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AKL Law Firm

Real Estate

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What the team is known for

Maintains a stellar reputation for its advice on all areas of real estate law. Particularly well known for its work in real estate M&A and financing. Also noted for its expertise in real estate disputes. Represents prominent players in the market, including developers, REICs, lenders and government agencies. Assists with a range of mandates connected to development projects, including planning, zoning and environmental issues. Additionally well versed in tender processes. Experienced handling residential, commercial and hospitality real estate assets.

Strengths

"The firm delivers top-class solutions and advice, and understands the client's needs and expectations," enthuses an impressed client.

A second client remarks: "I particularly value the team's diligence, continuous support, and ability to assess legal risks and anticipate setbacks."

"We choose them for their direct and prompt responses," says another interviewee.

Work highlights

Assisted Lamda Development with licensing issues that include infrastructure works and building permits in the context of the Hellinikon project.

Notable practitioners

Alexandros Kosmopoulos is recognised as a key figure in the department, with market commentators noting his sector knowledge. He is particularly adept at handling large-scale real estate finance mandates.

Constantine Alexiou is a prominent figure in the Greek real estate market. He advises on significant project development mandates, assisting with urban planning matters, building permits and property exploitation issues.

Eleftheria Vassila is "great in research and in finding possible options that help us see more and different angles to the legal challenges that we face," says a market source. She assists clients with planning and environmental licensing topics, as well as with real estate transactions and development projects.

A noted leader in the field, Helen Alexiou offers remarkable experience in the sector, handling large-scale property developments, licensing issues and real estate acquisitions as well as disputes. A client says that "her advice consistently leads to practical, actionable, commercially and financially sound outcomes," adding that "she goes the extra mile to ensure that no questions are left unanswered and that all possible options and outcomes are considered and weighed."

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Overview

Our market leading Real Estate practice is led by Helen Alexiou and Constantine Alexiou, two of the most respected lawyers in the Greek Real Estate market. Alexandros Kosmopoulos adds strong expertise in finance related matters.

The team is universally recognised for its comprehensive advice on the full range of real estate transactions and is widely known in the market for its in-depth knowledge of the sector and for offering a creative approach to all kinds of real estate projects, no matter their size or complexity. The team has worked on some of the most complex real estate projects in Greece in the past decade.

Our team is well-equipped to advise on highly technical matters such as zoning, planning, regulatory and environmental matters, development parameters and licensing, and has strong experience over all asset categories. It provides a comprehensive range of services to the Greek market, including asset acquisitions and divestments, development and redevelopment, concessions, and real estate finance.

We work with property developers, contractors, financial and strategic investors, lenders, governmental agencies, corporates, and “high-net worth” individuals - both domestic and international.

Real Estate Department

AKL Law Firm

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23A Vassilissis Sofias Avenue

1st floor

Athens

Athens

Greece

106 74

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Real Estate


Alexandros Kosmopoulos
Band 2
Constantine Alexiou
Senior Statespeople
Eleftheria Vassila
Associates to watch
Helen Alexiou
Band 1