Alia Komioti advises on civil, corporate and commercial matters and is an experienced litigator, having been a member of the Athens Bar Association since 2005.

She works within our Corporate and M&A practice groups, advising clients on a wide range of commercial, corporate and employment issues, including due diligence, M&A and other corporate transactions, company formation, establishment and regulation, commercial and lease agreements, labor disputes and general business operation. She has advised on a number of very significant transactions and continues to provide day-to-day commercial legal advice to international and domestic clients.

Alia has represented clients from a wide range of industries in disputes and successfully served as defense counsel in several high-profile criminal cases.

Areas of expertise

Alia advises a wide range of large international corporates in their day-to-day legal needs in Greece, including Goodyear Tires, Procter and Gamble, Dow Chemical, Whirlpool, Miele, Hilti, Heineken and Sony, as well as many leading Greek entities. She also advises companies on the most effective ways to incorporate in Greece, including setting up a Greek branch for Space X Technologies.

Alia has advised clients including DEPA, Sony Music and Whirlpool on complex restructurings, using a wide range of strategies including share transfers and mergers by absorption. She continues to advise Cardlink, the leading payment systems operator in Greece, in various commercial matters, and has acted as legal advisor to the recently opened Grand Hyatt, which is one of the largest hotels in Athens and is owned and operated by US real estate fund Hines, a global leader in real estate development.

Notable Corporate cases


  • Advising Google on all its operations in Greece under the regulatory legal framework.
  • Advising Sony Music on its group restructuring through intragroup share transfer transactions and subsequent mergers by absorption of EMI Greek subsidiaries by Sony.
  • Advised Quest Holdings on a due diligence report on a company active in the renewable energy market.
  • Advising on the privatization process of DEPΑ the public gas corporation run by the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund.
  • Advising DEPA on the major corporate restructuring of the group by the splitting of the company in two separate entities followed by a series of mergers.
  • Advising Whirlpool on Indesit Greece business transfer agreement and the subsequent merger by absorption of Indesit Greece by Whirlpool Hellas.
  • Completed the due diligence on BriQ, a REIC, to be listed on the Athens Stock exchange for the purposes of the prospectus to be filed with the Hellenic Capital Markets Commission for the listing of the shares. We acted for Eurobank on this matter.
  • Advising on the corporate restructuring through the absorption of two local EMI entities by Sony Music.
  • Advising on the incorporation of Greek branch for Space X Technologies.
  • Retained by Hliti AG for corporate maintenance work on the Greek affiliate.
  • Advised on the global restructuring of Sealed Air Corp.
  • Advised Japanese conglomerate Toppan printing Inc. in the public procurement and installation of a printing system for the issuance of Greek Passports and citizens IDs for the Hellenic Police Headquarters.
  • Advised on the global corporate restructuring of Swedish company Oriflame Cosmetics.
  • Advised on the corporate restructuring of Hewlett Packard.
  • Advised on the supply-chain restructuring of the business of Diversey Inc. a provider of commercial cleaning sanitation and hygiene solutions for businesses.

Alia has played an important role in a number of major transactions recently. She was a key member of the Lambadarios team that advised El Sewedy Electric in its €55m acquisition of three wind parks and two hydro-electric plants in Greece, contributing to the legal due diligence and also advising on the acquisition finance that underpinned this important transaction.

Notable M&A cases


  • Advising El Sewedy Electric in the legal due diligence and acquisition of four SPVs currently operating wind farms in Greece.
  • Advising on the Greek aspects of the Medtronic-Covidien global merger valued at US$49.9 billion.
  • Advised on the local aspects of the US$3.4 billion acquisition of Motorola Solutions Enterprise business by Zebra technologies.
  • Advising DEPA on the major corporate restructuring of the group by the splitting of the company in two separate entities followed by a series of mergers.
  • Advised Chemical Company Dow Hellas SA on the local aspects of the merger between Dow Chemical Company and DuPont.

A member of the Athens Bar Association since 2005, Alia, has a solid track record as a litigation lawyer, handling judicial and extrajudicial disputes arising out of all areas of private law and representing clients from diverse market fields including medical care, media, real estate, cosmetics, construction and retail.

Alia has also successfully acted as defense attorney in a number of notable criminal cases of public interest, including “Case of Panteion University” and “Case of Hellenic NARIC – DOATAP”.

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We are very happy to have assisted the first FDI by listed Egyptian electricity Company El Sewedy Electric into the Greek Renewables market

03-Oct-2019
  • Athens Bar Association
  • Vocational Training Program, Greek Economy Developments Analysis, School of Law, University of Athens (2011-2012)
  • Vocational Training Program, Law & Economics, School of Law, University of Athens (2011-2012)
  • LLB, Law School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (1998-2003)

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