Our Practice

Through a direct, proactive and client driven approach, our professional team provides close and day-to-day assistance to the HR Departments of our clients, and we offer them efficient, innovative and practical solutions and advice in their day-to-day business problems helping them capture the intricacies and peculiarities of the Greek Labour and Industrial Relations system

Having extensive and in depth knowledge and experience of the Greek Employment Legislation, jurisprudence and Practice, we guarantee full coverage in employment law and Industrial relations issues including negotiations with Labour unions (trade unions works councils) as well as defense and advocacy before Administrative Authorities and Law Courts on any employment or social security area.

Through continuous monitoring international and EU legislative and case law developments that may have an impact on the Greek legal landscape in the Industrial relations area, we offer advice and practical assistance to our clients on the application of EU employment Directives or other international normative regulations in the employment law sphere in Greece.

We deliver Legal Opinions on any subject of Employment and Industrial relations Law (in Greek, English, French or German) and we provide legal services and advise, among many others, on the following specific issues:

  • Recruitment and placement of personnel
  • Employment contracts and agreements.
  • Agreements for provision of independent services
  • Outsourcing agreements
  • remuneration, fringe benefits,
  • occupational insurance, pension and incentive schemes
  • Working time
  • Transfer of employees
  • Promotions
  • Variation of contractual terms
  • Managerial prerogative,
  • Leaves,
  • Equal treatment and non-discrimination.
  • Teleworking,
  • Health and safety
  • Part time employment
  • Dismissal and termination issues
  • Abusive or unfair dismissal
  • Voluntary exits
  • Resignations
  • Severance packages
  • Employee illness, sick pay and absenteeism
  • Work accidents.
  • Collective dismissals and redundancies
  • Labour audits and due diligence review
  • Business reorganization, restructuring, Transfers, Acquisitions and mergers.
  • Work rules and regulations
  • Disciplinary measures and procedures.
  • Collective Bargaining and Agreements
  • Collective disputes and arbitration
  • Social security issues.
  • Issues arising from Work inspectors’ involvement.
  • European – Cross-Border Works Councils
  • European, International and Comparative Employment Law
  • Compulsory placement of employees ( disabled etc) and related disputes
  • Secondment of employees and cross-border employment issues. Immigrant employees and Work permits
  • Employment Legislation Infringements: fines and prosecutions.
  • Issues arising from the Protection of  Personal Data Legislation
  • Employment tax issues
  • Advocacy and Litigation: With Regard to employment or social security cases, we represent our clients before any Industrial Tribunal, Committee, Authority or Law Court in Greece, as well as before the European Court of Human Rights (Strasbourg) and the European Court of Justice (Luxembourg).
  • Amicable (Out-of-court) Settlements of employment disputes and related agreements.
  • Outplacement services

Our Firm is running seminars, workshops and training courses and we regularly deliver conferences and publish newsletters and papers on Employment Law and Industrial Relations issues.