Jure Law Firm operates since 1980. Growing gradually since its establishment, our Company is today one of the largest law firms in Greece with 120 lawyers and trainee lawyers, 55 administrative staff members and a network of 140 lawyers and law firms of exclusive cooperation throughout Greece.
Our client list contains Greek and international corporations, including credit institutions (systemic and non-systemic), portfolio management companies, factoring and leasing companies, consulting and auditing companies, companies involved in investment and insurance, oil companies, embassies, non-governmental and non-profit organizations among others.
Our goal is to serve the interests of our clients, to support and represent them through the provision of high quality legal services in the whole range of their activities, from conducting negotiations, drafting contracts and monitoring their progress, as well as providing advice on the management of any legal issue, until the resolution of disputes that may arise either through amicable means of settlement or before Courts and other competent authorities.
Our longstanding and valuable experience and expertise in restructuring, in advising creditors and credit institutions on rehabilitation agreements as well as in conducting legal due diligence for both sides; either the seller or the investor, distinguishes us from our peers as one of the leading companies in Greece in our areas of practice.
We are a leading Greek law firm known for its long heritage, legal acumen and integrity.
As a full-service business law firm, we take pride in our distinctive mindset and offering. This shows not only in responsiveness, but also our ability to field versatile, approachable, easy-to-work teams of practitioners who truly understand our clients’ interests.
Our strong international orientation is echoed in our struc¬ture, standards and approach, and ultimately attested in the profile of our client base, our rankings and the network of our affiliations and best-friend law firms around the world. Established in 1893, we know that change, whether in the legal or economic environment, is inherent to our jurisdiction; we are accustomed to implementing untested legislation, structuring innovative solutions and putting our bold legal argumentation to the service of our clients.
We advise corporations from all commercial and industrial sectors, financial institutions, non-profits, startups and high-net-worth individuals, working closely with regulators and all major professional service firms. For more details on our firm and practice please visit our website at www.zeya.com.
Bahas, Gramatidis & Partners is a leading Greek Law Firm. Headquartered in the city of Athens, the Firm has associated Law Firms in 105 countries in total, as an exclusive Member Firm of the World Law Group for Greece & also as an active member of major legal guides and groups.
Bahas, Gramatidis & Partners is governed by a Board of 5 Partners, namely: Mr. Marios Bahas (Senior Partner), Mr. Yanos Gramatidis (Partner), Mr. Nassos Felonis (Deputy Managing Partner), Mr. Dimitris Emvalomenos (Managing Partner) and Mr. Spyros G. Alexandris (Managing Partner).
The scientific operational potential of Bahas, Gramatidis & Partners also includes thirteen senior lawyers and three junior lawyers, assisted by six trainee lawyers, a skilled administrative personnel and a well-organized financial, accounting and tax consultancy department.
The team is equipped with an advanced communications system and fully updated software applications to support its scientific and administrative operations. At the core of the Firms practice is the representation of corporations, government agencies, financial institutions, investment banks, non-profit entities and individuals in complex financial and corporate transactions and litigation. The Firm’s corporate and commercial team advises companies and businesses on a daily basis on all aspects of carrying on business in Greece.
Bahas, Gramatidis & Partners is specialised in Financial and Corporate Practices (incl. Data Protection, Whistleblowing, Product Liability, Employment, Commercial Contracts), Land Acquisitions (45% of market), Licensing, Aircraft Leasing & Securitization (95% of market).
Moreover, the firm is highly involved in the following practices:
COMMERCIAL: The Firm helps clients build their growth and business future through sophisticated commercial arrangements both domestically and internationally. We are particularly concerned about our clients’ business assets as intellectual property, IT, data and codified commercial practices and recommend and implement privacy and safety protection measures. We apply our longstanding experience in contract, e-commerce, IP, IT and competition law to provide solutions to our clients’ needs.
We have a dominant position in aircraft transactions and a particular and sound expertise in relation to banking & finance, but also to agency, distribution and franchise agreements, where the response of the business community in Greece and abroad has been impressive, thus making us a leading practice in this field.
CORPORATE: Bahas, Gramatidis & Partners' corporate team advises companies and businesses on a daily basis on all aspects of carrying business in Greece from corporate regulatory matters to regulatory compliance. The Firm has a long experience in Mergers & Acquisitions transactions having represented a long list of Greek and international clients. We advise on joint ventures between Greek and non-Greek parties, takeover bids and private equity investments.
COMPETITION: BGP specializes in the field for many years, with an experienced team handling a variety of relevant issues. Our long-term practice includes the consulting of known clients before contracting, numerous legal due diligence cases related to M&As or the listing of companies shares into stock exchange, court disputes, dawn-raid schemes of corporate groups and support during the same, legal opinions on a variety of relevant matters, etc.
CREDIT FINANCIAL & BANKING: BGP is considered as one of the leading Law Firms in Greece. Our Senior Partner, Marios Bahas, has been the legal advisor of major Greek financial institutions and is considered as one of the most reputable and expertized attorneys in the field. Over the last 35 years, the Firm has been assisting high profiled companies and financial institutions in many complex and demanding cases, such as due diligences relating to the Athens Stock Exchange, financing of large projects with loans of various types, syndicated loans, various bond issues and advising banks and NPLs’ managing companies on securitization projects.
BGP frequently involves counseling clients on various aspects of technology law, including e-commerce and online marketing, focusing particularly on issues arising from the use of new technologies and business models, general terms of e-commerce agreements, legal formalities regarding e-transactions and online marketing such as the e-signature, liability exclusion clauses, opt-in and opt-out mechanisms, consumer's right of cancellation/withdrawal in e-commerce transaction etc.
HUMAN RESOURCES: By the years we have consolidated our position as a leading employment law practice, gaining considerable profile on the international stage and acting for many notable clients in Greece and abroad.
IMMIGRATION / GOLDEN VISA: Bahas, Gramatidis & Partners Law Firm provides highest quality legal services, including solutions for all legal, financial, tax and technical issues regarding immigration and especially acquisition of residence permit in the frame of the “Greek Golden Visa” project. Since 2014, we have helped approx. 4.500 third country citizens to obtain their residence permits and to enjoy the Golden Visa's benefits throughout Europe.
INDUSTRY SECTOR: Bahas, Gramatidis & Partners enjoys a unique reputation in industry sectors as Tourism, Travel and Leisure, Local Government, Sports & Entertainment, Banking, Energy and Privatizations. The Firm represented the Athens 2004 Olympic Games Organizing Committee in negotiating and drafting the hotel contracts with all the Athens area hotels for the needs of the members of the Olympic Family.
LITIGATION & ADR / DISPUTE MANAGEMENT: The Firm has a sound reputation worldwide for its Dispute Management performance. We are proud of the results we achieved for clients over the years and of the skills deployed by our Dispute Management team in producing those results. We have been capable of offering to clients a full litigation service, court representation and ADR management. Especially regarding mediation, we fully provide relevant services as a recommended out of court dispute resolution procedure after the important law change of 2019. Our Firm’s Partner Dimitris Emvalomenos, after a long term expertise in claims’ negotiation and out of court settlements, has also become an Accredited Mediator in Greece and the UK, ready to provide his expertise to our clients.
PRODUCT LIABILITY /SAFETY: The Firm has a long term history and great expertise in the field. BGP has successfully dealt with highly demanding cases involving product liability claims especially in the aviation and automotive industries. BGP assists on regular basis world known legal groups in product recalls and regulatory issues and opines on a variety of relevant legal matters. Also, BGP has participated in periodical EU studies on the status of the P/L Directive. This specialization of BGP falls within its general knowhow on consumer law matters.
PUBLIC SECTOR: Bahas, Gramatidis & Partners has been busy for many years in the Public Sector. Among other work, we represented significant Greek and international clients on public procurement matters and we drafted the Code and the official Greek franchise terminology for the franchise association of Greece. We have also represented HRADF (Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund) in the State Lottery privatization and in the privatization of public real estate. Bahas, Gramatidis & Partners offers a team of preeminent Lawyers for privatization projects and for the representation of corporations, business associations and public entities, before the Greek courts and the State Administrative Authorities.
REAL ESTATE: Bahas, Gramatidis & Partners is a leader in the Greek real estate market practice. The Firm represents a diverse client base including opportunity and investment funds, international and Greek developers, management companies, hotels and resorts, casinos and private individuals. Our services include structuring, negotiating and implementing real estate developments, acquisitions, sales, financing and regulatory compliance and registrations. The Firm has a particular expertise in hotel leasing, licensing & franchise transactions.