Firm Profile > PPT Legal > Athens, Greece
PPT Legal Offices
15 FILIKIS ETERIAS SQUARE
106 73 ATHENS
PPT Legal > The Legal 500 Rankings
Intellectual property Tier 3
PPT Legal is active on all IP fronts, including patents, trade marks, copyrights and trade secrets in addition to licensing, franchising and distribution agreements. It advises on both domestic and EU affairs, supporting its client in disputes, branding, marketing, protection and registration matters. Alexandros Kalantzis and 'very knowledgeable' senior associate Eleni Kokkini jointly head the department, which is active across a range of sectors including retail, food and beverages, agriculture, entertainment and pharmaceuticals.
Alexandros Kalantzis; Eleni Kokkini
‘The firm’s organisation is remarkable.’
‘Eleni Kokkini is always willing to explain the next steps of our case to us and to share the strategy and the mindset behind each choice. She also listens to our concerns.’
‘Eleni Kokkini is a very committed lawyer, always available and willing to help. The client’s interests are always her priority and she has a sound and pragmatic approach to all legal issues. She is very knowledgeable about the Greek market.’
Alpargatas Europe SLU
Dentons Canada LLP
JA Kemp for HL Hutchinson Ltd
Playboy Enterprises International
Roschier for Secto Design Oy
Praised for its ‘in-depth knowledge of banking’, PPT Legal has a thriving aviation and shipping finance practice, and also advises banks, financial institutions, equity funds and borrowers on a host of other matters, including project and real estate finance, corporate and secured lending, restructurings, workouts and banking-related regulation. John Papapetros fronts the offering.
Other key lawyers:
Calliope Metaxotou; Angelos Georgoussis; Dimitris Manolopoulos
‘In-depth knowledge of banking and shipping finance.’
‘John Papapetros and Dimitris Manolopoulos are hardworking, have in-depth knowledge of the areas covered, a commercial mindset and a strict approach when needed.’
‘The team have backgrounds in diverse areas of law so they can tackle any type of issue. It is a large office with specialisations in all matters and they can provide solutions regarding both local and foreign jurisdictions. Their good understanding of their client’s business makes all the difference when tackling issues from a legal perspective.’
‘A very diverse client base, together with a good understanding of business, gives them the ability to transfer knowledge from different sectors. As such, they often provide solutions to problems even if it is the first of this kind our business has faced.’
Euler Hermes Sa
Atlantica Hellas S.A.
Gain Jet Aviation S.A
Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation – Navios Maritime Midstream Partners LP
Lemissoler Navigation Co. Ltd.
Aegean Baltic Bank S.A.
Dispute resolution Tier 4
PPT Legal is ‘able to provide impressive advice on Greek court procedures at short notice’. Headed by Eliana Paschalides and Rosemary Rontiri, the group frequently represents multinationals at all levels of the Greek court system and is active in international arbitration, frequently acting on proceedings against the Hellenic Republic. Other key fields of expertise include administrative disputes, financial claims, shareholder litigation, defamation and the enforcement of arbitral awards.
Eliana Paschalides; Rosemary Rontiri
Other key lawyers:
Alexandra Mitsokali; Spyros Foulias
‘I have extensive experience with the disputes practice of PPT, and specifically with Eliana Paschalides, Alexandra Mitsokali and Spyros Foulias. They are very responsive and are able to provide impressive advice on Greek commercial law and court procedures at short notice. They also put great emphasis on ensuring that their advice is commercially useful for the client. I can wholeheartedly recommend them for complex disputes.’
‘Eliana Paschalides is tenacious and fights for her client with great passion. She has huge experience in the Greek courts as well as in arbitration. Alexandra Mitsokali is highly skilled in Greek law and provides excellent analysis.’
‘I have been very impressed with how the PPT team has quickly gotten up to speed on our dispute and provided savvy analysis and insights that have advanced our client’s position.’
‘Eliana Paschalides and Alexandra Mitsokali bring a very sophisticated, international approach to disputes, and both have a strong grounding in Greek law but also an excellent litigator’s sensibility.’
Privinvest Holding Group
Marfin Investment Group
PPT Legal > Firm Profile
The firm: PPT Legal (previously known as V&P Law Firm) is a Greek law firm that was established in 1983 by its current senior partners.
Due to the number of lawyers working for the Athens and Piraeus offices of the firm, PPT Legal is one of the largest firms in Greece.
The firm provides a comprehensive service in its chosen areas of practice, handling important work that requires a high level of client trust. Such work has established it as one of the leading firms in Greece. The firm’s size allows it to handle large-scale transactions while providing a service tailored to individual clients’ needs, an approach that ensures a cohesive, well-coordinated and direct service.
The firm combines a personal approach with the highest professional standards to provide clients with clear, comprehensive and business-orientated legal services and timely responses in rapidly changing business environments. The firm is highly sensitive to the importance of preserving the confidentiality of client information and the need for effective cost management. Although the firm is continually expanding, it remains a young and enterprising practice.
Most of the firm’s attorneys have studied at postgraduate level in foreign universities and have had experience and training in law offices in western Europe. Many of the firm’s attorneys regularly participate in seminars, conferences and other continuing legal education programmes. All of the firm’s offices are equipped with the latest technology, tailored to meet the needs of modern commercial clients.
Areas of practice: The firm is organised into several practice groups, each headed by at least one highly experienced partner and staffed by experienced lawyers.
PPT Legal clients consist of local and international banks and financial institutions, multinational companies and joint ventures, local and foreign manufacturers, insurers and service companies, foreign law firms and shipping companies.
|Aviation||Dr Alexandros Kalantzis|
|Banking and finance, securitisation||John Papapetros|
|Banking and finance, securitisation||Calliope Metaxotou|
|Banking and finance, securitisation||Alexandra Tatagia|
|Capital markets||John Papapetros|
|Capital markets||Alexandra Mitsokali|
|Real estate and construction||Eliana Paschalides|
|Real estate and construction||Vassilios Constantes|
|Corporate and commercial||Loukas Roufos|
|Corporate and commercial||Alexandra Mitsokali|
|Insurance||Dr Alexandros Kalantzis|
|Dispute resolution||Milto Papangelis|
|Dispute resolution||Dr Ioanna Anastassopoulou|
|Government business, regulatory||Angelos Georgoussis|
|Government business, regulatory||Aris Anghelakos|
|EU and competition||Dr Alexandros Kalantzis|
|EU and competition||Dr Ioanna Anastassopoulou|
|Intellectual property||Eleni Kokkini|
|Mergers and acquisitions||Loukas Roufos|
|Mergers and acquisitions||Alexandra Mitsokali|
|Shipping and transport||John Papapetros|
|Shipping and transport||Milto Papangelis|
|Shipping and transport||Alexandra Tatagia|
|Telecommunications||Dr Alexandros Kalantzis|
|Travel and tourism||John Papapetros|
|Travel and tourism||Vassilios Constantes|
|Data protection||Elias Tsaoussis|
|Data protection||Vassilios Constantes|