Supreme Court Lawyer, Accredited Mediator, Managing Partner at “Nicolas Kanellopoulos - Chara Zerva & Associates Law Firm”, Member of the BoD of “International Jurists” legal network, Alternate Member of the Board of Directors of the Greek Law Firms Assoc
Omirou 34, Athens, 106 72

Areas of Expertise: Economic Crimes; Tax Law; Banking Law; Commercial Law; Data Protection Law, Criminal Law; Property Law; Public Law; Family Law; Tax Planning; Foreign Investments; Public Contracts; PPP law (N. 3389/2005), Administrative litigation, cross-border disputes, medical disputes.

Languages: Greek, English, French

Education: LL.B National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Law School (1997). DEA, Université de Montpellier I, Droit Pénal – Sciences Criminelles 1999. Université de Montpellier I, Contrats d’Affaires (2000).

Professional Career:

  • Head of “Nikolas Kanellopoulos Chara Zerva and Associates Law Firm” GDPR team, legal advisor on data protection matters and compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR 2016/679) and Data Protection Officer to several legal entities.
  • Chief Legal Officer in Enterprise Greece SA (former Invest in Greece SA) since April 2014.
  • Legal Counsellor in the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) since April 2013.
  • Counsellor of Board of Directors of Banking Institutions.
  • Legal Counsel to the Minister of Development, Competitiveness and Shipping (August 2011 to March 2012), Legal advisor to the Minister of Citizen Protection (March 2012 – 2013), Special Advisor on Legal and Tax issues to the Minister of the State (November 2009- August 2011)
    – Legal support for the reform and implementation in Greek economy of new financial instruments based on EU structural funds. Collaboration with EU Task Force.
    – Coordinator & member of Legislative Preparatory Committees specialized on legal and tax issues, strategic investments and privatization projects.
  • Legal Counsel to the Minister of Transportation, Infrastructure and Networks on Privatization, Concession and other big projects (June 2013 – January 2015) and Counsellor for legal issues regarding the committee established by Ministerial Resolution for the study of the implementation and operation of Investment Bank in Greece “Institution for Growth” (March 2012 – 2015).