12December2017

Rankings and Recognition

Our commitment to excellence is reflected in enthusiastic client recognition and accounts for our established position in the top echelon of Greek law firms. The major international legal directories rank us among the leading law firms in Greece over most practice areas and we have been honoured with first tier rankings in M&A, banking and finance as well as privatisations and projects.

Our Managing Partner, Dimitris Paraskevas, is consistently designated as one of the leading practitioners of M&A, corporate and commercial law in Greece and several members of our team rank consistently among the country's leading individuals.

 

Some of our firm's accolades at a glance:

  • The only Greek law firm ever listed in the FT “Most Innovative 50 European Law Firms”  More...
  • Banking & Finance, Corporate/Commercial, Restructuring/Insolvency Leading Firm 2013 (Chambers Europe) 
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law Firm of the Year 2013 - Greece (ACQ Global Awards) More...
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law Firm of the Year - Greece (Law Awards 2012 – Lawyer Monthly)
  • Labour & Employment Law Firm of the Year - Greece (Practice Area Awards 2012 - Global Law Experts)
  • Consistently ranked amongst the leading law firms by Chambers Global, Legal 500 and IFLR, including:
    • Tier I in Banking & Finance [IFLR1000 (2009)] 
    • Tier I in Privatisation and Projects [The European Legal 500 (2003, 2006 and 2007)] 
  • Managing Partner, Dimitris Paraskevas, rated consistently as:
    • one of the two leading M&A lawyers in Greece [International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers (2005-2012)] 
    • one of the six best M&A lawyers in Greece [IFLR (2007-2012)]

 

A few excerpts from legal directories:

  • “Paraskevas Law Firm’s ‘very responsive’ team is ‘plugged into the local market.’” (Legal 500, 2013)
  • “Paraskevas Law Firm ‘provides a level of commercially  minded, user-friendly service comparable with that of the leading international law firms.’” (Legal 500, 2012)
  • “‘This firm sets the bar high’ say interviewees, who also laud its ‘reliable, timely service.’” (Chambers Europe, 2011)
  • “‘They are extremely knowledgeable, open-minded and driven towards the best possible solution,’ report clients of this established outfit.” “Bright, enthusiastic and highly communicative.” (Chambers Europe, 2010)
  • “Clients describe a team which is ‘absolutely brilliant in their responses’, with ‘very thorough and professional’ associates, with one client adding: ‘This is my favorite Greek firm for all major transactions.’” (Legal 500 EMEA, 2009)
  • "This firm is 'impressively responsive' and 'knows the banks inside-out.'" (Chambers Europe, 2009)
  • "Clients also spoke of the 'seamless communication within the firm', while one contact described the 'truly outstanding work - we couldn't leave them for anything.'"(Chambers Europe, 2008)


The only Greek Law Firm ever listed in the Financial Times Law 50 Report