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Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm

Dispute Resolution

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What the team is known for

Handles civil claims on behalf of Greek or foreign-headquartered clients operating in various sectors. Advises on IP disputes, product liability cases and other commercial claims arising for clients in the life sciences and shipping sectors. Represents foreign banks in criminal proceedings. Advises on the early termination of distribution or franchise agreements. Also handles shareholder disputes.

Strengths

One satisfied client says that the team members demonstrate "business sense," explaining: "They don't just give us legal opinions but properly guide us and help us reach our goals."

Another source finds the lawyers to be "knowledgeable, engaged and methodical."

Notable practitioners

Recognised by market commentators as "the most distinguished litigator in Athens," Anthony Hadjioannou represents clients in cross-border litigation pertaining to shareholder disputes or the termination of distribution agreements. One client sees him as "extremely thorough" and "very straightforward."

Interviewees report that managing partner John Kyriakides is adept at tackling complex commercial disputes. Clients say that "he has a brilliant mind" and note his ability to "look at the situation from a legal and a personal point of view." Being particularly popular with life sciences companies, he regularly handles disputes relating to trade mark protection matters, defective products and commercial agreements.

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Overview

The Dispute Resolution practice of Kyriakides Georgopoulos (KG) Law Firm represents one of the firm’s largest practice groups with 4 partners and more than 20 associates who handle almost exclusively contentious cases on a daily basis.

The firm’s attorneys have an extensive and long standing experience in all sorts of corporate and contractual related disputes with an excellent track record. At the same time we have also developed a highly qualified criminal law practice and handle on an annual basis a vast number of criminal cases acting either as defense lawyers or as prosecution lawyers (civil party) representing financial institutions and/or corporations in cases involving bribery, embezzlement, fraud, forgery, breach of fiduciary duty, perjury etc.

KG puts heavy emphasis on selecting top lawyers and on ensuring their constant development. This allows us to be:

In acknowledgment of the fact that most clients relinquish litigation, we are at the same time experienced in negotiations and settlement of disputes and always work in cooperation with our clients with an aim to avoid litigation. It is this approach that has traditionally earned us a top tier ranking in all leading independent legal directories.

Dispute Resolution Department

Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm

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Department location

28, Dimitriou Soutsou Str.,

Athens

Athens

Greece

11521

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Dispute Resolution


Anthony Hadjioannou
Senior Statespeople
John Kyriakides
Band 3