Corporate/Commercial: Greece (Band 2)
Clients describe John Dryllerakis as "a very well-respected figure with a rare knowledge and unique experience of the Greek market." He receives numerous plaudits for his long-standing expertise and commercially oriented approach. He advises large corporates and business owners on transactions and commercial mandates. Emmanuel Dryllerakis moves up the rankings to the second tier following impressive market endorsements. One client says: "He is hard-working, business-oriented and offers practical solutions to complex legal matters." He has a broad corporate and transactional practice encompassing privatisations, commercial agreements and restructurings. Cleomenis Yannikas assists with a variety of transactions, joint ventures and commercial partnerships. He advised SoftOne Technologies on the tender process to acquire 93% of Unisoft Hellas. One client describes him as "absolutely excellent" and particularly appreciates his approach to negotiations which "helps the whole process go as smoothly as possible."
Dispute Resolution: Greece (Band 1)
John Dryllerakis has long-standing experience in high-value litigation and arbitration, on both a national and international level. He is knowledgeable of disputes in a range of areas, including contentious commercial, banking, competition and construction issues. Head of department John Damilakis handles litigation following contract termination for clients in the technology and defence sectors. Gerassimos Apergis acts on commercial disputes relating to breach of contract, with experience advising clients from the insurance and shipping industries. Clients describe him as "very collaborative." Panagiotis Kakaletris assists with a range of civil and commercial disputes. Clients praise his ability to quickly and efficiently find solutions.