Panayotis has been the Managing Partner of the Firm since 1984. His active, broad-based commercial practice incorporates 35 years of experience in transactional, advisory and litigation work. He is Head of the Real Estate, Tax and Project Finance & PPPs departments.
a highly regarded figure in the corporate and transactional arena ... sources laud his market-leading experience and knowledge ... enjoys an excellent reputation, and clients benefit from his long-standing experience in the field ... advises on complex mandates
Chambers Europe 2019
excellent business acumen and vast experience in corporate matters
The IFLR 1000 2019
very experienced individual who is extremely hard-working and very knowledgeable ... enjoys an outstanding reputation for privatisation transactions and real estate portfolio investments
Chambers Global 2018
excellent, experienced lawyer
Benchmark Litigation 2018
a brilliant reputation ... very highly regarded ... provides practical solutions to complex legal problems in a very professional and timely manner
The Legal 500 EMEA 2017
Panayotis is an authority in EU, competition and antitrust law and has represented clients in prominent cartel cases before the Hellenic Competition Commission. He is a senior litigator, with vast experience in all types of dispute resolution, and represents clients in complex, high stake civil and administrative actions before the high courts and arbitration boards. He has also acted as arbitrator at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).
Panayotis is an expert in concession projects and privatisations, with an unsurpassed track record of playing a key role in many of the pioneering, ground breaking transactions to have taken place in Greece. He advises extensively on major renewable and conventional energy and infrastructure projects and investments in energy property development companies. His real estate practice is focused on large scale developments and real property asset portfolio investments.
Within the framework of his private practice, Panayotis has acted on a number of occasions as advisor to the Government on European Union, State Aids and Privatisation issues. He also advises companies and individuals on complex tax structuring and wealth planning matters and has acted extensively in high stakes tax controversies.
Panayotis has been widely published in legal journals, books and other publications in his areas of expertise. He is a participant in the annual Forum on International Wealth Disputes.