In fall of 1975, Panagiotis (Panos) Economou Esq. Supreme Court lawyer of Greece, opens his Law Office in private-owned premises in Kolonaki in Didiotou & Asklipiou streets, Athens Greece. Thus, following the long year lawyer family tradition, commenced by his grand father, US Lawyer, with the same name Panagiotis Economou, in Chicago, back in the 1915’s, in the USA.
As it is known, the area of Kolonaki constitutes the heart of Law and social and financial life of modern Athens. Athens, known as agglomerate thousands of years before, with Acropolis in its heart, is the junction of the old with the super modern times. The same way, as the city of Athens, the family traditional law office of Economou & Economou, constitutes the junction between the long year law practice, beginning with the time consuming public administration law and arriving to internet times, law of derivates and hedge funds, with specialisation on multimedia law, immaterial law, trade mark, royalties, administration and law protection.
With Law correspondents almost all over the World and with Lawyers practice in the area of Balkan Countries including Turkey, the Law Office Economou& Economou, with the continuous Law support, of his called also ,to the Supreme Court of Greece, Lawyer and senior partner, Panos Economou Lawyer Esq., who speaks fluently, also Turkish, among English, French, German, having lived and experienced in Law practice and business, in Istanbul, Berlin, Paris New York, USA , London UK and Saskatchewan Canada, the Law Office today presents an international Law Practice, in and outside the Greek Territory and Cyprus, not limited in the territory of the EU.
As specialised lawyers in Greece, in EU, and furthermore, as earlier attorneys at Law in the united States, are proud to daresay, that they have been able to serve and protect the interests of the clients of the office, through out the years and express their gratitude to the confidence shown, by a wide range of multinational corporations, as well as foreign and Greek, small people, individual clients.
In 1998, with legal studies in Athens Ms Kyriaki Economou, enforces and increase, with her Law general litigation practice and specialisation as traffic accidents, damage claim expert, enriched the team of Economou & Economou Family, Law office.
Later back, in 1998 Ms Joanna Economou with legal studies in the University of Fribourg-Switzerland in German and French speaking law faculty successfully graduated, and with a master degree in multimedia law, immaterial property rights, international business law, obtained by the faculty of law of Robert Schumann University of Strasbourg in France, joins the Law office Economou & Economou. Ms Ioanna Economou is a member of the Athens Bar, called also to the Supreme Court of Greece and is today an experienced with long years law practice in Athens, an experienced Lawyer, practicing as Barrister as well as solicitor. The lawyer Ms Ioanna Economou with her fluency in German, English, French and Italian and with specialised law practice in Strasbourg and Brussels known as the heart of the EU, and Athens, supports, the modern law fields of Economou & Economou law office.
The members of Economou & Economou law office are mainly called to the Athens and International law bar associations.
The top Law Officer of the Law office Panos Economou Esq. and main partner, is a Supreme Court lawyer of Greece Arios Pagos (the old name of Supreme Court of ancient Greece) being both a barrister and solicitor in the sense of differentiation made by English law tradition and practice.
The supreme Court Lawyer, Mr Economou Esq. has a long law practice in Greece and the EU, including Turkey, with his fluent Turkish and constitutes the main source of Law Info and precedent litigation support, to younger members of the Law Office in the frame of the saying in Greece… we need a young doctor but definitely, an old lawyer.
The law office Economou & Economou has offices in all over Greece and Cyprus.
The law office Economou & Economou with the organisation of geographical structure, could daresay, that do not leave its clientele exposed under the burning summer sun of Greece, even in the most isolated more than 3000 Greek islands of the Aegean and Ionian sea. The above is true, mainly for those, who would like to enjoy the Greek sun, by buying a property in the islands or in the mainland and need a legal coverage, so not to be burned by the sun using the legal umbrella ranging from the real estate agents to the Greek Law administrations paper work needs, that are not less in number, than the Greek Islands and the tourist Greek sites.
The Economou & Economou law office is always on the spot, offering as umbrella full legal coverage, because as another Greek saying indicates and points out in case where the mousses have to be chassed the pope prayers are good but to be on the safe side, employ a lawyer as cat.
The globalisation and the restructuring of the financial aspects of the ex communist Balkan states are very promising and Economou & Economou law office is a pioneer in helping the theory to become a successful practice, in the area.
The world wide collaborators of Economou & Economou law office in Australia, Latin America, USA, Canada and Japan with corresponding officer with resident partners in EU, gives to this traditionally family office, an international aspect.
The synthesis of long year’s law tradition and practice and the further specialisation and the enrichment of the staff continuously, with young collaborators and the endeavour of the Economou & Economou law office to the “open door” policy to new collaborations, world-wide, strengthen its role and expansions efforts in south eastern Europe.
The following have been the representative clients that our office has handled, several cases, during past years, in Greece i.e.
American Express Services Europe Ltd., IBM. World Trade Corp. (Greece), Coca Cola (Greece), Nova Scotia (Canadian Bank), Deutsche Bank (Hamburg), Sparkasse Germersheimm, The Royal Bank Of Canada, Chevron Oil International, Biomed GmbH, Continental Electronic Manufacturers Inc USA, several German firms and legal entities, such as DRV Deutscher Ruderverband, Lufthansa, Siemens collaborators in Greece such as EVEPI Industrial company and several other small people and individuals having pending legal cases in Greece in form of execution of family Law oriented German court decisions and rulings and judgement concerning divorce cases, Schadenersatz cases, alimony, in other words and legal terminology legal claims and collections, that necessitated a Greek Lawyer always needed on the spot, as legal support to civil and penal law cases.
Several UK ,US, French and German law firms apart from the aforementioned multies have been supported by this Law Office in Athens and in Greece for the pending litigation of their clients in our Greek Law jurisdiction and Law Court practice.