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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.

Food Company Restructuring

Euripides Ioannou and team represented the financing banks in the context of the negotiation and implementation of an investment and debt restructuring agreement for one of Greece’s cured meat companies. The project involved, among other things, a €20 million investment in the company’s share capital by a third party investor which is one of Greece’s largest food companies, a restructuring of debt valued at approximately €81 million and a debt to asset swap of a commercial real estate property located in Athens, Greece.

Wind Farm Financing

Euripides Ioannou and team advised one of Greece’s largest energy groups in relation to a €60 million mezzanine facility for the financing of the development and construction of a 155,4MW wind farm in Texas, USA.

Largest Leisure Transaction of 2016

George Bersis and team advised on the privatization and sale of a trophy real estate. The transaction involved the sale (by the Hellenic Republic and a Greek bank) of a landmark hotel complex through an international tender and it was the largest leisure transaction of 2016.
"The team provides focused and effective legal support."
Chambers Europe 2015