IFLR 2008

Kelemenis & Co
Kelemenis & Co is a young practice consisting of 12 lawyers which has shown promise since its inception. It moves into the rankings after recommendations from clients and peers. It acted for Stelow and its Greek subsidiary Youtravel.com in the acquisition of 40% of Stelow’s share capital by Barclays Ventures. Another deal that showed its expertise was when it acted for Lion Hellas in its private placement in Greece. The firm has a strong insolvency practice, having recently acted in the liquidation of the Standard AEEX, a Greek investment fund. The practice impressed the market when it advised ….. The firm was also involved in a few tourism-related transactions. It acted for Fotr in the acquisition of Yaliskari Palace Hotel in the Greek island of Corfu, and of a Seaside Hotel in Crete. Lastly, it advised the Macedonian Ministry of Economy on the country’s legislation on PPP and private finance initiative (PFI) projects.