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V.D. Ikonomidis & Associates Law Firm
11527 ATHENS

Greece > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

Counting corporations from across the IT, pharmaceuticals, and real estate sectors amongst its clients, the ‘effective and reliableV.D. Ikonomidis & Associates Law Firm covers M&A, shareholders' agreements, and business transformations. In Athens, Vassilios Ikonomidis is an expert in all aspects of corporate and commercial issues, whilst Despina Valtzi is also noted.

Practice head(s):

Vassilios Ikonomidis

Other key lawyers:


‘The lawyers are really focused on understanding first your requirements, then the general concept of what they include, and finally delivering your options accordingly.’

‘The team possesses an in-depth understanding of the entire M&A lifecycle, offering clients a one-stop solution for all their M&A needs. VDI Law Firm is adept at integrating insights from various disciplines, ensuring that clients benefit from a comprehensive perspective, encompassing not just the legal, but also the financial, operational, and strategic facets of a deal.’

‘Despina Valtzi and Vassilios Ikonomidis stand out for their responsiveness, which is a beacon of their professional ethos, ensuring timely and effective communication every step of the way. It’s not just about reacting swiftly, but about doing so with accuracy and depth, and this team mastered that delicate balance.’

‘Despina Valtzi and Vassilios Ikonomidis have been the very embodiment of dedication and professionalism throughout the entire deal process. Their fairness in negotiations and discussions was a testament to their integrity, ensuring that every interaction was balanced and just.’

‘Vassilios Ikonomidis is an excellent team leader and problem solver, with acute business acumen. Despina Valtzi has excellent knowledge and displays a high level of professionalism.’

‘They are all exceptionally responsive and resourceful, giving us the results we need. They are also genuinely nice people – a pleasure to work with.’

‘Effective and reliable. Great collaboration and communication. Prompt replies to requests. Kind people and good professionals.’

‘Broad expertise, especially in commercial subjects. Always contactable, with very good and clear communication. Transparency with all the issues and with billing.’

Key clients

Agile Actors Hellas S.A.

Applicative Ventures S.A.

InnovativeOne P.C.

Alba Textile Agency Sole Shareholder Co. Ltd

Leriva Group of Companies

Original Senses P.C.

Maritime Impact General Partnership (E.S.G. Shipping Awards)

Allwyn Information Technology Systems Single Member S.A.

Camelot Global Lottery Solutions Ltd.

Karanikolas Group S.A.

Parapolitika S.A.

Exelixis S.A.

Neotex S.A.

Optimum S.A.

Jasol Properties Investments P.C.

Work highlights

  • Advised Agile Actors Hellas on the acquisition of 80% of its share capital by Austrian Post.
  • Advised Karanikolas Group S.A. on its asymmetric partial demerger in accordance with Laws 4601/2019 and 4935/2022.
  • Advised Parapolitika Group on the merger by way of absorption between three companies of the group.

Greece > Dispute resolution Tier 4

Representing companies from across the shipping, aviation, and cosmetics industries in complex, multi-jurisdictional litigation, V.D. Ikonomidis & Associates Law Firm is highly praised for its ‘strong communication’ and ‘responsive’ nature. Based out of Athens, both Vassilios Ikonomidis and Georgia Patili co-head the practice, with the former specialising in international commercial cases, while the latter is an expert in corporate disputes. Eleni Chatzidaki is also noted.

Practice head(s):

Vassilios Ikonomidis; Georgia Patili

Other key lawyers:


‘They are highly responsive and understand the needs of foreign clients.’

‘Georgia Patili handled the matter with professionalism and sensitivity to the needs of a foreign client and foreign counsel. She was timely, responsive and competent and was a pleasure to work with.’

‘Vassilios Ikonomidis has a strong reputation in dispute resolution, and is capable of dealing with complex legal cases and delivering positive results.’

‘Vassilios Ikonomidis has a good knowledge of the law and experience in dealing with this subject matter.’

‘VDI & Associates Law Firm has knowledgeable and effective lawyers. It is a very well-organised law firm – experienced and professional. Their main strength is having the right combination of skills that you can trust to get the best results in a timely manner. I will definitely recommend them to others and continue my cooperation with them.’

‘Georgia Patili is an amazing lawyer! She is excellent at what she does and also an amazing person.’

‘Very strong communication skills within the team, with a totally people-centred philosophy. A trustworthy team that is always focused on delivering results.’

‘Vassilios Ikonomidis and Georgia Patili are really focused on first understanding your needs and then the general concept of what that includes, and finally deliver your options accordingly.’

Key clients

Organisational Committee of Arranging Motor Sports (Motorsport Greece)

SSH Maritime Group of Companies (Punmore Capital Ltd)

Swift Profit Rental S.A.

BMW HELLAS Car Trading S.A.

Optimum S.A.

Agile Group of Companies

Egnite S.A.

Leriva Group of Companies

Exelixis S.A.

Original Senses P.C.

Senso in Terra S.A.

Cobaltair LTD in Liquidation

Neotex S.A.

Kentro Chara

Karanikolas Group S.A.

Work highlights

  • Acting for the Organisational Committee of Arranging Motor Sports (Motorsport Greece) in a trade mark dispute concerning the Acropolis Rally.
  • Acted for SSH Maritime Group of Companies (Punmore Capital) in a dispute with a contractor over the failure to carry out the agreed refitting works for a commercial yacht.
  • Acting for Swift Profit Rental S.A. in a claim against Malco Hellas ABETTE over the breach of a lease agreement.

V.D. Ikonomidis & Associates Law Firm (VDI Law Firm) was established in December 2009 by the managing partner Vassilios D. Ikonomidis, who was already actively engaged in the areas of civil, commercial and criminal law. Since then, we have continuously provided our legal services, having gradually evolved from a small-sized law office into a dynamically growing boutique law firm.

Our firm is distinguished for its high standard of legal services in specialized areas of law, combining legal tradition and decades of experience with flexibility and understanding of contemporary challenges in financial and business environments.

The scientific excellence of our members in various areas of law, the reliability and swiftness in handling the cases assigned, ensure an integrated and interdisciplinary approach to legal issues that may arise in the course of carrying out any kind of business activity and constitute the basis of the firm’s successful course until today. The professional relationships of our firm are characterized by continuity and mutual trust, with the firm having established an ever-expanding clientele, which includes Greek and international companies and groups, entrepreneurs, strategic investors and individuals.

The firm’s aim is its evolution into a modern law firm, which along with the full legal expertise of its members, will fully meet the growing needs and demands of each business activity. The fundamental principle of our firm is to provide high quality legal services, as well as innovative and effective solutions.

Department Name Email Telephone
Head of Corporate and Managing Partner, Dispute Resolution, Commercial Contracts, M&A, Real Estate, Tax Law, Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Law, Intellectual Property Vassilios Ikonomidis vikonomidis@vdilawfirm.com +30 210 8847442
Head of Dispute Resolution, Commercial Contracts, Real Estate, Employment Law, Data Protection Law, Restructuring & Insolvency, TMT Georgia Patili gpatili@vdilawfirm.com +30 210 8847442
Corporate Law, Commercial Contracts, M&A, Banking & Finance Law, Tax Law, Real Estate, Yachts, Intellectual Property Despina Valtzi dvaltzi@vdilawfirm.com +30 210 8847442
Photo Name Position Profile
Vassilios Ikonomidis photo Mr Vassilios Ikonomidis Head of Corporate and Dispute Resolution, Managing Partner
Georgia Patili photo Mrs Georgia Patili Head of Dispute Resolution and Partner
Despina Valtzi photo Mrs Despina Valtzi Partner – Corporate, Commercial and M&A
Hellenic German Chamber of Commerce
American Hellenic Chamber of Commerce
Legislative Reform Committee of American – Hellenic Chamber of Commerce
Hellenic-Dutch Association of Commerce and Industry

TESTIMONIAL: “Their immediate legal actions, their professionalism and their excellent performance are the strengths that make them special.”

TESTIMONIAL: “All the lawyers of the firm are hardworking, consistent, reliable and very experienced. They have excellent knowledge of Greek law and in general of the Greek law system. Mrs. Georgia Patili, Mrs. Aikaterini Pothoulaki, Mrs. Theodora Nikolopoulou, and of course Mr. Vassilios Ikonomidis himself are excellent colleagues.”

TESTIMONIAL: “Rapid responses on an unusual matter, and a sensible approach to handling litigation. Not afraid to deal with complex legal and expert issues, at a very reasonable rate.”

TESTIMONIAL: “Vassilios Ikonomidis is a great help on a difficult case with a good grasp of tactics and excellent English (I am instructing him from the UK).”

Aim of “VDI Law Firm” is its evolution into a modern law firm, that along with the full legal expertise of its members will fully meet the growing needs and demands of each business activity. Fundamental principle of the firm is to provide high quality legal services as well as innovative and effective solutions. As the world entered a new and more digitalized era, people seek from law firms to be ahead of times, capable of understanding the new needs that may occur and give solutions directly without losing their anthropocentric character. That is something we here in VDI Law Firm always try to embrace. We put people and their needs first. We research in great depth the problems and needs and with our expertise we solve everything in time. We have created a trusted environment for our clients and that is shown in our numerous testimonials. Also, we try to create a trusting and loyal environment for our colleagues too. We are opposed discrimination of any kind, inside and outside of the company. That is something we try to maintain in our recruiting processes as well. We do not care about colour or race, as long as you are as passionate as we are at performing the law and you have demonstrated solid academic credentials. Our wide clientele shows that we do not discriminate clients as well. We take over every company or individual that come to us –if the problem is inside our firm’s capabilities- and we always use our long-term expertise to help. Inclusion is how we unleash the power of diversity. We strive to foster belonging and empowerment inside and outside our workplace.

If a workplace consists of a diverse group of lawyers and staff, then it will be easier to grasp clients’ needs better and provide them with innovative solutions, wherever the client is based. Innovation, motivation, inclusion and trust are some of the core values that our firm always tries to proceed with.