Legal 500 2015
Kelemenis & Co and Yannis Kelemenis have a strong track record of representing energy clients. The team is acting for the Greek power Transmission System Operator in several multimillion-euro litigations against energy suppliers and traders that have defaulted on debts.
EU and Competition
Kelemenis & Co recently represented GE Healthcare, DEPA and the Greek Power Market Operator (LAGIE) before the European Commission and the Greek Competition Commission. Yannis Kelemenis heads the team.
Corporate and M&A
Kelemenis & Co has a burgeoning corporate practice that advised AGC Equity Partners on its €400m acquisition of Astir Palace Hotel from NBG. Yannis Kelemenis heads the team.
Eleni Pitsa at Kelemenis & Co has a good track record of employment matters. Clients include Metaxa, Petrolina, General Electric and Granite.
Kelemenis & Co provides excellent support to energy clients in contractual, regulatory and litigation matters. It is advising the Greek power operator, LAGIE, on the current regulatory framework governing its operations. The firm is also helping DEPA (the Greek public natural gas supply corporation) to redesign the legislative structure to allow greater openness and competition in the gas retail market. Yannis Kelemenis is very well regarded.
Kelemenis & Co has been representing General Union in all aspects of its liquidation. Other clients include Axa Insurance, Lloyd’s of London and Arch Insurance. Yannis Kelemenis and associate Persi Bouna are both very active.
Projects and Privatisation
Kelemenis & Co represented China Development Bank on the €80m project financing of a solar park in Bulgaria. Ioanna Lazaridou is the main contact.
Kelemenis & Co’s clients include China Development Bank, Chevron, General Electric and Metaxa. Senior associate Eleni Pitsa is very active in tax matters.