Name: Vicky Athanassoglou
Firm Name: VAP Law Offices
Country: Greece
Expertise: Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Telephone: +30 210 3254237
Mobile: +30 6944 630090
Email: va@vaplaw.eu

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Professional Biography:

Vicky Athanassoglou is our exclusively recommended Mergers & Acquisitions Law expert in Greece on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Vicky directly using the contact details listed above.

Endorsed by Advisory Excellence

Vicky founded the firm in 2012 and manages the firm.

She practices extensively in all aspects in the area of M&A, international corporate and securities, contracts and arbitration, with an emphasis on cross-border transactions between Greece and any other country worldwide. She is specialized in International Business Law.

She is an alternate member and Rapporteur of the Legal Committee of the Central Mediation Committee of the Greek Ministry of Justice, a member of the Board of Directors of and Deputy Secretary General of the Chamber of Hellenic-Chinese Economic Cooperation, Deputy Chairwomen of the Arbitration Committee of the Chamber of Hellenic-Chinese Economic Cooperation and Chairwomen of the Board of Directors of the Association “HELLENIC-INDIAN BUSINESS AND CULTURAL ORGANIZATION OF WOMEN”.

Practice Areas

Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Commercial and Corporate Law, Corporate Governance and Compliance, Corporate Restructuring, Cross-border transactions, Debt Restructuring, Energy & Solar, EU-Funding, EU-Law, International Business Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Litigation & Arbitration, Mediation, Money Markets, Private Equity,
Project Finance, Real Estate.

Education

  • Examination and education as Qualified Lawyer for International Business Law (“Fachanwalt für Internationales Wirtschaftsrecht”) (Munich, 2015-2016),
  • Mediator Training, CIarb and Business Mediation Academy (2014-2015),
  • University of Cologne, Germany, Law Degree (1997), Aristoteleion
  • University of Thessaloniki (Law School), University of Würzburg (Law School).

Admission

  • Athens Bar, 1999
  • Düsseldorf Bar, 2000
  • Supreme Court of Athens, 2014

Recommendations

  • IFLR1000 – Edition2009: recommended as “Leading Lawyer”
  • IFLR1000 – Edition2008: recommended as “Leading Lawyer”
  • Chambers and Partners – Edition 2009: Sources admire Vicky as “a hard-working, practical and clever” lawyer who is “always on the ball.”
  • Chambers and Partners – Edition 2008: Vicky is described as “keenly dedicated” and is appreciated for her “hard work, attention to detail and strong analytical skills.”
  • Chambers and Partners – Edition 2008: recommended as “Ranked Individual”
  • Chambers and Partners – Edition 2008: recommended lawyer in Banking & Finance (Band U)

Memberships

AEA International Lawyers Network, AnwaltVerein, Athens Bar Association, Bar Association Düsseldorf, Counsel to the Athens Startup Business Incubator, Deutsch-Griechische Juristenvereinigung, Deutsch-Griechischen Industrie- und Handelskammer (DGIHK), Hellenic Union of Mediators, Institute of Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution, Member of the Managerial Board of the Sector of Women Managers and Entrepreneurs (TOGME) of the Hellenic Management Association (EEDE), Schiedsgerichts- und Mediationsstelle (SMES) der
DGIHK, WIRAS-Association (international business network, 59 countries).

Languages

English, German (mother tongue), Greek, French

Firm Overview:

Vicky Athanassoglou served for 15 years in Top Law Firms in Greece, with a leading role in major corporate transactions, before taking the decision in 2012 to establish her own Legal Practice. Together with a team of highly skilled, experienced and dedicated Associates she continues to offer high-level and specialized services to individuals and corporate clients alike, in Greece, Germany and many other countries, with the valuable support of an extensive world-wide network.

We advise corporate and private clients from all over the world in their business and/or asset transactions in Greece, Germany and any other country worldwide. Through our long course, we have developed an extensive network of cooperation with partners, both in Greece and abroad. Such collaborations have given us the ability to support the activities of our clients at an international level.

The Associates of our law offices handle cases in English, German, French, Spanish, Russian and Greek. In addition to our offices in Greece (Athens) and Germany (Düsseldorf), we are active members of international networks, we have direct access to any other country and are in a position to provide highly-skilled services simultaneously, if so required. We are an independent law firm, and are therefore able to cooperate with and coordinate teams of lawyers from leading law firms and different jurisdictions.

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