Vassilios is a Partner with over 25 years of experience. In addition to contract and real estate law, he has an extensive litigation practice, focused on civil and commercial law disputes. He is specialised in handling complex and often high-profile contentious matters in all areas of law, covering a broad range of issues, among them pre-litigation strategic advice, representation of local and international clients in court proceedings on real estate, securities and insurance litigation, enforcement of foreign judgments, and recovery of claims, including enforcement and interim measures such as securing and freezing of assets.
He has extensive experience in real estate and property law where he regularly advises and renders legal opinions to clients, including the drafting and negotiation of property contracts, such as acquisition and finance contracts and commercial leases. He provides ongoing advice to the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund in the context of privatization of State owned real property; to a Luxembourg based fund and its Greek affiliated company in relation to a project for the development of a golf and mixed use recreational residential resort, on real estate issues, the entitlement process, permit application and approvals. Vassilis has also developed a client base in the area of company and commercial law, advising on company formation, establishment of Greek subsidiaries of multinational companies, ongoing corporate governance for listed and non-listed companies and employment issues, with an emphasis on the drafting and negotiation of commercial contracts of all types. He also advises on mergers and acquisitions and on corporate restructuring and bankruptcy protection.
Vassilis speaks Greek, English and French.