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POTAMITISVEKRIS

Competition/European Law

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What the team is known for

Leading practice regularly representing large multinationals before competition authorities in Greece. Particularly knowledgeable in abuse of dominance and cartel cases. Also noted for its skilful handling of transaction-related mandates and merger control filings with the European Commission. Additional expertise in state aid issues. Frequently assists clients in the media, telecoms, life sciences and energy sectors.

Strengths

A client reports: "They are able to offer sophisticated and tailored legal advice on various competition matters. They are very responsive and quick to provide feedback, which distinguishes them from others in the market."

"The team's legal expertise produces tangible results and ensures the best interests of our company," states another impressed respondent, adding: "The lawyers present us with several options, guide us through and support us in every step of the way."

Work highlights

Assisted WIND Hellas with the clearance of its joint venture with Vodafone for creation of Vantage Towers before the EETT.

Notable practitioners

Clients attest that Dimitris Loukas "has vast knowledge and experience in competition law which enables him to offer strategic and practical advice of great value. He also has very strong interpersonal skills which always guarantee a smooth and meaningful cooperation." He offers market-leading expertise in a range of contentious and non-contentious Greek and European competition law mandates.

The "very well-respected" Xenophon Paparrigopoulos handles significant cartel investigations, abuse of dominance cases and merger control issues. Clients profess that "he is cool, calm and collected and has amassed a lot of knowledge."

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Overview

The firm's EU and competition law and antitrust practice is one of the best in Greece. The team regularly handles cases concerning the clearance and notification of mergers and acquisitions before the Greek Competition Commission and European Commission and has also supervised filings before the National Competition Authorities in several countries including Cyprus, Bulgaria, Montenegro, Romania and Serbia. Potamitsvekris has also represented clients before the Greek Competition Commission in major cartel and abuse of dominant position cases and at the administrative courts in appealing decisions of the Greek Competition Commission.

Competition/European Law

POTAMITISVEKRIS

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Location

11 Omirou Street

Athens

Athens

Greece

10672

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Greece

Competition/European Law


Dimitris Loukas
Band 1
Xenophon Paparrigopoulos
Band 2