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The firm is at the forefront of TMT laws in Greece and is ranked as a top tier firm by leading international guides. We advise a notable selection of high profile media and telecoms clients such as telecoms providers, technology providers, TV and radio stations, international funds and the full range of industry providers.

We act on hearings and communications with all relevant Hellenic regulatory authorities such as the Greek Telecommunications Regulator (EETT), the Greek National Council for Radio and Television (NCRTV), the Data Protection Authority (DPA) and the Hellenic Authority for the Information and Communication of Security and Privacy (ADAE).

We have a leading regulatory practice and are highly experienced in regulatory matters underpinning the TMT industry such as obtaining licences and permits, renewal of licences, drafting and representation in connection with regulatory notifications and regulatory consents and legal representation at all types of hearings.

Our unrivalled expertise further encompasses full representation of our leading TMT clients in transactional matters such as mergers and acquisitions and ancillary notifications to regulatory authorities, international tenders to acquire broadcasting rights, multimedia and product distribution, and, wider litigation concerning not only regulatory matters but all types of TMT claims before all levels of Greek Courts.

Further, we are particularly experienced in the protection of reputations, privacy and brands and our clients in this regard include leading media groups, multinational corporations, individuals and international funds who seek legal protection in these areas. We have acted in a wide number of cases involving high profile libel actions, drafting and defending pleadings in libel cases and seeking injunctions in connection with libel, brand infringement and reputation matters for leading TMT clients as well as managing their relations with the media.

Our TMT practice group is recommended as a leading practice by:

The Legal 500 (2010 - 2021)

Media Law International - Tier 1 (20210)

“Libel and privacy specialist Tsoukala & Partners is described by clients as prompt and efficient”. Media Law International, 2021.

The Firm “covers the full spectrum of TMT and has a longstanding reputation as being a prime firm in the area”. The Legal 500, 2021.

“Extremely capable of handling complex, multi-jurisdictional transactions”. Media Law International, 2021.

“The noticeably broad client list includes telecoms and technology providers, major TV and radio stations, e-money and payment services, fintech providers and start-ups, among others”. The Legal 500, 2021.

“They cover the full spectrum of TMT and have a longstanding reputation for being a prime Firm in this area. They have immense experience in this sector and a broad team of highly specialised lawyers to draw from”. The Legal 500, 2021.

The firm has “excellent local and international connections and is one of the few firms specialized in cross-border work”. Media Law International, 2015.

“This Firm truly stands out for its international experience, its multi-faceted expertise in all industry areas and angles of this practice area and its truly excellent legal work, excellent negotiation skills and fantastic connections in the Greek market”. The Legal 500, 2021.

“The team is excellent and very reliable”. The Legal 500, 2021.

“International media and technology law is part of their expertise but they are generally considered one of the top Greek firms in all practice areas”. Media Law International, 2015.

“They combine excellent cross-border skills and a team of truly international lawyers a number of whom are dual qualified in Greece and in the UK, excellent expertise in all areas of TMT […]”. The Legal 500, 2021.

“They are uniquely positioned to advise on fintech and they are a one-stop-shop for all angles of TMT work”. The Legal 500, 2021.

“They are a renowned for their fintech specialization which is unique in Greece”. The Legal 500, 2021.

“The Firm acted alongside Dentons and provided Greek law advice on various TMT matters in the fintech industry, including electronic documents in the financial services sector”. The Legal 500, 2021.

The firm “has an excellent reputation for major defamation and reputation management cases and is very skilled in obtaining cross-border injunctions”. The Legal 500, 2015

The firm provides “strong regulatory and transactional advice”. The Legal 500, 2014.

The firm is “known for quality advice on media, defamation and reputation management. On the transactional front, it advised NASDAQ-listed ADTRAN on the Greek aspects of its global acquisition of Nokia Siemens Networks’ fixed-line broadband access business”. The Legal 500, 2013.

“The Firm has a diverse practice that is extremely experienced in defamation and reputation management issues”. The Legal 500, 2012.

The Firm “boasts a strong selection of telecoms and media clients. Recent highlights include advising the Greek telecoms regulator on its annual review of OTE’s market practices”. The Legal 500, 2010.


Top ranked in:
The Legal 500 (2021)

Mergers & Acquisitions
Law Firm of the Year 2021, Greece

Banking & Finance Lawyer of the
 Year 2020, Greece

Top ranked in:
 Medial Law International (2021)