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Dryllerakis & Associates

Corporate/Commercial

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What the team is known for

Dryllerakis & Associates is an Athens-based law firm home to an excellent corporate department. The team offers particular expertise handling M&A transactions, including the acquisition of energy and hospitality assets, spin-offs and large privatisations. Clients also benefit from the firm's strength in shareholder matters, due diligence and cooperation agreements, as well as joint venture set-ups. Its activity across the technology, real estate and energy sectors further illustrates the firm's presence in the market and makes the firm particularly attractive to international clients.

Notable practitioners

Clients describe Cleomenis Yannikas as a "highly experienced and expert lawyer with whom it is great to cooperate." He is regularly involved in large privatisations and M&A transactions especially in relation to the hospitality sector with further expertise in investments and spin-offs.

Emmanuel Dryllerakis advises on a variety of corporate and commercial transactions across Greece and other jurisdictions including the acquisition of energy assets and the establishment of joint ventures. Clients highlight Dryllerakis' "very good vision for solutions in difficult cases."

John Dryllerakis is highly regarded for his breadth of expertise in corporate and commercial law mandates across Greece. He is described by sources as an "outstanding lawyer and mentor with an exceptional personality, expertise and incomparable business approach to legal matters aiming at providing solutions."

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Overview

  • Establishment and transformation of enterprises of all types
  • Handling complex M&A and JV cases. Conduct of legal due diligence
  • SPA and SHA, implementing appropriate business transformations
  • Advice on corporate governance compliance and stock option schemes
  • Participation of partners in the BoD of international clients
  • Representation of clients in general meetings of shareholders
  • Handling disputes between shareholders​
  • Extensive academic activity​
  • John C. Dryllerakis is the author of The Practical Guide for Societes Anonymes, one of the well-established scientific guides of corporate law applications on all aspects of everyday real life
  • John Dryllerakis' official legal opinions have been published in legal magazines and mostly have been accepted by Administration​

Corporate/Commercial

Dryllerakis & Associates

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Location

5, Chatzigianni Mexi street

Athens

Athens

Greece

GR-115 28

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Greece

Corporate/Commercial


Cleomenis Yannikas
Band 3
Emmanuel J Dryllerakis
Band 3
John C Dryllerakis
Senior Statespeople