Tom Kyriakopoulos is the firm’s tax
partner. A Greek-Canadian born in Montreal, Tom is a graduate
of the law school of the University of Athens and has pursued
postgraduate studies at the University of Nottingham, where
he obtained an MBA, and at the Athens University of Economics
and Business, where he concentrated on tax. He has previously
worked at IKRP Rokas & Partners, at Lykourezos Law Offices
and at KPMG. Besides his strong background in tax and corporate
work, Tom has an in-depth knowledge of the transition economies
of Southeast Europe in which he has spent a good part of
his working life (e.g. Romania, Bosnia, FYR Macedonia) on
several large-scale projects as counsel both to foreign
investors and to the EU Commission on legal approximation
exercises. His recent publications include the Greece chapter
(with Dr. Andreas Bagias) on Project Finance in the “Getting
the Deal Through” series published by the International
Bar Association and the Global Competition Review, the chapter
“Greece: The Current State of the Law” in the
Euromoney Project Finance Yearbook 2007/2008 (with Dr. Andreas
Bagias), the Greece chapter on “Mergers and Acquisitions
2008/2009” published by ICLG and the Greece chapter
on “Corporate Taxation” in the PLC’s “Corporate
Tax Handbook 2008/2009”. Tom is fluent in English
Tom Kyriakopoulos of Kelemenis & Co was formerly at KPMG and is praised for his tax know-how.
He has experienced an increase in transfer pricing and tax compliance work of late.
Chambers Global 2012
Tom Kyriakopoulos is "quick, business-minded and practical".
World Tax Review 2011
The "extremely bright" Tom Kyriakopoulos joined Kelemenis & Co. in early 2007 from KPMG.
He heads the tax department and is gaining the fledgling house quite a reputation.
He is … "to the point and on time" and, like the firm itself, is seen as "young, ambitious and with a bright future."
Chambers Europe 2008