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Apostolos Georgiades & Associates
18 HATZIKONSTANTI STREET
115 24 ATHENS
Greece

Greece > Dispute resolution Tier 4

The team at Apostolos Georgiades & Associates is familiar with handling complex litigation in Greece. Clients consist of both high-net-worth individuals and companies and financial institutions such as HSBC Bank, Helios Hotels & Resorts and Eastern Mediterranean Maritime. Stavros Georgiades heads the practice and leads the team in civil litigation cases.

Practice head(s):

Stavros Georgiades

Other key lawyers:

Anastasia Mageirou; George Georgiades

Testimonials

‘This is a formidable dispute resolution practice, a go-to firm for civil law, corporate law and white collar crime litigation. It is detail-oriented and provides excellent strategic advice. It is outstanding in terms of knowledge, response times, and expertise. I appreciate the team’s expert advice and creative solutions, involvement, and commitment.’

‘George Georgiades stands out for his strategically aware advice, his sharpness and his strategic vision and experience. His work quality and efficiency are exceptional. He inspires confidence and he provides detailed, strong and exquisitely persuasive legal opinions.’

‘They are very prompt when their clients are in need of assistance and their replies are to the point. They maintain a hands-on approach and you feel confident that they always know what they are doing.’

‘Exceptional knowledge of practice combined with excellent academic knowledge.’

‘This practice is highly organised, very business oriented and highly diverse in its areas of expertise, thus making it an excellent option for clients with multi-dimensional needs.’

‘The individuals that we have worked with have excellent knowledge in their respective fields, extensive market knowledge and a can-do attitude that we have highly appreciated.’

Key clients

OLYMPIA GROUP – PANOS GERMANOS

HSBC BANK

EASTERN MEDITERANNEAN MARITIME LTD

ANGELIKI FRANGOU

HELIOS HOTELS & RESORTS – P. MANTONANAKIS GROUP

GRECOTEL – N. DASKALANTONAKIS GROUP

KONSTANTINOS ANGELOPOULOS

HELLINIKON SA

JOHN COUSTAS

DIMITRIS KOUTSOLIOUTSOS

Work highlights

  • Represented Olympia Group and its founder Panos Germanos in a €54m claim against the company’s former CFO.
  • Represented Constantinos Angelopoulos in a litigation against his two sons regarding ownership of the family’s assets and the father’s eligibility to continue to run the business.
  • Advised Heineken BV on a €100m claim brought by a competitor before the Amsterdam District Court alleging abuse of Heineken’s dominant position in the Greek beer market.
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The firm: Four decades ago, name partner Dr Apostolos Georgiades opened his law practice in Athens to begin a brilliant career as a distinguished attorney and leading authority in Greek civil law. His passionate commitment to serving the law, both as practitioner and one of the most renowned Greek jurists, not only charted an inspirational course for Apostolos Georgiades & Associates, but set a standard of excellence that the firm continuously pursues. The core values of the firm are rendering best-quality services and promoting best practice of law by upholding business ethics.

Today AGA is an integrated Greek law firm of highly experienced attorneys committed to offering the best-quality services. AGA is distinguished by the academic focus of its partners’ exceptional expertise in Greek civil law and dynamism in the courtroom. The firm’s prestigious portfolio of long-term clients reflects the shared commitment to a set of core values. Widely respected in the area of legal advice on all matters of Greek business law, the well-educated, dedicated team of legal practitioners has represented and advised a wide range of national and international private and corporate clientele.

Partners Apostolos Georgiades and George Georgiades often provide legal opinion on novel issues preoccupying the legal community. These legal opinions are often published in Greek law reviews and adopted by the courts in the reasoning of their resolutions. Furthermore, members of the firm have participated intermittently in the preparation of legislation and regulations, particularly in the area of financial transactions and real estate.

Areas of practice: The firm is distinguished for its leading expertise in dispute resolution. AGA’s litigation team has discreetly and successfully handled some of the weightiest cases ever presented before the courts. The firm is also renowned for its arbitration practice (international and domestic; institutional and ad hoc). Members of the firm serve as umpires, arbitrators, counsellors and experts in some of the most significant disputes in Greece and abroad.

AGA is also a leading firm in public procurement, public contracts and privatisations. AGA’s team of attorneys provides legal services for Greek and foreign bidders in international tenders for infrastructure projects and for capital shares in public-owned companies. Noted for significant experience in contract management and administration of infrastructure projects, the firm is also highly regarded for expert legal insights. Name partner Apostolos Georgiades, Professor Emeritus at the University of Athens Law School, has given several legal opinions on issues pertaining to public tenders and privatisation projects.

Furthermore, AGA has profound expertise in the real estate and construction market representing a wide range of developers, local and international investors and high-net-worth individual clients. The firm’s practice includes the full range of real estate and construction issues, such as due diligence, tax-related concerns and drafting of relevant contracts. Further, AGA renders legal opinions to clients, based mainly abroad, on all major real estate-related issues. The firm also has significant expertise in the tourism, leisure and gaming market providing comprehensive law services for all aspects of legal issues regarding this industry. Its highly skilled team has advised and represented the major and most renowned hotel/resort owners and developers in Greece, throughout the years, as well as entities involved in the gaming industry.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Dispute resolution Apostolos Georgiades
Dispute resolution Stavros Georgiades
Litigation Stavros Georgiades
Litigation Anastasia Mageirou
Arbitration Apostolos Georgiades
Arbitration George Georgiades
Real estate Nikolaos Georgiades
Real estate Christos Tsatalas
EU competition and distribution Nikolaos Georgiades
EU competition and distribution Danai Bougioukou
Data protection Nikolaos Georgiades
Data protection Danai Bougioukou
Project finance Stavros Georgiades
Project finance Anastasia Mageirou
Banking George Georgiades
Banking Nikolaos Georgiades
Corporate Stavros Georgiades
Corporate Eirini Stappa
Medical malpractice Stavros Georgiades
Medical malpractice Anastasia Mageirou
Energy law George Georgiades
Energy law Danai Bougioukou
Number of lawyers : 12
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