ANASTASIOS D. GIANNOPOULOS

ANASTASIOS D. GIANNOPOULOS

Attorney at Law, M.Sc.

Supreme Court Attorney. Born in Florina, Greece, in 1979. Admitted in Thessaloniki Bar Association in 2006.

Education

  • Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece), Faculties of Law and Civil Engineering, Postgraduate Studies Program M.Sc. “Law and Engineering for Energy” (2018)
  • Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece), Faculty of Law, of the “School of Law, Economics and Political Sciences”, Bachelor of Laws (LLB, 2004).

Publications

  • “Legal issues concerning the implementation of the Blockchain Technology in the electricity sector”, Environment & Law, Issue 2/2019, April – June 2019.
  • “The Blockchain Technology in the Energy Industry, with focus on the Electricity Sector: Evolution, Applications and arising Legal Issues”. Thesis on the master’s degree of “Law and Engineering for Energy”

Certifications

  • Certification ISO/IEC 17024 as a “Data Protection Officer (Executives)”, issued by TÜV AUSTRIA Hellas (2019)
  • Certificate of successful completion of the Program “Contract Law: From Trust, to Promise, to Contract”, issued by Harvard University Law School (2019).
  • Certificate of successful completion of the Program “Current Issues of Organisation and Liability in Corporate Companies”, issued by the Research Institute for Transparency, Corruption and Financial Crime.

Conferences/Seminars/Workshops

  • Thessaloniki, 17 May 2019: “4th Industrial Revolution In Balkans” Law and Tech Summit, organised by the European Law Observatory on New Technologies.
  • Thessaloniki, 10 May 2019: Scientific Meeting on “R.E.S. – Current Regulatory Issues and Developments”, organised by the Centre of International and European Economic Law.
  • Thessaloniki, 12 – 14 Apr. 2019: “2nd Energy Union Future Leaders Academy” training, on the European Energy Union, organised by the Greek Energy Forum and Anatolia College of Thessaloniki.
  • Athens, 18 & 20 Mar. 2019: Executive Training Workshop, on “The R.E.S. participation in the new Electricity Market in Greece”, organised by the Hellenic Wind Energy Association.
  • Athens, 29, 30 Nov. & 1 Dec. 2018: Training Workshop on “Current Issues of Organisation and Liability in Corporate Companies”, organised by the Research Institute for Transparency, Corruption and Financial Crime.
  • Sofia, Bulgaria, 22 Jun. 2018: Scientific Meeting on “CETA: The EU – Canada Free Trade Agreement”, jointly organised by the Faculties of Law of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and the University of Sofia “St. Climent Ohridski”.
  • Plovdiv, Bulgaria, 21 & 22 Jun. 2018: Participation in the “Plovdiv Economic Forum”, organised by the Bulgarian Presidency of the E.U.
  • Thessaloniki, 7 & 8 Dec. 2010: Training workshop on “Tactics and Techniques of negotiation: Deal making – Dispute resolution (ADR) in the context of Mediation”, organised by the Bar Association of Thessaloniki.
  • Thessaloniki, 5, 6 & 7 Nov. 2009: Training workshop on “Mediation: The alternative dispute resolution procedure”, jointly organised by the Bar Associations of Thessaloniki and Piraeus.

Professional experience

Legal counseling support and litigation services in the following fields:

  • Litigated before every court in the judicial hierarchy, Civil, Criminal and Administrative, including Supreme Court (Areios Pagos) and Council of State. Representation before Committees of Ministries and Public Sector Legal Entities.
  • Commercial and corporate agreements and contracts (leasing, distribution, agency agreements).
  • Filing claims and pleading before Courts, on behalf of P.V. power producers, against the Operator of Electricity Market.
  • Filing of Applications for Annulment and pleading before Courts, on behalf of Higher and Highest ranking Officers of the Hellenic Armed Forces, concerning issues of promotions, termination of service and pensions.
  • Filing claims and pleading before Courts, in cases of Contract Law, Family Law, Inheritance Law (damages claims, maintenance costs, divorces, inheritance claims).
  • Counseling and litigating support of Capital and Private Companies (incorporation, dissolution, demergering and mergering).
  • Litigation support of the public organisation “Regional Association of Managing Bodies of Solid Waste of Central Macedonia (FoDSA Kentrikis Makedonias) on criminal and administrative cases.
  • Pleading before Criminal Appelates in high public interest cases (Civil Action Attorney in cases of mass fraud of civilians).
  • Associate in the scientific organisation Center for Security Studies (KEMEA). Examiner in the practical (oral) Certification Exams of professionals who lack a licensed professional title of the specialisation “Private Security Staff”.
  • Writing of legal opinions in matters of data protection.

Languages

Greek, English

Practice areas

Energy Law, Technology Law, Data Protection Law, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Criminal Law, Public Law, Military Law.

  • 210 361 1225
  • 210 361 1236
  • 210 361 0227
  • a.giannopoulos@kanell.gr