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PotamitisVekris Law Firm
9 NEOFYTOU VAMVA STREET
106 74 ATHENS
Greece

Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 1

The ‘very knowledgeable’ team at PotamitisVekris Law Firm has a diverse client base including Greek and international commercial and investment banking institutions and private equity and hedge funds. Department head George Bersis, famed for his ‘innovative solutions’, is a specialist in IPOs, share capital increases, syndicated loans and derivatives transactions. Stathis Potamitis stands out for his advice on the legal framework for Greece’s NPL market as well as its banking recapitalisation programme. At associate level, Anthea Terlegas is noted for project finance transactions and debt restructuring, while Eleni Karaboiki 'contributes innovative ideas'. Further strengths for the overall team include banking M&A, loan restructuring, tender offers, security listings and fund management.

Practice head(s):

George Bersis

Other key lawyers:

George Bersis; Anthea Terlegas; Euripides Ioannou; Vassilis Stergiou; Eleni Karaboiki

Testimonials

‘Great coordination between the members of the team. Hands-on attitude. Always available. Timely responses to any request. Deep knowledge of the banking sector.’

‘Their understanding of the business aspects of the project along with their experience in corporate law gave us solutions in a rather tricky situation. They were our partners during a difficult and demanding time.’

‘George Bersis is always there, with an innovative solution at hand, always understanding not only the legal but the business aspects of the problem. His ideas have defined the positive outcome of the project his team handled during a very crucial period for us.’

‘Eleni Karaboiki fully supported us by always being available to us, by implementing on time all the steps along the way and by contributing innovative ideas and her knowledge even on last-minute requests.’

‘Anthea Terlegas is a very good lawyer.’

‘Very knowledgeable in areas of insolvency and liquidation, leading to relevant advice. Excellent partner engagement ensuring appropriate resource allocation and attention exactly where needed. Very good response times, even with urgent last-minute requests.’

‘Stathis Potamitis is a very knowledgeable and experienced lawyer, whose consultation is often sought in matters of drafting new laws. He exhibits a valuable balance of conservatism and commerciality, providing clients with best of both worlds.’

‘Euripides Ioannou stands out for his attention to detail, his overall grasp of the client’s commercial needs, and his practically minded advice.’

Key clients

Alpha Bank

Piraeus Bank

National Bank of Greece

Fairfax Financial Holdings

Paulson & Co

Bank of Cyprus

PQH

Euroxx

Eurobank

AMC Oak SARL / Praxia Bank

FORD CREDIT COMPANY

CITIBANK

HFSF

Grupo Dolphin

Agricultural Bank of Greece, Special Liquidator

Deca Investments Alternative Investment Fund

Pasal Development S.A.

Aegean Airlines S.A.

Newsphone Hellas S.A.

Cubico Sustainable Investments Limited

Hellenic Development Bank

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 1

The ‘excellent’ team at PotamitisVekris Law Firm is led by Stathis Potamitis and also includes George Bersis, a specialist in M&A, spin-offs and tender offers, and Vassilis Stergiou, whose expertise lies in restructuring matters. The group is particularly active in advising on high-profile investments into Greece and regularly acts as local counsel on multi-jurisdictional transactions. The domestic M&A market is also a focus for the practice. Key sectors of strength include energy, banking, telecoms, hotels and leisure, food and beverages, pharmaceuticals and aquaculture. Alexandros Kortesis, who is well regarded for his capability in corporate transactions and distribution and franchising matters, is also a standout partner.

Practice head(s):

Stathis Potamitis; George Bersis; Vassilis Stergiou

Other key lawyers:

Euripides Ioannou; Alexandros Kortesis

Testimonials

‘Euripides Ioannou and the team are excellent corporate lawyers with a deep understanding of the energy industry and the relevant legal and regulatory framework in Greece. We were very pleased with their expertise, their responsiveness and the overall quality of their service.’

‘A very strong team, with complementary skills in legal conceptualisation, drafting and negotiation.’

‘They are experienced, honest and responsive. They always outline areas of legal risk in a focused way, allowing for an evaluation from a business perspective.’

‘Stathis Potamitis is commercially aware and provides creative thinking. He has a transactional background and is an expert in the legislative framework surrounding liquidations. Alexandros Kortesis has an eye for detail and accuracy, with notable problem-solving skills. He is a commercial lawyer who puts an emphasis on legal risk assessment.’

‘What makes this team unique is the personalised service provided. They have the ability to understand the client’s needs and to respond accurately and effectively. Compared to other firms we would like to emphasise the timely response to our needs, which gave us a strategic competitive advantage.’

‘They provide top advisory services related to a wide spectrum of commercial and financial activities, acquisitions, compliance with the securities exchange and corporate legislation. They are very good at the selection and training of younger associates.’

‘Good people, prompt service, and in-depth analysis of all matters. Very knowledgeable in areas of insolvency and liquidation, leading to relevant advice. Excellent partner engagement, ensuring the appropriate resource allocation and attention exactly where needed. Very good response times, even with urgent last-minute requests.’

‘Stathis Potamitis is a very knowledgeable and experienced lawyer, whose consultation is often sought in matters of drafting new laws. Both he and Alexandros Kortesis exhibit a valuable balance of conservatism and commerciality, providing their clients with the best of both worlds.’

Key clients

Damma Holding

DIORASIS

DIORAMA

Alpha Bank

AstraZeneca S.A

WIND Hellas

Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund

Folli Follie

Fairfax Financial Holdings

Thrace Plastics

CSL Behring MEPE

Medtronic Hellas S.A.

Procter and Gamble

Angelini

ALCON Laboratories

Sarantis

PQH S.A.

Sony

Oaktree Capital Management

Motor Oil Hellas

China Energy Group

Ferrovial S.A.

Blackstone/HIP

IASO S.A.

WELLA HELLAS MEPE

FAIS GROUP

Employment Tier 1

Clients hail PotamitisVekris Law Firm for its ‘client-centric way of working' and 'high level of expertise’. Department head Alexios Papastavrou primarily focuses his practice on the representation of employers, handling an array of matters such as trade union relations, collective bargaining agreements, redundancies, industrial actions and business closures; he is also particularly experienced in respect of social security law and the employment-related considerations of M&A and privatisations. The team posseses notable strength at the junior end, with senior associate Despoina Charakopoulou focusing on mass dismissals and the liquidation of pension plans and associate Nikolas Sigkridis specialising in employment contract termination, strike actions, collective labour law and flexible forms of employment. The contentious caseload includes pension litigation, claims of unfair dismissal and fatal labour incidents.

Practice head(s):

Alexios Papastavrou

Other key lawyers:

Konstantinos Papadiamantis; Despoina Charakopoulou; Nikolas Sigkridis; Anastasia Platipodi

Testimonials

‘Nikos Sigkridis is always accurate in his explanations and willing to help.’

‘The team is hardworking, with a commitment to quality, progressive attitude and spirit, and sense of accountability.’

‘They are experienced and have an ability to communicate and in-depth knowledge of the law and market.’

‘They demonstrate a very good understanding of our needs and a client-centric way of working, with a high level of expertise and professionalism and an international mindset.’

‘The individuals we work with have broad experience and advise us on different aspects of employment law. They are very effective in understanding our needs and providing solutions, and very responsive, demonstrating a high level of integrity and professionalism, especially Alexios Papastavrou and Anastasia Platipodi.’

‘Quality, innovation, commitment, enthusiasm and eagerness to provide the best possible level of service to its clients. Strategic approach and solution oriented. Deep knowledge of our sector and issues.’

‘Alexios Papastavrou has provided a great support in very difficult and complex matters. We feel that in labour matters he cannot be replaced. Another lawyer to mention is Nikolas Sigkridis, who has proven to be an excellent associate.’

Key clients

New Greek PostBank (now Eurobank)

American Express Bank

Philip Morris

AstraZeneca

Procter & Gamble

HSBC

Citibank

Xerox

Johnson and Johnson

Angelini Pharma

The Royal Bank of Scotland (now NatWest Markets Plc)

Janssen-Cilag

Notos Com Holdings

Trainose SA

Ergose SA

Schneider Electric

Bolton Hellas SA

McDonald’s

Lidl Hellas SA

Alfa Vita Vasilopoulos SA (Delhaize Group)

Attica SA

Newrest SA

AGET IRAKLIS (Lafarge Group)

METLIFE

Eurobank Ergasias SA

The Nielsen Company

PriceWaterhouseCoopers

VolksWagen Bank GmbH

Holmes Place Med B.V.

Aegean Baltic Bank

YARA Hellas SA

Alcon Laboratories Hellas SA

HDI Global SE HELLAS

Vouchers Services SA (EDENRED)

Aegean Airlines

OTE

The American College of Greece (ACG)

ATHENIAN CALLIRHOE

EU and competition Tier 1

A ‘first-rate firm for competition matters at the national and EU level’, PotamitisVekris Law Firm is looked to for cartel, antitrust, merger control and state aid matters, representing both domestic and multinational companies before all relevant Greek and European authorities. Dimitris Loukas, hailed as ‘a tremendous practitioner of competition law’, brings a distinguished level of expertise owing to his former role as the vice-president and commissioner-rapporteur of the HCC; he heads the department, which also includes merger control, cartel and abuse of dominance specialist Vassilis Stergiou. The team has recently noted an uptick in private damages actions and is home to a substantial antirust compliance practice which advises on business regulations of the internal market and public procurement.

Practice head(s):

Dimitris Loukas; Vassilis Stergiou

Other key lawyers:

Xenophon Paparrigopoulos

Testimonials

‘Dimitris Loukas is recommended.’

‘The team has diverse experience, is quick to respond to challenges, provides innovative solutions and takes ownership of the work.’

‘They can be fairly considered as a first-rate firm for competition matters at the national and EU level. This is based on the presence of Dimitris Loukas, who is the former vice-president of the Hellenic Competition Committee, and a tremendous practitioner of competition law who has also built an excellent team around him.’

Its practitioners are hands-on and involved in all our sectoral deals, not only in competition matters (where their proficiency is profound), but also in supporting areas.’

Dimitris Loukas is acknowledged as a leading practitioner in Greece for competition law and he also has a strong reputation at EU level. His track record is impressive and his experience is unique in that he is one of the very few legal practitioners who have served on both sides of the river, in private practice and for the competition authority. He has been involved in many cases that have created legal precedents and set the benchmark for other competition matters.’

Key clients

BLACKSTONE Group Inc.

FARALLON Capital Investments

Vernicos Tugs

CHINA ENERGY

Nikas

PROCTER & GAMBLE

ASTRAZENECA

PIRAEUS Bank

Notos Com Holdings

WIND Hellas

Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF)

AEGEAN Airlines

Confederation of Greek Industrialists (Greek UNICE)

FAIRFAX

MOTOR OIL

FCC Construccion SA

COCA COLA Hellenic Bottling Company

Elefsis Shipyards

MASOUTIS

KLEEMANN Hellas SA

ENI S.p.A.

Oaktree Capital

Gregory’s

Grivalia Properties REIC

DIORASIS International

Projects and privatisation Tier 1

PotamitisVekris Law Firm delivers ‘in-depth experience’ of energy-related projects and is also knowledgeable about infrastructure and construction schemes such as motorway, airport and marina concessions. Department head Euripides Ioannou is hailed for his expertise in complex matters, including PPPs, upstream oil and gas, and real estate development projects; his team is adept in supporting sponsors and lenders alike, with a client roster that encompasses major banks, the Hellenic Republic, oil majors and even flagship Chinese SoEs. George Bersis is acclaimed in the project financing space while associate Anthea Terlegas is an up-and-coming name, particularly in relation to PPP and energy projects.

Practice head(s):

Euripides Ioannou

Other key lawyers:

George Bersis; Anthea Terlegas

Testimonials

‘Deep knowledge of the sector. Committed and hands-on. Excellent understanding of the business approach and needs of the client.’

‘Hard work and 24/7 availability.’

‘They have good precedents and lawyers (especially Euripides Ioannou) who have in-depth experience of the issues and industry practices of the energy sector. They have experience in acting for both the private and the public sector, therefore they understand the concerns of all sides.’

‘Euripides Ioannou is a capable and well-grounded individual, who is resilient and able to assist in difficult matters.’

Key clients

Lamda Development

National Bank of Greece

Alpha Bank

Piraeus Bank

Grivalia Properties

Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund

EuroAsia Interconnector Ltd

Real estate and construction Tier 1

Under the leadership of the vastly experienced George Bersis, PotamitisVekris Law Firm caters to a varied client roster of developers, lenders, private equity funds, hoteliers and high-net-worth individuals. The team is also routinely instructed by investors, both domestic and international, including a number of REITs. Its workload is equally as broad, encompassing construction and development agreements, direct and indirect asset purchases, and real estate-related M&A, in addition to a range of financing work, including loan workouts, restructurings and senior, mezzanine and preferred equity matters. Theologos Mintzas excels in relation to privatisation, environmental and town planning mandates while fellow associate Amalia Balla is particularly well regarded on the transaction front.

Practice head(s):

George Bersis

Other key lawyers:

Euripides Ioannou; Amalia Balla; Theologos Mintzas

Key clients

Alpha Bank

Lamda Development SA

National Bank of Greece SA

Bank of Cyprus

The Blackstone Group / HIP

Dromeus Capital Management

Grivalia Management (former Grivalia Properties REIC)

Fairfax Financial Holdings

Grupo Dolphin (Argentina)

Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund

LBRI (Ikos & Sani Hotels)

Kildare Partners

Mitsis Group

Oaktree Capital Management

Piraeus Bank

PQH

Troulis Hotel SA

Restructuring and insolvency Tier 1

One of the most dynamic firms in the Greek market’, PotamitisVekris Law Firm is acclaimed for its ‘very deep expertise in restructuring and insolvency’. Managing partner Stathis Potamitis is highlighted by his clients as 'an expert in the legislative framework surrounding liquidations’; he is particularly acclaimed for his work on corporate restructurings, bank resolutions and recapitalisations, refinancing plans and the liquidation of investment service firms. The team also delivers expertise in the negotiation of banking loans, refinancings, employment-related matters, insolvency, NPL transfers and related disputes.

Practice head(s):

Stathis Potamitis

Other key lawyers:

George Bersis

Testimonials

‘One of the most dynamic firms in the Greek market. Very deep expertise in restructuring and insolvency.’

‘Stathis Potamitis combines theoretical knowledge and extensive experience. Apart from his universally acknowledged expertise, one very strong point is his very high EQ. Together with his authority, this really facilitates the complex and lengthy negotiations needed for a restructuring.’

‘I believe it is the best firm in Greece for restructuring and insolvency.’

‘Stathis Potamitis’ best qualities are his extensive knowledge of Greek, European and international law, ability to accommodate the complex needs of various stakeholders, kind behaviour and ethical character.’

‘They are experienced, honest and responsive. They always outline areas of legal risk in a focused way, allowing for evaluation from a business perspective.’

‘Stathis Potamitis is commercially aware and provides creative thinking. He has a transactional background and is an expert in the legislative framework surrounding liquidations.’

Key clients

Hellenic Ministry of Finance

Folli Follie

Agricultural Bank of Greece Liquidator

PWC

ASTY SA

Hellenic Post Bank Liquidator

Alpha Bank

Bank of Cyprus

Piraeus Bank

EBRD

DIAS Aquaculture

SkyGreece

Tax Tier 1

PotamitisVekris Law Firm is able to provide ‘holistic solutions to client problems’, working closely with the firm's other departments. The practice is headed by Aspasia Malliou, whose extensive experience encompasses transactions, indirect taxation, and income, inheritance and capital gains tax matters. Her team is extremely well versed in tax audits, including related challenges before the Greek courts, and is equipped to support on both private wealth and business taxation affairs. Among its key areas of focus are energy, banking and credit institutions, shipping, family structuring and real estate investment. Associate Maria Kilatou is a name to note for international tax planning, corporate restructuring, accounting disallowance, VAT, stamp duty and custom duties.

Practice head(s):

Aspasia Malliou

Other key lawyers:

Maria Kilatou

Testimonials

‘Our valuable external tax partner Aspasia Malliou and her team have always provided the services needed on time, with accuracy and to the point.’

‘The tax practice is very well integrated with other service lines within the firm so as to provide holistic solutions to client problems. Very thorough and practical approach to their work.’

‘Aspasia Malliou has a very thorough knowledge of her subject matter and a strong focus on finding practical solutions to complex problems.’

‘A very knowledgeable team.’

‘Always to the point and providing solutions.’

Key clients

HIP Hotel Investment Partners

Azerbaijan Gas Supply Company (AGSC)

Grivalia REIC

Viktor Asser

Matsas & Son Co Ltd.

Astrazeneca S.A.

Gerolymatos  Group

Citibank International Plc

Mionis Sabby family

Metaxas family

Papastavrou family

Bank of Cyprus

Hellenic Petroleum

Forbisson Limited (Gavriel Panagiotidis)

John Olympios

Elinoil S.A.

Interamerican – Life Insurance SA

Covid 19 Newsletter

Tax Law Bulletin “Deltio Forologikis Nomothesias”

Diamantis Diamantidis Group of Companies

Papadogonas

Nikolakopoulos

White-collar crime Tier 1

At PotamitisVekris Law Firm, the white-collar crime team focuses on breach of trust, tax, fraud, anti-money laundering and breach of privacy cases. Its lawyers also specialise in the criminal law aspects of regulated activities such as capital markets and competition matters. Department head Konstantinos Papadiamantis has a strong track record of acting for both executives and banks in fraud and breach of trust claims.

Practice head(s):

Konstantinos Papadiamantis

Other key lawyers:

Dimitra Dai

Key clients

Andreas Georgiou

Citibank International Plc

Charalambos Siganos (ex Vice President of Hellenic Post Bank)

NEWREST SA

Macedonian Thrace Brewery SA

Diorama fund

GR Sarantis SA

AstraZeneca

PQH

Dispute resolution Tier 2

PotamitisVekris Law Firm fields a ‘very strong litigation teamXenophon Paparrigopoulos is a leading name for trade mark protection, unfair competition, parallel import and other IP disputes, with a proven track record before the Hellenic Competition Commission (HCC) and Greece’s Supreme Courts. Department head Konstantinos Papadiamantis handles breach of regulation proceedings in a number of industries, including banking, pharmaceuticals, transport and medicinal products. Maria Ferfeli is an up-and-coming name for banking, civil and commercial disputes, while fellow associate Theodora Souma is a 'go-to lawyer in complex situations'.

Practice head(s):

Konstantinos Papadiamantis

Other key lawyers:

Maria Ferfeli; Xenophon Paparrigopoulos; Alexandros Kortesis; Theodora Souma

Testimonials

‘They have a very strong litigation team who are well aware of how the system works in Greece.’

‘Konstantinos Papadiamantis and Maria Ferfeli stand out for their depth of knowledge and their commercial awareness.’

‘An excellent team, presenting in-depth analysis and providing smart solutions.’

‘Accurate, prompt, and easy to access. I would single out Alexandros Kortesis.’

‘The dispute resolution team works with great diligence and efficiency, with very good knowledge of the matters involved.’

‘Konstantinos Papadiamantis has very extensive technical knowledge and expertise in handling difficult cases. Furthermore, he has been recognised for his excellent communication skills and ability to find solutions in complex situations.’

Alexandros Kortesis has an eye for detail and accuracy and problem-solving skills. A resilient and commercial lawyer who puts an emphasis on legal risk assessment.’

‘Konstantinos Papadiamantis and Theodora Souma are extremely client-oriented and responsive. They are go-to lawyers in complex situations.’

Key clients

PIRAEUS BANK

ALPHA BANK

Intrum Hellas SA

Petros Frangogiannis

Deca Investments

MOTOR OIL HELLAS SA

PAK GROUP B.V.

ISS FACILITY SERVICES SA

BANK OF CYPRUS LTD

EUROBULK LTD (member of the Euroseas corporate group)

EUROBANK SA

YULCHON LLC

AGET HERACLES

KLC

Angelini

NOTOS COM HOLDING

PQH S.A.

PROCTER & GAMBLE

Medtronic

Gregory’s Micromeals S.A.

Mediprime S.A.

CSL BEHRING HELLAS

AstraZeneca S.A.

NEA ODOS

PRAKTIKER HELLAS SA

IASO

FAIS GROUP

IREON INVESTMENTS LTD, belongs to the Motor Oil Group of companies

SFS AEDADP

Energy Tier 2

The ‘focused and proactive’ energy department at PotamitisVekris Law Firm is headed by Euripides Ioannou, who is skilled in electricity, renewables and oil and gas-related regulation in addition to the acquisition and financing of energy assets and projects. His team is also highly regarded for PPP, upstream oil and gas matters, and transfer infrastructure concessions. Ioannou works closely with associate Dimitra Rachouti, who regularly advises on the structuring, development and acquisition of energy projects, primarily focusing on the renewables space. The team also specialises in environmental law, due diligence, and the transmission and distribution of electricity and natural gas.

Practice head(s):

Euripides Ioannou

Other key lawyers:

Dimitra Rachouti; Anthea Terlegas

Testimonials

‘They are very focused and proactive.’

Key clients

Piraeus Bank

Euroasia Interconnector Ltd

China Energy

Alpha Bank

Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund

National Bank of Greece

Motor Oil Hellas S.A.

Cubico Sustainable Investments Limited

Intellectual property Tier 2

The IP practice at PotamitisVekris Law Firm delivers a ‘very high level of expertise at international standards’. It supports domestic and international clients alike in the full array of relevant matters, including unfair competition, franchising, selective distribution, cybersquatting and misleading advertising matters, in addition to transactional and dispute mandates. Practice head Xenophon Paparrigopoulos, who 'approaches the issues from an academic as well as a commercial perspective’, is able to call upon extensive experience representing clients before the highest Greek and EU courts. He works closely with associate Eirini Zaglanika, whose specialist areas include software piracy, trade mark disputes and digital marketing campaigns.

Practice head(s):

Xenophon Paparrigopoulos

Other key lawyers:

Eirini Zaglanika

Testimonials

‘What makes this practice unique is the very high level of expertise at international standards. The key strengths of its lawyers are their knowledge, the high quality of their advice and their fast understanding of business perspectives and client needs, which enables them to provide legal advice and services at the highest level.’

‘The team has diverse experiences, is quick to respond to challenges, provides innovative solutions and takes ownership of the work.’

‘Always willing, supportive and speak their minds, even if these views are unpleasant for the client!’

‘Very knowledgeable and experienced but in this case in both European and local Greek law.’

‘Transparency, honesty and a sense of urgency. Simply put, they provide an aura of integrity.’

Xenophon Paparrigopoulos and Eirini Zaglanika work so well together that they provide a synergistic effect.’

‘The team has hands-on experience and in-depth knowledge of the subject matter.’

 Eirini Zaglanika is always available for her clients, with prompt responses and solutions to any matter within her field of expertise. Xenophon Paparrigopoulos is a cool, calm and collected professor, always approaching the issues from an academic as well as a commercial perspective.’

Key clients

Coca-Cola Hellenic SAIC

Coca-Cola HBC Services MEPE

TSAKIRIS AVEE

Procter & Gamble Hellas

The Procter & Gamble Company

Notos Com Holdings SA

Praktiker Hellas SA

DIORASIS INTERNATIONAL

Watt & Volt

RUTGERS, THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW JERSEY

PQH

Olympia Xenia

IKOS HOTELS MANAGEMENT SA

Euro Corpex Ltd

Alpha Ventures Capital Management

Nea Odos SA

Kentriki Odos SA

Amalia Hotels

Melissa Kikizas AEVE

DIORAMA INVESTMENT SICAR SA

RT SAFE

Philippos Nakas Conservatory

TMT Tier 2

Lawyers at PotamitisVekris Law Firm demonstrate ‘very good knowledge of data privacy legislation. The team has significantly expanded its dedicated data protection and privacy practice group in recent years, primarily acting for clients in the banking, technology, telecoms, educational, healthcare and pharmaceuticals space. In addition, the group is active in the IT, social media, technology, celebrity and event management fields, supporting on transactional, dispute, unfair competition and administrative and advertising affairs. Xenophon Paparrigopoulos is the team’s go-to option for IP, data protection, regulatory, EU and competition mandates; he jointly fronts the practice with managing partner Stathis Potamitis.

Practice head(s):

Xenophon Paparrigopoulos; Stathis Potamitis

Testimonials

‘They always comply with the deadlines, and demonstrate very good knowledge of data privacy legislation.’

‘All partners demonstrate a high level of collaboration capabilities.’

Key clients

Coca-Cola HBC Services

Coca-Cola Hellenic SAIC

Procter & Gamble Hellas

Wind Hellas

AstraZeneca SA

Antenna TV

Bank of Cyprus

ANSYS Inc.

Watt & Volt

RUTGERS, THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW JERSEY

PQH

NIKAS SA

Philippos Nakas Conservatory

Gerolymatos International

Premier Capital Hellas SA

Chipita SA

Melissa Kikizas AEVE

RT SAFE

Angelini SA

Alpha Bank

Alpha Ventures Capital Management

Hotel Investment Partners

OAKTREE Capital Management LP

Follie Follie Group

PotamitisVekris is one of the largest, full-service law firms in Greece with a significant market presence and is recognised for its commercial expertise across South East Europe.

The members of our firm share a commitment to the highest professional and ethical standards. Our success is predicated on problem solving, a culture of collaboration and an international and business mindset.

We strive for expertise, in-depth business understanding and solutions even for the most complex problems. We understand and serve the need of our international clients to fully grasp the particularities of the Greek legal and business environment.

Department Name Email Telephone
Banking, finance and capital markets George Bersis george.bersis@potamitisvekris.com
Corporate, mergers and acquisitions Stathis Potamitis stathis.potamitis@potamitisvekris.com
Corporate, mergers and acquisitions Vassilis Stergiou vassilis.stergiou@potamitisvekris.com
Commercial Alexandros A Kortesis alexandros.kortesis@potamitisvekris.com
Insolvency and restructuring Stathis Potamitis stathis.potamitis@potamitisvekris.com
Civil/criminal litigation and arbitration Konstantinos P Papadiamantis konstantinos.papadiamantis@potamitisvekris.com
Labour Alexios Papastavrou alexios.papastavrou@potamitisvekris.com
Energy Euripides Ioannou euripides.ioannou@potamitisvekris.com
EU, competition and antitrust Dimitris Loukas dimitris.loukas@potamitisvekris.com
Intellectual property Xenophon Paparrigopoulos xenophon.paparrigopoulos@potamitisvekris.com
Project finance Euripides Ioannou euripides.ioannou@potamitisvekris.com
Real estate George Bersis george.bersis@potamitisvekris.com
Tax Aspasia Malliou aspasia.malliou@potamitisvekris.com
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Ms Evgenia Thomopoulou  photo Ms Evgenia Thomopoulou
Mr Vasilis Tsintavis  photo Mr Vasilis Tsintavis Vasilis practices in Corporate and Commercial law with focus on structured finance…
Ms Semina Zavitsanou  photo Ms Semina Zavitsanou Semina advises clients on all aspects of employment and social security law,…
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