Successful representation in DIS arbitration
In 2020, Konstantinos Papadiamantis & Theodora Souma, along with German Counsel, successfully represented a company active in the news and media sector in DIS arbitration proceedings in Munich, Germany. The dispute involved a monetary claim brought by a former executive, for an amount exceeding EUR 3,6 mil., under a phantom shares bonus scheme governed by Greek law.
Employment litigation for reinstatement following spin – off
Alexios Papastavrou and his team successfully defended employers in 8 different petitions for reinstatement by employees who had transferred following spin-offs.
Implementation and scope of a branch collective bargaining agreement
Alexios Papastavrou and his team successfully defended an employer against claims of application of a branch collective bargaining agreement to a different branch.
Spin off and automatic transfer of employees
Alexios Papastavrou and his team advised one of the largest employers in Greece on employment law – related matters generated by the largest spin-offs in Greece, including the automatic transfer of employees.
Joint Venture of a Greek plant bakery with a Belgian family-owned company active in baking sector
George Bersis and team acted as legal advisors to one of the most specialized plant bakery in Greece for the production of part-baked frozen bakery items, for the creation of a joint venture with an international bakery group with regard to Greece, Cyprus, North Macedonia and Albania
Sale of the majority holding in a company listed on ATHEX, to a private equity fund
George Bersis and team acted as legal advisors to the seller for the sale of the majority holding in a company listed on ATHEX, active in the carton packaging industry, to a private equity fund. The transaction was completed on 31.12.2021 and also involved the sale of minority holdings, with a total consideration of approx. € 28m.
Reverse merger of five holding companies through absorption by the operating companies
George Bersis and his team advised the leading investor in leisure hotels in southern Europe, on the reverse merger of five holding companies via absorption by their subsidiaries, which are companies operating hotels in Greece.
Sublease of two five-star hotels, by a leading international travel and tourism group
George Bersis and team acted as legal advisors to a leading international travel and tourism group for the sublease of two five-star hotels in Syvota and Lemnos. The transaction was completed on 30.12.2020.
State aid in the aviation industry
Dimitris Loukas and team advised a major network airline based in Greece in relation to the European Commission’s approval of a State support measure in the form of a direct grant to compensate the airline for damages directly caused by the COVID-19 outbreak and the travel restrictions imposed by Greece and other destination countries to contain it.