Welcome

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.

Major systemic bank

Alexios Papastavrou and his team defended a major systemic bank against claims of 729 employees. The main issue in question was whether ARD applies in cases of Bank restructurings following a decision of the Governor of the Bank of Greece.

Clawback Litigation

Alexandros Kortesis and team represented a multinational company in the pharmaceuticals sector in litigation proceedings against Minister of Health regarding the imposition of clawback with a total value of €4m.

Disputes

Alexios Papastavrou and his team for 2019 and until now have defended clients against claims for overtime and unfair dismissal, in more than 5 and 10 cases, respectively. Also they have successfully defended client in more than 50 labour disputes before Labour Authorities (including Union matters and employee’s allegations for harassment for Union reasons, etc.) and more of 5 cases of work-related fatal accidents.
The partners and associates I have worked with are characterised by professionalism, in-depth knowledge and ability to find solutions.
IFLR 1000 2018