Litigation in connection with distribution agreement termination

Xenophon Paparrigopoulos and his team represented a German consumer goods company before the Court of Appeals in an action regarding termination of distribution agreement.

Advising a greek consumer goods company in connection with a distribution agreement in Bulgaria

Xenophon Paparrigopoulos and team advise a major Greek consumer goods company in connection with the conclusion of a distribution agreement in Bulgaria.

Employment litigation of a value more than 25M

Alexios Papastavrou and his team successfully defended an international bank before the Court of Appeal on claims of a total value of more than 25 M €, filed by ex employees.

Acquittal of former CEO of Stock Exchange Company accused of breach of trust

Konstantinos Papadiamantis and his white collar crime team successfully represented the former CEO of a Stock Broking Company against accusation of breach of trust brought by a former investor. By a unanimous judgment, the Five-Member Court of Appeal of Athens acquitted the defendant holding that he did not violate the rules of diligent management and that the claimant has not suffered certain material damage.

Department Store M&A

George Bersis and Vassilis Stergiou advised a leading department store in its group reorganization and expansion of its shareholder base

Voluntary exit scheme

Alexios Papastavrou and his team successfully advised a leading pharma company on the amicable termination of the employment agreements of more than half of its sales workforce in Greece.

Litigation for pension plan more than 10M

Alexios Papastavrou and team successfully defended a systemic Greek Bank against claims (of more than 10 M €) filed by 729 employees re: an old pension plan, on the basis of the Acquired Rights Directive. Our team won all trials, including before the Court of Appeal.

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 than 5 cases of work-related fatal accidents.

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.