Ilias focuses on litigation, insolvency proceedings and commercial contracts representing numerous clients. He is also experienced in immigration law providing his services to a world-renowned aeronautic manufacturer.

He has participated in numerous due diligence exercises and has assisted in the drafting of shareholders and share purchase agreements in the context of corporate restructurings, mergers and acquisitions.

Academic Background

  • PhD Candidate University of Athens, Department of Commercial Law.
  • University of Athens (LL.M. in Civil Law), summa cum laude.
  • Humboldt University of Berlin (LL.M. in Commercial Law), summa cum laude.
  • University of Athens, Faculty of Laws (LL.B.).


  • Greek
  • English
  • German

Professional Memberships

  • Member of the Athens Bar Association


  • Teaching regularly contract drafting to senior lawyers (NB education program).

Career Highlights

Recent work includes:

  • MGE Hellenic Investments S.à r.l. to the sale of McArthurGlenDesigner Outlet Athens to Lamda Olympia Village S.M.S.A.,
  • Advising NN Group on the acquisition of MetLife’s business in Greece, 
  • Cohn Robbins Holdings Corp. (NYSE: CRHC) in connection with the public listing on the NYSE of Allwyn Entertainment (the group-wide brand of SAZKA Entertainment AG) with a total enterprise value of approximately $9.3 billion,
  • Successfully represented as lead counsel Greek consumers in high-value fraud cases involving major automobile manufacturers,
  • Day to day advice to major developers and managers of outlets and malls with respect to their projects in Greece,
  • Southbridge Europe Mezzanine and the founders of Skroutz S.A. in connection with the sale of a minority stake in Skroutz S.A. to CVC Capital Partners,
  • Advice to HELPE S.A., with regard to an international public tender process for the sale along with Paneuropean Oil and Industrial Holdings S.A., of a stake comprising at least 50.1% in Hellenic Petroleum S.A.,
  • Domestic litigation regarding loans in foreign currency,
  • Several domestic litigations regarding joint accounts aspects,
  • Advice to several creditors regarding the initiation of insolvency proceedings against their debtors.


  • Contribution to the collaborative work “Commercial Law - General Part”, chapter “Securities”, under supervision of Professor K. Triantafillakis, Nomiki Vivliothiki 2019.

  • Comments in Piraeus Court of First Instance Dec. No. 509/2015, published in DΕΕ 2016, pg. 504 et seq.

  • Comments in Athens Court of First Instance Dec. No. 239/2016 published in DΕΕ 2016 pg. 1257 et seq.

  • Comments in Larissa Court of Appeal Dec. No. 463/2016 published in DΕΕ 2016 pg. 1075 et seq.

  • Comments in Iraklion Court of First Instance Dec. No. 29/2017 published in DΕΕ 2017 pg. 68 et seq.

  • Comments in Supreme Court Dec. No. 1128/2017 published in DΕΕ 2017 pg. 1344 et seq.