Our people

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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.

Magda Margoni

Magda Margoni

Partner

EXPERTISE

Civil and Administrative Law and Procedure

BACKGROUND

Magda studied Law in Athens Law School and took part in various academic conferences of Civil Law and Civil Procedure. Magda is a partner and an important asset of our Firm.

Bio

She has been also a court member of the committees judging appeals on cases concerning the National Land and Property Registry.

She has been authorized to practice Law from the Athens Bar Association since 2001. Magda is a partner and an important asset of our Firm.

She usually consults Firms and individuals on matters of Civil and Administrative Procedure and supervises junior associates/trainees.

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Tellos Agapinos

Associate

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.


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Foteini Makroglou - Panousaki

Foteini Makroglou – Panousaki

Associate

EXPERTISE

Commercial and Business Law (LLM)

BACKGROUND

Foteini is one of our UK “raised” attorneys. She holds a Bachelors and a Masters Degree from the University of Essex having been specialized in International Commercial Law.

Foteini did also graduate from the Political Science Department of the Athens Law School. She is a certified member of Athens Bar association form 2014.

She usually consults clients on legal issues of Commercial Law which is her specialization, but also on Civil and Criminal cases.

Elli Thanasenari

Elli Thanasenari

Associate

EXPERTISE

Civil Law and Procedure

BACKGROUND

Elli is a new member of our Firm. She graduated Democritus Law School of Thrace and has worked in Firms since 2012 focusing on Civil Law and Damage claims.

She speaks English and German fluently and is a certified member of Athens Bar Association since 2015.

Christine Seiragaki

Christine Seiragaki

Junior Associate

EXPERTISE

Civil and Criminal Law

BACKGROUND

Christine is a lawyer, registered at the Athens Bar Association from 2014. She is a graduate of Athens Law School. She has worked mainly on cases of civil (family) law and criminal law. She has a working knowledge of English and German.

Yannis Papatriantafyllou

Yiannis Papatriantafyllou

Trainee

EXPERTISE

Criminal Law (LLM)

BACKGROUND

Yannis holds a Bachelor degree in Law from National and Kapodistrian University of Athens obtained with upper second class honours.

Yannis is a member of the Athens Bar Association.

Yannis was accepted by the LLM program on Criminal Law of the Law School of Athens.

Helen Fragiadaki

Helen Fragiadaki

Personal Assistant and Secretarial Manager

BACKGROUND

Helen has studied Business Administration and is responsible for the administrative organization of the office.

She speaks English and Greek equally since her second nationality is Canadian.