Mr Evangelos I. Lakatzis > Saplegal - A.S. Papadimitriou & Partners Law Firm > Athens, Greece > Lawyer Profile

Saplegal - A.S. Papadimitriou & Partners Law Firm
175 64 ATHENS


Partner – Practice areas:
Private Equity and Venture Capital, M&A and Corporate, Civil and Commercial Law


Admitted to the Athens Bar Association since 1997; Supreme Court Advocate;Certified Mediator; Evangelos Lakatzis joined the firm in 2004 and is considered a Greek venture capital expert, having been selected as an advisor in several notable projects in the field. Evangelos has advised in numerous M&A deals and other cross-border transactions in the South Eastern Europe area, representing mainly venture capital firms, private equity funds and strategic or private investors. He also advises corporations and other entities in the field of corporate, civil and commercial law.


Greek, English, French


Athens Bar Association
International Bar Association
Institute of Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution


University of Athens (LL.B); King’s College London, University of London (LL.M., Public International Law)

Lawyer Rankings

Greece > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Evangelos Lakatzis – Saplegal – A.S. Papadimitriou & Partners Law Firm

Providing bespoke advice to financial advisers, funds, and investors on all aspects of corporate transactions, ranging from public and private M&A to joint ventures, the Saplegal – A.S. Papadimitriou & Partners Law Firm team is characterised as being ‘very responsive’ and ‘experienced’. The practice displays in-depth sector strength in financial services, insurance, and hospitality, whilst routinely supporting sovereign funds in implementing strategies relating to investment schemes. Evangelos I. Lakatzis and Thenia Panagopoulou lead the group from Athens; the ’committed’ Lakatzis specialises in venture capital matters, and Panagopoulou focuses on post-transaction restructurings. Eleni K. Likou is noted for her work in the private equity sphere.

Comparative Guides

Greece: Private Equity January 2024 This country-specific Q&A provides an overview of Private Equity laws and regulations applicable in Greece.