Em. Professor, Law Faculty of Athens University

Areas of Expertise: Civil Law, specify jurisdictions: Greek, German, English, Finance and Banking Law, Agency, Corporate Law, Distribution, Franchising, Joint Ventures, Consortia, Cooperation, Real Estate, Sales, Purchases,Civil Procedure, Methodology of Private Law.

Languages: Greek, German, English, French

Education: Law Faculty, University of Athens, 1972 (grade: excellent (“arista”), PhD (Doktorat) Law Faculty, Tübingen, 1976. Title of the Ph.D. in German ”Schlechterfüllung beim Vertrag zugunsten Dritter” (grade “magna cum laude”)

Professional Career: Panagiotis Papanikolaou was a professor at the Law faculty of Athens University from 1994 until 2016 and is currently a professor emeritus at the same university. He is an attorney-at-law before the Greek Supreme Court, a legal advisor to the National Bank of Greece and a member of the Scientific Council in the Greek Parliament. He has experience with domestic and international arbitrations. He is the author of 15 legal books and a commentator in international legal publications.