Iason Skouzos & Partners > Athens, Greece > Firm Profile

Iason Skouzos & Partners
10672 ATHENS

Greece > Employment Tier 3

Iason Skouzos & Partners has broadened its expertise to include labour and immigration law issues, with recent experience in TUPE and payroll matters. Praised for its ‘great holistic approach’, the practice consistently assists multinational companies and high-net-worth individuals. Theodoros Skouzos leads the team. Angeliki Stathopoulou, who was promoted to partner in July 2023, Afroditi Vasileiou and Dimos Georgakopoulos are also highlighted.

Practice head(s):

Theodoros Skouzos


‘What stands out is the quality of people working at the firm, their great knowledge of the industry, availability, prompt responses, and great service. Once I worked with them, I saw no need to look around should a new legal matter arise.’

‘Working with this firm makes you feel unique. They give you the guidance and legal advice needed with no rush because some other client is on the other line. They treat each case as it should be treated even if it is a routine case for them. They make you feel like your case, your query, your worry is their case, their query, their worry. They show great empathy.’

‘They cut through the legal complexities to provide us with a clear, useful and commercial answer. They applied a great holistic approach and have a clear perspective on various legal issues.’

‘Theodoros Skouzos has keen perception and a breadth of experience of advising clients on employment issues.’

‘The first thing that made an excellent impression to me was their professionalism. The whole team of Iason Skouzos & Partners worked very efficiently with me and made me feel safe throughout the whole process. Also, they were friendly, precise and easy to contact whenever I needed something. All the deadlines were effectively met and all the questioned I had were answered in an easy-to-understand way. The collaboration and my overall experience has been excellent.’

‘Theodoros Skouzos has very high standards of professionalism, but at the same time is very accessible. He is very knowledgeable and swift in his responses. The way he approaches his clients is really great.’

‘Skouzos and Partners has a long and winning track record for us. I think that what makes this practice different is that the guidance and managerial abilities – alongside the legal ones – of Theodoros Skouzos are combined with the team’s desire to deliver good results. Knowledge and expertise is abundant in this practice.’

‘Iason Skouzos & Partners apply a client-centric approach with real-life pragmatic thinking and great business acumen. They instil confidence and trust, as a result of their highly skilled team, and deep knowledge of the law and regulations. They seek and find the right answer to their clients’ questions and they aim to provide the correct legal advice based on their clients’ needs and circumstances.’

Key clients

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Nokia Solutions and Networks Hellas S.A.

Osteocell S.A.


MS Accounting Services S.A.

Active Control Group

Dardanel Greece

Work highlights

  • Acted as local counsel to the London office of Morgan Lewis in relation to a global outsourcing deal involving one of its clients, which included the transfer of a Greek employee.
  • Advised Dardanel Greece on the company’s labour regulations to ensure compliance with the provisions of labour legislation.

Greece > Tax Tier 3

Described as a ‘top notch’ firm, Iason Skouzos & Partners offers a range of services regarding tax advisory and planning, along with complex tax litigation. Demonstrating significant strength in supporting multinational companies and HNW individuals, co-head Theodoros Skouzos is an expert on the tax-elements of corporate restructurings, whilst co-head, Natalia Skoulidou specialises in international tax and transfer pricing. Elena Ntafouli and Aikaterini Besini are both also noted as key, with the whole team being based out of Athens.

Practice head(s):

Theodoros Skouzos; Natalia Skoulidou

Other key lawyers:

Elena Ntafouli; Aikaterini Besini; Ourania Moraitou


‘Theodoros Skouzos. The captain of the team, very knowledgeable of tax laws. He works tirelessly until he achieves the best results for his clients.’

‘Aikaterini Besini. Very detail oriented. Very good collaboration with clients, always responds in a timely manner.’

‘Elena Ntafouli. Also very detailed, very knowledgeable goes above and beyond so the clients can receive the best results.’

‘Excellent team with a strong mix of skills that complement and complete each other. This has created a one-stop-shop for my tax advisory needs. I have tested the team with a wider variety of assignments and in all cases they have been completed successfully and on time.’

‘Theodoros Skouzos, Natalia Skoulidou and Aikaterini Besini have all stood out for their professionalism and commitment to providing a high quality service.’

‘The personal care and attention of Theodoros Skouzos, Natalia Skoulidou and Aikaterini Besini were exceptional. Their teamwork and delegation provided efficient and cost effective service delivery.’

‘The team at Iason Skouzos & Partners is top notch. They work hard to provide custom and creative solutions for clients. They know how to tailor advice to practical ends and provide advice which is useful in making business decisions. Their analysis is crisp and to the point, and on difficult points of Greek law incredibly precise.’

‘Natalia Skoulidou is incredibly bright, personable, and responsive. She took the lead on my project. What made her stand out was the ability to think creatively to arrive at a solution while adhering to principles of Greek tax law. Her colleague Theodoros Skouzos is a talented attorney. He was able to talk through issues as they arose. He was always available even on short notice.’

Key clients

Nokia, Solutions and Networks Hellas S.A.

Moore Stephens Chartered Accountants S.A.


Work highlights

  • Prepared the entire file and supporting documentation for claiming the tax incentives relating to the R&D Expenses of Nokia S.A. for tax year 2022, according to article 22A of Law 4172/2013- as regards the R&D expenses in tax year 2022, the benefit from the tax incentive is over €31M.

Greece > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

Fielding a ‘young, dynamic, and enthusiastic’ practice, Iason Skouzos & Partners offers a range of services, including advice on tax, company, and commercial law issues. The team has significant strength in handling M&A and corporate restructurings, with Athens-based co-heads Theodoros Skouzos and Angeliki Stathopoulou specialising in corporate due diligence, contract law issues, and public procurement. Afroditi Vasileiou focuses on real estate transactions, and Dimos Georgakopoulos is also noted.

Practice head(s):

Theodoros Skouzos; Angeliki Stathopoulou


‘Iason Skouzos & Partners can meet the legal requirements and challenges of a client in an effective and efficient way. Among the team’s strengths are dedication, integrity and the ability to provide proactive advice on future challenges that may affect the company.’

‘Angeliki Stathopoulou has huge experience and very deep, detailed knowledge of company law.’

‘Theodoros Skouzos is always available and committed to providing the proper assistance. He has profound expertise in tax law and corporate matters and can provide high-quality advice.’

‘The team are responsive and, above all, personable. This is extremely important when dealing with time-sensitive and complex issues.’

‘Theodoros Skouzos’ long experience and knowledge of business in general and his expertise in commercial and tax law make him a unique advisor on business matters in Greece.’

‘Angeliki Stathopoulou always accommodated a lot of our requests and managed to get back to us when we requested. She is intelligent, calm, funny, and professional.’

‘Strong leadership by Theodoros Skouzos. Excellent communication skills. Able to form valuable business partnerships based on trust and honesty.’

‘Iason Skouzos & Partners is a young, dynamic and enthusiastic team of highly skilled professionals, covering a wide range of legal services.’

Key clients

Active Control Group

Street Brands S.A.

Creative People

Airlex Hellas Hellas AETBE


Angelos Saliaris and Ansal Enterprises

Nokia Solutions and Networks

Diamantis Masoutis S.A.

Work highlights

  • Providing legal support to Greek telecoms company IEN S.A on contract drafting and negotiations, and internal corporate matters.
  • Provided support on a broad scope of corporate law issues, including undertaking the establishment of a business, the expansion of activities in the Greek market and advising on future business strategies, to VIS Management, MBC Sustainability, MEK Food Trade and Calidad.

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 and 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
Employment law advisory & litigation
Real estate transactions
Public procurement advisory & litigation
Commercial claims
Contract formation & negotiation
Photo Name Position Profile
Aikaterini Besini photo Mrs Aikaterini Besini Advocate LL.M. | Senior Associate
Dimos Georgakopoulos photo Mr Dimos Georgakopoulos Advocate LL.M. | Associate
Ourania Moraitou photo Mrs Ourania Moraitou  Advocate LL.B. | Senior Associate | Tax Consultant
Elena Ntafouli photo Mrs Elena Ntafouli Advocate LL.M. | Senior Associate
Eleftherios Robokos photo Mr Eleftherios Robokos Lawyer
Natalia Skoulidou photo Mrs Natalia Skoulidou Advocate LL.M, MSc, ADIT | Partner
Theodoros Skouzos photo Mr Theodoros Skouzos Managing Partner
Eirini Skouzou photo Mrs Eirini Skouzou Advocate LL.B. Μ.Sc. | International Relations | Certified Mediator
Angeliki Stathopoulou photo Mrs Angeliki Stathopoulou Advocate | Partner
Afroditi Vasileiou photo Mrs Afroditi Vasileiou Advocate | Of Counsel
Number of lawyers : 10 + 2 (off counsel)
Administrative Staff : 2
Accounting : 2
English (fluent)
IBA (International Bar Association)
ITSG - Internation Tax Specialists
AmCham American Chamber of Commerce