Ballas, Pelecanos & Associates L.P.C. covers all areas of competition, agency and distribution law and practice. We cover a wide range of industry sectors with a particularly strong experience in the automotive, garment, pharmaceutical and information technology industries. Through our practice, we have attracted international recognition, placing us as leaders in these sectors.
Our considerably advanced and novel competition practice offers to our clients a combination of legal and economic expertise with an in-depth understanding of the technology involved and its implications. Recognized competition economists work alongside our team of expert lawyers, thus offering a highly advantageous and scientific competition expertise. Such bundle of competition law and economics expertise and the ability to rapidly grasp complex commercial and technological problems ensures that clients receive the most clear, profitable, timely and efficient guidance which places them at a competitive edge.
Our competition practice covers all areas of Greek and EU competition law, including all type of horizontal and vertical agreements, abuse of dominance, mergers and joint ventures. Within this area of law we place particular emphasis in offering proactive advice and training, as well as advocacy, before the national Competition Authority and the Courts, thereby combining an unrivaled -within the Greek market- and complete competition practice.
The collateral field of agency and distribution law is an area where our reputation is also stellar. We advise clients on their contract formation from the point of view of contract and competition law and the Commercial Agency Directive, which in Greece may apply to other forms of downstream distribution.
Ballas, Pelecanos & Associates L.P.C. litigates disputes arising out of termination of agency and distribution contracts and all resulting claims and contributes through case law and legal research to this evolving branch of law. No less than four Supreme Court rulings have been handed down on such cases, argued by the firm.