About Alex Karopoulos

Alex Karopoulos is a partner who heads the tax controversy practice. He has extensive experience in advising multinational companies on all stages of tax controversy and representing them before the tax authorities and all court instances, including the Supreme Administrative Court. He has litigated some of the biggest tax assessments ever made in Greece and has won multimillion tax disputes concerning income tax and VAT. Alex has also successfully challenged the legality of taxes leading to their abolishment. He also specialises in VAT and other indirect taxes and has extensive experience in advising on the indirect tax treatment of a broad range of cross-border and local transactions carried out by multinational companies. Alex regularly advises on the indirect tax aspects of corporate reorganisations and M&A. His clients include those in the financial and insurance services, real estate, public procurement, energy, IT, aviation, pharma, travel and retail sectors. Alex teaches VAT in the Advanced Diploma in International Taxation course, as well as shipping taxation, in the Athens University of Economics and Business.