Firm Profile > Saplegal - A.S. Papadimitriou & Partners Law Firm > Athens, Greece

Saplegal - A.S. Papadimitriou & Partners Law Firm
MACEDONIA BUILDING, 367, SYNGROU AVENUE
P FALIRO
175 64 ATHENS
Greece

Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 2

Saplegal - A.S. Papadimitriou & Partners Law Firm is praised for its 'timely, down-to-earth and sound' legal advice, and for helping capital markets clients 'navigate the regulatory maze' from start to finish. The team, led by Thenia T Panagopoulou, 'exhibits a business acumen that is hard to find among legal professionals in Greece'. Managing partner Evangelos Lakatzis 'has a warm personality that belies his fast thinking'. Senior associate Eleni K Likou's 'attention to procedural norms saves clients valuable time and effort when dealing with regulators'. The firm has recently advised Eurobank Ergasias on several high-value NPL portfolio sales. On the capital markets side, it advised CNL Capital on its listing on the Athens Exchange.

Dispute resolution Tier 2

Saplegal - A.S. Papadimitriou & Partners Law Firm combines 'deep industry knowledge with a real grasp of the judicial process, and handles a whole range of contentious work'. The firm has been handling several major disputes in the hospitality and healthcare sectors, and also represents several HNWIs in litigation. Clients include Mari Daskalantonakis, George Economou, and Euroclinic of Athens. The team heads Elena F Kossena and Alexander C Dovles have 'great expertise in litigation and offer relevant, effective and tailored strategies for each matter'.

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 3

Saplegal - A.S. Papadimitriou & Partners Law Firm is praised for its 'to-the-point approach and the fact that clients do not have to burden themselves with procedural issues'. The 'efficient, meticulous and knowledgeableEvangelos Lakatzis jointly leads the 'always very knowledgeable, reliable and trustworthy' team with Thenia T Panagopoulou. A recent highlight was advising Amerra Capital Management on its successful multi-million Euro bid to acquire Nireus and Selonda Aquaculture from the four Greek systemic banks.

Shipping finance Tier 3

Saplegal - A.S. Papadimitriou & Partners Law Firm has a good reputation for advising shipowners on financing transactions and vessel purchases. Evangelos Lakatzis is especially well regarded.

Saplegal – A.S. Papadimitriou & Partners is a distinguished law firm offering a wide range of comprehensive legal services in the field of business and civil law. Based on legal expertise and in-depth knowledge of the Greek and international business context, the firm has participated in numerous projects and cross-border transactions in the South Eastern Europe area.

The firm consists of a dynamic team of motivated business lawyers with extensive experience and high level education, among whom is Dr Anthony S. Papadimitriou, President of the Onassis Foundation. The firm’s lawyers team up with the clients, identify their specific needs, and provide bespoke practical and creative solutions, always taking into account that time is of the essence. This is the legacy inherited from the founder of the firm, Stelios A. Papadimitriou, known as the Aristotle Onassis’ and the Greek ship owners’ elite lawyer.

The firm’s commitment to meeting all challenges with absolute dedication has led to long-lasting ties with its clients, which include venture capital firms, private equity funds, financial and credit institutions, trusts, foundations, Greek and foreign ship-owners and businessmen, as well as, major companies in almost all areas of industry and commerce.

The ability to combine legal expertise with deep business knowledge, an awareness of the international economic scene and a hands-on attitude is what distinguishes Saplegal – A.S. Papadimitriou & Partners.

The firm’s areas of practice include:

  • Dispute Resolution
  • Venture Capital, Private Equity and M&A
  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Banking, Finance and Capital Markets
  • Real Estate and Property Development
  • Ship Finance and Acquisitions
  • Foundations and Trusts
  • Estate planning, family and inheritance
  • Health and Medical Malpractice
  • Intellectual Property and Personal Data Protection

Two partners of the firm, Ms Elena F. Kossena and Mr Evangelos I. Lakatzis are certified mediators. Also, our associate, Ms Katerina A. Paschou, is a Certified Data Protection Officer (DPO).

In addition, the firm’s partners and associates are active in numerous scientific activities, including the publication of legal articles, consultation of legislative committees and participation as speakers at conferences and Greek or international fora.

Contact:  Spiros A. Komitopoulos

Department Name Email Telephone
Dispute Resolution Elena F. Kossena efk@saplegal.gr +30 210 9409960
Dispute Resolution Alexander C. Dovles acd@saplegal.gr +30 210 9409960
Venture Capital, Private Equity and M&A Evangelos I. Lakatzis eil@saplegal.gr +30 210 9409960
Venture Capital, Private Equity and M&A Thenia T. Panagopoulou ttp@saplegal.gr +30 210 9409960
Corporate and Commercial Thenia T. Panagopoulou ttp@saplegal.gr +30 210 9409960
Corporate and Commercial Evangelos I. Lakatzis eil@saplegal.gr +30 210 9409960
Banking, Finance and Capital Markets Thenia T. Panagopoulou ttp@saplegal.gr +30 210 9409960
Banking, Finance and Capital Markets Evangelos I. Lakatzis eil@saplegal.gr +30 210 9409960
Real Estate and Property Development Dionysios K. Voulgaris dkv@saplegal.gr +30 210 9409960
Ship Finance and Acquisitions Dr Anthony S. Papadimitriou asp@saplegal.gr +30 210 9409960
Ship Finance and Acquisitions Katerina A. Paschou kap@saplegal.gr +30 210 9409960
Foundations and Trusts Dr Anthony S. Papadimitriou asp@saplegal.gr +30 210 9409960
Foundations and Trusts Thenia T. Panagopoulou ttp@saplegal.gr +30 210 9409960
Estate planning, family and inheritance Dr Anthony S. Papadimitriou asp@saplegal.gr +30 210 9409960
Estate planning, family and inheritance Elena F. Kossena efk@saplegal.gr +30 210 9409960
Health and Medical Malpractice Alexander C. Dovles acd@saplegal.gr +30 210 9409960
Health and Medical Malpractice Elena F. Kossena efk@saplegal.gr +30 210 9409960
Intellectual Property and Personal Data Protection Dr Nantia P. Kyprouli kpk@saplegal.gr +30 210 9409960
Intellectual Property and Personal Data Protection Katerina A. Paschou kap@saplegal.gr +30 210 9409960
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Alexander C. Dovles  photo Mr Alexander C. Dovles
Ms Anastasia P. Fanourgaki  photo Ms Anastasia P. Fanourgaki
Dr Stergios G. Frastanlis  photo Dr Stergios G. Frastanlis
Ms Pavlina A. Galati  photo Ms Pavlina A. Galati
Mrs Chrysoula S. Giannopoulou  photo Mrs Chrysoula S. Giannopoulou
Mr Spiros A. Komitopoulos  photo Mr Spiros A. Komitopoulos
Ms Elena F. Kossena  photo Ms Elena F. Kossena
Ms Eleni E. Koulaki  photo Ms Eleni E. Koulaki
Ms Spyridoula F. Koumparouli  photo Ms Spyridoula F. Koumparouli
Dr Nantia P. Kyprouli  photo Dr Nantia P. Kyprouli
Mr Evangelos I. Lakatzis  photo Mr Evangelos I. Lakatzis
Ms Eleni K. Likou  photo Ms Eleni K. Likou
Ms Thenia T. Panagopoulou  photo Ms Thenia T. Panagopoulou
Dr Anthony S. Papadimitriou  photo Dr Anthony S. Papadimitriou
Ms Iliana D. Papapostolou  photo Ms Iliana D. Papapostolou
Ms Katerina A. Paschou  photo Ms Katerina A. Paschou
Ms Dimitra Ch. Passiou  photo Ms Dimitra Ch. Passiou
Ms Christina K. Perrou  photo Ms Christina K. Perrou
Mr Dionysios K. Voulgaris  photo Mr Dionysios K. Voulgaris
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