Ms Dina Kouvelou > Nikolinakos & Partners Law Firm > Athens, Greece > Lawyer Profile
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Ms Dina Kouvelou
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(Leading individuals)
Hailed as ‘leaders in technology-related and competition litigation‘ and ‘at the very top of agency dispute practices‘, Nikolinakos & Partners Law Firm fields a ‘committed and creative team of litigators’. The department is jointly headed by managing partner Nikos Nikolinakos, who focuses on TMT and competition litigation; Dina Kouvelou, who is an expert in competition, TMT and agency disputes; and Alexis Spyropoulos, who is ‘vastly experienced’ in litigation before the administrative courts. Among other standout developments over the past 12 months, the team notably added Airbnb and Facebook to its already formidable client roster.
A TMT practice with ‘top talent, deep sector-specific expertise and vast experience’, Nikolinakos & Partners Law Firm caters to an enviable client roster which includes name such as Facebook, BT, AT&T, Spotify and Sony Interactive Entertainment. Its key fields of work include regulatory, competition, data protection, administrative and IP matters, as well as disputes, with clients also highlighting the team’s strength in emerging digital technologies. Nikos Nikolinakos , described as ‘the leading legal expert in the TMT area in Greece‘, is a ‘standout figure in the field of telecoms and technology law’; he jointly leads the team with the ‘outstanding’ Dina Kouvelou. Alexis Spyropoulos is the other key name and is noted for his ‘extensive knowledge of telecoms regulation‘.