Fotini Kardiopoulis

Fotini Kardiopoulis is our exclusively recommended Anti-Counterfeiting Law expert in Greece on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Fotini directly using the contact details listed above.

Fotini, partner and co-founder of Dr Helen G Papaconstantinou and Partners, heads the firm’s anti-counterfeiting and anti-piracy department. She holds a law degree from the University of Athens with first-class honours and an LLM from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

She joined the Athens Bar in 1985 and has been admitted to practice before the Greek Supreme Court and the Council of State. She has also been a lecturer for 10 years at the Police Academy.

Since 1998 she has been dealing with a broad range of intellectual property matters with an emphasis on trademarks, geographical indications, anti-counterfeiting / anti-piracy, plant breeder’s rights, contract drafting and reviewing and alternative dispute resolution.

She has extensive experience in intellectual property litigation, in devising and implementing anti-counterfeiting programs, filing and administering customs actions, monitoring and enforcing intellectual property rights online and advising on domain name disputes, consulting on license & franchise agreements and on copyright issues.

Fotini Kardiopoulis is an active member of various associations, including the Athens Bar Association, the International Trademark Association, the Association of European Trade Mark Owners and the International Community of Breeders of Asexually Reproduced Ornamental and Fruit Varieties.

Firm Overview:

Dr. Helen G. Papaconstantinou and Partners, with a history that spans over a century, is broadly recognised as leading in the intellectual property law sector in the country. HP&P enjoys an international reputation for high quality expert services by providing sophisticated legal and business solutions in the full intellectual property lifecycle, from advising on and prosecuting intellectual property portfolios, assessing, managing and maximising the value of intellectual property in commercial and licensing transactions through out of court negotiations and settlement, intellectual property litigation and enforcement strategies.  The firm aptly combines its international orientation with a thorough knowledge of the Greek legal and business environment.. What sets HP&P apart is its extensive experience and expertise in the entire spectrum of IP services and its commitment to problem solving and achieving results. HP&P was the first law firm of its kind to implement quality control system.

With respect to the people comprising the Firm, Managing Partner is Eva Yazitzoglou and the other Partners are Miranda Theodoridou, Maria Athanassiadou and Fotini Kardiopoulis.  HP&P is home to 12 fully qualified lawyers with considerable experience in all intellectual property matters over many years of practice. Two HP&P attorneys are European Patent Attorneys, while all the attorneys of the Firm are Members of the Athens Bar Association.  Most of them are admitted to practice before the Supreme Court and the Council of State. With the efficient assistance of 21 experienced paralegals and supporting staff, HP&P provides legal and administrative services of excellent quality and closely collaborates with 40 technical counsellors whose expertise covers all technical fields. The Firm serves its foreign clients in English, French, German, Spanish and Italian.

HP&P is registered in the Athens Bar Association and is a member of the Greek Association of Law Firms.

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Vasiliki Papaloi

Vasiliki Papaloi is our exclusively recommended Business Law and Golden Visa & Residency Services expert in Greece on the Advisory Excellence website. if you need assistance in this area, please contact Vasiliki directly using the contact details listed above.

Papalois & Associates was founded in 1980 by Periklis Papalois in Athens and has established since then a circle of well-respected Greek and International clientele.

The office has a great history and has handled complex cases in every field of law.

Papalois & Associates are advising individuals, Greek and International Companies, resolving problems and promoting investments in Greece and around the World.

Papalois & Associates cooperate with international Law Firms for the best serve of their clients interest.

Papalois & Associates create strong ties of commitment, trust and effectiveness with our clients, who have been with them for more than 30 years.

Firm Overview:

The Leading Partner Periklis Papalois and his team of lawyers and other experts have been working together hard to provide high- standard legal services to our clients.

Papalois & Associates consists of highly qualified lawyers with specialisation in several fields of law, who always deliver the best resolution in complex legal cases.

Papalois & Associateshave advised and represented before the Judicial and Administrative Authorities large and well-known corporations such as Hotel Companies, well –known Companies in the Automotive Industry, Cotton Manufacturing and Marketing Companies, Real Estate and Ship Manufacturing Companies, Film and Television Producers and other leading companies in their domain.

Papalois & Associates collaborates with international Law Firms, large offices of engineers, manufacturers, surveyors, certified auditors – accountants – tax consultants, notaries and, in general, experts of various specialties in order to best handle each client’s affairs.

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Theodoros N. Spanos

Theodoros Spanos is our exclusively recommended Legal Services expert in Greece on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Theodoros directly using the contact details listed above.

Athens is an ideal business convention destination because, as a modern metropolis, it combines a wide range of resources and facilities to ensure success at every level. Another reason Athens is an ideal destination for business is that it is easily accessible. Frequent flights from the biggest international airlines connect with the modern, award-winning Athens International Airport.

Firm Overview:

Our principle goal is to find solutions for all your problems and issues. You do not have to worry, you have to trust us.

Consisting of people with a great court and outside court experience gives us the possibility to suggest the solution asked.

Having a great partnership with many professionals in many different domains just gives us the rapidity and success every case really needs.

We, finally, work with a very simple rule. Work harder, do the best, find the perfect solution for your client.

Innovative Legal Solutions:

  • Employment Law
  • Family Law​ / Criminal Law
  • Child Care Law
  • Conveyancing Housing Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Civil Law
  • Financial Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Maritime Law
  • Business / Corporate Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Litigation
  • Consulting and more

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Gregory Logothetis

Gregory Logothetis is our exclusively recommended Arbitration expert in Greece on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Gregory directly using the contact details listed above.

Gregory focuses on international and domestic arbitration, complicated litigations, energy, public tenders, concessions, privatisations and commercial contracts. He is the Head of the Arbitration, Litigation and Mediation Department and Co-Head of the Projects & Privatisation and Real Estate Department of our Firm. Gregory has acted as head of the Procurement and Contracts Department of the Public Power Corporation for several years, where he is still active as senior counsel.

Chambers and Partners has stated that Gregory is “praised by market observers for his in-depth experience and his solid understanding of case law” and that “he is often called upon to assist in complex disputes and arbitrations.” The Legal 500 has ranked the Arbitration, Litigation & Mediation Department of our Firm as Tier 1 and has stated that “Clients particularly recommend Gregory Logothetis, who is ‘undoubtedly the best litigator, with vast knowledge and experience not only in the litigation but also in the arbitration sector.”

Firm Overview:

We are an awarded top tier law firm based in Athens, Greece. With a legacy originating back to 1930, we take pride in our local and international clientele, which includes leading Greek and international corporations, major investment and commercial banks and financial institutions.

We have evolved our founder’s famed business-centric and action-driven approach into a solid business philosophy that has been delivering tangible results for decades. One that serves as a northern star leading to our firm’s consistent and dynamic growing course, breaking international boundaries again and again.

As of 2001, we operate as a Lawyers’ Partnership (under Greek Lawyer’s Code). Throughout our history, we have acted as the legal architects of landmark business deals, ground-breaking transactions and litigations across industries. Namely, leading and Greek and foreign corporations, major investment and commercial banks and financial institutions, as well as Greek M&A, Capital markets (ECM and DCM), Privatisations, Corporate, Retail, Energy, Aviation, Competition, Data protection, Tax, Banking & Finance and Employment sectors.

With a broad range of legal expertise and services, we have established ourselves as one of the most prestigious top tier law firms in Greece and as a leading legal force in the international field, with the majority of our clientele being foreign multinational companies and with an extensive partnership with major foreign law firms.

Growth is at the heart of our philosophy. For our clients and our people. We are proud to have evolved into a team of 53 legal experts uniquely combining education, experience and self-drive. As we continue our professional journey, we remain true to our values to fulfil our professional vision.

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Serafim Sotiriadis

Serafim Sotiriadis is our exclusively recommended Corporate Restructuring Law expert in Greece on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Serafim directly using the contact details listed above.

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Serafim, founder of Serafim Sotiriadis and Associates, is a graduate of Athens Law School and has been a member of the LAA since 2001. As a specialist in major debt restructuring and insolvency, he frequently lectures on corporate reorganisation and the restructuring of bank loans, having been personally involved in some of the most significant cases that have gone to court in Greece. Serafim has extensive experience in bankruptcy processes and extrajudicial loan renegotiation, as well as judicial experience in defending cases related to financial white collar crimes. He provides international and Greek legal and tax advice to foreign law offices and corporations concerning cross-border buyouts, real estate ownership, investments in listed Greek companies, and the establishment of foreign companies, subsidiaries and branches in Greece. Serafim Sotiriadis also offers assistance with international real estate transactions and with obtaining “golden visas”.

Firm Overview:

Serafim Sotiriadis & Associates is a market leader in Bankruptcy and Business Restructuring law.

Operating as an organic whole, with each section and department collaborating harmoniously together, our extremely well-qualified and experienced lawyers, finance experts and business consultants have the all-round knowledge required to offer sound integrated solutions and advice both in the spheres of Commercial, Civil, Corporate and Criminal law and in relation to business issues.

Our clients include major banks, leading construction and commercial concerns, energy companies, clothing and furniture manufacturers, shipbuilders, investment groups, craft businesses, and a number of investors and funds with a Greek presence.

As the first law firm in Greece to successfully submit and ratify a rehabilitation agreement, S. Sotiriadis & Associates laid the cornerstone for all debt restructuring in Greece over the last decade. In the light of this unique expertise, lawyers and legal firms regularly entrust their clients to us in cases pertaining to our areas of specialisation.

Dimitrios Foutsis

Dimitrios Foutsis is our exclusively recommended Commercial Law expert in Greece on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Dimitrios directly using the contact details listed above.

Dimitris has extensive expertise in Corporate, M&A & Business Law, in Competition law, Real Estate and Tax Planning.

He has worked at Clifford Chance (Frankfurt) and he is currently Managing Partner in Foutsis & Partners Law firm.

Dimitrios Foutsis is a distinguished Member of the Greek Commercial Lawyers Society, of the Greek-German Lawyers Association and of the International Bar Association.

Firm Overview:

FP is one of the leading law firms in Greece, with more than 70 years of experience and commitment to client service since its establishment in 1946 by the founder Dimitrios E. Foutsis (1913-1987).

FP has been operating continuously since then with a well-respected Greek and international clientele. The firm’s team of talented lawyers, all of whom are specialists in different fields of practice, provides quality legal solutions of the highest standards.

In addition to numerous national legal entities and private individuals, the firm counts multinational corporations among its extensive list of clients. Through its long-standing interaction with international clients and the firm’s international networking, FP has evolved over the years, embracing the growing and ever-developing business needs of each of its clients. The firm prides itself in its ability to provide comprehensive and expert legal advice, combining its knowledge of the Greek legal system with an in-depth understanding of international and European Union law.

FP consists of one of the most internationally minded Greek legal teams. FP is the only Greek law firm with a branch in Cyprus. The firm focuses on high quality value-adding law services typified by commercial approach and integrity.

International Network:

FP is a member of international alliances and networks allowing to deliver integrated legal services of the highest quality and access global legal resources through vast network of well-established law offices.