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Chambers’ Dispute Resolution and Litigation coverage includes the full course of a dispute such as pre-trial negotiations, documentation and preparation for trial, summary judgement motions, trial, appeals and enforcement proceedings.
Our Firm’s founder and managing partner, Vasilios Ikonomidis, has been ranked by “Chambers Europe” as a recognized practitioner in dispute resolution 2017.
Member of Hellenic
German Chamber of Commerce
Member of American Hellenic Chamber of Commerce
Member of Arab – Hellenic Chamber of Commerce
Association of Greek Law Firms
Working group for transformations of Law Firms
Working group on limiting the liability of law firms and their partners
‘Their immediate legal actions, their professionalism and their excellent performance are the strengths that make them special.’
‘All the lawyers of the firm are hardworking, consistent, reliable and very experienced. They have excellent knowledge of Greek law and in general of the Greek law system. Mrs. Georgia Patili, Mrs. Aikaterini Pothoulaki, Mrs. Theodora Nikolopoulou, and of course Mr. Vassilios Ikonomidis himself are excellent colleagues.’
‘Rapid responses on an unusual matter, and a sensible approach to handling litigation. Not afraid to deal with complex legal and expert issues, at a very reasonable rate.’
‘Vassilios Ikonomidis is a great help on a difficult case with a good grasp of tactics and excellent English (I am instructing him from the UK).’
‘It is all about the team. The firm has great individuals who are always there for us, ready to listen to our problems and suggest the solutions in accordance to our needs. Upon our request, they send us a full description of the potential actions we should take along with the effects of each action and we cooperate in order to choose the one which seems to be more suitable for us.’
‘Business oriented with deep legal knowledge. Fair billing, friendly culture, immediate response.’
‘Vassilis Econimides is a born leader and a great negotiator. He grasps all the angles of business matters and guides his team successfully.’
‘I’m never worried about not having an answer when I need it and especially regarding urgent matters. They are always available when you need them and this is one of the aspects I appreciate compared with other law firms.’
‘I consider every individual in the firm as a real partner to our business. I have them in mind as one of us and not people who belong to a different organization. I feel they really care about us and they face our problems and difficulties as theirs. We operate together as a team and they don’t make us feel like clients.’
‘I have worked on a number of occasions with Vasilis Ikonomidis. He is very efficient and can find clever solutions to address and resolve complex legal issues both in litigation cases as well as in commercial transactions.’
‘The whole team was responsive and pro-active.’
‘Georgia Patili has been providing her advice when needed, always on time and without delays. Always had time to give advice and provide clarifications even when running on tight deadline.’