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Elias Tsaoussis, LL.M.

Elias Tsaoussis, LL.M.  

Partner, Athens Office
Telephone: +30 210 720 6900
Mobile: +30 6943 073 331
Fax: +30 210 723 1462
Elias Tsaoussis’ focus of work includes corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, venture capitals, real estate law, commercial agreements, international trade law and international investments. He has gained extensive experience by representing domestic and foreign investors and developers in a wide range of important projects in Greece and provides assistance, on a regular basis, to local members of multi-national groups.

Prior to joining the firm in 1999, Elias worked as an associate lawyer at Roussos & Hatzidimitriou Law Firm in Piraeus and at Petropoulos & Partners Law Firm in Athens. His publications include a contribution to the issue “Investing Across Borders” released by World Bank, an article “How to Attract Foreign Investment” in ‘Acquisition International’ magazine, October 2011 and an article titled “Startups and Venture Capitals” in the business magazine “Epixeirisi”, October 2015.

Elias has been a member of the Athens Bar since 1997. He obtained his law degree from the School of Law of the Democritus University of Thrace and also holds a LL.M. in Maritime and International Trade Law from the University of London – King’s College. Elias is fluent in Greek and English and also speaks German.

Elias Tsaoussis, LL.M.  

Partner, Athens Office

Experience, key assignments and notable projects

  • Advising AGC Equity Partners on its participation in the open tender for the sale of Astir Palace Vouliagmeni.
  • Advising private equity funds on the acquisition, development and exploitation of the Praktiker stores’ portfolio in Greece.
  • Assisting the Portuguese developer and shopping centre operator, Sonae Sierra, in a number of investment and development projects in Athens, Thessaloniki, Larissa and Ioannina.
  • Advising the Olayan Group on various investments plans and local synergies.
  • Advising Atlantica Hotels & Resorts on the development, operation and acquisition of various hotel projects in Greece.
  • Acting for a leading German Bank and conducting a legal audit of the loans portfolio of Agricultural Bank for acquisition purposes.
  • Advising MIG Real Estate on its listing on the Athens Exchange.