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img1 URBAN DEVELOPMENT & SPATIAL PLANNING | ENVIRONMENT | CULTURAL HERITAGE | EXPROPRIATIONS

We provide comprehensive legal, advisory and in-court support in complex infrastructure cases involving urban planning, construction planning (including licensing), environmental planning, approval or challenging of Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs), archaeology, listed properties, unauthorized constructions, landscaping, zoning, land use rights, special protection areas – Natura, technical assessments, facilities, operation licensing, forestry and reforestation, civil and criminal liability, expropriations and compensation, etc.

From the initial planning to the development and operation of corporations and facilities, we provide advisory support to our clients, representing them before authorities and courts both on national and EU level. We provide specialized advisory legal support to industries, constructors, real estate proprietors and developers, as well as to the official national authorities (like the Technical Chamber of Greece and the Greek Ministry of Environment and Energy), on environmental law issues, such as for the special legal regime of some islands (Patmos, Hydra, Zakynthos, Marathonissi, Ios, Rhodes) or for finding legislative solutions with regard to sensitive ecosystems and wetland habitats.

We are involved in complex Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs), while we have contributed to the resolution of serious disputes over major private sector projects (amusement parks, housing development, etc.), as well as renowned concession cases with complex infrastructure issues related to the environment and urban planning.

We are also experienced in dispute resolution regarding cultural heritage protection and licensing (also in combination with real estate development), before administrative authorities and courts, including the Central Archaeological Council (CAC) and the Central Council for Modern Monuments.

Our team provides specialized and informed legal advice and representation in cases involving expropriations, in cooperation with the competent administrative authorities.

Major cases of environmental licensing, archaeology and annulment lawsuits:

KASSANDRA MINES

“ATTIKI ODOS” ATHENS RING ROAD

SALAMINA SUBMERGED TUNNEL

THESSALONIKI SUBMERGED TUNNEL

MOTORWAYS CONCESSIONS