Developments as regards the Firm's Departments
Koutalidis Law Firm (KLF) is pleased to announce that Nikos Salakas shall be joining Alpha Bank as Chief Legal and Governance Officer, starting as of 1st March 2019.
Nikos, started his career at KLF in 1999 as a young associate, has been in charge of the Firm’s Banking and Finance practice since 2008 and has established himself as a leading practitioner in this field.
He shall be now undertaking the role of Chief Legal and Governance Officer at Alpha Bank, having a seat at the bank’s Executive Committee and reporting directly to the CEO. In his capacity as General Manager he shall be covering the areas of Legal Services, Compliance, Board Secretariat and Data Protection.
The Firm wishes Nikos every success with his new venture at one of KLFs most traditional clients.
As of 1st March 2019, Nikos Koritsas, Managing Partner of the Firm, shall be taking up as head of the Banking and Finance Department, which also includes Effie Papoutsi, recently accepted to the Partnership, in charge of Corporate Finance and Giannis Kaptanis, Partner, in charge of Project Finance. The Department is further supported by Martha Pilioti, a well-known banking and finance practitioner and member of the NBG legal team till 31 December 2018, with more than 25 years of experience, who has joined the Firm as Counsel, Dimitris Kalyvas, Senior Associate and a full team of banking and finance Associates.
As of the same date, Katia Protopapa, a well-established M&A practitioner and Partner of KLF, shall be replacing Nikos Koritsas as the Head of the M&A Practice of the Firm. Katia shall be supported by Senior Associates, Chrysanthi Karlou and Yannis Loizos, and a full team of M&A associates.