Greece Company Formation

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Company Formation and Related Services



Buying a European shelf company with VAT number

Whenever you need to start doing business immediately in a European country and you need a company with a VAT number, you don’t have to wait for the bureaucratic procedures.

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Partner Law Firms

We encourage you to contact our partner law firms in Bucharest: Rolegal and E&C, both part of our legal network.

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Tax Minimization Structures

BridgeWest is specialized in special corporate structures designed for tax minimization. No matter where you want to incorporate your company, you will need to consider how you can legally minimize costs.

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Lawyers in Greece


BridgeWest provides a wide range of legal services in Greece through our affiliated Greek lawyers and Law Firms in Athens and other major cities in Greece. We are mainly specialized in the main aspects of Greek Commercial Law, including Company Formation, Debt Collection, Commercial Disputes and Litigation, Greek Real Estate Law and certain areas of Intellectual Property Law (such as Trademark Registration for instance).

You can find some of our main areas of expertise below:

Company Formation in Greece

Our lawyers will provide  immediate assistance with company registration in Greece in matters like official registration, structure, financing, taxation, office registration. We handle both Greek Limited  Liability or Joint-Stock company formations.

Debt Collection in Greece

BridgeWest provides legal assistance for the recuperation of debts from Greek companies through pre-trial proceedings (official notifications to the debtor, negotiations etc.) as well as trial representation.

Mergers and Acquisitions in Greece

Mergers and Acquisitions as well other corporate restructuring on the Greek market.

Due Diligence in Greece

This refers to both corporate due diligence (performing certain verifications of Greek business partners for instance) as well as real estate due diligence (offering a verification of a real estate property to be purchased in Greece).

Taxation Advice and Planning in Greece

Advice on any Greek tax and taxation methods, planning for the minimization of taxes, taxes involved with ownership and transfer of real estate.

Articles on Law in Greece

Types of Greek companies

There are many opportunities for opening a company in Greece, as it represents a welcoming business environment both for nationals and foreign investors. The Greek company law is based on the French system, the major business types are equivalent of the French. The most common way to open up a busin ...

Set up a Greek company

Although Greece is experiencing a difficult period caused by the economic crises, setting up a Greek company can be a great opportunity for investors, as the Greek tax system is simple and the government supports foreign business activities. Greece is still recognized as a competitive business envir ...

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Greece

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Greece has a lot of attributions, but is the main institution responsible for company registration. Other attributions include assisting the Government in the fields of commerce, industry, services and general development. One of the most important activities, ...

Open Company Branch or Subsidiary in Greece

Anyone wishing to conduct business in Greece finds a welcoming environment. Another advantage in setting up a business in Greece is the high qualified workforce and limited restrictions. Entrepreneurs may set up a brand new business, usually a limited liability company or may establish a company bra ...

Guide to Company Incorporation in Greece

1. What is the minimum share capital of a Greek EPE (Limited Liability Company)? In order to establish a limited liability company in Greece, or an EPE, the founders must provide a minimum capital of 4.500 EUR which must be fully paid up on signature of the Articles of Association. At least half o ...

Paying Taxes in Greece

1. What is the corporate tax in Greece? The Greek corporate tax rate is 20%, while for partnerships the corporate tax rate in Greece is 25% (except for the profits of the individual general partners taxed with 20%).   2. What is the VAT in Greece? In Greece, the standard VAT rate is ...

Company Law in Greece

Company law in Greece is based on the French system. Therefore, the main types of the companies that can be established in Greece are pretty much the same as the ones in France. The basic rules of the Greek company law were enacted by the Parliament in the 1920s. After becoming a member state of the ...

Lawyer in Greece

A lawyer in Greece must be a member of a Bar Association in Greece. There are 63 Bar Associations and the ones in Athens, Piraeus and Thessaloniki are the largest. Members of these Greek Bar Associations differ on their degree of specialization. An attorney in Greece can only practice law in the dis ...

Greek Public Notary

Public Notaries in Greece play an important role in what legal system means. A Greek public notary shares responsibilities with those of an attorney in Greece.  Public notaries in Greece are also trained under the same conditions as lawyers. In general, a public notary in Greece is a legal offi ...

Power of Attorney in Greece

A power of attorney in Greece allows a person to represent. A power of attorney in Greece is based on the will of the person who is represented so that the attorney can perform legal transactions on behalf of the grantor. The person who receives a power of attorney does not have to give their accept ...

Company Dissolution and Liquidation in Greece

BridgeWest handles all steps required for company liquidation in Greece . Please contact us via email or phone for appointing a liquidator to carry on the company dissolution, submitting the required application forms, dealing with the Court, closing the company's bank account or any ...

Meet us in Athens

Call us now at +44 203 287 0408 to set up an appointment with our lawyers in Athens, Greece. Alternatively you can incorporate your company without traveling to Greece.

As a BridgeWest client, you will beneficiate from the joint expertize of local lawyers and international consultants. Together we will be able to offer you the specialized help you require for your business start-up in Greece.