DIMITRIOS S. MANTZOS

DIMITRIOS S. MANTZOS

Attorney at Law, Mediator, LL.M.

Supreme Court, PhD Cand. accredited mediator
Born in Patras, 1982.  Admitted to the Athens Bar Association in 2006.

Education

  • National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Law School (Candidate PhD in Civil Procedural Law, May 2015 – present)
  • National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Law School (LLM in Commercial Law, 2004 – 2006)
  • Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Law School (Law Degree, 2004).

Professional Experience

  • Accredited Mediator by the Ministry of Justice Transparency and Human Rights (July 2014)
  • Scientific Advisor, Hellenic Parliament (February 2015 – present)
  • Member, Central Mediation Committee (May 2018 – present)
  • Executive Secretary, ADR Promotion Organisation (OPEMED) (January 2016 – present).
  • Secretary, Scientific Council of the Institute for Justice & Growth, European Public Law Organization (June 2016 – present).
  • Member, Mediators’ Accreditation Committee (December 2014 – December 2017)
  • Registered member of the Official List of Mediators of the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry (June 2015 – present).
  • Special Advisor, Office of the Secretary General. Ministry of Justice Transparency and Human Rights (May 2013 – January 2015).
  • Special Consultant Office of the Secretary General of Crime Policy, Ministry of Justice Transparency and Human Rights (June 2012 – October 2012)
  • Special Consultant, Minister’s Office, Ministry of Justice Transparency and Human Rights (September 2011 – May 2012)
  • Member of the Governmental Council for the Private Debt Management (Support Group) (January 2014 – February 2015)
  • Member of the Member of the Ministry of Justice Legislative Drafting Committee for the reform of Family Law (November 2014 – February 2015)
  • Member of the Ministry of Development Working Group on the integration of EU Directive 2013/11/EC on alternative dispute resolution for consumer affairs and for the introduction of supplementary measures for the implementation of Regulation (EU) No 524/2013 on online dispute resolution for consumer affairs (October 2014 – May 2015)
  • Member of the Ministry of Justice Coordinating Committee for the promotion of Mediation in Greece (January 2014 – February 2015)
  • Member of the Member of the Ministry of Justice Legislative Drafting Group for the reform of Mediation Law (September 2014 – December 2014)
  • Member of the Ministry of Justice Special Legislative Drafting Committee for the integration of the European Commission Recommendation of 12.03.2014 on a new approach to business failure and insolvency (August 2014 – February 2015).
  • Member of the Negotiation Team of the Ministry of Justice Transparency and Human Rights for the implementation of the international financial support & reforms program (May 2013 – January 2015)
  • Supporting advisor to the Special Legislative Drafting Committee for the Civil Procedural Code Reform (May 2013 – June 2014)
  • Member of the Ministry of Justice Working Group for the adoption of video-conferencing methods in Greek Justice (June 2012 – December 2012).
  • Supporting Member of the Ministry of Justice Working Group for the reform of Administrative Justice (resulting in Law 4055/2012) (September 2011 – December 2011).

Training

  • Piraeus Mediation Centre (Mediator’s Training, 2014)
  • TUV Nord – DPO Training under the new GDPR (February 2018)

Articles, Studies & Presentations

  • Legal nature, enforceability and procedural consequences of ADR clauses in civil and commercial disputes (Doctoral Thesis – ongoing)
  • Compulsory Mediation Constitutionality Issues (Thessaloniki Bar Association, May 2018)
  • Mediation Clause: Current state-of-play & perspectives (Rodopi Bar Association, April 2018)
  • Guide to Mediation for Lawyers (CCBE & CEPEJ, collective wrok, July 2017 – May 2018)
  • New provisions on Mediation (Athens Bar Association, March 2018)
  • Insolvency coordinators (L. 4469/2017) and Mediation (Private Debt Management Special Secretariat, Ocotber 2017)
  • Mediation Clause (eThemis, June 2017)
  • Justice and the Rule of Law και Κράτος Δικαίου (PES Activists, October 2016)
  • Questionnaire and Study on Legal Aid systems in Europe (CCBE, collective work, April – May 2016)
  • Promoting Mediation in Greece – Contribution from a practitioner’s point of view (MoJ, Mediation Roundtable Athens, April 2016)
  • Mediation: a constant challenge (MoJ, March 2015)
  • Promoting Mediation in Greece: progress evaluation and next steps (Xanthi Bar Association, December 2014)
  • Promoting Mediation in Greece – Strategy and perspectives (UIA Mediation Centres International Forum, Thessaloniki, September 2014)
  • Personal Insolvency in Greece – malaise and perspectives (Judicial Studies Society, collective work, July 2014)
  • Assessment of the implementation of Law 4055/2012 in Civil Justice (Vol. II), Ministry of Justice Transparency and Human Rights, July 2014 [Research, data processing, draft study].
  • SMEs and Insolvency – Current situation in Greece (Insolvency Workshop, Joint Vienna Institute, Vienna, May 2014)
  • Household Insolvency in Greece – Experiences & Prospects Greece (Insolvency Workshop, Joint Vienna Institute, Vienna, May 2014)
  • Assessment of the progress and practical implementation of Mediation and ADR in Greece, Ministry of Justice Transparency and Human Rights, October 2013 [Research, data processing, draft study].
  • Assessment of the implementation of Law 4055/2012 in Civil Justice – Action Plan for a New Civil Justice in Greece (Vol. I), Ministry of Justice Transparency and Human Rights, July 2013 [Research, data processing, draft study, strategy development].
  • The new e-filing procedure for legal documents before the Athens Court of First Instance: a step-by-step guide (SYNIGOROS Law Magazine, issue 90/2012).
  • Corporation branch spin-off – terminology, legal issues (LLM dissertation – University of Athens, April 2006)
  • Group of creditors in bankruptcy procedures (University of Athens, May 2005)
  • Shareholders’ preference rights (University of Athens, April 2005)
  • Regulation (EC) 1/2003 and the new Competition Law (University of Athens, January 2005)
  • Legal entities criminal liability (University of Thessaloniki, March 2001)

Languages

Greek, English, German

Practice Areas

Mediation in civil and commercial cases, Commercial Law, Corporations, Intellectual Property, Personal Data, Contracts, Real estate, Banking Law, Insolvency Law

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  • 210 361 1236
  • 210 361 0227
  • mantzos.d@gmail.com