Elias, a senior associate of the law firm "EFSTRATIADIS AND PETMEZAS" since 2013, is a key member of our "Urgent Advice Team". He started as a trainee in 2011, but quickly emerged for his commercial awareness, legal knowledge & understanding and pragmatic hands-on approach to business. Elias studied Law at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (having successfully been awarded his Law Degree with "Excellent" in 2010) and holds a Master's degree in Criminal Law, which was awarded with "Excellent" too, in 2015. He was admitted to the Bar of Thessaloniki in 2013 and the same year he was appointed as a counsel of First Instance.
Elias has gained considerable experience and dealt with a variety of complex cases, including litigation of Criminal and Civil Law cases. His experience mainly deals with all fields of criminal law with particular emphasis on issues Economic Criminal Law (Fraud, Tax Evasion, Bankruptcy & Insolvency, Customs Issues, Money Laundering, Economic Crimes, fugitives, penalties Merge etc.) and Medical Negligence and personal injury cases.
Also, Elias has taken many civil and corporate law cases with a particular focus on trade agreements of any nature and on insurance disputes and solved problems & dipsutes arising from the establishment, transformation and dissolution of companies, and any type of issues relating to the collection of outstanding debts.
Elias constantly deepens the exercise of the legal profession and his knowledge of law by participating in legal conferences and seminars. He speaks Greek, English and French.