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Within TMT

The ‘brilliant’ department at Lambadarios Law Firm acts for a leading US search engine on a range of high-profile contentious and non-contentious matters. Senior associate Chara Daouti is ‘extremely well versed’, and John Filiotis is recommended on the contentious side. - See more at: http://www.legal500.com/c/greece/tmt#sthash.c3rws44C.dpuf
Lambadarios Law Firm provides a full service to technology and media clients, and Chara Daouti is highly recommended for data protection advice.
Within Real estate and construction

The team at Lambadarios Law Firm delivers ‘an outstanding level of service’, and acts for clients such as Hines, JP Avax, Al Partners and Deca Architecture. Maria Fronista is recommended. - See more at: http://www.legal500.com/c/greece/real-estate-and-construction#sthash.GGq6eddk.dpuf
Lambadarios Law Firm’s Maria Fronista has ‘a broad sense of the real estate legal matters that may arise while investing in Greece’. The team, which provides ‘quick turnaround on complicated matters’.
Within Projects and privatisation

Lambadarios Law Firm continues to advise a leading construction industry client on the tender for the Kasteli Airport concession project. Constantinos Lambadarios, Prokopis Dimitriadis and George Panopoulos are the key contacts. - See more at: http://www.legal500.com/c/greece/projects-and-privatisation#sthash.2qDm4ufp.dpuf
Lambadarios Law Firm’s Constantinos Lambadarios ‘always takes great care to meet clients’ demands’.
Within Intellectual Property

Lambadarios Law Firm advises a leading US-based search engine on a range of contentious and non-contentious IP matters. Sony Music, Athenian Brewery, and Procter & Gamble are also clients. John Filiotis leads on contentious IP matters, and Maria Fronista and senior associate Chara Daouti are also recommended. - See more at: http://www.legal500.com/c/greece/intellectual-property#sthash.DV1qBDJb.dpuf
Within Energy

Lambadarios Law Firm has expertise in oil, gas and renewable energy. The team is acting for Energean Oil and Gas in a dispute with Hellenic Petroleum regarding concession rights, and is also advising Volterra on the acquisition of several renewable energy licences for a wind park project. George Panopoulos is ‘knowledgeable, fast, hardworking and very co-operative’, and Nondas Lambadarios is also recommended. - See more at: http://www.legal500.com/c/greece/energy#sthash.MBz3EDWY.dpuf
Lambadarios Law Firm’s Nondas Lambadarios regularly advises on oil and gas issues, and Constantinos Lambadarios is experienced in renewables.
Within Employment

Lambadarios Law Firm acted for Goodyear Tyres in a €30m dispute against former employees. John Filiotis and Maria Fronista are recommended. - See more at: http://www.legal500.com/c/greece/employment#sthash.2czZjX9r.dpuf
John Filiotis at Lambadarios Law Firm has ‘huge experience in employment and litigation’.
Within EU & Competition

The ‘brilliant’ Constantinos Lambadarios heads the team at Lambadarios Law Firm, which is advising Cardlink on a merger control matter and is also representing Athenian Brewery in a high-profile competition case. - See more at: http://www.legal500.com/c/greece/eu-and-competition#sthash.ZNkJesA8.dpuf
Lambadarios Law Firm’s ‘value-for-money’ team is headed by Constantinos Lambadarios, who is very well respected.
Within Dispute Resolution

Led by John Filiotis, the ‘experienced’ team at Lambadarios Law Firm is representing Goodyear Tyres in a long-running dispute, and is also acting in a €150m international banking arbitration. Nondas Lambadarios, Dimitris Lambadarios and Prokopis Dimitriadis are also recommended. - See more at: http://www.legal500.com/c/greece/dispute-resolution#sthash.gEjEuf0P.dpuf
Lambadarios Law Firm provides ‘excellent professional advice’ that is ’always logical’. Nondas Lambadarios has a superb reputation for arbitration, and John Filiotis is highly recommended for litigation.
Within Commercial, Corporate & M&A

Highlights for the ‘first-rate’ team at Lambadarios Law Firm included advising Kerneos on its acquisition of European Bauxites, and acting for Quest Holdings on its acquisition of Cardlink. The firm also advised on the Greek aspects of Medtronic’s merger with Covidien. Nondas Lambadarios, Dimitris Lambadarios and the ‘very experienced’ Constantinos Lambadarios are recommended. - See more at: http://www.legal500.com/c/greece/commercial-corporate-and-manda#sthash.aKIj7NR9.dpuf
Lambadarios Law Firm is praised for its ‘strength in depth’ and ‘outstanding level of service’. Constantinos Lambadarios is ‘commercially minded’ and ‘stands out for his practical approach’, and Prokopis Dimitriadis has ‘unmatched knowledge of corporate and commercial law’.
Within Banking, Finance & Capita Markets

The department at Lambadarios Law Firm is praised for its ‘dedication’, ‘responsiveness’ and ‘attention to the needs of the client’. The team was retained by a leading Greek bank to advise on venture capital investments in Greek start-ups. Nondas Lambadarios heads the team, with Prokopis Dimitriadis leading on banking and finance work, and Constantinos Lambadarios leading on the capital markets side. - See more at: http://www.legal500.com/c/greece/banking-finance-and-capital-markets#sthash.dJNDIR1m.dpuf
Lambadarios Law Firm has ‘high professional standards’
Chambers and Partners
Corporate Commercial
Strengths :
"Clients regularly highlight the firm's practical approach to difficult transactions: "They try to offer you solutions to bypass whatever obstacles you may find." Another source highlights the team's "creativity, practicality, directness and speed.".

"Lambadarios gave realistic fee quotes and delivered on time and on budget."

  • Managing partner Constantinos Lambadarios wins praise from peers and clients alike for his work on corporate transactions. "He has a practical approach and a business mentality, so every time we are on opposite sides in a deal we communicate very well," says one source, while another reports: "Lambadarios is open-minded, positive and manages to have a good view on business issues in order to solve them."
  • Senior associate Melina Katsimi plays a supporting role in many of the firm's leading M&A and restructuring mandates.
  • Department head Constantinos Lambadarios earns praise for his commercial acumen, dedication and innovative style. "We're very fond of him," says a client.
  • Senior associate Chara Daouti "demonstrates a sound business understanding and is extremely proactive," say sources.
Dispute Resolution
Sources say:
"It was not just their work on the legal part of the case that was excellent, it was the guidance that they gave that was most impressive," says one interviewee, adding: "It is hard to find firms that have an international perspective on how to manage cases that involve lots of people from different areas. This was an important task and they carried out the whole thing very successfully."

"It is one of the most respected and influential firms in Athens. I have a very high opinion of the lawyers: you walk into court with them and have instant clout, which helps tremendously." "Responsive, experienced, accessible and well organised."

  • Peers report that eminent practitioner Nondas Lambadarios "has immense experience and excels as an arbitrator." Interviewees also highlight his role as counsel in international arbitrations and note that "he provides a great perspective in terms of both the nuances of the law and the real-life issues."
  • Interviewees praise John Filiotis for his civil litigation work including in cases that turn on issues relating to IP and defamation. He often represents clients in the Supreme Court. "He can focus on the real issues of the case and can present them in a way that is comfortable for his client," says one interviewee. Another adds: "His pleadings are well drafted and go straight to the point." Filiotis also acted as counsel for OPAP on its high-value arbitration with the Greek state following the announcement of planned tax and regulatory changes to the gaming sector.
  • Prokopios Dimitriades attracts considerable attention as an increasingly visible litigator at the firm. "He really brings a lot to the table in terms of both his legal ability and his good common sense about what will work in the court," say market commentators.
  • Clients appreciate that Constantinos Lambadarios is "direct, open to receiving feedback from the client and is willing to adjust the firm's way of working to fully satisfy the client." Another client says: "He always makes sure that the details are taken care of and guides the team on clients' needs." He is active on both litigation and arbitration matters.
  • John Filiotis leads the litigation practice and is praised as an "outstanding, well-respected prominent litigator." He handles employment and public procurement matters as well as disputes.
  • Managing partner Nondas Lambadarios heads the dispute resolution department. "His courtroom and strategy skills are excellent," notes an interviewee. His long-standing experience is appreciated by clients.
Insolvency Restructuring
Sources say: "Extremely efficient and responsive, and the quality of advice is excellent." "Very solution-focused. The team is great to work with – it is collaborative and prepared to go the extra mile."

  • Constantinos Lambadarios leads the restructuring and insolvency practice, and is praised for his team management skills. "We turn to him for restructuring strategy as he has real know-how on these matters," said one interviewee.
Competition Antitrust
Sources say: "The team provides a quick turnaround even on complex matters."

  • Managing partner Constantinos Lambadarios is "an outstanding competition lawyer. He has in-depth knowledge of the law and provides hands-on advice," according to sources.
Banking & Finance
Clients appreciate the team's close understanding of their business. "They give the impression they are part of our in-house team," says one impressed client, who goes on to explain: "They know how we would react and what we want from negotiations."

Interviewees also highlight the lawyers' proactive and solution-oriented approach: "They make sure we are aware of issues by staying current and flagging issues as they see appropriate. They take an approach that is very much in the interests of the client but where they disagree they always voice their disagreement in a constructive way."

  • Prokopios Dimitriadis is a key member of the finance practice and has experience both in finance transactions and in banking sector arbitrations.
Competition/European Law
"They're a very impressive team. They have a great variety of skills and excellent business knowledge," one satisfied client reports.

The firm's reputation for efficiency precedes it in the market: "They provide fast and accurate work to support us."

  • Constantinos Lambadarios enjoys a "great reputation" in the market for "the very good quality of his work." His competition expertise spans numerous different industries including consumer products, construction and automobiles. Among his areas of proficiency are collective dominance cases, merger control issues and compliance. Clients are quick to pick out his "commercial awareness" and "effectiveness."
Real Estate
Sources highlight the team's practical approach. "Excellent overall impression," summarises a happy client: "They're extremely commercial and focused on the client and very easy to work with." Another client adds: "The relationship we have with them is very good at all levels; they're straightforward, reliable and honest."

The firm's reputation for efficiency precedes it in the market: "They provide fast and accurate work to support us."
Sources note the team's strong knowledge and prompt service. A client reports the lawyers have "very good understanding of the issues at hand." "I had a good impression of them overall," says another client, adding: "They're quick and responsive."

  • Managing partner Constantinos Lambadarios is a versatile practitioner who is very active in restructuring deals. His recent work includes advising Hoist Finance, PwC and Qualco on establishing a joint venture to carry out the liquidation of 16 'bad banks' with outstanding loans of EUR9 billion in aggregate. Clients note his hands-on approach, saying he demonstrated "true personal involvement" and provided practical advice.
  • Prokopios Dimitriadis focuses on financial restructuring and counts a number of major financial institutions among his clients. Market sources praise him as "excellent in drafting."

  • Chara Daouti of Lambadarios Law Firm handles a wide variety of commercial issues in the TMT arena, including IP, IT and privacy law. She recently assisted Athenian Brewery with its digital marketing strategy. According to clients: "She's responsive and able to understand what the client's needs are." Another source adds her advice is "very clear and to the point."
IFLR 1000
Clients provide unqualified positive feedback on the "high quality of service" provided by the firm.

Lambadarios Law Firm is one of the oldest names and best known full service firms. One of the firm’s strengths according to client is its international network. “It is very responsive, business friendly and always providing essen- tial and practical advice,” says a client