Legal 500 2017


Kelemenis & Co is advising DEPA on several matters, including a dispute with DESFA. It is also acting for the Greek Centre for Renewable Energy Sources (CRES) in the institutional, legislative and contractual implementation of the Energy Performance of Public Buildings initiative. Yannis Kelemenis has ‘a wealth of experience in the energy sector’.

Commercial, Corporate and M&A

The ‘very experienced’ team at Kelemenis & Co provides an ‘excellent service’. It is advising new client KKR on its Greek investment targets, and advised Granarolo on the acquisition of the majority stake in a leading Greek dairy company. Yannis Kelemenis is recommended.


Kelemenis & Co is advising GE Power in a claim involving a former officer of the company, and is also instructed by clients such as SunPower, Chevron and Moptil. Yannis Kelemenis and senior associate Eleni Pitsa are recommended.


Recent work for Kelemenis & Co includes advising Lloyd’s of London on regulatory matters, and acting for General Union in its liquidation. Lanova and Delta Insurance Advisors are also clients. Yannis Kelemenis heads the team, which also includes senior associate Persi Bouna.

Dispute Resolution

Kelemenis & Co is representing Geox in a claim against a Greek distributor, and is advising Chris Cash & Carry on matters relating to the bankruptcy of the Marinopoulos supermarket chain. Yannis Kelemenis is the key contact.


Kelemenis & Co is advising on a contentious tax matter. Chevron Marine and General Electric are also clients. Senior associate Eleni Pitsa is noted.