2018 Leading Adviser Supplement

214 Acquisition International - Leading Advisers 2018 1804AI09 Acquisition International - Issue 7 2018 65 Established in 2013, Beneki-Laskos Law Firm is a leading expert in all aspects of commercial law. In March, Founding Partner Afroditi Beneki was named in Acquisition International Magazine’s coveted Leading Adviser Awards as the Leading Commercial Law Adviser of the Year for Greece. On the back of this, we profiled Afroditi and her firm to find out the secret to their enduring success. eneki-Laskos Law Firm is a boutique full-service law firm which provides a range of legal services to banks, foreign law firms, and financial institutions. Advocating a modern approach to a decidedly future-centric field of law, they have made their name in corporate litigation and competition law with their practical solutions to complex, and highly- challenging cases. Utilising a nationwide network of associates, Beneki-Laskos has the capability to undertake cases involving most sub-sets of commercial Contact: Afroditi Beneki Company: Beneki - Laskos Law Firm Address: 45 Solonos St., 106 72, Athens, Greece Phone: 0030210 3635500 Website: www. laskoslaw.gr The Expert Voice in Commercial LawAdvisory B 1804AI09 law, including mergers and acquisitions, aviation finance litigation, intellectual property, contract law, employment, and state related business. Since co-founding the firm, Afroditi has thrived becoming, arguably, one of the Mediterranean’s leading attorneys in the area of corporate law. Graduating from the National Kapodistrian University of Athens in 2009 with her Bachelor of Laws (LLB), Afroditi honed her talents in commercial law under the tutelage of the Laskos and Associates Law Office as a trainee lawyer. In 2010, she continued her training at Piraeus Bank S.A before moving to a qualified position as an Attorney of Law at the Millennium Bank S.A. Afroditi returned to the Laskos and Associates Law Office in 2011 as an Associate of the firm, before becoming a founding partner at Beneki- Laskos in 2013. In the years since, Afroditi has developed a specialisation - and noted skill - in business law, commercial and corporate litigation processes and European regulation. As testament to her abilities, Afroditi has been named among industry-leading bodies, such as the Global Law Experts, as the recommended attorney in Business Law in Greece. In recent months, she has become certified as a data protection officer by TÜV Austria Hellas, to reinforce her position as an expert in the protection of personal data under the GDPR. Ultimately, this epitomises Afroditi’s approach to legal practice – defined by a voracious appetite to learn more, and be better. Indeed, her meteoric rise from graduate to partner speaks volumes about her drive and talents. For her undisputable expertise in the arena, Acquisition International Magazine chose to name Afroditi Beneki the Leading Commercial Law Adviser of the Year for Greece, in our Leading Advisers programme. The Leading Adviser awards were created to recognise the very best attorneys, and consultants, working around the world, marking them as exemplars in their areas of practice. In the years since founding her firm, Afroditi has gone from strength to strength, finding her feet in what is, by all regards, a difficult area to succeed in. The Expert Voice in Commercial Law Advisory Leading Commercial Law Adviser of the Year, Greece

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