Global Greece Corporate/Commercial
Rankings overview for Departments
- KLC Law Firm
- Papapolitis & Papapolitis
- Your Legal Partners
- Anna Manda Karatzas & Partners5 Years Ranked
- Christina Faitakis Karatzas & Partners18 Years Ranked
- Evi Kitsou Bernitsas Law5 Years Ranked
- Katia J Protopapa Koutalidis Law Firm1 Years Ranked
- Lambros Belessis Bernitsas Law1 Years Ranked
- Melina Katsimi Lambadarios Law Firm5 Years Ranked
- Stefanos Charaktiniotis Zepos & Yannopoulos1 Years Ranked
- Theodore Rakintzis Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm1 Years Ranked
- Maria Golfinopoulou
- Vangelis Politis
All Departments profiles
1Bernitsas LawCorporate/Commercial2023 | Band 1 | 19 Years RankedBernitsas Law boasts a broad corporate and commercial practice based in Athens, aided by its strong financing offering. The law firm comes highly reputed for its expertise in M&A transactions ranging from divestments and demergers to cross-border acquisitions. A further key strength of the firm lies in the handling of shareholder agreements and share acquisitions, as well as the participation in public tenders, making it a great choice for international clients. Additionally, the firm regularly assists with corporate restructurings, contract negotiations and due diligence issues. The firm's clientele includes investment funds and pharmaceutical companies, and lawyers in the team also act for public authorities, further underlining the firm's strong market position. 1Karatzas & PartnersCorporate/Commercial2023 | Band 1 | 19 Years RankedKaratzas & Partners is a leading firm drawing on its impressive bench strength to cover the full spectrum of corporate and commercial work. The team is held in high esteem for its expertise in transactional matters, advising on both domestic and cross-border M&A mandates, including divestments and asset acquisitions in the real estate and energy sector. Lawyers at the firm offer further expertise in complex corporate transformation projects, participation in tender processes and share purchase agreements as well as share capital issues. Due to its excellent reputation in the financial world, the firm is frequently sought after by banks and investment funds to act on complex and often cross-border M&A mandates. Karatzas & Partners is also a popular choice with international law firms to provide advice on the Greek law aspects of cross-border transactions. 1POTAMITISVEKRISCorporate/Commercial2023 | Band 1 | 17 Years RankedThe market-leading team at POTAMITISVEKRIS regularly handles M&A transactions and offers experience across a broad range of sectors, such as the travel, hospitality and energy industries. The expertise at the law firm encompasses the acquisition and sale of assets, mergers by absorption and joint venture set-ups, as well as the setting up of new entities in Greece. Furthermore, the team assists with licensing and partnership agreements, asset transfers and contract negotiations. Its clientele includes international investment funds, public entities and well-known corporates.
2Dryllerakis & AssociatesCorporate/Commercial2023 | Band 2 | 19 Years RankedDryllerakis & 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. 2Koutalidis Law FirmCorporate/Commercial2023 | Band 2 | 19 Years RankedKoutalidis Law Firm offers a well-established corporate and commercial practice group. The team regularly assists with a range of transactions with particular prowess in handling share sales, acquisitions and privatisations at both a domestic and global level. Additionally, clients benefit from the law firm's growing strength in public tender proceedings and corporate transformation projects. Koutalidis's client roster includes well-known players from the energy, banking and technology sectors. 2Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law FirmCorporate/Commercial2023 | Band 2 | 19 Years RankedKyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm houses a well-reputed corporate and commercial practice group, often assisting investment funds and multinational companies with a variety of mandates. The team regularly advises on mandates pertaining to private and public M&A, including share purchase agreements, investments in energy and real estate assets, as well as merger by absorption. The firm's other areas of expertise include corporate reorganisations, the establishment of joint ventures and product launches, as well as capital increase mandates. Lawyers at the firm also offer experience in general commercial issues, complementing the firm's holistic offering. 2Lambadarios Law FirmCorporate/Commercial2023 | Band 2 | 15 Years RankedLambadarios Law Firm houses a well-reputed corporate team known for handling transactions, corporate restructurings and SPV participation. International companies and funds often seek the firm's advice on public and private M&A, investments and corporate activities in Greece across various industry sectors such as real estate, hospitality and technology. The team offers further expertise in the set-up of branches, bidding processes and due diligence assessments as well as contract negotiations and privatisations. Lambadarios often cooperates with foreign and international law firms to handle cross-border mandates. 2Norton Rose FulbrightCorporate/Commercial2023 | Band 2 | 18 Years RankedThe international law firm Norton Rose Fulbright advises on a range of corporate and commercial transactions in Greece. The team regularly assists with investments, demergers and spin-offs, as well as the set-up of joint ventures, especially in the energy sector. Lawyers at the firm often act for well-known corporates and investment funds and offer additional expertise in the sale of shareholdings and participation in privatisation tenders. Due to its international network the Athens-based team at Norton Rose Fulbright is well placed to handle the Greek law aspects of cross-border mandates. 2Zepos & YannopoulosCorporate/Commercial2023 | Band 2 | 19 Years RankedZepos & Yannopoulos is particularly active in M&A transactions, assisting with the sale and acquisition of companies and shareholdings, as well as participation in tenders. Additionally, the law firm offers expertise in the set-up of joint ventures, corporate governance and distribution issues, as well as sponsorship agreements. While often acting for foreign investors looking to acquire Greek targets, lawyers in the team also assist local players from the energy, consumer goods and technology sectors.
3A. S. Papadimitriou & PartnersCorporate/Commercial2023 | Band 3 | 2 Years RankedA. S. Papadimitriou & Partners is an increasingly popular law firm that predominantly advises on investments, divestments and share acquisitions, acting for corporates and investment funds, as well as public investors. Additionally, the law firm assists with cooperation agreements and fund participations, with further expertise in Greek projects. The firm is well placed to assist with all daily corporate matters, drawing on its experience as a trusted adviser to domestic companies. 3SarantitisCorporate/Commercial2023 | Band 3 | 18 Years RankedSarantitis acts on a variety of corporate mandates, with particular expertise in the sale and acquisition of shareholderships. The team also assists with M&A transactions and contractual agreements, as well as due diligence assessments. Lawyers at the firm offer further expertise in the establishment of Greek companies and day-to-day corporate compliance issues. Sarantitis's clientele ranges from domestic and international corporates to investment funds.
- KLC Law FirmCorporate/Commercial2023 | Band 4
- Papapolitis & PapapolitisCorporate/Commercial2023 | Band 4
- Your Legal PartnersCorporate/Commercial2023 | Band 4