Dr Anthony S. Papadimitriou > Saplegal - A.S. Papadimitriou & Partners Law Firm > Athens, Greece > Lawyer Profile

Saplegal - A.S. Papadimitriou & Partners Law Firm
175 64 ATHENS
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Founding Partner – Practice areas:
Company Law, Commercial Law; Investments; Mergers and Acquisitions; Private International Law; Real Estate; Civil & Commercial Litigation; Civil Litigation; Estates; Successions; Wills; Maritime Law; Ship Sales and Purchase; Ship Finance


Admitted to the Piraeus Bar Association since 1989; Supreme Court Advocate; Dr. Anthony Papadimitriou was born in Alexandria of Egypt in 1955. He is a prominent lawyer and economist. He graduated from the Athens University Law School in 1977 and holds a postgraduate degree in law from the University Aix-en-Provence (France). He obtained his PhD from the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He also holds a B.Sc (Economics) Degree from the London School of Economics. Since 1986 he has served as legal advisor to the Onassis Group shipping companies. In 1988 he was elected as member of the Board of Directors of the Alexander S. Onassis Foundation, on the recommendation of the then president Christina Onassis. Since 1995 he has been the co-ordinator of the Executive Committee of the Onassis Group commercial activities, which are under the control of the Onassis Foundation. In 2005 he was unanimously elected President and Treasurer of the Board of Directors of the Foundation. In 2008 he was accepted as Honorary Master of the Bench of the Middle Temple. In 2006 he was awarded with the Saint Mark’s Cross by the Patriarchate of Alexandria, in 2010 he was handed the insignia of the Knight of the Legion of Honour (Chevalier de la Legion d’ Honneur) by the French Government and in 2014 he was awarded the Commander of the Order of the Phoenix with distinction by the President of Greek Republic.


Greek, English, French


Piraeus Bar Association
Honorary Member of the Bench of the Middle Temple
President to the Board of Directors, Alexander S. Onassis Foundation
Greek Association of Maritime Law, Greek Association of Civil Law
European Lawyers Association
International Bar Association


University of Athens (LL.B.); London School of Economics, U.K (B.Sc. Economics); Postgraduate Degree in Maritime and Transport Law (DESS de Droit Maritime et des Transports-Aix Marseille III, France)