Iason Skouzos TaxLaw > Athens, Greece > Firm Profile

Iason Skouzos TaxLaw
AKADIMIAS STR. 43
10672 ATHENS
Greece

Greece > Employment Tier 3

Iason Skouzos TaxLaw has thorough experience in employment law advisory and litigation; recent notable work includes its advice to Lichnos Beach Hotel on employment contracts, dismissals, work permits and Covid measures in relation to employment protection. Theodoros Skouzos heads the practice. Other notable individuals include Ourania Moraitou and Dionysis Xenos, who assisted Nokia Solutions and Networks Hellas with labour law matters.

Practice head(s):

Theodoros Skouzos

Other key lawyers:

Ourania Moraitou; Dionysis Xenos; Angeliki Stathopoulou

Testimonials

‘They provide the feeling that your issue is important to them, even if it is just a minor task or question. Even though we are a small start-up, the attention they provided was as professional as would be expected for any size of company.’

‘They provide immediate and accurate responses to any question I have. They also provide a warm and friendly environment.’

‘Theodoros Skouzos is someone who makes you feel at home. He is by far the best man for the job. He is amazing. He works with you .He also responds very quickly.’

‘A well-organised law firm, with teams running projects effectively and quickly. I love their analytical thinking and obsession with detail, which has saved my company twice. Great communication at all levels, which is something you don’t find easily in this sector.’

‘Theodoros Skouzos and Angeliki Stathopoulou are both very focused, easy to communicate with, responsive and friendly.’

‘The team have good strategic thinking and are client focused. They are highly responsive and prompt in the delivery of services, providing solid and practical advice. The team are easy to work with and the quality of service is good and consistent across all lawyers.’

‘Theodoros Skouzos is a very good lawyer. He is perceptive, analytical and very responsive. He understands the complexities of business matters and provides thoughtful advice. He has the ability to effectively multi-task on several projects, while maintaining great communication with clients.’

‘The team has a high profile and deep knowledge covering most, if not all, of the legal aspects of labour law. Demonstrates great collaboration and high-level communication skills.’

Key clients

Nokia, Solutions and Networks Hellas S.A.

QIVOS WE CREATE CUSTOMER LOYALTY S.A

Baino Estates Ltd

Lichnos Beach Hotel

Osteocell S.A.

Sportion Development Services

Creative People

Autopass KTEO

Work highlights

  • Advised Nokia Solutions and Networks Hellas S.A. on labor union issues in relation to the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Assisted Nokia Solutions and Network Hellas S.A. with monitoring all developments of the unilateral teleworking system.
  • Assisted Sportion with the drafting of its employment law templates for IT developers by enhancing non-competition, non-disclosure and confidentiality issues.

Greece > Tax Tier 3

Iason Skouzos TaxLaw has had historical roots in the tax arena since the firm was founded in 1971. It specialises in handling tax issues for international clients. The workload encompasses tax litigation, private client advice, company formations and tax planning. The expanding team was bolstered by the arrival of Natalia Skoulidou from PwC in 2021, and in another development, Elena Ntafouli was promoted to senior associate. The practice is led by Theodoros Skouzos. Georgia Tsoulou left the firm.

Practice head(s):

Theodoros Skouzos

Testimonials

‘Super responsive; excellent grasp of international work.’

‘Theodoros Skouzos – my Greek go to person. Brilliant strategist.’

‘A personal service with all the technical knowledge of a much bigger firm. The availability of partners is something most other firms just do not deliver.’

‘A very personal, friendly service which is also highly professional. Technical knowledge of all individuals was excellent. In particular, Dionysis Xenos and Theodoros Skouzos showed both international knowledge and experience as well as an in depth knowledge of Greek law.’

‘The team has vast experience in this complicated area of law, tax. It 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.’

‘Iason Skouzos and Partners offers a wide range of services which enables clients to have full qualified assistance. The team has a practical understanding of its clients’ concerns and thanks to its knowledge of tax issues and the experience of its team members, they are able to advise its clients in a proper way. The firm provides a wide range of services and is well-known in advising clients in the complex tax issues they face.’

‘Theodoros Skouzos; I have been struck by his quick comprehension of the problems and response to the client needs. I really appreciate his quick response capacity and his approachability. His knowledge of Greek and international tax issues is remarkable. If one of our clients has a Greek tax issue I know I can surely rely on him.’

Key clients

Nokia, Solutions and Networks Hellas S.A.

Tallon Trading AG

Constant & Constant LLP

Stephenson Hardwood LLP

Alcon laboratories

Diamantis Masoutis S.A.

Fenwick &West LLP

Work highlights

  • Advised Nokia, Solutions and Network Hellas S.A. in preparing documentation pertaining to tax incentives relating to R&D expenses, with an approximate value of €30m.

Greece > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

Iason Skouzos TaxLaw focuses on advising international clients, drawing on its origins as a tax firm to assist with Greek commercial and tax issues. The team’s advisory work covers company formations, contract negotiations, corporate due diligence, and M&A and restructuring. Managing partner Theodoros Skouzos heads the practice, with experience in company, commercial, contract and tax law.

Practice head(s):

Theodoros Skouzos

Other key lawyers:

Angeliki Stathopoulou; Dionisis Xenos; Veatriki-Maria Angelaki

Testimonials

‘Skuozos’ team in the corporate and M&A field is amazing. Their legal knowledge is brilliant. When we work on a project with them, we feel very safe in terms of their knowledge of Greek law.’

‘We have worked with Theodoros Skouzos. He has brilliant deal management skills and deep transactional knowledge. He can manage communication with both sides of the deal perfectly.’

‘The whole team is professional and excellent. They provide prompt and expert advice, which is always business friendly. They are very meticulous and knowledgeable in national and international business, and are very capable of finding the best solution for a particular client.’

‘All of the lawyers we have worked with are excellent, but the partner that stands out is Theodoros Skouzos. He is smart, prompt and thinks outside the box.’

Key clients

Nokia Solutions and Networks

Bocconi University, Greek Alumni Association

Qivos We Create Customer Loyalty S.A.

Marco Fratnik

Diamantis Masoutis S.A.

Sumitomo Corporation

Elements Global Services INC

Gewista- Werbegesellschaft m.b.H (Austria)

Sunjka Attorneys & Consellors at Law

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius UK LLP

Street Brands S.A

Work highlights

  • Advised Elements Global Services on the establishment of a local subsidiary in Greece, and on solutions for the interim management.
  • Advised Street Brands S.A. on all the company’s commercial leases, including renewals and the drafting and negotiation of new lease agreements.

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.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Tax advisory & planning (all fields of taxation) Theodoros Skouzosmail@taxlaw.gr0030 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
PhotoNamePositionProfile
Veatriki - Maria Angelaki  photo Veatriki - Maria Angelaki Advocate | Associate
Aikaterini Besini  photo Aikaterini Besini Advocate LL.M. | Senior Associate
Sophia Emfietzoglou  photo Sophia Emfietzoglou Advocate LL.M. – Junior Associate
Ourania Moraitou  photo Ourania Moraitou  Advocate LL.B. | Senior Associate | Tax Consultant
Elena Ntafouli  photo Elena Ntafouli Advocate LL.M. | Senior Associate
Natalia Skoulidou  photo Natalia Skoulidou Advocate LL.M, MSc, ADIT | Partner
Theodoros Skouzos  photo Theodoros Skouzos Managing Partner
Eirini Skouzou  photo Eirini Skouzou Advocate LL.B. Μ.Sc. – International Relations – Certified Mediator
Angeliki Stathopoulou  photo Angeliki Stathopoulou Advocate | Senior Associate
Emmanouil Tzanidakis  photo Emmanouil Tzanidakis Advocate, LL.M | Associate
Number of lawyers : 10 + 3 (off counsel)
Administrative Staff : 3
Accounting : 2
Greek
English (fluent)
German
French
IBA (International Bar Association)
AmCham American Chamber of Commerce