Offshore Oil & Gas

Euripides Ioannou and team advised a consortium of one Greek and two international oil companies in the bid, negotiations, award and signing of a lease agreement for the exploration and exploitation of petroleum in offshore blocks at the Western Patraikos Gulf.

Lease-Back of State-Owned Properties

George Bersis and team advised the preferred bidder in a lease-back transaction of state owned properties valued at €145m.

Privatisation in the Banking Sector

George Bersis and team advised a group of foreign investors who became the cornerstone investors in a major Greek bank.

Share Capital Increase of Major Greek Bank

George Bersis and team acted on behalf of a major Greek bank in its share capital increase amounting to over €1.7bn.

Acquisitions in Hospitality Sector

George Bersis led the team advised a foreign private equity fund on the acquisition of two hotels and their related financing.

Ship Finance Transaction

Vicky Psaltis and team advised a client in relation to its participation in a ship holding company with interest in four vessels including advising on the ship finance documentation for the purchase of such vessels.

Ship Purchase and Finance Transaction

Vicky Psaltis and team advised on the purchase of a bulk carrier and the relevant ship financing documentation.

€87m Litigation

Konstantinos Papadiamantis and team represented a foreign Bank in respect of the protection of the assets received as part of the winding-up proceedings of another foreign credit institution against claims by the debtors, under the European regime governing the reorganization and winding-up of credit institutions.

Employment Litigation

Alexios Papastavrou and team have represented over 100 different clients in the second half of 2014, more than 90% of which were employers and more than 80% of which were multinational companies, in more than 150 Court hearings with a success rate of over 95%.