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Fotodotis has been with the Firm since 2014. He is specialised in advising businesses on tax efficient structures, liability to all forms of direct and indirect taxes, reporting and compliance, and in conducting tax due diligence reviews.

excellent ... always up-to-date with the latest developments of Greek tax law

The Legal 500 EMEA 2019

quality legal advice combining legal and finance expertise

The IFLR 1000 2020

a highly respected practitioner in the tax market ... very knowledgeable, diligent and attentive to detail

Chambers Europe 2019

receives plaudits for his expertise and knowledge of the tax and compliance environment in Greece and abroad … sources appreciate his very good technical knowledge and client-oriented approach

Chambers Europe 2018

very responsive, very thorough

Chambers Europe 2017

Fotodotis has extensive experience in advising on individual and family tax matters, in particular on lifetime and post death tax planning and the tax aspects arising from the management of private and corporate wealth. He also advises on the tax considerations affecting corporate transactions and commercial agreements, including mergers, acquisitions, restructurings, joint ventures and distribution agreements, with a focus on compliance issues, the distribution and capitalisation of reserves and legislation offering tax incentives. Fotodotis represents clients before the Dispute Resolution Directorate and the administrative courts in relation to disputed liability cases.

Fotodotis teaches a postgraduate course on Tax Law at the Athens University of Economics and Business. Prior to joining the Firm, Fotodotis worked as a tax consultant with Arthur Andersen and Ernst & Young and was acting head of the Tax Department of Heracles Cement & Concrete Group, a member of the Lafarge Group. He has been extensively published in tax and financial journals and is author of Digital Ecomomy and Current Tax Practices, 1st edition (2019) and Taxation of Non-Profit Organisations, 1st (2012) and 2nd (2016) editions and contributing author to Code for Tax Procedures: Interpretation and Accounting Issues 2016, all published by Nomiki Vivliothiki.

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Education

  • Degree in Law (Hons), Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
  • LLM in Commercial Law, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens
  • MBA in Finance, Escem-Ecole Supérieur de Commerce et de Management
  • Computer Programming Certificate, Doxiades Study Centre
  • Tax Law Certificate, Vocational Training Center of the Economic University of Athens
  • IFRS Certificate, Association of International Accountants (AIA)

Admissions

  • Piraeus Bar, 1995
  • Piraeus Court of Appeals, 2014