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Maria joined the firm in 2006 and is a counsel
She focuses on energy, corporate, consumer and commercial law.
She advises clients on their entry into all types of commercial agreements, including joint ventures, agency and distribution agreements. Maria also undertakes company formation and ongoing corporate governance, assisting clients in issues arising in the conduct of their day-to-day business. She has considerable experience working in energy regulation, restructurings, negotiating of energy agreements and all regulatory and contractual matters related to electricity generation, electricity supply, and trading, electricity regulation, contracts, and M&A of energy assets.
Recent highlights of his/her work include:
She is currently Legal Advisor – Member of the legal department to the natural gas supply company in Attica (Attiki Gas Supply Company S.A.) granting a full range of legal services related to the corporate issues of the utility company, as well as the procedures for the awarding, drafting and execution of all contracts involved (procurement, services, works, supply etc.) and representation before the courts. She practices in the public procurement law field and is experienced to the organization of public (European) tenders and to the assigning of public contracts of all types (procurement, services, and projects).
Prior to joining the firm, Maria practiced civil and commercial law, advising Greek and international corporations in planning and structuring their business transactions in ways compatible with competition and antitrust laws. She has also represented clients in cases involving abuse of sole and collective dominance, state aid and public procurement, merger control, horizontal and vertical agreements, private antitrust litigation matters and cartel-related work.
Maria speaks English, French and Italian.
University of Thessaloniki School of Law – Law Degree (Ptychion), 2001
The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Enforcement 2009 (June 2009)
The International Comparative Legal Guide to Dominance 2009 (June 2009).
Member of working team for the Book “Energy Law” headed by Theodore – Dean of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, published by Kluwer Law International / Ant.N. Sakkoulas, Wolters Kluwer, Ant. N. Sakkoulas, Austin, Boston, Chicago, New York, The Netherlands, 2009, 2nd ed. 2014 (under press). Field of Research: Natural Gas- transportation, transmission, distribution.
Member of the Athens Bar Association since 2001. Qualified to practice before the Court of Appeals.