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Evangelos I. Lakatzis

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Saplegal - A.S. Papadimitriou & Partners Law Firm


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


Admitted to the Athens Bar Association since 1997; Supreme Court Advocate;Certified Mediator; Evangelos Lakatzis joined the firm in 2004, having already significant experience in the region of South Eastern Europe, both as a legal counsel and as an EU PHARE Programs legal expert. Evangelos has advised in numerous M&A deals and other cross-border transactions, 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. In addition, he has participated in several legislative committees, as well as, conferences and fora.


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)


Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

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.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

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 knowledgeable' Evangelos 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.

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Shipping finance

Within: Shipping finance

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.

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