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.
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 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 and is a recommended law firm in all key practice areas. The firm is regularly invited to contribute the Greece chapter to commercial law handbooks published by highly regarded international publishers. Kelemenis & Co. is a member of several professional associations and chambers. It is a sustaining member of both the British Hellenic and the Greek American Chambers of Commerce.
The firm draws on a team of lawyers with excellent academic qualifications from world-class universities (e.g. Oxford, Harvard, Heidelberg). Kelemenis & Co has experience in a wide array of commercial matters providing clients with comprehensive legal advisory and compliance services. All our professionals and support staff are, apart from their native Greek, fluent in English. We are also able to render legal services in German, French and Italian.
The firm has also developed a wide network of business associates who make up an excellent pool of experts. This pool is used to offer support services to our clients at short notice and in an efficient manner. As a matter of rule, it is our international clients who use such services in order to ensure a one-stop all-round service and single-firm accountability. The pool of experts we call upon to render support services is made up of Accountants, Economists & Financial Advisors, Head hunters & Recruitment Services, Market Research Experts and Translators.
Kelemenis & Co. is dedicated to working across the full spectrum of corporate and commercial matters. Its experience ranges from routine day-to-day corporate governance and company formation to complicated cross-border transactions, international joint ventures and M&As, project finance, venture capital, tax structuring and compliance. The firm regularly advises international clients, including several international law firms, on partnering arrangements, corporate structuring and regulatory matters. In doing so, it often deploys auditors, accountants, tax consultants, recruiters and marketers for those clients who wish to be rendered a full range of corporate services.