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Iason Skouzos & Partners > The Legal 500 Rankings
Greece > Employment Tier 3Iason Skouzos & Partners is recommended for its employment advisory work in the telecoms and IT sectors. The team’s workload includes ongoing HR support and drafting, as well as union negotiations. The team is led by Theodoros Skouzos, who is supported on many of the firm’s key matters by tax consultant Ourania Moraitou, who is praised for her ‘attention to detail’. Dionysis Xenos left the firm to join Alpha Astika Akinita.
Other key lawyers:
Ioanna Giannakopoulou; Athina Flatsousi; Ourania Moraitou
‘The team’s attention to detail is exemplary. They can provide advice on matters across multiple industry sectors and for various cases complicated or not.’
‘Theodoros Skouzos is always available and very helpful. Ourania Moraitou is excellent, with great attention to detail.’
‘In general, the whole team is efficient and easy to work with.’
‘Very good grasp of situations and legal implications of each case, having excellent communication with Clients. Very good team with broad capacities in all legal, tax, and social implications. Very fast and efficient response to clients’ needs.’
‘The team stands out in its professionalism and ethical practices and approach to the client. A general sense that the client is respected with professional services.’
‘Theodoros Skouzos, Ioanna Giannakopoulou and Athina Flatsousi are the primary team we have worked with over the years. Very polite professional approach but most of all they communicate the confidence that matters are monitored. We trust in their capacity to review and alert us on tax code changes and regulations that affect the client.’
‘The clients we referred to Iason Skouzos & Partners have always received close personal attention from senior, knowledgeable principals and are very satisfied with their service.’
‘Theodoros Skouzos is always available with excellent advice and an approachable manner.’
Nokia, Solutions and Networks Hellas S.A.
QIVOS WE CREATE CUSTOMER LOYALTY S.A
Baino Estates Ltd
Sportion Development Services
- Advised Nokia, Solutions and Networks Hellas S.A. on Labor Union issues in relation to the covid-19 pandemic crisis
- Monitoring all developments on the unilateral teleworking system for Nokia, Solutions and Networks Hellas S.A.
Greece > Tax Tier 3The sizable team at Iason Skouzos & Partners has expertise in handling tax matters, including tax litigation, planning, and commercial claims for multinational clients. Theodoros Skouzos leads the practice and is further supported by corporate income tax expert Natalia Skoulidou . Elena Ntafouli and Aikaterini Besini are also notable members.
Theodoros Skouzos; Natalia Skoulidou
Other key lawyers:
Elena Ntafouli; Aikaterini Besini
‘The team is very responsive, and has excellent understanding and retention of complex information.’
‘Empathetic with intelligent questions/perceptions and a real grasp of what the client is asking for.’
‘This practice has superior subject matter knowledge on Greek taxation. We found their review of tax provisions in our project financing; engineering, procurement and construction; and operation and maintenance agreements for Greek wind farms to be extremely thorough.’
‘Partner, Natalia Skoulidou, is able to identify all potential Greek tax considerations and distil down the requirements specific to the contract in layman’s terms.’
‘Iason Skouzos & Partners are highly skilled and very well positioned to support clients who either operate in Greece or want to move some/all of their operations to Greece.’
‘Theodoros Skouzos, Natalia Skoulidou and Aikaterini Besini have all been exceptional in their level of service, both in terms of the quality of the advice and the persistence and tenacity in which they have pursued to find answers to complex requests under time pressure.’
‘Strong in-country knowledge of complex tax matters and solutions delivered concisely and efficiently.’
‘Natalia Skoulidou is an expert in her field and has been of great assistance to us in understanding complex tax matters in the local market. She is responsive, innovative and proactive.’
Nokia, Solutions and Networks Hellas S.A.
Reed Smith LLP
- Assisted Nokia S.A. with the successful implementation of the R&D tax incentives for years 2012-2020.
Greece > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4Originally founded as a firm specialising in tax law, Iason Skouzos & Partners regularly draws on this expertise to advise clients on commercial and corporate matters that require an understanding of tax issues. The practice advises on M&A, restructuring, corporate due diligence, and company formation, and also acts in disputes that arise within these areas. Managing partner and practice head Theodoros Skouzos is an expert for contract, tax, and commercial matters, and also advises on transactions and corporate structuring.
Other key lawyers:
Angeliki Stathopoulou; Veatriki-Maria Angelaki
‘The team provides thorough and consistent advice on a range of issues, with good commercial awareness and attention to detail.’
‘Theodoros Skouzos is a client-focused lawyer and extremely personable.’
‘Highly specialized, motivated, and client-focused. Problem-solvers.’
‘Very focused and problem-solving attitude, available when you need them.’
‘Great communication ability. Detail-oriented and problem-solving, with a legal and commercial mindset. Always reachable, very transparent accounting, and detailed timesheets.’
‘They make you feel that they really look out for your interest. They are always reachable and protect your interests.’
‘Reliability, organization, fair pricing, no delays.’
‘All individuals had knowledge of the relevant issues and were always available, polite, helpful and consistent.’
Nokia Solutions and Networks
Diamantis Masoutis S.A.
- Advised IEN S.A. on various matters including contract drafting and internal corporate issues.
Iason Skouzos & Partners > Firm Profile
The firm: Iason Skouzos TaxLaw 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 TaxLaw 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 TaxLaw offers a very efficient commercial and tax law practice.
Types of work undertaken: Iason Skouzos TaxLaw 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.
|Tax advisory & planning (all fields of taxation)||Theodoros Skouzosemail@example.com||0030 210 3633243|
|Tax litigation (all fields of taxation)|
|Private client/expatriates tax advisory|
|Company formation / business establishment|
|Corporate due diligence|
|Employment law advisory & litigation|
|Real estate transactions|
|Public procurement advisory & litigation|
|Contract formation & negotiation|
|Mrs Aikaterini Besini||Advocate LL.M. | Senior Associate||View Profile|
|Mr Dimos Georgakopoulos||Advocate LL.M. | Associate||View Profile|
|Mrs Ourania Moraitou||Advocate LL.B. | Senior Associate | Tax Consultant||View Profile|
|Mrs Elena Ntafouli||Advocate LL.M. | Senior Associate||View Profile|
|Mr Eleftherios Robokos||Trainee lawyer||View Profile|
|Mrs Natalia Skoulidou||Advocate LL.M, MSc, ADIT | Partner||View Profile|
|Mr Theodoros Skouzos||Managing Partner||View Profile|
|Mrs Eirini Skouzou||Advocate LL.B. Μ.Sc. | International Relations | Certified Mediator||View Profile|
|Mrs Angeliki Stathopoulou||Advocate | Senior Associate||View Profile|
|Mrs Afroditi Vasileiou||Advocate | Senior Associate||View Profile|
Staff FiguresNumber of lawyers : 10 + 2 (off counsel) Administrative Staff : 2 Accounting : 2
LanguagesGreek English (fluent) German French
MembershipsIBA (International Bar Association) ITSG - Internation Tax Specialists AmCham American Chamber of Commerce