Politis & Partners is a top-ranked company in the Legal500 for 2009.

Banking, finance and capital markets
Politis & Partners’ banking practice is run by ‘top practitioner in corporate, M&A and securities matters’ Evangelos Politis. The practice acts for Hellenic Bank, a Cyprus – based banking institution with a major presence in the Greek market, and in 2008, advised it on a €1.6bn syndicated credit facility to Olympia Odos for the construction of a national motorway network.

Corporate and M&A
Politis & Partners has a strong corporate base, with ongoing clients including ASE-listed companies Lavipharm and Sanyo Holdings Hellas. Name partner Evangelos Politis inspires confidence in his client base, thanks to his ‘sector expertise’. The firm acted for the Bosch Rexroth Group on a public procurement contract awarded by the Greek army.

Dispute resolution
Politis & Partners is often called on to advise on multi-jurisdictional disputes by foreign firms. The firm recently acted in collaboration with a Danish law firm for a public company in Greece in a lawsuit filed by a Norwegian group of companies regarding a €35m shareholding in a Danish shipping company, and advised in an ICSID arbitration involving a claim in excess of €300m.

Energy
Politis & Partners attracted Toshiba as a new corporate client, advising it on the acquisition of a 10MW photovoltaic power plant in Bulgaria and on projects across the Balkans.

TMT (Technology, Media & Telecommunications)
Politis & Partners has considerable experience in the IT and telecoms sectors. The firm acted for a Greek IT company on a contract, awarded by the Greek Ministry of Transportation relating to the restructuring of its organization. Clients include EFG Eurobank’s e-commerce subsidiary Business Exchange.

Insurance
Politis & Partners’ financial expertise provides it with instructions from local insurance companies in contentious banking and finance-related matters.

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