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Apostolos Georgiades & Associates

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Chairman: Professor Apostolos Georgiades
Managing Partners: Stavros Georgiades
Number of partners: 6
Number of lawyers: 5
Languages: English, German, Greek

Firm Overview:
Apostolos Georgiades & Associates is a highly respected law firm actively involved in both domestic and international transactions and disputes, with a long legal tradition and profound expertise in most areas of Greek law. The firm has been established in 1969 and in the past thirty years has grown and expanded steadily to become one of the leading corporate firms in the country. Currently the firm advises a wide range of national and international corporate clientele and wealthy individuals on all areas of Greek business law and has developed strong and long-lasting liaisons with leading foreign and international law firms in Europe and the USA.

Main Areas of Practice:

Commercial & Civil Litigation
Arbitration
Banking & Finance
Securities
Corporate
Mergers & Acquisitions
Venture Capital Investments
Construction
Public Tenders & Public Contracts
Joint Ventures
Franchising
Property & Real Estate
Foreign Investments Consulting
International Arbitration
International Transactions
Agency & Distributorships
Antitrust & Trade Regulation
Trademarks
Copyright
Information Technology Law
European Union Law
European Convention of Human Rights

Dispute Resolution:
3 partners, 4 fee earners
The firm is distinguished for its leading expertise in dispute resolution. The firm’s litigation team has discreetly and successfully handled some of the weightiest cases ever presented before the Courts. In recent years the firm has acted in a large number of cases involving product liability, commercial agreements, torts and competition issues, some of which are considered as landmark cases. Litigation on private matters of ultra-high-net-worth individuals (like divorce, inheritance, control or distribution of assets) also absorbs much of the attention of the dispute resolution team partners. The firm also stands out for its arbitration practice (international and domestic; institutional and ad hoc). Members of the firm have served as umpires, arbitrators, counsellors and experts in some of the most significant disputes in Greece and abroad.
Contact: Professor George Georgiades
Tel: +30 210 6930 960
Email: [email protected]

Project Finance & Privatisation:
2 partners, 2 fee earners
The firm is amongst the leaders in public procurement, public contracts and privatisations. The team of attorneys provides legal services for Greek and foreign bidders in international tenders for infrastructure projects and for capital share in public owned companies. Noted for significant experience in contract management and administration of infrastructure projects, the firm is also highly regarded for expert legal insights. Named Partner Apostolos Georgiades, Professor Emeritus at the University of Athens Law School, has given several legal opinions on issues pertaining to public tenders and privatisation projects.
Contact: Stavros Georgiades
Tel: +30 210 6930 960
Email: [email protected]

Commercial & Corporate:
2 partners, 3 fee earners
The firm has outstanding experience in all aspects of corporate law, from legal due diligence, corporate governance issues, company formation, choice of corporate vehicle, conception and implementation of commercial deals and licensing to carefully drafting of all relevant agreement documents, such as supply and/or services agreements, SPA’s, non disclosure agreements and various memoranda. In parallel to handling the every day corporate issues of the firm’s clients, the team of lawyers is commonly involved in corporate projects, such as mergers and acquisitions, as well as advising on competition law and handling ‘dawn raids,’ as well as compliance with stock exchange and securities regulations.
Contact: Dr. Nikolaos Georgiades
Tel: +30 210 6930 960
Email: [email protected]

Banking & Finance:
2 partners, 1 fee earner
The firm is extremely strong in the full scope of banking, finance and securities law, as well as restructuring. It regularly advises underwriters, financial advisors and issuers with respect to initial share offerings, capital increase, private equity transactions and public offers for takeovers. Recently, the firm has advised and represented major clients in debt restructuring, mainly, by issuance of syndicated bond loan facilities. The firm also advises, on a regular basis, domestic and foreign financial institutions on major issues of banking transactions. In recent years, the firm’s banking and finance team has faced a vast and diverse number of novel issues in the area of financing real estate projects, among which, they have advised on the very first high-yield bond issuance in Greece.
Contact: Dr. Stavros Georgiades
Tel: +30 210 6930 960
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate:
2 partners, 2 fee earners
The firm has profound expertise in the real estate and construction market representing a wide range of developers, local and international investors and high net worth individual clients. The firm’s practice includes the full range of real estate and construction issues, such as due diligence, tax related concerns and drafting of relevant contracts. Further, it renders legal opinions to clients, based mainly abroad, on all major real estate related issues. The firm’s clientele includes the country’s largest developers and hoteliers.
Contact: Dr. Nikolaos Georgiades
Tel: +30 210 6930 960
Email: [email protected]

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