Law School

Commercial Law

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Akadimias 45 (2nd Floor) | Email: ekinini@htplaw.com.gr



Effie Kinini is an Assistant Professor at the Law School of the University of Athens (Sector of Commercial Law) teaching Competition Law; Competition and Regulation: The examples of telecoms and energy; Industrial Property Law (intellectual property rights and law of unfair trading practices); Securities Law; Private Insurance Law. Education: Graduate of the Universities of Athens (LL.B., 1996; LL.M in Commercial Law, 1998; LL.M in Civil Law, 2000; PhD in Competition Law, 2004) and London (MA in Economics for Competition Law, 2008). Academic Experience: Lecturer at the University of Aegean (Department of Business Administration) (2007-2009); Lecturer at the Law School of the University of Athens (2010-2017); Assistant Professor at the same school (as from 2017). Scientific Experience:  Member of the Board of the Hellenic Copyright Organization (2010-2011). Member of Legislative Committees reforming competition law and consumer law. Member of the scientific Association of Greek Commercialists. Professional experience: Lawyer at the Athens Bar (as from 1998). Involved in competition cases before the Hellenic Competition Commission and in ligation cases before civil courts related to a wide range of areas of private law. Legal Advisor at the Deputy Minister’s Office of the Ministry of Development (2000-2001) and the General Secretariat for Consumer Protection (2009-2012). Lawyer at the Hellenic Telecommunications and Post Commission (EETT) (as from 2012). Languages: English, German, French. Publications: Monographs and articles on Commercial and European Law. Member of the Scientific Committee of Greek Law Reviews (EEmpD, DEE).


She is the author of numerous articles. Her principal monographs and edited volumes in the fields of Competition Law, Insolvency Law and Banking Law include: IEL, Competition Law in Greece (edited by Dimitris Tzouganatos), 2015, pp.  42-51, 58-79, 86-91, 142-143, 164-173, 182-193, 204-229; “The Refusal to Grant Licences for Intellectual Property Rights in Competition Law”, 2004; “Collective Rights Organizations and Competition Law”, 2001; “Payment Services. The private law aspects of the Law 3862/2010 (implementing the provisions of PSD)”, 2016; “Issues of international jurisdiction in European Insolvency Law”.