Vassilis D. Avramopoulos

Vassilis D. Avramopoulos: Attorney with Avramopoulos & Partners Law Firm

Biography

Mr. Avramopoulos was admitted to the Athens Bar in 1981, and he is qualified to appear before the Supreme Courts of Greece. He began his career as an Associate at an Athens Law Firm (1983-1989), where he went on to become a partner. In 1989, he established Avramopoulos and Partners, together with his litigation partner Mr. Michael Poulakos. His expertise includes corporate law, mergers & acquisitions, commercial contracts, investments, telecommunications, tax law, energy law and entertainment law. His practice also consists of providing legal advice to both Greek and multinational companies on various corporate, commercial and tax matters, including acquisitions and disposals and corporate structures for Greek and international business investments. He has consulted on numerous acquisitions of Greek corporations, partnerships, businesses and business assets by non-Greek entities, and has advised with respect to the restructuring of a number of multinational groups. He has acquired significant expertise in minimizing the world-wide tax burden of foreign acquisition groups, given his ability to comprehend and advise as to the tax rules in foreign jurisdictions and given his broad expertise in dealing with tax treaty issues. He has published several articles in various international legal journals and magazines: Indicatively, his article “Greece: An Introduction to its Legal System and Corporate Law” was published in the Texas Transnational Law Quarterly, and “European Community Law / Corporate Law of Greece” was published by the FT (Financial Times) Financial Publishing.

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Association of European Studies; European Lawyers' Union; State Capital Group; Hellenic-American Chanmber of Commerce; Hellenic-Russian Chamber of Commerce; International Tax Panel of McDermott Will & Emery.

Areas of Practice (14)

  • European Union Law
  • Investments
  • Corporate Commercial Law
  • Banks and Banking
  • Capital Markets
  • Commercial Law
  • Telecommunications
  • Government Contracts
  • Finance
  • International Trade
  • Public Procurement
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Taxation
  • Project Finance

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
+30-210-6912200  Phone
+30-210-6911211  Fax
www.avramopoulos.com
University Attended:
University of London, England, U.C.L.
Law School Attended:
University of Athens Law School, LL.B., 1978; University of London, England, LL.M., EU Law, Shipping Law and Commercial Law, 1980
Year of First Admission:
1981
Admission:
1981, Supreme Court of Greece
Memberships:
Athens Bar Association; International Bar Association.
Languages:
Greek and English
Birth Information:
Athens, Greece, 1955
ISLN:
901467346

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