Serafim Sotiriadis, founder of Serafim Sotiriadis and Associates Law Firm, is a graduate of Athens Law School and 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 to have taken place 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 acquisitions of “golden visas”.
Serafim Sotiriadis and Associates Law Firm provides a wide range of legal and business services, specializing in commercial law, insolvency law and business restructuring and recovery. An expert team of legal and business advisors provide high-quality, high-tech services to both Greek and international clients. The firm operates as an organic whole, with each section and department collaborating harmoniously with every other. All people are extremely well-qualified and experienced lawyers, finance experts and business consultants with a profound and comprehensive knowledge of their respective fields. As a firm, has an excellent working knowledge of English, French, Italian and Spanish. Equipped with an all-round knowledge of the law, firm’s experts can offer sound integrated solutions and advice in legal and business issues covering Bankruptcy and Business Restructuring Law, Commercial, Civil, Corporate and Criminal Law, both in Greece and internationally. The firm was the first law firm in Greece to successfully submit and ratify a “rehabilitation agreement”, which has served as a reference point for those that followed and also 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 & Associates law firm 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. Due to the unique nature of expertise, a number of lawyers and legal firms entrust their clients to the firm in cases relating to the areas in which they specialize.