Firm Profile > Iason Skouzos & Partners > Athens, Greece

Iason Skouzos & Partners
AKADIMIAS STR. 43
10672 ATHENS
Greece

Employment Tier 3

Hailed for its ‘hands-on approach’ and 'high level of expertise’, Iason Skouzos & Partners specialises in areas including employment contracts, payroll issues, health and safety, dismissals, disputes and the employment law implications of M&A and restructuring projects. Theodoros Skouzos, noted for his ‘great case management’, leads the department, which has been particularly active in the telecoms sector over the past 12 months.

Practice head(s):

Theodoros Skouzos

Other key lawyers:

Georgia Tsoulou

Testimonials

‘A hands-on approach and good control of their cases.’

‘Theodoros Skouzos provides great case management.’

‘Quick responses accompanied always by quality service.’

‘A high level of expertise. They are always on time and proactively update us on new legislation.’

‘They showed dedication and effort in all aspects of our work together.’

‘All the individuals we work with stand out and this is very important; they are an excellent team.’

Key clients

Nokia, Solutions and Networks Hellas S.A.

QIVOS WE CREATE CUSTOMER LOYALTY S.A

Baino Estates Ltd

Delatolas Group

Osteocell S.A.

Sportion Development Services

Vigo Trading Limited

Tax Tier 3

Very well known in Greece for tax law’, Iason Skouzos & Partners covers the full suite of advisory, planning and dispute matters, representing private clients and expatriates in addition to multinational corporates. Theodoros Skouzos, praised for his ‘deep understanding of the law’, jointly fronts the department alongside senior associate Georgia Tsoulou. The pair represent clients from a range of industries, including retail, transport, health, tourism, media and real estate. The firm is home to longstanding, dedicated expertise in this space, having originally been founded as a tax boutique.

Practice head(s):

Theodoros Skouzos; Georgia Tsoulou

Testimonials

‘The team is particularly competent and very knowledgeable. The firm is very well known in Greece for tax law. You feel sure you are in good hands. The firm has all the values, professionalism and ethos required by an international law firm.’

‘Theodoros Skouzos is a key name in Greece for tax. Theodoros specialises nearly exclusively in tax and is favoured by international companies and conglomerates. He has established great reputation for his professionalism. He is also very knowledgeable, very pragmatic and a real team player.’

‘They are very dedicated, very professional and very fast when carrying out their work. They are able to provide a variety of solutions, resulting in peace of mind for their clients.’

‘A small, friendly practice that provides international tax advice normally not available outside the large law firms. This creates a more personal approach that is essential for me and my clients within the private client sphere.’

‘Theodoros Skouzos has been outstanding in handling clients referred to him from several countries. His handling and appreciation of client needs beyond the advice he provides is exceptional.’

‘Solid knowledge of their tax practice, reachable and dedicated with quick responses.’

‘Iason Skouzos & Partners is a firm with an in-depth understanding of Greek tax law. Compared to other firms, the team at Iason Skouzos & Partners delivers intelligent and insightful advice. It has vast experience in this complicated area of law, and the team is very responsive and delivers fast and practical legal advice.’

‘Theodoros Skouzos is exceptionally good. He has a deep understanding of the law and is always aware of legal and commercial developments.’

Key clients

Nokia, Solutions and Networks Hellas S.A.

Tallon Trading AG

Constant & Constant LLP

Stephenson Hardwood LLP

Alcon laboratories

Diamantis Masoutis S.A.

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

The practice at Iason Skouzos & Partners is hailed for its ‘excellent knowledge of commercial and corporate matters’, including company formation, commercial claims and contracts, business establishment and corporate due diligence. Managing partner Theodoros Skouzos fronts the department, which is also well equipped for M&A mandates and represents several multinationals in addition to local clients.

Practice head(s):

Theodoros Skouzos

Other key lawyers:

Georgia Tsoulou; Constantinos Apostolakis

Testimonials

‘We have been comfortably cooperating with them due to their solution-oriented and hands-on approach. Theodoros Skouzos is on top of every matter and easy to reach.’

‘Theodoros Skouzos has a great business approach, acting like a wise businessmen more than a lawyer. We have very similar mindsets so we really complement each other on cross-border matters.’

‘The firm is our primary legal adviser in the Greek market, with excellent knowledge of commercial and corporate matters both from a legal and practical perspective.’

‘The team is efficient, with a great knowledge of legal matters. They are characterised by great communication skills and an ability to deliver, on time, good all-round solid advice.’

‘They have a very productive business and goal-oriented approach to deals and are up to date with legal developments.’

‘Theodoros Skouzos is very good in negotiations and has a very good grasp of complex legal matters.’

‘Georgina Tsoulou provides accurate and straightforward consultation; she is very motivated, with excellent written and oral skills.’

‘Constantinos Apostolakis stands out for his social and communication skills and his preparation of high-quality written documents.’

Key clients

Nokia Solutions and Networks

Vigo Trading Limited

QIVOS WE CREATE CUSTOMER LOYALTY S.A.

Osteocell S.A.

Diamantis Masoutis S.A.

Sumitomo Corporation

Tallon Trading AG

Bocconi ALUMNI

Stephenson Hardwood LLP

The firm: Iason Skouzos & Partners was established by Iason Skouzos in Athens in 1971 as a purely tax law firm. During the last decade, it has developed into a multidisciplinary commercial and tax law firm, while it retained the status as one of the best in the field of taxation.

The relatively small size, combined with the experience and expertise of its lawyers provides to the firm the ability to handle legal matters with very satisfactory response time and competitive cost.

The firm has a particular specialization in international clientele. Its ability to understand both common law and continental legal systems enables it to better communicate to its international clients the particularities of Greek business, tax and legal environment.

The firm’s lawyers and administrative staff are up to date with the developments in their fields of expertise by attending professional seminars and conferences in Greece and globally. The individual lawyers of the firm retain a good level of specialization but are always encouraged to participate in cases of different disciplines in order to acquire a spherical mentality in their legal approach.

The firm’s office is equipped with the latest technological equipment, and the working environment offers first class working conditions for its lawyers and staff.

Whether it is a complicated commercial agreement, a business startup, a property tax matter, or a dispute in which Greek law is involved, the firm’s key philosophy is to approach it from a business angle. The methodology of the firm is to clearly identify the priorities of the client and then adopt the most economically sound tactic.

Iason Skouzos & Partners is member in various legal and tax associations in Greece and internationally and has contributed in many publications on tax, labor, M&A and real estate law.

Combining the expertise, experience and innovation required to deal with legal matters in the most efficient way, Iason Skouzos & Partners offers a very efficient commercial and tax law practice.

Types of work undertaken: Iason Skouzos & Partners offers a wide range of services regarding tax law, company law, commercial law, contract law, real estate, civil law, labor and immigration law, public procurement, mergers & acquisitions. The firm advises multinational companies including several leading international law firms and high net-worth individuals.

Department Name Email Telephone
Tax advisory & planning (all fields of taxation) Theodoros Skouzos mail@taxlaw.gr 0030 210 3633243
Tax litigation (all fields of taxation)
Private client/expatriates tax advisory
Company formation / business establishment
Corporate due diligence
Mergers/acquisitions/restructuring
Employment law advisory & litigation
Real estate transactions
Public procurement advisory & litigation
Commercial claims
Contract formation & negotiation
Photo Name Position Profile
 Veatriki - Maria Angelaki  photo Veatriki - Maria Angelaki Associate
Ms Aikaterini Besini  photo Ms Aikaterini Besini Advocate LL.M.
 Sophia Emfietzoglou  photo Sophia Emfietzoglou Advocate LL.M. – Junior Associate
 Ourania Moraitou  photo Ourania Moraitou Advocate | Tax Consultant – Associate
Ms Elena Ntafouli  photo Ms Elena Ntafouli Advocate LL.M.
Mr Theodoros Skouzos  photo Mr Theodoros Skouzos Managing Partner
Ms Angeliki Stathopoulou  photo Ms Angeliki Stathopoulou Senior Associate
Mr Dionysis Xenos  photo Mr Dionysis Xenos Advocate, LL.B.
Number of lawyers : 8 + 2 (off counsel)
Trainees : 2
Administrative Staff : 3
Accounting : 2
Greek
English (fluent)
German
French
IBA (International Bar Association)
AmCham American Chamber of Commerce