POTAMITISVEKRIS is a broad commercial law practice based in Athens and operating across South- East Europe.

We are currently one of the largest firms in Greece, with a significant market presence and recognised for our expertise in the areas we practice. The firm, based on the twin pillars of advisory and dispute resolution work, is broadly recognised for its excellence in a number of practice areas and industries each headed by some of Greece’s most prominent legal practitioners.

Combining an international outlook with in depth local knowledge and legal learning with a commitment to problem solving, POTAMITISVEKRIS reflects its principals’ ambitions to bring the provision of legal services in Greece to a new level of competence, quality of service and integrity.

€138m Pension Scheme Dispute

Alexios Papastavrou and team successfully represented a major international bank against claims by 422 former employees who were requesting c.€138m and interest from the partial liquidation of a pension scheme.

Employment Litigation

Alexios Papastavrou and team are representing a major new industrial client in various employment litigation matters, mainly for allegedly illegal dismissals for technical and financial reasons and benefits, involving more than 1.000 employees.

Largest Hotel Sector M&A in 2015

George Bersis and team advised certain foreign private equity funds and international investors on all the Greek law aspects related to the acquisition and financing of the largest M&A in the hotel sector to take place in 2015.
“An excellent service provided. They coordinated complex transactions and provided novel approaches to solving complex problems.”
IFLR 1000 2016