Areas of Practice

Litigation & Dispute Resolution

In addition to our outstanding tax litigation team we have a well-established disputes practice which encompasses a wide spectrum of contentious matters including contractual/commercial disputes, administrative and civil law disputes and competition litigation matters.

We have substantial experience in arbitration work, acting as counsel in both domestic and international arbitral proceedings and often representing key clients in relevant mandates. Our team has acted for major corporations involved in a variety of industries such as consumer, retail, IT, entertainment and construction on a wide range of high-value arbitration cases in front of key arbitral centers including the ICC and the American Arbitration Association. We have an excellent reputation for disputes concerning damages claims in various contexts, including breach of contract and termination of agency and distribution agreements. We are regularly litigating before civil courts in several cases concerning company, commercial and civil law issues and representing clients in significant cross-border commercial disputes while the firm is increasingly active in high-profile construction disputes with a heavy focus on the luxury hotel business.

Senior partner Evanthia Tsiri has handled successfully several major domestic and international arbitration cases as well as civil litigation cases with key strengths in corporate/commercial and construction-related disputes and has earned a strong reputation in this field.

Stavropoulos and Partners is active on commercial and construction cases. Its client roster includes names such as AGET Heracles, Aktor, Hellenic Recycling Company and Sephora. Evanthia Tsiri heads the team.

LEGAL 500 2017

Work Highlights

Civil litigation in relation to a high-value artwork

We successfully represented a major French client in civil litigation against a claim before the Greek courts in relation to a high-value artwork of a famous French artist 

Litigation & arbitration in relation to a multimillion construction dispute

We represented a Greek leading construction company in a multimillion construction dispute for breach of contract and tort in relation to one of the biggest investments in the Greek luxury resort business, in both civil litigation and domestic arbitration proceedings

Claims for refund of unduly paid monies

We represented a prominent manufacturing company in the construction and materials sector in civil law disputes against the Greek State

Civil litigation for damages

We represented the Greek subsidiary of a French leader in the cosmetics sector in numerous civil litigation proceedings in disputes for breach of contract and tort under franchising agreements

Litigating in enforcement proceedings against port authority

We represented a major international client in civil and administrative proceedings against a port authority disputing charges imposed for use of port facilities

ICC arbitration

We represented a major Greek manufacturer in international arbitration proceedings under ICC rules

Arbitration in front of the American Arbitration Association

We acted for a Greek company in relation to claims arising under a distribution agreement against one of the largest US sports shoe manufacturing companies

Domestic arbitration and litigation in disputes under agency agreement

We defended Greek and UK clients in the entertainment sector against claims by a Greek company under an agency agreement

Representing Greek IT client in ICC arbitration proceedings

We acted for a Greek client in the IT sector in ICC proceedings in disputes arising under a distribution and a joint venture agreement

Disputes under distribution/ franchising agreements

We defended a Greek client in the retail sector in numerous cases concerning damages claims arising under distribution and franchise agreements