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Mr Theodore Pistiolis
Corporate & Commercial law, Corporate Employment & Labor law, Energy Law, Telecoms, Media and Technology (TMT).
Managing Partner and Head of Corporate & Commercial Law Practice, Telecoms, media and Technology (TMT). His main practice includes commercial and corporate litigation and arbitration – both national and international. He also serves as general counsel for corporations and organizations and represents them in all aspects of their corporate life across a variety of industries such as Real Estate Construction & Land Development; IT, Media; Pharmaceutical; Food and Beverage; Transport; Consumer products; Sports; Retail; and the Public Sector. Has successfully represented in court as well as in dispute resolution organisations, such as mediation and arbitration, clients across numerous industries. His expertise extends to issues such as change of control transactions, restructuring, schemes of arrangement, statutory and regulatory compliance, shareholder meeting and agreements, corporate counseling, insolvency & financial restructuting, government contracts, venture capital, private equity, shareholder litigation, project development and finance, mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures. He also offers legal advice in restructuring, stock exchange issues on public transactions, contract drafting and negotiation of private transactions, licensing agreements, technology transfer transactions, strategic partnering, customer and supplier agreements, consumer law and credit, standard terms and conditions, sponsorship, franchising, contractual liability, advertising and marketing, trading standards, sales promotion, agency and distribution, outsourcing, facilities management and all aspects of trading law; software development and licensing; reseller arrangements, systems supply and outsourcing; consumer law, product liability and trading standards. He also provides services for major clients, including identifying new developments in national and EU policy, assessing the likely impact of proposed developments, assisting in influencing the content of the proposed legislation by helping clients to present their views to decision-makers,and where necessary drafting amendments to proposed legislation.
Prior to founding the Firm, he has worked as an associate in a major law firm. He also worked as Legal counsel to the Greek Minister of Trade and Commerce. He participated as Minister’s Legal counsel in all major legislative initiatives and drafted Minister’s decisions and Bills. He has also been appointed as a Supervisor, on behalf of Ministry of Trade & Commerce of the Winding up procedure of a Major Insurance Company. He has also worked in European Commission DG XVII (Energy) specializing in issues related to Electricity and Gas Networks. Finally he worked in Minister’s of Defence Cabinet as a counsel to Communication Public Relation issues.
Athens Bar Association. International Bar Association (I.B.A.).
National University of Athens, School of Law (LL.B.); University of Athens, Mass Media & Communication Department (E.M.M.A.B.A).
The practice at Andersen Legal – Pistiolis – Triantafyllos & Associates Law Firm frequently handles multi-jurisdictional matters as part of the global Andersen Legal network and is particularly active in advising on foreign direct investments, as well as assisting Greek companies with international investments. The team is led by managing partner Theodore Pistiolis and Dimitra Gkanatsiou; Pistiolis has particular expertise in advising multinationals and clients in the Greek tech start-up sector and has been appointed a member of the leadership committee for Andersen Global, and Gkanatsiou is well known for her work in M&A, corporate governance compliance and reorganisations.
Andersen Legal – Pistiolis – Triantafyllos & Associates Law Firm has an ‘excellent‘ team with expertise covering both contentious and non-contentious employment matters. The firm is well known for handling high-profile employment litigation, as well as advising on changes to the regulatory framework that have arisen as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. As a member of the Andersen Global network, it is well placed to advise both domestic and multinational clients, including Allianz Hellas Insurance Company, Euler Hermes (now Allianz Trade) and Energean. Anastasios Triantafyllos has long-standing experience across the full spectrum of employment law, advising on severance pay, discrimination issues, collective agreements, trade secrets and workplace privacy matters, as well as complex overtime arrangements. He co-heads the practice with Theodore Pistiolis, who is well regarded for his success in employment litigation. Paraskevas Zourntos is another name to note for litigation.
Andersen Legal – Pistiolis – Triantafyllos & Associates Law Firm is renowned for its expertise in GDPR-related matters, advising on the development of compliance programmes for Greek and international clients. In addition, the team has expanded its offering to clients in the gaming, betting and lotteries sectors, assisting with the development of casino projects, licensing and regulatory issues, and representation before the Hellenic Gaming Commission. A member of the worldwide Andersen Legal network, the firm is experienced in multi-jurisdictional TMT matters. Themistoklis Giannakopoulos leads the team, with a focus on regulatory and competition-related work, particularly concerning data privacy. Other notable contacts include managing partner Theodore Pistiolis and associates Kleio Kondi and Nicholas Zelios.