Mr Alexandros Kortesis > PotamitisVekris Law Firm > Athens, Greece > Lawyer Profile

PotamitisVekris Law Firm
9 NEOFYTOU VAMVA STREET
106 74 ATHENS
Greece

Work Department

Corporate/ Commercial, Mergers & Acquisitions,Litigation & Arbitration

Position

Partner specialising in corporate and M&A and public procurement, with a predominantly international client base. Alexandros negotiates, executes and enforces all types of commercial agreements including agency, distribution, franchise, shareholder and reorganisation. He also advises on the regulatory framework governing the highly regulated pharmaceutical and food and beverage industries, on risk management in litigation when structuring companies and commercial relationships, and on the management of tenders in public procurement.

Languages

Greek, English and German.

Memberships

Athens Bar Association (1999).

Education

University of Edinburgh, LLM in International Economic Law, International Arbitration and Commercial Law (1998); University of Thessaloniki, LLB (1996).

Lawyer Rankings

Greece > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Alexandros KortesisPotamitisVekris Law Firm

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.