Firm Profile > Tsibanoulis & Partners > Athens, Greece

Tsibanoulis & Partners
18 OMIROU STREET
106 72 ATHENS
Greece

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

Lawyers at Tsibanoulis & Partners are acclaimed for their ‘highly developed business sense’ and ability to ‘highlight the essential points’. They excel in cross-border transactions and M&A, privatisations, regulatory matters, strategic partnerships, restructurings, spin-offs and debt finance, with further expertise in shareholder agreements, corporate governance and due diligence. Practice head Dimitris Tsibanoulis is well versed in domestic and international joint ventures, directors’ rights and corporate responsibility. His team has noteworthy strength in depth at the junior end, with senior associate Sofia Kizantidi and associate Efi Palaiologou playing active roles in mandates.

Practice head(s):

Dimitris Tsibanoulis

Other key lawyers:

Efi Palaiologou; Sofia Kizantidi; Marianna Katrakazi; Anna Apostolaki; Marina Perraki; Aristeidis Goulandris; Emmanouil Komis

Testimonials

‘Overall, I am very satisfied with the services provided by Tsibanoulis & Partners. They are excellent jurists who master the legal problems and know how to highlight the essential points on which it is necessary to pay particular attention. They also have a practical approach and a highly developed business sense which allows them to find practical solutions to the problems encountered.’

‘Anna Apostolaki is an excellent lawyer who speaks fluent English and French. Anna understood very well the issues related to our case. She is very available and responsive. She defends the interests of our group very well by seeking the right balance between the protection of our rights and the compromises that need to be made to reach an agreement.’

‘They are always very responsive, give good advice and are good value for money. ’

‘Marianna Katrakazi is our main contact and is very able.’

Key clients

Hellenic Corporation of Assets and Participations (HCAP)

Sichuan Communications Investment Group Co. Ltd.

WISE Management S.A.

NG Travels SAS

Dias Payment Systems S.A

Aegean Baltic Bank

Chania Cooperative Bank

IVF Athens Centre

Zulu Trade Group

Intellectual property Tier 2

The 'excellent IP department' at Tsibanoulis & Partners demonstrates proficiency in trade mark, trade name, domain name, patent, design and copyright mandates. In addition to domestic instructions, the team also has the capacity to handle matters extending to Europe and beyond. Department head Marina Perraki, described as ‘the top IP attorney in Greece’ by one client, is primarily focused on contentious and advisory trade mark affairs, having previously been engaged by the government to consult on new laws. Her team is particularly active in the food and beverage, apparel, cosmetics, financial, renewable energy, and oil and gas industries.

Practice head(s):

Marina Perraki

Other key lawyers:

Marianna Katrakazi

Testimonials

‘An excellent IP department in a highly regarded general practice firm.’

‘Marina Perraki at Tsibanoulis & Partners is our only and highly valued counsel for trade mark and unfair competition matters in Greece.’

‘We consider Marina Perraki as the top IP attorney in Greece. She is our most reactive foreign attorney. Clients profit from her outstanding legal knowledge and understanding, and especially appreciate her perceptive and vigilant advice, her excellent reliability, her grasp of economic issues, and also her reasonable prices.’

Key clients

STARBUCKS COFFEE COMPANY

PHILLIPS 66 COMPANY

IMPERIAL TOBACCO

AIRBNB

ALTICOR, INC.

CONSOLIDATED ARTISTS B.V. and DIKNAH S.L

AVIA INTERNATIONAL

H YOUNG HOLDINGS PLC

EUROPE WATCH GROUP BV

LOGOCOS NATURKOSMETIK AG

GRUPO MASSIMO DUTTI S.A.

MALIBU HEALTH PRODUCTS Ltd

KENTIK TECHNOLOGIES Inc

SNAP INC

KAYAK S.A.

TIME OUT FOR ENGLISH

Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 3

Tsibanoulis & Partners has the distinction of having supported the Greek, Cypriot and Albanian governments in drafting new financial securities laws and capital markets regulatory structures, and routinely advises on national and European bank recovery and sovereign debt restructuring and management projects. Clients include credit institutions, investment firms and listed companies. Managing partner Dimitris Tsibanoulis leads the practice; both he and senior associate Sofia Kizantidi are noted as ‘exceptional professionals with deep market knowledge’.

Practice head(s):

Dimitris Tsibanoulis

Other key lawyers:

Emmanouil Komis; Anna Apostolaki; Aristeidis Goulandris; Sofia Kizantidi

Testimonials

‘The people I have worked with are really experienced and involved in the topic, and they also try to understand the business logic behind any case and propose a working solution.’

‘Dimitris Tsibanoulis is always deeply involved in the case, responds promptly, describes all the existing risks, focusing on those that are the most probable, and proposes practical solutions.’

‘They are very efficient in interpreting complex financial issues and providing viable legal advice. Very deep knowledge of the legal framework that governs investment management and financial transactions.’

‘Dimitris Tsibanoulis and Sofia Kizantidi are both exceptional professionals with deep market knowledge and can assist in providing the appropriate legal advice, both pre-emptively and on specific issues.’

Key clients

BNP Paribas Securities Services S.A.

ProCredit Bank Bulgaria (Thessaloniki Branch)

ICAP

Sparkassenstiftung für internationale Kooperation e.V. (Savings Banks Foundation for International Cooperation (SBFIC)

COFACE S.A.

Dias Payment Systems S.A.

Alpha Bank

AXIA VENTURES GROUP Ltd

EDEKT Asset Management S.A.

EPIC Investment Corporation

KAPPA Securities Ltd.

Pegasus Securities S.A.

Occupational Fund for the Employees of Insurance Undertakings

Mutual Service Fund of the Personnel of Ioniki – Laiki Bank and other Banks

Triple A Experts S.A.

Vie Finance Investment Corporation

Dispute resolution Tier 3

At Tsibanoulis & Partners, capital markets, banking and finance, IP, corporate, unfair competition, real estate and personal injury litigation are all integral to the workload. Practice head Dimitris Tsibanoulis is particularly focused on the representation of banking and finance businesses, leveraging his expertise in transnational regulatory frameworks, securities disputes, enforcement matters and internal corporate investigations. His team, which is a member of Meritas, a global network of law firms, also places an emphasis on cross-border disputes and arbitrations.

Practice head(s):

Dimitris Tsibanoulis

Other key lawyers:

Marina Perraki; Anna Apostolaki; Emmanouil Komis; Aristeidis Goulandris

Key clients

Malibu Health Products Ltd

Mark Durliat

Pegasus Securities S.A.

Domaine Paterianakis

Pressbox Editions SA/Bet media Editions SA

NARDI SpA

ISAPS

Bayer Hellas SA

Tsibanoulis & Partners is a leading Greek law firm with an exceptional reputation in financial services, capital markets, banking, corporate law, real estate and intellectual property. The firm’s lawyers work to the strictest professional and ethical standards. They are multi-lingual and most of them hold postgraduate qualifications from leading Greek, European and US Universities. Continuity of service and personal contact is the cornerstone of the firm’s core values. The advice we offer addresses both the business reality of our clients and the need for timely and realistic solutions to the most difficult legal and business matters.

Department Name Email Telephone
Aviation A Goulandris a.goulandris@tsibanoulis.gr +30 2103675100
Banking and finance Dr D Tsibanoulis d.tsibanoulis@tsibanoulis.gr +30 2103675100
Banking and finance E Komis m.komis@tsibanoulis.gr +30 2103675100
Capital markets Dr D Tsibanoulis d.tsibanoulis@tsibanoulis.gr +30 2103675100
Capital markets E Komis m.komis@tsibanoulis.gr +30 2103675100
Company and commercial A Apostolaki a.apostolaki@tsibanoulis.gr +30 2103675100
Company and commercial Dr M Perraki m.perraki@tsibanoulis.gr +30 2103675100
Competition A Leoutsea a.leoutsea@tsibanoulis.gr +30 2103675100
Corporate/M&A Dr D Tsibanoulis d.tsibanoulis@tsibanoulis.gr +30 2103675100
Corporate/M&A A Apostolaki a.apostolaki@tsibanoulis.gr +30 2103675100
Corporate/M&A E Komis m.komis@tsibanoulis.gr +30 2103675100
Employment S Kizantidi s.kizantidi@tsibanoulis.gr +30 2103675100
Employment V Pierroutsakou v.pierroutsakou@tsibanoulis.gr +30 2103675100
Energy Dr M Perraki m.perraki@tsibanoulis.gr +30 2103675100
Energy A Goulandris a.goulandris@tsibanoulis.gr +30 2103675100
Insurance Dr D Tsibanoulis d.tsibanoulis@tsibanoulis.gr +30 2103675100
Insurance K Antonakis k.antonakis@tsibanoulis.gr +30 2103675100
Intellectual property Dr M Perraki m.perraki@tsibanoulis.gr +30 2103675100
Litigation and mediation A Apostolaki a.apostolaki@tsibanoulis.gr +30 2103675100
Litigation and mediation Dr M Perraki m.perraki@tsibanoulis.gr +30 2103675100
Privatisation Dr D Tsibanoulis d.tsibanoulis@tsibanoulis.gr +30 2103675100
Project finance A Leoutsea a.leoutsea@tsibanoulis.gr +30 2103675100
Project finance A Goulandris a.goulandris@tsibanoulis.gr +30 2103675100
Public and administrative law, public procurement Dr N Simantiras n.simantiras@tsibanoulis.gr +30 2103675100
Real estate A Goulandris a.goulandris@tsibanoulis.gr +30 2103675100
Real estate V Pierroutsakou v.pierroutsakou@tsibanoulis.gr +30 2103675100
Tax A Apostolaki a.apostolaki@tsibanoulis.gr +30 2103675100
Telecommunications and IT E Komis m.komis@tsibanoulis.gr +30 2103675100
Transportation and logistics A Goulandris a.goulandris@tsibanoulis.gr +30 2103675100
Venture capital A Leoutsea a.leoutsea@tsibanoulis.gr +30 2103675100
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Konstantinos Antonakis  photo Mr Konstantinos Antonakis Of Counsel
Ms Anna Apostolaki  photo Ms Anna Apostolaki Partner
Ms Anna Maria  Bolanou  photo Ms Anna Maria  Bolanou Associate
Prof Katerina Fountedaki  photo Prof Katerina Fountedaki Of Counsel
Mr Aristeidis Goulandris  photo Mr Aristeidis Goulandris Partner
Mr Nicholas Grant-Frilingos  photo Mr Nicholas Grant-Frilingos Associate
Ms Tina Kamilaki  photo Ms Tina Kamilaki Senior Associate
Ms Marina Karampa  photo Ms Marina Karampa Associate
Ms Marianna  Katrakazi  photo Ms Marianna  Katrakazi Of Counsel
Ms Sofia Kizantidi  photo Ms Sofia Kizantidi Senior Associate
Dr Kanellos Klamaris  photo Dr Kanellos Klamaris Associate
Mr Emmanouil Komis  photo Mr Emmanouil Komis Partner
Mr Nikos Kontizas  photo Mr Nikos Kontizas Of Counsel
Ms Ariadni Koutsimpou  photo Ms Ariadni Koutsimpou Associate
Ms Eleni Kozmai  photo Ms Eleni Kozmai Associate
Ms Argyro Leoutsea  photo Ms Argyro Leoutsea Partner
Mr Renos Markou  photo Mr Renos Markou Associate
Mr Apostolos Papachrysos  photo Mr Apostolos Papachrysos Associate
Dr Marina Perraki  photo Dr Marina Perraki Partner
Ms Vassiliki Pierroutsakou  photo Ms Vassiliki Pierroutsakou Associate
Ms Dimitra Rafailidou  photo Ms Dimitra Rafailidou Associate
Dr Nikolaos Simantiras  photo Dr Nikolaos Simantiras Associate
Ms Feli Tsibanoulis  photo Ms Feli Tsibanoulis Associate
Dr Dimitris Tsibanoulis  photo Dr Dimitris Tsibanoulis Managing Partner
Number of lawyers : 25
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European Society for Banking and Financial Law (AEDBF)
International Federation of European Law (FIDE)
European Financial Markets Lawyers Group (EFMLG)