Ms Dina Kouvelou > Nikolinakos & Partners Law Firm > Athens, Greece > Lawyer Profile

Nikolinakos & Partners Law Firm
15561 ATHENS
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Work Department

TMT & Digital Business, Data Protection & Cybersecurity; Antitrust & Competition Law; Dispute Resolution & Agency Litigation; Corporate & Commercial 


Ms Dina Kouvelou is a Partner, head of the Data Protection and co-head of the TMT and Digital Business practices of Nikolinakos & Partners LLP. Dina is recommended as a leading TMT legal counsel by the most prestigious international legal directories.


In addition to telecoms regulatory issues, Dina focuses to a significant effect on data privacy, e-commerce, information security, risk management and on-line gaming & betting. Dina also has vast experience of large outsourcing IT projects and advises clients on every aspect concerning online payment; cloud-based services; IoT; big data; AI; software licensing; interactive entertainment; advertising and consumer protection issues.

During the last 20 years, Dina’s professional career has spanned TMT and data protection policy and law, competition law and corporate/commercial law experience in, amongst others, the following roles:
– General Counsel and Head of Legal & Regulatory Affairs in a leading alternative fixed telecoms operator and in a mobile operator in Greece;
– senior competition law and regulatory policy advisor in the Legal Department of the National Regulatory Authority (EETT); and
– legal consultant in regulatory, competition law and commercial law projects with Greek and international law firms and consultancies.

Dina is certified by the International Association of Privacy Professionals: Certified International Privacy Professional / Europe (CIPP/E). 

Dina is also involved in all aspects of corporate governance and is active in corporate transactions (mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures), as well as change of control transactions. She also counsels businesses in connection with structuring, drafting and negotiating transactions that include shareholders’ agreements, supply and distribution agreements, marketing and outsourcing.

With regard to competition law, her litigation experience includes, inter alia, claims for refusals to deal, price discrimination, market dominance, predation, leveraging, bundling and tying.


English, French, German, Greek.


Athens Bar Association.


National University of Athens, School of Law (LLB); University College of London – Queen Mary (LLM, computer and communications law).

Lawyer Rankings

Greece > EU and competition

Demonstrating extensive expertise in the interface between competition law and IP rights, the ‘outstanding and formidable’ team at Nikolinakos & Partners Law Firm is a popular choice among companies in the telecoms and technology sectors, among others. The practice frequently appears before the Administrative Courts, with ‘clever strategist’ Nikos Nikolinakos focusing on all aspects of competition law from Athens. The ‘exceptional’ Dina Kouvelou specialises in antitrust issues, while Alexis Spyropoulos concentrates on the TMT space.

Greece > Intellectual property

(Leading individuals)

Dina Kouvelou Nikolinakos & Partners Law Firm

Displaying significant expertise in all aspects of IP, data protection and unfair competition issues, the Nikolinakos & Partners Law Firm team frequently acts on behalf of international technology, telecoms and pharmaceutical companies from its base in Athens. The practice provides ongoing legal counsel to companies regarding regulatory compliance and in complex soft IP litigation. Managing partner Nikos Nikolinakos routinely advises clients on the interface between IP rights protection and competition law, while Dina Kouvelou and Alexis Spyropoulos specialise in the TMT and digital business sectors.

Greece > TMT

(Leading individuals)

Dina KouvelouNikolinakos & Partners Law Firm

Counting international technology corporations and renowned media entities among its clients, Nikolinakos & Partners Law Firm specialises in data protection, intellectual property and technology disputes. The practice has vast experience in submitting data breach and security notifications to the relevant data protection authorities in Greece, and frequently handles regulatory compliance surrounding AI and robotics. Based in Athens, Nikos Nikolinakos and Dina Kouvelou lead the group, with the former specialising in emerging digital technologies and competition law matters, and the latter being a cybersecurity expert. Meanwhile, Alexis Spyropoulos focuses on telecoms regulation and general IP issues.

Greece > Dispute resolution

(Leading individuals)

Dina KouvelouNikolinakos & Partners Law Firm

Labelled as a ‘litigation powerhouse’, the dispute resolution practice at Nikolinakos & Partners Law Firm has vast expertise in the TMT, data protection and competition law fields, regularly representing its domestic and international clients before the courts and regulatory authorities in cases in these areas. The team has a niche specialism in disputes relating to social media and online platforms; Athens-based managing partner Nikos Nikolinakos is an expert in emerging digital technologies and artificial intelligence matters. Alexis Spyropoulos is experienced in acting on behalf of companies before the administrative and civil courts, whilst Dina Kouvelou focuses on data protection cases.

Comparative Guides

Greece: TMT July 2023 This country-specific Q&A provides an overview of TMT laws and regulations applicable in Greece.
Greece: Competition Litigation July 2023 This country-specific Q&A provides an overview of Competition Litigation laws and regulations applicable in Greece.