Head of SectorBetty Smyrniou

By the years we have consolidated our position as a leading employment law practice, gaining considerable profile on the international stage and acting for some notable clients as HSBC, Toyota Motor Corporation, Mars Inc., Rentokil Initial, INC Research, Praktiker and others. The Firm assisted the Greek Telecom (OTE) in the first ever early voluntary retirement project in Greece. Also handled the first major pioneer project of outsourcing of financial services assigned to Accenture by the joint venture of BP & MOBIL. Additionally, consulted and assisted in the implementation of a major corporate restructuring assignment of the Dell, Inc. group of companies, including the Greek operations.

Our employment lawyers have particular expertise in dealing with both strategic and practical issues concerning the acquisition of businesses and their integration into other organizations. We also have substantial experience in employment litigation including restrictive covenants, and dealing with complex contractual and wrongful dismissal claims. We are dealing with collective issues, including industrial disputes, collective consultation etc.

Further, we have a sound expertise in data protection and privacy issues concerning employees, in adopting a pragmatic and commercial approach to solving pensions problems and issues, and in handling routine as well as complex immigration issues for private and corporate clients. Finally, the Firm participated to the planning and execution of an impressive number of international Stock Option Plans for blue chip multinational companies as Bat plc, AstraZenea Group plc, Diageo plc, Halifax plc, Pearson plc, Reckit & Colman plc, Regus Business Centres plc, The Royal Bank of Scotland Group and others gaining a unique expertise.

Main Services
  • Data Protection
  • Employee Share Schemes
  • Employment Law
  • Immigration
  • Pensions Law

Key Contact
Data ProtectionPopi Papantoniou
Employee Share SchemesPopi Papantoniou
Employment LawBetty Smyrniou
ImmigrationSonia Tzavella
Pensions LawBetty Smyrniou