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Evangelos Politis

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Politis & Partners

Position

Managing Partner

Career

After working 10 years with another major Athens law firm, Evangelos co-founded Politis & Partners in 2000. He practices in the areas of banking, litigation, M&A and corporate law. He has been a banking lawyer for more than 20 years representing international and Greek Banks and financial institutions. He has represented banking, financial and corporate clients in major lawsuits in Greece and advised or acted as co-counsel in international litigation and arbitration cases. He serves as outside general counsel to a number of publicly-held entities and has extensive experience in corporate counselling as to disclosure matters, restructurings and a wide variety of business-related legal matters. Evangelos is eligible to appear before the Greek Supreme Court (Arios Pagos).

Languages

Greek, English, French.

Member

Athens Bar Association, International Bar Association.

Education

Evangelos is an Athens Law School graduate and holds an LL.M. from Duke University (USA). Mr. Politis is the author of ‚ÄúPublic Disclosure: An obligation of companies with listed shares‚ÄĚ (2002) and has published many articles and contributions in the fields of corporate and securities law.


Greece

Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

Politis & Partners¬†has a strong banking team, which is praised for its 'knowledgeable, authentic and business-partnering approach'. Recently, it advised Eurobank Ergasias on a ‚ā¨37m financing for the acquisition and renovation of a major Athens hotel. Other recent clients include LXM Group, SPI Energy and Bosch. Managing partner¬†Evangelos Politis¬†leads the team.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

The 'engaged and knowledgeable' team at Politis & Partners is 'well-connected with reality and the legal framework', and its lawyers are considered 'authentic, quick thinkers with a business-partnering approach'. The practice handles transactional and day-to-day advice for several clients including SPI Energy, Sun Chemical, Bosch Rexroth, and Valeant Group. Evangelos Politis and Angeliki Saratsi are highly experienced corporate lawyers.

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Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

The 'engaged and knowledgeable' team at¬†Politis & Partners¬†is praised for 'staying the course' and being 'well-connected with reality and the legal framework'. The firm is guaranteed a strong flow of high-profile work due to its ongoing representation of the European Commission in its cases against Greek public and private sector entities. The firm also represented Woori Bank in a ‚ā¨35m dispute with a Greek shipping company.¬†Evangelos Politis¬†and¬†Angeliki Saratsi¬†are both well-regarded in this area.

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EU and competition

Within: EU and competition

Politis & Partners regularly represents the European Commission in cases against Greek companies and government bodies, particularly with regard to community subsidy programs. The firm also represents several private sector clients before the HCC. Evangelos Politis is a key contact.

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Employment

Within: Employment

The lawyers at Politis & Partners are 'authentic, quick thinkers' praised for their 'business-partnering approach'. Evangelos Politis and Angeliki Saratsi advise several major clients, including Sun Chemical Group, Rexroth and PharmaSwiss Hellas.

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Energy

Within: Energy

Evangelos Politis¬†leads the well-regarded team at¬†Politis & Partners,¬†which represents clients on inbound and outbound renewables investments. The firm recently advised Eurobank on the ‚ā¨20m refinancing of a wind farm portfolio controlled by the Mytilineos Group.

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Projects and privatisation

Within: Projects and privatisation

Evangelos Politis leads the respected practice at Politis & Partners, which is regularly entrusted by private and public sector clients on major privatisations and projects. The firm is praised for its 'excellent track record and experience' and 'ability to deal with various stakeholders'.

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Legal Developments by:
Politis & Partners

  • P&P Newsletter - Bankruptcy Law

    New Law 4072/2012, published in the Greek Government Gazette no. 86/11.04.2012, amended, among others, certain provisions of the pre-insolvency rehabilitation procedure of the Greek Bankruptcy Code (the "GBC"), recently introduced into the Greek legal system pursuant to the innovative provisions of Law 4013/2011 (Gov. Gazette no. 204/15.09.2011).
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