Vassiliki Salaka
Karatzas & Partners

Vassiliki Salaka was admitted in 1995 and has been a partner with Karatzas & Partners since 2004. She holds an LL.B. from the law school of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, and a D.E.A. from the University of Sorbonne in Private International Law. She is active both as a legal consultant and as a litigator and specialises in civil, commercial and financial law. She specialises in real estate law and leads the real estate group of Karatzas & Partners. In this capacity she has participated in some of the most important real estate transactions in Greece, including the largest ever real estate transaction in Greece (the formation of the real estate investment company Pangaea) and pioneering leasing transactions as regards shopping centres (including the first such transaction in Greece). She also advises on corporate law issues, day-to-day or not, a number of undertakings (Ideal Standard, H&M, Selonda). Additionally, she is very experienced in M&As (indicatively sale of Phoenix to Groupama, sale of Shell Hellas to Motor Oil Hellas, spin-off and sale of Hellenic Duty Free Shops to Dufry, sale of Agrotiki Insurance to Ergo of Munich Re group etc) and in capital market issues (indicatively share capital increase of the National Bank of Greece). She is fluent in English and French.