Next Generation Partners

TMT in Greece

A. & K. Metaxopoulos & Partners Law Firm

Demonstrating broad strength across the advertising, media and publishing fields, the A. & K. Metaxopoulos & Partners Law Firm TMT practice is well equipped to handle complex IP and privacy law matters. With an offering covering both litigation and advisory services, the team specialises in dealing with copyright infringement claims, data protection issues and non-disclosure agreements, among other areas. Based out of Athens, Kriton Metaxopoulos and Asterios Syssilas jointly lead the team, bringing vast experience in multinational litigation proceedings and unfair competition law issues to the firm. Irini Daroussou is an anti-piracy and industrial law expert, while Elena Nikolarea focuses on e-commerce and civil law matters.

Practice head(s):

Kriton Metaxopoulos; Asterios Syssilas

Other key lawyers:

Irini Daroussou; Elena Nikolarea

Key clients

Focus Bari S.Α.

Fremantlemedia Ltd.

Gala Advertising clients


MakeMake Entertainment

Musou Music Group


Panini S.p.a.


Psichogios Publications S.A.

Thomson Reuters

Victory Entertainment S.A.

Visa Europe

Zero Point Zero Production

Work highlights

  • Advised VISA Europe in relation to its advertising and promotional campaigns in Greece.
  • Represented a renowned UK-based multinational TV and film production company in a court dispute in Greece concerning a  talent show which is broadcasted by one of the major Greek TV channels.
  • Advises and represents a renowned international news agency in a case of copyright infringement, taking place in the Greek TV market by one of the largest Greek TV stations.

Andersen Legal - Pistiolis - Triantafyllos & Associates Law Firm

The Athens-based Andersen Legal - Pistiolis - Triantafyllos & Associates Law Firm team is highly regarded for its data protection expertise, regularly advising major corporations in the telecoms and e-communication space, combining ‘innovation and technology’ to improve its services. The practice includes a plethora of specialists, who draft non-disclosure agreements and provide advice on IP rights infringement, with practice head Themistoklis Giannakopoulos being ‘one of the best in the area of GDPR’ as well as a competition law expert. Theodore Pistiolis frequently acts on behalf of TMT and construction companies; Nicholas Zelios focuses on e-commerce and whistleblowing compliance; and Kleio Kondi has expertise in IP.

Practice head(s):

Themistoklis Giannakopoulos

Other key lawyers:

Theodore Pistiolis; Nicholas Zelios; Kleio Kondi; Paraskevas Zourntos; Dimitra Gkanatsiou


‘Very good professionals. The team understands the needs of a corporate client and provides for high quality services. The members of the team, from partners to associates are not only good professionals but demonstrate great behaviour. They provide business oriented, practical advice, while acknowledging and mitigating risks. In terms of billing they are transparent and fair in their agreements.’

‘Paraskevas Zourntos is an expert in his field- labour law and litigation, providing advice in a timely manner. Themistoklis Giannakopoulos is also an expert in his field leading a team of talented individuals.’

‘After many years of cooperation we know that innovative thinking, flexibility and out of the box thinking are some of their strengths. High level of professional services, excellent reputation in the Greek market. The firm has experienced lawyers that are willing to go the extra mile. They demonstrate high commitment to bring results and they work with consistency in order to ensure our needs are being met.’

‘Theodore Pistiolis is an excellent lawyer . He understands fast the client’s problem and gives the best possible solution. Theodore can provide high quality legal advice for a wide range of legal areas, including corporate, TMT and employment issues.’

‘We are working with Themis Giannakopoulos in GDPR compliance issues and they are always delivering excellent advice and results. They have the experience and background to deal with any legal challenge. It is worth noting that Kleio Kondi is also a valuable member of the team. Hard working, passionate and unquestionably motivated by getting the job done. She is a highly skilled professional for very demanding jobs.’

‘The firm is one of the most recognizable firms in Greece. Client service is above expectations, and the team is the best in the areas of employment and corporate law. Their advice is to the point and aims to offer solutions.’

‘Theodore Pistiolis leads the team effectively, is passionate, committed and available. His knowledge in Corporate issues goes beyond any doubt. Dimitra Gkanatsiou is also responsive and knowledgeable. Themis Giannakopoulos is one of the best in the area of GDPR.’

‘Themistoklis Giannakopoulos and Kleio Kondi are two of the most respectful legal advisors in the team. It is without any doubt that I would recommend for their straightforward approach, their accurate advice and their enthusiasm when dealing with problem solving or recommendations in protecting their clients. They are solid professionals with a deep knowledge of data protection legislation.’

Key clients

Intrasoft International S.A.

Plaisio Computers S.A.

Binary Tree S.A.

Attica Group

Aegean Baltic Bank

Brown Hotels

HeronEnergy S.A.





Euler Hermes Hellas


Work highlights

  • Advised Terna Fiber on regulatory, legal, business and other matters, and on the successful negotiation and completion of a public tender process.
  • Advised various companies belonging to Viasat Group of Companies with a view to achieving compliance with the legal/regulatory framework in Greece.
  • Advised all companies belonging to TERNA Group of Companies in respect of updating their GDPR compliance programmes and carrying out compliance audits.

Karatzas & Partners

Fielding a ‘legally proficient’ and ‘technologically adept’ practice, Karatzas & Partners has extensive expertise in handling global corporate transactions in the TMT sphere, ranging from complex M&A to strategic investments. The team is regularly involved in the IP sphere, routinely dealing with data protection issues, as well as advising domestic and international clients on all aspects the regulatory framework for telecoms. Based in Athens, Anna Manda heads the group, specialising in high-profile M&A and IPO deals, and Vassilis Goulielmos is well equipped to manage matters arising in the technology, media and telecoms fields.

Practice head(s):

Anna Manda

Other key lawyers:

Vassilis Goulielmos; Nikos Askotiris


‘The firm’s TMT team is exceptional. They excel with problem-solving approaches in industry-specific issues. This includes out-of-the-box legal strategies and adaptability in response to changing legal landscapes and evolving client needs.’

‘The lawyers aren’t just legally proficient; they’re also technologically adept. This ensures that they fully understand the tech solutions, platforms, and innovations we as a client deal with. Karatzas & partners’ legal team boasts a robust foundation of law integrated seamlessly with an intricate grasp of the dynamic TMT sector. Their approach to our case was shaped by both legal rigor and sector-specific knowledge.’

‘Together, they navigated the multifaceted challenges with a synchronicity that only comes from deep mutual respect and trust. Their commitment to upholding our best interests, combined with their unmatched industry knowledge, made them a formidable force during the acquisition.’

‘Strong M&A and Greek regulatory team who know the market and key players extremely well.’

‘Excellent partners. Deep knowledge in their field. They care about the clients and they know how to get the job done.’

‘Nikos Askotiris stands out not just as a legal expert but as a testament to the values of perseverance and dedication in the profession. His endurance, demonstrated consistently throughout our interactions, is truly commendable.’

‘Nikos and the Karatzas team is an embodiment of the finest qualities one seeks in a legal expert. Their blend of endurance, linguistic proficiency, and quick responsiveness truly sets them apart in the legal area.’

‘Nikos Askotiris is a fantastic lawyer who is always available and provides commercially orientated advice and must have memorised every rule and regulation applicable to doing deals in Greece!’

Key clients

Ideal Holdings

Audax Private Equity

Power Factors

JP Morgan




National Bank of Greece (NBG)



Telefonica Global Solutions Greece

Work highlights

  • Acts as Greek legal counsel to J.P. Morgan in connection with its strategic investment in Viva Wallet.
  • Advised Antenna Group with respect to a successful tender process conducted by Eurobank concerning the acquisition of a 100% equity stake, accompanied by a debt restructuring, in the Village Roadshow Hellas.
  • Acted as legal counsel to National Bank of Greece in connection with the conclusion of a strategic cooperation agreement as well as the acquisition of a minority stake in Epsilon Net.

Nikolinakos & Partners Law Firm

Counting international technology corporations and renowned media entities among its clients, Nikolinakos & Partners Law Firm specialises in data protection, intellectual property and technology disputes. The practice has vast experience in submitting data breach and security notifications to the relevant data protection authorities in Greece, and frequently handles regulatory compliance surrounding AI and robotics. Based in Athens, Nikos Nikolinakos and Dina Kouvelou lead the group, with the former specialising in emerging digital technologies and competition law matters, and the latter being a cybersecurity expert. Meanwhile, Alexis Spyropoulos focuses on telecoms regulation and general IP issues.

Practice head(s):

Nikos Nikolinakos; Dina Kouvelou

Other key lawyers:

Alexis Spyropoulos


‘Nikolinakos & Partners Law Firm is at the forefront of the telecommunications, data protection and technology-related areas. They also focus on emerging digital technologies/services (including artificial intelligence and IoT). Their TMT Practice is formidable, extremely effective, detail-oriented and provides excellent strategic advice. In addition, they have a vastly experienced law team in the field of data protection and cybersecurity in Greece.’

‘Dina Kouvelou is an outstanding TMT and competition law expert. She is singled out for her masterful technical knowledge of telecoms infrastructure and understanding of telecoms regulation. She also has unmatched expertise and vast experience in the fields of data privacy and cybersecurity.’

‘Nikos Nikolinakos is the leading legal expert in the TMT area in Greece. He is the standout figure in the fields of telecoms and emerging digital technologies. He consistently delivers an exceptional standard and quality of work.’

‘I believe that this is by far the best TMT Practice in Greece. We value their commercial approach, their in-depth knowledge of complex matters and their ability to retain sight of the big picture. It has substantial experience and profound expertise, focusing lately on emerging digital technologies such as AI, robotics, IoT and cloud computing. They have also formed an excellent and complementary team in the fields of IP, TMT and Data Protection. Very high professional level with very good implementation in practice. Excellent availability and short response times.’

‘Nikos Nikolinakos has a broad industry knowledge. He is prominent in the telecoms regulatory space. He is also highly active in the areas of artificial intelligence, robotics and other emerging digital technologies. He is a great problem solver, and he knows the industry and regulatory environment.’

‘Dina Kouvelou has great technology-related expertise and experience, and is extremely responsive and proactive. A real data protection, telecoms and cybersecurity expert. More importantly: she is able to handle complex long-term strategies as well as routine matters with a high level of attention.’

‘Dina Kouvelou stands out as a true TMT expert for her high-quality strategic guidance. She handles significant regulatory, transactional and litigation work for a roster of high-profile international clients in the fields of telecoms, data protection/cybersecurity and digital business. She truly distinguishes herself with a combination of deep expertise, responsiveness, and appreciation for our practical needs. She is both a brilliant legal tactician and a savvy business adviser.’

‘Nikos Nikolinakos is a stellar regulatory lawyer. He is probably the top TMT lawyer in Greece, a fantastic adviser and very responsive. He is also a very experienced agency litigator, representing his clients before the national regulatory authorities and administrative courts. Extremely recommended in technology-related litigation, data protection, telecoms, and emerging digital technologies cases. I should underline his expertise in the field of artificial intelligence.’

Key clients

Vodafone S.A.

SpaceX – Starling Holdings

Meta (Facebook) S.A.

Twitter, (X) Inc.

Netflix International B.V.

WarnerMedia, LLC

Airbnb Inc.

AT&T Inc.

Vantage Towers Greece

TikTok Information Technologies UK Limited (“TikTok”)

Huawei Technologies S.A.

Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe Limited (“SIEE”)

British Telecom (BT) – Global Services

Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

Google Ireland Limited

Baidu, Inc.

Medtronic Plc / Booking Holdings

Verizon S.A.

Spotify AB

Miele & Cie. KG (Miele)

Nespresso S.A.

Famar Group S.A.

Victus Networks S.A.

Olayan Investments Company Establishment

General Mills, Inc.

Robert Bosch GmbH

Volkswagen Bank S.A.


Zoom Video Communications

Angsana Corfu Hotel



Inmarsat Global Limited

Argon Medical Devices

Latitude, Inc.

Amber AI Limited



Euronet Merchant Services Payment Institution (EMS)

Richemont International S.A.

Automation Hero, Inc.

UniversalWeatherandAviation, Inc

Work highlights


Consistently delivering work of ‘excellent quality’, the TMT practice at POTAMITISVEKRIS covers all aspects of IP, telecoms and media law, with specific expertise in major public procurement tenders involving technology developments. The team’s coverage is comprehensive, offering tailored advice to clients across the entire spectrum of advisory, transactional and litigation issues. Operating out of Athens, Stathis Potamitis and Xenophon Paparrigopoulos have vast experience in assisting corporations with data protection, regulatory and competition issues, while Alexandros Kortesis is knowledgeable in the life sciences and food sectors. Eirini Zaglanika focuses on IP matters, and Fay Karkantzou supports clients in tender procedures in the telecoms industry.

Practice head(s):

Stathis Potamitis; Xenophon Paparrigopoulos; Alexandros Kortesis

Other key lawyers:

Eirini Zaglanika; Fay Karkantzou


‘Potamitis Vekris has expert teams in almost all areas of law. Its partners are able to pull resources from all areas of expertise to deliver comprehensive advice. They stick to deadlines and can be trusted to deliver work of excellent quality.’

‘Alexandros Kortesis stands out for the degree of involvement in all aspects important in our business portfolio. He is knowledgeable and has a well established network wherefrom he draws and shares valuable insights on our industry and also the political environment.’

‘Alexandros Kortesis is one of the best corporate lawyers in the country at the moment. He is resourceful and business-minded and can be trusted to find solutions in complex matters.’

Key clients

The Procter & Gamble Company (USA

Procter & Gamble Hellas

NOVA Telecommunications & Media S.M.S.A

Coca-Cola Hellenic SAIC

Coca-Cola HBC Services MEPE

CCB Management Services GmbH

Hotel Investment Partners

Antenna TV

Diageo Hellas

Alpha Satellite TV

Wolt Hellas

Hellenic Advertisers Association

New Generation for a New Agriculture

AstraZeneca SA

Premier Capital Hellas SA

Melissa Kikizas AEVE


PD Neurotechnology

Follie Follie Group



Philippos Nakas Conservatory

Gerolymatos International

Angelini SA

OAKTREE Capital Management LP

Work highlights

  • Advising a foreign technology provider group in connection with regulatory telecommunication aspects pertaining to the provision of innovative in-car and inflight wifi services in Greece.
  • Appointed as the DPO of seven companies’ owners of the HIP hotels in Greece.
  • Advised NOVA MEDIA on the participation in a public tender for the Digitalization of Archive of Hellenic Cadastre with a total value of €240m.

Zepos & Yannopoulos

Headed by the ‘extremely knowledgeable’ Theodore Konstantakopoulos, the TMT group at Zepos & Yannopoulos has extensive experience in data protection and cybersecurity matters, covering EU and Greek regulations. The practice routinely handles ongoing restructurings and acquisitions in the telecoms and gaming sectors, and also displays a growing presence in the AI and e-privacy spheres. Konstantakopoulos consistently acts on behalf of technology multinationals and social media companies, and Athina Skolarikou focuses on the commercial aspects of technology transactions. Antonis Giannakodimos concentrates on competition and antitrust issues, and both Ifigeneia Salvanou and Iliana Papantoni are data protection experts.

Practice head(s):

Theodore Konstantakopoulos

Other key lawyers:

Athina Skolarikou; Antonis Giannakodimos; Yolanda Antoniou-Rapti; Ifigeneia Salvanou; Iliana Papantoni


‘Great team with great depth. The TMT team provides exceptional service and is very well organised. They are responsive and detail oriented. The team has a true understanding of new technologies and is able to deliver implementable advice in a business-friendly manner. Notably, certain services, like their GDPR compliance program, are offered in cooperation with their IT and cybersecurity experts.’

‘Theodore Konstantakopoulos is a leading individual in the field of TMT and personal data in Greece, a highly experienced and knowledgeable lawyer with a great sense of business. Theodore is pragmatic and delivers constructive and commercially-sensitive advice. What differentiates him from competitors is his deep understanding of new technologies, advanced technical knowledge and industry insight and experience.’

‘Zepos Yannopoulos is a full service firm which provides an excellent level of service and which is able to cover many areas of expertise. As such, this firms is the perfect fit and the one-stop-shot for multinational companies that may have a variety of legal issues to deal with.’

‘Athina Skolarikou is a highly appreciated, committed and reliable partner and provides excellent advice on a wide array of matters of commercial and consumer law. She is not afraid of meeting tight deadlines.’

‘Theodore Konstantakopoulos has a extensive knowledge of the media regulatory framework in Greece and provides excellent advice on issues concerning the media business including regulatory matters and consumer law.’

‘Theodore Konstantakopoulos and his team are very professional, always available and eager to help in any issue that might arise. They strive to understand the business aim behind each decision and they always provide us with valuable advice. They are a great team to work with.’

‘Over the last years, the collaboration with Athina Skolarikou is exceptional and the same applies for the partnership with Theodore Konstantakopoulos on privacy, IT and IP matters.’

‘Theodore Konstantakopoulos is an extremely knowledgeable lawyer, with exceptional technical knowledge. He knows how to strike the right balance between caution and risk and can be trusted to provide reliable, well-researched advice.’

Key clients

Nova Telecommunications


Deutsche Telekom





Navarino Telekom

Wallbid Limited

Work highlights

  • Structuring and advising on the Greek legal aspects of United Group’s restructuring and company reorganisation through the merger by absorption of Nova Telecommunications.
  • Advised Deutsche Telekom on various of TMT issues, including cybersecurity (NIS Directive obligations), advice on national legislation implementing the EU Whistleblowing Directive and data protection law issues.
  • Advised Apple on country-specific requirements applicable to ID verification for verification and fraud prevention for developers using the developer app to enroll in the developer programme.

AP Legal

Noted for its ‘problem-solving approach’, AP Legal’s Athens-based TMT practice has in-depth expertise in the data protection and software licensing fields. Representing a multitude of telecoms providers, digital marketing agencies and multinational companies, the team has particular capabilities in handling public tender processes centred around implementing innovative technology measures. The ‘skilful and experienced’ Aris Papaspyridis and Alexandra Argyropoulou jointly lead the group, specialising in complex telecoms matters and routinely providing extensive advice on regulatory compliance issues.

Practice head(s):

Aris Papaspyridis; Alexandra Argyropoulou


‘We have been working with AP Legal for many years now, because they have become a trustworthy partner, fully understanding our business requirements. AP Legal have proven to be incredibly adaptable and have always been our go-to people for the more complex issues we have had to put in place. Cost-effective, efficient, thorough and prompt legal advice. Most importantly, AP Legal is pragmatic to a fault. ’

‘Aris Papaspyridis is knowledgeable, an expert in his field, remarkably patient, efficient, engaging, honest and very professional and can lend his breadth of experience to provide considered opinions to many different areas of law. But it’s his detailed analysis and instinctive assessment of a scenario and his ability to get to grips with the business requirement, the causes and effects, that make him an invaluable sounding board for us.’

‘AP Legal is a Greek law firm with profound experience in the new technologies (TMT) sector, with very good business understanding which we really appreciate, very responsive and totally oriented to a problem solving approach. It is hard to find in the Greek jurisdiction another firm with such niche market experience.’

‘Aris Papaspyridis is a skillful and experienced attorney with a great balance of legal knowledge, IT legal expertise and market awareness.’

‘One of the very few teams that understand our business needs in ICT!’

‘Alexandra and Aris are always there to support us.’

‘AP Legal’s experience in the TMT sector excels in terms of legal and business knowledge and experience in transactions and regulatory matters.’

‘Both partners’ experience in Telecoms and Information Technology over the years is unparalleled. Significant understanding of the market together with legal experience proven over the years make Aris Papaspyridis and Alexandra Argyropoulou stand out from the crowd.’

Key clients

Telecom Italia Sparkle

Mitel Networks Ltd



EVO Human Performance

AISIN Corporation

Work highlights

  • Assisted TI SPARKLE and provided advice on the GDPR processes with the TELECOM ITALIA GROUP.
  • Advising MCOMS on the negotiations and conclusion of master agreements for the supply of its multimedia platform to various hotels around the globe.
  • Assisted NEUROSOFT in its participation in a consortium with IDEMIA France for submitting a proposal in a tender.

Bernitsas Law

Acting on behalf of international technology corporations and telecoms providers, Bernitsas Law displays ‘excellent technical skills’ when handling complex M&A and strategic partnership transactions in the TMT sector. The team shows considerable strength in the data privacy and cybersecurity spheres, with Athens-based practice head Marina Androulakakis being an expert in EU, competition and regulatory law matters. Highlighted as ‘very committed and technically great’, Tania Patsalia regularly assists clients with antitrust and competition law issues, while Aristeidis Papathanasiou focuses on data protection and intellectual property matters.

Practice head(s):

Marina Androulakakis

Other key lawyers:

Tania Patsalia; Aristeidis Papathanasiou


‘Excellent team.’

‘Tania Patsalia is an excellent lawyer.’

‘Great team with excellent technical skills and attention for details.’

‘Tania Patsalia is a very committed and technically great attorney.’

‘Established firm with excellent collaboration profile.’

‘Dedicated contact points that allow for deep knowledge of our organization and its processes and culture that enhances collaboration, effectiveness and efficiency.’

Key clients

BMW Group



Intrum Hellas

Vodafone Greece

Work highlights

  • Advised CNH Industrial on software licencing and data privacy issues arising from its acquisition of 90% of the Augmenta group.
  • Advised Intrum Hellas, acting as servicer and coordinator of a secondary sale and transfer, on data privacy issues and notice to data subjects.
  • Advised an international technology solutions and software provider in relation to data privacy and whistleblowing requirements.

Fortsakis, Diakopoulos, Mylonogiannis & Associates Law Firm

Fortsakis, Diakopoulos, Mylonogiannis & Associates Law Firm specialises in all aspects of transactional and litigation matters relating to TMT, with a particular focus on drafting technology-related contracts and assisting with data protection measures. ‘Excellent lawyer’ Dimitris Diakopoulos leads the group from Athens, bringing extensive experience in advising major players in the Greek broadcasting, technology and telecoms industries. Petros Pantazopoulos is an expert in tax and customs litigation, and Nikolas Avgouleas supports clients in the areas of energy law, public procurement and privatisations.

Practice head(s):

Dimitris Diakopoulos

Other key lawyers:

Petros Pantazopoulos; Nikolas Avgouleas; Nikoletta Beneki; Eleni Souli


‘The team handling the TMT sector provided valuable advice. FDMA’s TMT team provides legal services with a high level of professionalism and efficiency. What really makes FDMA stand out is their ability to understand exactly not only what the client expects, but also what the client needs, in order to provide tailored services.’

‘Dimitris Diakopoulos is an excellent lawyer with large experience in the legal and business aspects of TMT transactions and possesses outstanding skills in handling complex transactions and drafting contracts. Nikoletta Beneki and Eleni Souli are also valuable members of the TMT team, offering high quality legal services and demonstrating strong professionalism and attention to detail.’

‘Excellent partners. deep knowledge in their field. they care about the clients and they know how to get the job done.’

‘Nikos Avgouleas and Petros Pantazopoulos are one of a kind! Great collaboration.’

Key clients

Wind Hellas S.A

JV of Thales DIS France S.A. – Uni Systems S.A.

Vodafone – Panafon S.A.


Thales Hellas S.A.

Havas Media/Cream S.A..

Wavemaker Hellas S.A.

Qualco S.A.

Forthnet S.A

Shop and Trade

Uni Systems S.A.

Work highlights

  • Represented DEDDIESA (HEDNO) before the Greek highest administrative court against two applications for the annulment of a tendering procedure called by DEDDIESA.
  • Advised and represented a consortium including Thales DIS France in order to contest the decisions of the Greek Police regarding the qualification of other consortia to participate in the Greek State’s (Greek Police) major tendering procedure.
  • Represented Wind Hellas (now NOVA Telecommunications and Media) against a mass application seeking to annul 5G licenses that had been issued following a tender.

Koutalidis Law Firm

Demonstrating in-depth knowledge of the regulatory framework governing the TMT field, Koutalidis Law Firm has extensive experience in representing clients before the Greek Administrative Courts on matters ranging from IP to telecoms contracts. The Athens-based outfit offers advice on network sharing and software supply contracts, with Nikitas Fortsakis being an expert in TMT issues and administrative law. Konstantinos Kritsotakis and Martha Klada are both highlighted for their expertise in digital technologies and software licensing.

Practice head(s):

Nikitas Fortsakis

Other key lawyers:

Konstantinos Kritsotakis; Martha Klada


‘The practice provides prompt and specialized responses to complicated legal matters and it is the most niche firm in Greece regarding Telecommunications legal framework.’

‘Nikitas Fortsakis and his team (Martha Klada and Konstantinos Kritsotakis) are extremely valuable partners for our organization. They address any matter with dedication and mindfulness. Their knowledge on the economic sector of our organization is exceptional. They always provide business centric solutions and advice that mitigates the legal risk and challenges of our business.’

‘Insightful, trusting and personalized advice is what we are after and that is what Koutalidis Law Firm and Nikitas Fortsakis, in particular, are offering.’

‘It is all about the individuals! Personalized collaboration truly makes the service feel as if it was offered by in-house resources. Nikitas Fortsakis’s market and legal insights, view and interpretation of matters help us connect the dots, understand any risks and support our key decision making processes and activities. It is of great importance to have a legal advisor that not only understands the sector but also understands where the client stands and offers advice accordingly, as well as challenging our views, when necessary, in order to secure an optimum outcome.’

‘Well organised, responsive and effective team, providing deliverables on time.’

‘Client friendly, experienced and solution driven.’

Key clients

United Group bv

Nova sa (ex Wind which absorbed ex- Nova sa)

Vodafone – Panafon sa

Mobile Operator’s Association

Digea sa

Fraport Greece (Airports)

Work highlights

  • Instructed by Herbert Smith Freehills to provide advice on telecoms regulatory and legal matters to H.R.L. Morrison & Co in the context of a multimillion international transaction.
  • Represented Vodafone (Greece) successfully before the Administrative Court of Appeal for a dispute valued €10,773,602.53.
  • Drafted and negotiated an agreement re the provision of the Multi Program Transport Streams (MPTS) distribution service via Satellite by a major provider.

Lambadarios Law Firm

Headed by two experienced practitioners, Chara Daouti and Constantinos Lambadarios, the Lambadarios Law Firm TMT team has in-depth expertise in GDPR and soft IP matters, acting on behalf of global technology companies and multinational entities. The practice is well equipped to deal with cases related to the illegal disclosure of information belonging to high-profile individuals, with Daouti being an expert in the intersection of employees’ rights and privacy laws. Lambadarios leads the competition and antitrust practice group, while John Filiotis has vast experience in representing clients in IP rights cases. Georgia Bamia and Lilian Tsirigoti are also noted.

Practice head(s):

Chara Daouti; Constantinos Lambadarios

Other key lawyers:

John Filiotis; Georgia Bamia; Lilian Tsirigoti


‘Lambadarios is a trusted partner. Their team constantly appears coherent, covering each other with expertise when needed in complex projects where one lawyer may not be an expert on a specific topic, thereby ensuring us that we always get the best advice available. Punctual in their deliverables, with clear processes on contact.’

‘What makes a difference with the particular individuals I have cooperated with is that they are truly responsive. If they cannot provide an immediate respose, they will provide a due-by date and they keep the promise.’

‘Chara Daouti is an amazing lawyer, super responsive and able to provide feedback that a company needs. Straight to the point and clear.’

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

‘We work closely with Constantinos Lambadarios and Chara Daouti who are characterized by unique specialization and hardworking spirit, providing us with state-of-the art legal services.’

‘Immediate response, quality work taking into account the needs of the specific company, business oriented approach.’

‘Main strengths are accessibility, strong communication skills and strong team consisting of experts in their fields.’

‘Chara Daouti is an excellent partner who is easy to reach and always on top of her cases. She has particularly strong communication skills and always open to different ideas.

Key clients

Google LLC

Google Ireland

Google Greece


Iaso Group

Aktios Rehabilitation

Athens College


Dimitris Konstantinidis

Work highlights

  • Advised a leading US company on establishing a cloud region in Greece.
  • Advised a leading US platform on launching an AI tool in Greece.
  • Advised leaders in the healthcare and energy sectors with launching their new digital tools for their clients and employees, including AI aspects.

Tsoukala and Partners Law Firm

Demonstrating broad expertise across the food, technology and maritime industries, Tsoukala and Partners Law Firm advises clients on complex M&A transactions, data protection measures, and legislation surrounding AI. The team has highly specialised knowledge in all tech-related matters, including fintech regulations, electronic money laws, software and hardware licensing agreements, and privacy. The practice is jointly lead by Eleni Tsoukala and Constantinos Kapitsinos from Athens, with the former providing legal assistance to major multinationals regarding cybersecurity and e-commerce issues.

Practice head(s):

Eleni Tsoukala; Constantinos Kapitsinos

Key clients


Sidley Austin

NASDAQ-listed ADTRAN, Inc.

The Viohalco Group

Work highlights

  • Advised a major multinational group on the IT and data protection aspects relating to the global multimillion-euro sale of its worldwide subsidiaries, including its Greek activities, by way of a share sale.
  • Advised a major multinational tech company on a potential acquisition of start-ups with a total value of €126m.
  • Advised a leading multinational company in the technology sector on all aspects of its operations, including licensing, regulatory, reporting and compliance matters, and prospective €328m financing agreements.

Zoulovits Kontogeorgou Law Firm

Active across the entire spectrum of data protection, IP and information technology matters, Zoulovits Kontogeorgou Law Firm deploys an approach based on ‘professionalism, precision and respect’ when representing international and domestic clients. Operating out of Athens, Mina Zoulovits and Penny Kontogeorgou lead the team, with the former being knowledgeable in IT and digital transformation law and the latter focusing on e-commerce and technology transfer issues. The group also demonstrates a growing presence in dealing with AI systems on behalf of gambling and technology companies.

Practice head(s):

Mina Zoulovits; Penny Kontogeorgou

Other key lawyers:

Ioanna Zafeiriou


‘Professionalism, precision, respect to their partners are their main characteristics. We have faced many challenges over the years and we have achieved many milestones with their help. A quite remarkable fact is that they are always well organized and they are trying to explain legal issues in simple words to all persons with no legal background. They are also investigating all the latest changes in ecommerce laws so we can all be up to date with latest legislation.’

‘This law firm consists of great people who are always willing to explain in plain words what legally needs to be done, are always eager to consult in things we owners cannot foresee or understand on our own, and the main things is that they protect us from situations we cannot predict or foresee. They create a sense of security and trust. Also they show that they delegate to specific people the work according to each person’s expertise but communicated to us by our one or two contact persons in the law firm as our contact persons and project managers.’

‘Highly professional team consisting of enthusiastic legal professionals being very responsive and happy to work with inhouse lawyers. Very attractive billing and legal fees corresponding absolutely to a high level of legal services rendered.’

‘Penny Kontogeorgou and Mina Zoulivits are exceptional legal professionals who have a high expertise in GDPR technology and fintech matters. Special reference should be made to the long engagement of Ioanna Zafeiriou on GDPR matters.’

‘ZK Law comprises of a team of dedicated and highly qualified and experienced lawyers who excel in the technology legal market for their professionalism, integrity, support and expertise. As a fintech startup, compliance and regulatory hurdles were a major concern. ZK Law Firm demonstrated an exceptional grasp of fintech’s intricate legal landscape. Their strategic counsel enabled us to focus on innovation and growth.’

‘Penny Kontogeorgou is one of the very few experienced Fintech Lawyers in Greece who understands technology, grasps fintech business models, thinks business, while having a deep knowledge of complicated regulated issues around financial technology. She is a devoted individual who always takes into account the challenges and difficulties that a startup is facing and never neglects potential legal and regulatory risks associated with our line of business. She works hard to deliver robust legal documents, sharp and high-level legal advice.’

‘Their great experience with data protection legislation and deep knowledge of digital operations has reflected in the overall strategy of our company and in building trust with our clients. Since the beginning of our cooperation, the team made the interaction between legal requirements and our operations and activities very clear and helped us identify potential legal risks and compliance needs in our various ventures and deal with them effectively.’

Key clients


Papastratos (Member of PMI Group)


Archeiothiki S.A.

Demokritos National Center for Scientific Research

Apivita Commercial & Industrial S.A.


Gerolymatos International


American College of Greece (ACG)

Hondos Center




Clio Muse Tours

Throo Group of Companies

Greek E-Commerce Association (GR.E.C.A.)

Nea Wallet

Work highlights

  • Advised OPAP Group on the terms to be implemented on its central website, the main node that connects to the group’s public digital assets.
  • Advised Demokritos NCSR on its strategic cooperation with ΝΑΤΟ in the context of the Defence Innovation Accelerator for the North Atlantic (DIANA) initiative to set up an Innovation Accelerator.
  • Provided to Archeiothiki strategic consultation, risk assessment and drafting of different contract templates regarding the distinct AI services provided by the company.

BallasPelecanos Law

Described as a 'highly skilled' and ‘supportive’ group, BallasPelecanos Law leverages its expertise to support clients with their data protection measures, transfer agreements and NFT issues. The Athens-based practice has a growing presence in the AI and information technology arenas, with George Ballas being an expert in robotics and data security, and Gregory Pelecanos being a pioneer in the software and defence systems space. Grace Katsoulis focuses on the intersection between employment and corporate law with technology. Zoe Provatas and Nikolaos Papadopoulos are also highlighted.

Practice head(s):

George Ballas; Gregory Pelecanos; Grace Katsoulis

Other key lawyers:

Zoe Provatas; Nikolaos Papadopoulos


‘We always reach out to them when in need of a local view. They are responsive and competent.’

‘Nikolaos Papadopoulos provides clear and to-the-point advice and is particularly responsive and agile.’

‘Immediate response, personal contact, reliability, trust. It is a strong, experienced firm counting many years in the area of law and legal aspects . Supportive and consultative, they can understand the needs of our company and guide us successfully.’

‘Always available, personal contact, easy access and communication. Experienced, polite, supportive.’

‘Specialized knowledge of TMT practice enabling delivery of commercially effective legal advice.’

‘BallasPelecanos Law Office offers a wide range of legal services covering almost all areas of interest of a company. The legal team is highly skilled, experienced and specialized in legal areas such as data privacy, competition, automotive industry.’

‘Deep knowledge and experience in most legal areas, excellent communication and negotiation skills, immediate response and reliability.’

Key clients

Audi AG (via Noerr)

Ford Motor Hellas and Ford Europe

Volvo Cars Hellas and Volvo Car Corporation

Porsche AG (via Baker McKenzie)

Meta – formerly Facebook (via Baker McKenzie)

Microsoft Corporation (via Baker McKenzie)

Apple (via Baker McKenzie)

Google (via Baker McKenzie)

Tik Tok (via Baker McKenzie)

Spotify (via Baker McKenzie)

Pinterest (via Baker McKenzie)

Total Energies

Microsoft Hellas

Ralph Lauren

Linkedin (via Baker McKenzie)

Amazon (via Baker McKenzie)

Goldman Sachs

Hitachi, Ltd (via Baker McKenzie)

Red Bull (via Baker McKenzie)

SAP Hellas S.A.

Orange Business Services, part of Orange Group (via Lexing Network)

Zooplus AG (via Baker McKenzie)

Nissan Center Europe GmbH

Work highlights

  • Advised a household name company on the regulatory framework for the provision of electronic communications in Greece.
  • Provided advice to a client on the applicable regulatory framework for the provision of electronic communication services in Greece.
  • Advised a major company on compliance with the data protection and electronic communications regulatory framework, such as promotional activities and the launch of online tools.


KBVL employs a team of ‘experienced professionals’ specialising in all elements of data protection and e-commerce. The team consists of former members of supervisory authorities, individuals from top-tier law firms in Europe and the US, and experienced lawyers from household name companies. Providing ‘constructive and efficient solutions’, Athens-based practice head Apostolos Vorras is well versed in advising clients on data protection and privacy measures, while Emmanouil Dimogerontakis focuses on privacy audits, digital transformations and regulatory consulting. Konstantina Karopoulou represents multinationals across the finance, aviation and healthcare sectors.

Practice head(s):

Apostolos Vorras

Other key lawyers:

Emmanouil Dimogerontakis; Konstantina Karopoulou


‘The team consists of well experienced professionals that provide the client with services tailored to its unique business needs.’

‘Apostolos Vorras is a trusted partner with extensive experience in data protection that always comes up with constructive and efficient solutions. His positive attitude and responsiveness contribute to having a great co-operation with him.’

Key clients



Aegean Airlines

Sunlight Group



Retail World





Ergo Hellas


Work highlights


With expertise spanning the gamut of TMT matters, ranging from software and hardware licensing, rights acquisition and data security issues, Drakopoulos is highly regarded by its clients. The team’s capabilities cover the AI and cloud computing spaces, as the department assists companies with the regulatory framework and legislative changes. Michalis Kosmopoulos and Alexandros Katsantonis specialise in data privacy issues and public procurement law, and Panagiotis Tampoureas is regularly engaged by clients in complex TMT and regulatory projects.

Practice head(s):

Michalis Kosmopoulos; Alexandros Katsantonis

Other key lawyers:

Panagiotis Tampoureas

Key clients

Pepco Poland

Reckitt Benckiser Hygiene Home

Helleniq Energy

Mellon Group of Companies

Softone Group of Companies

Hellenic Copyright Organization


Tik Tok Information Technologies

Wings ICT Solutions Information and Communication Technologies


Amazon Technologies

Warner Bros.Discovery


Starbucks EMEA


Work highlights

  • Advised TikTok Information Technologies with respect to regulatory compliance of its PICO Store app.
  • Advised Amazon Technologies on data privacy surveys.
  • Advising Hellenic Copyright Organization as appointed Group Data Protection Officers.

KMT Law Firm (former AVK LEGAL)

Hailed as a firm that ‘combines professional acumen with empathy’, KMT Law Firm (former AVK LEGAL) has extensive experience in dealing with contentious copyright issues, cybersecurity matters and software services. The team routinely assists international and multinational corporations in navigating complex data privacy regulations, with Athens-based practice head Alexandros Koliothomas bringing vast expertise in IP affairs and digital technology, including cloud computing and software development, to the practice.

Practice head(s):

Alexandros Koliothomas


‘KMT Law Firm truly stands out due to its exceptional team of attorneys who possess a deep understanding of both legal intricacies and our specific needs. Their strengths lie in their unwavering dedication, strategic thinking, and a commitment to achieving the best possible outcomes for their clients.’

‘Alexandros Koliothomas and his team are known for their efficiency and responsiveness. They promptly address our concerns, making us feel valued and prioritized.’

‘What sets KMT apart is their innovative approach to client service. They embrace technology to streamline processes, ensuring efficient communication and case management. Collaborative efforts within the firm enhance the quality of their services, with attorneys regularly pooling their expertise to provide comprehensive solutions.’

‘Alexandros Koliothomas differentiates himself through his deep industry knowledge, innovative thinking, client-centric approach and strong partner collaboration. We value these qualities and appreciate his dedication to our success.’

‘Alexandros Koliothomas, stands out due to their exceptional expertise and dedication in TMT. Alexandros distinguishes himself through his in-depth knowledge of our industry and his innovative problem-solving approach. He consistently goes the extra mile to deliver results and exceeds our expectations. Together with the associates, they create a formidable team that consistently delivers outstanding service.’

‘Alexandros possesses deep knowledge and expertise in the TMT sector. His understanding of industry trends, regulations, and emerging technologies is unmatched.’

‘Alexandros consistently provides innovative solutions tailored to our specific needs. His ability to think outside the box has helped our business navigate complex challenges and seize opportunities.’

‘In terms of billing, KMT is transparent and flexible, offering various fee structures that cater to clients’ specific needs. They prioritize client satisfaction and continuously seek feedback to improve their services. All of these factors combined make KMT Law Firm a truly unique and client-centric legal practice that I would highly recommend to others.’

Key clients

Procter & Gamble Hellas

SAP Hellas

Info-Quest Technologies S.A.

Plaisio Computers S.A.

Optima S.A.

Olympic S.A. (AVIS)

Kaspersky Lab

Arsakeio School

Varellas S.A.

Digisec S.A.

Dimera Ekdotiki S.A.

Gutenberg Editions


Nobacco S.A.

Nea Odos S.A.

Orama Miminal Frames Ltd.

University OF Macedonia


Building on Bond

Neda Film

Lasoft IKE

Vitorgan Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Successfully represented SAP HELLAS against a lawsuit brought by a company’s client for the supply, installation and provision of software services in respect of a SAP software.
  • Representing VARELAS on a petition for injunction, temporary restraining order and a lawsuit brought by Illumina Cambridge for an alleged infringement relating to a patent.
  • Representing DIGISEC in a petition for injunction and a number of lawsuits relating to infringement and misappropriation of software and hardware.

Platis – Anastassiadis & Associates Law Partnership

Being ‘strongly attuned to the business needs’ of clients, the digital law team at Platis – Anastassiadis & Associates Law Partnership provides extensive insight into data protection measures and issues surrounding IP rights. The group has specialised legal services in the fields of AI, crypto-assets and digital transformation, with the Athens-based practice being spearheaded by Antonios Broumas, an expert in technology law. Eirinikos Platis is highly regarded for his participation in digital transformation projects in banking and capital markets.

Practice head(s):

Antonios Broumas

Other key lawyers:

Eirinikos Platis


‘The team is always willing to support us in any query or need we have, their response is always prompt, accurate & thorough.’

‘Antonis Broumas has a high level of expertise in his field and both him and his team are always willing to help.’

‘Platis-Anastassiadis’ TMT practice is strongly attuned to the business needs of its clients, while at the same time offering solid scientific and technical support at a competitive price.’

‘While the entire TMT practice is comprised of creditworthy professionals, the team’s leading manager, Antonis Broumas, deserves special notice. Antonis has superior communication skills, can explain complex notions with ease, and goes to great lengths to ensure that the client’s needs are met with haste, comfort and confidence.’

Key clients

Free Now Greece S.A.

Kotsovolos S.A. (Currys)


Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Piraeus Bar Association

Information Society S.A.

National Centre for Scientific Research Democritos

Work highlights

  • Acts as external DPO for Kotsovolos (Currys), a major electronics retail company.
  • Executed the public contract under the title Provision of Intellectual Property Exploitation and Advisory Services on behalf of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
  • Acts as DPO of the Piraeus Bar Association, executes the client’s data protection compliance programme and supervises its day-to-day compliance with data protection law.


With considerable expertise in GDPR compliance and significant experience in the IT sector, the Sarantitis team is highly regarded for conducting information security assessments and routinely engaging with IT sub-contractors. The Athens-based outfit is headed by Antonis Katsigiannis, who specialises in all aspects of TMT and data protection matters, as well as competition law issues.

Practice head(s):

Antonis Katsigiannis


‘Good knowledge of the subject having the business aspect in mind.’

Key clients

Ideal Holdings S.A.

Maillis Group

Mytilineos S.A.

PCCW Global (Hellas) S.A.

Axion Hellas

Crypteia Networks S.A.

Printec Group

Work highlights

  • Advised Printec Payments on the GDPR and fintech aspects of an application filed with the Bank of Greece for the award of a payment institution license.
  • Conducted an IT/GDPR legal due diligence within the context of Ideal Holdings’ submission of a VTO for the acquisition of Byte, a listed IT company.
  • Conducted an IT/GDPR legal due diligence within the context of Mytilineos’ acquisition of Unison.

Avramopoulos & Partners

Headed by Barbara Angelopoulou, the information technology and data protection team at Avramopoulos & Partners has vast expertise in the areas of electronic contracts, IP rights and data privacy issues. The practice represents a strong client base, including multinational telecoms providers, IT companies and law firms.

Practice head(s):

Barbara Angelopoulou

Key clients

Sabre Hellas S. A.

Algosystems S.A.

Hogan Lovells LLP

Mills & Reeve LLP

Work highlights

  • Representing Google before the Greek Regulator in relation to a gmail security incident.
  • Advised an Italian office of the Law Firm in relation to notification obligations for security breach incidents under the new European Electronic Communications Code (EECC) and the ePrivacy Directive.

Dryllerakis & Associates

The Dryllerakis & Associates TMT practice is ‘willing to go the extra mile’ for the international and domestic food, cosmetics and hardware companies it represents, demonstrating vast expertise in complex issues of privacy and data protection law. From Athens, Emmanuel Dryllerakis leads the team, which includes Anna Damilakis, who focuses on GDPR implementation projects, and Eirini Chagiou and Melina Atsalaki.

Practice head(s):

Emmanuel Dryllerakis

Other key lawyers:

Anna Damilakis; Eirini Chagiou; Melina Atsalaki


‘The team is very responsive and professional. They understand our business very well, and are able to provide us with the adequate legal advice to any question we have.’

‘Cost-effective, efficient and friendly legal advice.’

‘The team is highly knowledgeable and the advice they provide is always thorough, clear and timely. The team are very proactive when it comes to providing legal advice. The team are willing to got the extra mile for the client and to work for as long as necessary to achieve the client’s objective.’

‘Melina Atsalaki is always keen to assist on various instructions provided by the client. A constant source of knowledge, Melina’s responses are thorough, insightful and prompt.’

‘Anna Damilakis is always ready to assist, to provide advice on the spot, happy to discuss a complex matter for as long as it takes until the advice is clear. Anna is very proactive and professional in the conduct of our matters.’

‘We are delighted with the support that we have received from Dryllerakis & Associates.’

Key clients

Regency Entertainment S.A.

Praktiker Hellas S.A.

Loulis Mills

Burlington Books

Henkel Hellas S.A.

Mondelez Hellas S.A.

Elastika Pirelli A.E.E.

Beiersdorf Hellas S.A.

Dimera Group

Electrip Hellas

Work highlights

  • Appointed by Regency Entertainment as Data Protection Officer (DPO) in Regency Casino Mont Parnes and Regency Casino Thessaloniki.
  • Appointed by Praktiker Hellas as Data Protection Officer.
  • Appointed by Loulis Mills as Data Protection Officer.

Politis & Partners

Headed by Emmanouil Savoidakis and Angeliki Saratsi, the Politis & Partners team handles GDPR issues and IP matters for domestic and international players. The practice advises companies on the launching of broadband internet satellite services, with Savoidakis focusing on emerging technologies and Saratsi acting as chief counsel to large IT corporations in Greece. Also of note is Dimitrios Theodoropoulos, who reviews contracts and agreements.

Practice head(s):

Emmanouil Savoidakis; Angeliki Saratsi

Other key lawyers:

Dimitrios Theodoropoulos

Key clients

Space Exploration Technologies

Corp. (SpaceX)

NetData Inc.

V+O Communication & Consulting S.A.

Helvia PC

Work highlights

  • Representing Netdata, a tech start-up that has developed a performance and health monitoring solution for systems and applications.
  • Advise Starlink – SpaceX in connection with the launching of its broadband internet satellite services in Greece.
  • Acting for Helvia, a rapidly evolving software house developing conversational AI solutions.

PwC Greece | Vizas - Katrinakis and Associates Law Firm

Covering a wide spectrum of services relating to digital law and privacy, as well as showing a growing presence in the AI sphere, PwC Greece | Vizas - Katrinakis and Associates Law Firm acts on behalf of energy corporations and technology entities. Based out of Athens, Kalliopi Vlachopoulou heads the group and is an expert in emerging technologies and privacy issues.

Practice head(s):

Kalliopi Vlachopoulou

Key clients

Helleniq Energy Holdings S.A.

Public Power Corporation

Refundit Ltd

Signal Ocean Ltd

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) HellasAEBE

Franco Compania Naviera

NTT Data (subcontracted)

Work highlights

  • Advising Helleniq Energy Holdings on an ongoing basis with respect to overall data governance and privacy matters.
  • Advised Signal Ocean on developing the terms and conditions, privacy notices and policy for the Signal Ocean Platform and API, a platform powered by artificial intelligence and patented data fusion and forecasting models.
  • Advised the Public Power Corporation on the technology-driven acquisition of a prominent start-up which has developed an e-mobility application.