Mr Eleftherios Rantos > Dryllerakis & Associates > Athens, Greece > Lawyer Profile

Dryllerakis & Associates
115 28 ATHENS

Work Department

Tax law, State aid, Environmental law and land planning.




Eleftherios is specialized in tax law, having defended significant tax cases before the Administrative Courts. He also advises private and public entities on the application of European and Greek State Aid rules and procedures.
His practice further covers public law and specifically environmental law and land planning (permits, etc.).

Admitted to the Athens Bar in 2009.
Qualified to practice before all Courts of all degrees, including the Supreme Courts.


Greek, English, French.


Elected member of the Board of Directors of the Athens Bar (2014)


– LL.B. Athens University Law School (2007).
– LL.M.University Aix-Marseille III (France), Administrative Law (2008).

Lawyer Rankings

Greece > Real estate and construction

The Dryllerakis & Associates real estate practice offers bespoke advice on zoning, planning and licensing, while leveraging its expertise in tax and litigation to provide a comprehensive service to its clients. Renowned for its ‘quality of work’ and ‘availability’, the team represents clients throughout tender processes relating to leases and transfers of land, along with project financing issues. Maria Stoumpidi and Stella Yannika lead the group from Athens, specialising in planning investments and project finance. Eleftherios Rantos focuses on environmental and construction law matters, while Panagiotis Georgiopoulos concentrates on real estate disputes.

Greece > EU and competition

Cementing its place at the top of the EU and competition law market in Greece, Dryllerakis & Associates displays ‘profound knowledge’ in its handling of formal investigations by the European Commission and in Greek state aid cases. The practice is well versed in advising major Greek companies on antitrust compliance measures, and regularly represents clients in proceedings brought by the Hellenic Competition Commission for abuse of dominance claims. Athens-based practice head Emmanuel Dryllerakis focuses on M&A and corporate financing matters. John Dryllerakis specialises in all aspects of competition law; Cleomenis Yannikas is experienced in dealing with litigation before Greek Administrative Courts; and Eleftherios Rantos concentrates on EU Commission investigations.

Greece > Tax

(Next Generation Partners)

Eleftherios RantosDryllerakis & Associates

Demonstrating vast experience in representing clients in the Greek Supreme Administrative Court, Dryllerakis & Associates’ tax practice is highly regarded for its handling of both transactional issues, along with litigation and appeals. The team shows substantial strength in the criminal tax law sphere, covering all aspects of tax evasion, AML, and unpaid debts on behalf of domestic and international corporations. Based out of Athens, John Dryllerakis heads the group, specialising in global tax proceedings and competition law matters, whilst Eleftherios Rantos is an expert on tax due diligence projects for M&A. Nikolaia-Anna Lepida has extensive knowledge on corporate tax issues, and Dimitris Karavas focuses on complex administrative law affairs.