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Dr Themistoklis K Giannakopoulos
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EU and Greek Competition Law (Antitrust, Mergers and Acquisitions, state aid, EU Trade Law (Dumping/Subsidies), EU Institutional Law, Contract Law, Energy Law, Negotiations, Legal Representation before EU and Greek Administrative Authorities, Public Bodies, and Courts.
Junior Partner, with substantial in-house legal experience.
Dr. Giannakopoulos started out as a trainee at the Legal Service of the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry. During his career, Dr. Giannakopoulos has served as a Legal Advisor for telecommunications companies. For instance, he served as an Internal Legal Advisor at the National Telecommunications and Posts Commission (EETT). As a Stagiaire at DG IV-Competition of the European Commission (1998), he had the opportunity to participate actively in the handling of antitrust and state aid complaints, M&A notifications and a then ongoing major cartel investigation. Dr. Giannakopoulos has advised various companies, whose business activities are in the fields of energy, information technology, food and recreation activities, education, etc., on issues regarding the enforcement of EU and Greek competition law. He is also experienced in providing preemptive legal counselling in Greek and in English. Since March 2002, he is a Teaching Fellow on EU competition law and EU institutional law, at the Democritus University of Thrace in Komotini, both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He joined Avramopoulos & Partners in November, 2005.
Greek, English, Italian.
Athens Bar Association.
National University of Athens, Faculty of Law (LL.B.) (1990-1994); University of Leiden (Erasmus) (1992); University of Kent at Canterbury (LL.M.) (1995-1996); European University Institute Florence (Ph.D) (1996-2000).
Sports (Tennis, Swimming), New technologies, Computers and Internet, Greek and International Literature and Newspapers.