias and Partners is a law firm with vast experience in the field of dispute resolution. The partners are skillful and devoted to providing high-quality legal services, while they are able to collaborate with other lawyers and advisors, so as to deliver the optimum solution to the client.’

‘Ifigeneia Vourdouni stands out for her comprehensive approach to each case and her knowledge of the relevant legal framework. It was really a pleasure working with her.’

Key clients

Piraeus Port Authority S.A. (PPA S.A.)





Dimitrios Kelepouris

E.G. PSARROS & Co Limited Partnership


Wings of Lebanon

Philippos Tsitseklis


Benaki Museum

DELTA SCRAP Limited Partnership

TRITON International Power S.A.

Firma Kręglewscy Sp. z o.o.

Ferriere Nord S.p.A. (Member of Pittini Group)

Angelos Marakis / Pasakevi and Dmitrios Vichos

Work highlights

  • Represented Piraeus Port Authority S.A. in appeal proceedings against a decision of the Regulatory Authority for Ports (RAFP).
  • Acted for Pimana SA in a civil case against the Greek state, municipality of Zakynthos, region of Ionian Islands and multiple individuals, in regard to the cancellation of a purchase contract of 14,230m².
  • Represented Pima S.A. and PIMA Mykonos 2 Single Member Ltd in arbitration proceedings before the Arbitration Court of ICC in Paris against a lessee company with a total value of the case to amount to €11.4m.

Sioufas & Associates Law Firm

Sioufas & Associates Law Firm primarily provides ‘direct, immediate and accurate services’ for clients in the banking industry, having represented a significant number of Greek banks in court litigation. The team’s expertise includes intellectual property work, banking and finance, commercial, insolvency, employment and competition law disputes. Marios Sioufas has successfully handled numerous litigation cases, being a mainstay of the firm’s bank-side work, as has Olga Eftychidou. Nikolaos Katiforis has an extensive experience in public law and arbitration, as well as commercial litigation.

Practice head(s):

Marios Sioufas; Olga Eftychidou; Nikolaos Katiforis


Other key lawyers:

Dora Antonopoulou; Ioanna Rapsomaniki; Konstantinos Konstantellos


‘The firm is specialised in debt collection litigation and judgment enforcement procedure. The network of the law firm expands to the whole territory of the country, providing services and representing the client to any court of the Greek territory.’

‘The firm provides regular monthly reports to the client, while the team is always available for any issue that may arise.’

‘The team provides direct, immediate and accurate services. The availability of the team and the completion of the assignment in tight deadlines have always been appreciated during our collaboration.’

‘The team is eager to understand the client’s background and needs and will do its best to fulfill its expectations and reach a positive outcome.’

‘The individuals we worked with have thorough knowledge of their respective field of the law and a very practical mindset when it comes to dispute resolution.’

‘The firm’s approach is to understand the business strategy, need and objective and provides specialised and value for money legal solutions aimed to achieve optimal results. Work is based on honesty, consistency, and transparency.’

‘The firm is characterised by integrity, team spirit and great appeal to knowledge. Updated on new laws with strong legal background, while they have the ability to quickly adapt to changing circumstances.’

‘The firm is empowered with managers that exceed the expectations in a professional collaboration.’

Key clients

A.G.E.T. Heraklis SA

Perfetti van Melle Hellas SA

PetroGaz S.A.



Fysiko Aerio Attikis

Kepenou Mills

Elmin Voxites S.A


Heron SA

Tsibanoulis & Partners

Tsibanoulis & Partners work in the banking and capital markets sphere is notable. Dimitris Tsibanoulis’s practice covers advice to blue-chip corporations, domestic and foreign governments, and government bodies, handling contentious restructuring mandates, while Marina Perraki focuses on intellectual property law, particularly trade mark litigation, with a track record of handling cases up to the Supreme Court level.

Practice head(s):

Dimitris Tsibanoulis; Marina Perraki


‘Quick replies.’ 

Key clients

Cooperative Bank of Chania

Domaine Paterianakis SA

Ryanair DAC

Malibu Health Products Ltd

Work highlights

  • Represented the Cooperative Bank of China before the Court of First Instance, the Court of Appeal, and the Supreme Court in over a hundred civil lawsuits by the Bank’s shareholders claiming compensatory damages.
  • Represented Malibu Health Products Ltd in a precedent setting judicial case before the Supreme Court concerning trademark owners claims for damages on account of profits.
  • Acted for Greek Pension Fund Insurance Occupational Services on a complex investment dispute with connections to multiple jurisdictions.

Tsoukala and Partners Law Firm

Tsoukala and Partners Law Firm offer a broad range of litigation and dispute resolution services, spanning from day-to-day civil disputes before the Greek courts through to arbitration cases. The full-service firm with ‘strong negotiation skills’ caters to a client base that includes multinational groups, construction and development companies and financial institutions. Eleni Tsoukala focuses on commercial, corporate, TMT, banking and finance disputes. Constantinos Kapitsinos adds considerable experience to the team.

Practice head(s):

Eleni Tsoukala; Constantinos Kapitsinos

Other key lawyers:

Dimitris Kogas; Ioanna Moumtzoglou


‘The lawyers stand out for their strong negotiation skills and extensive knowledge of the law. They are thorough, solution-oriented and always well prepared.’

‘They are very pleasant to work with and an excellent choice for cross-border corporate, commercial and finance disputes.’

‘I have absolute trust in this team. They have gone far and beyond on numerous occasions and have always had our best interests at heart.’

Work highlights

  • Advised a foreign multinational company on a post-M&A dispute.
  • Represented the owner of a luxury hotel located in central Athens in a dispute with a hotel operator.
  • Acted for a foreign manufacturer in a complex multi-jurisdictional dispute pertaining to allegedly defective products.

Alexander Vassardanis & Partners

Alexander Vassardanis & Partners handles a range of international and domestic arbitration matters, with particular experience in arbitration involving world-wide institutions and in different jurisdictions. The team offers assistance, representation and advice at all stages of the arbitration process. Aphrodite Vassardani has vast experience across the space.

Practice head(s):

Aphrodite Vassardani


‘The firm has an extremely strong dispute resolution/international arbitration team. It provides high level efficient legal services.’

‘Aphrodite Vassardani is an excellent, prominent lawyer. We always trust the high standard of her work and her legal knowledge that have been invaluable for our cases. She has always handled our cases with great success.’

‘We have a perfect collaboration.’

Andersen Legal - Pistiolis - Triantafyllos & Associates Law Firm

Andersen Legal - Pistiolis - Triantafyllos & Associates Law Firm, a ‘great team to work with’, handles disputes spanning commercial litigation, employment law and technology disputes, as well as public law. Elena Chatzaki, described as a ‘brilliant legal mind’, has significant experience, particularly in contractual disputes and tort cases.

Practice head(s):

Elena Chatzaki


‘A reliable law firm with remarkable and effective partners and associates and I highly recommend them to a potential client. They are close to client, ready to find solutions to law matters with efficiency and professionalism.’

‘A great team to work with. High business understanding, sound, structured and targeted legal advice following deep analysis, flexible to business needs and highly cooperative.’

‘Flexible and competitive in billing proposals. Comprises individuals with professional and friendly, can-do attitude which makes collaboration pleasant and productive.’

‘Elena Chatzaki is an excellent litigation lawyer, swift in understanding a case, great at providing advice in terms of procedural and substantive legal issues.’

‘Andersen Legal is a law firm with great reputation in the Greek market, but also known for its ability to work in complex projects. They are trying to deliver top notch advice, no matter what. Overall, we appreciate their commitment to excellence, the hard work and the unique client service.’

‘We always receive high-level professional services. Overall, the team demonstrates professionalism, deep industry knowledge, and strong work ethic values.’

‘Full professionalism, excellent knowledge of their subjects, continuous availability, fair pricing, team spirit, technological sustainability.’

‘Elena Chatzaki is a brilliant legal mind that always uses her critical thinking abilities and finds various solutions. She is attentive consistent and extremely reliable. We feel very lucky to be able to get her legal advice and guidance.’

Key clients

Allianz Trade

Enel Green Power



Chep Hellas


EFKA (Greek Social Security Organization)

Gefsinus Abee

Saint Gobain

Greentop Energy


Rural Connect



Heron Group

Cooperative Bank of Thessaly


Work highlights

  • Represented Engie S.A in an arbitration case in a commercial dispute against a foundation (Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center S.A).
  • Represented Social Security Contribution Organization (EFKA) in more than 100 litigation cases.
  • Represented Allianz Trade before the Court of Appeal, for the rebuttal of an appeal in regards with a 3.300.000 euros matter.

Apostolos Georgiades & Associates

The litigation department at Apostolos Georgiades & Associates , a team that is noted to have an ‘impressive understanding of business issues’, handles deals in a range of sectors such as banking, shipbuilding and leisure. The team is led by Stavros Georgiades, who has experience of handling investment and shipping disputes.

Practice head(s):

Stavros Georgiades

Other key lawyers:

Anastasia Mageirou; George Georgiades


‘Excellent knowledge, prompt attendance, professionalism.’

‘Vast experience, deep knowledge of company law and impressive understanding of business issues.’

‘George Georgiades is an excellent expert on his field with personal commitment in the cases.’

‘Excellent legal knowledge, high quality legal documents, diligence and accuracy.’

‘Engagement and efficiency.’

‘The team is eager to understand the client’s background and needs and will do its best to fulfill its expectations and reach a positive outcome.’

‘The individuals we worked with have thorough knowledge of their respective field of the law and a very practical mindset when it comes to dispute resolution.’

Key clients

Angeliki Frangou

John Coustas

Helios Hotels & Resorts – P. Mantonanakis Group

Grecotel – N. Daskalantonakis Group

Cosmote Group

Olympia Group – Panos Germanos

Hellinikon SA

Eastern Mediterannean Maritime Ltd


Dimitris Koutsolioutsos


Eleni Koutsouda-Iolas

Work highlights

  • Represented Grand Resort Lagonissi in seven arbitration proceedings against the Public Properties Company (ETAD) that awarded a total sum exceeding €600m for damages for breach of contract.
  • Represented Angeliki Frangou, head of Navios Group,  in successfully defending a lawsuit by her brother John Frangos regarding their common shipping business in the past.
  • Represented Cosmote Group in successfully defending a €19m claim filed by a former employee for purported health damage from exposure to GSM signals.

Avramopoulos & Partners

Avramopoulos & Partners‘s practice involves a range of commercial and civil matters and includes cases regarding breach of contract, tort claims and competition, to name a few. Athanassios Avgeros has considerable experience of litigation before Greek Courts involving local and multi-jurisdictional cases as well as arbitration. Athanassios Safaris has extensive expertise in EU law, including public procurement, as well as distribution agreement disputes.

Practice head(s):

Athanassios Avgeros; Athanassios Safaris

Other key lawyers:

Barbara Angelopoulou

Moratis Passas Law Firm

Moratis Passas Law Firm handles civil litigation, commercial disputes, alongside banking and financial cases. Recently, the firm has gained expertise in handling shareholder disputes. Dimitris Passas holds vast experience in both commercial and civil litigation, with Nikos Syrmas also focusing mainly on banking, commercial and civil litigation.

Practice head(s):

Dimitris Passas; Nikos Syrmas

Key clients

Cyprus Popular Bank Public Company Ltd, Greek branch

EDOEAP (Press and Media Pension Fund)

NN Hellas

Citibank Europe Plc, Greek branch

Piraeus Bank

Hellas Capital Leasing

Viva wallet Bank

Antenna T.V. SA

Piraeus Financial Leasing SA

Work highlights

  • Represented Cyprus Popular Bank Company Ltd in six appeals against the Greek state before Thessaloniki Administrative Court of Appeal, for the repayment of withholding tax on interest income, arising from corporate bonds.
  • Represented EDOEAP (Press and Media Pension Fund) in a lawsuit against Bank of Greece to recover its assets held by the Bank of Greece under the legal regime applicable to Greek pension funds and public law legal entities, which the Bank of Greece claims that have been deteriorated as a result of the bail-ins.
  • Represented NN Hellas SA, a member of NN Group, in litigations involving insurance related disputes on insurance products sold in the Greek market, such as the validity of its insurance policy terms and conditions, the premium increase included in its insurance agreements etc.

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright’s dispute resolution and litigation team handles a full range of disputes across industry sectors, including financial services and energy. Its areas of work include alternative dispute resolution and debt recovery. John Liberopoulos focuses on shipping and general commercial litigation, while Vassilis Koroxenidis is experienced across a range of sectors, including shipping.

Practice head(s):

John Liberopoulos; Vassilis Koroxenidis

Other key lawyers:

Dimitris Rampos


‘Dimitris Rampos is hard working, approachable and provides solid advice’

‘Open discussion with the representatives from the firm. They do not always have the same view of the dilemma or solution but in the end, they have a solid unanimous recommendation on the way forward.’

‘They have a genuine interest in the individuals around the table as well as the dilemma that needs to be solved.’

Key clients

FBN Bank of UK Limited

Arcadia Shipmanagement SA

Atlas Maritime Inc.

Safe Bulkers Inc.

Alassia NewShips Management Inc.

Cromar Insurance Brokers Ltd

Safety Management Overseas AS

AB Maritime Inc.

International Trade SA

Skandinaviska Enskilda Bank (AB)

Technomar Shipping Inc

Goldenport Shipmanagement Ltd.

Cymona Maritime Holdings Inc.

Byzantine Maritime Corp.

Sovel S.A.

V.D. Ikonomidis & Associates Law Firm

V.D. Ikonomidis & Associates Law Firm’s ‘dynamic and organised’ team has the capability to handle disputes from a variety of sectors, including real estate, travel, and financial services, to name a few. Most recently, the firm has experienced growth in the area of intellectual property litigation. Managing partner Vassilios Ikonomidis uses his considerable dispute resolution experience to jointly lead the team alongside Georgia Patili, whose expertise involves representing clients in a spectrum of commercial disputes.

Practice head(s):

Vassilios Ikonomidis

Other key lawyers:

Despina Valtzi; Georgia Patili


‘The key for VDI is the people. They are highly qualified and eager to find solutions. They follow the case with the client, and they have deep knowledge. They make you feel secure.’

‘They actually “hear”the client. They seem to take any case seriously and spend the time needed to identify the case and suggest the right solutions. They make you feel that your problem is their problem.’

‘The team actually care. They face our challenges as if they were theirs, and they put all their efforts into resolving any issue that arises on time. They have adopted technology during the COVID era quite easily, and that has helped any communication between us a lot.’

‘Everyone at the VDI Law Firm are patient, they clearly outline what to expect, and present an honest assessment of your case. They provide excellent legal services, demonstrating professionalism and personal attention to all details of each and every one of our cases.’

‘I have often worked with managing partner Vasilios Ikonomidis, he has an in depth knowledge of civil and commercial law and great experience in litigation, with a very positive track record.’

‘Friendly, hardworking, timely delivery of final product – but more importantly, excellent research and legal briefs.’

‘It’s a very dynamic and well organized team. Very punctual with high communicational skills. They are good listeners and they deliver results. It’s easy to understand that this is a people oriented firm.’

‘All partners that I usually work with are defined by professionalism and results-oriented approach. Everyone understands the value of your time.’

Key clients

Cobalt Air Ltd

SSH Maritime Group of Companies

Neotex S.A.

BMW Hellas Car Trading S.A.

Optimum S.A.

Swift S.A.

Future Health Ltd

Agile Group of Companies

Egnite S.A.

Leriva Group of Companies

Exelixis S.A.

Original Senses P.C.

Senso in Terra S.A.

Organizational Committee of Arranging Motor Sports

Riginos S.A.

Onda Tenders P.C.

Kentro Chara

Work highlights

  • Advised Organizational Committee of Arranging Motor Sports on a case concerning Rally Acropolis.
  • Advised Punmore Capital Ltd on a litigation case.
  • Advised Neotex SA on a trademark protection case.