Mr George Panopoulos > Lambadarios Law Firm > Athens, Greece > Lawyer Profile

Lambadarios Law Firm
105 62 ATHENS

Work Department

Energy, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Project Finance & Development, Utilities, Banking & Finance


Partner – Head of Energy practice group


George Panopoulos is the head of our Energy practice and one of the leading experts on energy law in Athens. He has a wealth of experience in advising on energy-related transactions, regulation and disputes across the whole sector, from electricity production and renewables to oil and gas production, and commercial activities and regulation within the wholesale and retail markets. With in-depth knowledge on the commercial and operational aspects of the energy sector, as well as the legal, George provides clients at every level with practical advice that helps to close deals and resolve disputes.

He also plays an important role in our Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice as a skilled litigator and accredited ICC arbitrator, specializing in Private International Law (PIL) and Conflict of Laws issues.

George has a doctorate in Private Law (Paris I – Panthéon-Sorbonne) and has been published extensively in Greek and international law reviews and volumes on matters of private international law, arbitration, and law of international commerce, as well as EU and energy law.

He also teaches in Athens Law School in the private international law section of the postgraduate degree and in Piraeus University in the Law and Economics postgraduate program and is a member of the Epaminondas Lambadarios Scholarship committee in partnership with The Geneva LL.M. in International Dispute Settlement (MIDS).


  • Athens Bar Association
  • Hellenic Institute for International & Foreign Law (Scientific fellow)
  • Hellenic Review of International Law (Member of the board of editors)
  • Institut du droit international des transports et de la logistique (Correspondent)


  • Dr.iur., Université de Paris I (Panthéon-Sorbonne) (2007)
  • DEA, Université de Paris I (2002)
  • LLM in Civil Law, School of Law, University of Athens (2001)
  • LLB, School of Law, University of Athens (2000)

Lawyer Rankings

Greece > Projects and privatisation

(Leading individuals)

George PanopoulosLambadarios Law Firm

Lambadarios Law Firm acts for a wide client base on projects, including public bodies, sponsors, lenders, investors and multilaterals. The sizeable team covers the full spectrum of financing and non-financing work involving energy and infrastructure projects, notably concession agreements, exploration contacts, PPAs, PPPs and PFIs, land acquisitions, EPC and public procurement. The experienced Yannis Kourniotis, Constantinos Lambadarios, George Panopoulos and Prokopis Dimitriadis jointly lead the practice. An additional name to note is Magdalini Christina Vlachou Vlachopoulou, who assisted the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund with the €2bn Athens Ring Road Project.

Greece > Energy

(Leading individuals)

George PanopoulosLambadarios Law Firm