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Antitrust & Competition
Stamatis Drakakakis is a partner and head of our Antitrust & Competition practice. He was admitted to the Athens Bar in 2002 and he joined our firm in the end of 2019.
Stamatis covers the full range of EU and Greek competition work, including cartel investigations, merger control, JVs, distribution agreements, unilateral conducts, state aid measures and state intervention. He has represented multinational and major Greek corporations at both EU (European Commission and EU Courts) and national level (Hellenic Competition Commission, Sector Regulators and Greek Administrative Courts). His experience spans a wide spectrum of industries including electronic communications, energy, financial sector, constructions, airlines, broadcasting, retail, pharmaceutical, chemicals, steel, and defence. He has also been involved in cases where competition law interfaces with public procurement rules.
He has assisted the European Commission before the General Court of EU in numerous cases. He has also advised the Hellenic Republic with regard to privatisation projects and ad hoc state aid cases.
Stamatis is admitted before the Supreme Court and works in Greek, English and French. He has also completed a traineeship at the Court of Justice of the EU (in the Chambers of Judge V. Skouris – 2001/2002).
University of Athens, Faculty of Law (LL.B.)
College of Europe, Bruges – Belgium (LL.M., EU Law / Competition, 2001)