DRI - Dispute Resolution International Organization

Dispute Resolution International is DRI’s international arm. DRI is an international professional legal organization dedicated to enhancing the defense of corporate – business interests, which was established in the U.S. in 1960 and through the years it became worldwide known.

DRI is today the largest United States based legal association for lawyers who represent business interests in dispute resolution.

DRI International provides a great platform to meet, discuss, share ideas and network with fellow litigators and litigation-focused in-house counsel from around world.

Dimitris Emvalomenos (d.emvalomenos@bahagram.com), partner of Bahas, Gramatidis & Partners, is the Country Chair – Greece of DRI and he would be happy to give his reference required to any colleague practicing a relevant field and being interested in becoming a DRI Member, as well as any further clarification on DRI.

For more information: www.dri.org.

EALA - European Aviation Law Association

Our law firm is a member of the European Air Law Association (EALA), which is an aviation law association. The membership of EALA comprises leading academics, aviation lawyers and practitioners, national and EU officials, representatives of international civil aviation organizations, airlines, aerospace manufacturers, aviation insurers, aircraft lessors and other providers of financial services, both from member states of the EU, but also from countries outside the EU.

For more information: eala.aero

EELA - European Employment lawyers Association

Our law firm is member of EELA, an unicorporated employment law association. The membership of EALA comprises of leading employment lawyers and practitioners across the European Union. The aims of EELA are: to bring together practicing employment lawyers across the European union, improve the implementation and understanding of the social dimension, exchange views on the manner of such implementation and strengthen links between EU employment lawyers.

For more information: eela.org

EDEKA (Greek association of Employment and Social Security Law)

Our law firm is member of the Greek association of Employment and Social Security Law (EDEKA) which is a leading Greek employment and social security association comprising of Greek practitioners and academics in the respective fields. Aim of the association is the research in the respective fields for the development and promotion of both of employment and social security law, not only in theory but also in practice.

EJF - European Justice Forum

EJF is a coalition of businesses, individuals and organizations that are working to promote fair, balanced, transparent and efficient civil justice laws and systems in Europe.

Its general aim is to ensure that the legal environment in Europe protects both consumers and businesses alike, and that those with a legitimate grievance have access to justice.

The overall goal is a system in which innovation and enterprise can flourish and which enhances the international competitiveness of Europe.

Hot topics successfully pursued by the EJF have been collective redress and antitrust enforcement.

Dimitris Emvalomenos (d.emvalomenos@bahagram.com), partner of Bahas, Gramatidis & Partners, is the correspondent of EJF in Greece, regularly participating to its sessions and reporting on the Greek developments in the fields covered by EJF.

For more information: www.europeanjusticeforum.org.

IADC - International Association of Defense Counsel

IADC has been serving a distinguished membership of corporate and insurance defense attorneys and insurance executives since 1920.

Its activities benefit the approximately 2,500 invitation-only, peer reviewed members and their clients, as well as the civil justice system and the legal profession.

Moreover, the IADC takes a leadership role in many areas of legal reform and professional development.

Dimitris Emvalomenos (d.emvalomenos@bahagram.com), partner of Bahas, Gramatidis & Partners, has the privilege of being a member of IADC, following invitation.

For more information: www.iadclaw.org.

International Society of Primerus Law Firms

Our law firm is member of the International Society of Primerus Law Firms, a highly selective society of the world’s finest independent boutique law firms.

The International Society of Primerus Law Firms (Primerus) is a society of top-rated, independent, boutique law firms that have earned the right to display the Primerus seal of quality. As one of the most respected law firm societies, Primerus has become the size of some of the world’s largest law firms. Primerus is growing at an unprecedented pace, and is expanding throughout the U.S., Asia, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean. With thousands of lawyers in the society, Primerus members, collectively, offer the breadth of expertise and jurisdictional coverage that only the world’s largest law firms can offer to their clients, but at more reasonable rates. Law firms in the U.S. and Canada must be AV-rated using the Martindale-Hubbell peer review service. For firms outside of North America, consideration is given to respected resources, such as, Chambers Global Guide, Legal 500 EMEA, and IFLR 1000. Additionally, once approved for membership, every Primerus firm is audited, annually, to ensure that the legal services they continue to provide to clients are of a consistent high quality, year after year. Each member is committed to the following standards: Integrity, Excellent Work Product, Reasonable Fees, Continuing Legal Education, Civility and Community Service.

For more information: www.primerus.com

World Law Group

Bahas, Gramatidis & Partners is the only Greek member firm of the World Law Group, one of the strongest and most active international law firms' networks consisting of 54 member firms 350 offices and over 18.000 lawyers all over the globe. As a result of this membership Bahas, Gramatidis & Partners can call on well-known and reputable law firms worldwide to help deliver local advice as well as global solutions.

More specifically, the Firm is assisting Greek companies in setting up subsidiaries, branches and representation offices on various parts of the world, and it assists clients in various commercial transactions (including but not limited to: M&A, distribution, licensing, franchising, transfer of technology arrangements etc) throughout Europe, North America, South America, China, Russia and Far East, dealing in each transaction with its own lawyers specializing in international transactions and through local counsel.

Further, the Firm assists clients in litigation cases abroad, in the execution of Greek judgments against foreign entities and individuals, and, finally in seizing assets of judgment debtors abroad. Finally, the Firm provides clients with information of foreign markets, opens for clients channels of communication with counterparts in other parts of the world, and, generally, assists clients in the formation of their strategies for international expansion. More specifically, the World Law Group covers the following countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Denmark, England & Wales, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Luxemburg, Malaysia, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, New Zealand, Slovakia, China, Russia and Bulgaria.

For more information: www.theworldlawgroup.com