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Our Practice Areas

Corporate law is one of the firm’s core practice areas. We routinely represent corporate clients, from startups to listed or multinational companies. While we provide services across industries, we have a particular expertise in the technology sector and are very accustomed to transactions involving tech, digital or IT companies.

In addition to core legal services, we provide advisory, strategic and negotiation services in relation to any transaction or potential commercial dispute among shareholders or commercial partners.

Indicatively, we provide legal advice and support clients in relation to:

  1. Formation, Dissolution, Liquidation, Transfer of Seat, Conversion/Transformation and All Structural Changes (Merger or Scission) of/to all types of legal entities;
  1. Corporate Governance Structuring (including customized Articles of Association and Shareholders’ Agreement) in Greece and Offshore Jurisdictions;
  1. Preparation of VDRs in the context of M & A transactions for Sellers and Due Diligence or Investigation Reports for Buyers;
  1. Preparation and implementation of all corporate resolutions necessary for the finalization of a structural transaction, including M & A, and representation of shareholders or the management at General Assemblies and Boards;
  1. Share Purchase and Asset Transfer Agreements in the context of M & A Transactions;
  1. Management Buy-Out and Earn – Out Transactions;
  1. Benefit and Incentives Schemes for Employees, Employee Stock Option Plans and Stock Option Agreements;
  1. Agency & Distribution Agreements;
  1. Shareholder or Corporate disputes in an extra-judicial or judicial context, disputes arising out of commercial agreements often with a multinational content and criminal defence of executives or entrepreneurs for alleged white-collar crimes;
  1. Submission of Bids in Public Tenders, support throughout the Tender process, negotiation of concession agreements.
  • Establishment and structuring of the corporate governance and all contractual relations of a wholly-owned Greek subsidiary (in the form of a Société Anonyme) of a major Canadian company active in the field of Artificial Intelligence, recently listed on NASDAQ through a reverse merger with a US Company, for the purpose of operating a major R & D hub in Greece
  • Counsel to Spanish and UK venture capital funds, along with major UK and Cypriot law firms, in the Series B financing in excess of EUR 120 million of a technology company active in the optimization of car leasing services
  • Lead counsel, along with major UK and Cypriot law firms in the Series A financing in excess of EUR 7 million of an IT hardware company involving a cross-border restructuring of its Greek and Cypriot operations, including conversion of outstanding debt, and the establishment of a UK HolCo for purposes of receiving the investment and setting out the Company’s corporate governance

  • Counsel to various venture capital or growth funds ranging from EUR 30 to EUR 45 million in AUM, in relation to the fund formation, including the preparation of the fund’s documents, such as the fund management agreement, and/or the onboarding of limited partners through the implementation of the applicable regulatory framework

  • Counsel to leading venture capital funds in a series of pre-seed and seed investments in Greek companies

  • Establishment and structuring of all contractual relations of the Greek branch of a leading Swiss multinational company active in manufacturing

  • Representation in the negotiations, due diligence and preparation of relevant reports and Share Purchase Agreements in the potential multimillion acquisition by a Greek listed company of two Swiss based companies offering fintech & digital solutions to wealth management companies
  • Representation of a pioneering US-cloud-based digital services start-up company with Greek operations in its negotiations with one of Greece’s most prominent payment network services provider relating to the former’s acquisition by the latter
  • Acting for a start-up active in the field of recycling in the establishment (in cooperation with a leading Cypriot law firm) of a Cypriot holding company with a complex corporate governance with various classes of shares and the creation of Share Option Plan for its founders and key personnel
  • Restructuring of employment relations with top management of a recently wholly-acquired French company by a leading Greek company, including the dismissal of the co-managing director through the extra-judicial termination of its employment agreement and the settlement of all amounts due under the earn-out mechanism applied in the context of the buy-out transaction
  • Settlement of dispute of two Bulgarian shareholders with equity stakes in a Greek company active in the courier services industry through the acquisition of 100% of the outstanding share capital by one of these shareholders by virtue of a share purchase agreement
  • Successful liquidation of a wholly-owned Swiss subsidiary of a Greek company and settlement of dispute with its liquidator
  • Successful liquidation of two Jersey companies and settlement of dispute with the liquidator of one of them
  • Set-up and corporate governance of a UK company (with Greek activities) with complex structure and representation in its initial pre-seed fundraising
  • Coordination of the Due Diligence exercise and preparation and submission to top management of a full due diligence report on the Greek, Maltese and Cypriot operations of a major online gaming provider on behalf of a listed on ATHEX gaming company in relation to the acquisition by the latter of the former’s Greek operations and the purchase of a minority stake in the relevant Maltese holding company
  • Due Diligence of the Greek operations of a major CEE diversified conglomerate as part of its potential listing on the LSE