Long term and unique history in Greece in the fields of product liability /safety and product recall not only in monitoring closely the European developments but also actually affecting them. The Expert was the head of BGP’s team that prepared for Greece two Reports for the European Commission on the Product Liability Directive (85/374/EEC) in 1994 (by CMS Cameron McKenna) and in 2003 (by Lovells).
BGP /the Expert represent leading institutions in the specialty fields (among others), such as:
European Justice Forum (EJF), the only European non-profit organization solely focused on promoting a balanced system of civil justice in Europe necessarily related to consumer law issues ( www.europeanjusticeforum.org ), being the correspondent in Greece and
DRI EUROPE, the European branch of DRI International, of which the Expert is the Country Chair for Greece ( more for DRI in www.drieurope.org and www.dri.org ).
The long-term specialization in the above specialty area has resulted to the representation by BGP /the Expert of some of the leading businesses in their own fields in cases, being very often of high publicity and special business interests. Only some of those clients are being named in our website, whereas many others are listed in our profile available upon request.
Very indicatively only, Helios aircraft accident alone has been worldwide admitted as a case study whereas Chinook helicopter accident attracted special publicity in Greece over a number of years. Further, numerous product recalls of top brands have been successfully pursued by the Expert /BGP over the years always requiring a sensitive treatment from time and confidentiality points of view.
Piraeus Court of First Instance, 1989, Piraeus Court of Appeal, 1993, Supreme Court, 2000.
University of Athens Law School (LL.B), 1987; University of London, Queen Mary and Westfield College (LL.M), 1988.
Basic professional memberships:
Piraeus Bar Association; Greek Commercial Lawyers’ Association; Competition Law Partnership; Greek Association for Arbitration; Greek Association of Law & Economics; Greek Association for Financial Law; International Bar Association (SBL Committees C, L, M, S).
Greek and English.
General information about BGP:
BGP is committed to personal service to clients. A client can expect from BGP to be responsive, attentive and flexible, and to communicate on a regular basis and in an understandable language. BGP is dedicated to team work and collegiality and derives great strength from being a true partnership of lawyers. BGP exchanges ideas and facilitates the development of creative solutions to clients΄ problems. Headquartered in the city of Athens, BGP has associated offices in 35 countries. More information can be found on our website.