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Intelligent Legal Services

EXPERTISE

administrative-law

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW

We cover a broad variety of practice, including many different kinds of governmental legal procedures and regulations. Each government operates under complicated structures which encompass various agencies and legal bodies incorporated under either public or private law.

Many times citizens and legal entities find it hard to defend their rights within this complex regulatory environment. At Kazantzis & Associates LLP, we have appealed numerous administrative decisions, before any competent agency, avoiding in that way to proceed with expensive litigation to non-administrative courts.

dispute resol

ARBITRATION – LIGITATION – MEDIATION

Kazantzis & Associates LLP uses several different methods of resolving legal disputes without going to court. Rising cost of ligitation and backlogged dockets faced by civil courts drove in development of alternative proceedings with benefits for everyone involved. Those include arbitration, ligitation and mediation. We work with some of the leading organisations to resolve their commercial disputes while our international dispute resolution professionals practice in the following areas:

  • Banking
  • Commercial disputes
  • Competition disputes
  • Energy
  • Financial disputes
  • Real estate disputes
  • Transportation
  • Technology disputes

aviation

AVIATION LAW

Aviation is a highly specialized field which requires a comprehensive knowledge of FAA regulations. Our company’s efforts focus on offering outstanding law services including:

  • Airport & Airline operation & regulation
  • Financing & leasing
  • Ligitation for accidents – tragedies
  • Violations of Federal Aviation Regulations
  • Sales
banking
BANKING & FINANCE LAW

Kazantzis & Associates LLP Banking and Finance team is consistently involved in transactions of individuals and corporations handling from complaints against a bank to complex ligitation between institutions, their investors, public sector and other parties. Financial transactions require a careful management – Our clients trust us for their transactions including lending, borrowing, stock sales, bonds as our team has a deep knowledge and experience in antitrust, bankruptcy and securities laws that rule financial transactions.

 

CAPITAL MARKETS LAW

Kazantzis & Associates LLP provides commercial and practical advice on Capital Markets as a part of the core Corporate and Finance practices. Capital Markets include debt capital markets and equity capital markets while our consulting services include both primary and secondary markets.

citizenship-immigration-law

CITIZENSHIP & IMMIGRATION LAW

Citizenship Law governs the legal process of a person obtaining citizenship in a country other than the one of his/her origin. Immigration Law refers to State regulation for the designation of the persons’ eligibility to enter any country, the duration of their stay and their legal right to apply for residence permit. Kazantzis & Associates LLP assume cases of foreign nationals who enter without permission, overstay their visit, or otherwise lose their legal status, and we challenge legal enforcement measures such as detention and removal proceedings.

commercial & business law
COMMERCIAL & BUSINESS LAW

Kazantzis & Associates LLP has built a leading business and commercial practice capitalized on it’s long term experience in private and public sector and the expert team of lawyers. We deal with new and existing businesses that interact with public and private sector covering a wide range of legal disciplines including:

  • Transactions
  • Tax Law & Tax Planning
  • Intellectual Property
  • Real Estate
  • Employment
  • Bankruptcy
  • Terms of Sales of goods & services
  • Contracts of carriage
  • Leasing
  • Security issues
  • Insurance issues

competition

COMPETITION LAW / CONSUMER LAW & UNFAIR COMPETITION

European Union’s Competition Law ensures the free competition between companies in EU region rather than cartels and monopolies sharing out markets and fixing prices. Kazantzis & Associates LLP with a deep knowledge of EU Law and Practices advices it’s customers on three main policy areas:

  • Cartels or control of Collusion and other anti-competitive practices that affect the EU
  • Market Dominance, preventing the abuse of firms’ dominant maket positions.
  • Mergers, control of proposed mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures involving companies that have a certain, defined amount of turnover in the EU/EEA.
  • State aid law, legal advice on notification of aid schemes or design of no aid/GBER aid, State aid recovery actions and complaints

constitutional law

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW & HUMAN RIGHTS 

Kazantzis & Associates has extensive experience over the fundamental principles by which the government exercises its public power. Our constitutional practice includes numerous successful litigations concerning the infringement of basic constitutional rights and human rights violations of our clients resulting in some instances to the recognition of compensation for damages due to constitutional violations.

contract-law

CONTRACT LAW 

Kazantzis & Assocciates LLP has great expertise in drafting all type of contracts, negotiating contract terms and providing legal advice. Our experienced team of lawyers are able to handle effectively complex cases of contractual violations, penalties and compensation due to behaviours of contractual inconsistency.

corporate-governance

CORPORATE & GOVERNANCE LAW 

Kazantzis & Associates LLP has significant experience in issues of Corporate governance principles and codes of practice. Our law firm through its counselling on board’s performance roles and formulation of corporate strategies and policy making has offered valuable legal advice to major corporate players in assessing, improving and re-shaping their corporate governance structure.

lending

CORPORATE LENDING & LOAN MARKETS LAW

Kazantzis & Associates LLP has experience of providing legal and consulting advisory services to lenders and borrowers (including public and private sector) in international scale. We work with companies in emerging markets, markets with difficult conditions and developed markets where various practices are taken in action so as to help companies complete successful their financial needs. Small & Medium Enterprises and Large Corporations trust our company for their cross border lending, borrowing and investments with diversified portfolios while our cross sector experience adds an added value to services provided by our experts. 

criminal-law

CRIMINAL LAW

Criminal law consists in a system of legal rules designed to safeguard public safety and deter wrongful conduct. Those who violate the law face imprisonment, fines, and other penalties. Our strong criminal team deals with criminal actions related to drugs, human trafficking, corruption, frauds, tax criminal law etc.

 education-law

EDUCATION LAW

We are highly specialized in the field of law that relates to educational institutions, educational staff, and the rights of society to public education. We have also won cases in relation to clients’ rights of access to tertiary education and successfully challenged the legality of public educational laws and regulations.

elections-law

ELECTIONS LAW

Elections law is an extremely specialized field of law whose deep knowledge belongs only to a handful of law firms. Kazantzis & Associates acquired important in-depth expertise in every aspect of the electoral and political process, including disputes relevant to the right to vote, campaign financing, after-elections objections raised before competent administrative tribunals.

employment-law

EMPLOYMENT LAW

Our employment-labor law practice protects the rights and duties between employers and workers. This set of rules is primarily aimed at preserving a balance between employees and employers benefits and obligations and protect them equitably and proportionally. Kazantzis & Associates has represented successfully both employee and employers interests, as well as employee benefits which were finally decided in favour of our clients.

energy

ENERGY LAW 

Kazantzis & Associates LLP have provided with high quality legal advisory services customers in private and public sector and helped them deal with various projects across the spectrum of energy including: 

  • upstream oil and gas
  • pipelines
  • power
  • renewables
  • water

Our experts provide services related to taxes for both renewable and non-renewable forms of energy and legal matters in the area of energy industry.

environment

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

As pollution and conservation of natural resources are in need of attention, Environment is an area of increasing importance for all businesses and mostly for manufacturing.

Our market knowledge include legal expertise in areas such as:

  • environmental assessment and approval strategies
  • environmental planning
  • greenhouse gas issues
  • renewable energy
  • water
  • waste

forestry

FORESTRY LAW

Forestry Law consists in a legal branch of Environmental Law and forms the regulatory framework governing the maintenance of forests and parks, delimitation of forests, land use change disputes, expropriation issues, reforestation activities and illicit logging activities. Forestry disputes has always been one of the strongest practice areas of Kazantzis & Associates as part of its robust Administrative Law expertise.

franchise

FRANCHISING LAW

A “franchise package” means a group of intellectual property rights which concern brand names or trade marks, commercial characteristics of companies, standards of use, patents, know-how, expertise and other conventional royalties such as product supply royalties from specific producers, commercial use royalties, exploitation royalties, equipment royalties etc. Kazantzis & Associates has extensive counselling experience in drafting, negotiating and challenging franchising contracts both for franchisors and franchisees.

hotels

HOTELS & MANAGEMENT LAW

Kazantzis & Associates LLP have built a leading Hotels & Management Practice offering clients commercial and practical advices in this complex industry. We work closely with some of the leading companies in tourism industry of Mediterranean Region providing all the services required for sustainable development of Hotel’s activities. Our team provides services of consulting and issues resolution on the commercial operations (employment, franchise agreements, client relationships, functional issues) and financial transactions including taxes, investments, lending.

insurance

INSURANCE LAW

Kazantzis & Associates LLP insurance team provides with a complete range of services including insurance policies, claims, regulations and rates. More specific:

  • Operation of companies in insurance industry
  • Insurance policies, services violating terms of agreement, insurance cancellation
  • Handling of Claims (denying claims, cancelling policies, fraudulent claims)
intellectual property
INTELLECTUAL & INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY LAW

Our Intellectual Property law team deals with the protection of intangible assets and more specific to secure legal rights to inventions, designs, artistic works and industrial & IT products. The main purpose of our law firm is to protect the development of creative works and ensure the legal terms of usage from third parties. More specific we offer services on the following areas:

  • Copyrights
  • Trademarks
  • Patents
investment
INVESTMENT LAW

Our team is able to provide timely, up-to-date and efficient legal advice to company investors in multiple jurisdictions. We work closely with our clients from the international investment community in order to satisfy their needs for transparent, cost-effective and profitable investments against bureaucratic and complex regulatory regimes conditions. We carry out licensing procedures for large scale investments, we point out beneficial investment opportunities or investment drawbacks and we guarantee to make administrative procedures as smooth as possible.

it-e-commerce

IT, E-COMMERCE & TELECOMMUNICATIONS LAW

Our firm is dealing with a growing number of cases in the area of Information Technology due to the enlargement of this industry and the numerous concerns on electronic transactions and privacy. Kazantzis & Associates LLP have a good command of Information Technology and provides clients with legal advice on:

  • Structuring information technology transactions on a beneficial way while ensuring regulatory compliance
  • Software Licensing Issues
  • Data Privacy and Security

maritime

MARITIME LAW 

Kazantzis & Associates LLP with it’s headquarters located in Greece, a key player of world sea trade, has an outstanding experience on dealing with cases in the area of Maritime Law ( also referred to as admiralty law).

Our company has a strong track record of providing services in the following cases:

Cruiseship Accident law.

Commercial accidents resulting in damage to vessels and cargo, seamen injuries and hazardous material spills.

  • Piracy and criminal activity, wake damage and towage contracts.
  • Recreational boating accidents that occur on navigable waters
  • Insurance issues

media

MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT LAW

 Media & Entertainment is legal field related to Information Technology and Telecommunications and includes digital and print media, advertising and entertainment industry. Kazantzis & Associates LLP firm provides legal and consulting services with major concerns of the industry as follows:

  • Intellectual Property
  • Defamation
  • Commercial & Financial

healthcare

MEDICAL LAW

Kazantzis & Associates LLP team works with clients including:

Corporate

  • Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Hospitals
  • Universities
  • Medical device and equipment companies
  • Investors in healthcare sector

providing consulting and legal services for practices and transactions.

Citizens

Citizens trust our services while we cover a variety of legal subjects such as mental health, health reform, health insurance, patient protection. 

governance

PUBLIC SECTOR & GOVERNANCE LAW

We are recognized as an ideal law firm partner for public sector as we manage to have a team of lawyers with long experience both on private – business and public sector .Our experience includes advising government, municipalities and chambers on all aspects of public sector planning, asset sales, privatisations, disposal of property and equipment, Public Private Partnerships, tendering and contracting and public sector employment.

rail automotive

RAIL – ROAD & AUTOMOTIVE LAW

With our extended knowledge of various sectors of transportation we are experienced to advise our customers for cases in :

  • Rail
  • Road & Automotive

real estate

REAL ESTATE LAW / PROPERTY LAW

Real Estate covers all aspects of Property with a significant importance for individuals and corporations. Our firm realizes the importance of Real Estate in the entire economic environment by providing its legal services in a variety of related issues including the following:

  • Sales, purchases and other transfers of real estate
  • Legal Aspects of Rental Property
  • Renters’ and homeowners’ rights
  • Property development
  • Zoning and land use
  • Loans
  • Agricultural issues

shipping

SHIPPING LAW & SERVICES

Our company recognizes Shipping Industry’s key role in Greek – Cyprus & World Economy and provides a wide range of commercial services in context of Shipping including Financial and banking issues, Capital Market Products, Taxation, Registration and dispute resolution.

social-security

SOCIAL SECURITY LAW

Kazantzis & Associates has hands-on experience in matters which affect social security rights of citizens and which relate to issues of sickness, maternity, medical treatment, pensions, unemployment, family benefits and labor accidents.

stock exchange
STOCK EXCHANGE LAW 

We are a high experienced team with companies listed in Stock Exchange Markets in Greece, Cyprus, Bulgaria and other foreign Exchange Markets.

We provide our clients with legal and consulting services under the National Law that rules each Stock Exchange Market at the following areas:

  • Stock Exchange Market obligations & Procedures
  • Announcements
  • Transactions
  • Relationship with Public Authorities
  • Commercial & Financial

taxation

 TAX LAW 

For many years Kazantzis & Associates has acted for many national & international companies in relation to taxes advising.

Our legal team provides with legal advices on direct and indirect taxes on the following areas:

  • International taxation
  • Transaction planning & execution
  • Strategic tax planning
  • Cross border financing
  • Investments
  • Indirect taxes
  • Financial Products
  • Off Shore Services
  • Real Estate taxation

tort-law

 TORTS LAW 

Kazantzis & Associates has obtained a profound knowledge of national and European torts law. Our international reach allows us to effectively bring actions for damages to make good for loss or injury of our clients.

white collar

WHITE COLLAR CRIME LAW 

Kazantzis & Associates LLP has been providing leading-edge consultancy services to individuals or corporations involved in criminal or other enforcement proceedings. Criminal investigations and trials refer to areas such as insurance fraud money laundering, claim, environmental violation, financial, stock exchange, employment and other. Throughout the years our experienced team has provided with legal advices and representation numerous corporations by succeeding to bring a positive result and avoid any public leak.