DESPINA STYL. VEZAKIDOU

DESPINA STYL. VEZAKIDOU

Lawyer

Supreme Court Lawyer, TMT and EU Accredited Data Protection Legal Expert, ADR Group UK Accredited Mediator, Qualified to appear before the Supreme Courts.

Education

  • Master’s Degree in Commercial and Economic Law, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 1997
  • Bachelor Degree in Law, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 1995

Professional Experience

  • Scientific Assistant at Faculty of Applied Informatics of University of Macedonia with a main focus in Personal Data Protection, Privacy and Cybersecurity.
  • Lecturer in IT Law at the MSc Information Security and Computer Forensics of the Athens Metropolitan College (AMC) and East London University.
  • Lecturer in personal data protection at Data Protection Officer Academy/ TÜV AUSTRIA ACADEMY and Diavalkaniko Lifelong Training Center.
  • Law Office D.S. Vezakidou, Legal practice providing assistance to corporate and private clients. Major emphasis in E-Commerce and extensive academic and hands-on experience in Personal Data Protection, Substantial banking practice. (2016 – present)
  • Legal Counsel of HELLAS ONLINE, current VODAFONE HELLAS, Athens, (2007-2015)
  • Legal Counsel of FORTHΝΕΤ Group, Athens, (2003-2007)
  • Litigation partner in PIRAEUS BANK, Thessaloniki, (2000- 2003)
  • Legal Counsel at Municipality of Kassandra (2000-2002)
  • Litigation partner in National Cadastre S.A.(1999-2002)

Seminars

  • «2nd Data Privacy & Protection Conference 17», International conference, Netweek, Divani Caravel, 2017
  • «The 3rd International Conference on Information Security and Digital Forensics (ISDF2017) & The 3rd International Conference on Computing Technology and Information Management (ICCTIM2017)», Faculty of Computing, AMC College
  • «Data Protection Officer, General Data Protection Regulation», training programme, The DPO Academy and TÜV Austria, 2017
  • “Civil and Commercial Mediation”, ADR Group UK training programme, Limassol Cyprus, 2016
  • “Negotiation and Conflict Management”, led by HARVARD Kennedy School Lecturer in Public Policy, Dr Linda Kaboolian, Athens Institute of Technology (AIΤ), 2015
  • Mini MBA, “ICT Management” Strategy, Finance, Leadership, Technology Management and Marketing, Athens Institute of Technology (AIΤ), 2012
  • “Consumer Law”, Centre for European Constitutional Law, 2008
  • “European and Greek Competition Law”, Multifinance S.A. 2005
  • “Legal aspects of European Union Integration”, European Commission, 2001
  • “International Transactions”, ELKEPA, 1998

Author

Numerous articles in Legal Journals and press relating to e-communications, Commercial Law, Personal Data Protection and Commercial Mediation.

Languages

Greek, English, German

Honors & Awards:

  • Team Project Business Plan Proposal “PBX in the CLOUD for SMB’s” Bronze Award, Athens Institute Technology, 2012
  • Undergraduate scholarship, State Scholarships Foundation- IKY, 1990.
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