Mr Asterios Syssilas > A. & K. Metaxopoulos & Partners Law Firm > Athens, Greece > Lawyer Profile

A. & K. Metaxopoulos & Partners Law Firm
115 28 ATHENS

Work Department

TMT, White Collar Crime, Civil, Intellectual Property


Asterios is a Senior Associate Lawyer in Α & Κ Metaxopoulos Law Firm (Athens, Greece) since 2009. He has been practicing law since 2000, when he was admitted to the Athens Bar.


Asterios Syssilas was born in Athens and is a Senior Associate Lawyer in Α&Κ Metaxopoulos Law Firm (Athens, Greece) since 2009. He specializes in Copyright Law-Antipiracy, Advertising Law, Telecommunications Media Technology (TMT) Law, Consumer Protection and Data Protection Law, Industrial Property, Unfair Competition Law. Within 5 years in the firm, he got listed in Best Lawyers in the field of Media Law.

-He advised major advertisers on advertising clearance issues, having reviewed several commercials (of alcoholic drinks, credit cards, online gambling sites etc.) and terms of promotional contests, including chance based promotions.

– He successfully represented a world famous Polish football player in a dispute regarding the latter’s right of publicity.

-Advised a manufacturer of prestigious leather bags and accessories with presence in 45 countries with respect to its compliance with Greek and EU labelling regulations

-Advised a major Greek company which is the copyright holder of foreign tv series on antipiracy issues, drafting penal complaints for copyright infringements via the internet

-Drafted the website terms and the privacy policy of a new web-tv channel

-Advised a major foreign Clinical Research Organization which administrates clinical trials in Greece on issues relating to patients’ personal data

-Represented before administrative courts a radio station and achieving a suspension of the execution of the monetary fine imposed to it by the Authorities (Hellenic Telecommunications and Post Commission).

– Along with Kriton Metaxopoulos he overviewed the litigation strategy of a global TV Network in relation to a million euro dispute against one of the largest TV / Radio Channels in Greece

He has participated in many law conferences, in Greece and abroad, including advertising law conferences organized by the Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA).  He is a frequent author and a regular contributor to the “GALA Gazette”.



Greek, English, French


Athens Bar Association


Asterios is a LL.M Graduate in Civil Law, Faculty of Law, University of Athens.

Lawyer Rankings

Greece > TMT

A. & K. Metaxopoulos & Partners Law Firm enjoys a stellar reputation for its expertise in advising international and domestic clients on advertising and media law. The firm regularly represents major clients in the music and film industry in complex litigation related to corporate law and IP rights. The practice is co-led by Kriton Metaxopoulos, an expert litigator with extensive experience in audiovisual censorship cases. He is supported by co-head Asterios Syssilas  who regularly advises advertisers on clearance issues. Irini Daroussou  is a go-to lawyer for matters pertaining to IP and antipiracy.

Greece > White-collar crime

A. & K. Metaxopoulos & Partners Law Firm ‘s white-collar practice has broad expertise in financial disputes and has a growing track record of representing companies and top executives in cases linked to financial crime and corporate fraud. The team is competently led by Kriton Metaxopoulos who has vast experience representing clients before civil and penal courts in Greece, France, Italy, Romania and the UK. He is supported by Asterios Syssilas  who has regularly advises high net worth individuals and corporate entities within the media and entertainment industry.