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Tsibanoulis & Partners Law Firm

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Managing Partners: Dr Dimitris G. Tsibanoulis
Number of partners: 7
Number of lawyers: 16
Languages: Greek, English, German, French, Italian

Firm Overview:
Tsibanoulis & Partners is a leading Greek law firm with an exceptional reputation in financial services, capital markets, banking and corporate law. The firm’s lawyers work to the strictest professional and ethical standards, are multi-lingual and internationally trained. Most of them hold postgraduate qualifications from leading Greek, European and US Universities. Continuity of service and personal contact is the cornerstone of the firm’s offer, with advice which reflects both the reality of clients’ business environments and the need for timely and realistic solutions to the most difficult legal and business matters

Main Areas of Practice:
Banking & Finance
Capital Markets
Company & Commercial
Corporate/M&A
Competition
Data Protection
Employment
Energy
Gaming & Betting Law
Insurance
Intellectual Property
Litigation and Mediation
Privatisation
Project Finance
Public and Administrative Law
Public Procurement
Real Estate

Banking & Finance:
3 partners; 4 associates
Provision of legal advice to:
■BNP Paribas Securities Services for several judicial and regulatory proceedings
■The Greek branch of the ProCredit Bank concerning financial law issues, banking contracts and the operation of the branch
■Savings Banks Foundation for International Cooperation, in relation to development of a Savings Bank Structure in Greece
■Praxia Bank in relation to several banking law issues
■Aegean Baltic Bank, Pancretan Cooperative Bank, Chania Cooperative Bank on several banking law issues
■COFACE SA for the establishment of a branch in Greece
■Ministry of Economy and Development on the preparation of a draft law for the Hellenic Promotional/Development Bank
■Cash Payment Solutions GmbH on payment services
■Edenred Corporate Payment in relation to payment services
■Worldbridge Payment Services in relation to payment services
■ERGO Group on banking and insurance issues
Key Clients: Ministry of Economy and Development, BNP Paribas, ProCredit Bank, Aegean Baltic Bank, Pancretan Cooperative Bank, Chania Cooperative Bank, COFACE SA, Cash Payment Solutions, Edenred, Worldbridge Payment Services, Sparkassenstiftung, Savings Banks Foundation, Praxia Bank
Contact: Dr. Dimitris Tsibanoulis
Tel: +30 21 036 75 100
Email: [email protected]

Capital Markets:
3 partners; 4 associates
Provision of legal advice to:
■BNP Paribas Securities Services regarding investments under MiFID II and clearing and settlement of stock-exchange transactions
■KAPPA Securities Ltd, Pegasus Securities SA, Triple A Experts Investment Corporation, AXIA Ventures Group Ltd, EPIC Investment Corporation, Nuntius Brokerage & Investments Services SA, Vie Finance Investment Corporation on capital market issues
■EDEKT Asset Management SA, the sole Greek investment company entrusted by law to manage the portfolios of Greek social security funds
■Eurobank Private Bank Luxembourg S.A. in relation to investment services matters
■Occupational Fund for the Employees of Insurance Undertakings on several organisational and investment law issues
■Alpha Bank on several banking law issues
Key Clients: BNP Paribas, KAPPA Securities, Pegasus Securities SA Investment Firm, AXIA Ventures Group, EPIC Investment Firm, Nuntius Brokerage, EDEKT Investment Firm, Vie Finance Investment Firm, Eurobank
Contact: Dr. Dimitris Tsibanoulis / Emmanuel Komis
Tel: +30 21 036 75 100
Email: [email protected] / [email protected]

Corporate/M&A:
3 partners; 4 associates
Provision of legal advice to:
■The Hellenic Corporation of Assets and Participations (HCAP) on issues of corporate law and corporate governance
■Pancretan Cooperative Bank, Chania Cooperative Bank and Epirus Cooperative Bank on several corporate and corporate governance issues
■Ryanair on a wide range of legal issues including aviation law
■Aegean Baltic Bank in relation to corporate and corporate governance issues
■TUI on corporate law and competition law issues regarding the acquisition of Hotel Companies
■Creta Farm SA in relation to the finance contract that it entered with the European Investment Bank (1st loan granted to a Greek company within the context of Juncker Plan) and for corporate governance issues
Key Clients: HCAP, Pancretan Cooperative Bank, Epirus Cooperative Bank, Zulu Trade Group, Aegean Baltic Bank, Ryanair, TUI, Creta Farm SA
Contact: Dr. Dimitris Tsibanoulis / Anna Apostolaki
Tel: +30 21 036 75 100
Email: [email protected] / [email protected]

Intellectual Property:
1 partner; 2 associates
Provision of legal advice to:
■Malibu Health Products regarding trade mark infringement disputes before civil and administrative courts, up to Supreme Court
■Bayer Hellas in a series of law suits against importers of counterfeit pesticides
■The UK apparel brand SUPERDRY in trademark infringement disputes
■AIRBNB regarding trademark matters and portfolio in Greece, ranging from clearance searches to trademark advice and prosecution
■The major Spanish apparel group INDITEX for ZARA, OYSHO and MASSIMO DUTTI
Key Clients: Malibu Health Products, AIRBNB, Imperial Tobacco, AVIA, INDITEX, Bayer Hellas, Starbucks Coffee Company, Eurolife ERB Insurance
Contact: Dr. Marina Perraki
Tel: +30 21 036 75 100
Email: [email protected]

Privatisation – Concession:
2 partners; 4 associates
Provision of legal advice to:
■The Hellenic Gas Transmission System Operator (DESFA)
■Sichuan Communications Investment Group Co.,Ltd, a major Chinese company regarding the concession of Egnatia Motorway
■AVIA, the worldwide gas and oil leader, on protection of its trademark rights in Greece
Key Clients: DESFA, AVIA
Contact: Dr Dimitris Tsibanoulis / Anna Apostolaki
Tel: +30 21 036 75 100
Email: [email protected] / [email protected]

Real Estate:
2 partners; 2 associates
Provision of legal advice to:
■The Ark of the World, a non-governmental organisation, in respect to purchases/leases of buildings and plots of land
■High net individuals in respect to purchases and the respective issuance of residence permits
Key Clients: Ark of the World
Contact: Aristeidis Goulandris
Tel: +30 21 036 75 100
Email: [email protected]

Public & Administrative:
1 partner; 2 associates
Provision of legal advice to:
■Legal advice and extensive legal opinions to Athens Intentional Airport (AIA) on the extension of its concession agreement from the viewpoint of public procurement law
■Legal opinion to the Centre for Renewable Energy Sources (KAPE) on its legal and regulatory framework as well as possible options for its modernisation
Key Clients: AIA, KAPE Contact: Dr Dimitris Tsibanoulis / Dr. Nikolaos Simantiras
Tel: +30 21 036 75 100
Email: [email protected] / [email protected]