AI Magazine Issue 3 2018

40 Acquisition International - Issue 3 2018 Risvas & Associates has built a reputation for achieving results for its clients, both nationally and internationally, on a wide range of legal matters. We speak to Alexander Risvas as we look to find out more about the success of the firm. ounded in 1982, Risvas & Associates is a leading law firm based in Athens, Greece, holding over 35 years of experience advising international investors and private clients on every aspect of law. Since its first years of operation, the firm has been quickly developed and then been introduced as a full-service boutique Law Firm. Amongst the firm, the team and leadership boasts a wealth of experience and an impressive skillset. Alexander details the specialist areas of the firm, and what he believes sets the company apart from its competitors in the legal industry, citing its ability to surpass client expectations as a key aspect of its success. “Here at Risvas & Associates, we are acknowledged leaders in advising in civil litigation, in Investment migration law matters, claims and corporate and commercial cases. While providing legal services is our focus, it is how we deliver them that sets us apart, as our goal is to provide clients with more than what they have come to expect from a law firm.” Alongside its exceptional customer service, there are other factors which help set the law firm apart from other similar firms. Alexander outlines the factors which he believes contribute most to the achievements of his legal practice. “Over the years, the firm has attracted and retained some of the best legal talent in Greece to provide the high-quality legal counsel that is expected from it across all spheres of the legal industry. “Furthermore, our team commits to a deep understanding of a client’s business, to enable us to anticipate clients’ needs and assist in their decision- making processes. Since we offer consistent, Company: Risvas & Associates Law Firm Contact: Alexander N. Risvas Phone: +30 210 6462352 Website: Providing Services Across theGlobe F 1802AI72 knowledgeable guidance based on their specific goals and objectives, clients view us as a valued business partner. This allows them to focus on the growth and success of their businesses, confident their legal issues will be handled by an attentive, responsive team.” Building long-term relationships with customers and having a lot of repeat business is a sign of success for the company. Alexander talks to us about the team’s business strategy, and what techniques they employ in order to ensure the process with clients goes smoothly. “As a firm, we believe in developing strong, trusting long-term relationships with our clients. We achieve this by providing our clients with dedicated, personalised representation, and have developed a reputation for creatively and skilfully achieving successful results for our clients, regardless of our opponents or the complexity of the issues.” Possessing a global reputation, the firm has steadily increased his presence worldwide, taking on more clients from outside of Greece and working hard to be accommodate more clients across an assortment of practice areas, as Alexander explains. “Risvas & Associates is an independent law firm, which routinely works with several leading law firms internationally on inbound and outbound assignments, across various jurisdictions on multiple transactions across its practice areas.” Overall, Risvas & Associates has slowly expanded its areas of practice and has been able to deliver unrivalled services to clients on a global scale. The ability of the team and Alexander has seen the firm recognised on a constant basis, picking up some noteworthy awards, including AI’s Leading Immigration and Property Acquisition Adviser of the Year in Greece in the 2018 Leading Adviser Awards. Alexander explains how it feels to be recognised, and is keen to tell us that the hard work does not stop here for Risvas & Associates. “Ultimately, the firmand our attorneys have been widely recognised and awarded nationally and internationally. We feel honoured to have received this award. Also, I would like to express my thanks and gratitude to my partners and associates who have worked hard for this, as well as to our clients for their continuous support and confidence in us. Most of all, we will definitely keep up the hard work!” “We achieve this by providing our clients with dedicated, personalised representation, and have developed a reputation for creatively and skilfully achieving successful results for our clients.”