GREECE

KYRIAKIDES GEORGOPOULOS Law Firm

Kyriakides Georgopoulos (“KG”) Law Firm is a leading Greek multi-tier business law firm, actively involved in the provision of legal services to high profile national and international clients and in complex and innovative cross-border deals. Dating back to the 1930’s, KG Law Firm is an organization strongly related to value, integri-ty and transparency.

On average, 90 highly skilled lawyers ensure that clients receive top-notch indus-try driven legal advice, recurring to novel and original ways of thinking, even in the most complex legal situations.

Following principles set forth by its founders, KG strives to ensure that its clients remain engaged and up-to-date throughout the duration of our relationship. The firm is affiliated with other high-ranking law firms in Europe, the U.S. and Asia. It is also a founding member of the SEE Legal Group.

KG’s lawyers have deep knowledge and strong expertise in specific practice areas, which enables them to understand their clients’ objectives better and to deliver legal solutions to achieve them even in the largest and most complex transac-tions. The firm’s main practice areas are (in alphabetical order): Agency, Distribu-tion & Franchising, Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate and M&A, Employment, Pension, Benefits and Data Protection, Energy, Utilities & Infra-structure, EU Competition & Antitrust, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Internet and E-commerce, Litigation and Arbitration, Mining, Oil & Gas, Pharmaceutical Law, Private Wealth Structuring, Public sector projects, Real Estate, Restructuring & Insolvency, Tax, Telecommunications and Media, Transportation Law and White Collar Litigation.

KG offers more than legal information or hedged advice and guides clients to de-fine the business challenges and work out a strategy for success. Greek, English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, and Russian are just a few of the languages KG’s lawyers are fluent in.

The firm’s performance is consistently ranked highly by the most prestigious of international directories, such as Chambers & Partners Global and Chambers & Partners Europe, Legal 500 EMEA as well as IFLR1000.

Leading firm with a dedicated energy department, offering extensive experience across transactional and regulatory issues. Notable for its focus on project financing and privatisation transactions. Advises on matters related to oil and gas as well as renewable energy. Represents international clients as well as Greek state-owned companies, acting for clients in the electricity sector, on commercial and regulatory issues.
 Sources highlight the team’s efficiency and customer-oriented approach. One states: “KG Law Firm did a very good job for us. They helped us handle very difficult issues and gave good support.”
The team is also described by a client as “well organised and able to provide support in a wide range of areas.” (Chambers & Partners Europe)

Clients praise the team for its ability to provide practical legal advice: “They have a good business acumen – they do not just try to defend the legality of what they are saying, but actually try to resolve the issue.” Another source similarly says: “They demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the market and good strategic thinking that goes beyond the letter of the law and directly to the heart of the matter.” (Chambers & Partners Europe)

Clients highlight the accessibility and efficiency of the team, with one client saying that “they are reliable partners, very flexible and agile, and if there is something urgent they reply right away.” (Chambers & Partners Europe)

Clients appreciate the team’s business-friendly approach, with a source highlighting its “flexibility and eagerness to meet our commercial needs.” (Chambers & Partners Europe)

They also praise its “deep business knowledge, ability to relate to business people and open communication.” (Chambers & Partners Europe)

Gus J. Papamichalopoulos

Gus J. Papamichalopoulos

Partner, Head of Energy Infrastructure, Member of the Managing Board

KYRIAKIDES GEORGOPOULOS LAW FIRM

Athens Head Office
28, Dimitriou Soutsou Str.
115 21 Athens
Tel: +30 210 817 1500
Fax: +30 210 685 6657-8

Thessaloniki Office
17, Ethnikis Antistasseos Str.
551 34 Thessaloniki
Tel: +30 2310 478 640
Fax: +30 2310 455 126

kg.law@kglawfirm.gr
www.kglawfirm.gr