Vicky E. Kolintza
Before joining Avramopoulos & Partners Vicky was an associate at George E. Bairactaris & Partners Law Offices (1992-1998), where she undertook all aspects of legal work relating to financing, ship registration and mortgaging, sale and purchase of ships and incorporation of shipping companies. From 1999 to 2004 she served as an in-house lawyer at leading maritime companies and pleasure yacht/chartering companies, practicing maritime law with a focus on financing, sale and purchase of ships and flagging selection. From 2004 to April 2005, she worked with the Public Properties Company (ETA) as legal advisor for Marina Management and Development and she contributed to the complex process of the opening of the “Faliron Marina” in Piraeus by the Public Properties Company.
Vicky joined Avramopoulos & Partners Law Firm in 2005 as a partner. She focuses on most aspects of corporate and commercial law. She advises clients on all aspects of company formation and operation, including various regulatory matters and matters of compliance with applicable regulations. She also participates in various legal due diligence processes with regards to the acquisition and development of immovable properties/hotels and to the management of securitized loans. She provides legal advice to multinational companies with regards to the establishment of Greek entities or branch offices and administrative matters. She is particularly involved in all corporate matters related to all types of companies owning pleasure or commercial yachts and she is providing legal advice and services on sale and purchase of yachts, incorporation of shipping companies and special purpose companies for the exploitation of commercial pleasure yachts and daily cruises vessels, flagging selection requirements, registration processes and tax matters related to yachts. She has extensive experience in the purchase of real estate property in Greece by third countries’ citizens for the purpose of obtaining a residence permit (Golden Visa) and she attends the whole process including the application, the official documentation needed for each individual and the steps to be taken for each case before the Ministry of Migration and Asylum.
University of Athens Law School (LL.B. 1988)
Athens Bar Association (1992)
Avramopoulos & Partners specialises in advising developers on large-scale projects and counts Karma Group and Hard Rock International as key clients. The tax aspects of real estate transactions are a key area of expertise. Founding partner Vassilis Avramopoulos co-heads the practice with leisure sector expert, Yanna Antonopoulou, and shipping lawyer and maritime development specialist, Vicky Kolintza. (European Legal 500, 2023 ed.).
Avramopoulos & Partners is noted for its advice on commercial matters, with the practice advising on the full range of commercial activities, including joint ventures, cooperations, licensing, and outsourcing, as well as on corporate governance and compliance matters. The team, which is notably active in the shipping and cruise sectors, also advises media and hospitality clients. Senior partner Vassilis Avramopoulos leads the practice and spearheads the team’s emergent focus on multi-jurisdictional transactions, having recently advised Hard Rock International on joint venture activities in Greece. Barbara Angelopoulou, who assists with commercial ventures and investment matters, is also recommended, while Vicky E Kolintza is a key contact for clients in the shipping industry. (European Legal 500, 2023 ed.).