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“Delivering European Energy Solutions”

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Michelis - Strogilaki - Reinhardt

MStR Law Firm is a dynamic law firm situated in the centre of Athens. The law office was founded in 1995 by Nassos Michelis and Ada Strongylaki, who later, in 2009, constituted “MStR Law Firm” together with Dirk Reinhardt. Today the Firm consists of nine lawyers including -in addition to Nassos, Ada and Dirk- four associate lawyers, Xanthi Kourti, Eva Keki and Katja Angelou, and three trainee lawyers, Eftichia Giannopoulou, Nafsika Tzanavari and Thodoris Kriarakis, while at the same time takes advantage of an established network of associate law offices in major cities in Greece. Our Firm offers a full range of quality legal services to both domestic and international clients, as our lawyers are fluent in German, English and French.

Services – Legal Areas
Our Firm is capable of offering any kind of legal support, thanks to its long-time experience in most legal sectors; inter alia, in Commercial and Civil Law, Corporate law, Energy and Environmental law and Tax Law. Our goal and philosophy is to provide our clients with comprehensive advice and deliver legal solutions focusing on the prompt information on the applying legislation as well as on the legal protection, both judicial and out-of-court, of their rights and interests. We support Greek and foreign based enterprises as well as individuals in their private, professional, commercial or investment legal affairs in Greece and Cyprus (where we work with correspondent law firms), as well as Greek companies in their legal affairs in other European countries.
The specific legal practice areas, with which we mainly deal with, include:
• Energy and Environmental law
• Civil law (contracts, claims, real estate transactions, law of succession, etc.)
• Corporate and Commercial law
• Administrative and Constitutional law
• Intellectual property (IP/IT law) and Innovation
• Competition
• Corporate transformations (M&A)
• Banking law
• Corporate taxation advice on Greek and European legislation (including double taxation treaties)
• Transportation and Employment law

In terms of the provided services, we are in the position to offer, inter alia, the following:
• Legal due diligence, RES due diligence
• Drafting of legal memoranda and opinions on Greek and European law
• Drafting and review of all types of contracts and legal documents (cooperation agreements, EPC, project contracts, JV agreements, LOI, labor contracts, loans, lease agreements, etc.) as well as legal support during the conclusion and negotiations
• Drafting of every type of corporate documentation (e.g. Articles of Association, BoD and General Assembly minutes)
• Debt-collection services
• Litigation, representation before all Greek Courts of all judicial degrees
• Real estate reviews
• True copy certifications and translation services (from English, German, French and Spanish to Greek, as well as from Greek to German and English)
• Representation before all Public Authorities (e.g. Regulatory Authorities, Tax Authorities, Social Security Funds, etc.) as well as third parties

Our Expertise
Main area of our expertise is energy law. Our firm has a long-standing experience in the Greek energy market for more than twenty years. Since then, it has advised Greek and international enterprises, in addition to associations and government agencies. We have supported hundreds of MW projects of Renewable Energy Sources, including photovoltaic plants, wind parks, biomass and biogas projects. We also advise on energy efficiency and waste management issues. Our lawyers regularly participate in conferences on the above topics, and publish relevant papers.
Other areas of expertise are corporate and commercial, civil law, including all issues related to real estate, as well as litigation in respective fields, with extensive experience in cross-border disputes and issues, i.e. generally speaking the legal support of transactions effected by foreign investors in Greece.
We regularly advice Greek and foreign companies on all aspects of corporate law, including day-to-day operation, preparation of internal documents, conclusion of contracts, e.g. distribution agreements, transformations, M&A as well as tax issues on the basis of national and European tax legislation as well as Double Tax Treaties.

Affiliations and Contact
Our registered offices are situated in the centre of Athens, 23 Sina street, 2nd floor, Kolonaki, while the firm has also a branch at 7 Ippokratous street, 3rd floor.
We have an excellent networking base with lawyers and Law Offices in Greece, while we can also provide foreign and Greek clients with access to leading providers of related services such as consultants, accountants and auditors throughout Greece.
Our Firm cooperates with law firms all over Europe, through our memberships in the Associated European Energy Consultants (AEEC), an association of the leading legal advisors in the EU’s Energy Sector, as well as in Interjures, which is an association of lawyers, accountants and chartered accountants with offices across Europe and the Balkans. Since 2013, it is, also, the corresponding member for Greece of Marcalliance, a global alliance of independent law and tax firms.
Moreover, the Hellenic Institution for Legal Studies in Innovative Entrepreneurship and Start-ups is seated in our offices and is managed by our lawyers.
Lastly, our Firm is a member of the Hellenic-French Chamber and advisory of the Hellenic-Austrian Chamber as well as member of the Hellenic-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AHK). The later, has launched the “B2B platform” providing useful information for RES investments. MStR is often honored to participate with presentations in events organized by AHK, as well as to collaborate with it on several legal issues as a scientific associate.

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