< Back
Vassilios Constantes

Vassilios Constantes  

Partner, Athens Office
Telephone: +30 210 720 6900
Mobile: +30 6946 128 281
Fax: +30 210 723 1462
Vassilis Constantes is a partner based in Athens and advises mainly investment funds and foreign and domestic private companies. His specializations include real estate property investment, including traditional asset acquisitions as well as international tender offers, construction and commercial development, merger and acquisition transactions, commercial and civil contracts, including franchise and hotel management, commercial and civil litigation and data protection law.

Vassilis has been a member of the Athens Bar since 1993. He obtained his law degree from the Law School of the University of Thessaloniki and a Master of Science in Shipping, Trade and Finance from City University Business School in London. Vassilis also has a degree in International Studies and Political Science from the Panteion University in Athens. Vassilis is fluent in Greek and English and also speaks French.

Vassilis has been a speaker at various events and co-author of chapters on Greek legislation in several international publications.

Vassilios Constantes  

Partner, Athens Office

Experience, key assignments and notable projects

  • Advising Carrefour – Marinopoulos S.A. on the development of its real estate property, including title search, acquisition of land, construction of commercial centers and hypermarkets, drafting operation regulations of buildings of multiple uses (restaurants, cinemas, bowling, stores etc.), commercial lease agreements, setting up real estate portfolios and data rooms in order to attract foreign and domestic investors for the sale and lease back of hypermarkets and supermarkets and the sale of commercial centers.
  • Advising a private equity fund in connection with the acquisition of the Greek Praktiker stores portfolio
  • Advising Sonae Sierra, an international shopping centre developer and operator, on the acquisition of land, construction and development of commercial centers in Greece.
  • Advising Fourlis Group of Companies on the construction and development (sale and lease) of its real estate property on Piraeus Avenue in Athens.
  • Acting on behalf of MIG on the privatization of Olympic Airways.
  • Acting on behalf of MIG Real Estate on the preparation and presentation of its real estate portfolio (for the listing on the Athens Exchange IPO 2009).
  • Advising the highest bidder in the international tender process for the acquisition of Astir Palace Vouliagmeni S.A. and the property of the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund S.A. in Vouliagmeni.
  • Advising the highest bidder in the international tender process for the acquisition of the public property in Afantou, Rhodes, Greece owned by the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund S.A.
  • Handling the extra-judicial termination of franchise agreements and major dispute/litigation with franchisees of a major Greek franchise chain of fast-food restaurants.