attorney at law
Our office provides high standards services and legal council to clients in Greece & worldwide, responding to the needs of our clients with respect, consistency & professionalism.
Our firm undertakes all types of legal cases and offers effective customized solutions, however the core area of concetration of our practice is the following:
Lawyer for Residence Permit in Greece and Property
If you wish to live and work in Greece, our office provides legal advice on the requirements that are necessary in order to obtain a residence permit in Greece without the need for you to travel to Greece prior to your application being approved.
Owners of Property in Greece
By decision of the General Secretary of Decentralised Administration, a residence permit for five (5) years is issued to a third-country citizen, if he/she has obtained a visa, if required, and legally owns, or has, at minimum, a ten-year time-sharing contract, or a 10-year lease of hotel accommodations.
The aforementioned third-country citizen (property owner) may be accompanied by the members of his/her family, as specified under paragraph 1 of Article 54 of Law 3386/2005 & N 4251/ 2014.
The residence permit may be renewed for the same duration (five years), if the property remains unchanged in its legal ownership status & the contracts of ownership remain in effect.
The minimum value of the property and the contract price of the time-share leases and the leases for hotel accommodations or tourist furnished houses is two hundred fifty thousand (250,000) Euro.-
In case of investments, which are identified as 'strategic investments' following a decision of the Interministerial Committee for Strategic Investments for inclusion under the provisions of Law 3894/2010 (A204), residence permits may be granted to the legal representative of the strategic investment group and to up to ten (10) persons, whose residence in Greece is considered as a necessary condition for the proper implementation of the investment project, accompanied by their family members, as well as by auxiliary staff in the case of disabled people, to whom an individual residence permit is granted upon request, lasting until the expiration of their sponsor’s residence permit.
Residence Permits for Humanitarian and exceptional reasons, Family reunification, student and long- term residents.
Arrangement Of Debts
Our office provides legal counseling and representation to individuals dealing with debt problems by submission to the judicial regulation of Law 3869/2010 which deals with over-credited individuals without commercial status who do not have the legal capacity to get bankrupt. The purpose of the law is the settlement or discharge of the debtor from debts that cannot be paid, without intention.
Family law in Greece is an area of the law that deals with family-related matters and domestic relations such as engagement, marriage and divorce, relations between parents and children, and the legal effects of parenthood, adoption, guardianship of minors and of imprisoned persons, the curatorship of absent persons, and judicial supervision.
Our office provides legal counseling and assistance to cases that include:
marriage, civil unions & domestic partnerships.
adoption and surrogacy.
child abuse and child abduction.
the termination of relationships and ancillary matters, including divorce, property settlements, alimony, child custody and visitation, child support and alimony awards.
paternity testing and paternity fraud.
Corporate law deals the formation and operations of corporations and is related to commercial and contract law.
Our office provides legal services in cases dealing with the financial and structural status of an established company, as well as the provision of legal advice on day-to-day dealings. Our services include advice and documentation for:
Buying & selling businesses/mergers.
Company establishment & business structures.
Company constitutions & shareholder agreements.
Shareholders’ and directors’ rights and obligations.
Partnership and joint venture agreements.
Terms of trade.
Formation of corporations and other entities, and preparation of related documentation
Founders’ agreements, operating agreements & limited partnership agreements.
Bankruptcy and liquidation.
Trademark advice and registration.
In case of investments, which are identified as 'strategic investments' following a decision of the Interministerial Committee for Strategic Investments for inclusion under the provisions of Law 3894/2010 (A204), we also provide residence permits may be granted to the legal representative of the strategic investment group and to up to ten (10) persons, whose residence in Greece is considered as a necessary condition for the proper implementation of the investment project.
Inheritance Law in Greece is dealing with intestate and testamentary succession.
It designates methods by which successors other than heirs are established. These include legacy, fideicommissum, modus, and donation in contemplation of death. It also contains provisions covering disinheritance and the relations of the heir with co-heirs and third parties.
Our office provides legal services on matters concerning the property relations after the death of a person and cases relating to the succession, acceptance and renunciation of inheritance, wills, hereditary unworthiness and differences between heirs.
Our office represents clients in their most challenging property matters and supports legally clients in protecting their intellectual property rights, in cases that include:
infringement, misappropriation and property differences.
advice, execution and notarization of purchase and gift contracts for residential properties.
legal research of your property on the Land Registry
market appraise & negotiation in case of renting, selling or buying a property in Greece.
extent legal and factual research of the compliance of the property with the urban planning regulations, supported by an architect specialized in construction, renovation and settlement of arbitrary issues.
Enforcement - Auctions
Our office provides legal support and representation to debtors and creditors in cases that are in a state of enforcement or in the auction procedure.
We also provide legal research to clients that wish to buy a property or other goods at an auction, as it is indispensable to have an overall legal and factual search on the property to be auctioned.