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WFW “Most Awarded Firm” at the Business Law Awards 202413 March 2024

Watson Farley & Williams Athens (“WFW”) is delighted that it received a total of five awards at the Business Law Awards 2024 hosted by Boussias, the leading Greek and Cypriot B2B publisher. Their awards recognise significant projects, dynamic teams and transformative practices across the legal sector in the aforementioned jurisdictions.

The four award winning deals the firm advised on were:

  • advising the beneficial owners of construction company Cantreva S.A. on its sale of 75% of the shares of Unagi S.A, the majority shareholder of a large PV portfolio held jointly with PPC Renewables, to Motor Oil Renewable Energy, a deal which won the gold award for “Best Corporate & Commercial Project”;
  • advising Cero Generation on the financing of Project Delfini, a 100 MW Greek solar PV project which also took silver, this time for “Law Firms/Energy & Infrastructure Team” of the year;
  • advising the sponsors on the Hersonissos-Neapoli section of Crete’s VOAK highway project, a deal which took the silver award for “Best Real Estate & Infrastructure Project”; and
  • advising Thermoilektriki Komotinis and Motor Oil Hellas on a €325m non-recourse financing for the development and construction of a new 877 MW Greek gas-fired combined-cycle gas turbine power plant that garnered the bronze award for “Law Firms / Banking, Financial Services & Tax Team”.

As a result of the above wins, WFW was also recognised as “Most Awarded Firm of the Year”, an accolade that stands as a solid testimonial to the success of our teams in Athens over the last 12 months.

Virginia Murray, WFW Athens Projects & Structured Finance Head, who lead the teams advising on two of the four award winning deals, commented, “These awards are really important to us as a team, as it confirms our position as one of the leading advisors to major Greek corporates as well as international investors on large domestic projects, both M&A and financing, in the infrastructure and energy sectors. We would like to thank the expert judging panel for their confidence” .

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