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Univ Prof Dr Aristides Chiotellis

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KLC Law Firm


Partner - President (see CV at:


Supreme Court Lawyer; admitted to Athens Bar in 1978 Professor in Private Law at the Athens University Law School - Greece (1994-to date); Lecturer in Private Law at the Athens University Law School - Greece (1988-1994); Senior Lecturer at the Institute of International European and International Economic Law of the University of Munich - Germany (1980-1985); Assistant and Akademischer Rat a.Z. (1975-1979).


Greek, german, english, french, italian.


Member of the Scientific Association of the Academic Teachers of the Institute of European and International Economic Law of the University of Munich, Member of the International Association for the Philosophy of Law and Society (German Sector), Member of the International Association for the Methodology of Law (Aix-en -Provence), Member of the German-Greek Lawyers Association (Hamburg), Co-founder of the Greek-German Lawyers Association (Athens) and of the Greek Association of Private Law Lawyers.


Dr. Jur. - University of Munich Law School (Germany); Law Degree - Athens University Law School (Greece).


Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

KLC Law Firm has a track record of advising major banks and international financial institutions. The team has been instructed by the European Investment Bank to advise on the management of several funds, including the Jessica Holding Fund Greece and the Infastructure Fund of Funds. The firm also advised the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund on the sale of its 35% stake in HELPE, which is listed on the London and Athens Stock Exchanges. Aristides Chiotellis  and Panayiotis Tzioumas jointly lead the team.

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Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Clients praise the 'creativity and commitment' at KLC Law Firm, which provides 'US-style availability and responsiveness' as well as its 'proximity and courtesy to its clients'. The team is jointly led by Alexandros Tsirigos,  Aristides Chiotellis  and the 'pragmatic and easy to work with' managing partner Panayiotis Tzioumas , who is 'an outstanding litigator who stands out both for his legal and case handling skills'. A significant highlight was representing ThyssenKrupp in an ICC arbitration against the Greek government concerning a submarine procurement program. Other clients include Adidas Hellas and Hellenic Shipyards.

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Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

The team at KLC Law Firm 'combines in-depth knowledge and business perspective' and is praised for its ability to 'truly work as one person', while taking 'efficiency to high levels'. The firm recently advised Demo Pharmaceuticals on pre-litigation strategy during the launch of new generics products. Aristides Chiotellis provides 'very helpful advice in very complex and unregulated matters'.

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