Grigoris Alekos
& Associates

Welcome to the law office of Grigorios Alekos and Associates. The office specializes in various areas of law and is based in Athens.

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About us

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rigorios Alekos Law Office specializes in criminal law and, in particular, in handling financial crime, corporate criminal law and risk management cases.

The excellent professional training, the ongoing updating on the national and international legal developments as well as the long experience guarantee the provision of high-quality legal services to natural persons or entities at all stages of criminal proceedings constitute the most reliable legal advisor.

Specialization fields

Property Crimes

Corporate criminal liability

Criminal activities money laundering and terrorism funding

Corruption

Negligence

European Arrest Warrant – Extradition and mutual assistance in criminal cases

Resume

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rigorios Alekos was born in Athens in 1982 and became member of the Athens Bar Association in 2006. He graduated in 2004 from the Law School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. In 2018 he obtained the Master’s degree in Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure with honors from the University of Athens, whilst in 2020 he is a Criminal Law PhD candidate in at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. In 2021 he was elected as an associate professor of Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure at the School of Officers of the Hellenic Police. He is also a Data Protection Officer certified by Τüv Nord - Tüv Hellas having been hired by a number of companies as a Data Protection Officer.

He has participated in numerous law conferences and his articles were hosted in legal journals, being at the same time an active member of the Hellenic Society of Criminal Law and of the Hellenic Criminologists Association.

In 2007 was established the Grigorios Alekos Law Office. In 2008 he became Chief Legal Adviser in all the companies of the Klaoudatos Group, while in 2017 he was selected as Legal Advisor by one of the leading companies engaged in the pharmaceutical sector.

He practices criminal law since 2006 with special emphasis on financial crime. He has attended as defense lawyer and civil party in major criminal cases in Greece, of special public interest and has long experience in all financial crime specialization fields and much more so in such of corporate criminal liability as well as of fraud, embezzlement, officers’ bribery, criminal activities money laundering, breach of trust, breach of competition and environmental law provisions, of the tax and criminal law, the customs Code, the European an international arrest warrant, the extradition and judicial assistance as well as of terrorism.

He speaks Greek, English and Italian.

Professional Experience
2021

Data Protection Officer at “Pharmaceutical Warehouse Georgios Sarantis SA”.

2017

Chief Legal Adviser of the “Pharmaceutical Warehouse Georgios Sarantis SA”.

2016

Lawyer at the Supreme Court (Areios Pagos) with a series of successful representations in the Supreme Court of Cassation of our country, dealing mainly with corporate criminal liability.

2010 - 2016

Lawyer at the Athens Court of Appeal, counting more than five hundred representations in criminal, civil and administrative Courts specialized in corporate criminal liability, financial criminal offenses and criminal enforcement.

2007 - 2016

Lawyer of the “Pharmaceutical Warehouse Georgios Sarantis SA” being mainly engaged in the collection of receivables and preparation of commercial contracts.

2008 - 2011

Chief Legal Adviser in all the companies of the Klaoudatos
Group: «Α Klaoudatou Sons & Co. SA», “Commercial and Tourist
Enterprises Paros Societe Anonyme Commercial and Tourist Company” and “Emporiki - Touristiki Kalavryton Ltd.” and Lawyer of the prominent businessmen Angelos Klaoudatos and Athanasios Klaoudatos.

2007 - 2010

Lawyer at the Athens First Instance Court, counting more than three hundred representations in criminal, civil and administrative Courts dealing mainly with financial criminal offenses, criminal enforcement and debt collection.

2006 - 2007

Associate at the Law Office of Mr. Dimosthenis Pan. Vlitas, counting more than fifty legal representations, mostly in criminal hearings and criminal enforcement.

2004 - 2006

Internship at the Law Office of Mr. Dimosthenis Pan. Vlitas, which is mainly engaged in criminal cases – Acquisition of the license to practice law. Appointment as lawyer at the Athens First Instance Court.

Education
2021

Participation in the online discussion of the Greek Criminologists Association on “The role of Judicial Councils in the New Criminal Procedure Code”.

Attendance of a cycle of Seminars with the general title «Civil and Commercial Law in the EU» of the Law School of the University of Athens, Themistoklis and Dimitrios Tsatsos Foundation, the Center for European Law and the University of Cyprus.

Certified by Τüv Nord - Tüv Hellas as Data Protection Officer.

Participation in the online discussion of the Greek Criminal Law Society and the Laboratory of Criminal and Criminal Procedure of the Democritus university of Thrace on “Issues from the Special Part of the new Penal Codes”.

Participation in the online discussion of the Greek Criminologists Association on “Current Issues of Tax Criminal Law”.

Participation in the online Scientific Event with the general title “Current issues of tax criminal law” organized by the the Greek Criminologists Association and the Laboratory of Criminal and Criminal Procedure of the Democritus university of Thrace.

Participation in the online Scientific Event with the general title “Penalties Execution Issues” organized by the Greek Association of Prosecutors.

2020

Attendance of a cycle of Seminars with the general title «The New Criminal Code» of the Institute of European and International Criminal Law.

Participation in an event of the University of Nicosia entitled "Organized Crime and Criminal Organization: Criminal and Constitutional Dimensions in Cyprus and Greece".

Participation in the online discussion of the Greek Criminologists Association on "Topical issues of property criminal law".

PhD Candidate in Criminal Law, University of Athens.

Education
2019

Attendance of a cycle of Seminars with the general title "The New Law of Societe Anonyme (Law 4548/2019)" at the School of Commercial Law of The Athens Bar Association.

Participation in the Judges and Prosecutors Association Seminar entitled “The New Criminal Codes”.

Attendance of a cycle of Seminars with the general title « The New Criminal Code» at the School of Criminal Law.

Participation in the 8 th conference of the Greek Criminologists Association on “The Criminal Procedure of the European Union – Trends and Challenges”.

2018

Attendance of Seminar with the general title «Conditional Release of Convicts” organized by the Greek Association of Prosecutors and The Athens Bar Association.

Participation in the 13 th Panhellenic Conference of the Greek Criminal Law Society on “Ideology and Criminal Law”.

Attendance of Forensic Graphology courses of the Criminal and Criminological Investigations Laboratory of the University of Athens Law School.

2017-2018

Award of the Master’s Degree in Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure with honors from the National And Kapodistrian University of Athens.

2005-2006

Attendance of Criminal Law Seminars with the general title “School of Criminal Law” of The Athens Bar Association.

Attendance of Criminal Procedure Seminars with the general title “School of Criminal Procedure” of The Athens Bar Association.

Attendance of Criminal Law Seminars with the general title “School of Criminal Law” of The Athens Bar Association.

2000 - 2004

Attendance at the Law School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

2003

Attendance of a conference on “Modern Public relations in practice” held by the Greek Center of Publicτου & International Relations.

1999

Graduation from the 14th General Lyceum of Athens.

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The Office

Having established the office in 2007, Grigorios Alekos, was soon recognized in his field, by reason of his active personality, his anthropocentric approach in combination with his thorough scientific training and, as a result, our office undertakes serious criminal cases and our legal advice services are regularly retained by major businessmen.

The philosophy of the office is based on three axes: Dynamic approach, professional integrity and full response to the needs of the client. Our office has been engaged in all fields being specialized in the handling of criminal cases, having undertaken and successfully processed cases of special public interest (Conspiracy of the Nuclei of Fire – Phoenix Plan, triple manslaughter in Eretria), being, however, focused on the financial crime (Criminal Circuit 2) and the corporate criminal law.

Over the years, our office has managed to establish the reputation of a high-standard law firm perfectly adapted to the needs of each client, showing excellent professional consistency.

The extensive knowledge of the compliance procedures, internal investigations, partnership procedures and competitive practices as well as the long involvement in the management and receivables collection are the reasons why our office is regularly selected for the provision of advices in the context of corporate criminal liability, which is a particularly important area of our concern.

At the same time, our office enables our clients to appeal not only to national courts but also to the European Court of Human Rights as well as to International Organizations. 

Associates

Our office collaborates with experienced and competent Lawyers, Notaries and Bailiffs throughout Greece in order to meet your needs and offer you high quality legal services.

Danae – Christina Alexaki
Athens Lawyer

Sofia Dambali
Thessaloniki Lawyer

Ifigeneia Liatsou
Athens Notary Public

Evangelos Gogakos
Thessaloniki Lawyer

Maria Gogakou
Chalkidiki Notary Public

Charithea Piskopianou
Cyclades Lawyer

Christos Gitsas
Athens Notary Public

Charlambos Alekos
Athens First Instance Court Bailiff

News & Publications

In this section you will be informed about the current jurisprudential issues and the publications of our office.