2013

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2013/12
The Firm’s managing partner acted as co counsel for a local refinery in certoriari proceedings before the Supreme Court involving a lawsuit for the annulment of an ICC arbitral award.

2013/12
The Firm acted as counsel in certoriari proceedings before the Supreme Court in a real property dispute involving a plot of land of commercial value exceeding 1.500.000 €.

2013/11
The Firm represented the members of the family of a victim of medical malpractice in Appellate proceedings against a major local health services provider and a well known professor of medicine. Dr. Yiannopoulos had represented Claimants in the 1st Instance as well obtaining a verdict for a total compensation of 550.000 €.

2013/11
The Firm acted as Counsel for a major Canadian Bank in interim proceedings agains a Local Bank involving disbursements from a bank.

2013/9
The Firm acted as defense counsel for the former CEO of a Hellenic Football League Team in criminal proceedings before the Athens Criminal Court of Appeal involving charges for illegal betting and fraud.

2013/4
The Firm represented successfully a Greek Real Estate Developer in proceedings challenging as unfair the termination of a complex real estate transaction involving elements of construction and lease agreement, in a case involving as defendant a major German retailer. The first instance proceedings resulted to the annulment of the termination of the contract, the award of a record  compensation for moral damages. Besides the 1st Instance Court ruled that the corporate veil of the local subsidiaries of the Group should be lifted and that the German mother company of the Group, was jointly and severably liable. The case is currently pending before the Court of Appeal.

2013/2
The Firm acted as co counsel for 45 petitioners in certoriari  proceedings before the Civil Supreme Court of Greece against a State owned public company in a dispute involving expropriations of a plot of land of more than 5.000.000 sq.m. in Florina, Greece. The request was eventually granted for part of the petitioners and the Supreme Court reversed the previous Appellate decision, sending back the case for further review to the Court of Appeal of Western Macedonia.

2013/2
The firm defended successfully a local sports retail chain against an injunction filed by the local subsidiary of a major multinational German Sportswear producer. The petitioner sought a freeze injunction to block a transborder  merger of the defendant Group with a Cypriot company, arguing it would put at risk claims of the creditor.

2013
The Firm represented successfully a Swedish based citizen in divorce and matrimonial property proceedings filed by a Greek national but Swiss based citizen before the Greek Courts. Plaintiff sought to be awarded assets of a total value of 3.000.000 €. The lawsuit was dismissed by the 1st instance Court of Athens on the ground that the Greek Courts lacked international jurisdiction.

2013/2
Mrs. Eleni C. Kozi, partner of the firm defended successfully the Chairman of the BoD of a Greek Football Company against labor claims filed by a team of football players, seeking compensation of more than 500.000 €. The Court of 1st Instance.

2013/3
The Firm represented successfully a local Real Estate Developer company in appellate proceedings against a major retail company of the Greek Market,. The Civil Court of Appeal of Athens confirmed a former ruling of Court of 1st Instance finding Carrefour Group of Fraud against the Greek Developer. The Firm is currently representing Claimant at the certoriari proceedings before the Supreme Court.

2013/3
The Firm defended successfully in appellate proceedings a professor of accounting and economics of the University of Macedonia against a claim for libel seeking compensation for an amount of 500.000 €.

2013/3
The Firm acted on behalf of the owner of an UK company in a dispute involving the recovery of a  forepayment of 2.400.000 € for the purchase of a prestigious property in Greece.

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