Our Law Firm aims to make our clients feel, that each one our partners or associates, is their own in-house counsel.
Our Law Firm aims to make our clients feel, that each one our partners or associates, is their own in-house counsel. We have been successful in our goal through deep understanding of all aspects of the business world, innovative, tailor-made solutions for each of our clients and thorough knowledge of the industry sectors we serve. Since our establishment, our mission has been to offer our clients trustworthy and comprehensive legal advice in all fields of business Law. We have organized specialized, dedicated teams in the areas of Healthcare, Corporate Law, Tax Law and Competition Law, offering a boutique operation. We also have a strong litigation and arbitration team, with a long-standing experience before all Greek courts (including the Supreme Courts), as well as with an extensive involvement in local and international arbitrations.
Our law firm has also been successful in creating innovative solutions for its customers. We suggested and implemented the standard contracting support service. Legal support relates to drafting and negotiating several types of standard agreements to support operations of pharmaceuticals mainly in Europe and in Greece, which is offered in 6 languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Russian. We offer this service to 7 multinational pharmaceuticals and support their operations in the EU, USA, Russia and Canada.
We consider ourselves experts in drafting and negotiating licensing, distribution and commercial agency agreements, having concluded some of the highest value deals in the Greek market. We also possess unique experience in healthcare law and we take pride in our ability to counsel and give specific solutions in the area of regulatory compliance based on a combination of subject matter experience with considerable knowledge of the sector. Finally, we successfully handle both civil and administrative litigation, having an impressive track record of success. We have a high rate of success in civil cases (including commercial claims) for some of the most important and influential companies in Greece an absolute rate of success for tax cases, dismissing excessive tax fines and disqualification of books and records.
Our Law Firm aims to make our clients feel, that each one our partners or associates, is their own in-house counsel.
Ioannis is the managing partner of the law firm and has extensive local and international experience in the pharmaceutical sector. He served as head counsel of one of the top Greek pharmaceutical companies, handling the highest value licensing and distribution agreements in the Greek market. In 2010, he established ALG Manousakis Law Firm, which quickly became a recognized partner for pharmaceuticals and companies in the food and beverage sector in Greece, biotechnology companies seeking local advice and support in their day-to-day operations in Europe. The contracting support function for day-to-day operations in Europe, is currently comprised of 2 partners and 8 associates of the law firm. He is the author of the book "Pharmaceutical Law" and of various publications in law journals on compliance and regulatory issues for the healthcare industry, including competition law and data privacy issues.
Alexandros regularly advises multinational companies in a variety of sectors with regard to data protection. His experience includes advising on GDPR compliance, e-marketing, cookies, profiling, data sharing and data processing agreements, data subjects' rights and SARs, international data transfers as well as internal and consumer-facing policy reviews, privacy audits and Data protection Impact Assessments. He has also been involved on numerous projects related to whistleblowing and employee monitoring.
He is a Certified Information Privacy Professional and Manager (CIPP/E and CIPM) and a member of the IAPP, the leading worldwide organization of privacy professionals.
Alexandros has also extensive experience in relation to healthcare regulation and compliance as well as drafting and negotiating contracts for life sciences companies with particular emphasis in clinical trial agreements.
Having completed a number of successful secondments, including with a major life sciences group and an international food and beverages group, he has particular experience of working very closely with clients and delivering pragmatic and timely advice to various functions across the business.
Pagona is a highly experienced Greek lawyer, with native - speaking knowledge of both German and Greek. For almost 15 years she practices Civil, Insurance, Business, Family and Real Estate Law, being as recognized a prominent legal consultant of German companies and individuals doing business in Greece. From her own practice since 2005, she developed a dynamic corporate oriented law office, which was closely connected with ALG Manousakis Law Firm until 2016, when they joined forces.
Nona, performs quality control of the ALG contract operations for the EU headquarters of pharma companies, drafts and negotiates agreements for the German affiliates and oversees a team of 4 lawyers mainly engaged in drafting of HCP/HCO agreements. She performs compliance checks both for services and HCP/HCO agreements for a multinational biopharma company. Finally she is very active in the commercial litigation segment, handling high profile cases for insurance and telecom companies.
Arianna is a highly qualified and skilled advocate, negotiator and data protection & privacy specialist, with a proven record of more than ten (10) years’ diversified working experience. Arianna, before joining PrivIntelligent Solutions, was of-counsel to the Legal Department on one of the major Telecoms & Media Group Companies in Greece, handling all legal and regulatory privacy compliance & management issues. Arianna is the senior manager of the firm’s data privacy operations and oversees the implementation of multiple privacy (incl. GDPR) compliance projects for the EU affiliates of multinational pharmaceuticals and is appointed as Data Protection Officer for the European operations in two multinational pharmaceuticals.
Arianna is a Certified Information Privacy Professional and Manager (CIPP/E and CIPM) ) and a member of the IAPP, the leading worldwide organization of privacy professionals. Arianna also writes and contributes to online publications regarding various aspects of data privacy and compliance.
Konstantina specializes in the field of commercial and contract law, both by consulting entrepreneurs and undertakings in their daily ongoing business transactions and representing clients in disputes before competent courts. Her main practice focuses on contract, corporate and public procurement matters, including the negotiation, execution and enforcement of all types of commercial agreements. Before joining ALG, has served as Consultant to the Prefecture of Peloponnese and the Preferred Bidder on the acquisition of the “Astir Palace Vouliagmeni SA”, providing legal advice on the implementation of investment projects.
Konstantina provides clients worldwide operating in the Healthcare and Biotechnology Sector with efficient, tailor-made services in their business transactions, including drafting, negotiating and executing all types of commercial agreements. In addition, Konstantina offers expert legal advice on regulatory issues affecting relationships between companies, professionals and clients (e.g. in the fields of data protection, pharmaceutical, consumer, IP and internet law).
Konstantina speaks English and French fluently
Anna is a Greek qualified lawyer and a member of Piraeus (Greece) Bar Association. She is a graduate of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and holds a Master of Science (MSc) in Shipping Finance from the University of Piraeus. After her post graduate studies Anna worked for law firms and multinational companies based in London, participating in arbitration proceedings and providing legal services in the fields of Corporate, Insurance and Shipping Law.
Anna provides legal support in drafting, reviewing and negotiating several types of contracts to support day-to-day operations of pharmaceuticals in Europe, UK and USA amongst others.
Furthermore she provides tailor-made expert legal advice on various aspects of Pharmaceutical law with an emphasis on regulatory and compliance.
She speaks fluently Greek and English and understands German and French.
Alejandro is a Greek qualified attorney. Following his undergraduate studies he undertook an LLM in Energy Law at the University of Aberdeen. Upon completing his LLM he worked for two years at Ashurst, a silver circle law firm, as a legal analyst where he worked on different projects such as trademark administration, document reviews and banking.
Alejandro has a strong international background as he has lived in several countries, and speaks fluent French, English and Spanish.
While working at ALG, Alejandro has had exposure to several aspects of the pharma business operations, mainly working in contract drafting, negotiation and reviewing, for several clients. Furthermore, he acts as a DPO for the French branch of one of the firm’s largest clients as well as working on various matters related to GDPR compliance.
Alejandro is active in the field of IP law and specifically protection of trademarks.
Konstantinos is a Greek Qualified Attorney and Member of Patras (Greece) Bar Association. Following the completion of an LLM degree in Employment Law from the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Konstantinos went on to complete a second LLM degree in International Maritime Law from Swansea University, UK.
After his post graduate studies Konstantinos worked for multinational companies and law firms based in London, such as Ernst & Young and Simmons & Simmons, participating in international projects involving Corporate, Competition and Pharmaceutical Law.
In ALG, Konstantinos is providing legal services on multinational pharmaceutical corporations regarding the current international & inland regulations and legal complexities. Provides support, specializing in drafting reviewing and negotiating several types of contracts to support operations in Europe, UK & US amongst others. Has solid experience in contract negotiation of Clinical Trial Agreements.
Angeliki is a Greek qualified Attorney, Member of the Athens Bar Association, holder of an LLM degree in Private Law, while currently is a Law PhD candidate. She has a working experience on the fields of commercial, corporate & banking law. Due to her exposure to diverse professional environments, she has enriched her education through courses related to Internal Audit & Risk Management.
Prior to joining ALG, Angeliki had been working in the financial services industry while she provided her services for 2 years as legal consultant and compliance officer at a Brokerage & Investment Services Company with international exposure, supervised by the Hellenic Capital Market Commission.
Angeliki provides consultancy services on designing and implementing necessary Data Protection compliance initiatives, while she is appointed as Data Protection Officer for a biopharmaceutical company in UK and a Law Firm in Greece. Furthermore, Angeliki participates in GDPR programs and provides training courses to upcoming Data Protection Officers.
Michaela is a lawyer based in Thessaloniki and a great admirer of innovative ideas. She holds a Master's Degree (LLM) in Corporate and Business law from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Her main area of expertise includes Corporate and Commercial Law, Privacy in the digital age, IP and Technology law. She has worked closely with private companies, providing efficient consulting services on a daily basis. She is certified as a Data Protection Officer and has been engaged in data protection training programs relating to tech companies. Michaela also speaks Greek, English and Italian.
Eleni has worked as secretarial support in the publishing and business consulting sectors including performance of accounting duties. Before she joined ALG Manousakis Law Firm in 2013 she was coordinator of the Sales Department of Citroen Hellas, serving a network of 50 official distributors throughout Greece.
Maria has studied Business Administration, started her career in the publishing industry. Highly organized and detail-oriented executive assistant with over 10 years’ experience providing thorough and skillful support roles to senior management.
Maria has been exposed in a wide variety of paralegal activities, adding value on complex assignments and is supervising the overall administration activity. She handles routinely drafting of non-complex agreements along with formatting, checking of cross-references and in general finalizing documents and agreements for execution.
She is fluent in English.
We consider ourselves experts in drafting and negotiating licensing, distribution and commercial agency agreements, having concluded some of the highest value deals in the Greek market.
We act for companies in the health care sector, providing focused pharmaceutical industry advice to address a growing number of legal complexities and tougher regulation.
What we take pride in the practice of health care law, is our ability to counsel and give specific solutions in the area of regulatory compliance based on a combination of subject matter experience with considerable knowledge of the sector. We provide advice on the most important issues of the sector such as pricing, discount and rebate disputes, parallel trade, patent protection and product liability as well as, internal policies, codes of conduct and promotional practices.
With a client base made up mostly of international companies, our team has drafted and negotiated all types of agreements, such as licensing, distribution, clinical trial, R&D and manufacturing and has participated actively in all stages of mergers and acquisitions of pharmaceutical and medical equipment companies.
Finally, we provide legal support specializing in drafting and negotiating several types of standard agreements to support operations of pharmaceuticals in Europe or in Greece, through a network of seasoned industry lawyers offering support in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Russian.
Legal support relates to drafting and negotiating several types of standard agreements to support operations of pharmaceuticals in Europe or in Greece. Support may be offered in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Greek, Portuguese, Romanian and Russian language.
No major changes are made to the agreements unless the legal department of the company approves. The number of times needed to contact the company’s legal department is low due to the past experience of the law firm regarding the assigned legal work. Assistance in the development of standard templates may also provided, since there is extensive relevant experience.
We also perform contracting compiance checks for pharmaceuticals based on hand books, which contain applicable rules arising from national legislation, codes of pharmaceuticals associations and company SOPS.
Final review of negotiated substantive (distribution-licensing) agreements is offered (internal cross reference, consistency of drafting language etc).
We are providing a full range of data protection services, focused on optimal solutions for GDPR compliance tailored to serve the needs of each company and its industry (such as the life sciences field), keeping the “user experience” always in its implementation mindset. We are supported by a European team of professionals with extensive experience in the data privacy field both from a legal/consulting as well as an IT perspective.
Data Protection & Privacy Documentation
Data Protection Officer (DPO) Dedicated Services
Our law firm is a widely recognized expert in this field, counseling clients throughout their company life-cycle. Both partners and associates of the law firm have served as in-house counsels in the healthcare, food industry and banking sector. This enables us to create a trust-based partner-relationship with our clients, since we are able to understand and offer insight to the commercial objectives. In this regard, we are able to offer advice in all aspects of the daily operation (including corporate minutes, corporate governance compliance, stock options schemes etc). We routinely handle strong shareholding disputes, through strategic and business-oriented approach, especially in deadlock situations.
We possess a well-experienced litigation team, which successfully handles complex civil, and commercial law disputes. Our focus on the business needs of the client ensures proper targeting, which combines legal and commercial assessment.
On top of that, we have a long-standing experience in public law litigation (including tax cases), with a strong presence before the Supreme Administrative Court (Conseil d' Etat).
We are also specialized in local and international (mainly ICC and LCIA) arbitration proceedings. Our integrity, analytical skills and creative settlement approaches are clearly reflected in our involvement in major arbitration cases, either as arbitrators or as defendants of the litigant parties.
With long standing experience both in judicial and extra-judicial proceedings for commercial claims our law firm constantly and continuously achieves one of the highest percentages of success in all sectors. Our customers include telecom companies, banks, food, beverage and wood industries and distributors of commercial appliances. Knowledge of the subject matter ensures the use of all legal means, aiming at the claim. Differentiation and exploitation of all available solutions has been proven to increase the percentage of success.
Our Law Firm has been actively involved in the execution of large-scale real estate projects in Greece, an involvement including, among others, land acquisition, project finance, construction planning and execution, as well as, site management and site exploitation.
Real estate projects in Greece require in depth knowledge of real estate, city planning, environmental and construction legislation. Any legal issues need to be addressed at the early stages of any venture and with close and continuous cooperation with experts in the relevant sectors (tax advisors, civil engineers).
We have also served and provided solutions for individuals who wished to acquire land and/or buildings in continental Greece or the Greek islands, where specific city planning regulations exist.
Our law firm is a leading expert in this field, maintaining a dedicated and well-experienced tax team. Clients benefit not only from our technical expertise and in-depth knowledge of the ever changing legal framework, but also from our very good insight over the tax authorities’ way of thinking.
We fully understand that the provision of proper tax advice is a main key to success and therefore we manage to deliver comprehensive advice across the full spectrum of international and domestic tax issues (including income tax, VAT, tax withholding, stamp tax, capital concentration tax, consumption tax, import duties, third party taxes etc.).
In addition, we are very active in litigation before tax authorities and the competent administrative Courts, with an impressive track record of success.
We are excited to announce that Anna Kirykou has joined our firm as an associate! Welcome to ALG Manousakis Law Firm team Anna.
We are pleased to announce that Michaela Memtsa has joined our Law Firm as an Associate. Welcome to ALG Manousakis Law Firm team!
We are excited to announce that Angeliki Livgieri has joined our firm as an associate! Welcome to ALG Manousakis Law Firm team Angeliki.
We are pleased to announce that Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos, has joined our firm as an Associate. Welcome to ALG Manousakis Law Firm team Konstantinos!
Drafting and negotiation of a named supply and installation agreement on behalf of a Greek provider for the supply and first – time installation of high-end, smart, energy-saving lighting equipment for one of the central Greek highways.
The partner of our law firm, Alexandros Manousakis, passed the CIPP/E exam today and received the corresponding credential. The CIPP/E credential encompasses pan-European and national data protection laws and practical concepts concerning the protection of personal data and trans-border data flows. This is another step towards enhancement of the data privacy practice of our law firm.
Drafting and negotiation of a master franchise agreement on behalf of a Greek healthcare services company aiming to business development in Philippines.
Report and legal opinion for two multinational pharmaceuticals on validity of electronic documents and admissibility of electronic signature in various EU jurisdictions in light of the regulation (EU) No 910/2014.
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