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Areas of Practice

Competition law (Greek and EC law)
  • Cartel investigations – Dawn raids
  • Compliance and leniency programmes (antitrust seminars and training to Greek and Multinational Companies)
  • Horizontal agreements - Cooperative Joint Ventures
  • Vertical agreements
    - Distribution systems (including car distribution)
    - Agency agreements
    - Franchising
  • Abuses of dominance (including interface with IP rights)
  • Mergers and acquisitions – Full function joint ventures (Merger notifications – Merger opposition – Elaboration of proposals for remedies – Divestment procedures)
  • State aid (individual aid and aid schemes) – Interface with privatisation and public procurement cases
  • Actions for annulment of Hellenic Competition Committee’s decisions before the Greek administrative courts (including actions against decisions of other regulatory authorities enforcing competition rules)
  • Actions for annulment of European Commission’s decisions before EU courts
  • Defending of referrals to the Court of Justice of the EU for preliminary ruling
  • Actions for damages before the Greek civil courts for violations of competition rules
  • Actions for damages before the Greek administrative courts for state responsibility (state aid cases)
Unfair trade practices and Trademarks
  • Protection against unfair trade practices and IP rights cases before Greek civil courts
  • Registration of trademarks and domain names/ Litigation on trademarks, distinctive marks and domain names
  • Protection of distribution networks
  • Abuse of state of economic dependence
  • Advertising (including defending of cases before the Commission for the Control of Communications)
Public Procurement/ Concessions Law
  • Advice to Contracting Authorities and Greek Ministries (drafting of Guidelines, preparation of Contract Notices)
  • Filing of review procedures before Contracting and/or their Supervising Authorities
  • Filing of complaints before the DG MARKT of the European Commission and the Greek Single Public Procurement Authority
  • Provision of Independent Legal Opinions concerning pending contract award procedures
Litigation in Civil and Commercial law disputes
  • In particular in cases concerning goodwill compensation of commercial agents and distributors
Company Law
  • Drafting of Articles of Association and registration procedures of personal and capital companies (including the recently introduced “Private Capital Companies”)