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Professor of Public Law

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Akadimias 47  (1st Floor) | e-mail:, tel.: 210-3688646


George DELLIS is a professor of Public Law at the Athens Law Faculty and Head of the LLM programs of the same School in the fields of Public Law. He is also the founding and managing partner of the “Dellis and partners law firm” and an active lawyer at the Athens Bar Association.

George Dellis was born in Athens (1967). He graduated from the Athens Law Faculty in Greece in 1988, before following postgraduate studies in Paris France (Université Paris II- Pantheon Assas). George obtained a PhD in 1994 with distinction (très honorable avec félicitations du jury) working on the relationship between administrative and criminal law in the field of administrative sanctions. He was also attributed the ability to teach and to conduct researches in French Universities (habilitation à diriger des recherches en Droit). After teaching as a Lecturer at the European Institute of Public Administration in Maastricht (1994), George joined the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg (currently, Court of Justice of the European Union) as Référendaire (legal assistant) at the Cabinet of the Advocate General, Mr. Cosmas between 1996 and 2000. As of 2003, George teaches at the Athens Law Faculty together with other academic institutions in Greece and abroad (mainly, Sciences-Po in Paris France, Bahcesehir in Istanbul Turkey and UMich Law School, Ann Arbor, MI, US). He combines academic activities with liberal profession, being member of the Athens Bar Association and practicing mainly before the Supreme national and European Courts. George’s fields of expertise, both academic and professional include all various fields of public law, both domestic and European. George has published various legal books and numerous articles or contributions in collective works, in Greek, English and French. He is married and father of three children.

  •  “L’influence du droit pénal sur le droit administratif répressif ” (in French, ed. LGDJ, Paris, 1997),
  • European Environmental Law” (in Greek, ed Sakkoulas, Athens, 1998),
  • Régulation, service public et intégration régionale en Grèce, in Marcou G., Moderne F. (ed), Droit de la régulation, service public et intégration régionale, Tome 2, Expériences européennes, (L’Harmattan, Paris 2005),
  • Public Utilities and the Market: Vol. I. and II (in Greek, Ant. N. Sakkoulas eds., Athens, 2008),  
  • Can you teach an old public law system new trick? The Greek experience on good regulation, in Auby J.-B., Perroud Th. (ed), Regulatory Impact Assessment, (INAP Paris 2013),
  • Greek Administrative Justice in the Quest of Reasonable Time”, (in Greek, Nomiki Vivliothiki eds, Athens 2013),
  • Application for just satisfaction according to Law 4055/2012”, (in Greek, Nomiki Vivliothiki ed., Athens 2013),
  • Administrative Sanctions in Greece, in Jansen O. (ed), Administrative Sanctions in the European Union, (Intersentia Publishing, The Netherlands 2013),
  • Administrative Enforcement, Procedure, Challenging in Tzouganatos D. (ed), Competition Law in Greece, (Wolters Kluwer Law and Business, The Netherlands 2015),
  •  La Constitution économique grecque- Bref aperçu d’une évolution de 40 ans, in Auby J.-B., Idoux P. (ed), Le gouvernement économique européen, (Bruylant/Groupe Larcier 2017)
  • Demos and Agora. Public Law Under the Spotlight of Economic Analysis” (in Greek, Eurasia publications, Athens 2018)
  • The relationship between domestic and EU policy developments: the Greek case as a paradigm on climate change and clean energy, in Minas S., Ntousas V. (ed), EU Climate Diplomacy. Politics, Law and Negotiations, (Routledge 2018)
  • Servant of two masters or Trojan horse? “Independent” regulators in EU member-states, the principal-agent problem and the attempt for an undercover federalization of the European Union, in Le futur du droit administratif - The future of administrative law, Sous la direction de Jean-Bernard Auby, avec la collaboration d'Émilie Chevalier et Emmanuel Slautsky, (Sciences-Po, LexisNexis 2019)