Daphne Kasimati

Senior Associate

Daphne Kasimati has broad experience in assisting clients in set up companies. Her expertise includes advising on the most appropriate company structure, the company’s capital, the rights of members/shareholders and the drafting of tailor-made shareholder agreements, containing provisions regarding directors, reserved matters, lock up periods, rights of first refusal, drag along and tag along rights, financing matters and other commercial aspects.

Daphne also has extensive experience in assisting clients in M&A projects, whether acquiring, or selling companies. In addition to contributing to the necessary transaction documents, she handles legal due diligence for either the purchaser or the seller. When representing the purchaser, she creates, with the client’s assistance, the DD Requisition List, executes the actual due diligence, based on the List, and drafts the legal DD report for the client’s board of directors or investors. When representing the vendor, she creates the VDR and works with the buyer’s legal and financial adviser for the comprehensive addition of documents and information on the VDR, including the supply of all clarifications in connection with any legal query requested by the purchaser’s legal and financial advisers.

Daphne is well versed in assisting clients with complex LMA type bank loans and bond loans. In particular, her work consists of reviewing, advising the client and negotiating the terms and conditions of the loan, according to models of the Loan Market Association. She also advises clients and negotiates the terms and conditions of security documents required as security for the payment and discharge of the debt. In addition, she reviews and advises clients and negotiates the terms and conditions of ancillary documents, such as additional securities required by affiliates of the clients, guarantees, assignment agreements, cash pledges etc.

“As a professional I have two core sayings and beliefs which I put into practice daily: legal knowledge with human touch and, make the impossible, possible.”
University of Essex (LL.B.), 2012
Boston University Summer School, Law and International Politics
Athens Bar Association, 2017
Solicitors Regulation Authority, 2020
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