Civil Litigation

The firm is distinguished for its leading expertise in dispute resolution. AGA’s litigation team has discreetly and successfully handled some of the weightiest cases ever presented before the Courts.

 

Apostolos Georgiades & Associates has a 'fantastic reputation' for dispute resolution; the 'brilliant' Apostolos Georgiades heads the team. ….. George Georgiades and Stavros Georgiades are also noted.

The European Legal 500 EMEA, 2017

WORK HIGHLIGHTS

Representation of telecommunications provider in a claim for purported health damage

AGA defended the main mobile telecommunications provider in Greece -along with its subsidiary and their CEO’s- in a claim filed by a former employee of its subsidiary seeking compensation of over €19 mn for purported health damage.

Petition for the seizure of client’s assets up to the amount of €200 mn rejected

AGA successfully defended a high net worth private client as well as in-land based societés anonymes in a petition for the seizure of the private client’s assets up to the amount of €200 mn and for the lifting of the corporate veil of the societés anonymes so that it would be recognized that the property allegedly belonging to the companies is in fact owned by the private client.

Representation Greek Lottery Operator in claims by suspended agent

AGA successfully represented OPAP S.A., the Greek Lottery Operator, in three claims raised by a former agent challenging the suspension by OPAP S.A. of his agency’s operation and seeking over € 189.7mn in damages; claims rejected by the Court of First Instance.

Representation MIZUHO Ltd against PUBLIC PROPERTIES COMPANY

AGA represented MIZUHO CORPORATE ADVISORY CO. LTD., subsidiary of MIZUHO FINANCIAL GROUP, one of the largest financial conglomerates in Japan, in a civil litigation against the PUBLIC PROPERTIES COMPANY (a 100% subsidiary of the Hellenic Republic). Said litigation was concluded in 2015 and the Supreme Court awarded AGA’s client an amount exceeding €13mn.

Representation dairy giant DELTA FOODS S.A. against MEVGAL S.A.

AGA represented DELTA FOODS S.A., one of the leading food product industries based in Greece, in litigation against MEVGAL S.A., a Greek dairy products company and some of its shareholders (holding a 43% stake), in a claim for the implementation of a preliminary agreement for the transfer of shares of MEVGAL to DELTA.

Representation HELLINIKON S.A., in land ownership dispute concerning former HELLINIKON AIRPORT

AGA successfully defended HELLINIKON S.A. (100% subsidiary of the Hellenic Republic which was established in 2011 for the administration, management and development of the land, premises etc. of the former HELLINIKON AIRPORT in Athens) in a dispute for the ownership of an area of 4,850 sq. m. (part of a larger area of 11,000 sq. m. also disputed), located in the coastal region of Agios Kosmas in Attica Greece: value of claim € 2,1mn.

INTERNATIONAL RANKING

The European Legal 500 USA Edition
The European Legal 500 EMEA
Chambers & Partners