Kelemenis & Co. hires two senior associates

Kelemenis & Co. has hired two senior associates, Ms. Alexia Xeniti and Mr. Theodore Thomopoulos, to strengthen, respectively, its regulated markets and its litigation groups. Alexia Xeniti, who has joined the Regulated Markets Group, brings with her 10 years of experience in associate and senior associate positions with commercial law firms in Athens. Her expertise ranges from commercial and corporate law (particularly commercial contracts, agency, and corporate governance) to competition and state aid to public procurement. In the past few years, she has been heavily involved in energy law and regulation and has acquired an in depth knowledge of the Greek and EU regulatory framework including licensing procedures of conventional / RES projects and clients’ representation before civil and administrative courts and the Greek regulator (RAE). At Kelemenis & Co. she has got already involved in two regulatory projects with institutional clients (i.e. the Greek Power Market Operator and EBRD) and is expected to be heavily involved in the firm’s project finance engagements and in assignments dealing with regulatory, transactional and shareholding aspects of renewable energy projects. Theodore Thomopoulos has joined the Litigation & Arbitration Group. Before joining the firm, Theodore worked as an associate with three commercial law firms over a period of 7 years. He focuses on litigation, primarily of a commercial nature, and in the course of the past few years he has acted for a number of well-known corporate clients from the construction, pharmaceutical, insurance, technology and retail sectors, and for several major Greek banks. At Kelemenis & Co., Theodore has already started handling large-volume commercial claims for corporate clients from the insurance, food & beverage, and car-dealing sectors.