The last decade has entailed a surge in non-recourse project financing in Greece, ranging from large infrastructure projects and thermal and renewable electricity generation, to hotels and commercial real estate and public private partnerships. The electricity market has seen a significant penetration of renewable energy sources, spearheaded by wind and solar energy. There has also been activity in the areas of upstream oil and gas projects, as well as waste to energy projects.

POTAMITISVEKRIS has established an impressive track record of advising lenders, sponsors and contractors on large and complex project finance transactions, including motorways, thermal and renewable electricity generation, marinas, large-scale commercial real estate, hospitality, waste management and public private partnerships.

Our dedicated Project Finance team is well positioned to structure, document and lead transactions from start to finish whether on the lenders’ side or on the sponsors’ or contractors’ side. The team members have extensive experience in the conduct of due diligence reviews, the provision of advice on the structuring of projects, the preparation of complex financing and security documentation and the management of the financial close procedure.

Our Energy practice supplements our Project Finance practice with enhanced knowledge of the applicable regulatory and environmental framework. We advise on all aspects of energy law, providing both domestic and international clients with relevant legal services in the context of due diligence review and acquisitions, non-recourse financing of energy projects and oil and gas projects.

Deep knowledge of the sector. Committed and hands-on. Excellent understanding of the business approach and needs of the client.

The Legal 500 EMEA 2021