Dentons has announced the launch of its Greek Desk, which will operate from the firm’s Brussels office. In the firm’s words, the new desk will: "provide Greek, other European, US and other clients with innovative cross-border business and legal solutions on a broad range of practices including core corporate and financial regulatory legal services, expert counseling on energy, EU competition, privatization, infrastructure, debt restructuring, bank reorganization, international dispute resolution, restructuring, insolvency and bankruptcy.”
The firm reports that the team staffing the Desk — which will be headed by Counsel Orestis Omran — "has a strong network of contacts in both the Greek Government and the market including in the energy, financial institutions, government, infrastructure and PPP, private equity and real estate industries.”
Omran is both Greek and US-qualified. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago Law School, and has successfully represented clients in international arbitrations and litigation before Greek courts, as well as handling Greek aspects of US and cross-border litigation, oil & gas, infrastructure and PPP projects, investment funds and insolvency matters. Dentons reports that Omran "has strong contacts in the Greek Government and the wider market."