Mrs Theodora Souma > POTAMITISVEKRIS > Athens, Greece > Lawyer Profile
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Mrs Theodora Souma
Civil and commercial litigation and arbitration: deals with a wide array of civil and commercial disputes, including disputes arising from SPAs, loan agreements and investments in financial instruments, real estate and lease disputes, as well as tort, matrimonial and family law disputes.
Has a particular specialization in corporate disputes, having advised and represented shareholders, commercial companies and directors in cases pertaining to the enforcement of minority shareholders’ rights, challenges of resolutions of corporate organs (BoD and GA) and director liability.
Has also represented domestic and foreign companies in several domestic and international commercial arbitrations, as well as in Greek court proceedings for the annulment, recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards.
Between the years 2015 and 2017, lectured on English Contract Law in the context of the University of London International Programmes (LLB).
Greek, English and German.
Athens Bar Association (2006)
Harvard Law School, LLM (2013)
University of Cambridge, LLM in Commercial Law (2007) (Scholarship from the Academy of Athens; Cambridge European Trusts Bursary)
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, LLM in Civil Law (2006)
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, LLB (2004) (Scholarships and Award from the State Scholarships Foundation; Award from the Stasinopoulos Administrative Law Foundation)
Lawyer Rankings(Rising stars)
POTAMITISVEKRIS has broad expertise in litigation, with particular attention paid to commercial, insolvency, financial crime, IP, employment and administrative matters. The firm has a sizeable team with an array of experience, attracting both domestic and international clients. Konstantinos Papadiamantis and Alexandros Kortesis head the practice. Further mention is given to associate Fay Karkantzou, for her assistance in representing AstraZeneca in litigation proceedings against the Greek State. Xenophon Paparrigopoulos and associates Maria Ferfeli and Theodora Souma are other notable individuals.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Banking, finance and capital markets
- Commercial, corporate and M&A
- EU and competition
- Projects and privatisation
- Real estate and construction
- Restructuring and insolvency
- White-collar crime