Recent Work & News

Recent Work Highlights

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.

Acquisition of a leading olive oil company

Vassilis Stergiou and team advised a fund on the acquisition of a Greek leading olive oil company, through a tender process.

Major industry’s dispute

Alexios Papastavrou and his team defended a major industry against claims of more than 50 employees for unfair dismissal.

Medical devices dispute

Alexandros Kortesis and team is defending a leading medical devices company, against a lawsuit on a dispute arising from a distribution agreement.
Recent news & events

1st Tax Law Conference – Entrepreneurship and Taxation

POTAMITISVEKRIS will be attending the 1st Tax Law Conference-Entrepreneurship and Taxation, organized by NOMIKI BIBLIOTHIKI. The Conference will take place at Wyndham Grand Athens, on November 15, 2019. Aspasia Malliou , Head of the Tax practice and Secretary of the Greek Association of Tax Law and Fiscal Studies, will deliver a speech on “Change in tax residence for individuals and businesses: issues when moving out of Greece”. To find more information, please visit here

POTAMITISVEKRIS ranked as Top Tier firm by IFLR1000 2020

We’re very proud that we have been ranked Top Tier Firm for one more year in the prestigious list of IFLR1000. In addition, our Managing Partner Stathis Potamitis and our Partner George Bersis were recognized as ‘Market Leaders’ while our Partner Euripides Ioannou has been distinguished by the legal directory as ‘Highly Regarded’. Congratulations to all and great thanks to our clients for their support! For more information about the IFLR1000 rankings of POTAMITISVEKRIS, please click here.

Regulatory Affairs Bulletin September

POTAMITISVEKRIS’ dedicated team of lawyers (Mariana T.Galegalidou, Dionysios Giannopoulos, Fay Karkantzou, Anna Kefala, and Nikolas Sigkridis) contributed to the monthly bulletin of SEV (ΣΕΒ σύνδεσμος επιχειρήσεων και βιομηχανιών). The newsletter provides insights on law trends and key amendments to Regulatory affairs. If you want to download the September issue, please click here.

Article in KATHIMERINI newspaper about the acceleration of the proceeding before the Greek civil courts

Our Civil & Criminal Litigation and Arbitration Partner, K.Papadiamantis, in his article, identified points of concern and suggested solutions for the acceleration of proceedings before the Greek civil courts. The article was published by KATHIMERINI newspaper on Sunday 29/09/2019. Read the article here.

4th Annual Conference of EMEOD

Our partner Dimitrios Loukas will speak at the 4th Annual Conference of EMEOD on “Competition Law between Substantive and Procedural Rules” about the “Comeback of the Excessive Pricing Control”. Don't miss it! Link

POTAMITISVEKRIS sponsors the Europe & Asia NPL Investing & Servicing Summit

We are excited to be Legal Sponsor of the Europe & Asia NPL Investing & Servicing Summit in Athens on October 17-18. Our Managing Partner Stathis Potamitis has been invited to join discussions on the Greek Banking Panel. Find out more details about the DDC Summit here: