Our Team

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Agapinos Law Firm was built from the ground up by a team of exceptional professionals, led by Nikos Agapinos & Mema Simonetatou. Meet the most important people of our organization below.

 
Nikos Agapinos

Nikos Agapinos

Named Partner & Founder

EXPERTISE

Criminal litigation, Commercial and Civil Law (LLM)

BACKGROUND

Nikos Agapinos, senior partner and founder is a Commercial Law Expert (LLM in Commercial Law from the Université Grenoble) with decades of experience and numerous of significant cases in his portfolio.

Bio

His expertise in Corporate, Bankruptcy and Media Law combined with his tremendous results on white-collar crime cases have established him as one of the leading legal consultants and litigators of the country.

He handles extremely complex and challenging cases of Civil, Criminal and Administrative Law being recognized for his striking efficiency and passionate protection of clients’ best interests.

Mema Simonetatou

Mema Simonetatou

Senior Partner & Founder

EXPERTISE

Trial attorney before the Supreme Court

BACKGROUND

Mema is an accomplished member of our litigation team. She studied Law in the Law School of Athens and worked during and after her studies at various law-firms focusing on litigation.

Bio

She is an excellent court attorney with a wide range of knowledge in the civil and criminal sector. Mema has had such an impressive number of “days in court” that she was dignified as a “lawyer before the Supreme Court” of Greece by her mid-thirties.

She consults firms and individuals mainly on civil and commercial law issues employing her skills to our clients’ best interests when they are mostly needed; at court.

Tellos Agapinos

Partner

EXPERTISE

Criminal and Commercial Law (LLM)

BACKGROUND

Tellos Agapinos is a young and promising member of our Firm. He specializes on Criminal and Civil Litigation. He is also an expert on the areas of Competition Law, Intellectual Property and Financial Crime.

Bio

After completing his bachelors legal studies in Greece (Democretus University of Thrace) he was accepted by the University of Glasgow for one of the most prestigious LLM programs in Commercial Law in Europe focusing in EU Competition Law and Intellectual Property (patents, Geographical Indications, Copyright, Trade Marks).

Concurrently, he studied Tax Law and specifically Tax Havens, Money Laundering, Double Taxation and Transfer Pricing. After publishing his Thesis on Anti-trust damage claims he graduated with Merits and passed the Athens Bar Exams.

From 2017 he is a PhD Candidate on the department of Criminal Procedure at the Democretus University of Thrace.

Maria Batzi

Associate

Bio

Maria is member of the Athens Bar Association since 2018. She holds an undergraduate degree of Athens Law School and a postgraduate law degree in the field of Public International Law with specialization in the Law of the Sea with distinction. During her studies, she spent one semester in Italy as a scholar at the Embassy of the Hellenic Republic in Italy, receiving a first glimpse of international working experience. She speaks four foreign languages English, French, Spanish and Italian. Maria’s practice area lies mainly in the area of Civil and International Law.

Ιoanna Trivyzadaki

Associate

Bio

Ioanna is member of the Athens Bar Association since 2017. She is a graduate of the Law School of the Democritus University of Thrace, where she obtained her LL.B degree and holds a Master of Laws (LL.M) in Penal Law and Penal Procedure of the Democritus University of Thrace.   She has a solid academic background in the area of Civil and Penal Law closely follows a variety of white-collar crimes, property crimes, and other legal issues. She provides a suite of services to handle all your legal needs. She speaks English, German, and French.

Markella Trempeli

Junior Associate

Bio

Markella is a young promising attorney licenced at the Athens Bar Association from 2021.
She excelled her Bachelor’s degree at Athens’ Law School and she has been working with us quite a long time now having handled various complex legal matters.

Iliana Arvaniti

Trainee Attorney

Bio

Iliana studied law at Athens Law School (LLB) and is fluent in Greek, English and French.

Christos Christou

Partner – Head of  our Commercial Law Department

Bio

Christos is the founder and managing partner of the practice.
He has advised (on a regular and project basis) and
represented in disputes, in Greece and several other jurisdictions
in Europe and the MENA region, a number of Fortune 500
companies from various industries, including the banking,
automobile, pharmaceutical, FCMG, TMT, advertising, hotels
and restaurants, supermarkets and fashion retail sectors, as well
as major international and domestic corporate clients, state
agencies and not-for-profit organizations. Christos is
experienced in Real estate (investment and development),
Construction and Projects, Banking, Finance and Capital
Markets, Oil and Energy, Corporate and M&A, Commercial and
Competition, Intellectual Property, Tax and Dispute Resolution.

Nikos Linaras

Senior Associate

Bio

Nikos focuses on Real Estate, Construction and
Projects, Corporate and M&A, Trademarks and
Hotels & Leisure. He is equally experienced as
an advisor and a litigator. Nikos has
represented several foreign and domestic
corporate clients before the Greek courts of all
degrees and has also served as the legal
counsel of listed companies, Greek subsidiaries
of international conglomerates and municipal
or other state authorities.

Asimina Delakou

Senior Associate

Bio

Mina is the co-ordinator of the Dispute Team
and an experienced civil and commercial
litigator. She specializes in Public Procurement
and Data Protection and is a certified GDPR
practitioner and an Accredited Mediator. She
is also experienced in Real estate, Intellectual
Property and Gaming.

Stella Chatzi

Associate

Bio

Stella is the Legal Manager of the Practice. She
is experienced in civil and commercial disputes
and in alternative dispute resolution and she is
also licensed as an Accredited Mediator. She
specializes in property as well as corporate and
commercial law.

Michael Skouzes

Trainee Associate

Bio

Michael is the most recent member of the
Team. He specializes in Corporate and
Commercial, Energy and Real Estate and
Projects.


Our firm employs an  exquisite team of associates who excel in Criminal, Civil and Financial Law holding high caliber postgraduate and doctorate degrees  from the most reputable universities of Greece and Europe. Specifically, we employ associates who excel in Criminal, Administrative, Commercial and Civil Law and each one of them provides us with specialized knowledge on their respective sectors of legal specialization constituting an extremely effective team of experts