Banking, finance and capital markets (Tier 2)
Dryllerakis & Associates delivers ‘comprehensive responses’ in a ‘timely manner’ and is advising Carlsberg Group and Mythos Brewery on a bond loan agreement relating to the merger between Mythos Brewery and Olympic Brewery. The firm also advises Hellenic Financial Stability Fund on a range of matters. Sophia Grigoriadou is ‘fantastic’, and John Dryllerakis and Emmanuel Dryllerakis are also recommended.
Commercial, Corporate and M&A (Tier 1)
Dryllerakis & Associates stands out for its ‘in-depth experience’. It advised Aegean Airlines on the bidding process for the sale of assets of Cyprus Airlines, and advised Shiseido Hellas on its sale to Folli Follie. Team head Emmanuel Dryllerakis has ‘strong communication skills’, John Dryllerakis is ‘very well respected’, and Cleomenis Yannikas is also recommended.
Dispute resolution (Tier 1)
Dryllerakis & Associates is commended for its ‘clear and up-to-date knowledge’. It continues to advise the Hellenic Financial Stability Fund on civil and criminal cases relating to the demise of Proton Bank. John Damilakis has ‘deep knowledge’ and leads on civil and criminal matters. John Dryllerakis leads on arbitration and administrative instructions. Gerassimos Apergis has ‘great experience in litigation and criminal law’, and Vassilis Constantinidis is also recommended.
EU and competition (Tier 1)
Dryllerakis & Associates is ‘a leading firm’ for EU and competition law and has ‘longstanding experience’. It advised key players in the Greek poultry market on alleged horizontal anti-competitive agreements. Larco is also a client. Cleomenis Yannikas is ‘very business-like’, and John Dryllerakis is ‘an acknowledged statesman in the field of EU law’. Emmanuel Dryllerakis heads the team.
Employment (Tier 1)
Dryllerakis & Associates' ‘top-quality’ practice is noted for its expertise across the retail, transport and leisure industries. Clients include Shiseido, Aquila Hotels, Carlsberg Brewries, Diageo, and Tate & Lyle. John Damilakis heads the team, and Vassilis Constantinidis is particularly noted for contentious matters.
Energy (Tier 2)
Dryllerakis & Associates’ ‘responsive’ team acted for SOCAR in its certification by the Greek Regulatory Authority for Energy. Team head Emmanuel Dryllerakis has ‘very good communication skills’, and John Dryllerakis is ‘experienced, knowledgeable, very energetic and extremely practical’.
Projects and privatisation (Tier 1)
Dryllerakis & Associates’ team, which has ‘an exceptional reputation’, is led by Emmanuel Dryllerakis. It advised SOCAR on the privatisation of DEFSA and is assisting Aegean Airlines with the privatisation of Cyprus Airways. Cleomenis Yannikas is ‘excellent’, and John Dryllerakis has ‘a solution-oriented approach’ and is able to deliver ‘fresh and innovative ideas’.
Real estate and construction (Tier 1)
The ‘efficient’ team at Dryllerakis & Associates provides ‘practical solutions’, and continues to advise Minoan Group on the construction and operation of a tourism project in Greece, recently assisting with the zoning process. H&M and Lamda Development are also clients. Voula Anargyrou heads the team, and Sophia Grigoriadou is also recommended.
Tax (Tier 1)
Applauded as ‘one of the best tax teams in Greece’, Dryllerakis & Associates’ expertise spans tax planning, litigation, accounting law, transfer pricing and criminal law. Led by Sophia Grigoriadou, who has ‘in-depth and hands-on knowledge’, the team is instructed by clients such as Beiersdorf Hellas, Eurobank, Kaoil and Henkel Hellas. John Dryllerakis is ‘one of a kind’ and ‘his experience is unique’, and Voula Anargyrou is noted for tax matters in the real estate sector.