SPECIALISED IN

Christos specializes in the fields of Greek and EU competition law. He provides legal advice on all antitrust and competition related issues including horizontal and vertical agreements (cartels, distribution networks), abuse of dominant position and merger control cases. His practice also includes antitrust compliance for clients. He represents clients before the Hellenic Competition Commission and the Administrative Courts in cases of cartels, abuse of dominance and distribution agreements, as well as merger clearance filings.

Experience

2015 Of Counsel, Papapolitis & Papapolitis

2012 Legal counsel, Chipita S.A.

2007 Senior Associate, Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm (KG Law Firm)

Professional Admissions / Qualifications

Supreme Court of Greece

Athens Bar

Legal Education

PhD in European Law, University of Würzburg

LLM in European Law, University of Würzburg

LLM in Administrative Law, University of Hamburg

LLB, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Publications - Conferences

“Legal Professional Privilege for in-house lawyers under EU and Greek competition law”, Business and Company Law (DEE) 2011;

“Sanctions imposed on Undertakings and Individuals under the new Greek Competition Act”, speech at the 5th IMEDIPA International Conference on Competition Law and Policy, Athens May 2011;

“Refusal to supply wholesalers engaging in parallel exports”, note on ECJ Judgment in cases C-468/06 to C-478/06 (GlaxoSmithKline AEVE), Europoliteia 1/2009;

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS
  • March 2021
    EURONET €300Million acquisition of Piraeus Bank’s Merchant Acquiring Unit
  • February 2021
    United Group acquisition of Forthnet S.A.
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