Commercial and Maritime Law
Prof. Vassilios Tountopoulos, Legal Firm Partner, born in Chania, Greece (1974), is a member of the Athens Bar (admitted in 1997) and an academic (University of the Aegean). A graduate of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, School of Law (LL.B., 1995), he pursued further studies in Göttingen, Germany (Georg August Universität), where he obtained a Magister Juris in corporate and European law (magna cum laude, 1996) and a Ph.D. in company law (magna cum laude, 1998). He is a Professor at the University of the Aegean, where he teaches Commercial, Company, Securities and Internet law. V. Tountopoulos is also the author of a substantial number of books and articles, often quoted in the case law of Greek courts, among which can be found more than thirty articles and book chapters, a co-authored book on internet law, monographs and commentaries on company and securities law. He is also an active lawyer with extensive experience, on issues such as litigation and arbitration, with an emphasis placed on securities law and commercial contracts. In addition to German, he is fluent in English and French.