Recent Work & News

Recent Work Highlights

Litigation related to the annulment of a domestic ICC arbitral award

Konstantinos Papadiamantis and his team successfully represented the domestic subsidiary of a Danish publicly listed company in litigation proceedings before the Athens Court of Appeals, regarding the annulment of an ICC domestic arbitral award for an amount of approximately 1,1 M. €

€27,8 million commercial real estate transaction

Euripides Ioannou and his team advised an Argentinean fund on the sale of four companies to a listed REIC. The four companies own office buildings located in Athens, Marousi, Kifissia, and Argyroupoli, with a total surface area of approximately 21,700 square meters. The total value of the assets of the four companies amounts to €27.800.000.

Negotiations in Pharmaceutical Sector

Alexandros Kortesis and team advised the local arm of a multinational pharmaceutical company before the Negotiation Committee of Ministry of Health.

Transfer of Assets in Pharmaceutical Sector

Alexandros Kortesis and team advised the local arm of a multinational leading pharmaceutical company on the transfer of assets of a cardiovascular business.

Acquisition of Hyper Markets

George Bersis and Aspasia Malliou advised leading Greek Real Estate Investment Company on the negotiations and execution of a binding notarial pre-contract for the acquisition of four hyper-markets of total surface of 90.000 sqm. approximately, which are fully leased and operated by a big retailer, against the total purchase price of Euro 119,16 mio.

Merger in the banking sector

Vassilis Stergiou and team advised a real estate investment company on merger control aspects relating to its merger with a Greek banking & financial institution
Recent news & events

POTAMITISVEKRIS sponsors ELSA Athens’ Summer School on International Investment Law 2019

POTAMITISVEKRIS is happy to announce that for another year it proudly sponsors the Summer School on International Investment Law organized by ELSA Athens. Join us in supporting passionate law students from Greece and around the world who strive to enhance and change international law!

We’ve moved to a new office location!

From July 1st, the location of our company’s offices has been changed. Our new address is: 11 Omirou street, 10672, Athens. Emails & telephone numbers have not changed.

Regulatory Affairs Bulletin May

We are very pleased to announce that for a 2nd year, POTAMITISVEKRIS’ Associates contribute to SEV’s Monthly bulletin, regarding Regulatory affairs. Download here the May newsletter. Below some of the regular columnists who provide insights on the latest law trends across the country: M. Alexandraki, M. Galegalidou, D. Giannopoulos, F. Karkantzou and N.Sigkridis.

“Brain Drain & Gain” KPMG Event

POTAMITISVEKRIS will be attending the KPMG Greece event for the presentation of its research on “Brain Drain & Gain”, at the Hellenic-American Educational Foundation (Athens College) on 27 June. Peggy Velliotou, Managing Partner at KPMG Advisory, will present the key findings of the survey and our Managing Partner, Stathis Potamitis, will join a panel of exceptional speakers to discuss the topic.

Event regarding the law on corporate transformations (L.4601/2019)

The Greek Commercial Lawyers Association together with the Greek Tax Law & Fiscal Studies Association, are organizing an event regarding the recently enacted law for corporate transformations (law 4601/2019). Aspasia Malliou, Head of our Tax Department will participate in the event and will try to shed light on artificial arrangements in corporate transformations, aiming at avoiding taxation. The event is dedicated to the memory of Leonidas Georgopoulos and will be held on June 13, 2019, at Nomiki Bibliothiki (23 Mavromichali str, Athens).

Amendments to the Greek Penal Code

Konstantinos Papadiamantis and Dimitra Dai, Head and Associate respectively of our Civil & Criminal Litigation and Arbitration department, co-authored an article for “Kathimerini” newspaper. The article focuses on the upcoming amendments to the Greek Penal Code regarding breach of fiduciary duty and particularly on the process by which the criminal procedure may be initiated. You may read the article in the following link