Mr Konstantinos P Papadiamantis > PotamitisVekris Law Firm > Athens, Greece > Lawyer Profile

PotamitisVekris Law Firm
9 NEOFYTOU VAMVA STREET
106 74 ATHENS
Greece

Position

Konstantinos is specialised in the area of Dispute Resolution. He has represented clients in a wide variety of commercial and civil disputes, including those arising from breach of regulations governing a range of industries, including banking, pharmaceutical, medicinal products and transport. Konstantinos has a particular expertise in disputes relating to corporate governance, minority shareholder rights and infringement of shareholder agreements as well as litigation resulting from internal restructurings, liquidations and insolvency.  Konstantinos has advised and represented clients in indemnity cases based on contractual or tort basis and has assisted clients in negotiating settlements. He has extensive experience in credit recovery and has acted in a number of arbitrations, mainly resulting from breach of commercial transactions. He has represented clients before the Greek Supreme Court in civil and criminal matters. Konstantinos also has a significant experience in advising on white collar crime and AML issues and assisting compliance officers in their duties; he has been in particular acting on behalf of companies and individuals in the field of breach of banking and stock exchange regulations as well as fraud cases. Recently Konstantinos and his team acted as legal advisors in forensic procedures undertaken in Greece. Konstantinos served as an independent non-executive director of Emporiki Bank – Credit Agricole Group from September 2008 to January 2013. During his term he served in the Audit Committee and the Risk Management Supervisory Body, whilst presiding over the Disciplinary Council of the Bank

Languages

Greek, English, French and German.

Memberships

Athens Bar Association (1986), Paris Bar Association (1994).

Education

Université de Paris-X (Nanterre), PhD (1990); Université de Paris-2, DEA in EEC Law (1988); Université de Paris-2 Institut de Droit Comparé, Diploma in Comparative Law (1987); Université de Paris-2, DEA Philosophy of Law (1985); University of Athens, LLB (1983).

Lawyer Rankings

Greece > Dispute resolution

(Leading individuals)

Konstantinos PapadiamantisPotamitisVekris Law Firm

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‘.

Greece > White-collar crime

(Leading individuals)

Konstantinos PapadiamantisPotamitisVekris Law Firm

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.