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Charalambos Tsianakas

Founding & Managing Partner

Charalampos is a dual-qualified lawyer in civil law and common law. His experience covers a wide range of legal industries including administrative law and public procurement, corporate and M&A as well as renewable energy and real estate. His practice spans a broad range of corporate matters including mergers and acquisitions, and capital raising. He works with national and international business institutions on handling investigations and disputes with the capital markets and represents clients in securities high-value civil litigation disputes and negotiations. He also has experience acting for business corporations and financial stakeholders across the capital structure on cases where a resolution is achieved either through consensual means or, where necessary, enforcement or judicial proceedings. He has a particular interest in energy projects and has extensive experience in international transactions. He is an experienced arbitration practitioner and has vast experience handling litigation cases and disputes for clients in a variety of industries, in particular, energy, construction, telecoms, and retail.

As a member of multiple legal drafting committees of the Ministry of Justice he has in-depth knowledge and has greatly contributed to the Whistleblowers as well as GDPR legislation developments.

Before founding Tsianakas & Associates, he worked as an Associate in reputable Law Firms in Greece and as an in-house lawyer for a listed energy company. He has also advised a major multinational energy company with M&As and public contracts.

He is now a Senior Legal Advisor to the Minister of Justice and a PhD candidate specialising in Sanctions Law, at the Democritus University of Thrace.

  • He is a member of the Cyprus (Nicosia) Bar Association as well as the Athens Bar Association.
  • Certificate in Negotiation Programme, PON at Harvard Law School
  • Certificate in International Financial Law & Regulation, London School of Economics & Political Sciences, London
  • Member of the Young International Arbitrator Group
  • Member of the Young Arbitrators Forum at the International Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in London, UK

EDUCATION

  • Law School of Democritus University of Thrace, Sanctions Public PhD candidate (Ph.D., ongoing)
  • Athens University of Economics & Business, Postgraduate Diploma in Tax Law and Taxation
  • University of Piraeus, Law & Economics, (Master in Law and Economics)
  • European University of Cyprus, LL.B.,
  • Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Bachelor of Arts

EXPERTISE

  • Public & Administrative Law
  • Public Procurement
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Project Finance
  • Renewable Energy

LANGUAGES

  • Greek
  • English
  • German