Elina Kaymenaki
Of Counsel

Elina’s area of expertise is Public Law. She has extensive experience representing clients in public law cases, before Greek courts of all instances and the European Court of Human Rights, as well as on a consulting basis. She is mostly experienced in Public Procurement Law, Environmental and Planning Law, EU Law, Tax and Customs Law, Public Finances and Audit Law and Human Rights Law. Elina has represented clients over the course of more than 20 years in major cases of public procurement and public contracts in most sectors, including telecommunications, media licensing, concession contracts, IT services et.c. She has advised corporate and private clients on numerous environmental licensing cases, as well as planning and zoning issues, in the context of complex investment projects. She has also advised several public legal entities on specific cases.
Elina is a founding Member of the Editorial Board of the Law Journal «Theory and Praxis of Public Law» and has contributed in many publications in the field of public law. She has also taught Training Seminars to candidates for the Greek School of Judges since 2014.


2021 Of Counsel, Papapolitis & Papapolitis

1998 – 2021 Attorney, Prof. Chryssanthakis Law Office

2019 – today, Counsel to the Deputy Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic

Professional Admissions / Qualifications

Supreme Court of Greece

Court of Appeals

Athens Bar

Legal Education

LLM Public and E.U. Law, University of London, Κing’s College London

LLM Public Law, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

LLB National and Kapodistrian University of Athens


Member of the Editorial Board of the Law Journal «Theory and Praxis of Public Law», since 2008

Editorial Assistant of the Law Journal «Public and Administrative Law Review», 2000-2004

Contribution in «Court of Audit – Studies, Charts and Case Law», 2016

Contribution in «Dictionary of Legal Terminology – Public Law», 2014

Contribution in «Application of Administrative Law and Procedure – Administrative Courts», 2009

Civil Servants Code (with Prof. Ch. Chryssanthakis), 2008