ILN Welcomes New Member Firm - A & K Metaxopoulos and Partners Law Firm, Athens, Greece

January 02, 2014 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
New York (January 2, 2014) On Thursday, the International Lawyers Network announced that A & K Metaxopoulos has joined the Network as their representative in Athens, Greece.

The firm, founded in Athens in 1955 by Agis Metaxopoulos, was known as A. Metaxopoulos Law Offices until 2005 when it took its current form. From the very outset A. Metaxopoulos Law Offices soon became established as one of the most highly specialised law firms in Greece in matters of Intellectual and Industrial Property, Entertainment, Advertising and Mass Media law.

Since 2000, the firm has grown and is considered (by expert publications in these fields) as one of the leading practices in Greece in the areas of: Dispute Resolution, Corporate and Commercial Law, Tax Law, Real Estate, Labour Law, TMT, Patent and Competition Law.

A & K Metaxopoulos and Partners Law Firm is:

  • an independent, full service, mid-sized Greek law firm with important international synergies and a nationwide support network, as well as a full fiscal backup;
  • an IP/media/entertainment law leader, with an excellent reputation for litigation and arbitration in all fields of law, and a high caliber profile in most of the other areas of practice, especially corporate and commercial, tax, competition, employment and real estate law;
  • a traditional law firm with an excellent reputation in the international legal market and presence in international litigation and arbitration.

  • The firm's specific practice areas include intellectual & industrial property, litigation & arbitration, media & entertainment law, corporate & commercial, public procurement, employment, taxation, joint ventures, civil law, real property, private clients, EU/competition law, white collar crime, international arbitration, and asset recovery.

    The firm's partners, Vivian Vassilopoulou, Irini Daroussou and Kriton Metaxopoulos are also recognised as European Legal Experts and "Best Lawyers". Kriton Metaxopoulos is listed as "Lawyer of the Year - 2013 in Intellectual Property" and is also highly recommended in Litigation. Irini Daroussou is also listed in Intellectual Property, Vivian Vassilopoulou in Litigation and the firm's Senior Associate, Asterios Syssilas, in Media Law. Recently the highly specialized Patent Law magazine, "IAM Magazine Patent 1000", ranked their firm as the leading recommended boutique law firm in Greece in patent law, and Kriton Metaxopoulos and Irini Daroussou as leading practitioners, in recognition of its recent work and achievements in this specialized field of law and technical expertise.

    The firm takes pride in the following words of appreciation by its clients, as quoted by Legal 500 2013:

  • "The practice demonstrates in-depth knowledge, commitment and readiness to respond to the client's needs'";
  • "The firm's overall level of service is impeccable";
  • "The firm has a superb reputation for IP litigation ";
  • "The firm also has a strong contentious practice within Employment, where Kriton Metaxopoulos and Vivian Vassilopoulou are highly regarded".

  • The firm has a full time tax consultant and a close network of associates in Patra, Crete, Salonika and Rhodes.

    The International Lawyers Network facilitates personal relationships among lawyers in mid-sized law firms all over the world, allowing them to confidently operate in a global marketplace while retaining their independence and local expertise. As one of the largest networks of experienced attorneys in the world, the ILN provides a platform for clients to access quality legal professionals worldwide with the cost-effectiveness and personalized service only independent, regional law firms can provide. With 91 high-quality, full-service and specialized law firms and over 5,000 lawyers in 66 countries on six continents, the excellence, demonstrated experience, worldwide presence, and relationships of the International Lawyers Network combine to make this Network one of the leading associations of independent law firms in the world. The ILN: Where lawyers become friends.