Firm Profile > Papapolitis & Papapolitis > Athens, Greece
Papapolitis & Papapolitis Offices
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Lawyers at Papapolitis & Papapolitis assist clients with legal structuring, due diligence, negotiation and the implementation of mergers, acquisitions, demergers, restructurings, tender offers, leveraged buyouts and privatisations. The team is closely integrated with the firm’s London office and is headed by Evi Tsilou and Nicholas Papapolitis, who regularly represents credit institutions, funds, investors, financial advisors and corporations. In a recent highlight, he acted for Invel Real Estate Partners on its €390m acquisition of a 32.7% state in NBG Pangaea from the National Bank of Greece. Senior associate Elmina Chadio assisted on the matter and is developing a reputation for in due diligence reviews.
Fortress Investment Group
Invel Real Estate Partners
London & Regional Properties
York Capital Management
Alpha Bank A.E.
Real estate and construction Tier 1
Recent work for Papapolitis & Papapolitis includes advising Lamda Development on its acquisition of shares in Hellinikon from the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund. John Papapolitis and George Gravias jointly head up the practice, which has broad sector expertise across the commercial, retail, industrial, residential, leisure, tourism and hospitality industries. Work encompasses developments, financings, construction work and transactions with the team also advising on the regulatory framework governing land use as well as issues and contractual matters arising from commercial exploitation mandates.
Papapolitis & Papapolitis’s practice is jointly headed by Nicholas Papapolitis and Nikolas Katsaros. Alpha Bank, Piraeus Bank and Eurobank are among the team’s clients, so too are a number of international entities owing to the practice's close integration with the firm's London office. Work undertaken includes corporate finance transactions, capital raising deals, debt and equity instruments, securitisations and privatisations. In addition to banks, various financial institutions, issuers, underwriters, investors and funds form the client roster. Maria Karabella's recent arrival from Moratis Passas Law Firm bolsters the team's offering in respect of corporate lending, structured and asset financing, bonds and international note issues.
Dispute resolution Tier 2
Under the leaderhsip of John Papapolitis and George Gravias, Papapolitis & Papapolitis is engaged by domestic corporates and several multinationals. The team undertakes a broad array of commercial, civil and administrative litigation including public tender, regulatory compliance, contract, product liability, employment, insolvency and bankruptcy disputes. Arbitration, mediation and adjudication proceedings are also strengths of the practice, which represents clients in the real estate, insurance, financial services, trading, retail, telecoms, energy and consumer products sectors.
Intracom Holdings S.A.
Philips Hellas S.A. & Philips Lighting Hellas S.A.
Lamda Development S.A.
Lamda Omlympia Village S.A.
Cetracore Energy GmbH & Cetracore – JetOil S.A.
Louis Dreyfus Commodities Suisse S.A. (Gevena)
Papapolitis & Papapolitis > Firm Profile
The firm: Papapolitis & Papapolitis is a leading full-service business law firm with offices in Athens and London and a unique international outlook. The firm has been built on the foundations of a long heritage intertwined with contemporary success and an aim to attract the most talented lawyers it can find, and has developed a results-orientated culture of high performance and innovation. With a deep understanding of its market and globally minded philosophy, the firm is uniquely positioned to act for foreign investors and corporations looking to invest or establish themselves in Greece. Its track record of successfully advising governments, international and local banks, financial institutions, large corporates and state-owned entities, as well some of the world’s largest and most sophisticated financial investors, spans over 120 years.
The firm has supported clients through numerous business cycles and has developed long-term relationships that last generations of attorneys and business executives. The firm has acted as a first port of call in some of Greece’s most important and challenging transactions, as well as in many major high-stakes litigations. Papapolitis & Papapolitis is committed to client satisfaction at all times and adapts to changes in the markets and regulatory landscape in a manner which ensures that its work is a reflection of the type of clients it advises and the business they do.
The firm’s lawyers advise clients on a broad range of commercial arrangements and issues across a number of industry sectors. The combination of high-level technical expertise and a commercial approach ensures that clients receive practical and viable legal advice, tailored to the needs of their business in the way that they want and can understand.
|Corporate and M&A||Evi Tsilou|
|Banking, finance and capital markets||Nikolaos Katsaros|
|Dispute resolution||George Gravias|
|Real estate||John Papapolitis|
|Projects and privatisations||John Papapolitis|
|Restructuring and insolvency||George Gravias|
|Miss Nadia Axioti||Associate||View Profile|
|Mrs Elmina Chadio||Senior Associate||View Profile|
|Ms Martha Fotinopoulou||Martha’s experience extends to over 25 years of acting as advisor to…||View Profile|
|Mr George Gravias||Partner||View Profile|
|Mr Pericles Kamarinos||Pericles has over 20 years of experience in providing end to end…||View Profile|
|Miss Vanessa Kapnoutzi||Associate||View Profile|
|Mrs Maria Karabella||Counsel||View Profile|
|Mr Nikolaos Katsaros||Nikolaos advises extensively on international and cross-border finance and capital markets transactions,…||View Profile|
|Mrs Vicky Koutsopoulou||Senior Associate||View Profile|
|Miss Antigoni Liapi||Associate||View Profile|
|Mr Sergios Manarakis||Sergios represents clients in litigation arising from public tenders, public procurement contracts…||View Profile|
|Ms Sophia Mavridou||Sophia has extensive experience in mainstream and complex commercial, contractual, securities, energy,…||View Profile|
|Dr Alkis Mirkos||Counsel||View Profile|
|Mr Panayiotis Papageorgiou||Panayiotis has extensive experience in litigation, arbitration and mediation disputes arising from…||View Profile|
|Mr Nicholas Papapolitis||Managing Partner||View Profile|
|Mr John Papapolitis||Chairman||View Profile|
|Mr Dimitris Samolis||Dimitris’ experience in the area of banking and finance extends to over…||View Profile|
|Mr Panagiotis Stamadianos||Associate||View Profile|
|Ms Evi Tsilou||Evi’s expertise lies in advising on the structuring, negotiation, documentation and implementation…||View Profile|
|Miss Konstantina Tsourouni||Associate||View Profile|