Construction

Our Latest Achievements


The Legal 500 - The Clients Guide to Law Firms Our firm has been recommended by The Legal 500, 2017 edition in Dispute Resolution/Arbitration

The Legal 500, 2017 notes:

“Alexander Vassardanis & Partners is a ‘top choice’ for disputes, and is commended for its expertise in international arbitration. Managing partner Aphrodite Vassardani impresses with her ‘depth of legal knowledge’.”

 
The Legal 500 - The Clients Guide to Law Firms Our firm has been recommended by The Legal 500, 2017 edition in Energy

The Legal 500, 2017 notes:

“Alexander Vassardanis & Partners advises on domestic and international energy projects. Its expertise spans utilities, renewables, and oil and gas. Team head Aphrodite Vassardani ‘impresses with the depth of her knowledge’ and has ‘extensive experience in the energy sector’.”

 
The Legal 500 - The Clients Guide to Law Firms Aphrodite Vassardani is recommended by The Legal 500, 2017 edition in Dispute Resolution/Arbitration and Energy.

The Legal 500, 2017 notes:

“Managing partner Aphrodite Vassardani impresses with her ‘depth of legal knowledge’ and has ‘extensive experience in the energy sector’.”

 
Chambers and Partners Chambers & Partners 2017 recognizes A. Vassardanis & Partners in Energy sector.
 
Who's Who Legal We are delighted to announce that our Managing Partner Aphrodite Vassardani has been selected by GAR’s independent research process as being among the world’s leading arbitration specialists in the arbitration community aged under 45 and she features in the 2017 edition of Who’s Who Legal Arbitration-Future Leaders.
 
Who's Who Legal We are delighted to announce that our Managing Partner Aphrodite Vassardani is also included in the list of the world’s foremost arbitration practitioners in the 2017 edition of 2017 edition of Who's Who Legal Arbitration.
 
Who's Who Legal We are delighted to announce that our Managing Partner Aphrodite Vassardani has been selected as being among the world's leading Construction lawyers by Who’s Who Legal: Construction 2017.
 
The Legal 500 - The Clients Guide to Law Firms Our firm has been recommended by The Legal 500, 2016 edition in Dispute Resolution/Arbitration

The Legal 500, 2016 notes:

“Alexander Vassardanis & Partners has ‘strong’ arbitration expertise.”

 
The Legal 500 - The Clients Guide to Law Firms Our firm has been recommended by The Legal 500, 2016 edition in Energy

The Legal 500, 2016 notes:

“…the team at Alexander Vassardanis & Partners has advised on a range of high-value energy projects.”

 
Chambers and Partners Chambers & Partners 2016 recognizes A. Vassardanis & Partners in Energy sector.
 
The Legal 500 - The Clients Guide to Law Firms
Aphrodite Vassardani is recommended by The Legal 500, 2016 edition in Dispute Resolution/Arbitration and Energy.

The Legal 500, 2016 notes:

That she is a “fantastic” lawyer who “heads the team at Alexander Vassardanis & Partners, which has advised on a range of high-value energy projects.”

 
Expert Guides We are delighted to announce that The Euromoney Expert Guide names our Managing Partner Aphrodite Vassardani as an expert in commercial arbitration in Greece.
 

Our Experience

Only a limited number of Greek law firms possess our specialised and extensive experience in the construction and engineering field. For over 40 years, our firm has been providing dedicated and pragmatic advice to all sides of the construction and engineering industries, including owners, operators, concessionaires, lenders, project sponsors, contractors, consultants and insurers.

We handle major construction and engineering projects both within the public and the private sector, dealing with front-end risk analysis and contract management/documentation through to risk management and dispute resolution. We take pride in our outstanding record for resolving complex high value cases, thus seeking to avoid long court litigation, arbitral hearings and protracted negotiations.

We provide advice to all sides of the construction and engineering industries on a wide range of construction and engineering matters, including:

  • Drafting and negotiating EPC contracts
  • Project finance
  • Building and environmental permits
  • Advice on bonds, guarantees, letters of credit and other forms of security
  • Insurance issues including policy structure and response
  • Claims relating to extensions of time, disruption and prolongation, excusable delay
  • Force Majeure, frustration and impossibility
  • Acceleration
  • Variations/change orders
  • Termination and suspension
  • Defects
  • Design
  • Measurement and payment disputes
  • Fee claims
  • Procurement issues
  • Warranty claims
  • Environmental claims
  • Indicative cases referring to our track record

    Our firm has acted as counsel/consultant in almost all aspects of a substantial number of construction projects in Greece and abroad including the financing, establishment of joint ventures/consortia, contract administration, defence-pricing and settling of claims, operation and litigation/arbitration. We have also been involved in the following projects:

  • The Rio-Antirio Bridge
  • The New Athens Airport in Spata
  • Numerous railway projects including the Electrification of the Athens-Thessaloniki Railway
  • Several of the construction projects for the Athens 2004 Olympic Games
  • Several major projects in the tourism sector (for example, hotels and marinas)
  • Several major oil and gas projects in North Africa