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  • Wolfgang Gebhardt

    Of Councel / Gebhardt & Partners

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    Career:

    Wolfgang started his cooperation with Avramopoulos & Partners in 2005 and focuses on most aspects of energy law, including project development, drafting and implementation of energy contracts as well as obtaining licensing and permits for developing various projects. He advises a diverse array of reputable German and Greek companies in the energy sector. 

    Prior to his law career, Wolfgang underwent commercial training at the Hueppe Sarl Paris company and worked for the R & R publishing house in Leimen, Germany, assisting in the acquisition of sponsors for TV film productions. During his studies, he undertook training at the Walter & Partners law firm in Heidelberg and the Pracht, Reigl & Mikorney law firm in Munich. In 2000, he performed legal, administrative, and linguistic work at iSt-Sprachreisen in Heidelberg. After moving to Greece in 2001, he worked for Dimitris Oikonomidis & Partners until 2004, handling various civil law matters, relating to corporate disputes and money debt claims, mostly for German clients. During 2001, he also performed legal and administrative work at the Greek Vacation Club Ltd., in Athens. 

    Education:

    University of Cologne, Law School (LL.B. - 1st State Exam - 1995)
    International Law, University of Hull, UK (LL.M. 1996)
    2nd State Exam (September, 1999)

    Admissions:

    Karlsruhe Bar Association (2000)
    Athens Bar Association (2003)

    Languages:

    German, English, Greek, French

    Honors and Awards

    LEGAL 500
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    Of Councel / Gebhardt & Partners

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    Recent Experience:

    • Provision of legal advice to a leading German company involved in the energy sector on project development issues, including compliance with the European legislative framework. 

    • Provision of legal advice to a Norwegian enterprise on the licensing, design and development of a fully-fledged solar energy production plant in Greece. Implementation of the establishment procedure of its Greek subsidiaries which have as their core business purpose the production and distribution of solar energy in Greece.

    • Provision of legal services to a major German company, leader in the field of the renewable generation sector, on the acquisition of a Greek company; the project involved a detailed due diligence on regulatory, licensing, contractual, corporate and financing aspects. 

    • Drafting of EPC and Construction agreements on a regular basis, according to the specific needs of each client.

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    Of Councel / Gebhardt & Partners

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    Recommendations by law directories:

    Wolfgang Gebhardt heads the team at Avramopoulos & Partners Law Firm, which has a strong network of clients from Germany and Northern Europe. Highlights included advising REC Solar Norway on the development of a solar energy site.  (European Legal 500, 2013 ed.)

    Avramopoulos & Partners Law Firm has a strong telecoms industry following and is developing strong links to the German market through partner Wolfgang Gebhardt, particularly in the energy sector. Recent highlights include advising Zebra on its acquisition of a 50% stake in Tiger Hellas. AT&T is a major client.  (European Legal 500, 2012 ed.)

    Avramopoulos & Partners Law Firm’s
    energy head Wolfgang Gebhardt has established a strong German client base, including several in the solar energy sector. Key clients include Conergy Energy Systems and Norwegian company REC Solar.  (European Legal 500, 2012 ed.)

    Honors and Awards

    LEGAL 500