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Fortsakis, Diakopoulos, Mylonogiannis & Associates (“FDMA”) is a leading Greek law firm providing a comprehensive range of elite legal services across the full spectrum of business, administrative and tax law and possessing second-to-none advisory expertise on landmark business transactions in Greece in the last years.
With its offices located at the heart of the Athens business centre, the firm boasts today of a vibrant and multi-disciplined team of top-class practitioners, including 5 partners and 20 attorneys, all recognized experts in their respective fields of specialization.
Areas of legal expertise
Our experienced Corporate, M&A and Commercial team advise on all aspects of corporate transactions including corporate establishments, legal due diligence, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts and business restructurings, as well as on the drafting negotiation, legal structuring, implementation and legal enforcement of commercial contacts.
Our experienced team handles a diverse range of problems including advice on the existing legal framework regarding public and private construction works in Greece, leases and leasing of real estate assets, urban planning and building regulations, representation of clients in disputes regarding licenses for the implementation of public and private construction works, execution of construction contracts or professional negligence claims, illegal building and legalisation of illegal buildings.
Our tax specialists possess significant experience in both Greek and international Tax Law matters and advice important local and international entities, institutions and individuals on the taxation and tax planning implication issues arising in the course of their business.
Our team of specialists advises major international and domestic clients in relation to both (a) the awarding of public works construction and/or project management contracts for major infrastructure and PPP projects; and (b) the privatization of state-owned or operated enterprises, consequently attracting foreign capital and investments.
FDMA counts years of experience and know-how in matters pertaining to the tendering, awarding and implementation of public procurement contracts related to goods, services, and public works, as well as in public concessions and defense procurement tenders issued by the Greek Armed Forces.
FDMA’s strong EU & Competition team has deep knowledge of the EU legal framework and significant know-how in advising a wide range of Greek and international clients on antitrust-related issues, including on cartel investigations, abuse of dominant position, merger control, and compliance of contracts and distribution network schemes with competition rules, as well as on State aid rules and proceedings.
Our firm’s team of litigation lawyers enjoys extensive experience in dealing with the judicial and extra-judicial resolution of disputes of both civil and administrative nature before all courts in Greece, including the Supreme Court, the Council of State and the Court of Audit. We also have a demonstrated track record in representing clients in arbitration and litigation proceedings linked to high-profile disputes arising under or in connection with State-awarded contracts in the defense and public contracts sectors.
Our expertise in Telecommunications and Media Technology field classifies our firm as one of the few Greek law firms having vast experience in the field of international and domestic telecommunications and media law as well as in information technology law. Our specialised associates focus on meeting our clients’ needs in all types of transactions relating to telecommunications and Media technology matters.
Our Banking and Finance team advises on all aspects of financing transactions, including general corporate lending, cross-border financing as well as refinancing securitization and debt restructuring. Our firm’s practice also focuses on the drafting and negotiation of facility and bond loan agreements, asset and project financing.
FDMA has developed a vast expertise in rendering advice in connection with all aspects of the energy sector in Greece, including the fields of electricity generation and distribution, on the development, licensing and operation of renewable energy sources projects (especially wind power and PV’s) as well as in connection with mining, querying and oil and gas exploration in Greece.