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Sagias and Partners Law Firm
Plateia Filikis Etaireias Square 15
10674 Athens
Greece

Projects and privatisation Tier 2

Sagias and Partners Law Firm fields a team acclaimed for its ‘knowledge and experience in public tenders and privatisations’. The firm has a long-established reputation in the privatisation space, stretching back to its emergence in Greece, and is proficient in acting for either the state or contracting authority in relevant projects. The ‘perfectly qualifiedIfigenia Vourdouni is a specialist in infrastructure projects, port services, investment plans and acquisitions; she jointly leads the practice with Nikolas Sagias, who directs his focus towards the preparation of tender documents in addition to high-profile privatisations. Recently promoted partner Eleni Siouti is noted for her ‘multinational experience and solid academic background’.

Practice head(s):

Ifigenia Vourdouni; Nikolas Sagias

Other key lawyers:

Eleni Siouti; Spyros Sagias

Testimonials

‘This practice is particularly distinguished for its very good knowledge of the legal framework and underlying synergies in the sector.’

‘Spyros Sagias and Ifigeneia Vourdouni are experienced and perfectly qualified in both structuring tender offers and representing their clients’ interests before administrative courts of all instances.’

‘Very good knowledge and experience in the field of public tenders and privatisation. Good relationship with the court and political circles.’

‘The knowledge and experience in this field of Spyros Sagias and Ifigenia Vourdouni is at a high level. It is a pleasure to work with them and the rest of their team; we always find fast and workable solutions for our clients.’

‘Spyros Sagias plays a critical role.’

‘The company and I were happily impressed by the high calibre of the lawyers’ academic and professional backgrounds as well as their practical experience in our area.’

‘Due to her multinational experience and solid academic background, Eleni Siouti was very punctual and productive in her work. She was by our side at every step of the way and was more than happy to assist and explain to us even the most obvious details and information.’

Key clients

Piraeus Port Authority S.A.

COSCO SHIPPING HK

PIMA GROUP

Union Star

TEKAT Hellenic Parliament Energy Renovation

SHRE/SHRI, LLC (Hard Rock Café)

Dispute resolution Tier 3

At Sagias and Partners Law Firm, the team 'strives to provide legal solutions which are fully compatible with the client’s business needs’. Sotiris Perivolarakis is a specialist in commercial, civil, employment, privatisation and public procurement-related litigation; he fronts the department together with Spyros Sagias, whose wide-reaching expertise covers disputes over direct foreign investment, the recovery of late payments and environmental issues.

Practice head(s):

Spyros Sagias; Sotiris Perivolarakis

Other key lawyers:

Athena Papikinou

Testimonials

‘High level of experience and knowledge of litigation.’

‘A spirit of collaboration accompanied by correct and workable solutions, especially from senior partner Spyros Sagias.’

‘The point that distinguishes Sagias and Partners Law Firm from other firms is that they really strive to provide legal solutions which are fully compatible with the client’s business needs and purposes.’

‘Spyros Sagias has a deep knowledge of the Greek legal system and can easily grasp the essence of the issues for which his advice is sought, so as to offer the optimum solution, business wise, to his clients.’

Key clients

PIRAEUS PORT AUTHORITY SA (PPA SA)

PIMANA SA

SHRE/SHRI LLC (HARD ROCK INTERNATIONAL)

TRITON INTERNATIONAL POWER SA

PIMA GROUP

WRE HELLAS SA

SWISSPORT HELLAS SUD

BENAKI MUSEUM / Nasioutzik Foundation

DELTA SCRAP Limited Partnership

HELLAS GOLD SA

WINGS OF LEBANON SAL

FERRIERE NORD S.P.A. (MEMBER OF PITTINI GROUP)

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

The lawyers at Sagias and Partners Law Firm demonstrate an ‘excellent’ and ‘impressive’ knowledge of day-to-day corporate and commercial matters, in addition to relevant disputes and large-scale transactions such as M&A and company buyouts. The team is headed by Spyros Sagias and enjoys an excellent reputation for its representation of port authorities.

Practice head(s):

Spyros Sagias

Other key lawyers:

Nikolas Sagias; Eleni Siouti

Testimonials

‘Excellent knowledge of the subject. Excellent quality of work delivered.’

‘Professionalism and expertise.’

‘The expertise and knowledge of the Greek legal constitution is impressive.’

‘Our company and I were happily impressed by the high calibre of Sagias & Partners’ people, their academic and professional background as well as practical experience in the area we are interested in.’

‘Due to her multinational experience and solid academic background, Eleni Siouti seems to us very punctual and productive in what she is doing. She was by our side at every step of the way and was more than happy to assist and explain to us even the most obvious details and information.’

Key clients

YEONAMA

Ionian Lines Maritime Company

Piraeus Port Authority S.A.

ELEUSIS 2021

ADELTE GREECE SINGLE PRIVATE COMPANY

RAFINA PORT AUTHORITY S.A.

HELLAS GOLD S.A.

SYMMETRON S.A.

TEKAT Hellenic Parliament Energy Renovation

LAHMEYER HOLDING GMBH (BRANCH OF GREECE)

Real estate and construction Tier 4

The real estate department at Sagias and Partners Law Firm is headed by Spyros Sagias; he and his team direct particular emphasis towards high-value private real estate investments made in both the Greek mainland and islands. The group is also knowledgeable of developments, transactions and commercial operations in the hospitality sector, in addition to environmental protection affairs.

Practice head(s):

Spyros Sagias

Other key lawyers:

Sotiris Perivolarakis

Key clients

PIMA GROUP

CITYGATE S.A.

Union Star Ltd

ISV Architects S.A. (“ISV S.A.”)

The firm: On an international level, Law firm “Sagias & Partners” is a privileged partner of Dentons law firm and a member of the Dentons network. Our law firm is located in Athens, Greece, and has established offices in Brussels specializing primarily in EU and competition law. Our law firm has also a tax division and consults major foreign clients on complex Greek and Cypriot tax law issues.

We have been rendering legal services for about 40 years and we are bound to keep on excelling in advising our clients efficiently and reliably on most complex and challenging legal issues covering both Public and Private sectors.

Quality certification: We are the first ever law firm in Greece to have been certified in 2009 by ELOT with ISO 9001 Quality Management System in all fields of law, as an effect of high standards of diligence, specialization, expertise and calibre of our partners and associates as well as state-of-the art infrastructure in systems and procedures. ISO 9001 certification not only ensures that our clients receive top quality legal services but also that our law firm practices in a perfectly compatible and most advanced international system in this respect.

Projects and Privatization: Our firm is considered a pioneer in this practice area and a leading actor in the Greek market, being involved in most of the important Privatization projects on the Greek territory since the emergence of the first Privatizations in the mid-1990s, along with the adaptation of the Greek economy to the rules of the free European market. Our Senior Partner, Spyros Sagias, and our Partner and Head of the Practice, Ifigenia Vourdouni, have been involved in numerous cases of Privatizations, either on the part of the State acting as the Contracting Authority or as a counsel for the private clientele with their participation in the Privatization Projects.

The establishment of the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund in the last years has greatly boosted this sector in Greece and our firm has been involved in many high profiled Greek Privatization Projects.

As major projects of the last years, we have assisted two major clients, Cosco Group of China and Mitsui & Co of Japan, in their efforts to acquire the majority of shares of the two major Ports Authorities of Greece, Piraeus and Thessaloniki, the Greek Partner of Emma Delta that acquired the Greek Gambling Company and the Private equities that acquired the Greek Horseracing Organization.

Dispute Resolution: Our Law Firm provides full services in matters of dispute resolution, both in out of court procedures and negotiations and in litigation matters before the competent Greek and European Courts of every Instance.

Sotiris Perivolarakis, Managing Director-Partner, is a very experienced court lawyer, who have organized a high standard team to confront any such matter. Our very own in-house senior advisor, Prof. Harissios Tagaras, who served as former President of Chamber, in the European Union Civil Service Tribunal provides the most useful and precise advice concerning major cases.

Commercial, Corporate and M&A: Our Law Firm has provided a multidisciplinary support to Greek and Foreign companies on a wide range of commercial and corporate issues arising from their business activities on the Greek territory. Our Partners Mr. Nikolas Sagias and Mrs. Eleni Siouti have assisted in a consistent manner leading actors in the Greek market with day-to-day company issues and in parallel, represented them in an efficient manner in major transactions such as company buyouts, merges and business deals.

We have been the major consultants during the last years of major international groups that control the Port Authorities of major Ports of Greece, and have acted on behalf of them for the establishment and reformation of former state-owned companies so that they could meet the needs of the ever evolving financial environment.

Real Estate and Construction: Our Law Firm maintain a separate practice acting on multidisciplinary real estate legal matters, under the supervision of our Senior Partners, namely Mr. Spyros Sagias and Sotiris Perivolarakis, who are assisted by our Senior Associate Ms. R. Michalopoulou, a highly qualified attorney in real estate legal consulting. We have a long history in the practice area since the inception of our law firm. In particular, we have represented private investors, willing to invest on the Greek territory namely on private islands or large properties located in the Greek mainland, in the legal evaluation of the real property on owned by major state organization in cooperation with international financial advisors. For instance, we have been involved in the legal evaluation of over 100 plots of the Greek Tourist Agency of Real Property and the property of the Greek railroad Company, as well.

Department Name Email Telephone
Projects and Privatization, Real Estate and Construction Spyros Sagias
European Law and Litigation Harissios Tagaras
Projects and Privatization Ifigenia Vourdouni
Projects and Privatization, Commercial, Corporate and M&A Nikolas Sagias
Dispute Resolution Sotiris Perivolarakis
Commercial, Corporate and M&A Eleni Siouti
Projects and Privatization Athena Papikinou
Real Estate and Construction Rena Michalopoulou
Projects and Privatization George Tsoukalos
Commercial, Corporate and M&A Ahina Pavlakou
Dispute Resolution Olga Marinou
Projects and Privatization Rania Valta
Dispute Resolution Eleni Mamai
Commercial, Corporate and M&A Regina Ibragimova
Dispute Resolution Sofia Katsouli
Photo Name Position Profile
 Athena Papikinou  photo Athena Papikinou Partner
 Sotiris Perivolarakis photo Sotiris Perivolarakis Partner/ Head of Dispute Resolution
 Spyros Sagias photo Spyros Sagias Partner/ Head of Real Estate and Construction
 Nikolas Sagias photo Nikolas Sagias Partner/ Head of Commercial, Corporate and M&A
 Eleni Siouti photo Eleni Siouti Partner/ Head of Commercial, Corporate and M&A
 Harissios Tagaras  photo Harissios Tagaras Senior Advisor
 Ifigenia Vourdouni photo Ifigenia Vourdouni Partner/ Head of Projects and Privatisation
Spyros Sagias : Head of Real Estate and Construction
Harissios Tagaras : Senior Advisor
Ifigenia Vourdouni : Head of Projects and Privatization
Nikolas Sagias : Head of Projects and Privatization, Head of Commercial, Corporate and M&A
Sotiris Perivolarakis : Head of Dispute Resolution
Eleni Siouti : Head of Commercial, Corporate and M&A
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