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Zepos & Yannopoulos > The Legal 500 RankingsZepos & Yannopoulos‘ sizeable team is noted for its ‘pioneering, in-depth knowledge’ of finance and capital markets matters, advising on debt capital markets transactions, NPLs, financial restructurings and the regulation of financial institutions. The team has particular strength in securitisations; recent notable highlights include advising JP Morgan on a securitisation originated by power utility PPC, the first of its kind in the Greek market. The 'business-minded' Christina Papanikolopoulou leads the practice, focusing primarily on structured finance and cross-border transactions. Elena Papachristou is also recommended for her experience in advising on initial and secondary public offerings and takeover bids and funds-related matters.
Other key lawyers:
Elena Papachristou; Mary Nigritinou; Paris Tzoumas; Kitty Fragalexi
‘A very strong securitisation practice. Great support in securitisation transactions with profound knowledge of the market.’
‘Christina Papanikolopoulou is business-minded, available at all times, keen to find solutions and pursues the outcome that is requested. She is willing to take a flexible approach.’
‘Pioneering, in-depth knowledge of a wide range of fields of law and more specifically of banking, finance and capital markets matters. Business oriented in the provision of legal advice. Prompt and timely delivery of services, with regular updates. Billing is transparent and easy to understand. Available, responsive, friendly and pleasant to work with.’
‘On-time execution, deep understanding of the law and a solid knowledge of market practices are the main strengths of the Zepos & Yannopoulos banking team.’
‘Kitty Fragalexi has exhibited a professional attitude throughout our collaboration. Through her excellent legal arguments we were able to gain significant concessions in our particular case.’
‘The Zepos & Yannopoulos team is very dynamic and willing to find new solutions to problems. It is the market leader in domestic securitisations.’
JP Morgan Chase
Bain Capital Credit LP
LMEY Investments AG
Piraeus Bank S.A
National Bank of Greece
Intrum Justitia AB
Intrum Investments Greece and Intrum Hellas loan servicing company
Public Power Corporation S.A.
- Advised Alpha Bank, as the originator, on a €12bn NPL securitisation (Project Galaxy), the largest such transaction in Greece.
- Advised JP Morgan, in its capacity as investor, on the power contract receivables securitisation originated by PPC S.A. for funding of up to €200m (Project Energia), the first utilities securitisation in Greece.
- Advised PPC S.A., in its capacity as issuer, on its inaugural international offering of €650m 3.875% sustainability-linked senior notes due 2026.
Greece > Energy Tier 1Zepos & Yannopoulos' multidisciplinary team demonstrates strong capabilities in energy transactions, project development and regulatory matters. It is a leading name in the clean energy arena and is increasingly active in handling development agreements connected with greenfield projects. Led by Anastasia Makri, the team is advising EDP Renewables on the acquisition of two renewable energy projects in Greece. Makri, who heads up the practice, has expertise in energy and infrastructure-related M&A and project development matters.
Other key lawyers:
Sofia Chatzigiannidou; Smaragda Spyrou; Georgia Tsiaoussi
‘Competent team, factually sound with a high level of commitment and always has the client’s interests at heart.’
‘We can highly recommend their partner Anastasia Makri; factual and convincing in terms of content as well as her associate Georgia Tsiaoussi.’
‘Excellent team. One of the best.’
BLUE GRID GAS & POWER
CANADIAN SOLAR EMEA GMBH
EDP RENEWABLES EUROPE SLU (EDPR)
ENEL GREEN POWER SA
REPSOL & REPSOL EXPLORACION SA
- Advised EDP Renewables on acquiring two renewable energy projects in Greece of a total capacity of 52.8MWs.
- Advised Mytilineos on the international competitive tender for the acquisition of a majority stake in the state-controlled gas utility DEPA’s wholesale and retail business supplier.
- Advised PPC on energy regulations in connection with the inaugural international offering by PPC of €650m sustainability-linked notes.
Greece > EU and competition Tier 1Zepos & Yannopoulos is a strong choice for advice on all the key areas of competition law, including merger control, state aid, cartels and vertical restraints. It is advising the founding shareholder of Gastrade on the merger control aspects of the sale of a 20% stake to DESFA, in addition to acting for the seller and existing shareholders before the EC. Stamatis Drakakakis leads the practice, which also excels in litigating cases before the Greek administrative courts.
Other key lawyers:
Stefanos Charaktiniotis; George Vavatsioulas; Maria Lampadaki; Argyris Papaefthymiou; Yolanda Antoniou-Rapti; Ellie Gavriilidou
‘One of the leading EU and competition practices for Greece. Very well organized and run by partner Stamatis Drakakakis. Their advice is always pragmatic and to the point.’
‘Stamatis stands out as a market leader in the field of EU and Competition in Greece, with very thorough knowledge of even the latest developments in competition law and practice. Excellent lawyer.’
‘The team is excellent and workS with efficiency and professionalism. Their organisation and response times to the client is also very efficient and they have deep knowledge on their field of expertise.’
‘Mr. Stamatis Drakakakis is an excellent professional. He has deep knowledge in his field of expertise and very good communication skills with the client and a very well organized team. Mr. Argyris Papaefthimiou also provided outstanding services and was able to rapidly understand the business and use the information to provide the required legal response.’
Fossil (Europe) GMBH
L’OREAL HELLAS S.A.
ADIDAS HELLAS S.A.
BRINK’S Security services
COLGATE PALMOLIVE COMPANY
ETVA Industrial Parks
Stanley Black & Decker
PROTUGS TOWAGES SERVICES
WORLDBRIDGE PAYMENT INSTITUTION S.A.
- Represented Alpha Bank before the Hellenic Competition Commission in proceedings probing into the Greek banks.
- Advised Alpha Bank on the joint venture with Nexi Payment SpA, involving matters of competition law.
- Advised Gastrade S.A. on the entry of DESFA as a 20% shareholder exercising joint control and merger control aspects.
Greece > Tax Tier 1Zepos & Yannopoulos is best known for winning landmark tax cases for its clients. Its recent work included successfully representing Bayer Hellas at the Supreme Court in a claim concerning stamp duty assessment on company loans. The sizeable team is led by Yerassimos Yannopoulos, who has experience of handling tax structuring for Greek and non-Greek business owners and investors. Senior associate Ioanna Tapeinou joined the firm from PwC in January 2021, with partner Costas Kallideris having moved in the opposite direction in September 2020. Elina Filippou is also recommended.
Other key lawyers:
Maria Zoupa; Alex Karopoulos; Elina Filippou; Marina Allamani; Daphne Cozonis; Anna Paraskeva; Dimitris Gialouris; Ioanna Tapeinou
‘Partners and associates who interacted with me have all been excellent. They listen carefully, are available, precise and quick in their response.’
‘The tax team at Zepos & Yannopoulos is very specialised, with deep knowledge of tax matters. They are always informed about the latest amendments in laws and regulations and offer great advice to clients.’
‘Elina Filippou has great understanding of international tax developments and can advise on tax aspects of multinational transactions.’
‘Great professional team, focused on the client.’
‘Alex Karopoulos, great tax law knowledge. Understanding of commercial aspects and multinational companies’ rationale.’
‘Yerassimos Yannopoulos is the dean of tax law in Greece, always on top of developments in a fast changing field. Alex Karopoulos has an excellent grasp of business and is an effective communicator.’
‘The Zepos & Yannopoulos team have welcomed me as a new client. Their knowledge is second to none. Extremely proactive, prompt replies to queries and makes their clients feel comfortable. Always accessible to call.’
‘Marina Allamani deals with my tax requirements and she has been outstanding since day one. Marina is motivated, proactive, professional and above all knowledgeable.’
AMADEUS HELLAS SA
AQUILA CAPITAL MANAGEMENT GMBH
CHIQUITA BANANA COMPANY
- Represented Bayer and won the final annulment at Supreme Court of a €130m stamp tax assessment.
- Advised PPCS.A. in connection with the inaugural international offering of €650m sustainability-linked notes.
- Advised DESFA, the natural gas transmission system operator in Greece, on tax and customs compliance obligations and documentation requirements in relation to the transportation of liquefied natural gas.
Greece > TMT Tier 1Zepos & Yannopoulos‘ team has specialist expertise in data protection and cybersecurity, which comes to the fore in its work for high-profile international clients. Recent work included assisting Baxrer with the negotiation of data processing agreements with the National Organisation for the Provision of Health Services (EOPYY) and Greek hospitals. New partner Theodore Konstantakopoulos joined the firm from Ballas, Pelecanos & Associates LPC in April 2022 to lead the TMT and data practice, and corporate and commercial practice head Athina Skolarikou is also a key contact.
Other key lawyers:
Athina Skolarikou; Antonis Giannakodikos; Sofia Tzianoumi
‘The team at Zepos and Yannopoulos is very organized, knowledgeable and efficient. They conduct themselves in an utmost professional manner, and clearly explains legal issues, the steps in the process and the legal resolution.’
‘The cooperation with the legal experts in the area of IT projects and complex GDPR issues was always extremely professional. We are also very satisfied with our contacts in the ongoing cooperation.’
‘A professionally positioned law firm with a high level of expertise and excellent procedures, as well as a strong team. Special expertise in the area of GDPR.’
Lamda Helix Plc
- Advised Lamda Hellix, Southeastern Europe’s leading colocation and interconnection provider, to Interxion, a member of the Digital Realty Group, and a leading European provider of carrier and cloud neutral colocation data centre solutions.
- Advised Baxter on the negotiations of its three-party agreements with the National Organisation for the Provision of Health Services, and Greek hospitals, for the processing of health data of patients in relation to a medical device used at home.
Stefanos Charaktiniotis; Athina Skolarikou
Other key lawyers:
Anastasia Makri; Antonis Giannakodimos; Stathis Orfanoudakis; Danai Falconaki; Sofia Tzianoumi
‘Whatever the subject matter, the team is always aligned internally and allocates the right resources to support the client. This makes our collaboration extremely efficient.’
‘Prompt support and a proactive approach. They always inform us of new legislative developments proactively, which makes them trustworthy and reliable.’
‘The team at Zepos & Yannopoulos has excellent knowledge of the market and is super diligent, with a commercial mindset.’
‘Stefanos Charaktiniotis is a standout partner in my view. He is an excellent lawyer and a pleasure to work with – open-minded, commercial and focuses on getting the deal done.’
‘The strength of the team is its flexibility to adapt to the client’s needs, thanks to the diversity of its team members, who can present solutions for various interconnected issues and offer a more informed decision-making process compared to other advisers.’
‘I would recommend Zepos & Yannopoulos with the utmost confidence.’
‘Stefanos Charaktiniotis is our main partner and a pleasure to work with because of his pleasant and positive attitude. He usually leads our projects and makes sure that the job is done professionally and within the timeframe set out. He is passionate and an excellent fit for our organisation.’
‘The whole team consists of great lawyers with a good perception of the market, deep knowledge of the relevant laws and adequate resources to cover multiple requirements in a project.’
Axa Mediterranean Holding
PPC Renewables – TERNA
Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment
- Advised Axa Mediterranean Holding S.A on the sale of its Greek subsidiary, AXA Insurance S.A., to Italian insurance group Generali for a consideration of €167m.
- Advised Lamda Hellix on its sale to Interxion, a leading European provider of carrier and cloud neutral colocation data centre solutions.
- Advised Mondelēz International, one of the largest snack companies in the world, on the acquisition of Greek food company Chipita S.A.
Greece > Dispute resolution Tier 2Employment cases are a pillar of the dispute resolution practice at Zepos & Yannopoulos, but the team is noted for the breadth of sector expertise, with specialisms in a range of areas, including agency and distribution, IP, real estate, debt collection and product liability litigation. Aside from national clients such as the Hellenic Corporation of Assets and Participations and Palirria, it also advises multinationals such as Teleflex Medical, Travelport, Bic and Lafarge. Nikos Christoforidis heads the practice. Eleni Skoufari is another individual to note.
Other key lawyers:
Eleni Skoufari; Constantine Sarantis; Olga-Maria Kyritsi
‘Very efficient, direct approach and high level of knowledge and expertise. All legal issues and challenges were handled very fast and gave us the impression of a well-connected team that care about their customers.’
‘We really valued the approach of the partners and their ability to explain very comprehensively the legal options and support us on deciding the best way to proceed.’
‘The team has an excellent approach to digging into the details of a case by showing empathy even in challenging situations.’
‘Nikos Christoforides and his team take a very thorough approach, explaining in simple terms the legal and factual challenges of a case.’
‘Always pleasant to talk to, clever and diverse, experienced, always happy to assist. Accomplish positive court decisions.’
‘The key strength of ZE&YA is the multi-disciplinary team of experts.’
‘Eleni Skoufari has excellent knowledge of all legal and practical aspects of a case, and she understands the client and their particular needs – her advice, communication and interaction is 100% client oriented.’
‘They are highly skilled professionals providing clear advice. Nikolaos Christoforidis is one of the most experienced partners, who provides very useful advice in order for the client to make correct decisions.’
BANK OF CHINA
BIC VIOLEX HELLAS S.A.
CHIQUITA BANANA COMPANY
STAVROS NIARCHOS FOUNDATION CULTURAL CENTER (SNFCC)
- Successfully represented Netafim in the Court of Appeals in a €1.5m product liability claim.
- Represented Terumo Corporation in litigation proceedings before the Court of Appeals concerning an IP and trade mark infringement claim.
- Successfully represented Premier Capital Limited, the developmental licencee for McDonald’s in Estonia, Greece, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta and Romania, in a lawsuit for compensation against former lessors of a real estate property on a Greek island.
Greece > Employment Tier 2Zepos & Yannopoulos has reputable experience in employment matters, combining its tax, payroll and accounting services to advise clients in relation to employee benefits, matters involving unions and European Works Councils, business ownership changes, restructurings and downsizing. It is also active in handling the day-to-day legal issues of HR management, the implementation of compliance programmes and the drafting of workplace policies and procedures. The practice is led by Rania Papakonstantinou; she has extensive experience in advising both domestic and international clients on workforce reductions, collective redundancies and transfer of undertakings. Manolis Zacharakis is also worth noting.
Other key lawyers:
Manolis Zacharakis; Tasos Chrysochoou
‘Availability; easy to reach and contact; knowledge in their areas; expertise.’
‘Approachable; experts in labour law.’
‘Responsive; knowledgeable; thorough advice.’
‘Rania Papakonstantinou provided thorough advice quickly and efficiently, highlighting all the legal risks while understanding the business issues. She was readily available and was happy providing advice in a few calls and meetings instead of a barrage of emails. Then, her team seamlessly worked out the paperwork.’
‘Zepos & Yannopoulos has a team of professionals covering a vast area of legal and tax services. The lawyers are knowledgeable, practical and seek to understand the client’s business needs first, before providing advice.’
‘Manolis Zacharakis is a very strong employment lawyer. He has the ability to translate the rather specific Greek law employment concepts into a business-friendly language. He thinks outside of the box and interprets the somewhat conservative Greek labour provisions from an up-to-date business perspective.’
‘What I personally value the most is the team’s ability to analyse any case and provide advice. Once showed the legal framework, they are also able to provide advice focusing on the industry and the specific case.’
- Advised Mondelēz International on employment law matters relating to the acquisition of Greek food company Chipita, with a revenue of $580m.
- Advised Unilever on employments matters relating to the disposal of its Greek business unit of tomato products to MINERVA.
- Advised FedEx on day-to-day employment law issues, including the setting up of HR policies and procedures, and complying with Covid 19-related health and safety regulations.
Greece > Insurance Tier 2Zepos & Yannopoulos has ‘solid experience in the full spectrum' of insurance matters, offering specialist advice on insurance regulation, contractual work, due diligence, transactions and compliance. Also of note for clients is the firm's Brexit helpdesk, which offers support and proactive updates on developments; recent assistance includes its advice to Enstar Group in relation to the implications of Brexit on its insurance policies. Anastasia Makri heads the practice; she regularly advises both local and international insurers, reinsurers and intermediaries.
Other key lawyers:
Vienna Insurance Group
- Advised Axa Mediterranean Holding on the sale of its Greek subsidiary, AXA Insurance, to Italian insurance group Generali for a consideration of €167m.
- Assisted Mytilineos by reviewing and providing regulatory assessment in relation to all insurance agreements of DEPA Commercial, in the context of the potential acquisition by Mytilineos of a majority stake in the state-controlled gas utility’s wholesale and retail business supplier.
- On behalf of Zurich, conducted a diagnostic compliance review in relation to aligning internal processes and contractual documentation to Greek legislation and regulation.
Sonia Melegou; Marina Allamani
Other key lawyers:
Nikos Christoforidis; Charikleia Vlastou; Mary Georgiou
‘Global & thorough understanding of the law practice in Greece.’
‘The partners & associates I’ve dealt with on different topics were all extremely nice, available, professional and responsive.’
‘Very knowledgeable and very friendly group. Clear and responsive whilst providing good guidance on what is likely to be acceptable or not in-market.’
‘Client service gold stars for Marina Allamani and Charikleia Vlastou.’
Aquila Capital Management
Brooke Lane Capital
Premier Capital Limited
Stavros Niarchos Foundation
Tate & Lyle
- Advised Generali Group on its acquisition from Prodea-Dimand of a 7,500 sq.m office building located in the centre of Athens to house its headquarters in Greece.
- Advised BrookLane Capital on its acquisition from Alpha Bank group of Alpha Investment Properties II S.A., a real estate portfolio holding company whose assets include the South Polis office complex at the Athens coastal district of Faliro.
- Advised real estate investor Zoia on its acquisition of an important building in the center of Athens from the largest Greek insurance company, Ethniki Asfalistiki.
Anastasia Makri; Stefanos Charaktiniotis
Other key lawyers:
Sofia Chatzigiannidou; Nasia Gkouma; Smaragda Spyrou; Danai Falconaki
‘Z&Y have an exceptional reputation in Greece, which is an enormous asset for an international company trying to enter the Greek market. They cover all the different fields of law and have cultural experience when dealing with non-Greek companies. Communication via video-conferencing was easy.’
‘The individuals we worked with were extremely knowledgeable – not only from the theoretical legal aspect but also from the practical side. You can trust their judgment because their sense of the “outcome” is very realistic.’
‘I have appreciated their thorough investigation, deep knowledge of both Greek and international law, especially in the field of project design contractual issues and the overall top-level organization of their practice.’
‘Anastasia is a dedicated professional, very thorough in her investigation, always explaining options, possible consequences and proposed solutions in detail and very clearly, making it easy to comprehend complex legal issues.’
‘Zepos & Yannopoulos team are very business oriented and exceed expectations as they go further than what they are asked without charging more fees.’
‘Zepos & Yannopoulos is a very well respected firm in Greece, and from my collaboration with them, I can confirm that this is for a very good reason. They are trustworthy and dependable, able to undertake tasks that require not only legal knowledge but also interaction with our customers, coordination and project management.’
‘They are very responsive, even at the shortest notice. They are accountable, undertaking tasks in autonomy and delivering results.’
Indra Systemas Hellas
Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment
Stavros Niarchos Foundation
Susi Partners AG
- Advised Alstom on the €1.5bn project of construction of the first section of Athens Metro Line 4, one of the biggest turnkey projects in Europe.
- Advised Mytilinaios on the international competitive tender for the privatization of the state-controlled gas utility DEPA’s wholesale and retail business supplier, DEPA Commercial S.A, through acquisition of a majority stake.
- Advised Hellenic Petroleum on the development of the 204MW photovoltaic park located in Kozani, Northern Greece, one of the largest photovoltaic parks in Europe.
Zepos & Yannopoulos > Firm Profile
The firm: Zepos & Yannopoulos is a leading Greek law firm known for its long heritage, legal acumen and integrity. As a full-service business law firm, Zepos & Yannopoulos takes pride in their distinctive mindset and offering. This shows not only in responsiveness, but also theirrr ability to field versatile, approachable, easy-to-work teams of practitioners who truly understand the clients’ interests. Their strong international orientation is echoed in the structure, standards and approach, and ultimately attested in the profile of their client base, rankings and the network of affiliations and best-friend law firms around the world.
We advise corporations from all commercial and industrial sectors, financial institutions, non-profits, startups and high-net-worth individuals, working closely with regulators and all major professional service firms.
Client focus: the firm’s legal advice is customer friendly and tailored to the needs of each client. As a result of Zepos & Yannopoulos’ international orientation, the firm has developed particular expertise in alerting international clients to the specifics of the Greek business and legal environment.
Comprehensiveness: the firm is particularly well known for providing quality and comprehensive legal and tax advice in areas of law relevant to the needs of its clients. The firm’s tax practice, widely acknowledged as the leading in the country, works hand-in-hand with all different practice groups to provide seamless and comprehensive services to clients.
Professional integrity and business ethics: the firm is fully committed to professional integrity and practices that promote business ethics. Zepos & Yannopoulos is the corresponding firm in Greece for Trace (Transparent Agents and Contracting Agencies), a non-profit association providing anti-bribery support.
Areas of practice: The firm’s main areas of practice include: administrative, agency and distribution, banking and finance, business crimes and compliance, capital markets, commercial, corporate, competition/antitrust, customs and trade, data protection, employment and labour, intellectual property, dispute resolution, mergers and acquisitions, project finance, private client and estates, public procurement and projects, restructuring and insolvency, and tax. Areas of tax specialisation include: corporate tax and compliance, M&A, transfer pricing, indirect tax and customs, real estate, banking, finance and capital markets, tax controversy and litigation, and private client. The firm’s tax practice, widely acknowledged as a leader among law firms in the country, works hand-in-hand with different practice groups within the firm to provide seamless and comprehensive services to clients.
Industries in which the firm has significant experience include: advertising, automotive and industrial technology, aviation, banking and finance, defence, energy, food and beverage, healthcare and life sciences, gaming and betting, hotels and leisure, insurance, information technology, media and entertainment, real estate, and telecommunications.
The firm prides itself on its expertise advising foreign clients conducting business in Greece, from the initial stages of tax planning to the last stages of dissolution and repatriation of capital, and efficiently resolves issues regarding commercial agreements such as agency or distribution, labour and social security, leases and real estate, litigation and tax. As one of the longest established and consistently one of the largest firms in the country, Zepos & Yannopoulos has handled many of the most significant and complex transactions in Greece.
|Corporate and M&A||D Zepos|
|Corporate and M&A||A Skolarikou|
|Capital markets and banking||C Papanikolopoulou|
|Capital markets and banking||E Papachristou|
|Antitrust/ Competition||S Drakakakis|
|Labour and employment||R Papakonstantinou|
|Labour and employment||M Zacharakis|
|Intellectual property||S Melegou|
|Litigation and dispute resolution||N Christoforidis|
|Litigation and dispute resolution||C Sarantis|
|Public procurement||S Chatzigiannidou|
|Tax litigation||S Maratos|
|Tax litigation||D Gialouris|
|Real estate||M Allamani|
|Real estate||S Melegou|
|Hotels and leisure||S Melegou|
|Private clients||E Filippou|
|Private clients||A Paraskeva|
|Data Protection/Cybersecurity||M Deligianni|
|Ms Marina Allamani||Marina Allamani is a partner of our tax practice and co-heads our…||View Profile|
|Ms Yolanda Antoniou-Rapti||Yolanda Antoniou-Rapti is an associate of our corporate commercial practice. Yolanda is…||View Profile|
|Ms Artemis Bakagianni||Artemis Bakagianni is an associate of our corporate commercial practice. Artemis focuses…||View Profile|
|Ms Elina Belouli||Elina Belouli is a senior associate of our tax practice. Elina focuses…||View Profile|
|Dr Stefanos Charaktiniotis||Stefanos Charaktiniotis is a partner of our corporate commercial practice. Stefanos has…||View Profile|
|Ms Nefelie Charalabopoulou||Nefelie Charalabopoulou is a Partner of our corporate commercial practice and Head…||View Profile|
|Ms Sofia Chatzigiannidou||Sofia Chatzigiannidou is a partner of our administrative practice. Sofia focuses on…||View Profile|
|Mr Nikos Christoforidis||Nikos Christoforidis is a partner and head of our firm’s dispute resolution…||View Profile|
|Mr Tasos Chrysochoou||Tasos Chrysochoou is a senior associate of our employment & labour practice.…||View Profile|
|Ms Daphne Cozonis||Daphne Cozonis is a partner of our tax practice. Daphne specialises in…||View Profile|
|Ms Gina Dimitropoulou||Gina Dimitropoulou is an associate of our corporate practice. Gina focuses on…||View Profile|
|Mr Stamatis Drakakakis||Stamatis Drakakakis is a partner and head of our Antitrust & Competition…||View Profile|
|Ms Danai Falconaki||Senior Associate Danai focuses on corporate, commercial, anti-trust, M&A and bankruptcy law.…||View Profile|
|Ms Elina Filippou||Elina Filippou is a partner of our tax practice. Elina specialises in…||View Profile|
|Ms Kitty Fragalexi||Kitty is a member of our finance & capital markets practice. She…||View Profile|
|Ms Mary Georgiou||Mary Georgiou is a senior associate of our corporate commercial practice. Mary…||View Profile|
|Mr Dimitris Gialouris||Dimitris Gialouris is a partner of our tax litigation practice and dispute…||View Profile|
|Mr Antonis Giannakodimos||Antonis Giannakodimos is a senior associate of our corporate commercial practice. Antonis…||View Profile|
|Ms Nasia Gkouma||Nasia Gkouma is a senior associate of our corporate and commercial practice.…||View Profile|
|Ms Niki Ignatidi||Niki Ignatidi is an associate of our Finance and Capital Markets group.…||View Profile|
|Mr Adam Iliou-Kantsapouridis||Adam Iliou is a senior associate of our corporate commercial practice. Adam…||View Profile|
|Ms Natalia Kapsi||Natalia is an associate of our corporate commercial practice. Natalia is a…||View Profile|
|Ms Georgia Karaindrou||Georgina Karaindrou is an associate of our corporate commercial practice. Georgina’s practice…||View Profile|
|Ms Elpida Karathodorou||Elpida Karathodorou is a Senior Associate and focuses on corporate, commercial and…||View Profile|
|Mr Alex Karopoulos||Alex Karopoulos is a partner of our tax practice and heads our…||View Profile|
|Mr Alexis Kontogiannis||Alexis Kontogiannis is an associate of our Finance and Capital Markets group.…||View Profile|
|Ms Georgia Koui||Georgia Koui is an associate of our administrative practice. Georgia focuses on…||View Profile|
|Ms Anastasia Kritikou||Anastasia Kritikou is an associate of our tax practice. Anastasia specializes in…||View Profile|
|Ms Olga Maria Kyritsi||Olga Maria Kyritsi is a senior associate of our corporate commercial practice.…||View Profile|
|Ms Maria Lampadaki||Maria Lampadaki is an associate of our corporate commercial practice. Maria focuses…||View Profile|
|Ms Anastasia Makri||Anastasia Makri is a partner of our corporate and commercial practice and…||View Profile|
|Mr Nikos Maltezos||Nikos Maltezos is an associate of our tax practice. Nikos specializes in…||View Profile|
|Mr Spyros Maratos||Spyros Maratos is a partner and senior litigator in our tax &…||View Profile|
|Ms Sonia Melegou||Sonia Melegou is a partner of our corporate commercial practice and co-heads…||View Profile|
|Ms Mariliza Myrat||Marilisa Myrat is a senior associate of our corporate commercial practice. Marilisa…||View Profile|
|Ms Mary Nigritinou||Mary Nigritinou is a senior associate of our Finance and Capital Markets…||View Profile|
|Mr Stathis Orfanoudakis||Stathis Orfanoudakis is a senior associate of our corporate commercial practice. Stathis…||View Profile|
|Ms Athina Palli||Athina Palli is an associate of our Finance and Capital Markets group.…||View Profile|
|Ms Elena Papachristou||Elena is a partner with our Finance and Capital Markets group. Elena…||View Profile|
|Ms Danae Papadatou||Danae is an associate of our dispute resolution practice. She has experience…||View Profile|
|Ms Rania Papakonstantinou||Rania Papakonstantinou is a partner and head of our employment & labour…||View Profile|
|Ms Christina Papanikolopoulou||Christina is a partner and heads our finance and capital markets group.…||View Profile|
|Ms Anna Paraskeva||Anna Paraskeva is a partner of our private clients practice. Anna specializes…||View Profile|
|Ms Ioanna Poulakou||Ioanna Poulakou is a senior associate of our corporate commercial practice. Ioanna…||View Profile|
|Dr Constantine Sarantis||Dr Constantine Sarantis is a senior partner of our firm. With 40…||View Profile|
|Ms Katerina Skiada||Katerina Skiada is an associate of our Employment and Labour practice. Katerina’s…||View Profile|
|Ms Athina Skolarikou||Athina Skolarikou is a partner of our corporate commercial practice. Athina focuses…||View Profile|
|Ms Eleni Skoufari||Eleni Skoufari is a partner of our corporate commercial practice. Eleni focuses…||View Profile|
|Ms Smaragda Spyrou||Smaragda Spyrou is a senior associate of our commercial and consumer law…||View Profile|
|Ms Myrto Stavrinou||Myrto Stavrinou is a senior associate of our tax & accounting practice.…||View Profile|
|Mr Iraklis Tsakopoulos||Iraklis has extensive experience in both constitutional and administrative law, in a…||View Profile|
|Ms Georgia Tsiaoussi||Georgia is a senior associate. She practices corporate, commercial and M&A…||View Profile|
|Ms Irene Tsiosta||Irene Tsiosta is an associate of our private clients practice. She is…||View Profile|
|Ms Diana Tsourapa||Diana Tsourapa is a senior associate of our tax practice. Diana focuses…||View Profile|
|Ms Sofia Tzianoumi||Sofia is a senior associate of our corporate commercial practice. Sofia focuses…||View Profile|
|Mr Paris Tzoumas||Paris Tzoumas is a senior associate with our Finance and Capital Markets…||View Profile|
|Mr George Vlachakis||George Vlachakis is an associate of our tax litigation practice team. George…||View Profile|
|Ms Charikleia Vlastou||Charikleia Vlastou is a senior associate of our corporate commercial practice. Charikleia’s…||View Profile|
|Ms Katerina Vogiatzi||Associate Katerina advises clients on corporate and commercial law matters relating to…||View Profile|
|Mr Yerassimos Yannopoulos||Co-managing partner and head of our tax & accounting practice. For more…||View Profile|
|Ms Evangelia Yotakou||Evangelia Yotakou is a senior associate of our tax litigation practice and…||View Profile|
|Mr Manolis Zacharakis||Manolis Zacharakis is a partner of our employment & labour practice. He works…||View Profile|
|Mr Dimitrios Zepos||Dimitris Zepos is the managing partner of our firm. As a member…||View Profile|
|Ms Maria Zoupa||Maria Zoupa is a partner of both our tax and our energy…||View Profile|
Staff FiguresNumber of lawyers : 61
LanguagesEnglish French German Italian Spanish
MembershipsLex Mundi TAXAND
OtherContacts : Dimitrios Zepos Contacts : Yerassimos Yannopoulos
TESTIMONIAL: “A huge THANK YOU to the ZEYA team. We wouldn’t have been able to pull this competition through without your dedicated, tireless, professional and creative support. Truly appreciated”
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COMPANY/FIRM: Minerva Marine
TESTIMONIAL: “All the lawyers we have cooperated with are of the highest standards and ethics. We appreciate your quick turnaround and commitment”
COMPANY/FIRM: PPC Renewables
TESTIMONIAL: “Zeya fully satisfies our needs and expectations”
At Zepos & Yannopoulos we value diversity. We respect and embrace all people, including those of different ages, cultures, ethnicities, genders, nationalities, physical abilities, races, religious beliefs and sexual orientation. We value the experiences, knowledge and talents of all individuals in our firm and in our community. We support and promote non-discriminatory practices that advance equal treatment of, and opportunity for, all people, and encourage meaningful participation by a broad cross-section of people in our firm and in our community.
Social responsibility is a core aspect of the corporate philosophy of our firm.
- We support non profit associations for children with disabilities.
- We organize blood donating to local hospitals.
- We promote environmental awareness and we adopt environmental friendly policies.
- We are unreservedly committed to serving our clients according to the highest ethical and professional standards.
This year we have assisted:
- Library4all, a non-profit organisation with the mission to support schools and educational institutes in Greece, through gathering books & building libraries, wherever needed
- Eliza, the only Non-Profit Society fighting to put an end to child abuse
- Floga & Children’s SOS Villages, supporting children in need
- Eliza, the only Non-Profit Society fighting to put an end to child abuse
- the Network for Children’s Rights, supporting their actions
- Benaki Museum supporting their work, enhancing important cultural activities, offering also help in fundraising, governance, real estate and art issues.
We regularly assist Transparency International Greece by providing them with legal advice on several occasions. Zepos & Yannopoulos is the corresponding firm in Greece for Trace, a non-profit association providing anti-bribery support.
Greece: Corporate Governance
Published: February 2022
Authors: Athina Skolarikou Elena Papachristou
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Corporate Governance laws and regulations that may occur in Greece.
Greece: Tax Disputes
Published: September 2022
Authors: Alexis Karopoulos Dr. Dimitris Gialouris
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Tax Disputes laws and regulations that may occur in Greece.
Greece: Insurance & Reinsurance
Published: May 2022
Authors: Anastasia Makri Smaragda Spyrou Georgia Tsiaoussi
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Insurance & Reinsurance laws and regulations that may occur in Greece.