Founded by Dr. Yannis Kelemenis, an Oxford graduate and Rhodes Scholar, Kelemenis & Co. is an Athens-based law firm providing quality legal services in the key corporate and commercial areas. The firm advises a varied client base that includes corporations, governments, large institutions and high-net-worth individuals. It regularly advises international clients, including several leading international law firms, on cross-border transactions and regulatory matters. The firm draws on a team of lawyers with excellent academic qualifications from world-class universities (e.g. Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard, Heidelberg).
Kelemenis & Co. has built a reputation for acting on complex, high volume cross-border transactions for a range of corporate and financial institution clients. The firm’s track record spreads across an array of sectors including energy, infrastructure, hotels, leisure, real estate, retail and technology. Although Greece has been the focal point of the firm's activities, the firm has been active in Southeast and Eastern Europe (e.g. FYR Macedonia, Serbia, Albania, Romania, Moldova) where it advises local governments on legal approximation with the EU acquis communautaire and international investors on their cross-border ventures.
Kelemenis & Co. enjoys excellent rankings in all leading international legal directories (e.g. Legal 500, PLC Handbooks, IFLR and Euromoney Handbooks) and is a recommended law firm in all key practice areas such as corporate & commercial, M&A, litigation, energy and natural resources, banking, tax, project finance, capital markets, competition and shipping. The firm is regularly invited to contribute the Greece chapter to commercial law handbooks published by highly regarded international publishers (e.g. Sweet & Maxwell, Global Competition Review, Practical Law Company, Centre for International Legal Studies, International Comparative Legal Guide Series, Euromoney Yearbooks).