Panagiotis Tzioumas
Admitted to Athens Bar in 1996


Panagiotis Tzioumas is a Partner at KLC Law Firm and a practicing lawyer in Athens since 1996. He has acted for international financial institutions, foreign states, credit institutions, multinational and domestic business in large scale contentious and non-contentious matters and has extensive experience and expertise in international commercial disputes as well as in banking and financial matters.


University of Athens – Law School: Ph.D.
University College London (UCL): Master’s Law degree (LL.M.) in Banking & Financial Law
University of Athens – Law School: Law Degree (LL.B)


Relevant experience includes:

  • Project Manager – acting for the Greek subsidiary of a leading German multinational group of sporting goods in a commercial litigation against its master franchisee in Greece and coordinating related asset tracing and disclosure proceedings in other jurisdictions (2011 – present)
  • Project Coordinator – acting for companies of a leading German multinational industrial group in several international commercial arbitrations relating to naval procurements of Hellenic Navy (2009 – present)
  • Project Coordinator – acting for the Greek subsidiary of a leading German multinational industrial group in a multiple commercial litigation concerning the privatisation of a Greek shipyards SA (2006 – present)
  • Project Manager – acting for a foreign state concerning the enforcement against sovereign assets as well assets of an affiliated state entity within Greek jurisdiction (2013 – present)
  • Project Manager – acting for a foreign entrepreneur in a multiple cross-jurisdictional commercial litigation involving proceedings in Greece and 9 other jurisdictions (2008 -2011)
  • Project Manager – advising European Investment Bank (EIB) concerning the implementation of the EU financial instrument JESSICA (financing of Urban Development Projects) in Greece (2011 – present)
  • Project Coordinator – advising Bank of Greece concerning the elaboration and formulation of a statutory framework for the management and restructuring of non-performing loans (NPLs) of Greek banks (2015)
  • Project Manager – advising a Greek Investment Firm, in its capacity as listing advisor for the intra-group merger of companies within a group of Real Estate Investment Companies and the listing of their shares to Athens Exchange (2015)
  • Legal advisor to an international bank concerning its transactions with Greek Asset Managers and customers(2016)
  • Legal advisor to a Greek banks concerning the enforcement of financial collaterals in the context of restructuring proceedings of major Greek business groups with foreign subsidiaries (2016)
  • Legal advisor to an international bank concerning its loan facilities to Greek corporate borrowers (2002 – 2003)
  • Legal advisor to the Greek branch of an international bank concerning major debt recovery claims under Greek shipping loans (1997 – 2004)
  • Legal advisor to a leading international group of energy and petrochemical products concerning Greek law matters and formulation of agreements for sale of crude oil under retention of ownership arrangements as well as execution of ISDA derivative agreements with Greek refineries (2012, 2013, 2016)
  • Legal advisor to Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRAFD) concerning the formulation and negotiation with interested investors of concession agreements for clusters of tourist ports and marinas across Greece (2013 – present)
  • Legal advisor to foreign and domestic investors concerning the acquisition and development of large and high profile properties in Greece (2014 – present)