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Tsibanoulis & Partners

Work +30 210 367 5100
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Athens, Piraeus

Dr Dimitris Tsibanoulis

Work +30 21 036 75100
Tsibanoulis & Partners

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Managing Partner of the Firm


Practice areas: Banking and Finance; Securities; Investments; Corporate/ M&A; Privatisation; EU Law; Public Procurement.


Admitted 1983, Athens, Supreme Court. Legal Advisor to the Deputy Minister for National Economy in Greece (1988); the Bank of Greece, since 1989; the Chairman of the Athens Stock Exchange for the establishment of the Athens Derivatives Exchange and its privatisation (1994-1996); the Government of Cyprus for the harmonisation with the European Legislation and the modernization of the Cypriot Capital Market Law, chairing the Committee for the drafting of the Parliamentary Acts on Capital Markets Legislation (2000-2004); the Albanian Financial Supervisory Authority for the drafting of the new Law on Corporate and Municipal Bonds through the EBRD. Since 2000 he teaches Financial Services Law at the ALBA Graduate Business School.


English, German, French, Greek (mother tongue).


of the European Financial Market Lawyers Group (EFMLG), operating under the auspices of the ECB (European Central Bank), since 1999; of the EU-Clearing and Settlement, Legal Certainty Group (European Commission, DG XV), since 2005; of the Payment Systems Government Expert Group (European Commission, DG XV) (1999 – 2005); of the Board of Directors of KEPE (Center of Planning and Economic Research) (1995-2001); of the Board of Directors of Hellenic European Law Association (FIDE-Greece); of the Board of Directors of European Society for Banking and Financial Law (AEDBF) since 2003; of the Board of Directors of Hellenic Deposit & Investment Guarantee Fund, since 2009. He has been a member of various legislative Groups advising on the drafting of Greek Banking and Securities Laws (since 1988); he also participated in several legal groups in the EMI, the ECB and the European Commission advising on matters pertaining to the regulation of Banking and Financial Markets and to payment and securities settlement systems in the EU (since 1992).


University of Athens (Law Degree, 1980); University of Frankfurt am Main, Germany (Ph.D., 1986). Recipient of Scholarship from the DAAD for research at the Institute of Banking Law of the University of Frankfurt am Main, 1981-1984; Assistant, Institute of Transport Law, University of Frankfurt am Main and at the Max-Planck-Institute, Department of History of Law 1985-1987.


Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Leading individuals

Dimitris Tsibanoulis - Tsibanoulis & Partners

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

Tsibanoulis & Partners is a popular choice for complex financial advice and related disputes. Recently the firm represented Akinita Pallados in a €13.5m lawsuit concerning a bond loan default. Other clients include BNP Paribas Securities Services, Attica Bank, and Procredit Bank Bulgaria. Managing partner Dimitris Tsibanoulis is very well regarded.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Tsibanoulis & Partners recently advised Triple A Expert Investment Services on its €8m sale of shares in the Zulu Trade Group. Managing partner Dimitris Tsibanoulis leads the team.

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Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Tsibanoulis & Partners has a good reputation for disputes in the financial services, pharmaceuticals, travel and retail sectors. Dimitris Tsibanoulis, Anna Apostolaki, and Marina Perraki are all recommended. Clients include Ryanair and Bayer Hellas.

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