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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.

Sale of Major Cosmetics Company

Stathis Potamitis and team advised the shareholders of a major Greek cosmetics company in the sale of a majority stake to an international fashion and fragrance firm.

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.

Acquisition and Transfer of Assets in Pharmaceutical Sector

Alexandros Kortesis and his team advised the local arm of two multinational leading pharmaceutical companies on the transfer of assets of a gastroenterology medicine for patients with mild to moderate Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis in Greece with an estimated global value of $215m.
"The lawyers have a great ethos and make clients feel at home."
Chambers Europe 2015