Magdalini Vlachopoulou focuses on public law, administrative and administrative procedure law, energy and environment law, as well as public procurement law. She is a member of our Energy and Oil & Gas and Project Finance practice groups and advises both domestic and international clients on administrative, energy and environment, project finance and public procurement issues. Her expertise encompasses energy and environment, EU and national legislation, renewable and thermal energy projects, concession agreements, and administrative litigation.

A member of the Athens Bar Association since 2020, Magdalini has experience in advising on privatizations and mergers and acquisitions of oil, gas and utility companies, as well as of renewable energy project development companies. She is also experienced in public tenders and the assignment of public contracts, in particular on the regulatory requirements for developing projects and public private partnerships, and on the restructuring of major infrastructure and energy projects.

Areas of expertise

Notable Project Finance & Development cases

  • Advising a consortium of Glencore and Carlyle Group on the international public tender for the acquisition of a majority stake and the privatization of Hellenic Petroleum. This will be the largest privatization in Greece in last decade with the expected acquisition price to exceed €1.3 billion.
  • Advising Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment on the international public tender for the concession of a Casino License and the development of the Hellinikon Integrated Casino Resort, a seminal project for Greece with a total value exceeding €1 billion.
  • Advising FLNG RUS on the development and financing of floating power barges projects in selected areas of Greece.
  • Advising an international consortium of Autostrade, Aktor, Intrakat, Intrasoft International on the international public tender for the installation and operation of the new electronic tolling system in the Greek motorways, the first such system to be implemented in Greece, with a total value of approximately €400m.
  • Advising EYDAP, the public water company, on a €300m public procurement for the water and sewage treatment Operation and Maintenance contract of the City of Athens.

Major Concession Projects – Lenders & Sponsors work

  • Advising the lenders of an international consortium on its participation in the public tender for the concession of the right to operate, maintain and commercially exploit the Egnatia Motorway.

Notable Energy cases

  • Advising DEPA the public gas corporation on the privatization process run by the HRADF for the sale of the DEPA Commercial to an interested investor.
  • Advising DEPA the public gas corporation on the privatization of DEPA Infrastructure through a privatization process run by the HRADF for the sale of the gas grid infrastructure around Greece.

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“Psyttalia Wastewater Treatment Plant”, a seminal environmental project for Greece, completed with huge success!

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  • LLM in Public Law, School of Law, University of Athens (2019)
  • Law Degree, School of Law, Aristoteles University of Thessaloniki (2017)

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