Curriculum Vitae

Studies

  • 1999-2000Master’s Degree (LLM) in European and International Trade Law

    Glasgow Caledonian University, United Kingdom (Glasgow)

                            Dissertation Title ” The issue of Marine Insurance with specific relevance to the phenomenon of Maritime Piracy”

                            Magna Cum Laude

  • 1995-1998   |   B.A. in Law

                            De Montfort University, United Kingdom (Leicester)

Professional Experience

  • 2017 – 2019 | Vice Mayor of Administration at the Municipality of Nafpaktia

  • 2014 – 2019 | President of the Maritime Bureau of the Municipality of Nafpaktia

  • 2006 –  | Member of the Bar Association of Messologgi

  • 2000 –  2004   | European Parliament – Parliamentary Assistant

    Legal adviser to a Member of the European Parliament. Main tasks: scientific support in European, national and international Law, drafting parliamentary reports and opinions, amending legislative proposals, follow up of the Committee on Environment Public Health and Consumer Policy, Committee on Petitions and Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs. Scientific support on National, European, and International Law. Follow up of the proceedings of the European Parliament in Strasbourg on matters concerning the above mentioned committees.

Conferences and Seminars

    • 26 April 2004-Brussels

    “Emissions Trading/Implementation of theKyoto Protocol” organised by Committee on Industry, External Trade, Research and Energy of the European Parliament

    • 19 February 2004 – Brussels

    Consumer Protection: Cross border infringements, administrative co-operation and enforcement” organised by the organised by Committee on Legal Affairs and the Internal Market of the European Parliament

    • 20 January 2004 – Brussels

    A new legal framework for payments in the internal market” organised by the by Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament

    • 24 November 2003 – Brussels

    Legal remedies for victims of international crime” organised by the Committee on Citizens’ Freedoms and Rights, Justice and Home affairs of the European Parliament

    • 7 October 2003 – Brussels

    Protection of copyright and performing rights” organised by the organised by Committee on Legal Affairs and the Internal Market of the European Parliament

    • 6 October 2003 – Brussels

    The Schengen Convention – Development of the Schengen Information System (SIS II) and data protection” organised by the Committee on Citizens’ Freedoms and Rights, Justice and Home affairs of the European Parliament

    • 12 September 2003 – Brussels

    “World Bank’s Report on Governance and Development in the Middle East and North Africa” organised by the World Bank and the MEDEA Institute

    • 1-3 August 2003 – Nafpaktos – Greece

    «Europe of balanced and sustainable development»

    Organizer on behalf of the European Parliament

    • 28 April 2003 – Brussels

    “Facilitating the free movement of persons in the European Union” organised by the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs of the European Parliament

    • 18 February 2003 – Brussels

    “Which Presidency for the European Union?” organised by the Committee on Constitutional Affairs of the European Parliament

    • 11 – 12 December 2002 – Antwerp

    “Conference on the European Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on Environmental Liability” organised by the Europe & Environment Division, Environment and Infrastructure Department and the Ministry of the Flemish Community

    • 5 November 2002 – Brussels

    “The Commission Green Paper on Criminal-law protection of the financial interests of the Community and the establishment of a European Prosecutor” organised by the Committee on Budgetary Control of the European Parliament

    • 3 October 2002 – Brussels

     “Round table on Environmental Liability” organised by the Committee on Environment, Public Health and Consumer Policy of the European Parliament

    • 1 October 2002 – Brussels
      “Aquaculture in the European Union – Present and future” organised by Committee on Fisheries
    • 18-20 September 2002 – Brussels

    “European Conference on Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Human Beings”

    Organised by the Committee on Citizens’ Freedoms and Rights, Justice and Home Affairs of the European Parliament

    • 8-9 July 2002Brussels
      “Meeting with National Parliament on Progress in the Work of the Convention” organised by Committee on Constitutional Affairs of the European Parliament
    • 19 June 2002Brussels

    “The development of and new prospects for the European economic union” organised by Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament

    • 21 May 2002Brussels
      “The draft directive on environmental liability” organised by Committee on Legal Affairs and the Internal Market of the European Parliament
    • 17 April 2002Brussels

    “The respect for fundamental rights: situation within the European Union in 2001” organised by Committee on Citizens’ Rights and Freedoms, Justice and Home Affairs of the European Parliament

    • 19 February 2002 – Brussels

    “The future of European Tourism” organised by the Committee on Regional Policy, Transport and Tourism of the European Parliament

    • 10 September 2001 – Brussels

    “Public Hearing on the US Missile Defence initiative – Europe’s Response?” organised by Committee on Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Common Security and Defence Policy of the European Parliament

    • 7 September 2001 – Brussels

    “Workshop on Environmental Liability” organised by the European Environmental Bureau – Key speaker on “An environmental committee point of view”

    • 26 June 2001Brussels

    “Public Hearing on the 6th framework programme” organised by Committee on Industry, External Trade, Research and Energy of the European Parliament

    • 27 February 2001 – Brussels

    “Hearing on the implementation of the rules on competition” organised by Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs

    • 26 February 2001Brussels
      “Iraq and the International Community”
      organised by Committee on Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Common Security and Defence Policy of the European Parliament
    • 21 November 2000 – Brussels

    “Water and development in the developing countries” organised by the Committee on Development and Cooperation of the European Parliament

    • 18 September 2000Brussels

    Working Seminar: “Access to Documents of the EU Institutions: the key to a more Democratic and Efficient Union” organised by Committee on Citizens’ Rights and Freedoms, Justice and Home Affairs of the European Parliament

Assignments – Presentations

    • Diplomatic Immunity under International Law
    • An overview of the anti-dumping issue under the International Legal Framework
    • The right of Conscientious Objection to Military Service
    • Human Rights violation in Turkey under International Law – The case of Cyprus
    • Critically asses the extent to which Case 72/83, Campus Oil Ltd v. Minister for Industry and Energy [1984] ECR 2727 contributed to the development of EC Economic Law
    • Mergers in relation to Articles 81(ex 85) and 82(ex 86) EC
    • Why there is no exemption procedure for Article 82 of the EC Treaty as opposed to Article 81
    • The leading case of “Consten & Grundig v Commission Case 58/64 (1966) ECR 299” and its importance under the EC Law
    • The Ramsar Convention – Scope and Enforcement
    • Comparative analysis between the English and French Contract Law
    • Unfair Dismissal – A critical approach
    • Comparative Analysis of the two leading cases Esso Petroleum Co Ltd v Harpers’ Garage (Stourport Ltd) [1968] and Cleveland Petroleum Co Ltd v Dartstone Ltd [1969] 1 All ER 201
    • Moot Case on Contract Law
    • Presentation on Charter Parties
    • Presentation on International Jurisdiction
    • Presentation on the four factors of the EC which should move freely: Persons – Services – Capital and Goods
    • Presentation on Article 82 of the EC Treaty (Dominant Position) – Issues and Analysis
    • Presentation of the Ramsar Convention at LLB graduate students