Stavros Andriopoulos
EXECUTIVE PARTNER
SUPREME COURT LAWYER
Admitted to Athens Bar in 1995
Languages:
GREEK, ENGLISH, FRENCH
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SHORT BIOGRAPHY
SHORT BIOGRAPHYACADEMIC CURRICULUMMEMBERSHIPSRELEVANT WORK

SHORT BIOGRAPHY

Stavros Andriopoulos is a Partner at KLC Law Firm. He is a practicing lawyer with more than 24 years field experience in Employment Law, Dispute Resolution cases and major national and international Commercial Arbitration cases.

ACADEMIC CURRICULUM

University of Athens (Greece) – Law School : Law Degree

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Member of Employment Committee of Hellenic American Chamber of Commerce
  • EDEKA

RELEVANT WORK

Relevant experience includes:

  • Legal counsel of a major shipyard concerning the restructuring of employment relations, participation in negotiations with the employees’ collective bodies, participation in employment crises (strikes, occupations etc.), drawing up of legal opinions, representation before dispute resolution committees of the Ministry of Employment, judicial representation before all instances of jurisdiction of the Greek courts (2004 – ongoing)
  • Project Manager – representing client in an international arbitration before the London Court of International Arbitration on a case of above 1, 3 billion € claim (2016 – ongoing)
  • Legal advisor of an Electricity Transmission System Operator company with respect to its revised ownership unbundling project (2016 – ongoing)
  • Legal advisor of a natural gas company for the project of legal unbundling / spin-off of its distribution and supply activities in the downstream gas market in accordance with EU and Greek regulatory framework (2016 – 2017)
  • Legal advisor of a top tier worldwide provider of satellite maritime communication services for the acquisition of a 100% stake in a group of companies in the satellite telecommunications sector by running a full scale legal due diligence of the target business, providing legal advice under labour law on any alteration of the employees’ status resulting from the structure of the transaction and on the implementation of labour law on the employment relations, as well as the drafting and negotiating all kinds of contracts with all level of personnel (2015)
  • Representing before the Supreme Court a major shipyard in a complex collective dispute of former employees of a subsidiary company, relating to the interpretation of the Greek legislation on transfer of business of approximately 3 mio € (2009 – ongoing).
  • Representing a large company, active in aviation catering and in the exploitation of catering areas in the country’s big airports before the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal in three disputes against the Greek State regarding the annulment petition of three arbitration awards (2007 – ongoing)
  • Legal counsel of a leading international group of companies in the industry of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertiliser products for infrastructure, automotive and packaging market sectors and its Greek subsidiary on labour law issues arising from the incorporation and commencement of operations of the Greek subsidiary, drafting and negotiating all kinds of contracts with all level of personnel, ensuring compliance of the Greek subsidiary with labour legislation provisions and in general providing legal advice on all matters pertaining to labour law during the course of the Greek subsidiary’s operation on a consulting level (2016 – ongoing)
  • Legal counsel of a pharmaceutical company, member of a multinational Group, on labour law issues arising from the corporate restructuring of the Group in connection with the transfer of one of its business sectors to another pharmaceutical company, drafting and negotiating all employment contracts and disputes on a consulting or judicial level (2015 – ongoing)
  • Legal Counsel of a pharmaceutical company, member of a multinational Group, providing expert legal opinions and settlement of legal issues regarding the day to day activity and legal representation in individual and collective lawsuits for the resolution of employment disputes (2012 – ongoing)
  • Legal counsel of a major human resources management company, member of a multinational Group, providing expert legal opinions and settlement of legal issues regarding the day to day activity and legal representation in individual and collective lawsuits for the resolution of employment disputes which, among others, decided on the constitutionality and the implementation of the of the Greek legislation on temporary employment (2004-2017)
  • Legal counsel of an international NGO, providing expert legal opinions and settlement of legal issues regarding the day to day activity and legal representation for the resolution of employment disputes (2006 – ongoing)
  • Legal counsel of the missions of an international NGO in the several humanitarian operations undertaken in Greece, providing expert legal opinions and advice regarding labour law issues of the personnel arriving or engaged in Greece in order to provide humanitarian aid, ensuring their internal procedures in compliance with the Greek labour legislation and facilitating the access and communications with the Greek authorities for the accomplishment of their operations (2015 – 2017)
  • Legal counsel of a major company in the catering industry providing expert legal opinions and settlement of legal issues regarding the day to day activity and of restructuring and reorganisation issues, as well as legal representation in individual and collective lawsuits for the resolution of employment disputes (2004 – ongoing)
  • Legal counsel of a company active in aviation catering and in the exploitation of catering areas in the country’s big airports providing expert legal advice and support on all aspects of employment law matters, legal elaboration of voluntary retirement schemes, negotiations with the trade union for the signature of the collective labour agreement as well as legal representation in individual and collective lawsuits for the resolution of all kinds of employment disputes (2002 – ongoing)
  • Representing a major hotel company (société anonyme) in handling a dispute with an executive member of the Company (2015- οngoing)
  • Representing one of the largest import and trading automotive company in Greece before the Civil Courts of First Instance (2015 – ongoing)
  • Legal counsel of the Greek subsidiary of a major German company active in the vehicle automation production lines providing expert legal opinions and settlement of legal issues regarding the day to day activity, the negotiation and conclusion of employment contracts and legal representation in individual and collective lawsuits for the resolution of employment disputes (2015 – ongoing)
  • Legal counsel of the Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation in close cooperation with the management and the Human Resources Department of the company, providing legal advice in the collective bargaining procedures with the employees (2016 – ongoing)
  • Legal advisor of the company that manages the country’s biggest airport providing expert legal advice on employment law issues and representation before the courts (2015 – ongoing)
  • Legal advisor of a leading mobile service provider, member of a multinational Group, providing legal advice on employment law issues (2016 – ongoing)
  • Legal advisor of professional associations whose members are occupied in the field of games of chance