The Legal 500 – 2021


IP specialist A. & K. Metaxopoulos & Partners Law Firm is home to a ‘great team of partners and associates, all of whom are available and a pleasure to work with’. The department operates at a market-leading level across the full array of IP matters, including copyrights, patents, trade marks, designs and models, and counts collective management rights as a particular area of specialism. It is well equipped to handle disputes in addition to serving in an advisory capacity, and advises both domestic and multinational clients alike. Irini Daroussou delivers industry-specific expertise in the publishing, music, software and audio-visual works sectors and has recently been active on a number of anti-piracy cases. She heads the department with Kriton Metaxopoulos, who has a number of precedent-setting IP disputes under his belt. Additional sector strengths include food, sports, cloth and apparel, entertainment, pharmaceutical and broadcasting.


Home to a ‘great team of partners and associates’, A. & K. Metaxopoulos & Partners Law Firm is engaged for TMT, IP, family, product and contractual disputes. It operates across a range of industries including the medical, pharmaceutical, energy, travel and leisure sectors, often on matters which span multiple jurisdictions. Kriton Metaxopoulos, hailed as a ‘go-to dispute resolution lawyer with a ‘good sense of commercial perspectives‘ has a strong track record in cases spanning Italy, Lebanon, France and Eastern Europe in addition to Greece; he jointly leads the department with Irini Daroussou.

Hall of Fame: Kriton Metaxopoulos


‘Specialists in IP. Great team of partners and associates, all of whom are available. A pleasure to work with.’

‘Kriton Metaxopoulos is our go-to partner. He provides sensible commercial advice. He has a good sense of the commercial perspective.’


At A. & K. Metaxopoulos & Partners Law Firm, managing partner Kriton Metaxopoulos has a distinguished reputation for his representation of major US film studios in extremely high-profile audio-visual censorship cases; he jointly leads the team alongside Irini Daroussou, whose clients include record labels, radio stations, publishing and film production companies. The firm is a member of the Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance and specialises in acting for major multinationals in clearing their commercials for the Greek market. Its workload includes data privacy, gambling law, image rights and media-related IP matters.

Leading individuals: Kriton Metaxopoulos


Managing partner Kriton Metaxopoulos is the key contact for white-collar crime instructions at A. & K. Metaxopoulos & Partners Law Firm. He has a history of involvement not only in high-profile proceedings in Greece but also those in Italy, France, the UK, Romania, Eastern Europe and Lebanon. The team acts for both companies and leading executives in all manner of mandates from corporate fraud to financial crime.

Leading individuals: Kriton Metaxopoulos