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Nicholas Papapolitis

Work 00302103615544
Papapolitis & Papapolitis

Work Department

Banking, Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate and M&A, Funds, Energy, Real Estate


Managing Partner


2010 Partner, Papapolitis & Papapolitis

2006 Skadden Arps LLP, New York


Greek, English, German


Chairman of the Investment and Finance Committee of the American Hellenic Chamber of Commerce

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London, UK, Accredited Arbitrator (MCIArb)


LLM (Merit) in Corporate and Commercial Law, Queen Mary College, Centre for Commercial Legal Studies, University of London

LLB (Hons), University College London


Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

The β€˜very impressive team’ at Papapolitis & Papapolitis provides an β€˜exceptional overall service’, and is among β€˜the most business-oriented law firms in the Greek market’. The firm advised the underwriters, Morgan Stanley and Citigroup, on the Greek law issues of Energean Oil & Gas’s Β£1bn listing on the London Stock Exchange. Practice head Nikolaos Katsaros has β€˜excellent knowledge of the law and is very capable in complex transactions’. Nicholas Papapolitis β€˜delivers a first-class service’.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

An β€˜all-round first-rate business law firm’, Papapolitis & Papapolitis β€˜provides a top-notch service similar to that of Magic Circle law firms in the UK’. The firm has a particularly strong following among private equity funds, and recently advised VΓ€rde Partners on its €330m acquisition from Lamda Development of the ownership interests of two of Greece’s largest shopping malls. Clients consider Nicholas Papapolitis β€˜a true rainmaker’ and also rate the β€˜very diligent, technical and hardworking’ Evi Tsilou.

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Within: Energy

Papapolitis & Papapolitis’s β€˜outstanding’ team is praised for its β€˜commitment and positive approach’. The firm recently advised Cetracore Energy, a subsidiary of the Rosneft Group, on its acquisition of assets from Mamidoil-Jetoil, a major Greek oil trader. Nicholas Papapolitis has a good reputation.

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Projects and privatisation

Within: Projects and privatisation

At Papapolitis & Papapolitis the service is β€˜excellent, always direct and to the point’. The firm advised Lamda Development on the €8bn takeover of the Hellinikon project from HRADF, and acted for Morgan Stanley as financial adviser to HRADF on the €237m sale of a 66% stake in the Piraeus Port Authority to Cosco. Nicholas Papapolitis is β€˜an amazing negotiator’, and the β€˜very knowledgeable’ George Gravias is noted for his β€˜great experience in privatisations’.

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