Gregory Vlachos

Partner

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Gregory was born in 1973 in Livadia. He joined the firm in January 2001.

 

Education

Gregory has obtained his law degree as well as his master's degree from the University of Athens Law School (LL.B., 1995, LL.M., cum laude, 1998). He holds a master's degree in Business Administration (M.Sc., 2001) from the Athens Laboratory of Business Administration (ALBA) and a master's degree in Taxation (M.S. Taxation, 2007) from the Research Centre of the Athens University of Economics and Business.

 

Practice areas

  • Banking & Insurance
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Energy & Renewable Energy Law
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Industrial & Intellectual property
  • Taxation & Customs
  • Litigation, Arbitration, Mediation
  • White Collar Crime
  • Real Estate & Property Law

 

Professional activities

2015 - Member of Hellenic Criminal Bar Association

2012- Member of International Experts.

2009- Licensed for litigation before the Supreme Court of Greece

2006 - Member of the Word Services Group 

2002- Licensed for litigation before the Court of Appeals of Athens

2002 - Member of the Hellenic Association of Civil Law 

2001 - Member of the ALBA Alumni Association 

2000 - Member of the Hellenic Association of Commercial Law 

1997 - Member of the Athens Bar

Before joining the firm in 2001, Gregory had been specialized in aspects of civil and penal litigation at various local law firms. His main fields of practice include both litigation and legal consulting. He has extensive experience in resolving complex disputes in the areas of commercial and civil litigation and arbitration, with an emphasis on international disputes. His practice also includes several high-profile criminal proceedings. In his career, Gregory has represented several multinational Groups and professional associations, as well as individuals, in all kind of litigation proceedings before the Greek Courts. Described from his clients as “highly professional and extremely capable” and someone who shows “unique dedication”, he is praised for his “diligent, thorough and practical approach”.

 

Publications

  • 2015 - Contributor to the Greek Chapter of “Arbitration in Southern Europe: Insights from a Large-Scale Empirical Study” (26 The American Review of International Arbitration 187-268, 2015).
  • 2011: “HOW TO ATTRACT FOREIGN INVESTMENT IN GREECE”, Acquisition International Magazine.·
  • 2009: “ARBITRATING DISPUTES IN GREECE”, Survey of the Investing across Borders Project. WORLD BANK GROUP
  • 2001: “MERGERS § ACQUISITIONS 2001” in Getting the Deal Through, Law Business Research  
  • 1998: “THE BANKER’S DUTY OF SECRECY”
  • 1997: “ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFER”
  • 1996: “THE LETTER OF GUARANTEE”

 

Rankings

  • Named as “Best Real Estate Lawyer – Greece” in the Build-News Awards 2015, AI Global Media.
  • Ranked in the Tax Directors Handbook 2015 as a leading tax lawyer.
  • Ranked in the Legal 500 Directory as a leading tax litigator.
  • Ranked as one of the pre-eminent lawyers in Greece (5.0 out of 5) by the Client Review Rating of Martindale Hubbell Directory.
  • Ranked as one of the “up and coming” litigators in Greece, Chambers & Partners Europe Directory.
  • Ranked as one of the top litigators in Greece, Chambers & Partners Global Directory.
  • Voted as “Most Trusted Lawyer of the Year, Greece” in the Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards 2012. 

 

Foreign Languages

 

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