Lambadarios Law Firm > Athens, Greece > Firm Profile

Lambadarios Law Firm
3 STADIOU STREET
105 62 ATHENS
Greece

Greece > Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 1

Lambadarios Law Firm advises a broad range of clients, including lenders, such as multilaterals and international investors, and a variety of sponsors as well as governments, and is noted for its ‘extensive experience, knowledge and expertise in banking, finance and capital markets’. The team has demonstrable experience in the real estate and energy industries, in addition to strengths in non-performing entities and capital markets generally. Kostas Botopoulos specialises in regulatory aspects of capital markets advice, while Prokopis Dimitriadis has a focus on transactional capital market matters. Constantinos Lambadarios possesses a wealth of experience in relation to foreign direct investments into Greece, and Yannis Kourniotis has considerable experience with financing construction projects in the renewable energy sector. In October 2021, Lefkothea Nteka joined from Avgitidis Law Firm and Sotiris Dempegiotis joined from Dryllerakis & Associates soon after.

Practice head(s):

Constantinos Lambadarios; Prokopis Dimitriadis; Yannis Kourniotis; Kostas Botopoulos

Other key lawyers:

Katerina Gini; Konstantina Siozou; Melina Katsimi; Lefkothea Nteka; Sotiris Dempegiotis

Testimonials

‘LLF has in-depth knowledge of the industry specifics and Greek market conditions. It is a highly respected law firm among the major Greek banks and well-accepted when selecting a lenders’ legal advisor regarding an infrastructure project.’

‘Prokopis Dimitriadis holds a very long experience in the sector, with participation in many high-profile and high-value projects. Konstantina Siozou is proving to be a very valuable addition to the team, demonstrating hard-work and dedication.’

‘The Lambadarios Law Firm team has extensive experience, knowledge and expertise in banking, finance and capital markets.’

‘Ioannis Kourniotis and Constantinos Lambadarios: outstanding, efficient, highly skilled and flexible. Extremely responsive, covering the client’s needs.’

‘The team is special due to the quality and rapidity of its response. In addition, the team is focused with relevant lawyers, good mix of seniorities, and there is no sense of overstaffing.’

‘A diverse and knowledgeable team with international perspective, marked by several assignments with foreign institutions and global investors.’

‘Besides the team’s deep knowledge on legal matters and high calibre, their attention to detail and availability to timely resolve any issues that arise deserve a special note. A great experience overall.’

‘Deep knowledge of the Greek law and very transactional/hands on team. Commercial acumen and availability. Involved historically in some of the biggest transactions in Greece. Very responsive and consistent.’

Key clients

Piraeus Bank

Alpha Bank

National Bank of Greece

Eurobank

Black Sea Trade & Development Bank

Hines

Greek State

Intrakat

GEK Terna

Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF)

Work highlights

  • Advised Piraeus Bank on its carve out and sale of its cards payments and merchant acquiring business to Euronet Worldwide.
  • Advised Piraeus Bank on the sale of a non-performing exposures Ukrainian portfolio amounting to €66m gross book value.
  • Advised syndicate banks on the security receivables and parent company guarantees they received from the Mytilineos Group in its entry into the Australian renewables market.

Greece > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 1

Recognised for the breadth of its corporate and commercial work, Lambadarios Law Firm is a key player with a standout record of advising on M&A, corporate restructuring and reorganisation, and foreign investment matters. The team handles a diverse range of complex and unique M&A cases, (many of which are private equity-heavy), including joint ventures, cross-border transactions, and privatizations. Enjoying a diverse client base, the firm particularly stands out for its recent history advising buyers and sellers in the real estate, electricity, and banking sectors. Managing partner Constantinos Lambadarios is a leading adviser on cross-border transactions and has advised on several of the largest recent M&A cases in Greece. He co-leads the practice with Katerina Malanou, a specialist for commercial issues particularly in the tech and banking sectors, and Melina Katsimi, who is a key contact for corporate restructuring matters.

Practice head(s):

Constantinos Lambadarios; Melina Katsimi; Katerina Malanou

Other key lawyers:

Anna Gkogka

Testimonials

‘Constantinos Lambadarios and Melina Kasimi: Commitment, deep knowledge of the market, business oriented, problem-solving, robust legal opinions on various issues arising during an M&A process.’

‘Highly commercial understanding of the needs of the client. In depth knowledge of the legislative framework. Open to new approaches and innovative solutions to commonly faced problems, not just business-as-usual to deliver the required services to the client.’

‘Lambadarios Law Firm is a leading firm in the filed with a great track record in transactions. It is a very efficient team, full of excellent lawyers.’

‘Constantinos Lamabadrios has excellent stakeholder management skills and is very commercial-minded, being able to drive discussions and negotiations even outside core legal topics.’

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

‘The Lambadarios team has excellent capabilities in this field. They demonstrated in-depth knowldge of European, US and Middle Eastern practices. Their staff is very knowledgeable on the subject and has always been able to find creative legal solutions to a variety of challenges.’

‘The partners I have worked with show an understanding of the business side of things, as opposed to only the legal side. This makes the cooperation with them more efficient and productive. Constantinos Lambadarios is an excellent and very knowledgeable professional.’

‘The partners and associates we have had the pleasure to work with stand out for their in-depth knowledge of energy law and M&A projects, solid legal solutions in project development, and proactive consulting.’

Key clients

Piraeus Bank

Public Gas Corporation S.A.

Engie SA / Covington & Burling

Brook Lane Capital

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P

Orsted A/S

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Kew Capital and Monterock International

Hines Inc

Fiera Capital

Dromeus Capital Management

Volterra SA

BriQ REIC

Work highlights

  • Advised Piraeus Bank on its €300m carve out and subsequent sale of its cards payments and merchant acquiring business to Euronet Worldwide.
  • Advised Brook Lane Capital on its partnership agreement with Lamda Development for the acquisition and exploitation of a large distinct land plot in Hellinikon area for hotel and office use.
  • Advised Hellenic Petroleum S.A. on its acquisition from Copelouzos Group and International Constructional S.A. of two operating wind farms in Mani with a total capacity of 55.2MW.

Greece > Dispute resolution Tier 1

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

Testimonials

‘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

OPAP S.A.

Engie Energy Services International

Terna S.A.

Hellenic Public Properties Co (HPPC)

Google

Briq REIC

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.

Greece > Energy Tier 1

Lambadarios Law Firm offers both lenders and sponsors advice on energy related financing, compliance, acquisitions, and dispute resolution. The team has capabilities in renewable energy, hydrocarbons and power utilities. The firm is regarded for its expertise in renewable energy regulatory matters as well as its sector-focussed dispute resolution work. The team is led by George Panopoulos, Yannis Kourniotis , and Constantinos Lambadarios , all of whom are prominent figures in the market.

Practice head(s):

George Panopoulos; Yannis Kourniotis; Constantinos Lambadarios

Testimonials

‘They stand by us trying their best to help us and they achieve it’

‘In the first project (which is still on-going), we needed to prepare the legal documents (SHA, SPA) of a complicated transaction, and the result was clear, understandable and based on market standards. For the same project we needed to address any competition issues, and potentially prepare the filing to the Competition Authority. All issues were completed with professionalism and absolute knowledge of the legal framework.’

‘For the second project, Lambadarios colleagues helped establish a Joint Venture with a partner, to jointly submit a bid for the international tender. Again, the drafting and negotiations were handled in an optimum way.’

‘Both colleagues were very efficient and produced results on time, in accordance with the projects’ milestones.’

‘The deep knowledge of the subjects they are asking to deal with. Also the absolutely professional approach of the matters, as well as, the prompt response to any call.’

‘Last years I have been worked with George Panopoulos. He is a very good lawyer, always with positive attitude towards work, available at any time of the day to consult me and my colleagues. He is a strong personality with deep knowledge of the legal matters. He always comes to the meetings very well prepared. He is a really good professional, that I delight to cooperate with him since I appreciate him very much.’

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

‘This is a team that has particular experience in advising through the energy value chain. Their energy sector knowledge is comprehensive and savvy.’

Key clients

Hellenic Petroleum

Piraeus

FRV

Lightsource BP

RWE

DEPA

Gastrade

PPC

Blue Sea Power (FLNG RUS)

Terna

EYDAP

Bank Syndicate

Intrakat

Heron

Volterra

Vattenfall

Work highlights

  • Advised Orsted A/S, which is engaged in the development, construction, and operation of offshore wind farms, in its bid for Greek wind farms from Spanish wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa.
  • Advise Blue Sea Power on the €350 million project to develop Floating Storage Regasification Power Barges in selected areas of Greece.

Greece > Employment Tier 2

Lambadarios Law Firm provides day-to-day employment law support, including contractual updating and the implementation of remote and hybrid working, for a mixture of domestic and multinational clients. The firm also acts in contentious matters, such as defending companies in personal injury claims by former employees. The team is jointly led by Katerina Malanou and Chara Daouti.

Practice head(s):

Katerina Malanou; Chara Daouti

Key clients

Trane Hellas S.A.

Athenian Brewery S.A.

Miele

Whirlpool Hellas S.A.

Goodyear Hellas S.A.

Diversey

Cardlink

Dow

Hines

Work highlights

  • Advising Diversey on day-to-day employment issues, including the provisions of the recent Greek employment law of 2021, the application in the workplace of urgent measures related to Covid-19 and the implementation of remote work.
  • Advising Whirlpool on its update of employment contracts in view of the change of the company’s registered seat and supporting the Company in the implementation of a hybrid work model.
  • Advising Goodyear on its update of employment contracts, including those of specific categories of employees (e.g. managerial employees, sellers, employees who permanently work remotely).

Greece > Projects and privatisation Tier 2

Lambadarios Law Firm has extensive experience in handling projects involving concession agreements, exploration contacts, PPAs, PPPs and PFIs, land acquisitions, licensing, EPC and public procurement and project negotiations. Recently, the firm is instructed by the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund on the €1.5bn Egnatia Odos motorway concession project. The team regularly acts for the clients, such as public bodies, sponsors, lenders, investors and multilateral. Yannis Kourniotis heads the practice and is further supported by George Panopoulos.

Practice head(s):

Yannis Kourniotis

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘The team has in-depth knowledge of the legislative framework, the sector dynamics and projects. Highly commercial understanding of the needs of the client. Open to new approaches and innovative solutions to commonly faced problems, and not just business-as-usual to deliver the required services to the client.’

‘George Panopoulos is distinguished by his professionalism and exceptional handling of the relationship with the client. His out-of-the-box way of thinking provides the client with innovative solutions, always seeking to improve the services provided in a more efficient and value-adding way.’

‘George Panopoulos has the right amount of knowledge and experience, down to business, clear and concise input.’

‘Well organized and properly staffed team – Tackling issues with speed and efficiency.’

‘Always there to assist, no delays – Solutions and suggestions are accurate and well thought of, evidencing the commitment of the people.’

Key clients

Greek State

OPAP S.A.

KKR

HRADF

Piraeus Bank

EYDAP

Invenergy

A1 Yacht Trade Consortium

FLNG RUS (now Blue Sea Power)

Waterfall Capital Investors

DEPA

Work highlights

  • Advised the Greek State on the signing of a revised contract with the Greek subsidiary of Canadian mining company Eldorado Gold for its mining operations in northern Greece.
  • Advised OPAP SA and OPAP Cyprus Ltd, on the drafting and negotiation of a concession agreement with the Republic of Cyprus for an exclusive licence for certain bets and games of chance.
  • Advised Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. on its bid for a 49% stake in HEDNO through its participation in the relevant public bidding process.

Greece > Real estate and construction Tier 2

Lambadarios Law Firm specialises in work for real estate investment companies, advising many of Greece’s major REICs. Collateralised NPLs and insolvency in the real estate sector is also an area of expertise, along with the leasing and refurbishment of commercial properties. Practice head Constantinos Lambadarios has strong real estate transactional experience and is recommended for being ‘efficient‘ and ‘responsive‘. Co-heads of practice Melina Katsimi and Sophia Alonistioti are recommended for their real estate investment funds and energy sector expertise, respectively.

Practice head(s):

Constantinos Lambadarios; Melina Katsimi; Sophia Alonistioti

Other key lawyers:

Prokopis Dimitriadis

Testimonials

‘High quality team, with long experience, ready to provide solutions, available.’

‘We had excellent cooperation with Constantinos Lambadarios and Melina Katsimi.’

‘The team is very knowledgeable and responsive. They have a vast experience and expertise in the sector and they have handled a variety of complex transactions very efficiently.’

‘Constantinos Lambadarios is very knowledgeable, efficient and a problem-solver.’

‘The team’s partners present a cohesive service structure addressing all aspects of our needs.’

‘Constantinos Lambadarios has been very responsive to our requests and ensures to engage the right people within his organisation.’

Key clients

Volterra S.A

Grivalia REIC

Hines Inc.

BriQ REIC

Trastor REIC

Wella

Deca Architecture

Gek Terna

Brook Lane Capital

Work highlights

  • Advised Brook Lane Capital on its partnership agreement with Lamda Development for the acquisition and development of a Mixed-Use Tower through the establishment of a joint venture. The value of the investment amounts to €200 million.
  • Advised Orsted A/S, which is engaged in the development, construction, and operation of offshore wind farms, in its bid for Greek wind farms from Spanish wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa.
  • Advised BriQ Properties, which is mainly focused on the acquisition and management of commercial properties in Athens, on its acquisition of 80% of the shares of SARMED WAREHOUSES for €23.6 million (Matter 7).

Greece > Restructuring and insolvency Tier 2

A ‘great team with energetic individuals‘, Lambadarios Law Firm is known for its expertise in non-performing loans and internal restructurings. The team is headed by commercial and M&A lawyer Constantinos Lambadarios and Prokopis Dimitriadis, who has specific expertise in collateralised NPLs. Melina Katsimi, who is highly experienced in restructuring projects and tax related matters, is also key.

Practice head(s):

Prokopis Dimitriadis; Constantinos Lambadarios

Other key lawyers:

Melina Katsimi; Katerina Gini

Testimonials

‘Great team with energetic individuals.’

‘Constantinos Lambadarios is a star, highly recommended. Melina Katsimi very knowledgeable and approachable. All associates highly professionalism.’

Key clients

Piraeus Bank

National Bank of Greece

Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP

Baker McKenzie

Lone Star

Alpha Bank

Cana Pharmaceutical Laboratories SA

Work highlights

  • Advised Piraeus Bank on the sale of a non-performing exposures Ukrainian portfolio, amounting to €66m gross book value, in addition to undertaking due diligence.
  • Advised National Bank of Greece and Piraeus Bank on the sale by the latter of a NPE portfolio of a Greek borrower amounting to €96m gross book value.
  • Acted as local counsel to Baker McKenzie on the corporate restructuring of Whirlpool through a business transfer agreement with Indesit Greece and the subsequent merger by absorption of Indesit Greece by Whirlpool Hellas.

Greece > TMT Tier 2

Lambadarios Law Firm has longstanding experience providing advice on contentious and non-contentious matters for leading clients in the technology industry. The practice focuses on complex TMT transactions and advises clients in matters related to intellectual property, e-commerce, and data protection. The team also has an impressive track record of representing global technology companies in regulatory investigations and court disputes related to liability and defamation. Chara Daouti and Constantine Lambadarios lead the team and have been involved in several GDPR compliance projects.

Practice head(s):

Chara Daouti; Constantinos Lambadarios

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘Amazing team. We have worked with them for many years and their work is outstanding. Very knowledgable in our field, very diligent, very responsive.’

‘Chara Daouti, Constandinos Lambadarios- They are exceptional, they demonstrate an eagerness to work with us and help us in all our matters.’

‘Excellent cooperation, response of our requests on time, including the necessary justification, no errors until now. Also, it is very important for us that a dedicated team of the lawyers handle our requests.’

‘The process that the dedicated team of the lawyers follow to handle our requests. Also, their answers are not generic but to the point. Excellent level of communication and support including time periods like summer/Christmas/Easter vacation.’

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

‘We work closely with Managing partner Constantinos Lambadarios and Partner Chara Daouti who are characterized from unique specialization and hard-working spirit, providing us with state-of-the art legal services.’

‘Lambadarios is an established and accomplished law firm with ample resources to provide their clients with high quality legal services in a wide scope of areas of the law.’

‘My main contact is partner Chara Daouti. She is easy to work with, easily accessible and has a deep understanding of client needs.’

Key clients

Leading US search engine

IASO S.A.

Aktios S.A. (Rehabilitation Center)

Hellenic Electricity Distribution Network Operator (HEDNO)

Procter & Gamble (P&G)

Sony Electronics

Cardlink S.A.

Athens College and Psychico College Alumni Association (SAKA)

Piraeus Bank

Miele Hellas Ltd.

Athenian Brewery S.A.

Lapin House

Baker McKenzie

Goodyear

Work highlights

  • Represented Google on a defamation case following the #MeToo movement in Greece brought by a well-known Greek actor.
  • Advised HEDNO and IASO Group of Companies on the digitization of their files. HEDNO and IASO are prominent players in sensitive sectors in Greece, i.e. the energy sector and the health sector and are working to digitize the provision of their services to clients.
  • Advised “Athens College Alumni Association” (SAKA) on privacy issues when cooperating with other organizations on sharing know-how with respect to networking, provision of educational services etc.

Greece > EU and competition Tier 3

Lambadarios Law Firm acts for clients in proceedings before the Hellenic Competition Commission, handling claims of alleged infringements related to abuse of dominance and restrictive vertical agreements. The team also advises on all the aspects of designing and implementing state aid compliant projects. Lefkothea Nteka heads up the practice; she has vast expertise in representing clients before the administrative authorities and acting in litigation before courts. Constantinos Lambadarios focuses on handling competition compliance programmes.

Practice head(s):

Lefkothea Nteka

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘Very knowledgable and competent team that has grown significantly.’

‘Constantinos Lambadarios is outstanding. He is very thorough, competent and always there when needed.’

‘Lefkothea Nteka is an outstanding competition expert. She is extremely professional, dedicated and successful.’

‘Lambadarios Law Firm team excels in know-how, cooperation, efficient and timely delivery, as well as in the quality of its members.’

‘Lefkothea Nteka is a great competition law lawyer. She is a great legal mind and a safe pair of hands.’

Key clients

DEPA Public Gas Corporation

Piraeus Bank

Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company

Cardlink

Corteva

Public Power Company

ANT1

Volterra

Work highlights

  • Advised the Recovery and Resilience Facility on future projects of the National Recovery and Resilience Plan, from a state aid control perspective, among others.

Greece > Intellectual property Tier 3

The ‘dedicated’ IP team at Lambadarios Law Firm has a strong roster of clients in the technology, media and entertainment sectors providing regulatory and dispute resolution services. Chara Daouti provides both litigation expertise and strategic commercial advice to clients in a wide range of industry sectors from global tech companies to startups. Managing partner, Constantinos Lambadarios brings the commercial experience and antitrust expertise.

Practice head(s):

Chara Daouti; Constantinos Lambadarios

Other key lawyers:

John Filiotis

Testimonials

‘Excellent cooperation, response of our requests on time, including the necessary justification. Also, it is very important for us that a dedicated team of the lawyers handle our requests.’

‘Excellent level of communication and support including time periods like summer/Christmas/Easter vacation.’

‘Clarity in expression and in-depth knowledge.’

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

‘Chara Daouti is characterised from unique specialization and hardworking spirit, providing us with state-of-the art legal services.’

‘Lambadarios Law Firm is an established and accomplished law firm covering the needs of international clients in many different areas of the law.’

‘My main contact is partner Chara Daouti. She is easy to work with, easily accessible and has a deep understanding of client needs.’

Key clients

Leading US search engine

IASO S.A.

Aktios S.A. (Rehabilitation Center)

Hellenic Electricity Distribution Network Operator (HEDNO)

Procter & Gamble (P&G)

Sony Electronics

Cardlink S.A.

Athens College and Psychico College Alumni Association (SAKA)

Piraeus Bank

Miele Hellas Ltd.

Athenian Brewery S.A.

Lapin House

Baker McKenzie

Goodyear

Work highlights

  • Successfully defended Google on a defamation case following the #MeToo movement in Greece brought by a well-known Greek actor. The case is the first one litigated with respect to the issue of removal of sensitive online information on sexual abuse of women in workplace.
  • Advising HEDNO and IASO Group of Companies on the digitization of their files. HEDNO and IASO are prominent players in sensitive sectors in Greece, i.e. the energy sector and the health sector, and are working to digitize the provision of their services to clients.
  • Advising the most prominent alumni association in Greece “Athens College Alumni Association” (SAKA) on privacy issues when cooperating with other organizations on sharing know-how with respect to networking, provision of educational services etc.

Greece > Tax Tier 3

Lambadarios Law Firm covers all the matters, including tax treatment and implementation, structuring, tax litigation, inheritance and succession planning. Smaro Anagnostou has expertise in handling direct and indirect tax implications of local and cross-border transactions and financing techniques; she co-heads the practice with Melina Katsimi.

Practice head(s):

Smaro Anagnostou; Melina Katsimi

Testimonials

‘The team has legal, tax, administrative and language skills to communicate internationally.’

‘Team’s skills, flexibility and reliability are exceptional. A legal and tax specialist prepared to provide “full service” for clients abroad.’

‘The team is willing to support, able to name specialist (internal or external) if appropriate.’

‘Lambadarios has a team ready to cover any field, persons with expertise to specific legal issues – so you can be addressed to the more efficient associate. All team is eager to support timely providing you with all the help to understand the risks and minimize them. I feel very confident using their services.’

‘The feature that makes the individual stand out is that they do not need my reminder to provide the support, and they follow up until the case is closed. Smaro Anagnostou is one of the stand-out partners, which I fully trust and have personal respect for her legal opinion.’

‘My experience with the team is more than wonderful. The team provides a very satisfactory service overall. The customer is provided with full service in any factor of the requested issue.’

‘What makes the individual stand out is the willingness to give more than the requested things to satisfy the customer as much as possible. I feel confident when I collaborate with Smaro Anagnostou because I know that she will cover all aspects of the issue I will request her. She is clear, to the point and cited to the customer safety.’

Key clients

Whirlpool Hellas SA

Baker McKenzie

Epsilon Net

Sony – EMI

Disney – Fox

Goodyear

BriQ

Aman-Monterock joint venture

Align

Work highlights

  • Advised an investment fund on the tax issues related to the structuring, and implementation.
  • Advised Whirlpool Hellas, on its claim against Greek tax authorities regarding VAT refund on overdue receivables – bad debts.
  • Advised BriQ on profit distribution ratios, and extraordinary income – capital gains distribution.

Founded in 1863 and now under the stewardship of managing partner Constantinos Lambadarios, we have evolved from a family firm into a thoroughly modern, international practice with a dynamic, problem-solving mindset, while retaining the traditional qualities of respect, integrity and personal service.

With a number of top-ranked partners and a highly skilled team of lawyers, we are recognized as one of the leading Greek firms in all of our key practices – M&A, banking and finance, project finance, litigation and dispute resolution, real estate, energy, capital markets, and TMT and intellectual property in Greece. Within these fields, we have advised on many of the most significant transactions and commercial developments in Greece’s recent past, from privatizations of state-owned utilities and major energy and infrastructure projects to cases involving emerging internet law and anti-trust actions.

Department Name Email Telephone
Managing Partner Constantinos Lambadarios c.lambadarios@lambadarioslaw.gr +30 210 3231135
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Kostas Botopoulos photo Dr Kostas Botopoulos Partner
Chara Daouti photo Mrs Chara Daouti Partner – head of Privacy Protection, TMT, marketing and advertising and Intellectual…
Sotiris Dempegiotis photo Dr Sotiris Dempegiotis Partner
Prokopis Dimitriadis photo Mr Prokopis Dimitriadis Partner – head of Banking & Finance practice
Ioannis Filiotis photo Mr Ioannis Filiotis Senior Partner – Head of Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Ioannis Filiotis photo Mr Ioannis Filiotis Senior Partner – Head of Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Harry Karampelis photo Dr Harry Karampelis Partner
Melina Katsimi photo Ms Melina Katsimi Partner
Yannis Kourniotis photo Mr Yannis Kourniotis Partner – Head of Project Finance & Development practice group
Constantinos Lambadarios photo Mr Constantinos Lambadarios Managing Partner – head of the M&A, Real Estate and Competition/Antitrust practice…
Lefkothea Nteka photo Ms Lefkothea Nteka Partner – head of Antitrust and Competition practice
George Panopoulos photo Dr George Panopoulos Partner – Head of Energy practice group
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