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 superb reputation for major commercial litigation and arbitration, and disputes involving high-net-worth individuals.

The European Legal 500 EMEA, 2018

WORK HIGHLIGHTS

Claim for the re-possession of works of art private collection

AGA successfully represented a high net worth private client in a claim brought against his former wife for the ownership of a private collection of works of art with a value of over € 2 mn.

Expert Witness Testimony before London’s High Court

Professor George Georgiades has been called as expert witness on Greek law before London’s High Court.

Rejection of claim against shipping companies based abroad

AGA successfully defended several shipping companies based abroad in litigation brought against them by an individual claiming ownership rights of the companies themselves and requesting official account of their management. The claim was rejected by the Court of Appeal which discarded the assertion that there was any partnership between defendant and shipping companies.

Petition for assignment of parental responsibility to a minor’s grandfather

AGA effectively tried yet another pioneer case in family law: a petition brought by the parents of a minor for the assignment of parental responsibility to the minor’s grandfather so that the minor would not change school environment while its parents were relocated abroad for business.

Judicial escrow of works of art

AGA successfully acted on behalf of a high net worth private client in a petition brought against his former wife for the judicial escrow of works of art with a value of over € 2 mn.

Successfully represented a Greek art collector for the return of a stolen painting

AGA successfully represented a Greek art collector in a proceeding brought against a foreign corporate foundation holding one of the largest international collections in contemporary artists, for the return of a stolen painting valued over € 2 mn.

INTERNATIONAL RANKING

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