Professor of Civil Law, Faculty of Law, University of Athens
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Areas of Expertise: torts, civil liability, real estate, defense industry, human rights, securities, public procurement, construction disputes, international transactions, international commercial arbitration, corporate & business law, commercial contracts, mergers & acquisitions, investment arbitration, investments, medical disputes, private law, consumer disputes – consumer protection, capital market, succession disputes, joint ventures, Cadastre, transport & logistics, lease disputes, due diligence, family disputes, environmental law, intellectual property, art & culture law, data protection, conflict of laws, contracts, technology, banking disputes, pharmaceutical industry, stock market disputes, financial services.

Arbitration Experience: Legal Expert for the Greek law in international arbitrations (ICC, LMAA) and litigation proceedings (High Court of Justice [EWHC], Cour de cassation [Paris]).

Languages: Greek, English, French, German

Education: LLB Law School, University of Athens; PhD (mention “Très Honorable avec Felicitations”), Law School of the University Paris V; scholarship by Max-Planck Gesellshaft and post-doc research in Max-Planck-Institut für ausländisches und internationales Privatrecht, Hamburg.

Professional Career: Prof. Dr. George Lekkas is an Attorney-at-Law, admitted to the Athens Bar since 1993, and included in the GC  Powerlist Greece & Cyprus 2018 Legal 500. Moreover, he teaches Civil Law in the graduate program of the Law School at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and Banking Law, Securities Regulation, Comparative Contract Law in the postgraduate program of the Law School at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He participates in several Greek and International Academic Associations and is a member of ICC Hellas, of the Chambre de Commerce and d’ Industrie Franco-Hellénique (CCIFH). Prof. Dr. George Lekkas is also a member of the Board of the “Greek Society of Banking & Capital Markets Law”. He has authored numerous legal works.